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2008-08-20 21:00:31

By Gzedit OF COURSE, Kanawha County schools feel the pain of higher gas prices, just like everyone else. But it does not necessarily follow that cutting art-related field trips is the best way to balance the need to educate students with the need to cut costs.

2008-08-20 21:00:30

By CHERYL CASWELL Longtime Kanawha County Schools educator Barry Bowe is leaving his current position as principal at Weberwood Elementary School to take the helm of a performing arts high school in Charlotte, North Carolina.

2008-08-15 00:00:37

The free monthly Baptist Temple Lighthouse Cafe heads outdoors on Friday, as musicians take to Quarrier Street, which will be closed from 6 to 10 p.m. in front of the church, located at the corner of 209 Morris St.

2008-08-08 00:00:39

Historic reenactor Becky Bolte will present a portrait of Col. Ruby Bradley, the most decorated woman in American military history, at 7 p.m. Saturday at the South Charleston Museum, LaBelle Theater, 311 D St. Bradley, a native of Spencer, was a nurse in 1934 when she began her Army career.

2008-08-08 00:00:39

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department will hold college shot clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the Health Department, 108 Lee St. E. The special clinic will offer immunizations that are commonly required for incoming college freshmen. No appointment is necessary.

2008-08-06 21:00:35

Speakeasy Picnic: Speakeasy Singles will have a picnic starting at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at Shawnee Park in Dunbar. Hot dogs and Polish sausage will be served. The cost is $4 for members, $6 for non- members. Side dishes and desserts are welcome.

2008-08-06 09:00:45

By Tim Preston, The Daily Independent, Ashland, Ky. Aug. 6--HANGING ROCK -- After scouting locations in Huntington for the past three years, a Georgia steel company has announced it will build a new distribution center in Lawrence County, Ohio. Chatham Steel Corp.

2008-08-06 03:00:41

By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 6--The consolidation of the global steel industry continued Tuesday as Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal completed its $1.25 billion purchase of Esmark Inc., the parent company of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.

2008-08-05 15:01:02

By Matthew Thompson, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Aug. 5--SOUTH CHARLESTON -- South Charleston plans to open a clinic that will provide health care to city employees and retirees. Mayor Frank Mullens said the goal is to promote preventive medicine and lower the city's health insurance costs.

2008-08-05 00:00:24

WHEELING, W.Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Esmark Incorporated ("Esmark") today announced the completion of its acquisition by OAO Severstal (LSE: SVST; RTS: CHMF) ("Severstal").

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