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American Heart Association names Highmark among ‘fit-friendly'

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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia was recognized by the American Heart Association as a platinum level Fit-Friendly Worksite. More>>

Broadway in Charleston Hosts ‘Bring It On: The Musical’

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Due to tour routing conflicts, the performance was originally scheduled for May 5 was moved to April 21. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored at the door. More>>

Blennerhassett Charters ‘Rollin' on the River'

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Those planning family or group gatherings can take advantage of paddlewheel charters aboard the Island Belle sternwheeler this summer. More>>

Fishbusters Guides Floating Trips Along South Branch River

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Anglers of all ages take advantage of professional guide Larry Shuck's adventures on the South Branch River. More>>

Wellsburg Inn serves up history, ‘hurt-me' hot wings

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For the past 30 years Mark Cooper has been serving up entrees with a side of history at his Drover's Inn. More>>

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. honored by U.S. Jaycees

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.
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U.S. Jaycees has named Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. to the 2014 Ten Outstanding Young Americans. More>>

Strawberry Festival Wants Farmer Participation

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Fresh, local strawberries are needed for this year's West Virginia Strawberry Festival to stock a new "Strawberry Market" planned for this year's event. More>>

Rustic camp only minutes from Huntington

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Camp Mad Anthony Wayne is a rustic park that's a popular spot for weddings, family reunions, church groups and other get-togethers. More>>

Resilient Holly River State Park makes a comeback - again

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Holly River State Park is experiencing a new beginning … for the second time. More>>

WV ‘springs' into festival season

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Summer and fall are the primary festival seasons in West Virginia, but a few events take pride in starting their parades and serving up funnel cakes during March and early April. More>>

Tackett Hired to Lead West Virginia Symphony as President

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Joe Tackett has been hired as the president of the WVSO. More>>

Shakespeare comes to WV

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The National Players production of Shakespeare's shortest play, "The Comedy of Errors," will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 27 at the Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville. More>>

WVU Opera Theatre presents Mozart's ‘The Magic Flute'

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The West Virginia University Opera Program will present a full production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's classic "The Magic Flute" during its spring Opera Scenes event at the Creative Arts Center, March 26-29. More>>

Greenbrier County's ‘Other' Resort in Dire Need

The pavilion at Blue Sulphur Spring Resort. The pavilion at Blue Sulphur Spring Resort.
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Preserving the Blue Sulphur Spring Resort has been a goal of the Greenbrier Historical Society since 1963.






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Guitar champion returns to Pocahontas Opera House

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Fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists Muriel Anderson returns to the Pocahontas County Opera House on March 8. More>>

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  • Crews fight house fire in Fayette County for several hours Saturday

    Crews fight house fire in Fayette County for several hours Saturday

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:24:33 GMT
    Crews fought a house fire in Fayette County Saturday evening for several hours. 911 Dispatchers said the call came in of a house fire on Paint Creek Road near Pax around 6:30 p.m. Pax Fire Department and Bradley-Prosperity Fire Department responded along with several other crews. We're told no one was inside the home when the fire happened.
    Crews fought a house fire in Fayette County Saturday evening for several hours. 911 Dispatchers said the call came in of a house fire on Paint Creek Road near Pax around 6:30 p.m. Pax Fire Department and Bradley-Prosperity Fire Department responded along with several other crews. We're told no one was inside the home when the fire happened.
  • Woman and husband charged for unintentional killing of son

    Woman and husband charged for unintentional killing of son

    Woman and husband charged for unintentional killing of son

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:38:36 GMT
    A Shinnston woman and her husband have been charged with what authorities are calling the unintentional suffocation of her 3-month-old son.
    A Shinnston woman and her husband have been charged with what authorities are calling the unintentional suffocation of her 3-month-old son.
  • One man shot early Saturday morning in Beckley

    One man shot early Saturday morning in Beckley

    One man shot early Saturday morning in Beckley

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:22:04 GMT
         One man is in custody Saturday after a bar shooting in Raleigh County.
         One man is in custody Saturday after a bar shooting in Raleigh County.
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