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West Virginia United Health System Rebrands As WVU Medicine

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The West Virginia United Health System has announced a new statewide brand that will link together all of their locations in a more uniform manner - WVU Medicine.

Clarksburg Man Arrested For Leaving 11-Month-Old Child in Car

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A Clarksburg man was arrested after officers said he left his 11-month-old child in the car.

PA Fugitive Last Seen in Monongalia County

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The U.S. Marshals Service and the Morgantown Police Department are searching for a Pennsylvania fugitive in Morgantown.

Former DOH Official's Body Found After Federal Indictment Video included

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The West Virginia Department of Transportation's Secretary Paul Mattox issued a statement regarding and confirming the death of former Division of Highways Equipment Division's Director Robert Andrew.

Clarksburg Man Convicted of Sexual Assault Could Face Longer Sentence Video included

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A Harrison County man convicted of raping and robbing an 83-year-old woman in 2001 appeared in court Wednesday.Adam Bowers, 29, of Clarksburg could see part of his sentence increased. Prosecutors filed a recidivist against Bower in connection with one of the two first-degree sexual assault convictions.Bowers admitted Wednesday to those charges. Judge Thomas Bedell was not ready to accept his admission.Bowers sentencing is scheduled for September 14, 2015 at 9 a.m.

1 Flown, 2 Transported After Marion County School Bus Accident

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A Marion County school bus was involved in a collision Wednesday afternoon.  Emergency crews responded to East Main Street just after 2 p.m.  

Restaurant Road Trip: Slight Indulgence Video included

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Paninis, vegan friendly items, gluten-free, fresh soups and salads are just a few of the delicious items served up everyday.

Fairmont Woman Arrested After Deputies Allegedly Find Cocaine in Car

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A Fairmont woman was arrested Tuesday night after a deputy allegedly found drugs in her car.

Marion County Home Damaged in Overnight Fire Video included

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A Marion County home was damage after a fire broke out Wednesday.

Shinnston Water Line Replacement Project Moving Forward Video included

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Shinnston City Council will meet Friday to consider appointing an interim city manager and appointing an audit committee.

2 Structure Fire at Laurel Run Lake Campgrounds Video included

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There was a two-structure fire at Laurel Run Lake Campgrounds, outside of Fairmont.

Five Men Convicted for Involvement in Steroid Distribution Ring

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Five men were convicted and sentenced for their involvement in a steroid distribution ring, according to the US Attorney's office.

Woman Hospitalized After Dog Attack Now Conscious Video included

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A woman was attacked by five boxers in Summit Park.

Bruceton Mills Man Arrested After Telling Police He Sexually Abused 13-Year-Old Girl

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A Bruceton Mills man was arrested after police he say he sexually abused a 13-year-old female relative throughout the month of July.

USS LST-325 Sails Through Ohio Valley

USS LST-325 will stay docked on the North Shore in Pittsburgh until September 8 USS LST-325 will stay docked on the North Shore in Pittsburgh until September 8
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People from around the Ohio Valley gathered along the banks of the Ohio River Monday to catch a glimpse of the old USS LST-325. The ship was designed in 1942 to land battle ready tanks, vehicles, soldiers, and supplies directly onto enemy beaches and was once used in the waters of the D-Day invasion in Normandy back in 1944. This floating landmark is the last fully-operational WWII LST. It left Cincinnati last week and traveled up river to Pittsburgh where it will stay docked on the No...

UPDATE: Suspect Captured After Meth Lab Bust in Clarksburg Video included

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department took Justin Golden into custody early Tuesday morning after deputies say he ran from police after a meth lab bust last Friday.

Shinnston City Manager Resigns Video included

Travis Blosser Travis Blosser
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Shinnston City Council met as whole Monday evening, where City Manager Travis Blosser,23, announced he plans to leave. 

MORGANTOWN MARATHON: Runners will Experience a Difficult Path in the First Ward of the City Video included

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Steep inclines, a show of who's out front, and the thought of being just about complete is what's in store for participants on this Marathon Mondays.

Small House Fire in East View Causes Minor Damage

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A small fire in a home in East View was put out quickly Monday afternoon.

Man Flown to Hospital After Hitting Tree on Route 26 in Preston County

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A man was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital after a single-vehicle accident on Route 26 in Preston County Monday.

Vacant House Fire Breaks Out Beneath Route 50 Exit

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There is an abandoned house on fire beneath the Second Street exit on Route 50. 

