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Congress returns to weighty list of unfinished business
Congress returns to weighty list of unfinished business

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress returns on Tuesday with a critical need for a characteristic rarely evident this year – cooperation between Republicans and President Barack Obama.

Lawmakers face a weighty list of...

Congress returns to weighty list of unfinished business
Congress returns to weighty list of unfinished business

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress returns on Tuesday with a critical need for a characteristic rarely evident this year – cooperation between Republicans and President Barack Obama.

Lawmakers face a weighty list of ...

Longtime Mingo magistrate to retire

Mingo County Magistrate Deloris “Dee” Sidebottom will retire at the end of October, according to a news release from the state Supreme Court.

Mingo Circuit Judge Miki Thompson has appointed Brock Mounts of Gilbert to finish her...

Horse industry worries about casino subsidy curbs
Horse industry worries about casino subsidy curbs

BOSTON — Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a close as some states move to rein in a lucrative subsidy that’s helped prop up their long-suffering industry....

Attorney sues jail authority for not handing over pictures, videos

An attorney for an inmate in the Western Regional Jail filed a lawsuit this week asking a judge to require the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority to turn over photos and videos involving an alleged incident with his client....

Pups get play time:Shelter trains staff to lead dog playgroups
Pups get play time:Shelter trains staff to lead dog playgroups

Five baby pools were filled with water and placed around a fenced in yard at the Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association on Thursday afternoon. The afternoon portion of summer camp was beginning for the shelter’s some 200 dogs that day....

West Virginians to attend pope’s U.S. visit
West Virginians to attend pope’s U.S. visit

Several West Virginians will be in attendance later this month when tens of thousands of people flock to Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia for Pope Francis’ historic first visit to the United States.

Monsignor Edward Sadie, ...

W.Va. GOP loses director, taking applications for vacant Senate seat

West Virginia Republican Party Executive Director Matt Dailer is taking a position with the Republican National Committee, according to a statement issued by the state GOP.

A Wheeling native and Marshall University graduate, Dailer has been...

Alyce Faye Bragg:

August has been called the bridge from summer to autumn. Well, we’ve crossed over now, and autumn can come in its fullness. It’s worth waiting for — this incomparable season in the West Virginia hills. It’s not only lovely...

Residents cautioned to avoid Ohio River algae
Residents cautioned to avoid Ohio River algae

State public health officials on Friday cautioned West Virginians to avoid contact with Ohio River water that appears to contain blue-green algae, the latest action as concern continues across the region about a potentially toxic algae that’s...

‘Chamber’s agenda’ goal of legislative leaders

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Republican-controlled West Virginia Legislature will push a new intermediate court of appeals, public charter schools, a forced pooling bill for natural gas development, a flatter...

Bible Center pastor’s last sermon is Sunday

The pastor of one of Charleston’s biggest churches is leaving after four and a half years of ministry there, a church leader said.

The Rev. Eric Mounts’ last Sunday in the pulpit at Bible Center Church will be this weekend, Lee...

WVU president Gee says costs required cutting ties with Montgomery campus
WVU president Gee says costs required cutting ties with Montgomery campus

University head says moving WVU Tech campus ‘was hard,’ but necessary choice

By David Gutman

Staff writer

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Why is the West Virginia University Institute...

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Politics

Alyce Faye Bragg:
Early poll shows Justice as slight favorite in governor’s race
W.Va. GOP loses director, taking applications for vacant Senate seat
‘Chamber’s agenda’ goal of legislative leaders
Governor: State won’t place prison at former naval base

Police Blotter

Attorney sues jail authority for not handing over pictures, videos
6 plead guilty in Baltimore-to-West Virginia heroin case
Police: Man charged after stepfather finds baby alone in car
Kentucky clerk jailed until she agrees to issue marriage licenses
State Bar panel told lawyers should not be required in hearings

State News

Republicans still eying Common Core repeal
Presidential candidates to visit West Liberty for interviews
Treasurer offers $100 for college funds to parents of newborns
WVU expanding parking at Evansdale campus
W.Va. State University to offer media diversity fellowship

Statehouse News

Watchdog

Residents cautioned to avoid Ohio River algae
Pups get play time:Shelter trains staff to lead dog playgroups
WVU president Gee says costs required cutting ties with Montgomery campus
West Virginians to attend pope’s U.S. visit
Horse industry worries about casino subsidy curbs

Columnists

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Education

WVSU will launch presidential review this month
Local foundation accepting professor of the year nominations
WVU board OKs Tech move
Plans announced to relocate WVU Tech to Beckley campus
Bomb threat reported at George Washington High School

Kanawha County

Health

Hearing begins for beleaguered neurologist

Putnam County

Area residents plead guilty to federal drug charges

Election

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FlipSide

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U.S. and World

With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
Live blog: Clerk in gay marriage case appears in federal court
Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black man
U.S. judge summons Ky. clerk, staff to court over gay marriage