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WVU FOOTBALL: Baylor game sold out

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s home game against No. 4 Baylor at noon on Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium is officially a sellout.

The Baylor game is Heart Health Awareness Day presented by WVU Healthcare.

Tickets remain...

Mountaineers finding balance on offense
Mountaineers finding balance on offense

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s opponents have seen what the Mountaineers would most like to do on offense and have pretty much vowed not to allow it.

They saw Clint Trickett with 350- and 500-yard passing ...

Doug Smock: 11 long years later, MU back in Top 25
Doug Smock: 11 long years later, MU back in Top 25

IT TOOK 11 years and 140 games, but Marshall University’s football program has finally rediscovered the Top 25.

Yes, it’s been that long.

Let’s put it this way: In that stretch, AC/DC, the Righteous Brothers, Bob Seger,...

Norman Chad: Touchback-mania running wild in the NFL

Note to Readers: Couch Slouch is well aware of the myriad critical issues, sporting and non-sporting, facing America today. So I apologize in advance for the following diatribe on a topic so trivial, I considered submitting the...

Bulletin Board: Oct. 13, 2014

Libbey-Owens-Ford retirees

The Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Retirees will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Bob Evans in Kanawha City. For more information, call David Radford at 304-342-1095.

Library board of directors

The Kanawha County Public...

Moments in Time: New River Gorge Bridge, Part Two
Moments in Time: New River Gorge Bridge, Part Two

Ceremony honors tissue, organ, cornea donors
Ceremony honors tissue, organ, cornea donors

Water wells analyzed after W.Va. drilling accident

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — State regulators say a drilling accident in Doddridge County might have affected five private water wells.

Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater told...

Readers Voice: Oct. 12, 2014

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Shelley Capito should not complain about any ads attacking her family. It could be worse. Her dad took bribes...

 Herd ranked 24th, 25th

A year after mass layoff, Putnam health department may get new leader

The Putnam County Health Department may get a new full-time manager of day-to-day operations — more than a year after the local health board laid off the department’s entire staff amid financial struggles.

Lolita Kirk has been...

Herd gets personal in romp over MTSU

HUNTINGTON — To a man, Marshall players uttered one word that summed up their attitude toward their bout Saturday with Middle Tennessee.


As it was, they were smarting over their last-play, 51-...

In W.Va., gay marriage a yes, but nondiscrimination act still a no

When same-sex marriage became legal in West Virginia on Thursday, some things changed and some things did not.

West Virginia is now the 27th in a rapidly expanding list of states where same-sex marriage is legal. On the other hand, West Virginia ...