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WVU freshmen asked to do far more on the fly
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WVU freshmen asked to do far more on the fly

WACO, Texas — The notion that West Virginia’s performance against Baylor Saturday was a preview of next season just doesn’t seem fair.

Yes, it was a game played almost in its entirety without the only two seniors on the...

WVU freshmen asked to do far more on the fly
WVU freshmen asked to do far more on the fly

WACO, Texas — The notion that West Virginia’s performance against Baylor Saturday was a preview of next season just doesn’t seem fair.

Yes, it was a game played almost in its entirety without the only two seniors on the...

Boys sectionals: Capital, Poca provide big targets
Boys sectionals: Capital, Poca provide big targets

Things have really been going Capital’s way the past few weeks.

The Cougars have ripped off 11 straight victories to end the regular season, and in the process captured the Mountain State Athletic Conference title, the top seed in their...

Doug Smock: Loop, Taylor helped breathe life into season
Doug Smock: Loop, Taylor helped breathe life into season

NOW THAT Marshall’s basketball season has finished its home campaign, let’s sort out the factors that breathed life into a once-moribund season.

n Dan D’Antoni’s patience in installing a ...

Norman Chad: No good reason to want Olympic Games in Boston

If I lived in Boston, I would stake out one of the entrances into town — you know, where they have a “Welcome to Boston” sign — and, like a Revolutionary War sentry standing guard with a sidearm, detain every passing...

Roundup: MEC tournament begins Tuesday

Pairings for the Mountain East Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournament were finalized on Sunday with first-round games scheduled for campus sites on Tuesday.

Both the West Virginia State men’s and women’s ...

Kanawha County grand jury returns indictments against 91

A Kanawha County grand jury returned indictments against 91 people on Friday, prosecutor Chuck Miller announced.

The indictments Miller announced are not a finding of fact; it means only that grand jurors have decided that enough evidence exists ...

With Manchin looming, W.Va. Senate passes bill changing how Senate seats are filled

Is Sen. Joe Manchin going to run for governor in 2016?

For now, only he knows.

But if he does, and he wins, Republicans in the West Virginia Senate want to make sure that he doesn’t get to choose who serves the remainder of his term ...

2 W.Va. coal operators sentenced in $10M cash scheme

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) – Two West Virginia coal operators will each spend three years in prison for participating in a $10 million cash selling scheme.

Fifty-five-year-old William “Bill” F. Adams of Yukon, West Virginia, and 43-...

All 3 Mercer County judges recuse selves from sex abuse case

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) – All three Mercer County Circuit Court judges have recused themselves from a child sex abuse case.

West Virginia Supreme Court administrative director Steve Canterbury says each judge cited a conflict of interest....

W.Va. spring forest fire season begins, burning limited

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Limits on outside burning are in effect as West Virginia’s spring forest fire season begins.

The season began Sunday and runs through May 31. During the season, outside burning is only allowed...

Why does W.Va. have so few women in elected office?

There are 19 women in the 100-member West Virginia House of Delegates.

There is one woman in West Virginia’s five-member congressional delegation.

Out of West Virginia’s six statewide elected constitutional officers, there is ...

W.Va. Senate OKs bill to allow concealed carry without permit
W.Va. Senate OKs bill to allow concealed carry without permit

Senators approved a bill Friday that could make West Virginia the sixth state to allow residents to carry a concealed firearm without a permit.

After reading aloud from the Second Amendment of the ...

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