Tractor Trailer Crash Shuts Down I-79 Southbound

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A tractor trailer rolled on its side near mile marker 137 on I-79 southbound. 

Ritchie County Police Find Missing Man's Body in Woods

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The man reported missing out of Ritchie County was found dead at 9:15 a.m. Monday.

Philippi McDonald's Helping Boy With Medical Expenses Video included

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Wade Smith is an 8-year-old boy from Barbour County.

Harrison County SCAD Unit Arrests 3 on Heroin Charges Video included

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department's Street Crimes and Drug Unit arrested three people on drug charges. Emily Floyd, 21, of Salem, Gianna Scott, 19, of Clarksburg, and Dimetri Ripley, 29, of McKeesport, PA. were all charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute and conspiracy to distribute heroin. 

Marion County Board Of Education Reacts To Crowded Bus Concerns Video included

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A photo circulating social media suggests that one Marion County school bus is overcrowded.

Wanted Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child Brought Back to Fairmont

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Robert Richards, 66, was extradited from Vermont Thursday by the West Virginia State Police Crimes Against Children Unit and brought back to Fairmont.

Human Remains Found in PA Near Location of Missing Fairmont Man's Car Video included

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State police in Pennsylvania have found human remains that could be linked to the disappearance of a Fairmont man. 

3 People Arrested After Man Found Unconscious on Clarksburg Porch

Terrance Hilliard, Zachary Hilliard and Kelsi Riddle Terrance Hilliard, Zachary Hilliard and Kelsi Riddle
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Three people have been arrested in connection to the assault on Dustin Baldwin on August 19 in the Stealey area of Clarksburg.

Mannington Man Charged with Manufacturing of Marijuana Video included

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office confiscated 11 marijuana plants at a Mannington residence on Wednesday afternoon.

Morgantown Woman Sentenced for Involvement in Drug Trafficking Ring

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A Monongalia County woman was sentenced for her role in a multi-state heroin and oxycodone trafficking operation.United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld announced that Loren Delaney, 24, of Morgantown was among 21 people charged in a 65 count indictment.The operation involved moving both heroin and oxycodone across state lines from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Morgantown.Delaney plead guilty in March 2015 to one count of aiding and abetting distribution of oxycodone.The leader of...

Fairmont Man Arrested For Growing Marijuana At Home Video included

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A man is arrested after Marion County deputies find marijuana plants in his home.

WVU Supports Morgantown Municipal Airport Runway Extension Project Video included

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The Morgantown Municipal Airport is still on track to extend it's runway by more than one thousand feet."We still hope to get the majority of the work from the Air Force Reserve," said Glen Kelly, the Interim Airport Director. "As we found when we met with them, they can do things that we didn't even realize."

Kraft Heinz Food Recalls Turkey Bacon Products

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Approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products have been recalled by Kraft Heinz Food Company, according to the USDA. 

Marion County Sheriff's Department Purchases Armored Vehicle Video included

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The Lenco BearCat is now the property of the Marion County Sheriff’s Department.

Local Pastor Helps Bring Hostage Situation To Safe Close Video included

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t was something that most in Barbour County could never expect to happen there, but Tuesday's hostage situation at Philip Barbour High School shocked many if not most of the county's residents.

Philip Barbour Community Looks Ahead After Hostage Situation Video included

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The 14-year-old male suspect police say is responsible for a hostage situation at Philip Barbour High School Tuesday is in jail after an emergency hearing before Barbour County Circuit Judge Alan Moats.

Pittsburgh Man Cashes $10K Worth of Fraudulent Checks Near Morgantown, Police Search for 2 Other Men

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The Preston County Sheriff's Office responded to the Reedsville branch of Clear Mountain Bank Monday after a man tried to cash a fraudulent check.

Marion County Man Arrested for Having Cocaine in Vehicle

Willie Marbury, 30 Willie Marbury, 30
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A Marion County man is behind bars for cocaine possession.On August 26, Marion County sheriff’s deputies pulled over a vehicle because of a defective brake light. Deputies noticed an odor of marijuana from the vehicle. A search was conducted and deputies located marijuana and a Crown Royal bag with two bags of white powder inside. Lab results later confirmed the substance was cocaine.Willie Marbury, 30, of Carolina, was charged with possession with intent to distribute ...

Woman Sentenced to Year in Jail After Fatal Hit and Run in Star City

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A woman has been sentenced to one year in jail after a hit and run in Star City in May 2014.

