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Mountaineer men’s season basketball tickets go on sale
Mountaineer men’s season basketball tickets go on sale

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University says new season tickets for the upcoming basketball season go on sale Tuesday at the Mountaineer Ticket Office.

Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, dies at 64
Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, dies at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women’s game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. She was 64.

Running back, highly rated kicker enroll at WVU
Running back, highly rated kicker enroll at WVU

MORGANTOWN — Two more players from February’s recruiting class enrolled at West Virginia on Monday, leaving just one football player from national signing day who is not yet on campus.

Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for $14.7B
Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for $14.7B

DETROIT (AP) – Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.

Kanawha County to hold summer school at GW
Kanawha County to hold summer school at GW

Kanawha County Schools will hold its summer school program at George Washington High School instead of Capitol High School this year, according to an announcement from the school system.

In rain-soaked West Virginia, flood victim planning funerals
In rain-soaked West Virginia, flood victim planning funerals

Associated Press

RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) – Like other business operators along Main Street in the West Virginia town of Rainelle, Pamela Wallace Arnold is slowly cleaning up from state’s worst flooding in decades. As a funeral planner, she’s also helping to bury the dead.

Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for $14.7B
Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for $14.7B

DETROIT (AP) – Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.

Floods, cancellations have Greenbrier businesses worried
Floods, cancellations have Greenbrier businesses worried

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Dana Payne was turning off the gas in her restaurant. Her staff was cleaning up the buffet line. Her husband was rushing back from Lowe’s with supplies.

Renovations underway at Charleston hotels
Renovations underway at Charleston hotels

Two Charleston hotels with a troubled financial past are being rebranded for the third time in a decade, but the group investing in the properties feels confident it can turn things around.

Labor unions file lawsuits challenging ‘right-to-work’
Labor unions file lawsuits challenging ‘right-to-work’

Eleven state labor unions filed petitions in Kanawha Circuit Court Monday challenging the state’s new “right-to-work” law as an illegal taking of union property and resources.

Former Charleston baseball player seeks indictment dismissal
Former Charleston baseball player seeks indictment dismissal

The same reasons a federal judge overturned the 25-year-old conviction of a former Charleston Wheelers baseball player earlier this year should result in the indictment against him being dismissed, his attorney wrote in a motion filed Monday.

Sheriff nominee indicted on charges in excessive force case
Sheriff nominee indicted on charges in excessive force case

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. (AP) — A former Hancock County sheriff’s deputy who’s now a nominee for sheriff is facing charges involving an excessive force case.

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Innerviews: Chemist painter turns chemical plants into works of art
Innerviews: Chemist painter turns chemical plants into works of art

We see a chemical plant. He sees a work of art.

Tony Papa paints autumn scenes, landscapes and other conventional subjects. But nothing stirs his creative juices like the mind-boggling complexities of a busy, belching chemical plant. He sees hidden beauty in the conglomeration of flues, pipes, reactors and storage tanks that intrigued him throughout his career as chemist for Union Carbide. “Those scenes are precious to me,” he says.

Young filmmaker wants to ‘make the boring things funny’
Young filmmaker wants to ‘make the boring things funny’

A first attempt to reach Laura Holliday came up short, as she was 6,000 feet up in the San Jacinto Mountains of California doing what she loves to do. But with lousy cellphone coverage.

Dear Abby: My boyfriend’s Catholic mother disapproves our relationship
Dear Abby: My boyfriend’s Catholic mother disapproves our relationship

Dear Abby: My boyfriend, “Paul,” and I have been together for five years. We want to get married, but his mother is Catholic and she doesn’t approve because I am an Alaskan native, which from her perspective makes me a pagan.

Innerviews: Chemist painter turns chemical plants into works of art
Innerviews: Chemist painter turns chemical plants into works of art

We see a chemical plant. He sees a work of art.

Tony Papa paints autumn scenes, landscapes and other conventional subjects. But nothing stirs his creative juices like the mind-boggling complexities of a busy, belching chemical plant. He sees hidden beauty in the conglomeration of flues, pipes, reactors and storage tanks that intrigued him throughout his career as chemist for Union Carbide. “Those scenes are precious to me,” he says.

Young filmmaker wants to ‘make the boring things funny’
Young filmmaker wants to ‘make the boring things funny’

A first attempt to reach Laura Holliday came up short, as she was 6,000 feet up in the San Jacinto Mountains of California doing what she loves to do. But with lousy cellphone coverage.

Cuts force pools at state parks, forests to close permanently
Cuts force pools at state parks, forests to close permanently

Swimming pools at Kanawha and Cabwaylingo state forests and Babcock and Twin Falls state parks, and the nine-hole golf course at Pipestem State Park, will be closed to help the state Division of Natural Resources address a projected budget shortfall of nearly $1 million during the coming fiscal year.

John McCoy: WV’s Trophy Fish Citation program fades in popularity

There was a time when practically every angler who wet a line in West Virginia hoped to catch a whopper and earn a Trophy Fish Citation from the state Division of Natural Resources.

Outdoors Calendar: June 26, 2016

Today

The 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: June 28, 2016

Adkins, Harley D. 11 a.m., Elswick Cemetery, Harrison.


Allison, Mayme 1 p.m., Casdorph and Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.


Coleman, John Noon, Abundant Life Ministries, Charleston.


Cottrill, Ruth A. 5 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston.


Elmore, Patsy 11 a.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Johnson, V.C. Clay 11 a.m., Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville.


Loftus, Elery G. 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Paugh, Deborah 2 p.m., Abundant Life Christian Center, Cowen.


Payne, Lillian P. 10 a.m., City Park Pavilion, Webster Springs.


Robinson, Clara 11 a.m., Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.


Ullman, Glen T. Sr. 3 p.m., Gospel Lighthouse Church, Sundial.


Workman, Patti Lou 2 p.m., White Funeral Home, Summersville.