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Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

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Congressional aides and lobbyists say Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited health care bill.

Parents arrested after malnourished infant weighed 5.5 pounds when she died

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An infant was severely malnourished and weighed 5.5 pounds when she died of starvation, according to an autopsy report.

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Chillicothe Police looking for runaway juvenile

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Chillicothe Police are looking to locate a runaway girl who was last seen last week.

Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

Coal company Murray Energy is suing HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening.

Britax recalls 207,000 car seats over chest clips that could break

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has received two complaints of the clips failing since the start of June.

Trump Says He Didn't Tape Conversations With Comey

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey - his fired FBI director. Trump also tweets that he has "no idea" whether other "tapes" or recordings exist. Trump has disputed Comey's assertion that Trump asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty during a dinner meeting they had. When news of Comey's account broke, Trump tweeted that Comey "better hope that th...

House fire reported in Kanawha County ruled suspicious

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BIG CHIMNEY, WV (WOWK) - Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire in Big Chimney. The fire was reported at around 11:30 a.m. Thursday on the 300 block of Offutt Drive in Big Chimney. Dispatchers say that the fire is a working trailer fire. There is no word on whether there are any injuries at this time. We have a crew headed to the scene, and will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.  

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

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A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. 

Girl, 4, reported missing in southwest Virginia found in Rockingham County, VA

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An amber alert is over after Virginia State Police say they have found Kimberly Jane Long. VSP says Long was found safe Rockingham County, Virginia.

UPDATE: Father Shoots Daughter's Ex-Boyfriend in Elkview Shooting

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BLUE CREEK, WV (WOWK) - One person has been shot in Kanawha County Wednesday evening. The shooting occurred on the 100 block of Blue Creek Road just south of Elk Estates near Blue Haven Drive just after 9 p.m. Dispatchers say that a man was shot in both the back and the arm. Kanawha County Sheriff's Office and Kanawha EMS are responding to the scene. We have a crew headed to the scene. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

Man arrested after fighting with 5-year-old at daycare

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A man was arrested after an altercation with a five-year-old at a daycare Friday. 

Ohio lawmakers want to fine distracted drivers

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Ohio State Highway Patrol reported nearly 14,000 crashes in 2016 involved distracted driving.

Hearings start in WV drug wholesale lawsuit

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Judge says he doesn't see how a dollar-amount could ever be put on that.

Is the $75 Aldi coupon on Facebook real?

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If you find it online, it’s a lie.

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

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In Alabama, streets were flooded and beaches were closed.

WV man faces prison for gun possession

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A felony conviction prohibits legally owning a gun.

Volunteers sought for butterfly count in Kentucky county

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Children and adults are welcome.

UPDATE: FEMA grants Nicholas County 6-month Extension for School Decision Video included

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The West Virginia State Board of Education has voted to deny consolidation in the Nicholas County case.

McDonald Volunteer Fire Chief Killed In West Virginia Explosion

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McDONALD, Pa. (KDKA) – The chief of the McDonald Volunteer Fire Department was killed in an explosion in West Virginia. Scott Albertini was a 35-year member of the fire department and worked his way up to become the chief. “He was an EMT, He also was very active all of his career,” said Joe Rehak, president of the McDonald Volunteer Fire Dept. “He came up through the ranks as a second lieutenant, first lieutenant, captain, assistant chief and now he was the c...

UPDATE: Two Arrested in Kentucky Murder Case

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PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Police confirmed they were investigating a murder in the Turkey Creek Community of Pike County. The coroner arrived at the scene after 8 p.m. Kentucky State Police told WYMT they and several law enforcement agencies were on the scene. Police said they expected the investigation to last much of the night. We have a reporter on the way to the scene and will update this story as we get more information.

Deputies Seek Help Finding Man Who Held Woman Captive for a Week

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BOONE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Boone County Deputies are seeking the public's help in finding a man in connection to a domestic incident and possible kidnapping charges. According to deputies, a domestic situation occurred on Old County Road in the Bloomingrose area of Boone County, where the victim had been held against her will for around one week.  She was physically assaulted and held at gunpoint at different times throughout the week.  She was able to get away t...

