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Old dynamite found in Tygart Hotel in Elkins

ELKINS, W.Va (WDTV) - A reporter on the scene says crews have unblocked the roadway. Stokes says Davis Avenue has reopened, and the scene is all clear. Officials said old dynamite was discovered in the Tygart Hotel in Elkins. People are asked to evacuate and avoid the area near Davis...
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All-clear given after dynamite found in old Elkins hotel

ELKINS, W.Va. (WBOY) — Old dynamite was safely recovered Wednesday afternoon from a historic hotel in Elkins. The City of Elkins said contractors were conducting renovations on the old Gassaway Hotel, which is being converted into the Tygart Hotel, when they discovered old dynamite and alerted authorities just after 3 p.m. The Elkins Police Department […]
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Multiple Elkins buildings evacuated following dynamite discovery

ELKINS, W.Va. — Multiple buildings in Elkins were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after contractors renovating the Tygart Hotel discovered dynamite in the building. Police officers and firefighters ordered the evacuation. Authorities also closed Davis Avenue between 2nd and 3rd streets. The West Virginia State Police Explosives Response Team responded to...
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Man catches largest channel catfish ever in West Virginia

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced that another catfish record has been broken in the state. The 17-year record for the largest channel catfish caught in West Virginia was broken fittingly on West Virginia Day, June 20, during free fishing weekend. Allen Burkett of Criders, Va., caught the record channel catfish […]
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Dynamite discovery closes portion of downtown Elkins

ELKINS, W.Va. – Elkins residents are being asked to avoid Davis Avenue between Second and Third Streets. Old dynamite was discovered in the Tygart Hotel, formerly the Gassaway Hotel. The West Virginia State Police Explosives Response Team arrived on scene just before 4 p.m. Wednesday and issued the order...
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Angler breaks 17-year record for largest channel catfish caught in WV

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - A 17-year record for the largest channel catfish caught in West Virginia was broken on Tuesday, the state Division of Natural Resources said. On June 20, Allen Burkett, of Criders, Va., caught a channel catfish that weighed 36.96 pounds and measured 40.59 inches in length.
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Angler breaks West Virginia's long-standing channel catfish record

A 17-year record for the largest channel catfish caught in West Virginia has been broken, according to the state Division of Natural Resources. On June 20, Allen Burkett, of Criders, Va., caught a channel catfish that weighed 36.96 pounds and measured 40.59 inches long. Burkett was fishing with chicken liver...
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