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One PRT car, 47 WVU student passengers
By November 3, 2015 Read More →

One PRT car, 47 WVU student passengers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — As part of the Mountaineer Week tradition, West Virginia University students competed Monday afternoon to determine which organization or group of friends could cram the most people into one PRT car in the annual PRT Cram. The PRT cars are built to hold 16 people, but for the Cram, various student groups competed […]

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Thousands prove running mettle in Huntington
By November 2, 2015 Read More →

Thousands prove running mettle in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When Glenn Carson of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, turned 59, he realized it was time to get off the couch. “There just comes a time in your life when you decide you can’t become a couch potato,” Carson said Sunday after completing the Marshall University Marathon sponsored by St. […]

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Huntington community marks its Civil War history
By November 2, 2015 Read More →

Huntington community marks its Civil War history

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More than 150 years ago, George Childers, a member of the 13th West Virginia infantry during the Civil War, was captured and taken to an Andersonville, Georgia, prison. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined there. Of those, almost 13,000 died from disease, poor sanitation, […]

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Cabell County students offer haunting performance
By October 28, 2015 Read More →

Cabell County students offer haunting performance

ONA, W.Va. — Hundreds of young performers teamed up for haunting performance at Cabell Midland High School. Over 300 orchestra students representing all middle and high schools in Cabell County performed during their 17th annual Halloween Concert on Tuesday night at the school in Ona. Ron Caviani, who teaches orchestra at both Huntington High and […]

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Carving underway at Kenova Pumpkin House
By October 27, 2015 Read More →

Carving underway at Kenova Pumpkin House

KENOVA, W.Va. — The annual push to get more than 3,000 pumpkins carved in time for Halloween is underway at Ric Griffith’s Victorian home, also known as the Pumpkin House, at 748 Beech St. in Kenova. Due to the shelf life of a carved pumpkin, the carving did not begin until Oct. 24, according to […]

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Huntington mayor joins forces with zombies
By October 26, 2015 Read More →

Huntington mayor joins forces with zombies

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — On Halloween weekend, huge “Walking Dead” fan David McGee will drag a leg down South for the massive “Walker Stalker Con Atlanta,” a celebration of all things zombie. On Sunday, he got a hometown start as McGee and his best zombie girl, Janet Dooley, joined a couple dozen fellow zombies for a video […]

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Sabraton to get latest  ‘Little Free Library’
By October 23, 2015 Read More →

Sabraton to get latest ‘Little Free Library’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Deckers Creek Trail might at first seem like the last place to check out a library book, but the MOMS Club of Morgantown and Friends Of Deckers Creek have other plans. The two groups partnered to bring a Little Free Library to Sabraton. Volunteers worked to stain the library Thursday, Oct. 22, […]

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Some stunning views of Bridge Day 2015
By October 19, 2015 Read More →

Some stunning views of Bridge Day 2015

For many more Bridge Day photos from The Register-Herald, click here.

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‘Donald Trumpkin’ appears at annual drop
By October 16, 2015 Read More →

‘Donald Trumpkin’ appears at annual drop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 1,200 students from 39 schools combined learning and seasonal fun Thursday at Appalachian Power Park at the 17th annual Capital City Pumpkin Drop. The event was sponsored by BridgeValley Community and Technical College, and faculty and staff from the South Charleston school served as judges for the event. Students engineered all […]

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Columbus replica ships float into Charleston
By October 16, 2015 Read More →

Columbus replica ships float into Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Replicas of two of Christopher Columbus’ ships — the Nina and the Pinta — made their way Thursday to Charleston, where they’ll be docked for more than a week, giving residents the chance to tour the historically accurate ships. The Columbus Foundation — which takes the ships “all over the Western Hemisphere,” according […]

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