Lyme Disease Prevention: Tips You Can Do Around Your Home

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Ebensburg, PA (WTAJ) - Pennsylvania is the nation's leader in Lyme Disease cases and some experts predict the worse year could lie ahead. There is still a lot that is unknown about the disease and there is debate on how to best treat it. The Ebensburg Public Library hosted a very attentive crowd Tuesday evening. They all came to learn more about Lyme Disease and how to guard against it. Amber Altiero is a registered nurse and the leader of the Altoona Area Lyme Support Group. ...

Sheriff to reduce sentences of inmates who saved guard’s life

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The sheriff says he plans to cut the sentences of the inmates who jumped into action to save a guard’s life.

Charleston Mayor Asks Demonstrators to Postpone Topless Rally

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A rally is being planned for this weekend in Charleston to "take a stand, and normalize breasts" in West Virginia.

St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute recognized with Gold Plus Award for heart failure care

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HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) - St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure. According to a release, this marks the third year in a row that St. Mary’s has been recognized with a quali...

Putnam County Man Receives 10 Year Sentence for Child Pornography Crime

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WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - A Putnam County man was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison for a child pornography crime. According to a release from US Attorney Carol Casto, Scott Allen Forloine II, 36, of Scott Depot, previously pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. After Forloine is released from prison, he will be on federal supervised release for 25 years and will also be required to register as a sex offender. Forloine admitted that in April 2015, he ...

Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation

A couple has gotten back nearly $100,000 they mistakenly donated to Goodwill Industries in Ohio

Report shows how many bugs you eat with your food

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If you’ve ever wondered how many insects you consume through your food, a new report has the answer for you. 

WV Governor Justice Will Let Budget Become Law Without Signing It Video included

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West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced that he will let the budget become law without signing it at the State Capitol this morning.

West Nile Virus Detected in Cabell County

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The Cabell-Huntington Health Department has detected positive samples of West Nile Virus in Cabell County.

Physician at VA Medical Center in WV Arrested on Drug Charges

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A physician at Veteran's Administration Medical Center in West Virginia was arrested after being indicted on drug charges.

Hummus sold at Giant Eagle and Walmart recalled due to possible listeria contamination

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Hummus products sold at Walmart and Giant Eagle are being recalled for possible listeria contamination. 

Concerns about fidget spinners highlight unsafe toys report

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A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren’t as harmless as they might appear.

Home on Dry Branch Rd up in flames

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Several products being recalled containing chopped dates

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This recall was issued as a precaution.

GOP Medicaid cuts would hit states fighting opioid epidemic

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Many people in that demographic are in their 20s and 30s and dealing with opioid addiction.

Spring cleaning leads to discovery of cocaine

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“It’s very strange,” another shopper said.

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

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An Uber spokeswoman did not immediately reply to phone calls and emails.

Annual counts says over 4,000 are homeless in Kentucky

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A majority of people reported being homeless for the first time.

Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

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Her supporters chanted, “Trump! Trump! Trump!”

Fire Crews Battle Fire in Eastern Kanawha County

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KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Fire crews are battling a structure fire in eastern Kanawha County. The fire came in around 10:40 p.m. on Arizona Lane off of Cabin Creek Road in the Eskdale area. Dispatchers say that no injuries are reported in the blaze, but the fire has spread dangerously close to another home. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

Puppy saved from hot car, owner ‘didn’t want to waste gas’

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TEXAS (KRON) — A puppy is recovering in an animal shelter after she was rescued from a hot car in a Walmart parking lot in Texas on Saturday. Her owner, 20-year-old Chandler Bullen, left her in the car with all the windows up on a 100-degree day while he went shopping. Bystanders saw the 8-month-old puppy locked in the car and called police to the scene. There was a crack left in the sunroof just large enough for officers to break in with a crowbar. When they got to the litt...

Deputies: No Body Found in Kanawha County

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UPDATE: Deputies from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office say that no body has been found in the Pinch area. Deputies say that the remains are those of an animal corpse.

Lanes Reopen Following Dump Truck Crash in Charleston

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A dump truck crash has closed a busy Charleston highway. 

Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Tropical Storm Cindy formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday afternoon. Tropical Storm Warnings have already been issued for parts of Texas and Louisiana. The center of the storm is battling against a good amount of upper level wind shear, but has become better organized over the last 24 hours. Tropical Storm Warnings are now in effect for the eastern Texas and Louisiana Gulf coasts. Regardless of further development or strengthening, the primary threat ...

Man Arrested for Aggravated Murder Following Discovery of Body in Ohio

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ATHENS COUNTY, OH (WOWK) - A man has been arrested on several charges, including aggravated murder following the death of a 71-year-old woman. According to a release from the Athens County Sheriff's Office, William Blair, 54, of Athens, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, trafficking drugs, burglary, and aggravated murder. The Sheriff's Office says that on last Friday, 71-year-old Mary Robinson, of Chauncey, OH, was found deceased at a residence on Mill Street in ...

Arrests Made in Huntington Drug Sweep

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HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) - Huntington Police say that arrests have been made in a drug sweep on the west side of Huntington.  Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli says that a drug search warrant was executed in the area of 9th Street West and Monroe Avenue in Huntington. Two felony drug arrests resulted, as well as two misdemeanor warrants, according to the Police Chief. At this time, the names of those arrested were not available. We will provide more information on this story as soon a...

Black students disciplined at higher rate in WV schools

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Data reveals black students are disciplined at higher rates than white students and other minority groups in West Virginia's public schools.

Nicholas County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Sex Crime Involving Minor

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A Nicholas County man plead guilty today to a federal sex crime involving a minor.

CSX Announces Elimination of 70 Huntington Jobs

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HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) - CSX has announced that it has eliminated around 70 jobs in Huntington. According to Rob Doolittle, spokesman for the company, CSX eliminated around 70 positions at the locomotive shop, which is located at 6th Avenue and 22nd Street in Huntington. According to Doolittle, the jobs were eliminated Friday. He says that approximately 270 positions remain at the facility, which will remain open and will continue to service locomotives.  Employees affecte...

West Virginia Delegate Donates Special Session Salary Video included

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In all the 20 day session cost taxpayers approximately 700,000 dollars, but one West Virginia Delegate says he is donating the money he was paid in the special session.

UPDATE: 1 Dead After Another Explosion at Midland Resource Recovery

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An incident has been reported at Midland Resource Recovery in Barbour County, according to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.

Inmates save guard’s life when he collapses during work detail

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The sheriff is calling the inmates heroes, after they saved a guard’s life when he passed out during a work-detail trip.

I-79 south bound reopened after tractor trailer rollovers

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Customers find mouse peeking head through tomatoes at Stockton grocery store

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A customer says he made the discovery Sunday.

WV House leader calls for license reviews for kickback probe

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Howell wants the agencies to submit reports detailing whether they have taken steps to revoke the licenses of the men who've entered guilty pleas.

Land Between Lakes offers safety tips for visitors

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The U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Patrol Capt. says following safe habits makes a big difference.

Lead detected in baby food samples

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The study does not mention the brand of each sample.

4 Ohio schools receiving money for student emergency grants

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The nonprofit corporation Great Lakes Higher Education Corp. & Affiliates is funding the program.

Ohio woman's family files lawsuit against outdoor park

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The family is seeking punitive damages of more than $1 million.

Proposal seeks more land for small-game hunting

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The initiative is being proposed for 14 counties.

Man Killed, Another Injured in Eastern Kentucky Crash

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PIKE COUNTY, KY (WOWK) - One man has been killed and two others injured in a serious crash in Pike County, Kentucky Monday evening. The accident happened at around 7:40 p.m. near the US 23 and US 119 intersection at Buckley's Creek. The northbound side of the intersection had to be shut down as a result of the crash. One man was pronounced dead at the hospital. Another person has received unknown injuries. The name of the deceased man has not been released pending notification of ...

