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2 People Taken to Hospital After Head-On Collision

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Emergency crews took two people to the hospital around 2:30 a.m. Thursday morning after a head on collision in Clarksburg.

1 Person Taken to Hospital After Interstate Accident

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Harrison County 911 said one person was taken to the hospital after a tractor trailer flipped over on Interstate 79.

Artwork To Be Unveiled in Buckhannon

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The fifth installation of artwork in the art in public places program will be unveiled Thursday night in Buckhannon. The program is hosted by Art 26201. The mural “Evening Star” will be located on the corner of Main and Kanawha streets. This mural is a series of projects to celebrate and promote the creative and inspirational opportunities in Buckhannon. “It all ties in with this Arts 26201 movement, that started a few years ago and people wait with what's next?...

Accuser Takes The Stand In The Suspended Harrison County Magistrate Mark Gorby Trial Video included

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Testimony continues in the trial of a suspended Harrison County Magistrate. Mark Gorby is accused of sexually abusing a female relative. 

TALA Challenges Attractions In Flood Relief Video included

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The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is challenging other tourist attractions to contribute to flood relief efforts.

Another Area County Eligible For FEMA Relief Video included

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Another area county has been added to those eligible for relief from FEMA.

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Returns to Clarksburg For 4th of July Video included

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The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra is coming back to Clarksburg for the 4th of July. The event will be held this Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Clarksburg Amphitheater. 

Small Business Owners in Gilmer County Receive Business Advice Video included

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Small business owners in Gilmer County are getting some advice on building their business. The Waco Center at Glenville State College hosted a ResourceU program today. 

Weston Man Convicted of Sexual Abuse in Alaska Accused Again

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A Weston man was arrested and charged with sexual abuse after he allegedly abused a 7-year-old girl and a 5-year-old girl.

City of Weston Welcomes New Dentist Office Video included

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The city of Weston welcomed a new business today. The Family Dentistry of Weston opened in Garton Plaza today with a ribbon cutting. 

Congressman McKinley Speaks on Issues Affecting Marion County Video included

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Congressman David McKinley met with the Marion County Commission this afternoon to talk about issues affecting the county.

MECCA 911 Hires New Director Video included

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Monongalia County’s 911 now has a new director. Interim director James Smith was recognized on Wednesday morning by the Monongalia County Commission as the new Director of the Monongalia County Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency and MECCA 911. 

County Commission Authorizes Final Star City TIF Payment Video included

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The Star City TIF project has officially been paid off. Monongalia County Commission approved the final payment on Wednesday morning after some discussion. 

Flooding Cleanup Raises Health Concerns Video included

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As more volunteers head to the flooded areas of the state, there are health concerns during the clean-up. 

Clarksburg Man Arrested for Allegedly Smoking Marijuana With His Children

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A Clarksburg man was arrested and charged with child neglect after he allegedly smoked marijuana with his two children on Locust Avenue.

Variety of Organizations, Businesses Collect Donations for Flooding Victims

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A variety of locations across the area are accepting donations to help aid West Virginia residents affected by flooding.

'Make A Wish' Makes One Elkins Family's Dream Trip A Reality

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Make a Wish is making one child in Elkins dream come true, allowing her family to take a trip to Disney World in Florida.

Popular West Virginia Musicians Help With Flood Relief

Volunteers with the Shinnston Fire Department pose with the Davisson Brothers, Owen Schmitt, and Andy Ross. Volunteers with the Shinnston Fire Department pose with the Davisson Brothers, Owen Schmitt, and Andy Ross.
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The Davisson Bros Band, Andy Ross from American Rebel, and Owen Schmitt donated several items to the Shinnston Fire Department to help them provide relief to flooded areas in West Virginia.

WVU Researchers React to Record Volkswagen Settlement Video included

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Volkswagen is preparing to settle a lawsuit over the company’s cheating on emission testing. A consent decree has been filed and soon the auto maker could be paying over $14 in the settlement. This all began with research conducted at West Virginia University. 

Webster County Residents Continue To Dig Out After Flooding Video included

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Thursday's heavy rains and flooding swept through areas all over Webster County.

Peformance Chevrolet Puts Trucks to Use in Flood Relief Efforts Video included

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The business has provided personal trucks and drivers for deliveries.

Community Care of West Virginia is Offering Free Tetanus Vaccinations Video included

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A rural based health organization is offering free tetanus vaccines to people affected by last week's floods in West Virginia.

