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PHOTO: The family that fishes together...
PHOTO: The family that fishes together...

Thursday was a day of fishing fun for this family. Anjeanette Spencer, of Columbus, Ohio, used a net to haul up fish at Kanawha Falls outside of Glen Ferris, while her aunt, Catherine Saunders, continued to cast her line into the water.

Late documents put WV public colleges under financial aid restrictions
Late documents put WV public colleges under financial aid restrictions

Because West Virginia submitted an audit of its federal dollars late for three years running, the state’s public colleges were recently placed under greater financial aid restrictions from the federal government, documents show.

Kanawha magistrate Yeager resigns amid embezzlement investigation
Kanawha magistrate Yeager resigns amid embezzlement investigation

Kanawha County Magistrate Julie Yeager abruptly resigned Thursday amid allegations she embezzled thousands of dollars from an organization aimed at improving the state’s magistrate court system.

R.G. Gunnoe Farms up for sale after ‘devastating’ past few years
R.G. Gunnoe Farms up for sale after ‘devastating’ past few years

Five particularly difficult years in the Kanawha Valley have the owner of a nearly 70-year-old business looking for a buyer.

PSC staff: Proposed WV American Water rate hike includes unnecessary project
PSC staff: Proposed WV American Water rate hike includes unnecessary project

West Virginia American Water’s proposed rate increase is overreaching by pursuing a project not immediately beneficial for current customers, the independent staff of the state Public Service Commission argued in a recent motion.

Project to provide young talent with affordable downtown housing a go
Project to provide young talent with affordable downtown housing a go

Charleston’s long-awaited EDGE Project is officially a go after city council members voted to approve an agreement to renovate a long-vacant building downtown.

Pair hospitalized after incident on Kanawha River
Pair hospitalized after incident on Kanawha River

Two men were taken to area hospitals after authorities responded to an incident on the Kanawha River at the Patrick Street Bridge around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

West Virginia man receives 230 to 735 years for sex crimes
West Virginia man receives 230 to 735 years for sex crimes

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man convicted of more than 140 counts of sex crimes against children has been sentenced.

Police investigating after state employee’s vehicle struck by bullet
Police investigating after state employee’s vehicle struck by bullet

Capitol police are investigating after a state employee’s parked vehicle was struck Wednesday morning by a bullet.

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Review: ‘Girls Trip’ a wonderfully hilarious destination

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Review: In ‘Valerian,’ cosmic splendor struggles for liftoff

When even most of the good spectacles carry a strong whiff of prepackaging, try taking in the air of Luc Besson’s sci-fi extravaganza “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.”

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Review: Riveting ‘Dunkirk’ is Nolan’s, and year’s, best

“Dunkirk “ is not a typical war movie.There are no brothers in arms, no flashbacks to simpler times and pretty wives and girlfriends left behind, no old men in situation rooms pontificating about politics or helping with exposition. There’s no talk of Hitler, or Germans or battlefields or trauma or mothers. In fact, there’s hardly any talk at all, or, for that matter, even any characters in the traditional sense.

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One Month at a Time: Day with animal control full of lessons about people

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Dear Abby: Mistress still mourning years after man’s death
Dear Abby: Mistress still mourning years after man’s death

Dear Abby: I don’t know what to do. I was having an affair with the most wonderful (married) man. I’m sure that he and I were the only ones who knew. He passed away unexpectedly a few years ago. I still go to the place where we met and hung out together. In my mind, I see him walking in and speaking his last words to me.

WV Design Team: Refresh a room with crisp, modern updates
WV Design Team: Refresh a room with crisp, modern updates

There’s no better time than summer to take a good look at your home and make a few changes and tweaks to freshen things.

PHOTO: The family that fishes together...
PHOTO: The family that fishes together...

Thursday was a day of fishing fun for this family. Anjeanette Spencer, of Columbus, Ohio, used a net to haul up fish at Kanawha Falls outside of Glen Ferris, while her aunt, Catherine Saunders, continued to cast her line into the water.

WV Economic Development Authority advances Cacapon, trail projects
WV Economic Development Authority advances Cacapon, trail projects

Two projects for state tourist attractions made progress in the West Virginia Economic Development Authority’s monthly board of directors meeting Thursday.

Peace and quiet draw visitors from afar to Elk River campground
Peace and quiet draw visitors from afar to Elk River campground

After buying some land with 2,000 feet of Elk River frontage and a shady hollow with a year-round creek, Kenny Keiffer and his brother, Ted, built a road to connect the property to the state highway system with the intention of selling it.

Funerals for: July 20, 2017

Bowling, Renee 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.


Chandler, Eddie Noon, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.


Crihfield, Miki 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


Fuller, Jerry 11 a.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Hayes, Joseph 10 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.


Hill, Debbie 11 a.m., Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle.


Hodge, William 11 a.m., Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.


Jones, Nancy Carolyn 1 p.m., Thursday, Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin.


Marshall, Patsy Noon, Point Lick Gospel Tabernacle, Campbells Creek.


McKee, Aubrey 2 p.m., Church in the Valley, Milton.


Pauley, John 6 p.m., Peytona Church of Christ, Peytona.


Pritt, Alpha "Louise" 1 p.m., Graceland Memorial Park in the Chapel, South Charleston.


Williams, Frank 2 p.m., Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle.


Williams, Magdalene 1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ, Kanawha City.