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Beams placed for I-79 interchange in Morgantown
By February 23, 2016 Read More →

Beams placed for I-79 interchange in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Crews are moving forward with work to build a bridge at the new interchange on Interstate 79, albeit on a day-by-day basis. The construction schedule announced earlier this month was scrapped last week, after it was discovered that the concrete beams weighed more than anticipated. Carrie Bly, spokeswoman for the state Division […]

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Rockslide blocks portion of U.S. 119 in Charleston
By February 22, 2016 Read More →

Rockslide blocks portion of U.S. 119 in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two house-sized boulders fell onto U.S. 119 Sunday about a half-mile off the Interstate 79 Mink Shoals exit. One portion of the rock landed off the side of the road and another was in the roadway. No injuries were reported. According to Metro 911, the slide occurred shortly after 2 p.m. at 2860 […]

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Beckley woman crowned “Crew Person of the Year”
By February 19, 2016 Read More →

Beckley woman crowned “Crew Person of the Year”

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A local woman was crowned “No. 1 of a thousand” Thursday afternoon, but to her employers, she’s one in a million, they said. “Sonia Smith is the ‘Crew Person of the Year’ for the Pittsburgh region and she’s wonderful,” Harper Road McDonald’s owner Myra Harper said. “We’re so proud to have her and […]

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Students from deaf, blind school sing at Capitol
By February 18, 2016 Read More →

Students from deaf, blind school sing at Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Students from the West Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind made their annual visit to the Capitol to perform songs for the members of the House of Delegates. The children of all ages came to Charleston to spotlight their school, which began serving students in 1870…

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Tree crashes through Kanawha County home
By February 17, 2016 Read More →

Tree crashes through Kanawha County home

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Dinosaur exhibit attracts crowd in Huntington
By February 15, 2016 Read More →

Dinosaur exhibit attracts crowd in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Dinosaurs were brought back to life in Huntington as kids of all ages had the chance to learn, touch and ride lifelike prehistoric animals during the Discover the Dinosaurs exhibit Saturday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The exhibit offered several activities including a Dino Dig, Dino Den play area with inflatables, […]

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No lie — this Pinnochio made of snow
By February 12, 2016 Read More →

No lie — this Pinnochio made of snow

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West Virginians mark beginning of Lent
By February 11, 2016 Read More →

West Virginians mark beginning of Lent

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Gee marks WVU’s 149th year with a few selfies
By February 10, 2016 Read More →

Gee marks WVU’s 149th year with a few selfies

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — On Feb. 7, 1867, West Virginia University was founded as the Agricultural College of West Virginia, and earlier this week, on Feb. 7, 2016, WVU celebrated its 149th year. The University was founded by Abraham Lincoln when he signed the Morrill Act, which granted 30,000 acres of federal land to any state […]

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A little temptation for Valentine’s Day
By February 9, 2016 Read More →

A little temptation for Valentine’s Day

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — Jan. 3 is unofficially considered National Chocolate-Covered Cherry Day in the United States, but one Barboursville woman would be OK with every day having that distinction. Michelle Hill, owner of Tibbenham Chocolates, makes and sells her chocolate-covered cherries out of her other business, WV Quilt, 642 Main St. in Barboursville, and La […]

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