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MEC BASKETBALL: State prepares for inaugural Earl Lloyd Classic

BRIDGEPORT — The first full season in West Virginia State University’s Walker Convocation Center will begin with a meeting of the Yellow Jackets’ old and new conferences.

Coach Bryan Poore will kick off his 15th campaign...

Convictions related to the Upper Big Branch Mine

Before former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship’s indictment Thursday on charges related to the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster, four people connected to the mine had been convicted of federal charges:

| Thomas Harrah — Spent 10...

First snow of the season
First snow of the season

Ethics Commission hires Stepto as director
Ethics Commission hires Stepto as director

Following a six-week, 15-candidate search, the state Ethics Commission stayed close to home in selecting a new executive director Thursday.

After meeting in executive session for about 40 minutes, commissioners voted unanimously to hire current...

Lego qualifier to be held in South Charleston

A First Lego League Robotics Competition Regional Qualifier Competition, hosted by BridgeValley Community and Technical College, will take place Saturday at the Advanced Technology Center in the South Charleston tech park.

The event begins with...

GOP used-car salesman tops senior W.Va. state senator

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mark Maynard owns a used car lot, runs a towing business and spends his spare time on a professional drag racing pit crew. And despite not raising a dime for his Republican campaign and...

Timeline of Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster events

Here is a timeline of major events involving the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster:

| April 4, 2010 – At 3:02 p.m., an explosion erupts deep...

Readers’ Voice: Nov. 14, 2014

Express your opinion on any subject you wish. Not all comments are published. Call 304-357-4451 or email

Now that the Republicans are in control, we will have no environmental protection.

Will the people who say ...

Things to do: Nov. 14, 2014

COUNTRY FRIED AND STEPHANIE SPINKS: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.

“MONUMENTAL BRAHMS — VALENTINA RETURNS”: 8 p.m. Tickets $24, $37, $53 and $65. West Virginia...

Bill Maher brings his political punchlines to town Sunday
Bill Maher brings his political punchlines to town Sunday

Midterm elections had a lot of liberal pundits grumbling and predicting doom of one kind or another with the country moving more to the right. Comedian and satirist Bill Maher, who performs Sunday night at the Clay Center, acknowledged that the...

Bulletin Board: Nov. 14, 2014

Trail club hike

Kanawha Trail Club will sponsor a hike at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Malden Historic District. Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio and Randolph streets, across from the post office. The 90-minute, 1 1/2 mile walking...

Montgomery County, Virginia board opposes pipeline route

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – Montgomery County’s Board of Supervisors is opposing the proposed route of a natural gas pipeline through the county.

Media outlets report that the board voted 5-1 on Wednesday night to approve a resolution...

State schools scare prompts FEMA site visit review

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is reviewing its site visit procedures after a staff member’s appearance at two West Virginia elementary schools caused a scare.

School officials in Cabell County were not ...

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