CHAPMANVILLE - Canvassing of the Chapmanville municipal election will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at the Tracy Vickers Community Center at 68 Boise St. in town.
HUNTINGTON - A newly published clinical trial conducted locally suggests drinking tart cherry juice may reduce joint and muscle pain in breast cancer patients.
CHARLESTON - Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company, started collecting West Virginia's 6% sales tax on behalf of its affiliated hosts in the state, the company said in a news release. Airbnb said in the release that it has partnered with over 400 local governments throughout the U.S. to collect and remit taxes, making the process seamless and easy for hosts to pay their fair share while contributing new revenue for local governments.
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CHARLESTON - The Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia, the group that operates the state's 1-800-GAMBLER helpline, is offering grants of up to $5,000 each to community groups to prevent youth gambling.
HUNTINGTON - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined a coalition of 44 attorneys general in reaching a $168 million settlement with a loan company linked to ITT Tech, a now-bankrupt, for-profit college.
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TORONTO - Fans poured onto the streets and honked horns in Toronto and celebrated throughout Canada after the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship on Thursday night.
HUNTINGTON - On Tuesday, more than 100 jersey-clad kids filled the Cam Henderson Center and Gullickson Hall at Marshall University for the annual Herd Camp, which has become a summertime staple within the community.
First and foremost, I want to wish all fathers out there a Happy Father's Day. There is something special about the time spent between a father and their children that goes far beyond what is seen on the surface.
"Going, going - gone! It's a home run."
That baseball scenario basically sums up my feelings regarding the demolition of the old "Super-S," aka Midelburg Theater, building that started crumbling down onto Dingess Street in Logan just a few weeks ago.
The year was 1919, exactly a hundred years ago. My father was 14 and lived in Logan County where 14-year-olds completed the eighth grade. And that was it. No ninth grade in Logan.