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Affleck praises wife Jennifer Garner, talks Maher spat before gala
Affleck praises wife Jennifer Garner, talks Maher spat before gala

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Affleck feels more comfortable speaking his mind than pretending to say what people want to hear. So before receiving his award at Wednesday’s Save the Children Illumination Gala, he praised wife Jennifer Garner on...

Rockefeller introduces bill on black lung benefits

Senate Democrats introduced a broad bill Thursday intended to make it easier for miners with black lung disease to get the federal benefits that they are owed.


Blankenship to make first court appearance today

Longtime Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is scheduled to make his first court appearance this afternoon as he begins his fight against criminal charges that he conspired to put coal production and profits ahead of miner safety at Massey’s...

Lockdown lifted at Shoals Elementary

Students at Shoals Elementary School in Charleston were briefly on lockdown Thursday after a man was reported “peeping in windows” at the school.

Cpl. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said deputies...

Warrant issued in Fayette County hit-and-run

HILLTOP, W.Va. -- An arrest warrant has been issued in connection with a hit-and-run accident early Wednesday in Fayette County.

Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler said a teenager was waiting for a school bus at about 6 a.m. Wednesday near the ...

Capitol Christmas tree goes up in W.Va.(photo)
Capitol Christmas tree goes up in W.Va.(photo)

Dave Hickman: Staten’s just statin’ the truth
Dave Hickman: Staten’s just statin’ the truth

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Safe in the knowledge that it was only a matter of time until it was asked of him, Juwan Staten was ready for the inevitable question.

Perhaps the only thing that surprised him...

Wheeling residents want 19th century bridge saved

WHEELING, W.Va. – A group of Wheeling residents has launched a campaign to save a 19th century bridge from demolition.

The Aentnaville Bridge spans the back channel of the Ohio River and connects Wheeling Island with Ohio. The 440-foot...

Boys and Girls Clubs of W.Va. getting health grant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Boys and Girls Clubs in West Virginia are getting funding to improve the health and wellness of kids around the state.

Officials say clubs around the state are getting a variety of grants from WellPoint Foundation...

Bluefield residents to choose new city logo

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – Bluefield residents are being asked to choose a new logo for the city. Residents must register for a city app called the Bluefield Mind Mixer to cast ballots. The app is available on the city’s website, www....

Forum focuses on senior citizens in state

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Several West Virginia groups are gathering to discuss how to serve the growing senior citizen population in the state.

The annual Partner Summit is scheduled for today at the University of Charleston. The event...

W.Va. Guard dedicating Moorefield Readiness Center

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – The West Virginia Army National Guard is set to dedicate a new training hub in Moorefield.

Officials are scheduled to dedicate the new $18 million Moorefield Readiness Center in Hardy County today.

The 57,000...

Underground Marion County coal seam fire investigated

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – An underground coal fire in Marion County is being investigated by state and federal regulators.

The fire is burning in a coal seam along U.S. 250. The investigation began after the fire ignited a brush fire this week....


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