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Big Chimney man gets 15 years in friend’s stabbing death
CHRISTIAN TYLER RANDOLPH | Gazette-Mail photos
Big Chimney man gets 15 years in friend’s stabbing death

The man Thomas Fluty killed had been his good friend — his fishing buddy, he told a judge.

WV Senate GOP stalls campaign finance bill after Dem amendments

Republican leadership in the West Virginia Senate stalled their own proposal to increase campaign contribution limits after Democrats successfully amended the bill to also require increased disclosure by “dark money” groups that spend...

Big Chimney man gets 15 years in friend’s stabbing death
Big Chimney man gets 15 years in friend’s stabbing death

The man Thomas Fluty killed had been his good friend — his fishing buddy, he told a judge.

Kanawha library system approves plan to select main branch building

The Kanawha County Public Library’s board approved Monday a contract laying out an expected 4- to 6-month process to prepare the board to ultimately choose either to overhaul its existing main branch location or pick a specific new site.

Freedom co-owner Tis gets no jail time for chemical spill
Freedom co-owner Tis gets no jail time for chemical spill

A former co-owner and officer of Freedom Industries on Monday became the fourth official from the company to avoid being sentenced to any jail time, despite playing a role in the January 2014 chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water supply...

More snow on the way, but previous warm weather may soften the blow
More snow on the way, but previous warm weather may soften the blow

With a winter weather advisory in place for most of the state Monday, last week’s balmier temperatures may help lessen the snow accumulation between now and Wednesday.

Donations wanted for Putnam girl’s family

The Winfield community is mourning the loss of one of their elementary students.

Marshall psychology program one of country’s best

Marshall University’s doctor of psychology program has been ranked favorably by a counseling degree review website.

Montgomery council to consider WVU Tech move agreement
Montgomery council to consider WVU Tech move agreement

Montgomery Town Council members will meet Tuesday to discuss signing an agreement not to sue West Virginia University for moving its Institute of Technology to Beckley.

House OKs bill to let people carry concealed guns without permits
House OKs bill to let people carry concealed guns without permits

For the second year in a row, lawmakers in the West Virginia House of Delegates have approved a bill to allow adults to carry concealed handguns without obtaining a permit.

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has lifted a boil-water advisory for approximately 100 customers along a section of Pinoak Road in Lashmeet in Mercer County. The affected area includes Pinoak Road from Beeson Road to Church Hollow Road, Laxton Farm Road...

Screen time can lead to headaches, inactivity

From cell phones and computers to television and tablets, our days are filled with screens. All those screens we look at — from video games and movies to checking emails — can cause eye strain. But there are ways to reduce the strain our ...

Exercise can benefit older adults

Exercise is important at any stage in life, but it can have important benefits for senior adults. According to the National Institute on Aging, regular exercise can reduce a person’s risk of developing chronic conditions. Studies have shown...

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Politics

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WV Senate GOP stalls campaign finance bill after Dem amendments
House OKs bill to let people carry concealed guns without permits
Cole says he’s undecided on ‘religious freedom’ bill
West Virginia flags to be lowered in commissioner’s memory

Columnists

Rick Steelhammer: On Trumping for peace and toilet paper warfare
Statehouse Beat: Nearing midway point, session still hasn’t dealt with most pressing issues

Education

Kanawha library system approves plan to select main branch building
Marshall psychology program one of country’s best
Montgomery council to consider WVU Tech move agreement
WVU closes in on $1 billion fundraising goal
Kanawha school counselor recognized at White House

Health

More efficient vaccine leads to milder flu season
Screen time can lead to headaches, inactivity
Exercise can benefit older adults
Pediatrician offers cures for ‘cabin fever’
Shoveling snow and safety: What you should know

Kanawha County

Bill would effectively allow guns in Coonskin Park
Photos: Baskets of goodies ready for library fundraiser
Event celebrates ‘Bridge Builders,’ community leaders
South Charleston sewer rate will nearly triple
Jury recommends life without mercy for Detroit man in Rand shooting

Putnam County

Putnam man critically injured after being hit by vehicle
Donations wanted for Putnam girl’s family
Inclusiveness upgrades open up play opportunities in Hurricane
Putnam road closed after semi loses lumber

Election

Photos: West Virginians rally to discuss why they support Sanders
Beckley lawyer to receive public financing in Supreme Court race

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U.S. and World

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