Spencer Woman Sentenced for Defrauding the United Way

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A Spencer woman was sentenced today to six months in federal prison for defrauding the United Way. According to a release by US Attorney Carol Casto, Rhonda Kelley Conrad, 49, previously pleaded guilty to credit card fraud. She was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine and $10,684.99 in restitution to the United Way of Central West Virginia. Conrad admitted that while she worked for the United Way of Central West Virginia in Charleston, she took a num...

Baby born aboard plane receives free flight tickets for life

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MUMBAI, India (WCMH) — The baby was born on an Indian airline, and the company announced the little boy will receive free tickets for life. According to CNN, the mother went into labor prematurely Sunday during the Jet Airways flight while at an altitude of 35,000 feet. Crew members, and a trained paramedic who was on the flight, helped deliver the baby. The flight, destined for Kochi, was diverted to Mumbai where mother and son were taken to the hospital. A spokesp...

Woman Killed in Lincoln County House Fire

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ALKOL, WV (WOWK) - One person has been killed in a house fire in Lincoln County. State Police say the fire occurred in the Alkol area of Lincoln County Monday. WVSP is investigating the fire. Little information is available regarding the deadly blaze at this time. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

Huntington Police Department to Rehire Officers

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HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – The Huntington Police Department will hire six police officers this summer, five of whom will return to the department after their positions were part of a reduction in force in January to address a projected budget deficit. According to a press release, all 10 officers who were part of the reduction in force in January were offered the opportunity to return. The five officers who agreed to return will be rehired on July 3, while the other five have acc...

Man impersonating officer lured woman into vehicle in Ohio

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CIRCLEVILLE, OH (WCMH) – The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office is warning about another incident involving a suspected police impersonator. According to the Sheriff’s Office, a 19-year-old woman was pulled over for speeding by an unknown person on State Route 207 at Mouser Road. According to investigators, the man told the woman he was a police officer on his way to work and would not show any identification. The man claimed he would have to take the woman in for h...

Shooting Over Plumbing Issue Transports One to Hospital

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, OH (WOWK) - A shooting over a plumbing issue resulted in one person being transported to the hospital. According to a release, at around 11:30 p.m. Monday, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office received a call for assistance about a domestic violence situation in Chesapeake. When deputies arrived on scene, they discovered that 25-year-old Daniel Lyons, of Chesapeake, has been shot in the abdomen with a small caliber handgun. Lyons was transported to the hospital. It...

Energy Express to Provide Summer Literacy and Reading Programs for Kids in Our Area

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KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Get ready, as the Energy Express is rolling in Kanawha County! Kids in the area are getting some help with reading and writing over the summer. The six week summer literacy and reading program will help kids with much needed school skills and art. "Over the summer break is very crucial for kids because they loose so much. They don't get that exposure that they need so we try to keep that going get them entertained give positive reinforcement all tha...

Largest Heroin Seizure in County History Made in Meigs County

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(MEIGS COUNTY, OHIO) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and members of the Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia and Meigs Counties announced today that a Columbus man is in custody following the seizure of two kilograms of heroin. According to a press release, this is the largest heroin seizure in the history of Meigs County. Investigators estimate that the drugs have a street value of approximately $484,000. Inielsis Guillot, 41, was arrested early this morning on charges of traffick...

Coconut oil not a healthy alternative to other fats, study says

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A new advisory from the American Heart Association warns that coconut oil is not as healthy as many people think.

WVDNR Warns Residents About Aggressive River Otters

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The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources (WVDNR) would like to warn residents to be cautious of river otters.

Murder Investigation Underway in Lincoln County After Body Discovered

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BRANCHLAND, WV (WOWK) - State Police are investigating a murder after the discovery of a body in a home in Lincoln County. State Police say that the body of 88-year-old Burley Kelly was discovered at around 4 a.m. Monday at his home in the Branchland area of Lincoln County. State Police have not released the cause of Kelley's death, but do say that there are already a couple of suspects in the case.  We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at 22

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An American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma has died in Ohio. Otto Warmbier was 22.

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West Virginia's Division of Tourism is giving away one of their #AlmostHeaven vacation packages each hour on June 20th, 2017 in celebration of the West Virginia’s 154th birthday.

Summer vacation? Lots of Americans say they can't afford it

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Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it, according to a new poll.

