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Winds topple 150-year-old oak in Bluefield
By November 19, 2015 Read More →

Winds topple 150-year-old oak in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — High winds knocked down trees, power and communication lines  which caused blocked roads and streets throughout the region. Although a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Blacksburg, Va., said the wind gusts maxed out at 43 miles per hour at the Mercer County Airport, at least one white oak tree […]

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Randolph County blue spruce headed to Charleston
By November 18, 2015 Read More →

Randolph County blue spruce headed to Charleston

BEVERLY, W.Va. — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, at least at the governor’s mansion in Charleston. That is where a 25-year-old blue spruce from Ed and Jenny Dumire of Beverly now will “reside” as West Virginia’s first family’s official Christmas tree. The tree was harvested Tuesday from the Dumires’ property on Scotts […]

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WV student’s first photo wins national award
By November 17, 2015 Read More →

WV student’s first photo wins national award

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Faythe Bailey, an eighth-grader at Martinsburg South Middle School, never thought that a simple photograph she had taken of a friend would turn into what it did. Bailey placed first in the Boys & Girls Club national photography contest in the 10-12 age group this past summer. Bailey was one of 16 […]

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Annual Marshall festival brings cultures together
By November 16, 2015 Read More →

Annual Marshall festival brings cultures together

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Downtown Huntington was abuzz Sunday afternoon with music, food and extravagant ensembles as part of Marshall University’s 52nd annual International Festival featuring several different countries and cultures from around the globe. Sounds and smells filled the air at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, drawing in a large crowd. The free event gave […]

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Welch marks 96th annual Veterans Day Parade
By November 12, 2015 Read More →

Welch marks 96th annual Veterans Day Parade

WELCH, W.Va. — The number of people attending the McDowell County Veterans Day Parade was down from the thousands that attended during the 1950s and ‘60s when coal was truly king, but the crowd’s spirit was unwavering in support for veterans. “The Welch parade does it like nobody else,” Lt. Col. David Vandevander said from […]

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Greenbrier Academy students perform in Beckley
By November 11, 2015 Read More →

Greenbrier Academy students perform in Beckley

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Performance Group is part of the therapeutic program at the Greenbrier Academy for Girls in Pence Springs, WV. The Academy works with challenged teens from across the Country and helps them in their transition from the troubles they faced to a more responsible future. Ninety percent of the girls go on […]

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WVU grad student takes Mountaineer Idol title
By November 9, 2015 Read More →

WVU grad student takes Mountaineer Idol title

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Derrick Ward, or better known on stage as Remy Black, won Mountaineer Idol on Sunday, Nov. 8, at WVU’s Creative Arts Center. The competition, which started in August, allows students to show off their talent. At the beginning of the semester, 60 students auditioned. The top 15 competed in elimination rounds. The final […]

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Guard’s big bird tries its wings over Charleston
By November 6, 2015 Read More →

Guard’s big bird tries its wings over Charleston

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Marshall students cuddle puppies for a cause
By November 5, 2015 Read More →

Marshall students cuddle puppies for a cause

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The newest and most cuddly trend in fundraising at Marshall University was received with open arms during the latest Rent A Puppy event on campus Wednesday.  The event was hosted by Marshall’s Rotaract Club, and it served a dual purpose as an art supplies drive for the Enterprise Child Development Center. Students […]

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Huntington residents enjoy boat ride, a little history
By November 4, 2015 Read More →

Huntington residents enjoy boat ride, a little history

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — There was hardly a cloud in the sky Tuesday afternoon, but several lucky people found a rainbow anyway. Formed off the spray of the Valley Gem Sternwheeler, the mist-made rainbow was one of the many reasons dozens of folks enjoyed a lunchtime cruise aboard the paddlewheel boat. On their very first sternwheeler […]

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