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Charleston resident is first woman to be chancellor of Episcopal Diocese
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Charleston resident is first woman to be chancellor of Episcopal Diocese

Diocesan Convention unanimously elects Karen Klein as first female chancellor

WVIFF to screen Tilda Swinton, Ton Hiddleston vampire drama
WVIFF to screen Tilda Swinton, Ton Hiddleston vampire drama

Although Jim Jarmusch’s sly and seductive vampire movie, “Only Lovers Left Alive,” begins with gothic crimson-on-black titles in the vein (sorry) of vintage Hammer horror, this story of two very old souls who suck on O negative...

A lightweight chat with Super Heavy Duty
A lightweight chat with Super Heavy Duty

The rock/“skankabilly” band Super Heavy Duty is a lot of fun for its eight band members. You might even say it’s a real hoot for them to play out.

On Friday, the band, comprised of members of The Pistol Whippers and The...

Kanawha Players closes ‘Evil Dead the Musical’ this weekend
Kanawha Players closes ‘Evil Dead the Musical’ this weekend

If you’re looking for a bloody good time this Halloween weekend, you’ve got two more chances to see the Kanawha Players’ “Evil Dead the Musical,...

Clay Center screens ‘Nosferatu’ on Halloween
Clay Center screens ‘Nosferatu’ on Halloween

Before Edward Cullen in “Twilight,” the Salvatore brothers in “The Vampire Diaries” and all of Sookie’s vampire pals in “True Blood,” there was Dracula, and the earliest incarnation of the blood-sucking ...

Community Music Live! hosts tenor Fernando Varela
Community Music Live! hosts tenor Fernando Varela

Sunday marks the halfway point of the newly-rebranded Commnity Music Live! organization’s 2014-15 season at the University of Charleston’s Geary Auditorium. There, modern “popera” tenor Fernando Varela will perform in a 3 p....

‘RFC’ celebrates Halloween
‘RFC’ celebrates Halloween

This year’s “Radio Free Charleston” Halloween episode is online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult). In it, host Rudy Panucci and his guests — Penny Maple, Kitty Killton and Mic Bradford — gather at ...

Stroke warnings hit home for one hospital employee
Stroke warnings hit home for one hospital employee

It was a normal day, little more than a week from her 33rd birthday, when Paige Johnson’s husband noticed something strange.

“He looked at me and one side of my face was drawn on one side; it was drooping,” Johnson said...

PSC announces public hearings on power rate hikes

The state Public Service Commission has scheduled public comment hearings on the request by Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power to raise their rates by about 17 percent.

The hearings will be held Nov. 5 at the Bradshaw Community Center in...

Former state natural resources official Williams dies
Former state natural resources official Williams dies

A former West Virginia deputy natural resources director who caused a 1971 storm by openly opposing strip mines and denouncing the Arch Moore administration died this month at age 91.

Norman Rider Williams was born in India, where his parents...

Logan County assessor faces federal banking charge

Longtime Logan County Assessor Rick Grimmett faces a charge of violating federal banking laws, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced Wednesday.

Goodwin’s office filed an information in federal court charging that Grimmett and an...

Dead body found in Dunbar identified

A body found on Sept. 19 in an abandoned building in Dunbar has been identified.

Christa Romaine Collier, of Dunbar, was 36. Her body was found in a building at 19th Street and Myers Avenue.

The state medical examiner made the...

Boehner stumps for Jenkins and coal in W.Va.
Boehner stumps for Jenkins and coal in W.Va.

KENOVA, W.Va. — The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives was in Wayne County on Wednesday, stumping for state Sen. Evan Jenkins and attacking what he sees as the “war on coal” coming from ...

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