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Carter Caves State Resort Park offering zip line experience for one day only

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Carter Caves State Resort Park is offering a one-day zip line experience on May 3. More>>

Volunteers needed for Sutton Lake cleanup event

Aerial of Sutton Lake courtesy of Sutton Lake Marina. Aerial of Sutton Lake courtesy of Sutton Lake Marina.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Sutton Lake Marina and the WV Dept. of Environmental Protection are looking for volunteers to help clean up the area around Sutton Lake in Sutton, WV. More>>

Quarter of prostate cancer patients may abandon 'watchful waiting' approach

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Doctors often recommend no treatment at all when a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, opting instead to keep a close eye on the slow-growing tumor and acting only when it becomes aggressive. More>>

People fed up with feral and stray cats in Dunbar, WV

Humane Officer Kristen Strickland said there are more than 2,000 cats in Dunbar. Humane Officer Kristen Strickland said there are more than 2,000 cats in Dunbar.
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The city of Dunbar is having a big problem with stray and feral cats. More>>

Number of people showing symptoms during water crisis much higher than previously thought

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Approximately 100,000 people experienced symptoms after the Freedom Industries’ spill into the Elk River, according to Dr. Rahul Gupta, the executive director of the Kanawha Charleston Health Department. More>>

Lincoln County, WV community stuck in the middle of property feud

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A dispute between the state of West Virginia and a private property owner has a community trapped in the middle .People who live along Coal River Road near Alum Creek, WV said they have been spending money and time they don't have to spare. They have been driving miles out of their way to get around a massive slip for several months.

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New numbers on water crisis to be discussed in online forum

DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people. DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people.
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Updated information about the number of people who reported symptoms after the chemical leak will be released Tuesday, according to Dr. Rahul Gupta, the executive director of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Dept.

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Wastewater from Freedom Industries site going to Belpre, OH

DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people. DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people.
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Wastewater or stormwater runoff from the Freedom Industries site is being taken to a facility in Belpre, OH according to officials with the Department of Environmental Protection. More>>

Charleston City Council sends race fee ordinance back to committee

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The success of races held in the capital city are in limbo while city council members re-evaluate exactly how much it should cost to raise money for a good cause. More>>

Road closure along 7th Avenue in Huntington, WV will affect entrance to 1st Street Kroger

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?The City of Huntington, WV says the entrance to the 1st Street Kroger will be blocked off as a result of a closure along 7th Avenue.
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WV DEP looking into chemical leak at DuPont Belle plant

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The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is looking into a brief leak of less than a pound of methylamines, known as DMAC, from the DuPont plant in Belle April 21. The DEP said it could not definitively confirm whether or not the leak would was harmful to the public, but the leak had been stopped. More>>

Oil-swishing craze: Snake oil or all-purpose remedy?

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(HealthDay News) -- Allison Bennett of Palm City, Fla., plans to swish daily. Sloshing coconut oil around her mouth for a quarter of an hour every day will make her teeth whiter, she believes. Like Bennett, plenty of consumers are discovering an ancient practice called oil pulling, or oil swishing. Some people report the practice sweetens their breath; others say it treats gum disease, prevents tooth decay and even improves arthritis and asthma. Oil pulling, which goes back 2,500 years, is b... More>>

Road closures will affect some school buses in Kanawha County, WV

A Dunbar, WV road closure is effecting school bus routes beginning Monday, April 21 A Dunbar, WV road closure is effecting school bus routes beginning Monday, April 21
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A road closure in Dunbar, WV will make it difficult for some students to get picked up by the school bus on Monday morning, April 21, according to Kanawha County Schools. 16th Street and Monroe Avenue in Dunbar, WV will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, April 21 and ending Wednesday, April 23. The school board has provided some alternative pick up and drop off locations for students. But students will have to take their own form of transportation to the alternative locations.  More>>

Runaway stowaway survives Calif.-Hawaii flight: FBI

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A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said. More>>

