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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 $169,900 which is roughly $81/per square foot. More Charleston information.

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1 hr ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Pleads Guilty In Identity Theft Case

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A Charleston man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of aggravated identity theft.

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1 hr ago | West Virginia Metro

Freedom lawsuit deadline nears

Time is running out for those who want to file a claim against Freedom Industries in connection to the Jan. 9 chemical leak into the Elk River.

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5 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Mooney, Casey talk taxes, Obamacare, global warming

Rather than raise taxes, Republican Alex Mooney advocates putting national parkland on the auction block, the Republican candidate for Congress said at a West Virginia Business & Industry Council forum here last week.

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10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

DEP holds final hearing on drilling

A handful of passionate opponents spoke out Wednesday against proposed rule revisions for the disposal of waste material from drilling sites.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Blighted Homes An Issue All Over Charleston

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia There is probably no corner of the city which does not include a boarded-up home or two.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Miners Gather In Pittsburgh To Fight For Their Jobs

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Organized by the coal industry in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania, approximately 2000 union workers and other coal supporters gathered at a minor league soccer stadium to oppose President Barack Obama's energy policies.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

State Fire Marshals Say Smoldering Cigarette Ignited Couch, Causing Fatal St. Albans Fire

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia State fire marshals said a smoldering cigarette ignited a couch in a living room, causing a house fire in St. Albans that killed two people.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WV DHHR Workers Picket Over Large Caseloads

Oak Hill , West Virginia West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources employees picketed outside the agency's Fayette County office to raise awareness over what they call large, unmanageable caseloads.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Two Plead Not Guilty In Kanawha County Murder Case

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A St. Albans woman accused of killing her mother and the man accused of helping her both pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new indictments.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Hundreds Of Citations Handed Out In WV For Texting, Cell Phone Use While Driving

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia State Police handed out hundreds of texting and cell phone citations -- the most by far out of six state police agencies participating in a distracted driving enforcement project.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Say Teen Robbed In Downtown Charleston

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Charleston police said a man and two others robbed a teen, taking his shoes, shorts, cell phone and $5.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Say Home Where Neglect Arrests Made In Deplorable Conditions; Mother Disputes Claims

Leslie Rubin, Jeff Morris, Kaylin Searles Reported: Jul. 30, 2014 11:49 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 30, 2014 1:16 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Police said the house on Garvin Avenue where they found a child living in deplorable conditions was roach infested, had bed bugs and the ceiling was falling in at the residence.

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Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

School staffers prep for 2014-15

Jefferson County Schools administrators will get a chance to discuss the nationwide learning target Common Core during a staff development program today at the Quality Hotel Conference Center in Harpers Ferry.

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Coal Valley News

Water Ways is a great way to 'beat the heat'

Water Ways features five water slides; a relaxing lazy river; a Jr. Olympic sized pool; two kiddy pools with waterfall, swings and slides; 18 hole miniature golf; large sun bathing areas, picnic shelters to accommodate 250 people with grill and bathroom facilities and eight other shelters.

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Martinsburg Journal

Our Children, Our Future' Campaign returns

Michael Wuest, a member of the Youth Leadership Association at Martinsburg High School, wanted to know what is needed so young people like himself would be able to stay in West Virginia.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Proposal Calls For Backup Drinking Water Source At Coonskin Park

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two men have submitted a proposal calling for a mountaintop lake in Charleston that would serve as a backup drinking water source.

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WV Attorney General Sues Obama Administration Over Health Care Law Fixes

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is suing President Barack Obama's administration over allegations of hand-picking which laws to follow.

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Bond Doubled For Man Accused Of Shooting Charleston Bouncer

Taisha Walker Videographer: Taisha Walker Reported: Jul. 29, 2014 5:43 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 5:53 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A Kanawha County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday increased the bond for one of two men accused of shooting down a Charleston bouncer.

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Charleston Distance Run Key Registration Deadlines Near

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia When it comes to a race, there is something to saving it for the end.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Huntington Fire Ruled Accidental

Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia Huntington's mayor said a weekend fire in a building has been ruled accidental.

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