Area Fire Departments Collecting Supplies For Flood Victims Video included

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Several fire departments in the area are collecting cleaning supplies and other items for flooding victims.

Educators Go Back to School for AP Training Video included

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Hundreds of Advanced placement teachers are in Morgantown this week, but this time it’s their turn to take classes. 

WVU Challenge Camp Focuses on Female Engineers Video included

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This week female high school students are getting a taste for engineering at the “Growing Roots in STEM” Challenge Camp hosted by the West Virginia University Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. 

Juror Replaced in Suspended Harrison County Magistrate Mark Gorby's Trial Video included

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The trial of a suspended Harrison County magistrate began Tuesday with opening statements. 

Elkins City Council Looks to Make Shooting Fireworks Illegal Within City Limits Video included

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Elkins City Council is looking to pass an ordinance making it illegal to shoot or discharge fireworks in city limits. 

UHC Officials Discuss the Health Needs For Two Counties Video included

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United Hospital Center officials discussed the health needs for two counties. UHC and West Virginia University School of Public Health works together on a community health needs assessment for Harrison and Doddridge counties. 

Local Italian Restaurant Giving Portion of Sales to Flood Victims Video included

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A restaurant gives a portion of its sales to the flood victims. Julio's Cafe in Glen Elk will donate 25 percent of it's pasta sales. 

Marion County Names New Litter Control Officer Video included

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Marion County has a new litter control officer. Kenny Ice was sworn in today at the County Clerk's Office. 

Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison After Police Find 600 Oxycodone Pills

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A Bridgeport man was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison after he was found in possession of more than 600 oxycodone pills.

Fireworks & Other Independence Day Celebrations Scheduled Across Area

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A variety of fireworks and other Independence Day celebrations will be taking place across the viewing area.

Spencer Adkins, WBOY Alumnus, To Be Inducted into West Virginia Broadcasting Hall of Fame

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The selection committee of the West Virginia Broadcasting Hall of Fame announced today that eight broadcasting professionals will join the 195 current members of the West Virginia Broadcasting Hall of Fame on Sept 17, 2016, at the Museum of Radio and Technology in Huntington, which includes a WBOY Alumnus, and Chief Meteorologist at WOWK 13 News in Charleston, Spencer Adkins...

Randolph County Grand Jury Indicts 30 Including Man Who Attempted to Drown State Trooper

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A Randolph County Grand Jury indicted 30 people during the June 2016 term.

UPDATE: 63-Year-Old Buckhannon Woman Killed After Motorcycle Hits Deer

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According to the Harrison County Sheriff's Department, Denise Pulliam, 63, of Buckhannon, was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday.  It happened at about noon on Route 20, near Romines Mills.

Celebrating Volunteers: Emily DeMotto Video included

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Giving back to the community is a way of life here in West Virginia. This month we head to Randolph County where we meet a very special volunteer.    

Jury Selection Concludes in Suspended Magistrate Mark Gorby's Trial Video included

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Jury selection has concluded in the trial of the suspended Harrison County magistrate accused of sexually abusing a female relative. Prosecutors said Mark Gorby sexually abused an eight-year-old female on four occasions between 2005 and 2006 and then again in 2009.  In 2015 he was indicted on 5 felony counts of sexual abuse. 

Division of Forestry Preparing for Major Layoffs

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The West Virginia Division of Forestry is preparing for the potential of 42 layoffs by the end of this week that would not only result in the loss of those jobs, but the loss of educational programs as well.

Kenny the Kangaroo Visits Sundale Nursing Home Video included

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A visitor from Kennywood brought back some fond memories for residents at Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown. Kenny the Kangaroo from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania visited to add some excitement to the nursing home Monday afternoon.

Preston County Commission Discusses Assistance With Flood Relief in the Area Video included

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Preston County Commission met Monday morning and discussed flood relief in the area. The Preston County Office of Emergency management monitors the E Team through the State Emergency Operations center. Any requests that go though the center will prompt teams from preston county to send help. 

19-Year-Old Morgantown Man Arrested After Police Find Xanax, Marijuana

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A Morgantown man was arrested after police said they found Xanax and marijuana in his vehicle.

