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IOC to rule Sunday on Russia’s status for Rio
IOC to rule Sunday on Russia’s status for Rio

LONDON — As the clock ticks down to the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, international Olympic leaders are facing a seminal moment.

Rome blanks Power 10-0
Rome blanks Power 10-0

ROME, Ga. — After traveling over eight hours on a bus overnight and not arriving until morning Saturday, the West Virginia Power looked lethargic in getting shut out 10-0 by the Rome Braves at State Mutual Stadium.

Stone leads Post 94 into Legion state tourney
Stone leads Post 94 into Legion state tourney

South Charleston Post 94 steamrolled its way into the American Legion baseball state tournament with a 13-3 mercy-rule victory over Beckley Post 32 in the Area 3 title game Saturday at Sissonville High School.

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Innerviews: Developer building new vibrant identity for Elk City
Innerviews: Developer building new vibrant identity for Elk City

Paddles, oars and rafting pictures decorate the walls of his office. Ah, an obvious outdoorsman.

MLK Chorus marks 20 years in Charleston
MLK Chorus marks 20 years in Charleston

The Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus members celebrated their 20th anniversary on Sunday by doing what they do best — singing.

Clendenin clinic reopens after building damaged in floods
Clendenin clinic reopens after building damaged in floods

A Clendenin clinic is reopened after flash flooding damaged its building, but it will use generator power for the next four weeks while repairs are made, officials said.

Local businesses see additional traffic with Pokemon game
Local businesses see additional traffic with Pokemon game

Before his 10:30 a.m. shift Wednesday at Pies and Pints, Zach Atha sat across the street trying to catch Pokemon.

CURA director Edwards to leave in October
CURA director Edwards to leave in October

The Charleston Urban Renewal Authority is looking for a new executive director.

Desperately seeking drivers, Uber and Lyft offer car options
Desperately seeking drivers, Uber and Lyft offer car options

No car? No problem for ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft.

Frontier squandered $4.5M in federal funds by padding invoices, suit alleges
Frontier squandered $4.5M in federal funds by padding invoices, suit alleges

Frontier Communications’ engineers figured it would cost $72,000 to bring fiber-optic internet service to Central Preston Middle School in Kingwood, one of nearly 200 schools selected six years ago to receive a broadband upgrade in West Virginia.

On file: July 24, 2016
On file: July 24, 2016

MarriagesThe following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between July 14 and 21:

Crime Report: July 24, 2016
Crime Report: July 24, 2016

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between July 14 and 20:

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MLK Chorus marks 20 years in Charleston
MLK Chorus marks 20 years in Charleston

The Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus members celebrated their 20th anniversary on Sunday by doing what they do best — singing.

BookDad: When the mountains go ‘Kaboom!’
BookDad: When the mountains go ‘Kaboom!’

Best friends Cyndie and Ashley have grown up in small-town West Virginia in the shadows of their beloved “Mount Tom.” It’s the place they bike to “get away from the crazies,” like little sisters and intrusive parents.

Tamarack Foundation’s Emerging Artist Fellows announced
Tamarack Foundation’s Emerging Artist Fellows announced

Hannah Lenhart is creating her own community. It’s made of round bases, skinny handles and thick spouts.

Innerviews: Developer building new vibrant identity for Elk City
Innerviews: Developer building new vibrant identity for Elk City

Paddles, oars and rafting pictures decorate the walls of his office. Ah, an obvious outdoorsman.

On the Town: Live on the Levee, Pinnacle Party
On the Town: Live on the Levee, Pinnacle Party

Another weekend kicked off with Live on the Levee June 3 at Haddad River Front Park.

WV Travel Team: Beyond the monuments, Washington, D.C., sparkles
WV Travel Team: Beyond the monuments, Washington, D.C., sparkles

Our flutes looked like crystal, and the champagne was free (the reservations, however, had been hard to come by). My wife and I stood in the warmly paneled — and crowded — vestibule of a French bistro, waiting for our table, enjoying the merry cacophony, and the maitre d’ provided the complimentary libations to take the edge off the delay.

WV Hunter Education Hall of Fame inducts first class of honorees
WV Hunter Education Hall of Fame inducts first class of honorees

The unsung volunteers who teach West Virginia’s hunter-education classes are unsung no more.

McCoy: Limited hunt lottery goes high tech
McCoy: Limited hunt lottery goes high tech

If you want a permit to participate in one of West Virginia’s limited hunts, you’d better be prepared to use a computer.

Outdoors Calendar: July 24, 2016
Outdoors Calendar: July 24, 2016

TodayThe Putnam County Gun Club will conduct a USPSA pistol match, 10 a.m., at the club’s range near Eleanor. Call 304-757-6061.

Funerals for: July 24, 2016

Alford, Palmer M. Jr. Noon, Shawnee Park, Shelter No. 3, Dunbar.


Black, Gloria 2 p.m., Lincoln Church of God, West Hamlin.


Carnefix, Eugene 1:30 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Freshour, Mary 2 p.m., Taylor


Haynes, Eunice 2 p.m., Long and Fisher Funeral Home, Charleston.


Kirk, Bonnie Lou 2 p.m., Marmet Cemetery, Marmet.


LeMaster, Natasha D. 2 p.m., Kanawha State Forest, Shelter No. 5, Charleston.


Neff, Jeary 1 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.


Osborne, Mernie 11 a.m., Wilson


Pereira, Alfred 1:30 p.m., Valley Christian Assembly, Charleston.


Porter, Alma 1 p.m., Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert.


Ross, Chester 1 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.


Shank, Shirley 4 p.m., Nitro of Church of God, Nitro.


Tanner, Kenneth 2:30 p.m., John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer.


Walker, Harry L. 2 p.m., Walker Chapel, Sissonville.


Waybright, Sandra 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


White, Jacob 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.