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France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali
France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali

ALGIERS, Algeria — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane’s owner and...

U.S. plans state refunds under Affordable Care Act

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – More than $900,000 in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 8,300 consumers in West Virginia.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced the payments Thursday, crediting the Affordable...

State man sues GM over wife’s crash death

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia man has filed a lawsuit against General Motors Corp., claiming a defective ignition switch in a Chevrolet Cobalt caused a 2006 accident that killed his pregnant wife.

The Charleston Daily Mail reports...

Process slow for picking Huntington police chief

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington remains without a permanent police chief four months after Skip Holbrook announced his resignation.

Mayor Steve Williams says the selection process for Holbrook’s replacement has gone slower than he...

Funerals for: July 24, 2014

Angel, Philip Jr. 10 a.m., Temple Israel, Charleston.

Blevins, Reba Noon, Daniels Missionary Baptist Church, Daniels.

Bradley, Harry L. 11 a.m., Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.

Bryant, Amber J....

Dennis H. Poindexter

Dennis Hugh Poindexter, 67, of Washington, D.C., died July 21, 2014. Preston Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.

Curtis "Buck" Richardson
Curtis "Buck" Richardson

Curtis "Buck" E. Richardson, 78, of Kenna, passed away July 22, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

He was a 1956 graduate of Dunbar High School. He was retired from the former Union Carbide, where he was a pipefitter supervisor. Buck...

Marshall D. Abshire
Marshall D. Abshire

Marshall Dennis Abshire, 70, of Dunbar, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.

He was born in Ashford on Nov. 23, 1943, to the late Cecil E. Abshire and Helena Hughes.

In addition to his parents, Marshall was preceded in death by his wife,...

Africa Janae Scott
Africa Janae Scott

Our beloved Africa Janae Scott, 36, of Charleston, passed away on July 19 at CAMC General with family and friends by her side.

Africa's funeral will be held at noon Saturday, July 26, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1401 Washington St. W.,...

William "Billy" Adkins
William "Billy" Adkins

William G. "Billy" Adkins, 78, of South Charleston, formerly of Alum Creek, passed away July 21, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West.

Billy retired from Royal Oldsmobile after 31 years of service. He was a charter member of the Independent...

Thomas "Henry" Gravely
Thomas "Henry" Gravely

Thomas "Henry" Gravely was one of 12 children born to William B. and Pearl Gravely. He was born June 11, 1953, and departed this earthly life on July 17, 2014.

Henry expressed a love for Christ at an early age and joined in the church family of...

Leonard Brightwell Jr.

Leonard F. "Chip" Brightwell Jr., 42, of St. Albans, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, 409 Sixth Ave., St. Albans, is in charge of the arrangements.

Buford J. Jackson

Buford Joseph Jackson, 82, of Mount Hope, died July 22, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

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