PACE Enterprises Holding Electronic Recycling event Video included

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A free community electronics recycling event is being held Tuesday June 28th at Mylan Park Ruby Community Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Boy Scouts Accepting Donations for Flood Victims Video included

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The Boy Scouts of America are beginning a collection of items for flood victims in Southern West Virginia on Monday.  

WVU Hosts 'Ages of Engineering' Challenge Camp Video included

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West Virginia University is in the second week of their Challenge Camps for middle school students interested in engineering. 

Runners Will See Changes in this Year's Morgantown Marathon Video included

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The Morgantown Marathon has a lot of differences that runners will see for this year’s events. The race course will be a lot livelier for those running the 26.2 Almost Heavenly Miles. Plus, there will be a change in the 23rd mile of the course.

Supplies Still Needed To Help Flooding Victims Video included

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Clean up of flood damage continues in many southern areas of our state. 

4 Taken to Hospital After 3-Vehicle Accident on I-79 in Marion County

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Four patients were transported to the hospital after an accident on Interstate 79 in Marion County Friday afternoon.

Log Truck Accident Sends 1 Man to Hospital, Closes Road in Barbour County

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A log truck accident has sent one man to the hospital and temporarily closed a road in Barbour County.

State Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Canyon Village

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West Virginia State Police, along with the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department, responded to Canyon Village in Morgantown early Saturday morning after one person was shot in the leg.

National Weather Service Confirms EF-1 Tornado in Barbour County Tuesday Evening

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After the very active severe weather pattern within the past week to week and a half, the National Weather Service in Charleston has confirmed a tornado in Barbour County last Tuesday Evening...

Library at Morgantown Church Dedicated to Earl L. Core Video included

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The space will be filled with materials that reflect his writings, teachings, and can also be used for study by people in the church and the community. 

Powerball ticket sold in Beckley worth $1M

A Powerball ticket worth $1 million has been sold in West Virginia.

American Red Cross Assisting with Flood Relief Video included

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The American Red Cross is deploying to all the areas across the state the have seen heavy flooding and damage. 

Broadway Community Garden Dedicated in Clarksburg Video included

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The garden is located on East Main Street across from Capitol Avenue.

Shinnston Fire Department Holds Successful Flood Drive Video included

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The fire department estimates that $250,000 worth of supplies has been donated thus far.

Webster County Continues Clean Up After Flood Video included

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Communication services and electricity were out for some time. Most areas have been restored, and all utility companies are working as quickly as they can to restore services.

Communities Donate in Response to Recent Flooding Video included

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Items still can be dropped off at all four locations Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Weather Channel Visits Flooded Parts of West Virginia as Clean-Up Continues

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As the recovery continues from the historic flooding in West Virginia, it has been gaining National Attention, including The Weather Channel, which made a stop in West Virginia on Saturday...

Federal Disaster Declaration Granted for West Virginia Counties

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The declaration will provide individual assistance, which includes emergency medical support, housing and addresses a number of immediate needs, to residents in Kanawha, Greenbrier and Nicholas counties.

Webster County Cleaning Up After Flood Video included

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Residents are getting together helping one another get through the flood by cleaning up the debris left from the storm.

Police Investigate Robbery at First Exchange Bank in Morgantown

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According to MECCA 911, the Morgantown Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Friday afternoon.

Rare Car Auction Displays 65 Years of Packard History Video included

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Over 65 years of Packard car parts and memorabilia, all collected by Warren L. Bates are being auctioned in Fairmont this weekend. 

Recycled Tires to be Collected in Monongalia County

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Monongalia County is offering residents a way to dispose of old tires. 

A Look at the Olympics: Wrestling Video included

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“To be able to compete out on the biggest stage for wrestling, it’s like our Super Bowl for us in a sense. To be able to represent the U.S. on the biggest stage is just amazing." 

Sobriety Checkpoint in Morgantown

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The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Friday beginning at 8 p.m. and ending at 2 a.m. Saturday on U.S. Route 19 (Mileground Road). 

Harrison County Hosts School Readiness Meeting Video included

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Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five.  

Bridgeport High School Students Take Part in International Thespeian Festival Video included

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This week, Bridgeport High School theatre students are back in Lincoln, Nebraska to take part in the International Thespeian Festival. 

Area First Responders Work Together to Provide Aid Those in Southern WV

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 Thursday night, Flood waters forced Forty-four counties, in the southeastern part of the state, to undergo a state of emergency.  That's when  Harrison County 911 Director Paul Bump offered his teams assistance.  