96,000 pounds of Oscar Meyer Wieners voluntarily recalled by Kraft

96,000 pounds of Oscar Meyer Wieners voluntarily recalled by Kraft

Recall: Kraft recalling 96,000 plus pounds of Oscar Meyer Wieners Recall: Kraft recalling 96,000 plus pounds of Oscar Meyer Wieners
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs." More>>

New rules for Ohio's county jails go into effect

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - New rules for Ohio's county jails cover a variety of topics, including revised mental standards and emails.The new standards that took effect Sunday allow jails to serve inmates two meals instead of three on weekends. They also can limit hot showers to every other day. Jail staff will be able to review prisoners' emails for security reasons and monitor and record inmate visits.Several mental health agencies supported revisions they said would improve treatment for mental... More>>

Ohio AG offers tips in wake of Heartbleed bug

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state's attorney general is offering tips for Ohioans to protect their personal information following a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this month.The so-called "Heartbleed" security problem has put millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information at risk.The extent of the damage caused by the breakdown is unknown. The security hole exists on a vast number of the Internet's Web servers and went undetected for more than t... More>>

Flash mob encourages organ donor sign ups in Barboursville, WV

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The donation of life was theme Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Huntington Mall. A flash mob broke out in the middle of the mall to encourage shoppers to become organ donors. More>>

Billy Dunn Field has new feel and look on opening day

Saturday marked opening day at Billy Dunn Field in St. Albans, WV. Saturday marked opening day at Billy Dunn Field in St. Albans, WV.
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Saturday marked opening day at Billy Dunn Field in St. Albans, WV.  More>>

The Greenbrier Resort celebrates The Old White's 100th anniversary Video included

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America's resort is celebrating an important birthday.The Greenbrier Resort's famous golf course, The Old White Tour Player's Course, turned 100 years old Saturday, April 19, 2014. More>>

LATEST: Williamson, WV Mayor Darrin McCormick resigns, charged in federal information Video included

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Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick submitted his resignation letter April 14, effective at the end of April. More>>

Drowning deaths down overall, but still a problem

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Drowning deaths are still a problem in the United States, even though overall deaths from drowning are down. More>>

Easter lilies toxic for cats, FDA warns

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Easter lilies are popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for cats, a veterinarian warns. More>>

Easter Egg Hunts in the Tri-State Area

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Several cities are hosting Easter egg hunts. More>>

Misdiagnoses common among U.S. outpatients

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At least 5 percent of American adults -- 12 million people -- are misdiagnosed in outpatient settings every year, and half of these errors could be harmful, a new study indicates. More>>

DMV expanding its online services for drivers in WV Video included

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The Department of Motor Vehicles is trying to make it a little bit easier for drivers by offering some of its services online. More>>

Baby Squirrel Breaks Her Ankle!

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This little squirrel is so adorable and injured...she'll soon be fixed! More>>

Student hailed as hero is suspended Video included

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Not long after saving a woman from a car crash, a student is suspended. More>>

Distracted driving enforcement blitz aimed at changing deadly habits

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Kenova, WV Police tell 13 News they are looking for anyone using a phone behind the wheel, which in West Virginia, is a primary offense, meaning no other offense needs to occur first for an officer to make a traffic stop. More>>

WV among states with higher daycare cost than college tuition Video included

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West Virginia is among 31 states in which the average cost for infant daycare is more than the average price of in-state tuition at public universities or colleges. More>>

Inspection data for body art shops go online Video included

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Getting a new tattoo or body piercing can be risky business, but the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department has a new tool to help with the process. More>>

Multimillion dollar wastewater improvement project breaks ground

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Some rural communities in Scioto County, OH are now closer to having a modern, centralized wastewater collection and treatment system. More>>

Campfire precautions can protect kids from burns

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(HealthDay News) -- Campfires are exciting for kids but they also can be dangerous without supervision and simple precautions, an expert warns.

 
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Crankier babies may get more TV time

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Fussy and demanding babies are likely to spend slightly more time plopped in front of a TV or computer screen when they're toddlers than are "easier" babies, new research finds. More>>

Prevent tick bites while enjoying the outdoors

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With spring's arrival, many Americans will begin enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and gardening -- and they need to protect themselves from tick bites, an expert says. More>>