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Weekend Wrap-up - Dec. 8 - 14

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  • Several arrests made, over 250 marijuana plants located, in Meigs County, OH

    Several arrests made, over 250 marijuana plants located, in Meigs County, OH

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:12:04 GMT
    Missy Walker Priddy, Van Prince Jr., Danny Walker, Scott Nickels, Danny Morgan, Kayla King, Wesley Gilker, and Anthony Gilliam Missy Walker Priddy, Van Prince Jr., Danny Walker, Scott Nickels, Danny Morgan, Kayla King, Wesley Gilker, and Anthony Gilliam
    Several arrests were made, as well as over 250 marijuana plants were located, in Meigs County, Ohio.
    Several arrests were made, as well as over 250 marijuana plants were located, in Meigs County, Ohio.
  • Police: Woman Had Naked Man on Leash on Route 40

    Police: Woman Had Naked Man on Leash on Route 40

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:08 AM EDT2014-07-31 08:08:50 GMT
    Indecent exposure charges may be filed against one man after authorities say he was being led nude on a dog leash by a woman along Route 40.
    Indecent exposure charges may be filed against one man after authorities say he was being led nude on a dog leash by a woman along Route 40.
  • Alpha announces 11 possible mine closures, more than 1,000 layoffs in WV

    Alpha announces 11 possible mine closures, more than 1,000 layoffs in WV

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:44:50 GMT
    Alpha Natural Resources announced July 31 that 11 affiliated coal mines and other facilities in West Virginia could be idled by mid-October, potentially causing 1,100 to be laid off. 
    Alpha Natural Resources announced July 31 that 11 affiliated coal mines and other facilities in West Virginia could be idled by mid-October, potentially causing 1,100 to be laid off. 

UPDATE: Matewan teacher accused of sexual abuse turns self in to police

According to the West Virginia State Police, Jennifer Parsons has turned herself in to the Mingo County detachment of the State Police.

Parson is accused of sexual abuse by a parent, custodian or guardian.

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UPDATE: Bar shut down by ABCA for 10 days while police investigate Huntington, WV shooting

The West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration (ABCA) is shutting down Shoop's Bar, the site of Friday morning's shooting, for ten days. 

A spokesman for the ABCA says the commissioner made the decision Friday afternoon to suspend the club's Class A private club license until Dec. 23.

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UPDATE: WV DOT releases plan for helping stranded residents of Madison Creek Road in Logan County

The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced a plan to help residents of Madison Creek Road in Logan County, WV.

Many residents were stranded when Madison Creek Road suffered damage from a slip in the road.

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Sissonville pipeline explosion survivor treats firefighters to party

Sue Bonham didn't waste any time hugging four firefighters from the Sissonville Volunteer Department Monday night.  Nearly one year ago, she said the four men saved her life.  "It will be a year on Wednesday at 12:41," Bonham said.

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