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Graffiti on Huntington apartment building bringing back memories of murdered Marshall student

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It's spray paint covering the brick of an apartment building just blocks from the campus of Marshall University. By any standards, it's destruction of property. "There's no reason for this. It's uncalled for,” said property owner, Gary Ward. But the paint on the brick still begs the question., who killed Leah Hickman?  More>>

Police investigating shooting in West Dunbar, WV

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Police are on the scene of a shooting in West Dunbar, WV.According to dispatchers, it happened in the area of Smoot Avenue shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24. More>>

Dental Dilemma: Dentists continue to battle 'Mountain Dew Mouth'

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The green bottles pop up in stores and on the street. People order the drink at restaurants and carry the cans around town.  More>>

Crews battle brush fire in Mason County, WV

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Crews are on the scene of a brush fire in Mason County, WV.According to Jamie Dean with the Valley Volunteer Fire Department, who responded to the scene along with members of the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office, the call came in at around 4 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at a wooded area in the area of Crab Creek at Loggerhead Road. More>>

Families cautious about swimming after chemical leak

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Ever since the Freedom Industries chemical leak contaminated the drinking water for 300,000 WV American Water customers, families have been cautious about everything. Those previously nervous about cooking and bathing with tap water are now afraid of swimming in it. More>>

UPDATE: Violent drug pipeline leads to murder in Charleston Video included

Mark Gaddy is charged with murder in the shooitng death of an 18-year-old. Mark Gaddy is charged with murder in the shooitng death of an 18-year-old.
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Detroit to Charleston: Violent drug pipeline. More>>

Marshall University hires Dan D'Antoni as head men's basketball coach

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Marshall University Athletic Director Mike Hamrick confirmed via Twitter Thursday that Dan D'Antoni will take over as Marshall's head basketball coach beginning immediately. More>>

Construction worker dies during bridge work Thursday morning

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A construction worker doing bridge work fell and died Thursday morning in Lawrence County, Ohio.  More>>

Police investigating pharmacy break-in in Boone County, WV

Police are investigating a break-in at a pharmacy in Boone County, WV. Police are investigating a break-in at a pharmacy in Boone County, WV.
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Police are investigating a break-in at a pharmacy in Boone County, WV. According to a news release issued by the Boone County Sheriff's Office, it happened overnight at Family Life Pharmacy LLC in Comfort.   More>>

Vehicle accidents in Kanawha County, WV cause road closures

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Police responded to two separate vehicle accidents that both occurred at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Kanawha County, WV.  More>>

LATEST: National Emergency Grant funding secured for workers affected by layoffs in coal industry

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Patriot Coal issued warnings that it could lay off employees at its Wells mining complex near Wharton and its Corridor G complex near Danville. More>>

Ashland, KY school put under precautionary shelter-in-place

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A school in Ashland, KY was put under a shelter-in-place as a precaution, due to an investigation near the school.  According to a news release issued by the Ashland Police Department, it happened at Paul G. Blazer High School Thursday morning of April 24. More>>

Student loan borrowers need to be aware of the fine print

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Financial aid advisors warn students to read the fine print before signing a loan. More>>

UPDATE: Special prosecutors appointed for Kanawha County, WV Video included

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An order was handed down Thursday, April 24, by Judge Duke Bloom on the special prosecutors who were appointed after Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants was disqualified. More>>

ATV crash leads to arrest after police chase in Putnam County, WV

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One man is in jail after leading police on a chase in Putnam County, WV. More>>

LATEST: New River Gorge brushfire nearly contained

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Firefighters are dealing with a brush fire that has spread through the New River Gorge National River. More>>

Drug take back event scheduled in Saint Albans, WV

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A National Drug Take Back event will be hosted at the Saint Albans Police Dept. located at 51 Sixth Avenue. More>>

Spouse's sunny outlook may be good for your health

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Marriage vows often include the promise to stick together for better or for worse, and research now suggests that when it comes to your health, having an optimistic spouse is better. More>>

A little wine might help kidneys stay healthy

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An occasional glass of wine might help keep your kidneys healthy, new research suggests.And for those who already have kidney disease, which puts one at higher risk for cardiovascular problems, moderate wine drinking might help the heart, the researchers added. More>>

UPDATE: Wanted Ohio sex offender caught in Ashland, KY

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Scioto County, OH deputies are searching for a convicted sex offender who failed to register a change of address. More>>

Beam fills 13th million barrel of bourbon

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Jim Beam has reached another milestone by filling its 13th million barrel of bourbon since the repeal of Prohibition. More>>

UPDATE: Juveniles in Stable Condition After Dirt Bike, ATV Collide in Belmont County

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One juvenile was flown to a nearby hospital following an accident involving an ATV and a dirt bike on Tuesday evening in Belmont County. More>>

Crews battle brush fire in Putnam County, WV

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Crews responded to a brush fire in Putnam County, WV.  According to dispatchers, it occurred at around 7 p.m. on a hillside in the area of Coal Hollow, off of Heizer Creek, in Poca. More>>

UPDATE: Three arrested in connection to shooting on Charleston’s West Side

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Three people were arrested in connection to a shooting on Charleston's West Side Wednesday. More>>

Vehicle rollover accident in Sissonville, WV causes road closures; driver arrested

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Crews responded to a single vehicle rollover accident in Sissonville, WV. More>>

Weapons seized at residence in Huntington, WV

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A number of firearms were seized at a residence in Huntington, WV. More>>

Three arrests made in Huntington, WV drug bust

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Three people are in jail after a drug bust was made in Huntington, WV. More>>

Health officials say it's "plausible" MCHM caused health symptoms

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For the first time, some health experts say it's "plausible" an exposure to MCHM caused certain health effects. More>>

Gallup poll says majority of tri-state residents don't feel safe outside at night Video included

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A Gallup poll found nearly 57% of residents in the Huntington, Ashland, Ironton area of our tri-state do not feel safe after dark. That's much lower than the 71% of residents who feel safe nationwide.  More>>

Man arrested for lying to police about being shot in Nicholas County, WV

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A man was arrested Wednesday about lying to police about being shot by someone in Nicholas County, WV in December of 2013. More>>

NEW DETAILS: New River Gorge brushfire nearly contained

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Officials with the National Park Service updated the ongoing efforts to put out a brushfire that has burned 130 acres of the New River Gorge National River.  They said on Wednesday, April 23 that the fire is nearly completely contained, but not yet fully controlled. More>>

Young girl dies in crash on US 119 in Boone County, WV

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A 16-year-old girl died in a crash on US 119 (Corridor G) in Boone County, WV. More>>

UPDATE: Police searching for missing Logan County, WV woman; vehicle

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The Logan County Sheriff's Dept. is asking for the public's help finding a missing Logan County, WV woman. More>>

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