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Win over EPA won’t save Southern W.Va. coal, experts say

This week, West Virginia leaders were painting a picture of the rosy future that could await the coal industry, were it not for the Obama administration. Sprinkled among comments criticizing proposed reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, the...

Win over EPA won’t save Southern W.Va. coal, experts say

This week, West Virginia leaders were painting a picture of the rosy future that could await the coal industry, were it not for the Obama administration. Sprinkled among comments criticizing proposed reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, the...

Deputies arrest man who allegedly threw home confinement bracelet in river

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — Deputies say they arrested a Scott Depot man this week after an anonymous caller reported he was at a St. Albans Go-Mart bragging about throwing his home confinement tracking bracelet in the...

Try This! grants target solid community changes
Try This! grants target solid community changes

RIPLEY -- The trail begins with a sharp slope that quickly levels into a small clearing banked by trees, many of them marked by small signs meant to inform interested hikers of their scientific names and telltale features.

The trail doesn't have ...

Woman tells 911 that Plants was screaming at ex-wife

A woman told a 911 dispatcher Wednesday evening that Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants was screaming at his ex-wife in the parking lot of John Adams Middle School.

Police described Wednesday’s incident as a child custody...

Boil-water advisories

Raleigh County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers of the Clear Creek System. The Raleigh County Public Service District has also lifted the boil-water advisory for the Arnett Water System.

The Department of...

Police: Plants involved in child custody incident

Police were called to John Adams Middle School early Wednesday evening in response to a child custody issue involving Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants, officers said.

Charleston police responded to multiple 911 calls, then made...

OSHA cites company in cell tower deaths

Federal inspectors have cited an Oklahoma company for two alleged safety violations following their investigation of the collapse of a Harrison County cellular communications tower that killed two employees and a local volunteer firefighter.

The ...

Small Business Administration lending grows in Mountain State

West Virginia entrepreneurs have received more financial support from the Small Business Administration and its lending partners this year, the SBA reports.

Lending is up 80 percent in the Mountain State compared to last year’s third-...

Mountain Party candidate makes 4 in Senate race

Bob Henry Baber, the former mayor of Richwood and a longtime Mountain Party candidate for statewide office, will run for U.S. Senate, he announced in a news release Thursday.

Baber, a writer and artist, announced that he will file papers to run...

Bulletin board: August 1, 2014

Pet adoption/donation event

The Kanawha Charleston Humane Association is holding an adoption and donation event on Saturday at Green’s Feed and Seed. Join them and meet some “paw”some shelter pets looking for...

Things to do today: Friday, August 1, 2014

Music

JOHNNY STAATS AND THE DELIVERY BOYS and THE BAND WAGON: 6:30 p.m. Free. Bluegrass. Live on the Levee. Headliner performs 45-minute sets at 7:45 and 8:45 p.m. Haddad Riverfront Park. Call 304-348-8014 or visit www.liveontheleveecharleston....

Board votes to submit new banned animals list

The state’s Dangerous Wild Animal Board voted this week in favor of a new proposed list of banned animals in the state much shorter than a previous list that drew public opposition.

The new ...

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