Rhoden murder investigators seeking information about four former Ohio residents

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The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is looking for information about four for people in connection with the killing of eight people in Pike County.

Cops: Toddler pulls loaded gun from toy box during child welfare check

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A toddler pulled a loaded gun out of his toy box as police were investigating the home for possible child neglect.

Study reveals "staggering" toll of guns on U.S. kids

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Gunshot wounds are the third leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 17 years.

Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race

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Authorities say a black bear killed a 16-year-old runner while he was competing in a race on Sunday.

Myrtle Beach Police Investigate 4th Shooting in 48-hours

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The Myrtle Beach Police Department responded to the fourth shooting call over a 48-hour period Sunday night. 

Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

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The Supreme Court has struck down a law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.

Police: Woman abandoned child at Kentucky hotel

A Kentucky woman has been charged with abandoning her child with special needs in a hotel conference room.

Mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

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“She questioned me about my faith,”

All lanes of 1-64 WB on Dunbar/S. Charleston bridge shutdown after crash

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Ohio gas prices drop again, to average of $2.12 for regular

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The national average was higher than Ohio's on Monday.

Russia to treat US-led coalition planes in Syria, as targets after US downed Syrian jet

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At the time that the drone carried more weapons and was considered a direct threat, prompting the shootdown.

Sailor killed in crash near Japan was to retire soon

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A delay in reporting the collision is under investigation.

New resource to help fight heroin, opioid epidemic

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The initiative has seen a success in the nearby Colerain Township in Ohio.

History app built by Marshall educator adds features

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He says groups in smaller cities can use the free platform to link people to history.
    

Argument over plumbing leads to one man shot in OH

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1 dead, 1 Arrested After Vehicle Strikes Pedestrians In London

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Volunteers clean up Ohio River in honor of friend

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The Ohio River is cleaner thanks to thousands of volunteers who took part in a river sweep on June 17, 2017. 

St. Albans Dollar General Catches Fire

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Kanawha County dispatchers say the St. Albans Dollar General is on fire. Everyone got out of the store safely, dispatchers say. The fire broke out shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday, according to dispatchers.  Pennsylvania Avenue is shut down around the 1900 block as crews work to put out the fire. St. Albans and Nitro Fire Departments are both responding. No word on what caused the fire. 13 News crews are on the way to the scene. We'll update this story with more information as i...

Kenova Church holding services in City Hall after fire

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A Wayne County Church is still figuring out it’s next steps after a fire ripped through it on June 14, 2017. The church is still standing but there’s too much damage to gather inside. Kenova City Hall is usually closed on Sundays. But on June 18, 2017, song from a church service filled the walls inside. "I said we’re in court this morning but it’s not for a bad thing, we’re in  there to worship the lord," said Tim Crabtree, Pastor at S...

A Motorcycle Strikes A Pole In Eastern Kanawha County

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Dispatchers with 911 tell us that a person has struck a pole in Marmet while riding their motorcycle. The call came in shortly before 8:30 on Sunday night. The dispatch supervisor also told us that when medics arrived on scene that the patient was unresponsive. Marmet Police Department and Kanawha County EMS are responding to the incident. No further word on the cause of the accident or any more details concerning the rider. We will update with the latest information as it b...

Trump Attorney Says President Not Under Investigation

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the president’s outside legal team said Sunday that Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the target of a “witch hunt.” Appearing on a series of morning news programs, attorney Jay Sekulow repeatedly stressed that “the president has not been and is not under investigation.” He said a Friday tweet from Trump was specifically directed at a st...

Reports Swirl About Beyonce' Twins, But No Confirmation Yet.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Are Beyonce and Jay Z parents again? Mum’s the word from the parents and their reps, even though reports are flying that the much-anticipated twins have made their arrival. Several outlets have published reports with no official confirmation. Even Beyonce’s father, with whom she has had a strained relationship, tweeted congrats Sunday.

Accident In Charleston Sends One To The Hospital

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911 reports an accident in the 200 Block of Lee St. The accident occurred near the Tudors on Charleston's West Side. The car reportedly hit a utility pole and broke it. Charleston Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene. One patient is being transported to an area hospital for treatment. We will update with the latest information as it becomes available.

