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Articles from November 9, 2016

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2016 Gazette-Mail All-Kanawha Valley Team
All-Kanawha Valley Team BOYS iPlayer of the Year: Seth Jordan, Nitro iCoach of the Year: Kevin Cushing, George Washington iRookie of the Year: Ethan Knight, Herbert Hoover FIRST Team F Seth Jordan Nitro Jr. F Doug Harding Winfield Sr. F Josh Mabe George...
30th Annual Dagger's Toy Run Tabbed for Dec. 10 ; Donations Being Accepted throughout Kanawha, Putnam Counties
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232For the 30th year, roaring cycles will substitute for reindeer- propelled sleighs in delivering Christmas toys to girls and boys, thanks to the annual Dagger's Toy Run. This year's charity ride event will begin with...
All the Flavors of Greece Featured at Annual Dinner, Bake Sale
Members of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Kanawha City have been preparing for months for a tradition dating back more than 20 years: their annual dinner and bake sale extravaganza. Hundreds of guests are expected to come to the church Saturday and...
AREA ROUNDUP ; Thundering Herd Places Pair on All-CUSA Soccer
The Marshall men's soccer team put a pair of players on the Conference USA's all-conference team Tuesday, including a Kanawha Valley native. Former Hurricane High standout Trevor Starcher was named to the All-CUSA second team as a midfielder, while...
At $800,000 per Round, Ammo on USS Zumwalt Too Pricey to Fire
Modern warfare is not cheap. But even among the priciest and most cutting-edge battle machines, the USS Zumwalt is in a class apart. The warship is the most expensive destroyer in the history of the Navy, costing about $4.4 billion. Along with the hefty...
Australia Expects to Resettle Hundreds of Refugees
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia will find another country to resettle hundreds of asylum seekers now held on poor Pacific islands, a minister said Tuesday as his government planned to banish for life refugees who arrive by boat. Immigration Minister...
Baseball
MLB calendarNov. 9-10 - General managers' meetings, Scottsdale, Ariz.Nov. 14 - Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 12th day after World Series. Nov. 16-17 - Owners meetings, Chicago.Dec. 1 - Collective bargaining agreement between...
Bathroom Break Leads to Prehistoric Site Discovery
Clifford Coulthard has always known that his people have thousands of years of history in the arid Australian interior. Or as the Adnyamathanha elder told the Sydney Morning Herald, "Our old people know we've been here a long time. But he wasn't looking...
Britons Grumble as Toblerone Shrinks Chocolate Bars
GENEVA - More valleys, fewer chocolate peaks: The maker of Toblerone Swiss chocolate has widened the spaces in some of its iconic, triangle-array bars, offering about 10 percent less chocolate for the same price. Many Toblerone fans are outraged. The multinational...
Buffalo Youths Win Great Innovator Award at West Virginia Makes Festival ; Coal Train Music Project Earns Accolades
bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188A homeschooled brother and sister from Buffalo made coal- inspired music recently at the West Virginia Makes Festival in Huntington. Sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute, the Oct. 7 event on the campus of Marshall...
Bulletin Board
Kanawha PSD meetingThe next regular meeting of the Kanawha Public Service District Board of Commissioners will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at the District's Business Office. Santa arrivalRudolph, Hermey the Elf and Bumble Snow Monster will join Santa and...
Bulletin Board
Nitro Woman's Club: The Nitro Woman's Club will meet on Monday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Membership in the club is open to all women in Nitro and neighboring communities who are interested in connecting to make friends and serving the community. The meeting...
Bulletin Board
Nitro Woman's Club: The Nitro Woman's Club will meet on Monday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Membership in the club is open to all women in Nitro and neighboring communities who are interested in connecting to make friends and serving the community. The meeting...
Business Briefs
Civic Center GM re-elected to IAVM BoardJohn D. Robertson, general manager of the Charleston Civic Center, has been elected to serve a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Venue Managers. Robertson served previously...
