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Dear Abby: How do I answer stepchild’s questions about addict mother?
Dear Abby: How do I answer stepchild’s questions about addict mother?

Dear Abby: My stepson just turned 7. My husband was granted custody because the mother was declared unfit due to her drug abuse. She was granted supervised visits until she can pass two consecutive drug tests.

Dear Abby: How do I answer stepchild’s questions about addict mother?
Dear Abby: How do I answer stepchild’s questions about addict mother?

Dear Abby: My stepson just turned 7. My husband was granted custody because the mother was declared unfit due to her drug abuse. She was granted supervised visits until she can pass two consecutive drug tests.

Reaching millennials a top priority for state’s tourism industry
Reaching millennials a top priority for state’s tourism industry

Now that West Virginia hosts more millennial than baby boomer visitors, the state's tourism industry is finding ways to adapt to the demographic.

Dear Abby: My husband won’t cut off financially dependent adult child
Dear Abby: My husband won’t cut off financially dependent adult child

Dear Abby: Nine years ago I married a man who has a son from a previous marriage. “Eli” is now 26 and lives “on his own.” While he may live under a different roof than his parents, they support him financially. My husband...

Innerviews: Kitchen queen reflects on years as professional singer
Innerviews: Kitchen queen reflects on years as professional singer

Most people know her for her food, the pepperoni rolls, desserts and other specialties she caters from Connie’s Gourmet Kitchen on Oakwood Road.

Rick Steelhammer: On Trumping for peace and toilet paper warfare

Last week was a strange one for global politics.

First, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, and then North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un launched a balloon-borne scatological warfare...

Dear Abby: What should I do with my deceased husband’s treasures?
Dear Abby: What should I do with my deceased husband’s treasures?

Dear Abby: My husband passed away recently and I have some items of his I’m unsure how to tastefully display to honor his memory. They are his Bible, a U.S. flag in a triangular display box (he was a veteran), a set of deer antlers, works he...

Marrying America: Armenian couple finally finds their way home
Marrying America: Armenian couple finally finds their way home

They wore red.

Violetta Petrosyan's sweater was a bright shade, the kind of red you'd see on an American flag.

‘Brunch bills’ supporters hope to change Sunday alcohol sales time
‘Brunch bills’ supporters hope to change Sunday alcohol sales time

If members of the hospitality and tourism industry have their say, brunch in West Virginia is about to change.

Romantic hot spots for Valentine's Day around West Virginia
Romantic hot spots for Valentine's Day around West Virginia

B&D Gastropub, 200 35th St. SE #1, is offering a special “love-themed” dinner Feb. 11-13. Appetizer, main course and dessert options will be available a-la-carte style.

Photo of the Week: Feb. 7, 2016
Photo of the Week: Feb. 7, 2016

What could be better than snow? Having fun in the snow.

Adventure Advisory: Things to do across the state

The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV....

Pet of the Week: Feb. 7, 21016
Pet of the Week: Feb. 7, 21016

Despite being unable to communicate quite like a human, Melinda Simon’s 4-year-old miniature schnauzer, Bocephus, or “Bo” for short, possesses an extensive vocabulary that always allows him to get his message across.

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Food & Dining

Innerviews: Kitchen queen reflects on years as professional singer
‘Brunch bills’ supporters hope to change Sunday alcohol sales time
Romantic hot spots for Valentine's Day around West Virginia
Food Notes: February 7, 2016
Counter Intelligence: Start February on a cleansing note

The Food Guy

Review: Charleston Restaurant Week the biggest and best yet

Dear Abby

Dear Abby: My husband won’t cut off financially dependent adult child
Dear Abby: What should I do with my deceased husband’s treasures?
Dear Abby: Mother-in-law keeps ‘accidentally’ physically hurting me
Dear Abby: Should I tell people I’m dating I may become egg donor?

Gardening

Garden Guru: Getting ready for springtime planting

Home

DIY: Up your Valentine’s Day decorations with blooming paper flowers
WV Design Team: Brighten your home with vintage lamps
Ask a Designer: Decorators’ tips for a cozy winter bedroom

Travel

Reaching millennials a top priority for state’s tourism industry
Adventure Advisory: Things to do across the state
WV Travel Team: Winter Park — A surprising Florida detour

Columns

Rick Steelhammer: On Trumping for peace and toilet paper warfare
Live Life Fully: Do you suffer from Intention Deficit Disorder?
From the Kitchen: Spice up Super Bowl wings with ‘Dragon Fire’ sauce