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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:32 PM

Craft breweries win battle over who can distribute alcohol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Craft breweries have won a victory over Anheuser-Busch after the state Senate voted to force the beverage giant to sell the two Kentucky companies it owns that distributes its products.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:31 PM

Ohio Senate OKs testing protections for students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio senators have passed a bill to bar schools from using the results of new proficiency tests to determine a student's advancement to the next grade level.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

Bill to make 'Hang on Sloopy' Ohio's rock song passes House

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to make "Hang On Sloopy" Ohio's official rock song has struck the right note with state representatives.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:21 PM

Williamson Memorial Hospital to stop delivering babies

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — Williamson Memorial Hospital has decided to stop delivering babies.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

Flood warnings issued throughout West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Heavy rains have closed dozens of roads, washed out a temporary bridge and prompted students to be sent home early across West Virginia.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

Wednesday evening obituary update

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Check back at 6:30 p.m. for more updated information on area deaths. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:26 PM

Gallery: Marshall students exhibit at Undergrad Research Day in Charleston

More than 30 Marshall University students presented their scientific findings alongside over 100 undergraduates from across West Virginia during the 12th Undergraduate Research Day on Wednesday morning at the West Virginia State Capitol Building in Charleston.

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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:15 PM

Landau to speak Friday at anti-bullying event at First Congregational

 HUNTINGTON  – Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the season 6 winner of NBC television’s “America’s Got Talent” and Logan, WV native, is well known for his singing voice when he steps up to a microphone, but at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6 at First Congregational United Church of Christ (located at 701 5th Avenue in Huntington, WV) he will step up to the microphone for a different reason.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 11:48 AM

VIDEO: Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blake sets world record for half-court shots

Here is a video of Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blake setting the Guinness World Book of Records for the most basketball underhanded half-court shots in one minute, dropping six – one more than the previous record. He actually made those six shots in 46 seconds. Blake and the Globetrotters will be in Huntington at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 11:42 AM

Boehner escapes jam on DHS vote, but more GOP battles loom

WASHINGTON  — House Speaker John Boehner's job is safe despite passing yet another big bill that most of his Republican colleagues oppose, as he did Tuesday to avert defunding the Department of Homeland Security.