Calendar
Wednesday, Nov. 9Small Business Planning Workshop: Whitney P. Stricklin, CFP of Financial Resources & Consulting, and Katie Cobbs of Gibbons & Kawash will be conducting a small business planning fundamentals workshop from 4 to 6 p.m. in the conference...
Calfee Chiropractic in Cross Lanes to Host Annual Patient Appreciation Day
As a way to say "thank you" to its patients, Calfee Chiropractic in Cross Lanes will have its annual Patient Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 12, at its headquarters, 5390 Big Tyler Road. The open house event will run from from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Dr....
Canadian Diver May Have Found a Long-Lost Nuclear Bomb from 1950
The water conditions were perfect - "beautiful, clear, green" - when Sean Smyrichinsky went diving last month off the north coast of British Columbia. The 45-year-old Canadian had joined two friends for a three-week fishing expedition. Setting off on...
Chef, TV Star Releases a Heartfelt Book
One of my favorite recipes in Vivian Howard's new cookbook, "Deep Run Roots (Little Brown), is one I will probably never make. The list of ingredients for Hoarded Corn includes: an afternoon, trash bags, the biggest pot you have and at least 200 ears...
College Football
Standings, schedulesBIG 12 CONFERENCEConf. OverallW L PF PA W L PF PAOklahoma 6 0 291 189 7 2 397 284Okla. State 5 1 235 174 7 2 368 249W. Virginia 4 1 167 101 7 1 266 165Baylor 3 2 185 170 6 2 318 200Kansas State 3 3 169 183 5 4 284 216Texas 3 3 199...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF RANKINGS ; Washington Grabs No. 4 Playoff Spot; WVU 16th
Washington moved into fourth in the College Football Playoff rankings, putting the four remaining unbeaten teams from the Power Five conferences at the top of the selection committee's second top 25. Alabama, Clemson and Michigan still hold the top...
CSI Investigator: I Was Concerned When I Saw Body's Wounds
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A state crime scene investigator testified Tuesday that he was concerned when he examined the body of a black motorist shot by a white police officer because what he saw didn't jibe with what he was told about how Walter Scott died....
CVS Health's 3Q Profit Jumps, but Not Revenue
CVS Health Corp. missed Wall Street's revenue expectations in the third quarter, despite sales jumping due to acquisitions. The company trimmed its profit forecast for this year, triggering a stock selloff. The drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits...
D.C. OKs Referendum to Make District 51st State
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum to make the nation's capital the 51st state on Tuesday, with poll goers saying they hope the vote puts pressure on the next Congress and president to address D.C.'s lack of...
Dems' Path to U.S. Senate Majority Narrows
WASHINGTON - Democrats' path to retaking the Senate majority narrowed Tuesday night as Republicans held onto key seats in North Carolina, Indiana and Florida. Democrats grabbed a Republican-held seat in Illinois, but as Republicans defended a slim 54-46...
Donations Sought for 4-H 2017 Haunted Barn
With this years Halloween activities just completed, the Putnam County 4-H program is looking ahead, to host a Haunted Barn for Halloween-related activities in 2017 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Eleanor. The project is a fundraising effort for countywide...
DRUG PRICES ; California Referendum Could Go National, Sanders Says
The pharmaceutical industry will be closely watching a different tight election race today - a California drug price referendum that has drawn $109 million in opposition funding and could have ripple effects beyond the state if it passes. The ballot...
Election Could Bring More Dysfunctional Congress
As voters head to the polls Tuesday, one outcome is already a near-certainty: A dysfunctional Congress is going to get even more unworkable, particularly if Hillary Clinton wins the White House. Whichever party wins control of the Senate is likely to...
Election ; Grateful Moment
In all the noise of the long election season, it was easy to lose sight of the momentous occasion witnessed by people fortunate enough to be part of this election no matter who they voted for. This is the first time in the history of the country that...
Fall Finish ; Nitro Public Library Completes Major Remodeling Project That Began in April
bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188Visitors to the newly renovated Nitro Public Library are pleased with how the six-month-long project turned out, said Lynn Godby- Chin, library manager. The library, at 1700 Park Ave. in Nitro, hosted an open house...
