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Firefighters battle blaze in Clendenin

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Firefighters from three different fire departments are battling a large house fire in Clendenin.

Deputy Kanawha County Emergency Services Director C.W. Sigman said a neighbor reported a fire at a home on Liberty Drive a...

Morrisey wants Charleston’s request for clarity on gun law tossed

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey wants a judge to throw out the city of Charleston’s attempt to clarify a law that allows people with concealed-weapons permits to take guns into city-owned recreational...

Freedom’s lawyers, advisers want $1.8M
Freedom’s lawyers, advisers want $1.8M

Freedom Industries might be bankrupt, but its lawyers expect to get paid.

Within the past week, Freedom Industries’ assemblage of lawyers, consultants and advisers have submitted bills...

Firefighters battle blaze in Clendenin

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Firefighters from three different fire departments are battling a large house fire in Clendenin.

Deputy Kanawha County Emergency Services Director C.W. Sigman said a neighbor reported a fire at a home on Liberty Drive a...

Prep softball: Burdette no-hitter leads Buffalo past Nicholas County at Best of the Best
Prep softball: Burdette no-hitter leads Buffalo past Nicholas County at Best of the Best

BUFFALO — Buffalo pitcher Ali Burdette got the annual Best of the Best softball tournament under way in fitting fashion Thursday afternoon.

Burdette, a junior who already has twice been named to the Class A All-State team in her...

Photo gallery: University of Charleston Maroon and Gold game
Photo gallery: University of Charleston Maroon and Gold game

The University of Charleston hosted its annual Maroon and Gold spring football game Thursday evening at University of Charleston Stadium. Daily Mail photographer Bob Wojcieszak was on hand to take these shots.

Derek Redd: Cato works on spreading the ball around

HUNTINGTON — For one day, Rakeem Cato didn’t throw a football Tommy Shuler’s way. The reason? He didn’t have a choice.

Family obligations kept Shuler, the Marshall football team’s all-Conference USA receiver...

Marshall football: Former transfers prepare for chance to play

HUNTINGTON — Ricardo Williams and Donaldven Manning weren’t names that Marshall football fans saw on the field last season. Yet that didn’t mean they spent 2013 as casual observers.

Williams, a former University of...

Tweet earns Charleston woman spot in Boston Marathon

Laura Casto, 29, won social media contest sponsored by adidas for entry in field

Prep track: Winfield’s Castro works back into form

Injury prevented Barkley Castro, the reigning girls Class AAA 800-meter state champion, from beginning this track season at peak form, but with each meet the Generals senior continues to reach higher toward her goals.

Castro won the 800...

WVU baseball: Means sharp as Mountaineers win at Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. — Junior left-hander John Means threw eight shutout innings and WVU had a five-run first inning en route to a 7-0 victory over Oklahoma on Thursday evening at L. Dale Mitchell Park.

The Mountaineers (18-15, 3-6 Big 12) broke a six-game Big 12 losing streak after being swept by TCU and Oklahoma State in back-to-back weekends. WVU had 16 hits and did not make an error for the second-straight game.

Five West Virginia batters had multi-hit games, led by a career-high three hits off the bat of freshman designated hitter Jackson Cramer.

Today’s meeting with the Sooners will begin at 7 p.m., and will be televised on affiliates of Fox College Sports Central. The radio broadcast will be on select affiliates of the Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG College.

Power baseball: West Virginia wins at Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Jerry Mulderig pitched four innings of two-hit ball against South Atlantic League foe Kannapolis and the Power scored four runs in the seventh to defeat the Intimidators (6-9) at CMC-Northeast Stadium on Thursday.

Danny Collins had two hits and Justin Maffei knocked in two runs for the Power (7-8).

The Power continues its series against Kannapolis in a 7:05 p.m. contest today.

Marshall baseball: Herd defeats WVU Tech

HUNTINGTON, W.Va — Former St. Albans player Michael Taylor struck out six and gave up one earned run in six innings and former Herbert Hoover star Corey Bird had a single, double and an RBI to help Marshall defeat WVU Tech 6-1 in college baseball action on Thursday.

Tech (14-21) and Marshall (16-20) will continue their four-game series at 3 p.m. today in Huntington.

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Business

Rockefeller, state officials look for Poca warehouse solution
Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership
Frontier, CWA extend contract a fourth time
Scriptures Cafe to open in Kanawha City

Opinion

Friday cartoon
Readers’ Voice: April 18, 2014
OP-ED: Expensive tax subsidies require accountability
Letters: April 18, 2014, Meth, guns, climate
Editorial: A much loved coal showdown

Sports

Herd’s Williams settling in at tackle after making move from defensive end
Hoover pounds Catholic in matchup of defending champs
Full-contact practices a hit with Holgorsen, QBs
The position to watch in MU’s offense
Prep baseball linescores, schedule — Apr. 17

Life

Rescuing hope: Murder victim’s son copes by joining search group
W.Va. center floats idea of ‘food hubs’
Learn the art of sushi making at Uncork and Create’s ArtWalk event
On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase

A&E

Review: Etheridge brings raw intensity to Clay Center
ArtWalk venues and ARTISTS
5 Questions ‘The Vagina Monologues’ returns
A&E events: April 17-23, 2014
Melissa Etheridge at Clay Center Thursday

Outdoors

Grant pays for Boy Scouts’ surface mine reforestation at Summit Bechtel
‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area
Height of spring brings year’s best trout fishing
Report details deer farming’s pluses, minuses
‘Mistaken for game’ shootings can be avoided

Obituaries

Sandra D. King
Lillian Joyce Hill
Richard D. McComas
James Bostic
Juanita Young Epperly