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

Some stunning views of Bridge Day 2015

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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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Fairmont kids have a gooey time at school
By October 16, 2015 Read More →

Fairmont kids have a gooey time at school

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Third- and fourth-grade students at a local elementary school have been using a common denominator throughout the week as a learning tool for different subjects. That common thing just happens to be the “Goosebumps” book series written by R.L. Stine.  Jayenne Elementary teacher Morgan Hostutler said she brought the idea of using […]

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Greek church’s ‘old pros’ carry on kibbee tradition
By October 14, 2015 Read More →

Greek church’s ‘old pros’ carry on kibbee tradition

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Jenna Bsharah and Lorena Ammar share many things — the same birth year, a lifelong membership to the St. George Orthodox Cathedral, a friendship so old they’ve lost count of its length. At the age of 90, the two recently got together to share in an activity that they’ve been doing since […]

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City building gargoyles returning to Parkersburg
By October 12, 2015 Read More →

City building gargoyles returning to Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Two familiar faces are returning to Parkersburg. Organizers are raising $900 to buy and transport two gargoyles that were on old city hall at Fifth and Market streets, which was demolished in September 1980. “I’d be surprised if we don’t get a response,” said Bob Enoch, president of the Wood County Historical […]

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Tent City rises for WVU homecoming
By October 8, 2015 Read More →

Tent City rises for WVU homecoming

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mountainlair Plaza is home to the second annual Tent City as the Mountaineers students get excited for homecoming week. Students started setting up their tents Monday morning, Oct. 5, and are sleeping outside for the rest of the week. “I wasn’t part of it last year, but this year I wanted to […]

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Helicopter aids in AEP high-wire act
By October 7, 2015 Read More →

Helicopter aids in AEP high-wire act

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Big Coal River’s ‘Valley of 1,000 Tires’ being cleared
By October 6, 2015 Read More →

Big Coal River’s ‘Valley of 1,000 Tires’ being cleared

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For decades, a short stretch of the Big Coal River beneath the Corridor G Bridge between Southridge and the Lincoln County line has been a landing zone for scrap tires flung off the bridge deck by fly-by-night tire shop operators and other unscrupulous individuals. On Monday, a small army of Coal River […]

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Elkins Forest Festival queen’s gown revealed
By October 2, 2015 Read More →

Elkins Forest Festival queen’s gown revealed

ELKINS, W.Va. — An “epic” gown will be in the spotlight during today’s coronation of Maid Silvia LXXIX Madeline Hope Ross. The coronation ceremony is scheduled at the Davis & Ekins College Amphitheater at 2 p.m. In case of heavy rain, it will be at Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium on the Davis […]

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