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Biggest ever Geri Olympics will return to region this week
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Biggest ever Geri Olympics will return to region this week

The event was first launched as a way to improve the lives of those in assisted living facilities

Biggest ever Geri Olympics will return to region this week
Biggest ever Geri Olympics will return to region this week

The event was first launched as a way to improve the lives of those in assisted living facilities

Coal’s best hope is Miss. power plant
Coal’s best hope is Miss. power plant

Rising from the scrub pines of central Mississippi is a $5.2 billion construction project that may determine the future of coal in the age of global warming.

In Kemper County, 90 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa, Ala.,the utility Southern Co. is...

Study says fuels from corn worse than gas for environment

WASHINGTON— Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil...

Mayor gets more than seconds
Mayor gets more than seconds

Pa. official eats at all 24 restaurants in his small town in one day

Teen Institute helps youths prevent drug abuse, violence

Six years ago, when Lauren first went to the Regional Teen Institute, a four-day summer camp in Ripley, she was in sixth grade, “a gawky, awkward middle school kid,” she said. “I was extremely hesitant to go by myself, knowing...

Upper Kanawha association to host ‘meet the candidates’ event

The Upper Kanawha Valley Mayors’ Association will hold a free, public “Meet the Candidates” event in Chesapeake at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 25.

The event will be held in the Lisa P. Curry Annex, which is beside the Chesapeake ...

Editorial: Mayor Bloomberg has every right to spend his $50 million promoting his cause

Free speech doesn’t come cheap and Congress shouldn’t limit it

Endorsements: House of Delegate 35th District Endorsements

Byrd, Caudill, Cooper and Wong offer mix of ideas and experience

Robert Samuelson: Income inequality is political issue, not economics

But can politics fix income differences?

Courtney Crabtee: Good communities don’t just happen

Girls on the Run and other groups improve the area

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Pet preparedness month

In conjunction with April being Pet Preparedness Month, Volunteer West Virginia is partnering with the Kanawha Charleston Humane Association for a Pet Preparedness event from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The first 20 people to ...

Bible verse on Parkersburg S. T-shirts questioned

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PARKSBURG — Wood County school officials have asked their lawyers to review a wrestling team’s T-shirts that bear a Bible verse on the back.

Superintendent Pat Law tells media outlets that the...

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7 W.Va. buildings given architecture awards
DEP wants public input on tank rules
Statehouse Beat: Online campaign finance reporting system still facing problems
Child’s shooting brings scrutiny to W.Va. gun laws

Business

Local marketing firm acquired by Indiana company, expands footprint into 25 states
James River Coal wants to auction off 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

Opinion

Jeremy Richardson: Blaming EPA oversimplifies W.Va.’s problems, neglects future
Chris Chanlett: Reread Perry Mann for spring
Sunday cartoon
Editorial: Some thoughts on the season of rebirth
James D. Felsen: Medicare data release a political sham

Sports

Magnolia gets by Sissonville 3-2
Luck encouraging fans to join amateurism debate
Syvertson used punting to get foot in the door with Mountaineers
Mirabal taking O-line’s growing pains in stride
Roundup: Elmore, Cato among VAD honorees

Life

Steelhammer: Looking for the pothole of gold at the end of the rainbow
Write Your Own Column: What happened to the Easter bonnet?
Spring flower swap upcoming in Braxton
WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad
Wine classes to benefit needy hospital patients

A&E

Review: ‘Trials Fusion’ keeps ‘one more try’ mantra alive
Arts Notes: April 20, 2014
Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
For one day at least, records rule the East End

Outdoors

At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20

Obituaries

Tommy E. Reynolds
Charlotte L. Osborne
Larry James
Thomas W. Pring Jr.
Johnny M. Halstead