FALL FINISH ; Nitro Public Library Completes Major Remodeling Project That Began in April
bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188Visitors to the newly renovated Nitro Public Library are pleased with how the six-month-long project turned out, said Lynn Godby- Chin, library manager. The library, at 1700 Park Ave. in Nitro, hosted an open house...
Family of Veterans Honored with Memorial Bridge on West Side
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232A road sign leading into downtown Charleston from Interstates 77 and 79 North is a visible reminder of a local family's dedicated military service to the United States. The Tom Williams Family Bridge, which also spans...
Farm-Fresh Birds This Holiday Season
RED HOUSE - Beth and Travis Criner have taken the quote "you are what you eat to heart. The couple, who own Rainy Day Farm in Putnam County, have been working since the summer to help meet an increasing demand for farm-fresh, pasture-raised turkeys...
Fight Schedule
SaturdayAt Salle des Etoiles, Monte Carlo (HBO), Jamie McDonnell vs. Liborio Solis, 12, for McDonnell's WBA World bantamweight title; Jason Sosa vs. Stephen Smith, 12, for Sosa's WBA World junior lightweight title; Malik Scott vs. Luis Ortiz, 12, for...
FROM THE KITCHEN ; Pie Time Again - Pumpkin and Chocolate Hit the Spot This Week
IM BACK, as promised, with a second pumpkin pie and its good buddy, another chocolate. They happen to be easy to make, mix-in desserts. I havent previously given recipes for non-dairy whipped topping, but Im providing these in answer to requests for...
Getting to the Point with WVU Coaches
MORGANTOWN - It's the day after the election and many of us simply want to celebrate the end of the process. No more debates. No more nasty commercials. Life is good again.So, in that spirit, I thought I'd celebrate by bringing you some straight talk...
GOP Nears U.S. House Control for 2 More Years
WASHINGTON - Republicans were on track to secure two more years of House control Tuesday, as GOP lawmakers triumphed in districts in Florida and Virginia that Democrats had hoped Donald Trump's divisive comments would make their own. Democrats defeated...
GOP's Foster Leads in Putnam Commissioner Race, Brunch Bill Favored
With 41 out of 46 precincts reporting, Republican Ronald Reagan Foster was leading the race for Putnam County Commission against Independent candidate and former Putnam County assessor D.W. "Peachie Arthur as of press time Tuesday. The winning candidate will...
GOP Sweeps State Offices ; Secretary of State Tennant Loses to Republican Warner
West Virginia voters Tuesday ousted two Democratic incumbents from statewide offices, including the well-known secretary of state and put the statewide office of auditor into Republican hands for the first time since 1928 - but re-elected the incumbent...
Grave a 'Rite of Passage' for Voters ; Visitors Cover Susan B. Anthony
A new tradition has sprung up around a famous headstone in Rochester, New York. In the days leading up to and following an election, the grave marker in Mount Hope Cemetery sprouts a fresh coat of "I Voted stickers. The grave marks the final resting...
Greek Orthodox Church to Host Annual Dinner, Bake Sale This Weekend
St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 3512 MacCorkle Ave. in Kanawha City, will usher in the coming holiday season with its annual dinner and bake sale extravaganza Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13. The two-day event will offer area food lovers a dinner...
Green Bank Observatory Irreplaceable ; Valuable Facility Is at a Crossroads, and Supporters Must Work to Protect It
In the hills of Pocahontas County sits a radio telescope, one with the ability to peer light-years away and change the way we think about our universe. The Green Bank Observatory and its crown jewel, the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, are irreplaceable assets...
GUEST EDITORIAL ; November Is National Native American Heritage Month
For almost 100 years, Americans, both Indian and non-Indian, have urged that there be a permanently designated celebration by the nation to honor the contributions, achievements, sacrifices, cultural and historical legacy of the original inhabitants...
Gunmaker Smith & Wesson to Drop 19th-Century Founders from Name
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., maker of handguns carried by Civil War soldiers and Clint Eastwood's 1970s police character Dirty Harry, is looking to change its name. The board already approved a new moniker for the 164-year-old company starting Jan....