Contestants Compete in Miss West Virginia Preliminary Competition Video included

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Thursday evening, the Metropolitan Theater housed the first preliminary round for the Miss West Virginia, and Miss West Virginia Teen Pageant. 

Juvenile Suspect Arrested in Morgantown on Arson and Other Charges

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A juvenile has been taken into custody following a string of criminal activities, including four counts of third degree arson auto tampering, destruction of property, breaking and entering and transferring/receiving stolen property.

Murray Energy strikes 5-year agreement with coal miner union

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America's largest coal-mining company says it's reached a tentative labor agreement with unionized miners.

Morgantown Holds Special Meeting on Coal Sale Video included

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The City of Morgantown and the Monongalia County Development Authority approved an agreement in a special council meeting Tuesday, for improvement of property surrounding the Morgantown Airport, which contains residual surface coal. 

Road Leading to Snowshoe Resort Collapses Due to Flooding

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Route 66 leading up to Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Pocahontas County collapsed due to flooding. 

WVDOT Releases List of Roads Closed Due to High Water

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According to the West Virginia Department of Transportation, the following roads in our viewing area are closed...

State of Emergency Expanded to 44 Counties in West Virginia

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West  Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has declared a State of Emergency in Greenbrier and Nicholas Counties of West Virginia. Appropriate personnel and resources have been mobilized to respond to the emergency, and the Director of the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has been delegated certain administrative poweres necessary to facilitate the provision of essential emergency services.

$3K Check Presented To Help Buckhannon Fourth of July Celebration Video included

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Activities will begin at 4 p.m. at Jawbone Park with fireworks at night.

Lewis County Residents Recovering From Storm Damage Video included

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When Alexis Fisher woke up Thursday morning, she thought the storms overnight had passed without incident; her trash cans were still outside and upright, and nothing else looked out of the ordinary.  But a call from her mom, who lives across the county line in Lewis County changed all that.

Miss West Virginia Pageant Being Held in Morgantown Video included

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Contestants from all across West Virginia are in Morgantown this week preparing to compete for the titles of, Miss West Virginia and Miss West Virginia's Outstanding Teen. 

Toughest Bike Race in the World Passes Through Harrison County Video included

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The toughest bike race in the world is passing through our area today. These riders are not only cycling hundreds of miles, but are doing so in severe weather. 

WBOY-TV Partners with the Salvation Army to Collect Canned Goods Video included

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WBOY-TV is partnering with the Salvation Army to collect canned goods through a competition called "We Can End Hunger." 

Fairmont Police Release Additional Information Regarding Officer-Involved Shooting Video included

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The Fairmont Police Department has released additional information regarding Wednesday night's officer-involved shooting near Muriale's Restaurant.

Chris Stadelman Named Governor Tomblin's Chief of Staff

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Chris Stadelman replaces former chief of staff Charlie Lorensen. Lorensen is returning to the private sector.

City of Buckhannon Gathering Ideas For Bicentennial Anniversary Video included

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The planning meeting will be held on Monday, June 27 at Buckhannon City Hall starting at 6 p.m.

WVU Forensic Science Department Offering Hands-On Experience to Young Scientists Video included

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The WVU Forensic Science Department is hosting it’s annual summer camp to help start the career of some young scientists. 

Spark! Imagination and Science Center Free for Military Families Video included

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Spark! Imagination and Science Center in Morgantown is doing something special for military families this summer. 

Clarksburg Woman Arrested for Allowing 6-Year-Old Daughter to Smoke Marijuana

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A Clarksburg woman was arrested after multiple sources told police she provided her 6-year-old daughter with marijuana.

Fortune 500 Headquarters Expected to be Built in Monongalia County Video included

Preliminary Outlines for the West Ridge Business Park in Monongalia County. Preliminary Outlines for the West Ridge Business Park in Monongalia County.
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From different events for West Virginia University, to getting your healthcare needs getting taken care of from WVU Medicine, you’ve probably been to Morgantown recently. You may have noticed some construction happening right across Interstate 79 on the west side of the county. It’s all because of the Monongalia County TIF and it’s expected to bring improvements for the entire region.

Banks District VFD Warns of Impassible Roads in Upshur County

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According to the Banks District Volunteer Fire Department, the following roads in Adrian and French Creek are impassible following severe weather. 

