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Hinton festival doesn’t duck from tradition
By August 8, 2016 Read More →

Hinton festival doesn’t duck from tradition

HINTON, W.Va. – A flock of ducks were flung from the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge here Sunday. Down they came, landing in the New River, floating off toward an L-shaped finish line. The ducks were about 3 inches tall, yellow and plastic. For more than two decades, the dropping of plastic duckies has capped the West […]

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Monongalia fair features two kinds of kids
By August 4, 2016 Read More →

Monongalia fair features two kinds of kids

MORGANTOWN — Festivities at the Monongalia County Fair continued at Mylan Park on Aug. 3, including two pageants and livestock shows. Hundreds gathered inside the J.W. and Hazel Ruby McQuain Center for the fair’s Teen/Junior Miss pageants. The 18 contestants were judged on several categories including on-stage interviews and who brought the most beauty to […]

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Night Out event gives residents, police chance to talk
By August 3, 2016 Read More →

Night Out event gives residents, police chance to talk

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For Charleston Police Chief Brent Webster, National Night Out is about making friends with members of the community — and given recent events, he believes that’s more important this year than ever before. “We’ve got to make every interaction as positive as we can and, really, try to make friends,” he said Tuesday […]

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Annual Grecian Fest underway in Wheeling
By July 28, 2016 Read More →

Annual Grecian Fest underway in Wheeling

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Some hit the water as WV endures heat wave
By July 26, 2016 Read More →

Some hit the water as WV endures heat wave

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Tri-State residents aren’t alone on their ride along a heat wave that has washed over the country, causing wildfires and drought from coast to coast of the United States. The wave isn’t expected to subside anytime soon, with high temperatures in Huntington forecasted to be planted firmly in the mid to high […]

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Kingwood zoo’s giraffe is top crowd pleaser
By July 25, 2016 Read More →

Kingwood zoo’s giraffe is top crowd pleaser

KINGWOOD, W.Va. — Hovatter’s Wildlife Zoo, also known as the West Virginia Zoo, in Kingwood, is home to more than 300 animals from nearly 30 species. Among the variety of exotic animals, the giraffe is probably the most popular, said owner, Bryan Hovatter. “The giraffe is the biggest attraction and the Watussi, which is an […]

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Charleston’s famed MLK chorus celebrates 20 years
By July 25, 2016 Read More →

Charleston’s famed MLK chorus celebrates 20 years

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus members celebrated their 20th anniversary on Sunday by doing what they do best — singing. The group of around 30, ranging from ages 20 to 90, performed at the Charleston First Church of the Nazarene. Harry Stewart Jr. has been a member since the group was […]

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Bluefield paper helps reunite elderly dog, owner
By July 21, 2016 Read More →

Bluefield paper helps reunite elderly dog, owner

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Petey the Chihuahua was having a hard time, perhaps the toughest of his 16 dog years. He had been stolen from his McDowell County home and dumped in Mercer County. His luck changed a little when a state Department of Natural Resources officer saw him and contacted the Mercer County Animal Shelter. […]

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Into the mouth of a babe
By July 20, 2016 Read More →

Into the mouth of a babe

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Cabell retiree runs re-enactment group for students
By July 19, 2016 Read More →

Cabell retiree runs re-enactment group for students

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When Mike Sheets started the Western Virginia Military Academy in 2008, he had very little to work with besides a few interested boys and a vision. Since then, this American Civil War exploratory club has grown to more than 60 boys and girls from elementary, middle and high schools. Now a retired […]

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