Fairmont Man Arrested and Tackled After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Officer

Antonio Cottingham Antonio Cottingham
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A Fairmont man was arrested Sunday after he ran from police and then pointed a gun at an officer.

TV news crew at WDBJ in Virginia gunned down during live interview, gunman dead

Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, a reporter and cameraman respectively for CBS Roanoke affiliate WDBJ-TV, died in the shooting, the station's general manager, Jeff Marks, said during a live broadcast later in the morning. Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, a reporter and cameraman respectively for CBS Roanoke affiliate WDBJ-TV, died in the shooting, the station's general manager, Jeff Marks, said during a live broadcast later in the morning.
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Police are investigating after a gunman killed a reporter and videographer for a CBS affiliate in Virginia in a shooting that was broadcast live Wednesday morning.

Students Safe, Suspect in Custody Following Hostage Situation at Philip Barbour High School Video included

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According to WV State Police, the suspect of the Philip Barbour High School hostage situation was a male student at the school.

Maryland Man Convicted of Possessing Stolen Firearms

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Nevyou Alemu, 21, of Gaithersburg, MD, was convicted August 25 of possessing stolen firearms, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Lumberport Woman Sentenced to 15 years for Voluntary Manslaughter

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A Lumberport woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, August 25 for voluntary manslaughter in the March 2014, death of a Clarksburg man.Tracy Boal, 20, was given the maximum sentence possible. 

Judge Removes Himself from Case Involving WVU Hazing Incident Video included

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A Monongalia County judge removed himself from a case involving two WVU students who hazed Nolan Burch.

2 Men Arrested After Shooting in Morgantown

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Morgantown Police have arrested two men following a shooting last Friday. August 21.

MISSING JUVENILE: State Police Say Missing Teen Has Been Found Safe

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State Police are looking for Michelle Nicole Hamilton of Daybrook area, Monongalia County.Police say she has been missing for the past couple of days. Her parents say she ran away from home near the Blacksville area.Hamilton is 5'8", 135 lbs, with blue eyes and black hair.Anyone with information or that knows where she is at, please contact West Virginia State Police, Morgantown Detachment at 304-285-3200.

MARATHON MONDAYS: The 6th Ward of Morgantown Shows a Change for Runners

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Runners can be aware of two things once they hit the 6th Ward in the Tour Morgantown Marathon. First of all, they are just over half way done; runners are just past the 14 mile marker.

Theodore Newlon Trial Begins August 24 Video included

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The trial is scheduled to last a week.

UPDATE: Man Killed After Crashing Vehicle in Marion County Video included

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The Marion County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that a man was killed after crashing his car Sunday night.

Harrison County SCAD Unit Arrests 3 on Heroin Charges

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department's Street Crimes and Drug Unit arrested three people on drug charges. The Harrison County Street Crimes and Drug Unit, along with the Clarksburg Police Department, and State Police attempted an undercover buy of heroin, Friday night. 

2 Taken to Hospital After Crash on Route 50

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 According to witnesses, he attempted to make a left turn onto Route 50 eastbound when he ran the red light and was struck by a large pickup truck owned by KLX Energy Services, that was heading westbound.

Clarksburg Voters Decide To Renew Excess Levy Renewal Video included

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Clarksburg voters decided to continue the city's capital improvement excess levy.

Woman Flown to Ruby After Harrison County ATV Accident

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One woman was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital after an ATV accident in Harrison County.Harrison County 911 said crews were dispatched to the Rails to Trails area in Gypsy just after 2:30 p.m., Saturday.

UPDATE: Taylor County Woman Charged With Murder After Husband's 2012 Death

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The Grafton detachment of the West Virginia State Police has released more details after arresting a Taylor County woman and charging her with first-degree murder.

Fairmont Couple Arrested After Police Find Children Within Reach of Drugs

Dominick Coker and Patricia Copen Dominick Coker and Patricia Copen
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A Fairmont couple was arrested on child neglect charges after deputies responded to their apartment Thursday due to an argument.

Lewis County Man Identified Carrying Backpack with Materials to Make Meth

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A Lewis County man has been charged with possession of materials to manufacture methamphetamine.

Salem Correctional Center Inmate Escapes, Flees From Deputies

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A Salem Correctional Center inmate escaped while on work release Friday morning.

