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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 $161,900 which is roughly $79/per square foot. More Charleston information.

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1 hr ago | West Virginia Metro

Police uncover sex-robbery scheme

South Charleston police were still looking Friday for a 19-year-old woman who they allege has been using the promise of sex to operate a robbery scheme.

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1 hr ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Air Checks Not Planned During WV Tank Removal

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia State and federal environmental officials say they don't have a way to monitor air quality as chemical storage tanks are taken down at the industrial site that fouled public drinking supplies for 300,000 West Virginia water customers.

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2 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Cheap Eats Available Friday

Kaylin Searles, Martin Hicks Reported: Jul. 11, 2014 8:04 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 11, 2014 8:43 AM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Foodies can almost dub this Friday as "Free Food Friday" with the multiple cheap eats that are available.

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7 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

People Try to Make a Difference Picking Up Trash

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Trash seems to be a problem in some areas of Charleston, but on Thursday several people did the dirty work themselves to help tidy up one area.

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11 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Possible Water Rescue At Haddad Riverfront Park

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Crews are on the scene of a possible water rescue in Charleston.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Post and Courier

Friendly streets for Charleston

Peninsula Charleston's streets have changed dramatically. More cars are being driven, and more drivers are on their cell phones.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Study Says WV Spilled Chemical Could Be More Toxic Than First Thought

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A new study shows a chemical that spilled into West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply in January could be more toxic than a previous test indicated.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Involved In Hit And Runs Dies From Injuries He Receives After Flipping Vehicle

Bob Aaron, Jeff Morris Reported: Jul. 10, 2014 3:13 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 10, 2014 5:26 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Authorities said a driver who hit multiple vehicles and fled the scene has died from injuries he received when he flipped his vehicle on Interstate 79 near Mink Shoals.

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West Virginia Metro

Oklahoma House member: Social Security disability is not unemployment

New leaders are making changes within the Social Security Administration, but Republican Congressman Jim Lankford said it will take years to fully implement the kinds of reforms the agency needs - especially when it comes to disability benefits.

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West Virginia Metro

Monsanto settlement claims office opens in Nitro

Years after the Monsanto plant near Nitro closed its gates for good, those who lived in the shadow of the herbicide plant finally have resolution in a longstanding court battle with the company.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Deaf, Blind School Workers Fight For Jobs

Associated Press Also Contributing: Kaylin Searles Reported: Jul. 10, 2014 8:30 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 10, 2014 8:47 AM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Child care workers at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind are asking the state Board of Education to reconsider a new policy requiring them to obtain an associate's ... (more)

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Fire Departments Get Funds For Gear

Associated Press Also Contributing: Kaylin Searles Reported: Jul. 10, 2014 8:13 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 10, 2014 8:21 AM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Local fire departments are sharing more than $10,000 from West Virginia American Water to buy gear and training materials.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Charleston Sinkhole Repairs Under Way; Officials Hope Intersection Reopens Thursday Evening

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Charleston Sanitary Board officials said they hope to have a city intersection back open Thursday evening.

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$11k fine for West Virginia company that poisoned water for 300k people

The banks of the Elk River, where Kanawha County emergency services eventually determined the chemical had seeped through a secondary containment barrier, is seen on January 10, 2014 in Charleston, West Virginia.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Ryan, Warren To Campaign For WV U.S. Senate Candidates

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two big political names are about to get involved in the race for U.S. Senate in West Virginia.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Group Proposes Changes To Charleston Traffic Patterns

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Imagine Charleston unveiled its proposed plans Wednesday evening, which include changing some of the city's one-way streets back to two-way traffic.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Bond Reduction Denied For Charleston Father Charged With Child Neglect Resulting In Death

Taisha Walker Videographer: Taisha Walker Reported: Jul. 9, 2014 6:24 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 9, 2014 9:35 PM EDT Winfield , Putnam County , West Virginia Bond will remain at $500,000 for a Charleston father charged with child abuse resulting in the death of his son.

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Williamson Daily News Online

Former judge hires new attorney in his case

The former circuit judge of Mingo County has named a new attorney to represent him in his attempt to have his 50-month federal prison sentence reconsidered.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud In Kickback Scheme

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A 52-year-old Logan County man faces up to three years in prison after admitting to filing false tax returns in connection with a kickback scheme that authorities said involved an Arch Coal official.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Boy Scouts OK Merger Of Two WV-Based Councils

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Being prepared is the first rule in scouting.

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