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  1. Blankenship may run for senateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | WOAY

    Blankenship was a guest on 580 Live with Charleston Mayor Danny Jones on MetroNews affiliate 580 WCHS in Charleston. When asked if he would be a candidate Blankenship said he's considering it.


  2. Charleston featured in Washington Post articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WOAY

    Reporter Melanie D.G. Kaplan describes her experience in the Capital City listing all the interesting places to go, eat, shop, stay and explore. "A city that has time for you is a win," the first line of the article reads.


  3. Topless March Held in Downtown CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | WOAY

    They began at Davis Park and walked quietly to the boulevard. Several people in the crowd went topless and others came to walk with them and support their cause.


  4. Topless women take to the streets in Charleston SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WOAY

    The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports nearly 200 people have RSVP'd for "Free the Nip Top Freedom Rally" on Facebook. Charleston Mayor Danny Jones asked organizers on Wednesday to protest another day, accusing them of "seeking to parade naked in front of young children," as local arts nonprofit FestivALL has several kids' events planned also on Saturday.


  5. North-South Football Classic Preview: Joel Cannady & Cody FullerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WOAY

    Hear from Wyoming East's Joel Cannady and Bluefield's Cody Fuller, two of the nine student-athletes who will represent Southern West Virginia in the 2017 North-South Football Classic.


  6. Catching Up With Colby JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | WOAY

    Colby Johnson enjoyed an excellent baseball career at Greenbrier East High School, and that high level of play continued into his freshman year at the University of Charleston. Now, Johnson is with the West Virginia Miners for the start of the 2017 Prospect League season, where he is contributing in several ways.


  7. Major Turnpike Detour Causes Travel HeadachesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | WOAY

    Tuesday morning at around 3am, the West Virginia state police was notified that an 18-wheeler traveling on I-77 northbound has turned over between exits 48 and 66. What made the accident even worse was that the semi-truck was hauling a load of car batteries. These batteries are hazardous materials and when broken open all over the interstate pavement it becomes a chemical hazard.


  8. Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WOAY

    Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another? Health Secretary Tom Price's recent comments - one replying to a reporter's question, the other in a newspaper op-ed - waver between two strongly held views. Medication-assisted treatment, known as MAT, is backed by doctors.


  9. Concord Drops MEC Tournament OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WOAY

    They were not eliminated Thursday, but face a tough test back after dropping their tournament opener to Fairmont State 12-6. The Fighting Falcons scored eight runs to establish an early, while Concord would get runs back thanks in part to Mountain East Player of the Year Chad Frazier.


  10. Officials: 2 dead in cargo plane crash at Yeager Airport in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WOAY

    Mike Plante, spokesman for Yeager Airport, said the name of the company that owns the plane is Air Cargo Carriers. A corporate pilot said the company contracts for UPS.


  11. Fayette County Deputies Investigate Oak Hill HomocideRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | WOAY

    The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent homicide in the Oak Hill area. Sheriff Mike Fridley and Prosecuting Attorney Larry Harrah released the following information concerning this ongoing investigation: At approximately 1:30 am on Sunday, April 16, 2017 notification was received through the Fayette County 911 Center that a female had been shot at a residence located at 105 1/2 Berry Street, just outside of the corporate limits of Oak Hill.


  12. Agreement reached on ensuring inmates pay court costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WOAY

    CHARLESTON, W.Va.- An information-sharing agreement between the state Supreme Court and the regional jail system will ensure that inmates pay their court-ordered fines and fees. The Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety announced the agreement Thursday.


  13. 12 apply for West Virginia schools superintendent positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | WOAY

    CHARLESTON, W.Va.- A state school board member says 12 people have applied for the state schools superintendent position that Michael Martirano plans to vacate. Board member Dave Perry told the Charleston Gazette-Mail that the screening process will start Thursday.


  14. West Virginia House backs tougher overdose drug penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WOAY

    CHARLESTON, W.Va.- The West Virginia House has approved legislation to establish stiffer prison sentences for trafficking in fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid sometimes added to heroin and blamed for many recent overdoses in the state. Under the bill, trafficking in less than 5 grams of the narcotic could mean a felony with a minimum of two years and up to 10 years in prison.


  15. Court: Licensed counselor not needed for health centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WOAY

    CHARLESTON, W.Va.- The West Virginia Supreme Court says a domestic violence counseling center can be considered a behavioral health center by the state government, even though it is not staffed by a licensed counselor. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the justices on Wednesday issued a unanimous opinion overturning a Kanawha County judge's ruling in the case. 4 comments

  16. Feel the Bern: Bernie Sanders Scheduled to Visit Charleston, WVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | WOAY

    Charleston will be "Feeling the Bern" in a few weeks. Former democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders is coming to talk about his new book, according to a Facebook page promoting the event.


  17. West Virginia woman charged with tossing dog from car windowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WOAY

    A West Virginia woman is charged with animal cruelty after her sister said the woman tossed a puppy from a moving car near Spartanburg. A sheriff's department report said 26-year-old Tracy Nicole Carr of Charleston, West Virginia, was charged with mistreatment of animals Sunday after her sister said a puppy was missing as she and her brother drove Carr home.


  18. Justice taps Dave Hardy for Department of RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WOAY

    Today, Governor-elect Jim Justice announced that Kanawha County Commissioner Dave Hardy will serve as his secretary of the Department of Revenue. Commissioner Hardy is a practicing attorney and a Certified Public Accountant who has years of experience balancing the budget for state's largest county, Kanawha County. 1 comment

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