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Saturday September 14, 2019

Roane County football player dies after collapsing on field

School confirms senior player Alex Miller died at a local hospital after his collapse at the end of the first quarter in Friday's game with Clay County.

Game ends with player injury Friday night

Game between Clay County and Roane County abruptly ends when a player is taken from the field by EMS.

Thursday September 12, 2019

A pair of Medal of Honor recipients are part of opening ceremonies at Greenbrier

Two men who fought in completely separate wars share a rare bond of brotherhood for their heroic acts in combat.

Ridge says vigilance continues 18 years after 9/11

The nation's first Secretary of Homeland Security serves as the Honorary Chairman of a Military Tribute at the Greenbreir

Wednesday September 11, 2019

PSC considers request from Black Rock Wind Force

Company seeks to put wind turbines on a mountain in Mineral County, but may already be looking at requesting additional generation capacity.

Tuesday September 10, 2019

State and WVU affirm commitments to Wheeling area healthcare

Officials with WVU Medicine and Governor Justice laid out a plan for the short and long term as Ohio Valley Medical Center prepares to shutdown

Two weekends, two world shooting records

J.C. Jarrell of Buckhannon set two world shooting records in back to back weekend competitions last month

Monday September 9, 2019

Unclaimed property find triggers a host of memories

State Treasurer's Office Unclaimed Property Division returns war medals and gun to a son who had long forgotten they existed.

Speed, wet road contributed to fatal fire truck crash, report concludes

NIOSH releases final investigative report on the 2018 crash that claimed the lives of two members of the Pratt VFD in Kanawha County and left three more hurt.

Thursday September 5, 2019

Emergency stopping system credited with another lifesaver in Charleston

Small aircraft stops in the EMAS blocks at the end of the runway after landing short

First release at Summersville Dam as Gauley Season begins

Corps of Engineers begins to drop lake levels creating prime rafting downstream for the whitewater industry

Wednesday September 4, 2019

Search for missing man called off in Boone County mine

Teams got only 80 feet into the mine and called off the search for Wes Blackburn due to impassable conditions

Beloved community leader in Jefferson County killed in Labor Day accident

Police say suspect was under the influence when he struck and killed a woman riding her bicycle in the Moorefield community.

Testing this week for Natural Resources Police candidates

Agency hoping to fill nine openings in the next class of officers candidates.

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.

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