Prep baseball: St. Abans, Charleston Catholic, Buffalo postponed
Prep baseball: St. Abans, Charleston Catholic, Buffalo postponed
State softball tournament — Herbert Hoover tops Chapmanville in AA
State softball tournament — Herbert Hoover tops Chapmanville in AA
Mike Casazza: Jevon Carter’s return a big deal for WVU basketball
Mike Casazza: Jevon Carter’s return a big deal for WVU basketball
Prep baseball: St. Abans, Charleston Catholic, Buffalo postponed
Prep baseball: St. Abans, Charleston Catholic, Buffalo postponed
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WVU baseball blasts Baylor in Big 12 baseball tournament

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CBO: Uninsured ranks will still grow under AHCA
CBO: Uninsured ranks will still grow under AHCA

Health care legislation adopted by House Republicans earlier this month would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured within a decade, the Congressional Budget Office projected Wednesday — only a million fewer than the projection for the House’s earlier bill.

Bills to allow sale of Hopemont, Jackie Withrow hospitals return
Bills to allow sale of Hopemont, Jackie Withrow hospitals return

Bills allowing the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to sell two state-run hospitals that had died during the regular session reappeared on the governor’s special session call.

WV Lottery revenues continue decline from last year
WV Lottery revenues continue decline from last year

The West Virginia Lottery has seen a $55 million decrease in gross Lottery revenues so far this fiscal year, after April’s revenues came in about $7 million lower than last year.

Bills to allow sale of Hopemont, Jackie Withrow hospitals return
Bills to allow sale of Hopemont, Jackie Withrow hospitals return

Bills allowing the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to sell two state-run hospitals that had died during the regular session reappeared on the governor’s special session call.

WV Lottery revenues continue decline from last year
WV Lottery revenues continue decline from last year

The West Virginia Lottery has seen a $55 million decrease in gross Lottery revenues so far this fiscal year, after April’s revenues came in about $7 million lower than last year.

Kanawha commission seeks unpaid taxes from Crossings Mall LaQuinta Inn
Kanawha commission seeks unpaid taxes from Crossings Mall LaQuinta Inn

The Kanawha County Commission is seeking $80,000 it says the owner of the LaQuinta Inn and Suites at Crossings Mall in Elkview owes in unpaid hotel/motel taxes.

2 killed, 1 injured in WV industrial explosion
2 killed, 1 injured in WV industrial explosion

Two workers were killed and a third was seriously injured Wednesday in an explosion at an industrial facility in Barbour County, officials said.

Authorities talk boat safety as summer approaches
Authorities talk boat safety as summer approaches

Turkey hunting makes way for summer boating with the change of seasons, and West Virginia officials promote a different set of safety rules and recommendations.

Kanawha man gets max prison sentence for abuse of girls
Kanawha man gets max prison sentence for abuse of girls

A Kanawha County judge handed down the maximum prison sentence Tuesday to a man who admitted to the sexual assault and abuse of two young girls.

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Review: Fifth ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ flick fights bloat
Review: Fifth ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ flick fights bloat

The opening scene of the new “Pirates of the Caribbean” is a fitting metaphor for where we stand in this long franchise: A creaky old galleon is unceremoniously yanked up from the ocean depths and the only things aboard are cranky old ghosts.

Review: Even The Rock’s biceps can’t lift up ‘Baywatch’
Review: Even The Rock’s biceps can’t lift up ‘Baywatch’

Of this, dear moviegoer, rest assured: Dwayne Johnson’s biceps still ripple and glisten in the sunlight. So do his triceps, pecs, abs, delts, quads, lats and the other 600 or so muscles of the human body.

Business adds vibrant mural to downtown Charleston
Business adds vibrant mural to downtown Charleston

On the facade of what used to be the Summit Conference Center on Quarrier Street is what an artist describes as an energetic and vibrant representation of West Virginia.

WV Design Team: Embrace your collections
WV Design Team: Embrace your collections

When Chuck, now the co-owner of The Purple Moon, was 5 years old, the older couple who lived next door, Mr. and Mrs. Barnes, gave him a rock collection. Mr. Barnes had carefully wrapped each specimen in a bit of paper towel  and placed  a  small card inside that described the stone and its origin.

Dear Abby: New job tests strength of men’s relationship
Dear Abby: New job tests strength of men’s relationship

Dear Abby: I am a gay man who has been dating a divorced man for nine months. I’m 25, and he is 50. He was married to a woman for more than 20 years and has three children. (I am the age between his middle and oldest children.) We met one day and have never been apart since.

Competitive eaters ready to take bite out of WV pepperoni rolls
Competitive eaters ready to take bite out of WV pepperoni rolls

Top-ranked eaters from around the world will compete in the Pepperoni Roll Eating World Championship on Saturday at the Three Rivers Festival in Fairmont.

Authorities talk boat safety as summer approaches
Authorities talk boat safety as summer approaches

Turkey hunting makes way for summer boating with the change of seasons, and West Virginia officials promote a different set of safety rules and recommendations.

Outdoors Calendar: May 21, 2017
Outdoors Calendar: May 21, 2017

TodayThe Putnam County Gun Club will hold a high-power rifle match, 9 a.m., at the club’s range near Eleanor. Call 304-344-0423.

Charity muskie-fishing tournament still growing, organizers say
Charity muskie-fishing tournament still growing, organizers say

Hard as it is to believe, a 50-inch muskellunge grows from an egg the size of a BB.

Funerals for: May 24, 2017

Belcher, Jacob 2 p.m., Matics Funeral Home Inc., Clendenin.


Broughton, Clyde, Jr. 1 p.m., James Funeral Home, Logan.


George, Norma 1 p.m., Taylor


Jarvis, Merle 11 a.m., Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.


Jeffries, Ruby Fay 3 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home, Eleanor Chapel.


Keller, Judith 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Charleston.


Ponsart, Gracie "Mae" (Cogar) 1 p.m., Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs.


Reeves, Ruth 11 a.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Roach, Garry "Tom" 1 p.m., Faith Gospel Church, Gallipolis Ferry.


Samples, Norma 1 p.m., Wilson


Smith, Sandra 7 p.m., Akers


Tate, Karen "Katy" 2 p.m., Gatens