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WVU now among top research institutions
WVU now among top research institutions

West Virgina University is now a top-tier institution for doctoral research, according to a new classification that distinguishes colleges in America.

Drug exec Shkreli takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers
Drug exec Shkreli takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitter and insulted...

WV’s prevailing wage repeal goes to Tomblin
WV’s prevailing wage repeal goes to Tomblin

A repeal of West Virginia’s 81-year-old Prevailing Wage Act is headed to the governor, after passing the Senate Thursday on a party-line 18-16 vote.

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has issued 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...

Review: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ playfully mocks and adores Hollywood
Review: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ playfully mocks and adores Hollywood

The Coen Brothers' latest comedy “Hail, Caesar!” is a loving tribute to the era of classical Hollywood, meticulously crafted with layers of reference, inside jokes, and tidbits of history that will excite any film buff. Not to fret if you...

Review: ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ is fun, but lacks bite
Review: ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ is fun, but lacks bite

Author Seth Grahame-Smith has dined out on the winning combination of stitching together two incongruous things, one high-brow, one low, and letting the concept do the heavy lifting. “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” gave readers, and then ...

Around WV: Feb. 4, 2016
Around WV: Feb. 4, 2016

In Around West Virginia today: a homeless shelter loses funding, naloxone injectors distributed to Huntington residents, school staff learn mental health first aid, and more.

McDowell County assistant prosecutor admits to tax crime

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – An assistant prosecutor in McDowell County has pleaded guilty to a federal tax crime committed while working in private practice.

Parts of Eastern Panhandle under warning for minor flooding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Parts of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle are under a flood warning amid a combination of snowmelt and rainfall.

In Colorado, fears about InBev’s entry into craft beer
In Colorado, fears about InBev’s entry into craft beer

DENVER (AP) – In a former bakery south of downtown Denver, Matthew Fuerst makes beer flavored with ingredients like Hatch green chiles that he chops by hand. He saves money on heating bills by pushing up space heaters against his fermenting...

Just Press Play: Johnny Compton
Just Press Play: Johnny Compton

Johnny Compton is one of the great veterans of the Charleston music scene and over the years has done a little bit of everything, from hosting open mics to playing in some of the best rock bands in the valley. His current outfits include the Diablo...

Best Bet: Trombones of Costa Rica
Best Bet: Trombones of Costa Rica

West Virginia State University will present the chamber music ensemble Trombones de Costa Rica at 7 p.m. today in the F. S. Belcher Theater of the Davis Fine Arts Building on the WVSU campus in Institute. The internationally acclaimed trombone quartet ...

Best Bet: Comedy Zoning
Best Bet: Comedy Zoning

Janet Williams, aka The Tennessee Tramp, is a nationally touring comedian who comes to the Comedy Zone, along with opening act Will Jacobs, in shows at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday. She has a stage presence that makes her audiences...

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