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Donald Trump, Jr. visits West Virginia today

Donald Trump, Jr. visits West Virginia today

Donald Trump, Junior will be in the eastern panhandle today stumping for U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey. Morrisey is locked in a tight race with Senator Joe Manchin. Vice President Mike Pence was in...

Update expected on Hobet mine project

Update expected on Hobet mine project

We’ll get an update today on the former Hobet mine site in Boone County. Governor Justice and West Virginia National Guard Major General James Hoyer will speak about progress on the project this morning....

WVU researchers raising red flags about vaping

WVU researchers raising red flags about vaping

WVU researchers are raising questions about E-cigarettes. Animal studies reveal that inhaling vapor products can do just as much damage to your body as tobacco products. The research found dangerous cardiovascular effects that are...

Southern Obesity Summit held at Convention Center

Southern Obesity Summit held at Convention Center

The 12th annual Southern Obesity Summit begins this afternoon at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. More than three-hundred participants from fifteen southern states are expected to attend. West Virginia ranked number one in...

Green Valley Church of God dedicates new building

Green Valley Church of God dedicates new building

The Green Valley Church of God held a dedication ceremony for their new building Sunday. Fire destroyed the St. Albans church almost two years ago. After a year of planning, the congregation broke ground...

Water main break closes streets and ER

Water main break closes streets and ER

A water main leak has shut down several streets and CAMC General’s Emergency Room. Roads are closed along Washington Street East in the area of Leon Sullivan Way to Brooks Street and Quarrier Street....

Man accused of trying to kill his wife

Man accused of trying to kill his wife

A Marmet man is accused of trying to kill his wife. Sixty-one-year-old Robert Masker is charged with malicious wounding and attempted murder. Police believe it may have been a murder-suicide attempt. Masker and his...

Strong winds knock out power to thousands

Strong winds knock out power to thousands

The power is back on for most people this morning. Thousands of Appalachian Power customers lost power Saturday night into much of Sunday. Strong winds took out several distribution lines and transmission stations. The...

Landmark Whipple Store Changes Ownership

Landmark Whipple Store Changes Ownership

The Whipple Company Store won’t change much under new ownership. The Gazette-Mail reported the new owner plans to keep the 118-year-old building intact for unspecified re-use. Three sealed bids from an online auction were...

Voters to Decide on Excess Levy

Voters to Decide on Excess Levy

The Kanawha County Board of Education is asking voters in November to renew the excess levy for $108 million and another five years. The money would pay for pay for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning...