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  • Sistersville Woman Crowned Mrs. West Virginia, Will Compete for National Title

    Sistersville Woman Crowned Mrs. West Virginia, Will Compete for National Title

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-07-15 08:17:38 GMT
    A Sistersville mother, wife, and soon-to-be teacher, holds another very impressive title as she gets ready to take on the competition on a national stage.Mrs. West Virginia, Melissa Smith, will compete for the title of "Mrs.United States," in September. Smith travels throughout the state right now helping to push her platform. "Right now, I'm very focused on improving literacy education. I'm going to be an elementary school teacher and I have been traveling throughout West Virginia reading to...
    A Sistersville mother, wife, and soon-to-be teacher, holds another very impressive title as she gets ready to take on the competition on a national stage.Mrs. West Virginia, Melissa Smith, will compete for the title of "Mrs.United States," in September. Smith travels throughout the state right now helping to push her platform. "Right now, I'm very focused on improving literacy education. I'm going to be an elementary school teacher and I have been traveling throughout West Virginia reading to...
  • Federal judge in Martinsburg, West Virginia, sends 10 to prison for violating probation

    Federal judge in Martinsburg, West Virginia, sends 10 to prison for violating probation

    Sunday, July 6 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-06 15:00:12 GMT
    Nine Martinsburg, West Virginia, residents and another from Keyser were sentenced to federal prison for breaking the law while they were on supervised release or probation.
    Nine Martinsburg, West Virginia, residents and another from Keyser were sentenced to federal prison for breaking the law while they were on supervised release or probation.
CHARLESTON, WV - 13 News Producer Amelia Ferrell wraps up this week's top stories.

Sexual assault allegations at Burch Middle School in Mingo County, WV
Mingo County school officials systematically covered up allegations of sexual abuses and assaults at Burch Middle School by two boys whose relatives are allegedly board employees, according to an injunction filed in Mingo County Circuit Court Thursday, May 8 by Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.
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Huntington, WV student charged with making threats
Huntington police say a high school student has been charged with making a terroristic threat.
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Teens weigh in on price of prom
The price of a ticket to their prom is $45 per person, which is $90 a couple.  Other schools in the area charged similar fees for prom tickets in 2014. Cabell Midland High School, Huntington High School and Nitro High School charged student $25 per ticket. 
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Record amount of million dollar tickets sold by the West Virginia Lottery
In the nearly 30 years of the West Virginia Lottery, there has never been a year like this.  Five months into the year and the state has already doubled the amount of million dollar winners they had last year. In fact, this year already, the state has had their most million dollar winners.
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ATV safety programs looking to continue giving off strong results
In 2006, the Mountain State saw it's worst year ever in ATV deaths with 54. Although the trend remained high the next several years, there has been optimism recently as the death toll has dropped significantly due to educational programs such as ASI Rider Course training.
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