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Princeton, West Virginia is located in Mercer County. Zip codes in Princeton, WV include 24739, and 24740. The median home price in Princeton is $129,000. More Princeton information.

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W.Va. man sues GM over wife's crash death

A West Virginia man has filed a lawsuit against General Motors Corp., claiming a defective ignition switch in a Chevrolet Cobalt caused a 2006 accident that killed his pregnant wife.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Intelligencer

Black Lung Help Is Sought

A retired coal miner who suffers from black lung disease urged Congress on Tuesday to help clear a backlog of claims of fellow miners who have the disease.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Vandals hit swimming pool at the Princeton City Park

Princeton police officers are currently investigating a report of vandalism at the public swimming pool in Princeton City Park.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung

Robert Bailey of Princeton, West Virginia, addressed a Senate panel Tuesday. The panel was holding the hearing in response to a series by the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News on black lung benefits claims for miners.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Former Mercer County Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges

Princeton , West Virginia A former Mercer County teacher has pleaded guilty to sex charges involving students.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Federal porn charges brought against former Mercer child care worker

A Mercer County man who was arrested in November 2013, on state charges of possessing pornographic images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct now faces federal charges related to the same investigation.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Arby's restaurants now closed in both Bluefield and Princeton

A popular fast-food restaurant chain has closed its doors in both Bluefield and Princeton.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Deputy provides description of police impostor, his vehicle

More details emerged Sunday from the Mercer County Sheriff Department's investigation into a male subject who used a blue, bubble-style dash light to initiate a traffic stop of a female driver Friday night on Route 20 near Athens.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

A trip down memory lane: Cruisers get nostalgic on Mercer Street

Cars of multiple models and vintages started arriving on Mercer Street early Saturday evening to participate in a ritual that brings back fond memories for some people and happy new experiences for newcomers - the cruise night.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Paving project set for heavily traveled section of U.S. Route 460 in Princeton

A paving and milling project is expected to begin Monday along a heavily traveled section of U.S. Route 460 in Mercer County.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Awards Grants For Repairs At Historic Sites

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Nineteen repair and restoration projects at historic sites in West Virginia will receive $469,000 in state development grants.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Trial date set in Princeton nightclub slaying

A trial date was set Thursday for a Mercer County man who was charged with first-degree murder after the December 2013 shooting death of a man outside a local nightclub.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Solicitation of a minor: Case heading to grand jury

Probable cause was found Wednesday against 44-year-old Johnnie Ray Champ, a Princeton man accused of offering a Beckley mom $104 to have sex with her 5-year-old daughter.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Region 1 Planning Council in Princeton awarded $70,000 for economic development strategies

The Region 1 Planning and Development Council in Princeton has been awarded a $70,000 federal grant to assist in preparing economic development strategies for Mercer, McDowell, Monroe, Summers and Wyoming counties.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Veteran recalls capturing bank robber

Ralph Cumber lives quietly now after a long life that included South Korea's brutal winters to a chance encounter that led to a bank robber's arrest.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Task Force Arrests Man Wanted On Soliciting Minor Charge

Princeton , West Virginia Authorities said a man wanted for allegedly soliciting a minor was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield man arrested for sex offender compliance violations

A Bluefield man was arrested Thursday for failure to register as a sex offender after he was found to be in violation during a routine compliance check.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Images of Mercer County bank robber caught on bank surveillance camera

Surveillance video images of the man who robbed City National Bank in Princeton at gunpoint have been released by the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Parent company of Chick Fil A closes on property in Princeton

The parent company of the popular Chick Fil A restaurant chain has acquired land along Courthouse Road in Princeton, officials said Wednesday.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Manhunt continues

Customers stopping at their local bank Tuesday afternoon were bewildered when they saw a Closed sign taped to the front door, but not for long.

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