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Major nuisance house in Dunbar to be demolished

DUNBAR, WV (WOWK)—A major nuisance in a Dunbar neighborhood will be demolished on Monday. Dunbar Police Chief Brian Oxley says that a house on the 100 block of 7th St. has had more than 50 police calls in the last couple months, and close to 20 arrests for trespassing, drugs, and stolen property have been […]
DUNBAR, WV
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A coal CEO promised a new luxury hotel to revive their town. It’s still not operating

Something is amiss in the small rural town of Milton, West Virginia. As we recently reported for The Real News, taxpayers in Milton, and in the surrounding county of Cabell, have been on the hook for the generous public assistance failed coal baron Jeff Hoops has received to realize his plans to build the luxury Grand Patrician hotel in the small town on the Kentucky border.
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West Virginia is ready for new rollout 988 number July 16th

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — First Choice Services out of Charleston says it is ahead of the game when it comes to a new national emergency mental health hotline number that is being rolled out across the U.S. July 16th. Many county officials throughout the U.S. say they’re not ready for the new number to take […]
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Man accused of sexual abuse pleads guilty

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK)—A man pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual abuse on Monday. According to Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Charles T. Miller, 28-year-old Luke Aaron Cline pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree sexual abuse. He was accused of sexually abusing the victim in 2019. Cline is being held in the South Central […]
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Boats arrive for the start of Charleston Sternwheel Regatta this week

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 20 boats lined the Kanawha River at Haddad Riverfront Park Monday, with more on the way, ahead of the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta later this week. The event runs Thursday through the 4th of July holiday. Bryan Hughes, member of the Sternwheel Regatta Commission, said...
CHARLESTON, WV
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Why can’t fire departments fill swimming pools?

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — You may think that filling a swimming pool with water from a fire hydrant would be the easiest way to do it. But the reason firefighters can’t is that it is considered theft. According to the Clendenin Volunteer Fire Department, they say West Virginia American Water views using a fire hydrant […]
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U.S. Sen. Manchin of West Virginia declares VA AIR Commission 'dead'

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced the Veterans Affairs Asset and Infrastructure Review Commission will not move forward because it is officially opposed by 12 bipartisan senators, signifying the end of the AIR Commission. Without the Senate’s approval of the commission and its nominees,...
CHARLESTON, WV
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Best Virginia announces change to pre-TBT exhibition game

James Long will be a winner no matter what happens on July 16. Either his Best Virginia squad will win its pre-TBT tune-up game. Or, his college team, West Virginia Tech, will prove to its head coach that it can beat a collection of former D-I collegiate standouts. Best Virginia...
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