Ritchie County Nursing Home Evacuated Due to Flooding Video included

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The Pine View Nursing And Rehabilitation Center in Harrisville was evacuated Thursday morning due to flooding in the area.

WV Natural Resources Police End Search For Missing Kayakers

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UPDATE: The two missing kayakers have been found according to West Virginia Natural Resources Police Captain WW. Brogan III.

West Virginia Service Dogs Support Group Offers Demonstration

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West Virginia Service Dogs Support Group met and at Immaculate Conception Parish Hall Wednesday evening with its members in hopes of showing some training and demonstrations.  

MonPower Reports Power Outages Across Viewing Area

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MonPower is reporting power outages across the viewing area.

BREAKING: Law Enforcement Officials Respond to an Incident at Muriale's

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Law enforcement officials responded to an incident at Muriale's restaurant in Fairmont Wednesday evening.  According to Fairmont City Police Chief Steve Shine, Fairmont Police were notified of a stolen vehicle out of Harrison County.  Police approached the vehicle with a male and female inside to get more information. According to Chief Shine, the responding officer felt threatened and shot at the male driver.  Both the male driver and female occupant were ...

New Playground Installed at Glendale Park Video included

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A new playground has been installed at Glendale Park in Elkins.

Mon Power Prepares For Possible Storm Damage

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Mon Power is actively monitoring the threat of severe weather that is forecasted to occur in the Mon Power territory, spokesman Todd Meyers said. 

Doddridge County Man Arrested After Deputies Find $250K Worth of Marijuana Video included

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The Doddridge County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man after they said they found a quarter-million dollars worth of marijuana in his home.

North Bend State Park Offers The Ultimate Outdoor Experience Video included

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In an effort to encourage people to explore the great outdoors North Bend State Parks has introduced its "Quest" program.

Food Bus Rolls Into Lewis County Video included

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Lewis County Schools have renovated the inside of a spare school bus to turn it into the Food Bus.

Monongalia County Assessor's Office Moves to New Location Video included

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The Monongalia County Assessor's Office moved to its new location. The offices will stay in the county Courthouse, but are now located in a larger space on the third floor.  

Energy Express Returns to Peterson Elementary Video included

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Lewis County students won't be falling behind in their studies this summer. Energy Express has returned to Peterson Elementary, for a five week program that focuses on writing, drama, and art, while also providing students with two healthy meals each day. 

Monongalia County Commission Discusses Records Storage Video included

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Monongalia County Commission discussed consolidating the county’s record storage system at their Wednesday afternoon meeting. 

Monongalia County Announces New Online Mapping System Video included

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Monongalia County announced a new Geographic Information System website that is now available for public use. 

Illegal Bear Hunting Investigation Results in Arrest of 8 Men on 77 Charges

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An illegal bear hunting investigation by West Virginia Natural Resources Police resulted in the arrest of eight men on 77 charges.

Fire Crews Put Out Apartment Complex Fire Video included

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Crews in Monongalia County responded to an apartment complex fire around 5 p.m. this evening.  The fire started at on the top floor of an apartment complex on Pinnacle Height Drive.  Star City Fire Chief, Kris Osecky, said the fire crews had the fire under control relatively quickly.  No occupants were in the apartment at the time of the fire. According to Osecky, the power to the building has been shut off and residents will have to vacate the building. The state ...

4 Men Found in Morgantown Charged With Illegal Reentry Into The U.S.

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Four men found in Morgantown have been charged with illegal reentry into the United States. 

Fairmont Woman Arrested for Leaving Children Home Alone

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A Fairmont woman was arrested and charged with child neglect Monday after leaving her young children home alone, according to Fairmont Police.

Clarksburg Police Search for Man Using Stolen Debit Card

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The Clarksburg Police Department is requesting help to locate the man pictured for using a stolen debit card at various locations in Clarksburg. 

Several People Transported After Single Vehicle Rollover Accident On I-79

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Three people were transported to the hospital after a single vehicle roll over accident in Harrison County. According to Bridgeport Police, it happened around 8:40 Tuesday evening on I-79 near the Jerry Dove Exit. All three people were transported to United Hospital Center with non-life threatening injuries. Police believe the accident was weather related. The Bridgeport Police Department will be handling the investigation.

