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Neighbors concerned about sewage plant in Huntington, WV

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Raw sewage coming out of a sewage plant in Huntington is causing a big stench in one community. More>>

Shave Strokes off Your Golf Game -- Without the Eraser

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"To shave strokes from your golf game, the only equipment you need is a good eraser." More>>

Choosing the Right Home Health Care Agency

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When illness or injury strikes, home health care is oftentimes not only preferred, but statistically shown to rapidly improve healing and give peace of mind. So, how do you sift through the many choices?  More>>

Nearly 100 new jobs available in Ashland, KY

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In a news release sent Monday, July 29, Kohl's Department Stores says it will be hiring 100 people for part-time jobs at the newest location in AshlandKentucky. More>>

Water main break along 29th Street in Ashland, KY, washes away part of roadway

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Ashland Police are advising residents to avoid south 29th Street between Nolte Street and Floyd Street after a water main break. The break occurred around 6 p.m.on Monday, July 27, and washed part of the road away as a result. More>>

UPDATE: Human Movement to acquire Dirty Girl Mud Run assets Video included

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UPDATE: 13 NEWS has learned some Dirty Girl Mud Run ticket holders will get refunds.
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Growing Investment Opportunities In Green -- and Blue -- Technologies

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As an investor, you've probably heard companies use the phrase "going green" too many times to count -- but have you heard of "going blue"?  More>>

Managing Pain: Are You Reading Your Medicine Labels?

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You may not be able to spell or even pronounce the word "acetaminophen," but almost 50 million Americans use it each week to manage pain and fever. Acetaminophen is the most common drug ingredient in America, found in more than 600 different prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) medicines.  More>>

Teachers learn 3D printing and technology at workshop

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It is new and innovative and it is right here in West Virginia. Teachers from West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio all gathered at a workshop Friday to learn how to incorporate 3D printing into the classroom.  More>>

Cancellations and delays at Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia due to severe weather

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Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia  is reporting several cancellations this evening, Sunday, July 27 and on Monday, July 28.  More>>

UPDATE: Large turnout expected at Minford BOE meeting in light of teen's suicide

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UPDATE: A large turnout is anticipated on Monday evening at the Minford High School Media Center for the Board of Education meeting, the first one since a tragedy that put the issue of bullying at the top of many minds in the community.

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Dirty Girl Mud Run participant takes route at Huntington Bun Run

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Katurah Welker of Milton echoed the emotions many other women in our area felt throughout the week when news broke that Saturday's Dirty Girl Mud Run would be no more. More>>

Remains of WWII veteran to be returned 70 years after his death

George Tussey holds up a picture of his uncle, Marine Pfc. Randolph Allen. Allen was killed in action in November 1943. His remains were finally found in November 2013 George Tussey holds up a picture of his uncle, Marine Pfc. Randolph Allen. Allen was killed in action in November 1943. His remains were finally found in November 2013
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The discovery of the remains of a U-S Marine 70 years after his death in the South Pacific is a lot to take in for the few living relatives who actually knew him. More>>

UPDATE: Revised list of dangerous animals released; future meetings set Video included

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Committee also clarified the guidance for caging requirements and lowered some of the registration fees. More>>

Hurricane, WV man orders most expensive Starbucks drink ever

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After nearly two hours and 77-shots of espresso, one man received the most expensive drink Starbucks has ever sold. More>>

Copperhead snake killed on West Virginia state capitol grounds

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The hunt is over and it didn't end well for a resident Copperhead snake at the West Virginia State Capitol. More>>

Task Force will address heroin problems in Kanawha County, WV Video included

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The Kanawha County Commission is using $250,000 in public safety grant money to address the growing problems with heroin. More>>

Comparison-Shopping for Life Insurance Made Easy

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Talk about annoying. Here you are, trying to keep your family from being left destitute when you die, and -- unlike all those travel websites we're accustomed to -- you can't get a simple price quote online for life insurance without first supplying more personal details than you'd be comfortable telling your best friend. More>>

Pinching Penny Stocks May Be the Wise Way to Invest

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With stock market gains moving at a snail's pace over the past decade, some experts have their sights set on the not-so-new darling of the trading world -- penny stocks. More>>

13 News declares Greater Huntington, West Virginia as the official hot dog capital of the world Video included

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On National Hot Dog Day, we get frank with a real wiener. More>>

"Glee" star marries West Virginia native

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Surprise! "Glee" star Naya Rivera is now a Mrs.The actress married actor and West Virginia native Ryan Dorsey on Saturday. More>>

West Virginia to receive federal funding for studies on long-term health effects

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 West Virginia will receive federal funding to understand the health effects of the January 9 chemical spill, which tainted the water supply for hundreds of thousands of people.
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Getting the Best Price for Your House to Help Finance Your Retirement

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Have you forgotten something in figuring where you're going to retire to? More>>

Canada Opens Floodgates for Marijuana Investments in the U.S.

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It's a thorny subject, no matter whom you talk to or whether it's in the U.S. or abroad. The debate over legalizing marijuana -- be it medical or recreational -- has raged for decades, and has only just started to see the seeds of fruition stateside. More>>

Transit bus nearly kills woman after running a red light

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Dashcam video captures the moment a woman gets her second chance after a bus swerves to miss her.
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Charlie the Dog: Guilty of stealing the baby's toys!

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This dog apologizes to the baby by bringing more gifts!
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Justin Bieber: The New Calvin Klein Underwear Model

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Following in the footsteps of Marky Mark (Mark Wahlberg), Justin is reported to be the NEW face of CK Underwear!
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Marshall University preparing to paint Charleston, WV green

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The 17th annual Paint the Capital City Green pep rally is set for Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Embassy Suites in Charleston. More>>

New data ranks West Virginia 46th in education

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West Virginia schools once again received poor scores in a national report. The 2014 Kids Count Data Report shows the state ranks 46th in the country for education. More>>

Church food pantry robbed in Wayne County, WV

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A local church with a history of helping the hungry was robbed of their most precious commodity and that is food.  More>>

Kanawha County Metro 911 introduces new text system

Metro 911 in Kanawha County, WV introduce a new text service being offered in case of emergency. Metro 911 in Kanawha County, WV introduce a new text service being offered in case of emergency.
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There's a new way to get help in case of an emergency if you live in Kanawha County. Residents who live in county limits and have Sprint or Verizon Wireless as their cell phone service provider can now send a text message to get help. More>>

New Car Technology May Take The Wheel out of Human Hands

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Google has been making news in recent months for its work in a ground-breaking area: driverless automobile technology. More>>

Injured cat found with rope tied around its neck in Charleston, WV

A tabby cat was found with a rope tied around its neck in the home of a Charleston, WV, woman. A tabby cat was found with a rope tied around its neck in the home of a Charleston, WV, woman.
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A cat was found with a rope tied around its neck in the home of a Charleston, WV, resident. The resident sought help of a local rescue group. 
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