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced in Clarksburg for Heroin Trafficking

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Robert Crenshaw, 62, of McKeesport, PA has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for heroin trafficking, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Charges Pending for Driver After Man Climbed Out of Moving Car Video included

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West Virginia State Police say a man named Justin McCloud was driving the SUV that Nathan Shrout climbed out of to his death. 

Middle School Years A Stepping Stone To Success Video included

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It would not be the first day of school without some jitters, anticipation and, of course, excitement. For students entering middle school, the next few years are crucial for their development."5th grade is ‘I'm nervous, I'm scared, I don't know what I'm going into’, and then 8th grade is ‘I have this in my back pocket’," said Cassie Layman, a 6th grade teacher at West Fairmont Middle School.The term 'middle school’ might make these few years jus...

Man Appears in Court After Beating Dog Motionless in Morgantown

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A man was arrested after Morgantown Police said he beat his dog until the animal was motionless at the West Run apartment complex.

Single-Vehicle Rollover Ejects 1 Person and Requires HealthNet Video included

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A single-vehicle rollover on Route 50 near Salem ejected one person and required HealthNet Thursday afternoon.

Truck Driver Charged With Negligent Homicide After Upshur County Fatal Collision

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The driver of a tractor trailer is being charged with negligent homicide after a fatal collision on Route 33 in Upshur County Wednesday afternoon.

Upshur County Man Convicted of Meth Charges

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United State Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld announced that Steven S. Bennett, 39, of Buckhannon was convicted for the manufacture of methamphetamine on Wednesday.Bennett was making meth in Randolph County in October 2014. He pled guilty to one count of manufacturing methamphetamine.  Bennett faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine up to $1 million.Charles Shawn Shannon, 54, of Belington was convicted on Wednesday for trafficking marijuana.Shannon was one of four individuals charg...

Natural Resources Conservation Service Holds Quarterly Meeting in Morgantown

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Several government agencies are teaming up to preserve and conserve West Virginia's natural resources.The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service held its quarterly meeting in Morgantown today.Over a dozen federal, state and local agencies talked about conserving air, water, soil, plants, wetlands, wildlife and agriculture."Conservation is actually a collaborative effort. It's not something you do on your own," said Stacy Ouellette, Public Affa...

Upshur County Family's Dogs Killed Video included

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The McCartney's had two adult female German shepherds; Miley, Gabi, and pups Tennessee and Augustus.

Morgantown Police Search for Suspects After Downtown Altercation Video included

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Police in Morgantown are searching for the people who assaulted and injured a local man Saturday. 

Monongalia County Commission Seeks Funding for First Responders Video included

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After Morgantown police responded to more than 1,000 service calls over the weekend, Monongalia County Commission is discussing ways to better support first responders. 

Lost Creek Man Allegedly Lures Minors Via Fake Facebook Account

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A Lost Creek man is accused of using a fake Facebook account to lure minors over the internet.According to the Philippi Police Department, David Pine, 21, used the fake name "Locochino Digiovanni" to contact a 13-year-old girl.Pine had allegedly posted a photograph of a West Virginia driver's license on the fake accounts' wall, which, after running the number, led police to believe the account was maintained by Pine. Also, the profile photographs on the fake account match the...

Body Found in West Fork River Identified Video included

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The body of the woman found in the West Fork River was confirmed to be Sheila Nethken, according to Marion County authorities.

Harrison County Stresses Importance of Visible House Numbers Video included

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County officials want to remind residents of the Ordinance 5.3 requiring that addresses or building numbers be legible and visible from the street. 

Randolph County Man Convicted on Meth Charges

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According to a press release, Vincent Paul Gibson, 29, of Coalton, West Virginia was convicted Tuesday for manufacturing methamphetamine.Gibson was found in Randolph County with materials used to make methamphetamine, including plastic bottles, batteries, rubber tubing, empty packages of medication containing psuedophedrine, coffee filters, drain cleaners, mason jars, and instant ice compress packs.Gibson pled guilty to one count of possession of material used to manufacture methamphet...

Vacant House Catches Fire in Barbour County Video included

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Fire crews responded to a structure fire in Philippi Monday evening.The fire started just after 9:30 p.m., on Hanging Rock Road in Philippi.Philippi Fire Chief David Utt said the fire started in a vacant home being torn down. Chief Utt believes the fire is suspicious. There were no utilities hooked up to the home.The flames were extinguished within 30 minutes. No injuries were reported.Philippi Fire Department was assisted with fire departments from Belington and Junior. Barbour C...

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