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47 min ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Senate, House Leaders Try To Delay Tank Bill Deadline

Bob Aaron Videographer: Bob Aaron Also Contributing: AP Reported: Aug. 27, 2014 6:33 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 6:58 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia State House and Senate leaders are urging the governor to call a special session to delay part of an above-ground storage tank law.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

4 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

KCS Continuing Intensive Staff Training On iPads

Kanawha County Schools are still getting ready to launch a one-to-one iPad initiative this fall.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Laptops/Notebooks, South Charleston, WV, Charleston, WV

5 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Cold Spot's Owner Reaches Out For Help In Wake Of Devastating Fire

Kennie Bass Videographer: Larry Clark Reported: Aug. 27, 2014 5:11 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 5:22 PM EDT Cross Lanes , Kanawha County , West Virginia Business is humming at the Cross Lanes location of the Cold Spot, just days after the Dunbar store and restaurant was destroyed by fire.

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Related Topix: Cross Lanes, WV, Dunbar, WV, Glen-Jean, WV

10 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Tomblin Administration still looking for tank law fixes

Members of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's Administration continued work Wednesday to identify possible administrative fixes for problems found within the Above Ground Storage Act.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

12 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Trial Date For Kanawha County Prosecutor Uncertain

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants continues to demand a jury trial on two misdemeanor charges, but when exactly that trial will happen is up in the air.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Putnam County, WV

13 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Kanawha BOE member: school thefts a "systematic" plan

Kanawha County School Board member Pete Thaw said he was angered to learn about a scheme which ripped off the school system for years worth thousands of dollars.

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15 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

State Republicans Plan To Sue To Put Replacement Candidate On The Ballot

Kennie Bass Videographer: John Tincher Reported: Aug. 26, 2014 5:33 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 26, 2014 5:43 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia When Suzette Raines dropped out of the House of Delegates race, she took 25 percent of the GOP field for the 35th district seat with her.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

19 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Four WV Nurses Allowed To Work Amid Drug Test Woes

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia An audit said a state board let four nurses in substance abuse programs return to work despite failing or not taking drug tests.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Charleston, WV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Final Two Suspects Sought In Foodland Robbery Caught

Leslie Rubin Also Contributing: Kera Mashek Reported: Aug. 26, 2014 10:04 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 26, 2014 10:48 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two women accused of being the getaway drivers in a robbery a the Kanawha City Foodland earlier this month have been arrested in Florida.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha City, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

SugarBowl Foundation Hosting WVU, Alabama Game Watch Fundraiser

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Root on the Mountaineers as they take on Alabama and support a good cause.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, St. Albans, WV, Nitro, WV, Cross Lanes, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Bond Reduced For Man Charged With Wanton Endangerment

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A Kanawha County Circuit judge has reduced the bond for a man charged with wanton endangerment.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Night Clerk From Charleston Store Reports Robbery

Devon Nuckles, Jeff Morris Reported: Aug. 26, 2014 9:39 AM EDT Updated: Aug. 26, 2014 9:46 AM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Charleston police are investigating a robbery that was reported by a night clerk at a store on the West Side.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Deputies Issue Warrant For Armed Robbery Suspect

Rand , Kanawha County , West Virginia The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office has issued an arrest warrant for a man involved in an armed robbery in Rand on Monday.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Firefighter Shares Story Of Assisting CA Fire Crews On Wildfire

Ona , Kanawha County , West Virginia 20 local firefighters are back home in West Virginia after being called out to fight a massive wildfire in northern California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Ona, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Emergency Crews Affected By WV Chemical Spill Receive Public Assistance Funds

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Money is coming back to some emergency crews that were affected by a chemical spill in the Elk River in January.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, West Virginia, Clendenin, WV, Marmet, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

New NICU Open At CAMC Women And Childen's

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia There is big news in the capital city for expecting mothers and their babies.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Former EPA Counsel Paints Bleak Future For WV Coal Under Obama Administration

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The EPA's former top litigator under president George Bush, Roger Martella, was in town Monday night, with a dire prognosis for the future of coal, which is the hot topic in the Congressional race between Shelley Moore Capito and Natalie Tennant right now.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Charleston, WV

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

New Dog Park Opens In Nitro

Nitro , Kanawha County , West Virginia For years, dog lovers had to go out of the city to find a place for their best friend to play; now there's a new park in Nitro where you can take your favorite furry friend.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Search Expanded For Missing Kanawha County Teen

Cross Lanes , Kanawha County , West Virginia The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said it is expanding its search for a 16-year-old girl who was reported missing from the Cross Lanes area on Aug. 10. Detectives have been scouring phone records, surveillance footage and investigating any tips received about Ericka Brown, according to a news release ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cross Lanes, WV, Wood County, WV

West Virginia Metro

GOP to file lawsuit over ballot dispute

The West Virginia Republican Party notified the state Monday that it plans to file a lawsuit in connection with a November General Election ballot dispute.

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