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Harman School Funding Underway As Students Face Relocation for the 2014 School Year Video included

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The close knit community of Harman stood together, voicing their concerns at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting. The Randolph County Board of Education has decided that the Harman School will temporarily close.

NWS Confirms Tornado Touched Down In Harrison County

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Representatives from the National Weather Service office in Charleston were in North Central West Virginia Tuesday to learn more about the storm that caused so much damage over the weekend. 

Tornado Confirmed in Pleasants and Ritchie from Sunday's Storm

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 Struck Sunday Evening with wind gusts to 100 MPH.  

Fairmont Completes Phase 1 of Automatic Meter Reading Project Video included

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You've heard of smart phones, but what about a smart meter? The city of Fairmont's utility board is bringing that new technology to customers as a way to help them save money and the environment.

Marion County Man Behind Bars, Charged with Sexual Abuse

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A Marion County man is behind bars after sheriff’s deputies said he forced a 12-year-old girl to have sex with him.

West Virginia Agencies Host Workshop on Human Trafficking Video included

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First responders, police officers, and educators from our state attended a workshop on Human Trafficking and related issues. West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center and the Department of Homeland Security hosted the event.

Delaware Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty; Charges Against Smallwood Dropped

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The state of Delaware will not prosecute a West Virginia University running back on a witness intimidation charge in connection to a murder case.Wilmington Police charged Wendell Smallwood with a felony count of active intimidation to prevent a victim or witness from causing a complaint. Smallwood was accused of trying to intimidate a witness at the request of his friend, Zakee Lloyd. Following Lloyd's guilty plea Tuesday in the April 14, 2012 murder of Manuel Oliveras, the state entered a no...

UPDATE: Old Bar Catches Fire in Monongah

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The fire was on Freedom Highway at the Old Rusty Spur in Monongah. Fire departments responded just after 9 p.m. Friday.

State Police Investigating Motorcycle Crash in Marion County

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State police in Marion County are continuing to investigate after a man crashed his motorcycle on Interstate 79 Sunday.

UPDATE: Lewis County Sheriff's Office Investigating Possible Hit and Run

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The Lewis County Sheriff's Office investigates a possible hit and run near Walkersville.

Balloon Release, Memorial Service in Honor of Clarksburg Shooting Victims Video included

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One year ago four people lost their lives in a shooting in Clarksburg.  It was the shooting that left the city numb with grief and fear.  Saturday, the community told family members they haven't forgotten and continue to stand with them.

4 Charged in Harrison County Arson Scheme Video included

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Four people have been charged with first degree arson, burning insured property, and conspiracy in connection to a December 1, 2011 fire in the Laurel Valley area of Harrison County.

Skylar Neese Murderer Transferred to Lakin Correctional Facility Video included

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A Monongalia County woman convicted in the July 2012 stabbing death of Skylar Neese has been transferred to an adult prison following her eighteenth birthday.

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5 People Injured in I-68 2 Car Collision

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It happened just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 68 near exit 10. 

Fire Destroys a Doddridge County Home Video included

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A fire destroyed a Doddridge County home after fire crews battle the fire late Sunday night.

A Harrison County Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Charges

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A West Milford woman pleads guilty to falsely filing a tax return three years go.

UPDATE: Revised list of dangerous animals released; future meetings set Video included

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Committee also clarified the guidance for caging requirements and lowered some of the registration fees.

Manchin brothers at odds over $1.7 million loan

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Dr. John Manchin II has gone to court to force his brothers, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III and Rock Manchin, to repay $1.7 million he loaned them to plump up the family’s failing business nearly 20 years ago. He also is asking the court to give him the one-third interest in other family assets he says his brothers promised him, plus interest and costs.

Fairmont's Connectivity Plan Sets Out to Get Community in Motion Video included

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Fairmont's revitalization of its downtown is an ongoing effort, but a grant from the West Virginia Development Office and the Benedum Foundation could help to get things moving - literally. 

Postal Unit Robbed at Ashebrooke Mini Mart, Exxon in Morgantown

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West Virginia State Police and the United States Postal Inspection Serviced are investigating a burglary at the Ashebrooke Mini Mart and Exxon in Morgantown.

Spelter Man Arrested on Incest Charges

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Spelter man on multiple sexual abuse and incest charges.Adam Lee Conrad, 37, is accused of sexually abusing a 16 year-old-girl.

Truck Driver Cited in Route 50 Crash Near Wilsonburg Video included

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Two people were transported to the hospital after an accident on Route 50 on Wednesday afternoon.  .

West Milford, WV, postal worker gets five years' probation for embezzling more than $15,000

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 Christy D. Ruble, 32, of West Milford, West Virginia, former officer in charge of the West Milford post office, was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to make more than $15,200 in restitution for embezzlement from postal accounts.

State Treasurer Warns Residents of Unclaimed Property Postcards

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West Virginia residents should be aware of postcards circulating in the mail that promise recipients an unclaimed property search.West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue is warning residents not to call the phone number listed on the card as it does not originate from the treasurer's office. When calling the number, a prompt asks for a seven-digit personal identification number which is provided on the green card. Typing the number results in another prompt, which directs callers to begin a...

Rowlesburg Man Dead Following ATV Crash

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A Rowlesburg man is dead after an ATV crash Thursday night.Frank Boe Preston, III, 22, of Rowlesburg was pronounced dead at the scene after being thrown from 2003 Polaris four wheeler on Saltlick Road just before 8 p.m., said West Virginia State Police Trooper First Class J.T. Gallaher.

West Virginia State Police Wraps Up Drug Eradication Effort Video included

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The West Virginia State Police has wrapped up one of its biggest drug eradication efforts.

1 Transported to Hospital After Motorcycle Accident in Fairmont

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The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating a motorcycle accident that occurred on Pleasant Valley Road in Fairmont.

Morgantown Man Arrested on Incest Charges

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The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man and charged him with two counts of incest, one count of sexual abuse by a custodian, and one count of sexual assault by a custodian.Matthew Clinten Johnson, 30, of Morgantown, was arraigned on the charges and is being held in North Central Regional Jail in lieu of $150,000 bail, according to a news release from the sheriff's department.

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