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Author David Wagner aims for the soul of the modern man
Photos by JAMES FIDELER
Author David Wagner aims for the soul of the modern man

David Wagner’s trip across the America got off to a rocky start.

Last Tuesday, the yoga master and guru flew from Los Angeles to New York where he planned to hit the road for a 3,200-mile cross-country trip to promote his new book,...

Past week’s news leaves much for which to be grateful

A few items to add to this week’s gratitude journal:

I’m grateful that my dentist took up muskie fishing instead of international lion hunting.

I’m thankful that the guy who jumped into the cougar enclosure at the...

West Virginians find home away from home at Myrtle Beach bar
West Virginians find home away from home at Myrtle Beach bar

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The marquee reads “West Virginia Rest Stop,” but the location is South Carolina.

At the ...

Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products
Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products

Convenience store chain Sheetz has reversed an earlier decision to drop West Virginia pepperoni roll bakeries for an out-of-state provider, following intense public outcry from customers in the state.

“We are committed to having a West...

Author David Wagner aims for the soul of the modern man
Author David Wagner aims for the soul of the modern man

David Wagner’s trip across the America got off to a rocky start.

Last Tuesday, the yoga master and guru flew from Los Angeles to New York where he planned to hit the road for a 3,200-mile cross-country trip to promote his new book,...

Young Logan fiddler draws raves for prodigious playing
Young Logan fiddler draws raves for prodigious playing

LOGAN, W.Va. — He might not be tall enough to reach the microphone or play a full-size fiddle, but at just 5½ years of age, Liam Farley has the makings — and the sounds — of a gifted...

Book Notes: Aug. 2, 2015
Book Notes: Aug. 2, 2015

Book signing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Retired adult education teacher David Greene, of Newark, Ohio, will present his most recent work, “Unfit to be a Slave: A Guide to Adult Education for Liberation,” at Taylor Books, 226...

Me Talk Pretty One Ray: Nonrequired summer reading
Me Talk Pretty One Ray: Nonrequired summer reading

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There are rumors going around the newsroom that sometimes people take these things called “vacations,” and that sometimes this means they go to the beach. And for those as terrified of the ocean (and of shark...

WV Book Team: Mountaineer football illustrated in ‘Snapshots’
WV Book Team: Mountaineer football illustrated in ‘Snapshots’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University Press is excited to announce the publication of “Saturday Snapshots: West Virginia University Football,” by John Antonik, director of digital media...

Low impact tai chi a great exercise for all ages
Low impact tai chi a great exercise for all ages

Yoga studios and classes have sprung up all over Charleston, but it’s not the only Eastern exercise that’s out there.

Over the last several months, Stephanie Harper has been teaching tai chi and Qigong classes at Lifespring Yoga...

Pet of the Week: Aug. 2, 2015
Pet of the Week: Aug. 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Zach Sparks found Auggie, his now 6-month-old miniature potbelly pig, listed in the Ad Bulletin about four months ago.

“I’d had dogs and cats, but I wanted something extraordinary,” Sparks said....

Local ice skater competes in national showcase
Local ice skater competes in national showcase

Local ice skater Isabelle McElhinny is competing this week in the National Showcase.

National Showcase is sponsored by the U.S. Figure Skating Association. The event fuses artistic creativity with figure skating for single skaters, duets, small...

Summertime Sippers: Infused liqueurs are perfect for mixing
Summertime Sippers: Infused liqueurs are perfect for mixing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — We’re in the hottest part of the season, when the mercury is practically oozing out the top of the porch thermometer and a walk downtown feels like stepping on the surface of the sun.

Over the next few weeks,...

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