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Charleston, West Virginia is located in Kanawha County. Zip codes in Charleston, WV include 25360, 25328, and 25304. The median home price in Charleston is $139,900 which is roughly $78/per square foot. More Charleston information.

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Local news for Charleston, WV continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Tourism Commissioner Retiring After 37-Year Career

West Virginia Tourism Commissioner Betty Carver is retiring after a 37-year career working for the state.

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7 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Circus Arrives In Town

All the animals and performers of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus have arrived in Charleston, and they're ready to show you the Greatest Show on Earth.

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11 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Charleston Swears In Six New Police Officers

Six new officers have joined the ranks of the Charleston Police Department. Mayor Danny Jones and Chief Brent Webster held a swearing in ceremony on Thursday for the new officers.

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15 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Court Documents Say Police Chase, K-9 Unit Led Police To West Side Murder Suspect

Court documents said a Detroit man who is being charged with a West Side murder was tracked down after a police chase and was identified by a witness.

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17 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

House of Delegates honors Lincoln County business

The West Virginia House of Delegates recently honored a Lincoln County business, issuing a legislative citation in naming it a Mountaineer success story.

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21 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Robert Cottrill

He was born October 18, 1936, in Charleston, WV, one of eight children born to the late O.B. and Flossye Thompson Cottrill of Morgantown, WV.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Search Called Off In Reported Plane Crash In Kanawha; Plane Lands Safely At Yeager

A search for a plane that some witnesses believed had crashed in the Marmet area has been called off.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Motorcycle Rider Taken To Hospital Following Crash

One person was taken to the hospital after an accident involving a motorcycle in South Charleston on Wednesday.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha Judge Bars Kanawha Prosecutor, His Office From Prosecuting Certain Cases

Kanawha Circuit Judge Duke Bloom has ordered that Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants and his office not prosecute certain cases.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Say Bystander Wounded In Shooting On Charleston's West Side

Charleston police said a bystander was wounded on Wednesday during a shootout on the city's West Side.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Elephants To Chow Down At Annual Feast Thursday In Charleston

Manners go out the window when these behemoths belly up to the buffet bar. The 16th Annual Pachyderm Picnic - featuring elephants from the Ringling Bros.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Eyewitness News Hosts Town Hall On Water Crisis

Eyewitness News hosted a second town hall meeting focusing on the water crisis at the historic Labelle Theater in south Charleston on Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha Co. Forum Identifies Drug Abuse, Obesity Among Top Concerns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. Helping improve the health of our community is the goal of an area coalition.

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WNYC-AM New York

Justin Townes Earle On Mountain Stage

Justin Townes Earle makes his third appearance on Mountain Stage , recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

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West Virginia Metro

Charleston attorney criticizes Supreme Court allowance of FOIA fees

A Charleston attorney predicts the state Supreme Court's ruling will have a "chilling effect" on West Virginia's residents seeking public documents through FOIA requests.

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Insurance Journal West

Lawsuits Over West Virginia Chemical Spill Moved to District Court

Lawsuits against Freedom Industries Inc., whose leaky chemical tank polluted drinking water in West Virginia, were transferred from bankruptcy court to federal district court in Charleston last week to "assure efficient case administration."

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West Virginia Metro

Another worker fired at Arch Coal's Mountain Laurel Complex

A second employee at Arch Coal's Mountain Laurel Complex in Logan County has been fired in connection with a federal investigation focused on a possible kickback and billing scheme, according to WVOW Radio - a MetroNews affiliate.

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Martinsburg Journal

Journal Junction for April 22

I realize that the Department of Highway is not spending money to do potholes, but it would be nice if they would start cleaning up everybody's garbage on Vanmeter, Short and Bowers roads.

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Charleston Daily Mail

Endorsement: Good choices abound for 35th District Republicans

Voters in Kanawha County's 35th House of Delegates District are in the rare position of having more quality candidates to choose from than there are positions available.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Charleston Tables Race Fee Proposal But Concerns Remain

CHARLESTON, W.Va. A battle is continuing to brew here in the Capital City, over a proposed change for groups who hold distance runs.

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