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Japan Burger Kings boast black burger
Japan Burger Kings boast black burger

TOKYO — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year’s edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black.


Plants hearing begins with national spotlight on domestic violence

Amid high-profile domestic violence cases around the nation, a hearing to remove Mark Plants as Kanawha County prosecuting attorney begins today.

After Plants was charged with two misdemeanor domestic-violence related charges, his office was...

Lunch in the trees
Lunch in the trees

Readers’ Voice: Sept. 22, 2014

Very few people have anything good to say about Shelley Moore Capito. I realize that money has continuously re-elected her. Let’s stop this on Nov. 4. Natalie Tennant will do a good job in the Senate. She knows what seniors, women and the...

Holgorsen: ‘It’s a good time to regroup’
Holgorsen: ‘It’s a good time to regroup’

MORGANTOWN — After a 2-2 split of the first four games of the season, West Virginia now gets a week off to rest and recharge for the bulk of the Big 12 schedule.

The break comes at a good time, too, given that ...

Doug Smock: Leggett’s return a boost for Herd
Doug Smock: Leggett’s return a boost for Herd

AKRON, Ohio — So what was the best news for Marshall after burying another opponent 40-something to whatever?

For my money, the return of safety A.J. Leggett.

The Thundering Herd did well enough during...

SC’s Poe: Scholar, athlete, All-American swimmer
SC’s Poe: Scholar, athlete, All-American swimmer

South Charleston High School senior swimmer Adam Poe was recently selected to the Scholastic All-American team by USA Swimming.

To be an All-American, an athlete must have a minimum of a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and posted a time within standards ...

Norman Chad: Hard to root against anonymous Royals

You’d have to be cold-blooded and coldhearted, or living under a rock with slimy snakes, or camped out in a Yankee Stadium parking lot, or as cynical and hardened and disillusioned as a D.C. lobbyist at a Georgetown dinner party, not to be...

Thomas Hospital offers get-together for joint replacement patients

When his knee problems began making his favorite pastime difficult, Sam Owens had to do something.

“Life can’t go on without a garden,” said Owens, 76, who had already sold his farm after working it became impossible....

Debris on I-77 causes multiple wrecks

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of wrecks on Interstate 77 caused by cinder blocks on the road.

Sheriff’s Cpl. Brian Humphreys says the wrecks occurred around 8 p.m....

West Virginians headed to world’s largest climate march

If you’ve watched even 20 minutes of TV in the last month or so, you’ve almost certainly seen an ad from some congressional candidate promising to fight against the “war on coal.” What you have certainly not seen is any...

1 in 3 students in W.Va. is truant
1 in 3 students in W.Va. is truant

Nearly one in three public school students in West Virginia missed at least five days of class last year without an excuse, according to data from the state Department of Education. That marks those students as truant, which could mean fines, court...

W.Va. School of Osteopathic Medicine sees rise in interest, W.Va. sees spike in DOs

The conversation had turned to food.

“Especially in this part of the world, food is love, and it’s every social bond. We celebrate, we eat. We grieve, we eat,” said Tim Sayre, a West Virginia University extension agent for...

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