Emergency Crews Respond To Fire at Buckhannon Business Video included

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Emergency crews are currently on scene at a reported structure fire at a business in Buckhannon. According to fire officials, the fire started at 5:10 p.m. on Old Weston Road at Top Line Exhaust.  The fire is under control and fire crews are on scene containing hot spots. Stay with 12 News for more updates. 

Main Street West Virginia Announces Award Winners Video included

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The Art of Elkins hopes to bring residents into businesses to explore and learn.

Nature Odyssey Camp Returns To Stonewall Resort Video included

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Kids in Stonewall Resort were getting a science lesson of a different kind this week as part of the resort's third annual Nature Odyssey Camp.

Lewis County Commission Collecting Items For Time Capsule Video included

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One area county is getting ready to celebrate a big anniversary, and they're asking for help from local residents. 

Police Release Name of Man Killed in Randolph County Accident

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State Police have released details of a fatal accident in Randolph County. The accident happened Saturday morning on Route 33 near Bowden. 

ViaAir Recommended as New Essential Air Service Carrier for NCWV Airport Video included

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The Benedum Airport Authority voted last week to recommend ViaAir as the new Essential Air Service (EAS) carrier for service at North Central West Virginia Airport.

Former Grafton High School Football Player Seeking Concussion Treatment Video included

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Aasin Edison had a dream of playing college football after his senior year with the Grafton Bearcats, but a concussion in September 2015 changed everything. 

Elkins Welcome Center To Celebrate 10th Anniversary Video included

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The Elkins Depot Welcome Center will celebrate 10 years of operation.

Marion County Schools Seek to Continue Partnership Offering Mental Health Services Video included

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Marion County schools seek to continue a partnership, offering mental health services to students. 

United Way Day of Action Brings 130 Volunteers Out in The Community Video included

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"It just shows that we are all here and we all "Live United" and we're all working together to make it a better place," said Tina Yoke, Executive Director, Harrison County United Way.  

Weston Couple Arrested for Possessing Materials to Make Meth

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A Weston couple was arrested Friday after deputies said they found materials to make methamphetamine in their home. A Lewis County sheriff's deputy was assisting the Day Report Center by performing a home check on Jeremy Ables, 31.  Ables' father told deputies he was living in a cabin up on a hill, and when deputies responded to the cabin, they found Ables and his girlfriend, Tanya Taylor, 37. Deputies then observed an empty gallon jug of camp fuel, one box of children's Zyrtec...

4 Tunnelton Residents Arrested on Meth Charges

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Four residents of the Childers Mobile Home Park in Preston County were arrested this week on methamphetamine-related charges.

Test It Tuesday: Angry Mama

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Angry Mama claims to be the fast, easy way to clean your microwave using vinegar and water, but will she be your right-hand woman in the kitchen? 

Ritchie County 4-H Campers Help to Combat Worldwide Hunger Video included

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Richie County 4-H Campers are packing 10,000 meals with the goal of ending hunger.  These 10,000 meals will be used to support school feeding programs in 73 different countries worldwide.

Motorcyclist Transported to Hospital After Hitting Deer

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Deputies said Richard Strickland, 50, was driving a motorcycle on the Anmoore ramp at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday when he struck a deer. 

Mother of Convicted Killer in Skylar Neese Case Seeks Judgment

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The mother of one of Skylar Neese's convicted killers filed a motion last week for judgment in her favor in a civil suit surrounding the case.

Anchorwoman fired for Facebook remarks on race sues station

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A Pittsburgh newscaster fired after her comments in a Facebook post about a shooting were deemed racially insensitive is suing the television station, claiming she was let go because she is white.

WVU to receive $1.2M to train more advanced nurses

West Virginia University is receiving a grant of more than $1.2 million to train advanced practice nurses.

Fairmont Sales Tax Increase To Take Effect July 1st

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Shoppers in Fairmont city limits will see an increase to their expenses soon. 

WV Wildlife Center Celebrates WV Day Video included

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On Monday morning, a 2000-gallon fish tank was the center of attention at the West Virginia Wildlife Center.

Project HOP2E Weight Loss Challenge Winners Reflect On Competition Video included

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Project HOP2E of Taylor County recently wrapped up its weight loss challenge. 

The Great American Petting Zoo is Coming to Clarksburg Video included

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The Great American Petting Zoo is coming to Clarksburg. The menagerie has toured the mountain state since last month. 

WVU, City, and County Celebrate Safe Community Designation Video included

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Morgantown received its formal recognition as a Safe Community this on Monday afternoon. 

