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Einstein’s gravity waves detected; WVU professor among researchers
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Einstein’s gravity waves detected; WVU professor among researchers

A West Virginia University researcher and professor is part of the team that has detected gravitational waves in the universe, which Albert Einstein predicted a century ago in his theory of relativity.

WV House passes Religious Freedom bill, sends to Senate
WV House passes Religious Freedom bill, sends to Senate

After about two hours of impassioned debate Thursday, the West Virginia House of Delegates voted, 72-26, to pass the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a bill that civil rights advocates fear will be used to discriminate against...

Just Press Play: ‘Mountain Stage’ bandmember’s playlist picks
Just Press Play: ‘Mountain Stage’ bandmember’s playlist picks

This week’s “Just Press Play” comes to us from jazz guitarist and “Mountain Stage” bandmember Ryan Kennedy. Over the last dozen years so, the Berklee College of Music grad has become kind of a local music institution....

Maier Foundation donates $125,000 to WVSU scholarship fund
Maier Foundation donates $125,000 to WVSU scholarship fund

West Virginia State University has announced the receipt of a $125,000 gift from The Maier Foundation Inc.

Circus-themed ‘McGala’ to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities
Circus-themed ‘McGala’ to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities

“Under the Big Top” will be the theme of “McGala,” a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern West Virginia.

High school students participate in Math Field Day in Buffalo
High school students participate in Math Field Day in Buffalo

From Staff Reports

The 2016 Math Field Day, High School Division, took place on Feb. 3 at the Toyota manufacturing plant in Buffalo. Toyota sponsored the annual competition.

Farmer’s Table: Red Raspberry Cordial
Farmer’s Table: Red Raspberry Cordial

Liqueurs or cordials are easy to make at home. Some recipes need weeks to “settle out,” which is important to remember if the liqueurs are to be served at a special event or given as gifts.

Christian’s Sports Beat: Let gravity be your friend
Christian’s Sports Beat: Let gravity be your friend

Last month was National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and, due to a lack of snow one time and too much snow on another occasion, causing school to be canceled, I finally got have my first experience on ski slopes.

River City Youth Ballet Ensemble to take part in winter school show, March fundraiser
River City Youth Ballet Ensemble to take part in winter school show, March fundraiser

The Kanawha City-based River City Youth Ballet Ensemble will participate in a pair of upcoming artistic activities that will offer seasonal stagework for students and Jamaican-flavored, jazz-infused music and cuisine for all.

SmithFit Training offers 24/7 health and fitness options
SmithFit Training offers 24/7 health and fitness options

Katie Smith credits “God’s perfect timing” in bringing her and her husband, Justin, together.

Teays Valley shop caters to avid birders, nature lovers
Teays Valley shop caters to avid birders, nature lovers

For nearly 30 years, almost the entirely of his adult life, Robert O’Quinn was on the road, selling and marketing medical supplies.

Review: ‘Deadpool’ plays to Ryan Reynolds’ snarky strengths
Review: ‘Deadpool’ plays to Ryan Reynolds’ snarky strengths

It must be a sign of superhero fatigue that studios are injecting life into the genre via characters who declare that they want nothing to do with heroics. While the posse of baddies known as the DC Comics “Suicide Squad” will be rolling...

Review: ‘How to Be Single’ has its heart in the right place
Review: ‘How to Be Single’ has its heart in the right place

Based on the aggressive marketing for “How to Be Single,” which has thrust its grinning, champagne swilling female stars in the face of every person who might not have a date lined up for the dreaded Feb. 14th, it would be easy to assume...

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