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Triathletes descend on WV’s New River Gorge
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Triathletes descend on WV’s New River Gorge

FAYETTEVILLE — As Wes McDonald paddled his blue Pyranha kayak down the New River with nearly 22,000 tons of iconic Pennsylvania steel towering overhead, his family cheered from the banks...

Triathletes descend on WV’s New River Gorge
Triathletes descend on WV’s New River Gorge

FAYETTEVILLE — As Wes McDonald paddled his blue Pyranha kayak down the New River with nearly 22,000 tons of iconic Pennsylvania steel towering overhead, his family cheered from the banks...

Fueled by past hardships, SC’s Pitts has found escape — and success — on the field
Fueled by past hardships, SC’s Pitts has found escape — and success — on the field

It’s blisteringly hot Thursday morning and Derrek Pitts Jr. sits on the bleachers at South Charleston High School, watching his teammates run the track and stairs as part of the last open workout before football practice officially starts this...

Wheeling outslugs SC Post 94 to win American Legion title
Wheeling outslugs SC Post 94 to win American Legion title

When Wheeling Post 1 is at full strength, it can pack quite a punch.

After battling injuries and scheduling conflicts all season, the Area 1 champions dealt the final knockout blow to South Charleston Post 94 in the form of a 9-5 victory...

Dave Hickman: Contact rules don’t worry Holgorsen

MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen maintains that the Big 12’s new limit on full contact days during a practice week won’t affect the way he approaches scheduling workouts during the season.

Nor will it ...

Frank Giardina: Thoughts of Cato, Hopkins and a Winfield miracle

Two years ago, I was one of the first to write that pro scouts were saying that the best NFL quarterback prospect in the state was at Marshall and it was not Rakeem Cato, but was former Herd backup Blake Frohnapfel. Scouts would come to check out Cato ...

Huntington museum, Smithsonian Affiliate, hosts Hatfield-McCoy feud
Huntington museum, Smithsonian Affiliate, hosts Hatfield-McCoy feud

After the shooting stopped and they laid down their guns, members of the Hatfield and McCoy clans picked up the rope — a game of tug of war would settle this year’s feud.

As they gripped the rope, both families appealed to the...

Concerns loom over DHHR’s managed care transition

West Virginia’s entire Medicaid expansion population — more than 160,000 people — have received letters asking them to choose a new insurance plan, but with many switching from traditional Medicaid to a managed care program,...

Some UBB evidence needed in Blankenship trial, prosecutors say

Some evidence about the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster is a necessary part of the government’s criminal case against former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, prosecutors argue in a new legal brief filed in U.S. District Court.

Jurors...

Photo: A ‘blue moon’ in Charleston
Photo: A ‘blue moon’ in Charleston

Frontier can’t deny Citynet fiber request, law judge says

In a case that could bolster competition between Internet providers in West Virginia, Frontier Communications must honor a decade-old agreement with Citynet and allow access to part of Frontier’s fiber-optic cable network, according to an...

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...

Review: ‘Cabaret’ a night of drama

Friday night, in the intimate confines of The Charleston Light Opera Guild’s church-cum-theater on Tennessee Avenue, an audience was transported through time. Swept back to the burgeoning underworld of Berlin — a city in the throes of an ...

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