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Soccer roundup: Charleston Catholic, Nitro, GW girls get wins
Soccer roundup: Charleston Catholic, Nitro, GW girls get wins
Late Friday prep football roundup: Chapmanville, Tolsia notch wins
Late Friday prep football roundup: Chapmanville, Tolsia notch wins
WVU hangs on to win wild one against BYU
WVU hangs on to win wild one against BYU
WVU defense knew tipped passes could come its way
WVU defense knew tipped passes could come its way
Mitch Vingle: Receiving corps helps WVU survive against BYU
Mitch Vingle: Receiving corps helps WVU survive against BYU

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Alleged child abductor arrested, children found safe
Alleged child abductor arrested, children found safe

Authorities have captured and arrested an Illinois man who allegedly abducted his 13-year-old stepdaughter and her 2-week-old child, according to Sgt. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

WV higher ed boards’ current, needed powers debated
WV higher ed boards’ current, needed powers debated

“Diametrically opposed” is how some West Virginia higher education officials last week described the relationship between a legislative audit’s scathing findings and that same audit’s broad, vague recommendation of how to respond to those findings.

Tax-lien sales can ignore Charleston’s most neglected properties
Tax-lien sales can ignore Charleston’s most neglected properties

This is the first of a two-part story about the system of tax lien sales in West Virginia and how they’re connected to the growing problem of vacant and blighted properties in the capital city.

A year after receivership, Laidley Tower looks to future
A year after receivership, Laidley Tower looks to future

Laidley Tower’s shining smoke-blue glass has stood at the corner of Lee and Court streets since the mid-1980s, when it was built for $35 million.

WV mayors, gas companies, others question FirstEnergy’s plan for Pleasants power plant
WV mayors, gas companies, others question FirstEnergy’s plan for Pleasants power plant

City mayors, state regulators, residential solar groups, energy efficiency organizations, natural gas companies and other regional electric producers are lining up against FirstEnergy’s plan to sell the Pleasants power plant to its West Virginia subsidiaries without seeking bids for other sources of power.

Charleston Bojangles’ to open Monday
Charleston Bojangles’ to open Monday

A new Bojangles’ restaurant will open Monday in Charleston on 2856 Mountaineer Blvd., according to a news release from the company. The opening marks the fourth West Virginia location for the chicken-and-biscuits chain, the most recent being in Huntington, which opened this spring.

Alleged child abductor arrested, children found safe
Alleged child abductor arrested, children found safe

Authorities have captured and arrested an Illinois man who allegedly abducted his 13-year-old stepdaughter and her 2-week-old child, according to Sgt. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Alleged child abductor’s card used in Chelyan
Alleged child abductor’s card used in Chelyan

The debit card of an Illinois man who police say abducted his 13-year-old stepdaughter and her newborn son was used at a Kanawha County convenience store this afternoon.

WV lawyer panel: High court should censure Kanawha ex-prosecutor Plants
WV lawyer panel: High court should censure Kanawha ex-prosecutor Plants

Former Kanawha County prosecuting attorney Mark Plants should be publicly reprimanded by the West Virginia Supreme Court for his conduct while in office, members of a state lawyers panel recommended this week.

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WV Design Team: Finding artwork to make a space feel like home
WV Design Team: Finding artwork to make a space feel like home

The question we frequently pose to clients as they are undertaking a remodel or moving to a new space is, “What are your plans for art?” Often, the response is a blank stare. While they have considered and budgeted for other costs — furnishings, floorings, window treatments, lighting — planning for art just hadn’t crossed their minds.

Things to do today: Sept. 24, 2016
Things to do today: Sept. 24, 2016

MusicTHE BROTHERSISTERS: 7 p.m. Free. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

REVIEW: “Weird Al” leaves weird fans wanting more after entertaining show
REVIEW: “Weird Al” leaves weird fans wanting more after entertaining show

Sporting red berets, tin foil hats, and even Amish farm garb, the crowd that came out for “Weird Al” Yankovic was a little weirder than the regular audience at the Clay Center — or just as likely, they were ready to jump in with both feet for whatever silliness the musician and comedian brought with him from California.

WV Farm2Fork Team: Make room for mushrooms
WV Farm2Fork Team: Make room for mushrooms

If you could add a food to your diet that is fat free, low in calories, cholesterol free and gluten free, and provides important nutrients to your diet including selenium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin and vitamin D, would you head to the produce section and pick it up? You might be surprised to discover that even though you’ll find it there, it’s no vegetable or fruit. Would you love it even though it’s a fungus?

WV Culinary Team: Getting protein power from plants
WV Culinary Team: Getting protein power from plants

My journey into plant-based eating began with the understanding that to have a healthier body, I needed to remove some things that could be causing my illness.

WV Design Team: Finding artwork to make a space feel like home
WV Design Team: Finding artwork to make a space feel like home

The question we frequently pose to clients as they are undertaking a remodel or moving to a new space is, “What are your plans for art?” Often, the response is a blank stare. While they have considered and budgeted for other costs — furnishings, floorings, window treatments, lighting — planning for art just hadn’t crossed their minds.

PHOTO: It may be fall, but it’s still hot
PHOTO: It may be fall, but it’s still hot

Even flowers and plants need to stay hydrated in the warmer-than-normal weather. Cindy Andre watered plants today in front of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, on Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston.

Flood damage estimates for Coonskin vary widely
Flood damage estimates for Coonskin vary widely

The cost of damages to Coonskin Park from the June 23 floods is still in question.

Boy Scout executive helps rescue injured bald eagle
Boy Scout executive helps rescue injured bald eagle

Seth Kiriluk, district executive for Buckskin Council of Boy Scouts of America’s Seneca District, may have earned a month’s worth of Scouting’s “Do a good turn daily” credit on Monday when he rescued an injured adult bald eagle from the Greenbrier River near Marlinton.

Funerals for: September 24, 2016

Allen, Anna L. Noon, Institute Church of the Nazarene, Institute.


Bailey, Dylan T. 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


Bare, Bettye J. 10 a.m., Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.


Bostic, Sarah J. 2 p.m., Rhema Christian Center, Fairlea.


Butcher, Ora 1 p.m., Honaker Funeral Home, Logan.


Carter, Joseph 11 a.m., Dunbar Mountain Mission, Dunbar.


Clute, Betty J. 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.


Conner, Alice 2 p.m., Memory Gardens, Madison.


Copeland, Mitchell L. 11 a.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.


Holliday, Richard G. 10 a.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.


Johnston, Zacchaeus 1 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.


Jones, Nancy 1 p.m., House of Prayer, Dingess.


LeRose, Lena 11 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, St. Albans.


Loudermilk, Betty A. 2 p.m., James Chapel United Methodist Church, Clintonville.


McCormick, Betty L. 11 a.m., Bartlett


Nettles Aumock, Shirley and Aumock, LaVerne


Reed, Janet A. 2 p.m., Sissonville Memorial Gardens, Sissonville.


Sayre, Anna L. Noon, Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


Simons, William 1 p.m., Welcome Baptist Church, Beckley.


Smailes, Ollie K. 1 p.m., Big Sewell Baptist Church, Sewell Mountain.


Smith, David L. 2 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home Chapel, Eleanor.


Smith, Mark A. 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.


Smithson, Jaylee M. Noon, Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden.


Summers, Donald R. Noon, Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle.


Vaughn, Bobby E. 1 p.m., Buffalo Memorial Park, Buffalo.


Walker, Cristopher M. 2 p.m., Brookside Ministries, Mount Carbon.


Wells, Richard A. Noon, Handley Funeral Home, Hamlin.


Whytsell, Harold R. 11 a.m., Taylor