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55 min ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Thieves Target Several Homes, Vehicles In Marmet

Marmet , Kanawha County , West Virginia A crime spree in Marmet has neighbors and police on high alert.

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5 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Layoff Announcement Comes As WV Politicians, Labor Leaders Rally For Coal Industry In Pa.

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Those proposed Alpha Natural layoffs hit close to home, especially in Logan County, home of West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fire Department Gets Life-Saving Gifts

Pinch , Kanawha County , West Virginia A life saving donation was made Thursday to the Pinch Volunteer Fire Department.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

911 Call Released After Police Respond To Disturbance Involving Kanawha Prosecutor

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A 911 call is released after police were called to a disturbance at a Charleston middle school involving Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants and his ex-wife.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Privacy, Putnam County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

West Virginia Singers To Perform At Live On The Levee

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The weekly summer concerts at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston continue Friday, bringing excitement to the city.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

West Virginia State University To Host Summer Research Symposium For Students

Institute , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia State University is set to host an annual program that provides summer learning opportunities to students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees.

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Lincoln Journal

PSD concerns: chair responds

Concerns have emerged in recent weeks regarding the Lincoln Public Service District , following personnel changes, a private investigator's report, the sudden stopping of bulk water supply, and several calls to The Lincoln Journal regarding duplicate bills and customer service issues.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, WV, Alum Creek, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Blighted Homes An Issue All Over Charleston

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia There is probably no corner of the city which does not include a boarded-up home or two.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Miners Gather In Pittsburgh To Fight For Their Jobs

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Organized by the coal industry in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania, approximately 2000 union workers and other coal supporters gathered at a minor league soccer stadium to oppose President Barack Obama's energy policies.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WCHS-TV Charleston

Ex-WV Judge Reports To Florida Prison

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A former West Virginia judge has reported to a Florida prison to serve his sentence for a corruption conviction.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Federal Prison Camp, Pensacola, Prison, Charleston, WV, Mingo County, WV, Thomas, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Two Plead Not Guilty In Kanawha County Murder Case

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A St. Albans woman accused of killing her mother and the man accused of helping her both pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new indictments.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Charleston, WV, St. Albans, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Two Confirmed Dead In St. Albans Fire

St. Albans , Kanawha County , West Virginia The state Fire Marshal's Office has confirmed two fatalities in a blaze in St. Albans.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Say Home Where Neglect Arrests Made In Deplorable Conditions; Mother Disputes Claims

Leslie Rubin, Jeff Morris, Kaylin Searles Reported: Jul. 30, 2014 11:49 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 30, 2014 1:16 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Police said the house on Garvin Avenue where they found a child living in deplorable conditions was roach infested, had bed bugs and the ceiling was falling in at the residence.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Hundreds Of Citations Handed Out In WV For Texting, Cell Phone Use While Driving

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia State Police handed out hundreds of texting and cell phone citations -- the most by far out of six state police agencies participating in a distracted driving enforcement project.

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Freedom Industries Pays $11,000 Fine In Chem Spill

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia's largest water supply has paid an $11,000 fine for a pair of violations.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, OSHA

WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Arrest Two In South Charleston Theft Cases

Kaylin Searles, Martin Hicks Reported: Jul. 29, 2014 9:10 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 10:53 AM EDT South Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia South Charleston police have arrested two people they said are behind a couple of major theft cases.

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Related Topix: South Charleston, WV, Charleston, WV, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Attorney General Sues Obama Administration Over Health Care Law Fixes

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is suing President Barack Obama's administration over allegations of hand-picking which laws to follow.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Charleston, WV, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

WCHS-TV Charleston

Bond Doubled For Man Accused Of Shooting Charleston Bouncer

Taisha Walker Videographer: Taisha Walker Reported: Jul. 29, 2014 5:43 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 5:53 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A Kanawha County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday increased the bond for one of two men accused of shooting down a Charleston bouncer.

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Proposal Calls For Backup Drinking Water Source At Coonskin Park

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two men have submitted a proposal calling for a mountaintop lake in Charleston that would serve as a backup drinking water source.

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One Lane Of I-64 Eastbound Traffic Closed After Vehicle Accident

Kaylin Searles, Katelyn Sykes Reported: Jul. 29, 2014 8:17 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 8:34 AM EDT Nitro , Kanawha County , West Virginia Deputies said one Eastbound lane on Interstate 64 near mile marker 44 is closed due to an accident that happened about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Nitro, WV, St. Albans, WV, Jefferson County, WV

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