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SOUTH CHARLESTON (AP) — With one death already reported, West Virginia wildlife officials are urging hunters to use a harness and other safety measures when they hunt from a tree stand. Lt. Tim Coleman of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources says nine tree stand incidents in the state have resulted in life-threatening injuries. […]

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — There’s no quit in Geno Smith. The West Virginia quarterback was considered a front-runner in the Heisman Trophy race only a few weeks ago as he led the Mountaineers to a 5-0 start and a Top 5 ranking. Two losses later, Smith has the task of pulling both himself and No. 23 […]

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Longshots billiard hall in Charles Town will host a pre-holiday season catalog show Nov. 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. Appetizers, drink specials and door prizes will be offered. Bring your unwanted gold to sell. A special raffle will be held to benefit Jocelyn Rodearmel, who was diagnosed with stage four metastatic breast cancer. Donations […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Two organizations are looking for volunteers to help with disaster relief efforts in Nicholas County. Catholic Charities is working with West Virginia Volunteers Active in Disasters to identify and coordinator efforts. Authorities have said snow drifts in the county have approached 5 feet in some places, leading to roof collapses on an […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Attorney General Darrell McGraw is warning West Virginians to beware of scam artists in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has declared a state of emergency as the state recovers from the storm, which dumped heavy snow on the state and left thousands without power. McGraw says it’s not […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Federal court records indicate a Charleston man involved in the 2003 sniper shootings that terrorized the Kanawha Valley has a new plea bargain on gun and drug charges after a judge rejected an earlier deal. The Charleston Gazette reports prosecutors have filed a motion seeking another hearing to allow Shawn Thomas Lester […]

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Cement truck accident on W.Va. 9 cleared

An overturned cement truck that crashed on W.Va. 9 has been cleared from the road, according to Captain Daniel Fritsch of Citizens fire company. Personnel from Blue Ridge, Citizens and Independent Fire Companies responded to the accident, and Fritsch took over as incident commander. Personnel from the Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency, Berkeley County and […]

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Jefferson’s seniors were able to celebrate their special night as the Lady Cougars completed the regular season with a 3-0 win over visiting Berkeley Springs. Seniors Megan Hovis and Molly Langland played the entire match as the Lady Cougars recorded winning game scores of 25-14, 25-23, and 25-15. Hovis had six kills and Langland was […]

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BUCKHANNON — Once-beaten Buckhannon scored the last goal, breaking a 2-2 tie, in the Class AAA, Region II girl’s soccer finals to edge Washington by a goal. The Brooklyn Waddell goal sent the Buccaneers on to the state tournament as one of the Final Four teams remaining. Washington actually scored the match’s first goal when […]

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The six seniors on Washington’s 2012 volleyball roster played the entire match when the Patriots completed the regular season with a 3-0 win over visiting Berkeley Springs. In winning by game scores of 25-14, 25-19, and 25-6, the Patriots had Emma Bryan get 37 assists and serve five aces and Elizabetha Leinhard get 14 kills. […]

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