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  1. More storms on tap for flood-ravaged West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Yahoo!

    As West Virginians continued surveying damage in a state so devastated by floods that one said her community "smelled like death," residents braced for the prospect of more rain.

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  2. West Virginia Lottery $1B mark comes later than usualRead the original story

    26 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    The West Virginia Lottery has taken longer this year to reach $1 billion in revenues than it has in more than a decade.

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  3. Weather service confirms tornado in West VirginiaRead the original story

    26 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    The weather service says the EF-1 tornado with wind speeds of up to 110 mph snapped trees and damaged a home east of Philippi on Tuesday.

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  4. Powerball ticket sold in Beckley worth $1MRead the original story

    26 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    The West Virginia Lottery says the ticket for Saturday's drawing that matched the first five numbers and missed the Powerball was sold at the Beckley Crossing Shopping Center.

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  5. The Latest: More flooding possible Monday in West VirginiaRead the original story

    26 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a flash flood watch for 22 counties in West Virginia on Monday.

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  6. More storms on tap for flood-ravaged West VirginiaRead the original story

    26 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... for the prospect of more rain. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for at least 25 West Virginia counties on Monday. Heavy rains were possible in many areas already ravaged by last week's floods that have killed 24 people ...

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  7. Federal Disaster Declared in West Virginia from Historic Flooding, More Rain ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Insurance Journal West

    The West Virginia counties of Greenbrier, Kanawha, and Nicholas have been declared federal disaster areas in the wake of severe storms that devastated the state, killing 24 people and destroying more than 100 homes, as of Sunday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced June 25 that federal disaster assistance is now available to residents and businesses in the state to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by massive flooding, landslides and mudslides.

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  8. Kristian: Status of Saints training camp still unknown admist floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | WWL-AM New Orleans

    West Virginia, in particular Greenbrier valley, and White Sulphur Springs has suffered from significant flooding at the Greenbrier resort and surrounding communities. "America's Resort" is closed until further notice, and 60 roads in the area are still closed.

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  9. Miss W.Va. pageant won by area womanRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Morgan Hope Breeden, 2016's Miss Jefferson County, earned the honor Sunday at the Miss West Virginia Pageant at the Metropolitan Theatre in Morgantown. The finals Sunday were the culmination of the four-night event.

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  10. Berkeley County assists in W.Va. flood reliefRead the original story

    49 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Over the weekend, supply drop points were established at Kmart and Target in Martinsburg and the Wal-Mart in Spring Mills to assist in disaster relief after flooding in other parts of West Virginia on Thursday and Friday left at least two dozen people dead and thousands of others reeling. Fire stations around the area are also accepting supplies to send to those affected by the floods.

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  11. More storms on tap for flood-ravaged W.Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

    As West Virginians continued surveying damage in a state so devastated by floods that one said her community "smelled like death," residents braced for the prospect of more rain. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for 22 West Virginia counties today.

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  12. Parkersburg City Council to vote on floodwall fee cutRead the original story

    57 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... resolutions to apply for recycling and law enforcement grants, a resolution supporting the expansion of West Virginia 2 and extension of Interstate 68 and the final reading of an ordinance adopting updated state regulatory and licensing laws and ...

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  13. Parkersburg Art Center shines light on artists from W.Va., OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg Art Center is hosting "The River," an exhibit by professional artists from West Virginia and Ohio, through early August. An opening reception was held Sunday for the artists, visitors and art center supporters, which included award presentations for a number of the artists.

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  14. Be alert to scamRead the original story

    58 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... wind up in jail and for him not to call me again. Then I hung up and dialed the Wood County Sheriff and the West Virginia Attorney General's Consumer Protection Office number , which is 1-800-368-8808, and our local newspaper. This letter is my ...

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  15. Ignorance on climate change is irrationalRead the original story

    58 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    I was having lunch with my 20-year-old son the other day. He lives in Boone County and goes to community college in Logan.

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  16. Budget cuts only skin-deepRead the original story

    58 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Look up the phrase "wailing and gnashing of teeth" and you'll see a picture of West Virginia legislators. They did a lot of that this year, before approving a budget acceptable to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

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  17. RecoveryRead the original story

    58 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    As West Virginia recovers from flooding that had some thinking of the 1985 Election Day floods, many are searching for ways to help. With at least 24 dead, and millions of dollars in damage to private homes, businesses, roads and bridges, the toll on counties - particularly in the southeastern part of the state - is devastating.

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  18. Beckley outslugs Parkersburg Post 15 in doubleheader sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    If there were a soundtrack for Sunday's American Legion doubleheader at Bennett Stump field, it should have been composed by Ennio Morricone, as it was a case of "the good, the bad and the ugly" for Parkersburg Post 15. The Post 15 defense showcased its improvement by producing some excellent plays in the field, and the batters made consistent contact against some tough Beckley Post 32 hurlers, but the good work was undone by surrendering a six-run inning in each contest, replete with errors, walks, hit batsmen and wild pitches aplenty. The team from southern West Virginia swept the twinbill with 7-3 and 11-7 wins.

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  19. Wounded Pennsylvania officer to be released from hospitalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Offering his condolences, President Barack Obama approved federal aid for the West Virginia communities devastated by floods that have killed at least 24 people and rendered many more homeless. As West Virginians continued surveying damage in a state so devastated by floods that one said her community "smelled like death," residents braced for the prospect of more rain.

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  20. Obama OKs federal aid for West Virginia; at least 24 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Augustine Record

    With the missing accounted for in all but one county, West Virginia on Sunday turned its attention to recovery after disastrous floods killed at least 24 people and rendered many more homeless. The deluge tore through roads and bridges and knocked out utilities that still haven't been restored in some communities.

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