Hardy Re-Elected for Kanawha Commission, Sunday Hunting In
Kanawha County voters went with experience over youth for the Kanawha County Commission, re-electing Democratic incumbent Dave Hardy over Republican challenger Lance Wheeler for a six-year term, according to unofficial results for all 174 county precincts....
HMS Science Teacher Receives Presidential Recognition
Putnam County science teacher Maureen Miller received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Recognition award on Sept. 8 at the White House in Washington, D.C. Becoming an educator was a second career choice for...
HUSKIES GET SET FOR POSTSEASON BATTLE WITH POLAR BEARS ; on to the Next One; Herbert Hoover Prepares Backup QB with Playoff Date at No. 5 Fairmont Senior Looming
CLASS AA STATE PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Friday WHERE: East-West Stadium, FairmontINSIDE: Playoff notebook Hurricane coach gets his wish 3BIt's never ideal and most likely never a good thing to have a starting quarterback go down late in...
Increased Training, New Building among Goals of Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department Chief ; Department Serves U.S. 60 between St. Albans and South Charleston
bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188As cars and trucks sped by on U.S. 60, the new chief of the Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department talked about filling big shoes and his plans for the department's future. Jason Wurster was elected the new chief of the...
In Review
Putnam among counties with 'brunch bill' on ballotSunday brunch is often a good time for many restaurants across the United States, with customers ordering mimosas and Bloody Marys, to prop up local businesses. But for restaurants in much of West Virginia,...
International Ink Incident ; Kenyan Schoolchildren Receive Pink Pens from W.Va. Susan G. Komen Chapter
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232When Express Employment Professionals owner and general manager Tom Wirts donated several thousand pink writing pens to the Susan G. Komen West Virginia chapter as premiums in its 2016 Race for the Cure fundraiser, he...
International Ink Incident ; Kenyan Schoolchildren Receive Pink Pens from W.Va. Susan G. Komen Chapter
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232When Express Employment Professionals owner and general manager Tom Wirts donated several thousand pink writing pens to the Susan G. Komen West Virginia chapter as premiums in its 2016 Race for the Cure fundraiser, he...
Judge Delays Church Shooting Trial for Competency Exam
A judge announced Tuesday that he has ordered another competency exam for a white man charged with killing nine black parishioners at a Charleston church one day after halting jury selection because of a motion from defense attorneys. The exam for Dylann...
Justice Clinches Race ; Cole Concedes Governor's Office to Billionaire
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS - Jim Justice, the billionaire coal mine operator and owner of The Greenbrier resort, will take over as West Virginia's next governor come January. The Democratic candidate, who was recruited to run for office last year by party...
Kanawha City Greek Orthodox Church to Host Annual Dinner, Bake Sale This Weekend
St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 3512 MacCorkle Ave. in Kanawha City, will usher in the coming holiday season with its annual dinner and bake sale extravaganza Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13. The two-day event will offer area food lovers a dinner...
Legal Marijuana Push Faces Biggest Test Yet
SAN FRANCISCO - The movement to legalize marijuana faced its biggest test yet Tuesday as voters in nine states, including the nation's most populous, considered proposals to expand legal access to the drug, which is still forbidden by the federal government....
Letters
Illinois 4th-graders want to learn about W.Va.Editor:The fourth grade at Aviston Elementary, located in Southern Illinois, is learning about the United States and the different climates, resources and highlights found in each region. The kids in the...
Long Election Cycle Hard on All, Especially Voters ; States Should Consider Ways to Shorten Presidential Campaign
It seemed like the election couldnt get here soon enough. The long, distasteful season for voters in the United States to select their next president went on way too long. Not that the election happened too late, but the campaigns started too soon. ...
Long Live the Next Campaign Season ; the End of 2016 Election Marks
What do we have at the end of it?About half of the country, embittered and forlorn, is crying in its morning coffee. The other half is jubilant and self-righteous. It believes that the nation has dodged a fatal bullet. We have elected a new president....
