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Hurricane woman dies in early morning car accident

HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Around 2 a.m. Friday, a woman lost control of her car while driving east on Virginia Avenue in Hurricane -- an incident that turned deadly. Hurricane Mayor Scott Edwards said the woman’s car ended up on the side of the road near railroad tracks after flipping many times.
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Shots fired in Charleston causes mixed reactions from residents

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Madison Ellis said he is a regular at some of the businesses around the 200 block of Leon Sullivan Way. “The only thing you have here you look, you see is the post office, the Clay Center, the bank and a couple of businesses and they’re not rowdy or anything. They’re pretty peaceful,” he said Friday. “It’s a real quiet area here no heavy traffic, no drugs, no violence none of that.”
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Pay raise for all W.Va. state workers takes effect

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) - A five percent pay increase for all W.Va. state employees took effect on Friday, July 1, 2022. The increase was passed by lawmakers earlier in the year in the 2022 session. In an interview with WVVA News on Friday, Raleigh County Republican Del. Brandon Steele credited...
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21-year-old from Huntington reported missing

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A 21-year-old from Huntington has been reported missing, according to the Huntington Police Department. Police say Jeremiah Beltz was last seen Wednesday, June 29, in the 100 block of 8th Avenue near the railroad tracks. He was wearing a white shirt with black sleeves and black...
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Events planned throughout Charleston during Sternwheel Regatta

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — The Regatta is in full swing in the City of Charleston. Several activities are happening on Kanawha Boulevard as the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta makes its return in a big way. There are events going on all over town, not just on Kanawha Boulevard. Friday afternoon at Slack Plaza, there was a […]
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Dozens honor Medal Honor Recipient Woody Williams

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -Dozens of people turned out to honor Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams. Williams died early Wednesday morning surrounded by his family at the VA Medical Center which bears his name. ”He was 98. On Saturday at 8 a.m. large crowd gathered at...
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Storms will slow, not stop, weekend events

(WOWK) — UPDATE: Storms did fire Friday afternoon and subsided just in time for most of the main area events. We anticipate a similar situation on Saturday as seen in the newest forecast video. The main change to the forecast was the much smaller chance of rain on the 4th of July with lots of […]
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Memorial services honor Woody Williams

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Gov. Jim Justice has invited all West Virginians to honor America’s last World War II Medal of Honor recipient, West Virginia native Hershel “Woody” Williams, during memorial services on Saturday and Sunday. Starting at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, 13 News will begin...
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Road Trippin' at the Mothman Museum in Point Pleasant, W.Va.

It’s a phenomenon known around the world by millions. It’s the legend of Mothman at the world's only Mothman Museum in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. "Where else in the world are you going to find an entire museum and town devoted to a giant winged creature that no one really knows what it was?" asked Brittany Sayre, a staff member at the museum.
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Williams Asked Manchin To Push For Shelter At Veterans Cemetery

Woody Williams made a final request to U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday. Williams, the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, died on Wednesday. But days before, he asked Manchin to move forward with plans to build a shelter at the Kinnard national veterans cemetery in Dunbar.
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Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health thanks Young for leading health department

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health on Friday issued a statement thanking Dr. Sherri Young for her work as health officer and executive director. Young led the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department for three years. She left the agency to focus on a new role as associate chief medical officer to the CAMC Health Network.
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Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Echard ready to climb back in the ring

PARKERSBURG — Dustin Echard is set to make his return to the ring on Saturday, July 23 inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center for Southside Rumble 8. Echard, who last fought in December of 2019, will bring a 17-3 record with a baker’s dozen knockouts into the main event against Blake “KO King” Mansfield. The 5-foot-9 North Carolina native is 7-4-1 with four wins by knockout.
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The Wild Ramp to celebrate 10 years with birthday party

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Enjoy free cake, a Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams tasting, tours of the new Online Food Hub, meeting local producers and more at The Wild Ramp’s 10th Birthday Celebration on Sunday, July 17 (National Ice Cream Day). The festivities will take place from 1–4 p.m. at the market, located at 555 14th St W. in Huntington.
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Marshall officially joins Sun Belt Conference, WVU joins as men’s soccer affiliate

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDTV) - Marshall University officially joined the Sun Belt Conference this Friday, leaving Conference USA after a long winded dispute over its departure. Alongside Marshall, Southern Mississippi and Old Dominion will join the Herd as teams to leave C-USA for the Sun Belt. James Madison University also joins the SBC for its first season of FBS football, rounding out the additions for the conference.
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