United Way of Marion County Combines Fun and Fashion For a Good Cause Video included

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United Way of Marion County is combining fun and fashion for a good cause. It will host a "Coach Purse Bingo Event" this Sunday, at the Knights of Columbus in Fairmont.

Threat of More Gun Control Means Big Business For Local Gun Retailers Video included

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The threat of stricter gun control laws also means big business for local retailers. 

VA Hospital Officials Work to Rectify Bed Bug Issue

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After receiving several tips about bed bugs at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, 12 News has confirmed those reports with hospital officials.

WBOY Teams Up With The Salvation Army To Collect Canned Goods

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WBOY is partnering with the Salvation Army to collect canned goods through a competition called "We Can End Hunger." 

Power Outage Planned in Stealey Area of Clarksburg

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According to Mon Power, an emergency power outage will take place in the Stealey area of Clarksburg Monday night beginning at 11 p.m. until Tuesday at 3 a.m. 

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The City of Morgantown celebrated West Virginia Day by unveiling a new piece of art that’s been five years in the making, honoring Colonel Zackquill Morgan, the Founder of Morgantown. 

West Virginia Day Celebrated Along I-79 Video included

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Visitors coming into the state had the opportunity to celebrate West Virginia Day right after crossing the line from Pennsylvania. 

Several Changes Coming For This Year's Morgantown Marathon Video included

The Morgantown Marathon teamed up with Experient to offer lodging during the event weekend. The Morgantown Marathon teamed up with Experient to offer lodging during the event weekend.
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Coming off of the high of a successful inaugural year, the Morgantown Marathon is back for round two, this year with bigger and better improvements.

UPDATE: Woman Charged After Accidental Death of Teenage Boy in Fairmont

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Fairmont Police have arrested and charged Amy Jones, 39, with child neglect after a teenage boy accidentally shot and killed another boy while in her apartment.

LeBron ends the debate, no one can deny his greatness now

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By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer The drought is over for Cleveland, and the debate is over as well.

Americorps Looking for Workers in West Virginia Video included

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The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is looking for new additions to their Preserve West Virginia Americorps Program. 

PAWV Expands Historic Theatre Trail With Grant

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The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia has expanded their Historic Theatre Trail by adding six new theaters across the state. 

Greater Clarksburg Kennel Club Holds Dog Show at Mylan Park

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The Greater Clarksburg West Virginia Kennel Club held their annual Dog Show at Mylan Park. At the Greater Clarksburg West Virginia Kennel Club Dog Show, World Class Dogs were showcased from around the country.  

Summer Knight Cruzin' Association Holds Annual Father's Day Car Show

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Some father- son bonding took place Sunday at the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Assylum with the 19th Annual Summer Knights Cruzin' Fathers Day car show.  Sunday, over 170 cars from all over the state were on display.

Two Arrested After Toddler Is Found Wandering Alone Outside

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Two people were arrested in Lewis County after deputies said they found a 3-year-old wandering on Main Street in Jane Lew without shoes.

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Monongalia County Thursday Afternoon

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After the severe weather on Thursday Afternoon, the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has confirmed a tornado did touchdown in Monongalia County...

Bridge Dedication Honors Fallen Hero Robert Taylor

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Friday, Senator Kent Leonhardt, Delegate Roger Handshaw and U.S. Army Colonel John Hess dedicated the bridge crossing Leading Creek in Troy, WV. This was in memory of U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Robert D. Taylor who was killed on November 13, 1991 in a helicopter accident. 

Hundreds Gather in Morgantown to Honor Orlando Shooting Victims Video included

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Hundreds of people gathered in Morgantown last to honor the victims of the Orlando shooting. 

WBOY Participates In Nationwide Volunteering Campaign Video included

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As WBOY celebrates Founder’s Day with its parent company, Nexstar, its stations across the country participated in service projects.

WBOY and WVi Volunteers Work With Red Cross in Morgantown Video included

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WBOY and West Virginia Illustrated volunteers were also in Morgantown for Nexstar’s Founder’s Day. 

79th American Legion Boys State Comes to a Close Video included

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The 79th American Legion Boys State will come to a close tomorrow at Jackson's Mill. Students there have been learning about the facets of American culture and government. Those not involved in the political organization of their own state took one roles and emergency personnel, journalists, or bank officers. "Now that I'm here, I've spoken my voice a lot more. I know people do like to listen to other people's opinions. People will listen to you if you're out there and you're ...