Manchin Visits Winfield Middle ; Senator Announces Launch of Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) joined other elected officials and community leaders at Winfield Middle School, during National Red Ribbon Week, on Oct. 25, unveiling a statewide drug prevention initiative. Through the initiative, Mallinckrodt, a global specialty...
Markets
TodayEye on Shake Shack Steady sales growth has helped drive Shake Shacks earnings higher this year. Financial analysts predict the favorable trend continued in the July-September quarter. They project that the burger chain will report today that its...
MARSHALL FOOTBALL ; Herd Knows Significance of Saturday's Game
MTSU AT MARSHALL When: 7 p.m., Saturday TV: American Sports Network Latest line: Middle Tennessee by 9HUNTINGTON - With Saturday's game being closest to Nov. 14, Doc Holliday expects the ultimate effort from his struggling Marshall team. The 14th, as...
Metro East Calendar
Friday, Nov. 11Diabetes Class: November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and FamilyCare Health Center dietitian and certified diabetes educator Grace Gibson will offer a free class addressing diabetes, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the FamilyCare Health...
Metro West Calendar
Thursday, Nov. 10JBA Meeting: The Jefferson Business Association will hold a quarterly meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department Community Room. Jefferson residents and business owners are encouraged to attend. Veterans Honored:...
MLB MEETINGS ; Verlander, Cabrera, Sale Could Be Available on Trade Market
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander and slugger Miguel Cabrera could be available for the right price. The Chicago White Sox might be prepared to deal Chris Sale, too. Not even a week has passed since the Chicago Cubs won their first...
Moore Capito Wins W.Va. House Seat ; Nancy Guthrie out by 4 Votes
Republican Moore Capito, son of U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore, won a seat in the West Virginia House of Delegates Tuesday night, while longtime Democratic incumbent Nancy Guthrie lost her re-election bid by four votes. With all Kanawha County precincts counted:*...
Morrisey Remains in Office
After one of the state's most expensive campaigns this election cycle, Republican Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was re-elected for a second term Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Doug Reynolds. The Associated Press called the race for Morrisey at...
NASCAR
SundayAt Texas Motor SpeedwayFort Worth, TexasLap length: 1.5 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (9) Carl Edwards, Toyota, 293 laps, 0 rating, 44 points.2. (2) Joey Logano, Ford, 293, 0, 41.3. (12) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 293, 0, 39.4. (11) Chase...
NBA ; Schroder, Bazemore Hand Cavs 1st Loss
CLEVELAND - Dennis Schroder scored a career-high 28 points and the Atlanta Hawks handed the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers their first loss of the season, 110-106 on Tuesday night. Cleveland (6-1) cut a 96-81 deficit early in the fourth quarter...
NBA ; Thanks in Part to Defensive Chaos, 1-5 Wizards `Frustrated'
WASHINGTON - After the Washington Wizards lost for the fifth time in six games under new coach Scott Brooks, shooting guard Bradley Beal stood in the home locker room and spoke in hushed tones, trying to wrap his head around what's gone wrong so far....
New Traffic Patterns Coming to WVU Hoops Games This Season
Fans attending West Virginia University Mountaineer basketball games will see new traffic patterns heading in and out of the WVU Coliseum parking lots this season. Fans should view the maps to see the new Coliseum pregame and postgame traffic patterns...
NFL
AMERICAN CONFERENCEEastW L T Pct PF PANew England 7 1 0 .875 217 132Miami 4 4 0 .500 173 182Buffalo 4 5 0 .444 237 203N.Y. Jets 3 6 0 .333 173 235SouthW L T Pct PF PAHouston 5 3 0 .625 137 167Tennessee 4 5 0 .444 217 226Indianapolis 4 5 0 .444 239 256Jacksonville...
Nhl
EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic DivisionGP W L OT Pts GF GAMontreal 13 11 1 1 23 42 30Tampa Bay 13 7 5 1 15 41 38Detroit 14 7 6 1 15 38 37Ottawa 11 7 4 0 14 29 28Boston 13 7 6 0 14 32 35Florida 13 6 6 1 13 35 33Toronto 13 5 5 3 13 37 48Buffalo 12 5 5 2 12...
