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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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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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