Attorney General Morrisey Takes His Anti-Drug Campaign Around the State Video included

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Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is taking his latest anti-drug campaign around the state. Morrisey visited Boys State today to speak to the high school seniors there.

New Phase of Development at Local Park

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A new phase of development will start next month at Palatine Park.

Several Area Counties Experience Power Outages Following Storm Video included

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Several area counties experienced power outages from last night's storm. 

Green Berets Receiving Training at WVU Medicine Video included

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WVU Medicine now has a first of its kind partnership with the U.S. Army Special Forces. 

Nexstar celebrates 20 years with Founder's Day of Caring Video included

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Here at Nexstar Broadcasting, we are preparing to celebrate “Founders Day.”

Power Outages Affecting Thousands in North Central West Virginia

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Several thousand customers are being affected by power outages through out North Central West Virginia. 

A Look at the Olympics: Equestrian Video included

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This week’s Look at the Olympics focuses on one of the only sports where males and females compete equally against one another. 

Main Street Morgantown Bringing Art to Downtown Video included

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Main Street Morgantown is receiving funding to install art around the city.   

Campus Police Conduct Active Shooter Drill At Fairmont State University Video included

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The Morrow Hall dorms at Fairmont State had a much different feel on Thursday than the average school day.

WVU Medicine Programs Receive National Awards Video included

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Two WVU Medicine – WVU Hospitals programs were recognized with “Get With the Guidelines Awards” this week. 

115 Nexstar Stations Participate in Founder's Day of Caring

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WBOY is partnering with the American Red Cross in celebration of Nexstar's Founder's Day of Caring. 

WANTED: Police Search For Man Who Escaped Custody Video included

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Police in Weston need your help finding a man who escaped custody early Wednesday. 

STORMTRACKER ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for Region through Thursday Night...

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With severe thunderstorms in the forecast tonight, the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire region through Thursday Night...

FBI Discusses Heroin Epidemic With Morgantown Community Leaders Video included

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The FBI office in Pittsburgh came to West Virginia for the first time to discuss opioids and heroin addiction not just with law enforcement, but with the community and local leaders as well.   

Wilson Martino Dental Holds Healthy Kids Drive Video included

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Wednesday was the West Virginia Healthy Kids Drive at Wilson Martino Dental in Fairmont.  This is a free dental day that all Wilson Martino Dental Offices Put on each summer.  

WVU to Hold Candlelight Vigil In Response to Orlando Tragedy Video included

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In response to the tragedy in Orlando on Sunday, several West Virginia University groups have joined local businesses and faith communities to organize a vigil on Thursday, June 16, at 8 p.m. at Woodburn Circle.

WBOY Partners with the American Red Cross in celebration of Nexstar's Founder's Day of Caring Video included

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WBOY is partnering with the American Red Cross in celebration of Nexstar's Founder's Day of Caring. We'll be in Clarksburg and Morgantown this Friday to install smoke alarms in homes. 

Heatstroke and Sunburns Become More Likely as Summer Heats Up Video included

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As the summer heats up, heatstroke and sunburns become more likely if you're not careful. Emergency physicians at United Hospital Center remind everyone it's important to keep an eye on how you're feeling so symptoms of heat exhaustion don't turn into a hospital visit. 

Marion County Business Learns How to Deal With an Active Shooter Video included

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A Marion County business learned how to deal with an active shooter on their premises. The Department of Homeland Security in Marion County spent time training employees at a popular family recreation area Wednesday morning. 

West Virginia United Health System President and CEO to Retire

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West Virginia United Health System's president and CEO will retire at the end of August. Dr. Christopher Colenda has been with the company for 7 years. 

Monongalia County Delegate No Longer Seeking Reelection

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A Monongalia County delegate is no longer seeking reelection. The Associated Press reports Republican Brian Kurcaba cited family reasons for deciding not to seek a second term in the House of Delegates. 

'Ageless Friends' Making U.S. Debut at Metropolitan Theatre Video included

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An award winning documentary honoring veterans will making it’s United States debut at the Metropolitan Theatre in Morgantown this Saturday, June 18th.    

Summer Nutrition: Healthier Salad Substitutions Video included

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A salad can easily go from a nutritional meal to unhealthy, but paying attention to how it’s built can help. 

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