November's Supermoon Will Be Bigger Than It Has Been since 1948
November's full moon is special. Not only is it a supermoon - which appears larger than a "regular" full moon - it will be the closest such moon to Earth since January 1948. We won't see the full moon this close again until Nov. 25, 2034, according to...
Obama Is Not on the Ballot, but His Legacy Is
He had already voted early back home in Chicago, so all that was left for President Barack Obama on Election Day was to take part in the ritual he had observed with his own name on the ballot - a pickup basketball game - and to make a final pitch to...
Obituaries ; Obit
John "Henry" AffolterJohn "Henry" William Affolter, 90, died on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at Broadmore Senior Living in Hurricane. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Raynes Funeral Home (Eleanor Chapel), with Pastor Jake Eldridge officiating....
Obituaries ; Obit
Obituaries TodayAdams, Sylvester Alexander, Herbert Bennett, Belva Bledsoe, Draxie Bowen, Jason Boyles, Geri Ann Burdette, Dolores Chapouris, JoAnne "Jo" Crawford, Ernest Dawkins, Delores Ferguson, Patsy Fiber, Daphne Foster, Alvin, Jr. Hall, Dorothy...
OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD ; Do It `for the Children'
My daughters are growing up way too fast.I know every parent says that. I'm sure my parents said it about my brother and me, too. (Although, I am just as sure there were times they wondered if we would ever grow up. Maybe that's just boys &) Over the...
OP/ED ; Wise Advice for Life after the Election
The surreal political events of these last months have led me to embrace the words of an inspiring young woman. Two years ago, Eva Guidarini, a 2011 graduate of George Washington High School, was honored by being the only student speaker at the Freshman Convocation...
Prep Football
SSAC playoffsAll games Friday 7:30 p.m. unless notedClass AAANo. 16 Hedgesville (5-5) at No. 1 Martinsburg (10-0)No. 15 Buckhannon-Upshur (5-4) at No. 2 Spring Valley (9-1)No. 14 Jefferson (5-5) at No. 3 Musselman (8-2), Saturday 1:30 p.m.No. 13 Spring...
PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFF NOTEBOOK ; Hurricane Coach Gets His Wish
Ever since Jeremy Taylor became Hurricane's coach for the 2012 season, he's been hoping for one thing when it comes to playoff time: An opponent he hasn't met in the regular season. Well, it took a while, but Taylor finally gets his wish this weekend...
Prep Volleyball
State tournamentAt Charleston Civic CenterClass AAAFridayQuarterfinalsGame 1 - Morgantown vs. Hedgesville, 8:30 a.m.Game 2 - George Washington vs. Parkersburg, following Game 1Game 3 - Musselman vs. John Marshall, 1:30 p.m.Game 4 - Spring Valley vs....
Price of Chicken Based on 'Georgia Dock' Estimate
Chicken is the most popular meat in the U.S. and every year Americans spend billions on the wings and breasts and legs. But here's a funny thing about what American shoppers pay for all those birds: by decades of tradition, the price at many grocery...
Putnam Schools Menu
The following breakfasts and lunches are scheduled to be served at Putnam County public schools. Menu items are subject to change. Wednesday, Nov. 9 French Toast Sticks, Fruit or Juice SCHOOL-MADE PEPPERONI ROLL, Caesar Salad w/ Croutons, Steamed Corn,...
RCCR to Host 20th Annual Beans and Cornbread Dinner
The Religious Coalition for Community Renewal will celebrate its 20th annual beans and cornbread dinner, along with a silent auction, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1600 Kanawha Blvd., E., in Charleston....
READERS' Vent
Trump says he will bring back all the jobs for the West Virginia miners. Just wondering what he has done for all the 5,000 employees when his 3 Atlantic City casinos closed this year. Are they going to wait until after the election to indict Morrisey...
Smoky W.Va. Election Day as Wildfires Blaze
Wildfires blazing across Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday made Election Day a smoky affair across much of Southern West Virginia, thanks to mildly gusty westerly winds and tinder-dry forests. West Virginia itself was virtually forest-fire-free Tuesday, but...
