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Tuesday September 3, 2019

West Virginia couple riding out Dorian on the Florida coast

Jefferson County natives bracing for their third major Hurricane in five years.

Sunday September 1, 2019

UMWA to commemorate March to Blair Mountain

UMWA President Cecil Roberts and others will walk 11 miles from Marmet to Racine to commemorate the famous union action ahead of the union's annual Labor Day picnic.

Saturday August 31, 2019

Dove season opens Labor Day in West Virginia

If hunters can find a mowed field of grain or seed, chances are strong for big dove numbers.

West Virginia couple deploys with Red Cross to Florida

Husband and wife team will stage in Orlando, then move in to help establish shelters when forecasters determine where Hurricane Dorian will come ashore

Friday August 30, 2019

First of the early bear seasons in W.Va. opens this weekend

Hunting begins this weekend for bear in Mingo, Logan, Wyoming, and McDowell Counties.

Tuesday August 27, 2019

Roane superintendent says bat infestation handled delicately

Officials say while bats pose a disease risk, they are also endangered so getting them out of a school building is tricky.

Saturday August 24, 2019

Algae toxins are a concern for hunting dogs

Late summer and early fall can create algae blooms on ponds or lakes and dog owners who frequent the water need to be able to read the signs of infection and get help quickly.

Friday August 23, 2019

Five injured in horse pull mishap at Jefferson County Fair

The massive horse tandem took off when the connection to their sled either broke or became disconnected and couldn't be stopped until they had run into several people.

Thursday August 22, 2019

Putnam County unveils new student app

The StopIt app gives students in the county school system another way to "say something if they see something" and as well as report various other sensitive issues

Man convicted of impersonating assistant federal prosecutor

He claimed he was on the staff of U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart---the same staff which is now putting him in prison for that claim.

Wednesday August 21, 2019

Poor crops result in layoffs in Weirton

About 100 will be temporarily laid off at Arcelor-Mittal in Weirton after crop failures resulted in a lower demand for tin to produce food cans. Officials expect the work stoppage to be temporary.

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Cabell detectives discover new information that could help in search for hit-and-run driver

Hurricane woman struck and killed on U.S. Route 60 last week.

Monday August 19, 2019

Heat will persist in W.Va. this week

Forecasters say the current pattern will persist until Thursday with cooler temps for the weekend.

Saturday August 17, 2019

Boating access among vast improvements at Tygart Lake State Park

West Virginia State Parks have completed a $1.5 Million upgrade to the boat launch and parking facilities at Tygart Lake State Park and more improvements are happening all over the park grounds.

Wednesday August 14, 2019

Pocahontas County biking center earns distinction

Snowshoe Highlands Ride Center is named an IMBA Ride Center, one of only 40 worldwide.

Tuesday August 13, 2019

Mason County residents to get update on road work

DOH officials will be in Point Pleasant Wednesday.

Saturday August 10, 2019

Wheeling Police warn of counterfeit currency

Fake bills have Chinese writing on one side

Judge tosses suit challenging Rockwool incentives

Suit filed last November in Jefferson County challenged Rockwool's "PILOT" agreement with county officials

Wind and hail storm cause damage in Logan County

Communities along Route 44 in a very narrow stretch had an intense and quick hitting storm.

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