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Monday Apr 21 | FireHouse.com

Hiker Rescued by Boat Manned by W.Va. Firefighters

April 21--A stranded hiker was rescued Sunday from the shoreline of the Cheat River through the cooperative efforts of volunteer firefighters from two counties.

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Related Topix: Masontown, WV, Cheat Lake, WV, Brookhaven, WV

Thu Apr 17, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Murder conviction in Preston County

A Preston County man was convicted by a 12-member jury Thursday morning in the 2012 shooting death of his girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Wed Mar 26, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Three banks robbed in WV in less than 24-hours

For the third time in less than 24 hours West Virginia police found themselves investigating a bank robbery where a man used a knife in the crime.

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Related Topix: Monongalia County, WV, Star City, WV, Bruceton Mills, WV, Wheeling, WV

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Charleston Gazette

Elkins man chronicles history of Ryman setter bird dog

Since the late 1950s, former DNR biologist Walt Lesser has owned and bred English setters like those developed by Pennsylvanian George Ryman in the early years of the 20th century.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, West Virginia, West Virginia University, Pennsboro, WV

Wed Mar 19, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Preston County woman charged with killing husband

A Preston County woman is being held in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail for allegedly shooting and killing her husband.

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Related Topix: Bruceton Mills, WV

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