Sports History
Nov. 91912 - The lateral pass is used as an offensive weapon for the first time by Worcester Tech coach William F. Carney. Carney's team beats Amherst 14-13. 1946 - Notre Dame fights to a 0-0 tie with Army to end the Cadets' 26-game winning streak.1953...
St. Albans Nearing Nonpartisan Elections
St. Albans City Council moved one step closer to having non- partisan elections. Council approved another reading of the proposed amendment to the city's charter. The amendment will be presented for public hearing at council's next meeting, according...
THE FARMER'S TABLE ; Thai Steamed Mussels
Salt-water mussels are bivalves like oysters, clams and scallops. The type offered in restaurants and supermarkets are generally "Mytilus edulis, a species that grows along the Atlantic coastline from Virginia to the Arctic. They are known as blue mussels...
THE FOOD GUY ; New Brazilian Steakhouse a Pleasant Surprise
WHEN REVIEWING a new restaurant, I always pledge to leave the place ready to offer an objective view of the experience I had there. But you still often can't help but walk in the first time without at least some preconceived notions about what you're...
This Week in West Virginia History
The following events occurred this week in West Virginia history:Nov. 9, 1874: Matthew Mansfield Neely was born in Doddridge County. He was the 21st governor of West Virginia. Nov. 9, 1952: The Huntington Museum of Art opened as Huntington Galleries....
This Week in West Virginia History
The following events occurred this week in West Virginia history:Nov. 9, 1874: Matthew Mansfield Neely was born in Doddridge County. He was the 21st governor of West Virginia. Nov. 9, 1952: The Huntington Museum of Art opened as Huntington Galleries....
Toyota, Nissan Declare Peak for U.S. Auto Sales
Japan's two largest carmakers have arrived at the same conclusion: The U.S. auto market that's functioned as a growth engine has run out of gas. Toyota cut its forecast for North American sales this fiscal year by 60,000 vehicles and for the first time...
Transactions
BASEBALLAmerican LeagueDETROIT TIGERS - Assigned RHP Dustin Molleken outright to Toledo (IL).MINNESOTA TWINS - Assigned RHP Alex Wimmers outright to Rochester (IL).TAMPA BAY RAYS - Reinstated OF Steven Souza Jr. and SS Matt Duffy from the 60-day DL....
TRUMP STUNNER ; Race Tighter Than Expected; Goes Well Past Midnight
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump captured crucial victories over Hillary Clinton Tuesday night in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, showing remarkable strength in three of the nation's most fiercely fought battleground states in an unexpectedly tight race for...
Trump Win over Clinton in W.Va. No Surprise
News organizations awarded West Virginia's five electoral votes to Donald Trump on Tuesday, as the Republican candidate for president easily outdistanced Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and others in the Mountain State. The Associated Press and other...
Upward Bound Program Prepares Veterans for Post-Secondary Education
Many West Virginia military veterans are benefiting from an educational program called Veterans Upward Bound, which is a federal TRiO Program dedicated to helping veterans of the U.S. military prepare for an education at the college, community college,...
Upward Bound Program Prepares Veterans for Post-Secondary Education
Many West Virginia military veterans are benefiting from an educational program called Veterans Upward Bound, which is a federal TRiO Program dedicated to helping veterans of the U.S. military prepare for an education at the college, community college,...
Virginia Colleges Brace for State Budget Cuts
With Virginia facing a $1.5 billion budget shortfall, the commonwealth's public colleges and universities are looking for ways to offset a potentially significant loss of state funding with the goal of not having to raise tuition and fees for students...
Voters Face Machine Problems, Long Lines in Some States
WASHINGTON - Despite Donald Trump's continued skepticism that the election was on the up and up, few voters who went to the polls Tuesday encountered problems - and even then, most issues involved the usual machine breakdowns and long lines. The run-up...
Voting Mostly Smooth in Mountain State
Although many West Virginia voters voted without incident on Election Day, some faced problems, including long lines and, in some cases, an unnecessary request from poll workers for identification. The American Civil Liberties Union's hotline for election-related problems...
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