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Government agencies hope to recoup chemical spill losses
Government agencies hope to recoup chemical spill losses

At least a dozen agencies and local governments in Kanawha County hope to recover some of their expenses stemming from the Jan. 9 chemical leak and water contamination.

Wednesday morning, federal and state officials held a briefing at the...

Government agencies hope to recoup chemical spill losses
Government agencies hope to recoup chemical spill losses

At least a dozen agencies and local governments in Kanawha County hope to recover some of their expenses stemming from the Jan. 9 chemical leak and water contamination.

Wednesday morning, federal and state officials held a briefing at the...

Kanawha judge to hear city petition over Plants

Kanawha Circuit Judge Duke Bloom will hear a petition filed by the City of Charleston asking that the Kanawha County prosecutor’s office be barred from handling domestic violence cases brought by city police.

Charleston’s attorney...

Kanawha sets new levy rates

Kanawha County property owners will pay slightly more in property taxes this year, but officials expect to bring in less revenue than last year.

Kanawha County commissioners set new levy rates Tuesday evening and the new rates will be effective...

County to join in Freedom chemical leak lawsuit

Kanawha County will join the city of Charleston and the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department in suing Freedom Industries for expenses related to the January chemical leak.

County officials estimate the spill has cost the county more than $180,...

Body art shops inspection data goes online
Body art shops inspection data goes online

 It isn’t just about creating a work of art on a living canvas — for most tattoo artists, keeping that canvas healthy is also a major concern. 

“We have open wounds with every customer,” said Nick Quinn, co-...

Community briefs for Wednesday, April 16

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church will hold a spaghetti lunch fundraiser, to benefit the youth ministry, on Friday.

Lunches include baked spaghetti, a side salad, brownie and a roll for $6. Delivery is available in the Charleston area from 11:30...

Lunch adds up, but it doesn’t have to
Lunch adds up, but it doesn’t have to

Charlestonians spend a lot on food. Some say it’s worth it, but keeping costs low is possible

By ZACK HAROLD

DAILY MAIL LIFE EDITOR

Downtown Charleston is a lunch-lover’s paradise.

The city is rife with options...

New Marriott chef hopes to learn from local cuisine
New Marriott chef hopes to learn from local cuisine

City newcomer overhauling menu, adding ‘modern twist’ to dishes

Charges expected against driver who slammed into house

Charleston police expect to file charges against a man who allegedly slammed his SUV into a house on South Ruffner Road on Tuesday, setting both the vehicle and the house on fire.

Steven Allen Clay, 39, of Yawkey, will be charged with burglary...

Candidates suggest public-private partnerships for U.S. 35
Candidates suggest public-private partnerships for U.S. 35

Mason County

residents rejected idea for toll

Police say man rammed house, battered occupants, torched SUV
Police say man rammed house, battered occupants, torched SUV

Suspect allegedly battered occupants before fleeing scene with his mother

Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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News

Charges expected against driver who slammed into house
Kanawha judge to hear city petition over Plants
Body art shops inspection data goes online
Slip on Observatory Road
Police: pair slammed SUV into home

Business

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
Minimum wage bus tour visits city

Opinion

Wednesday cartoon
Erin Savage: Clean water advocates raise warning about slurry spills
Rev. Matthew J. Watts: 13th Amendment’s legacy lingers
Editorial: Hateful fringe
Readers’ Voice: April 16, 2014

Sports

Rick Ryan: Olenchick back on the diamond
New rule should help solve WVU QB question
Blackmon benefits from opening at defensive end
WVU recruiting: Spring finale provides opportunity for recruits
Prep roundup: GW picks up baseball win in Florida

Life

On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase
Helping Out: April 16. 2014
Innerviews: At 90, nursing memories remain close to her heart
Hope has four legs: Service dogs comfort combat veterans

A&E

On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase
Arts Notes: April 13, 2014
Focus on nature earns honor for artist Barrie Kaufman
Purple hue takes spring style show by storm

Outdoors

‘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
Shalaway: Coming soon to a garden near you -- hummingbirds

Obituaries

Talmadge O. Murray
Robert E. Buck
Mary Beth Pegram
David M. Staton
Everett Pennington