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3 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

One Lane Of I-64 Eastbound Traffic Closed After Vehicle Accident

Kaylin Searles, Katelyn Sykes Reported: Jul. 29, 2014 8:17 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 8:34 AM EDT Nitro , Kanawha County , West Virginia Deputies said one Eastbound lane on Interstate 64 near mile marker 44 is closed due to an accident that happened about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Nitro, WV, St. Albans, WV, Jefferson County, WV

15 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

WV UNion PAC Gets $250K Check

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A union-formed political committee in West Virginia has received $250,000 from a construction labor interest group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia, Charleston, WV

19 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Awarded With 23 Litter Control Grants

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The state Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $54,000 in grants for litter control programs to 23 communities, county commissions and solid waste authorities in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, West Virginia, Delbarton, WV, Kenova, WV

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Virginia Court Ruling On Gay Marriage Could Have WV Implications

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A federal appeals court ruling on same-sex marriage in Virginia, could now have implications here in the Mountain State.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Gay/Lesbian, Charleston, WV, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

WCHS-TV Charleston

Dem Vows To Fight For Coal, GOP Calls Claims "Hypocritical"

Kennie Bass Videographer: Troy Morgan Reported: Jul. 28, 2014 6:28 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 28, 2014 6:36 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Democrat U.S.Senate candidate Natalie Tennant's latest ad asks if the White House knows where its electricity comes from? Tennant vows to battle the president's policies to protect West Virginia's ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Charleston, WV, US Governors, Joe Manchin

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Accused In Robbery Has Bond Terms Modified

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A man accused in a violent convenience store robbery tried on Monday to get a Kanawha County Circuit judge to reduce his bond.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Prison, Federal Prisons

WCHS-TV Charleston

Dirty Girl Mud Run Says Its Assets Have Been Acquired By Human Movement

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Human Movement, a Colorado-based event company, has acquired the assets of the Dirty Girl Mud Run, according to a post on Dirty Girl's Facebook page.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Power Outages Reported In Some WV Areas; Possible Tornado In Ritchie County

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Many areas dodged severe weather over the weekend, but several thousand people in West Virginia were without power Monday and there was a possible tornado sighting in Ritchie County.

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Related Topix: Ritchie County, WV, Upper Falls, WV, Charleston, WV, Weather

WCHS-TV Charleston

Power Outages Reported In Some WV Areas; Possible Tornado In Ritchie County

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Many areas dodged severe weather over the weekend, but several thousand people in West Virginia were without power Monday and there was a possible tornado sighting in Ritchie County.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Ritchie County, WV, Upper Falls, WV, Weather

WCHS-TV Charleston

U.S. House Candidates Secure Prominent Endorsements

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Candidates running for U.S. in West Virginia's 2nd Congressional district have received prominent endorsements recently.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Charleston, WV

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Emergency Officials Offer Advice On What To Do In Case Of Tornado

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Tornado watches were issued for the Eyewitness News viewing area on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Upper Falls, WV, Charleston, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Clay Center Hosts Family Fun Day

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia It's been a day of family fun at the Clay Center in Charleston.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Symphony, Arts, Grant County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Old Crow Medicine Show Plays Power park

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Appalachian Power Park was the place to be Saturday evening, but not for baseball.

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Related Topix: Old Crow Medicine Show, Charleston, WV

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Discovery Channel Tornado Chaser Headed To WV

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Famed tornado chaser Reed Timmer is headed to West Virginia to cover Sunday's storms.

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Related Topix: Upper Falls, WV, Charleston, WV, Entertainment, Television, Storm Chasers, Weather

WCHS-TV Charleston

Dangerous Storms Forecast For Sunday For Entire Eyewitness News Viewing Area

Heath Harrison, Brandon Stover Reported: Jul. 26, 2014 5:06 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 26, 2014 5:47 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A dangerous round of storms is forecast for the entire Eyewitness News viewing area for Sunday.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Weather

WCHS-TV Charleston

Accident On I-64 Causes Major Traffic Problems

Institute , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two people are hurt and I-64 is at standstill after a multi-vehicle accident.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Clinic Operator's Medical License Suspended

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine handed down an emergency suspension of a doctor's medical license at a disciplinary meeting Friday in Charleston.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Medicine, Osteopathy, McMechen, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

PETA Opposes Using Animals In WV Testing

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia An animal rights group opposes plans to conduct testing on animals of chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest water supply using animals.

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Related Topix: Activism, Charleston, WV, Animal Rights, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

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