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Huntington's Wild Ramp and Farmers Market offer fresh food and community prosperity

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For your stomach and your wallet, there's a growing business trend in America that's reaching our area. More>>

WV Power team and fans close out 10th season at Appalachian Power Park Video included

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The team finished the second half the season 34-33. They finished the year with an overall record of 54-81. More>>

New Facebook Messenger app causing a lot of controversy

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If you use Facebook on your smart phone, you probably got a notice telling you to download a new app to direct-message your friends. More>>

Families in Institute, West Virginia are among the many people traveling for Labor Day

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Members of the South Ruffner Presbyterian Church in Charleston, WV had been getting together to celebrate on Labor Day for decades. More>>

UMWA workers celebrate Labor Day in Racine

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Every year miners young and old make their annual pilgrimage to Racine for the United Mine Workers of America Labor Day Celebration.   More>>

UPDATE: Missing mom reported by family in Boone County, WV has been found

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UPDATE: Ashley Nicole Toler, 26 of Boone County, West Virginia who was reported missing on Sunday has been located in Logan County. More>>

Firefighters in South Charleston, West Virginia deliver baby girl

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Firefighters arrived at the home, and the mother was going into labor as they were walking through the front door.   More>>

Mine in Logan County, West Virginia shut down

Mine in Logan County, West Virginia has been shut down. Mine in Logan County, West Virginia has been shut down.
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Officials with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WV DEP) tell WOWK channel 13 the WV 3 Mine in Logan County has been shut down. More>>

Police pull vehicle out of the water in Huntington, West Virginia

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A vehicle was pulled out of the Ohio River near Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington, West Virginia on Sunday morning.
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Local music festival boosts southern West Virginia economy

The Aunt Jennie Music Festival kicked off this Labor Day Weekend at Chief Logan State Park. The Aunt Jennie Music Festival kicked off this Labor Day Weekend at Chief Logan State Park.
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The tenth annual Aunt Jennie Music Festival held in Chief Logan State Park kicked off on Saturday August 30th.The festival is held in honor West Virginia musician Jennie Wilson and attracts dozens of bands each year. More>>

Man arrested in Fayette County, WV on cultivation of marijuana charges

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On Wednesday, August 27, Sheriff's Deputies in Fayette County, West Virginia  received a tip that an individual was growing marijuana inside a home in the Lavista area.  More>>

Chemical leak reported at the Dupont plant in Belle, WV

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Emergency crews responded to the scene of a reported chemical release at the Dupont plant in Belle, West Virginia.

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Clendenin, WV girl's family finds help after dog eats her hearing aid

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Caitlyn Byrne is a second grader at Clendenin Elementary. She was born with partial hearing loss and uses hearing aids. More>>

Demolition of Huntington's Northcott Court Apartments put on hold while DEP investigates asbestos

Demolition of Huntington's Northcott Court Apartments begins

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Demolition has begun at Northcott Court public housing complex.
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University Officials: Student reports sexual assault at Marshall

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Authorities said the assault happened in Twin Towers East, a residence hall on campus. More>>

UPDATE: Body of missing Lenore, West Virginia man found

Roger Urban has been missing since Saturday August 23rd. Roger Urban has been missing since Saturday August 23rd.
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UPDATE: The body of a missing Lenore, West Virginia man has been found on the Kentucky side of the Tug River More>>

Gifts of love project wraps up at local church in St. Albans, WV

Maranatha Fellowship Church plans to donate nearly 700 gifts of love this year. Maranatha Fellowship Church plans to donate nearly 700 gifts of love this year.
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Members of Maranatha Fellowship Church in St. Albans, West Virginia have been working around the clock for the past few weeks.They have been putting together this years "Gifts of Love", or boxes full of toys, hygiene items, and candy for children in Haiti. More>>

Tri-state residents prepare for Labor Day weekend Video included

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For many years the price of gas has been stopping some people from traveling on Labor Day weekend, but that doesn't seem to be the case this year. Gas prices are at a low point compared to previous years. More>>

Schools in Kanawha County, WV struggle with air conditioning problems

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Some parents are steaming mad because the air conditioners never seem to be working in the buildings where their children attend school. More>>

Huntington, WV claims progress is being made to address flooding and drainage issues

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Flooding has hurt the city of Huntington, West Virginia for decades. Yet, the city says there is progress. More>>

Charleston, WV mayor drops calls for independence review in malicious wounding case

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Charleston Mayor Danny Jones is dropping calls for an independent review after Kanawha County prosecutors opted to drop a malicious wounding charge against Teddy Gardner, the son of West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman. More>>

Students in South Charleston, WV to live stream football games

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Students at South Charleston High School in South Charleston, WV are using technology to change the way people watch football. More>>

UPDATE: Bus will resume service after road repairs in Kanawha County, WV

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Construction began on a road slip only to be delayed another day. More>>

New food bank director pledges to improve service to 'food insecure' children

New food bank director pledges to improve service to 'food insecure' children

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While a past food bank director is about to be sentenced for stealing, its newest boss tells us it will be her mission to give. More>>

West Virginia firefighters return home after fighting California wildfire

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Firefighters from West Virginia returned home after fighting a wildfire in California's Klamath National Forest. More>>

Teen recounts scary moments as semi strikes bus in Mason County, West Virginia Video included

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For senior, Ben Stevenson it's a morning he won't soon forget."I get on the bus and I'm about halfway down the middle of the aisle of the bus. I look through the back window and I can just see the semi was stopped. Then, all of a sudden it was coming towards me and it was coming pretty fast. I didn't know what to do, so I just dove at the nearest seat and wrapped my hands around it. It was just this huge crashing sound," Stevenson said.  More>>

A community effort and faith saves Ironton, Ohio teen from drowning Video included

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A high school assembly in Ironton, Ohio on Tuesday morning turned into a celebration of hugs, tears and cheers for a young life saved by fast thinking friends and neighbors. More>>

Johnson, Floyd County are both devastated by Friday "Super Flood."

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Homes, roads and bridges all hit hard, but no FEMA help is likely. More>>

Want to pass your Facebook account to an heir? Move to Delaware

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Becoming the first state to pass broad legislation related to the ownership of digital accounts, a new law in Delaware allows residents to pass digital assets to heirs, just like physical and financial assets. More>>

UPDATE: Power back on in Putnam County, WV after outage that lasted hours

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UPDATE: Power to all 2000 AEP customers in Putnam County, West Virginia is back on after a transformer in Hurricane was hit by lightning on Saturday.  More>>

Parts of Route 152 in Wayne County, WV affected by road slip

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Wayne County 911 dispatchers confirm that part of  Route 152 were closed due to a road slip that occurred on Saturday.  More>>