Man Struck By Train On CSX Tracks

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BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. - A pedestrian was struck by a train just before midnight in Berkeley County. According to Berkeley County Dispatch, the call came in at 11:40 p.m. on Saturday evening. EMS responded to Hammonds Mill Road and Allensville Road in Hedgesville. Dispatch has no word on the condition of the individual and the case is being handled by state police.

Michael Phelps Latest Challenge: "Shark Week"

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"Shark Week" has a new star attraction: Michael Phelps. Discovery Channel's list of "Shark Week" programming next month includes a July 23 show titled "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White." Discovery Channel billed it as "an event so monumental that no one has ever attempted it before" and added that "the world's most decorated athlete takes on the ocean's most efficient predator: Phelps V Shark - the race is on!" Whether th...

Fire In Kanawha County Leaves House In Ruins

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Charleston Fire Department responded to a structure fire call shortly before 8 p.m. The fire broke out on Sugar Creek Dr., off Sissonville Dr. Luckily no one was home and no one was injured due to the blaze. The house did appear to be a total loss. There has been no word on what started the fire. We will update with the latest information as it becomes available.

Volunteers help clean up Ohio River

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Thanks to dozens of volunteers, the Ohio River in Huntington is a little more litter free.  Folks gathered at Harris Riverfront Park and McClelland Park Saturday for the Ohio River Sweep. Groups gather in all 6 states the river runs through or borders to help clean up.  In last year's cleanup the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission says 500 tons were collected.  We're still waiting to learn how much trash crews collected this year.

Girlfriend whose texts urged suicide guilty of manslaughter

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A juvenile court judge is set to announce his verdict in the trial of a Massachusetts woman charged with manslaughter for sending her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages encouraging him to kill himself.

Sale on milk and eggs: Kroger cuts outlook amid price fight

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Sale on milk and eggs: Kroger cuts outlook amid price fight.

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  • #AlmostHeaven Pictures

    #AlmostHeaven Pictures

    Monday, June 19 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-06-19 20:11:38 GMT
    CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - West Virginia's Division of Tourism is giving away one of their #AlmostHeaven vacation packages each hour on June 20th, 2017 in celebration of the West Virginia’s 154th birthday. These giveaways are the conclusion of the Division of Tourism’s two-week-long #AlmostHeaven social media campaign.  To view the giveaways, see the top posts or download campaign graphics, visit www.gotowv.com/almostheaven.
    CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - West Virginia's Division of Tourism is giving away one of their #AlmostHeaven vacation packages each hour on June 20th, 2017 in celebration of the West Virginia’s 154th birthday. These giveaways are the conclusion of the Division of Tourism’s two-week-long #AlmostHeaven social media campaign.  To view the giveaways, see the top posts or download campaign graphics, visit www.gotowv.com/almostheaven.
  • Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Kick Off Visit in Charleston, WV

    Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Kick Off Visit in Charleston, WV

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    Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood kicked off their four show weekend in Charleston, WV on October 21st. The show on Friday began at 7:30. The duo will also have two shows on October 22nd and one show on October 23rd.  The weekend event is expected to bring more than 50,000 people to the capital city.  Garth Brooks says that Charleston, WV is one of the funnest cities to play. "They come here to have fun and that's our kind of people. We are expecting this weekend to ...

    Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood kicked off their four show weekend in Charleston, WV on October 21st. The show on Friday began at 7:30. The duo will also have two shows on October 22nd and one show on October 23rd.  The weekend event is expected to bring more than 50,000 people to the capital city.  Garth Brooks says that Charleston, WV is one of the funnest cities to play. "They come here to have fun and that's our kind of people. We are expecting this weekend to ...

  • Kenova Pumpkin House Preps for Halloween

    Kenova Pumpkin House Preps for Halloween

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    Every year for the past 25 years, Ric Griffith's Kenova, WV home gets converted into the Pumpkin House.

    Every year for the past 25 years, Ric Griffith's Kenova, WV home gets converted into the Pumpkin House.

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