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Ohio State band marches on after director’s firing
Ohio State band marches on after director’s firing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day after he was fired, the band is performing with the Columbus Symphony in what is often considered its unofficial season...

Sen. Manchin’s brother sues him, other brother over $1.7 million loan

FAIRMONT, W.Va. -- U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s brother has sued the senator and a third brother over more than $1.7 million that was allegedly loaned to keep a family business afloat decades ago.

The lawsuit was filed by Dr. John Manchin...

Alternatives offered to Dirty Girl runners

People registered for Charleston’s canceled Dirty Girl Mud Run might still get to run somewhere else. Obstacle race and adventure companies are extending a hand to those left in the lurch by offering free or discounted entry to their events....

Charleston man arrested after crashing ATV

Deputies went to a house on Newhouse Branch Road near Elkview on Thursday afternoon, where the house’s owner said someone had broken in and stolen to investigate a call about a blue and white Polaris side-by-side ATV, among other items, said...

Board suspends license of clinic where syringes were reused

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia board Friday suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where investigators found syringes were being reused. It was the second disciplinary action involving the doctor’s license ...

Names in the games: Marshall rally, Wiggins, Saints picnic

Tickets on sale for MU rally in Charleston

Tickets are for sale for Marshall University’s “Paint the Capital City Green” pep rally next month.

The 17th edition of the event is scheduled for Aug. 21 in Charleston. The...

Huntington to hire additional police officers

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The city of Huntington is reallocating $500,000 in its budget to hire 10 new police officers to fight drug problems in neighborhoods.

The city council unanimously approved the move Thursday. It will transfer funds from ...

PETA opposes using animals in state testing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – An animal rights group opposes plans to conduct testing on animals of chemicals that spilled into West Virginia’s largest water supply using animals.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals voiced concerns...

‘Active shooter’ drill today at WVSU

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – Visitors might notice an unusual amount of activity on the campus of West Virginia State University.

A training exercise is scheduled today on the school’s Institute campus for local and state first responders,...

Graduation day Friday for junior troopers

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – It’s graduation day at West Virginia State University for the 19th Junior Trooper Academy.

The academy is a week-long program designed to introduce young people between the ages of 14-17 to the law enforcement...

Low occupancy rates at downtown hotels don’t deter plan for new one
Low occupancy rates at downtown hotels don’t deter plan for new one

Charleston doesn’t fill the hotel rooms it has — and more could be on the way.

Negotiations will soon take place between the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority and Richmond, Virginia-based KM Hotels to determine the specifics of...

Offbeat activities are the new norm at Pipestem State Park
Offbeat activities are the new norm at Pipestem State Park

PIPESTEM — Visitors to West Virginia’s Pipestem State Park have no shortage of unusual ways to spend their time.

In addition to the usual park fare — hiking, fishing, sightseeing, horseback...

Funerals for: July 25, 2014

Abshire, Marshall D. 2 p.m., Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar.

Adkins, William G. 11 a.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Ash, Thelma B. 2 p.m., Furbee Funeral Home, Alma.

Burns, Eddie L. 2 p.m.,...

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