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West Liberty president accused of violating ethics law

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Liberty University President Robin Capehart faces allegations that he violated state ethics law by using university resources to promote his film company.

The allegations are contained in a statement of...

Employee pleads guilty to taking money from WVU-Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A West Virginia University at Parkersburg employee faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to using school funds for personal expenses.

Kevin Francis Offenberger is scheduled to be sentenced in April. He...

Shots from the Bar: Jan. 29, 2015
Shots from the Bar: Jan. 29, 2015

We are on a fact-finding mission to prove without a doubt that there is life in Charleston after dark.

Here’s how you can help: Send us pictures of your friends, pictures of your friends’ friends or even pictures of complete...

In Short: Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Louisville’s Forecastle Music Festival has announced a list of some of the headlining acts for the huge event that takes place July 17-19.

Acts include Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic, Modest Weekend, Tweedy, The Tallest...

Diving into driving
Diving into driving

During the holidays, while most entertainers are settling in for some much-needed time with their families, monster truck drivers keep busy — at least, some of them do.

Corey Rummell, the driver for “Spike,” which appears...

Finding Frisson
Finding Frisson

Like a lot of musicians, Yvette Landry started playing music in school. It just happened that she was a teacher at the time.

Landry, who performs Saturday night with Cajun trio Frisson at the Culture Center, said she probably wouldn’t...

Summer sounds in winter
Summer sounds in winter

The mission of indie folk and jam band Dangermuffin is very simple.

“We want to bring joy and love and positivity,” guitarist Dan Lotti explained.

“That’s what music should be about. Music is about lifting the...

Former Freedom Industries execs set for U.S. arraignment

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Four former Freedom Industries executives are scheduled to be arraigned on a superseding indictment stemming from a chemical spill last January that turned off the water tap to 300,000 people.

The superseding...

State delegate appeals for donations for veterans’ program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Delegate Joshua Nelson is seeking donations of farm equipment for a program that gives a hand to veterans getting into farming.

The Boone Republican is making the appeal for the Veterans and Warriors Agriculture...

West Virginia History Bowl schedule set

The state Division of Culture and History has announced the dates for the sixth annual West Virginia History Bowl regional and state competitions. All eighth-grade history buffs are invited to showcase their knowledge of West Virginia and participate....

After CHS rape arrest, delay questioned

A Capital High School student who allegedly was raped at the school Monday didn’t have a forensic exam until the next day because school officials didn’t notify police until then — a delay that possibly made it more difficult to...

Capital’s boys KO No. 2 Woodrow
Capital’s boys KO No. 2 Woodrow

Aalik “Boobie” Harris scored a game-high 19 points and backcourt mate Leandre’ Rogers chipped in 11 points and a game-high six steals as Class AAA No. 8 Capital defeated No. 2 Woodrow Wilson 76-55 Wednesday night at Capital....

Knapper’s buzzer-beater lifts South Charleston over Huntington

HUNTINGTON — Huntington didn’t make many mistakes in the final minute against South Charleston Wednesday night, but a big one for the Highlanders was leaving six seconds on the clock — enough time for...

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