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WVPB to launch ‘West Virginia Channel’ next year

West Virginia Public Broadcasting will launch a new television network on Jan. 1, geared to West Virginia programming, including extensive coverage of the 2016 legislative session.

“What a great opportunity this is to form a network that...

WVPB to launch ‘West Virginia Channel’ next year

West Virginia Public Broadcasting will launch a new television network on Jan. 1, geared to West Virginia programming, including extensive coverage of the 2016 legislative session.

“What a great opportunity this is to form a network that...

Here’s the beef: Beef Jerky Outlet opens in Kanawha City shopping center
Here’s the beef: Beef Jerky Outlet opens in Kanawha City shopping center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Meat eaters looking for a salty, savory snack in the area are no longer limited to convenience or grocery stores.

Beef Jerky Outlet opens Wednesday in the Shops at Kanawha, 5707...

Growin’ and Grillin’: Dem 2 Brothers expands with a short move
Growin’ and Grillin’: Dem 2 Brothers expands with a short move

After newfound fame that followed its spotlight on the Food Network’s “Southern Fried Roadtrip” show, Dem 2 Brothers and a Grill is expanding to a larger space to accommodate its growing number of customers.

Barbecue lovers...

Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) – It’s hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.

The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two distinct eras of suburban...

Montclaire String Quartet to continue at WVSU
Montclaire String Quartet to continue at WVSU

The Montclaire String Quartet has found a new home at West Virginia State University.

The quartet, formerly the quartet in residence for the West Virginia Symphony, is now the quartet in residence at WVSU.

In the spring, it looked like the ...

Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus
Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus

Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.

The 22-year-old wild child flashed one of her breasts, wore outfits that showed most of her skin ...

TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party
TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – With hit shows like “Empire,” “black-ish” and “How to Get Away With Murder,” diversity is the new normal in TV.

That was the message at a pre-Emmy party celebrating...

Film about coal industry to premiere Friday

“Blood on the Mountain,” a new film about the impact of the coal industry in West Virginia and Appalachia, will premiere at the state Culture Center on Friday.

The film was produced by Evening Star Productions and directed by Mari-...

Review: ‘Until Dawn’ an homage to classic horror
Review: ‘Until Dawn’ an homage to classic horror

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You could always count on two things from classic horror films like “Halloween” and “Friday the 13th” — effective jump scares and young adults making very bad decisions.

“Until ...

Things to do today: Aug. 29,2015

Music

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

CRIMSON CONSPIRACY II: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $10. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle ...

Is it country? With Lady Antebellum it doesn’t matter
Is it country? With Lady Antebellum it doesn’t matter

What exactly makes Lady Antebellum a country band?

Yes, they’re from Nashville, and all their singles get heavy play on 96.1 FM The Wolf, and their crowds are filled with cowboy boots and denim.

But there’s also a lot of...

Big Ugly songs are anything but (video)
Big Ugly songs are anything but (video)

As Michael Tierney bounded up onto a stage at the Charleston Civic Center he pointed to his T-shirt and uttered a line sure to win titters from the large crowd assembled in front of him,

“If you can’t tell, I’m a Big Ugly...

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