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McDowell County man enters plea in wife's murder

The McDowell County man accused of killing his wife and burying her body in the basement of their home has entered a plea to a lesser charge. 

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Spanish plan for carnage started with botched explosion

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Spanish police kill five suspects connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. More>>

Carnival Games bring people back to the State Fair Video included

There is no fair without the carnival games and some people will just continue to come back to one game year after year.

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Natural resource officers find stash of illegal ginseng

An illegal ginseng operation was shutdown by natural resource officers in West Virginia. 

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UPDATE: 1 hurt, over 600 homes without power after McDowell County accident

More than 600 homes have been without power since around noon on Friday after a driver crashed into a power pole in McDowell County.

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Tanker overturns on Route 19 in Beaver

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First responders are on the scene of a tractor trailer crash on Route 19 in Raleigh County.

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304 Speedway in Princeton to host first monster truck show

Workers at the 304 Speedway and Brushcreek Falls Resort are setting up for day one of the two-day "Princeton Summer Nationals Monster Trucks Showdown."

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Fundraiser to be held for boy battling cancer

BEAVER, W.Va. (WVVA) A community is coming together on Saturday for a little boy in the fight of his life.  

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Celebrity makeup artist to offer class in Beckley

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) From the runway of the red carpet to Raleigh County, a celebrity makeup artist will be in town Sunday to teach residents the tricks of the trade. 

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Trump's chief strategist leaving White House Video included

Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.

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Trump defends Confederate statues, berates his critics

President Donald Trump is responding to questions about his competence and moral leadership by defending Confederate monuments and lashing out at his critics.

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State Fair welcomes traditional food and new foods to try Video included

Everyone has their go-to for food at the State Fair. Some like to try new things while others go for their favorites time and time again, but no matter what you try, it's definitely unique.

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Tazewell County Schools to dismiss early for solar eclipse Video included

Tazewell County School District will be dismissing early on Monday in anticipation of the solar eclipse due to an eclipse glasses mix up.

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No eclipse glasses? No problem. There's a hack for that Video included

OAK HILL, W.Va. (WVVA) It's no secret that staring at the sun is a bad idea, but it is particularly bad during an eclipse, when on Monday millions of people across the U.S. will be resisting that temptation to look up.  

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Raleigh County schools to take extra precautions during eclipse

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) In a letter sent out to parents on Wednesday, Raleigh County Superintendent David Price said the schools will be taking extra steps on Monday to ensure student safety during the eclipse. 

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New furniture store moving into Beckley Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) A new furniture business will be replacing National Furniture and Appliance in Beckley next month. 

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Guide to 2017 'Beckley Day of Hope'

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) The spirit of Beckley will be on full display Saturday as preparations are underway for the 2017 'Day of Hope.'  D

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  • Solar Eclipse 2017

    Solar Eclipse 2017

    Find out everything you need to know ahead of the 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 21. Are you ready?

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    Find out everything you need to know ahead of the 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 21. Are you ready?

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  • Hometown Hero

    Hometown Hero

    WVVA is proud to recognize area residents for their outstanding service in the community. Catch our Hometown Hero report every second and last Wednesday on WVVA News at 6.

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    WVVA is proud to recognize area residents for their outstanding service in the community. Catch our Hometown Hero report every second and last Wednesday on WVVA News at 6.

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  • Sky Patrol

    Sky Patrol

    WVVA's 'Sky Patrol' gives viewers a chance see the big picture with stunning, high definition aerial views.

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    WVVA's 'Sky Patrol' gives viewers a chance see the big picture with stunning, high definition aerial views.

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  • Harness racing at the state fair

    Harness racing at the state fair

    An exhilarating experience that some say is the most exciting 30 seconds in sports.  Learn more about harness racing at the state fair. 

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    An exhilarating experience that some say is the most exciting 30 seconds in sports.  Learn more about harness racing at the state fair. 

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  • WVVA's Wayne Stafford takes job to new heights at state fair

    WVVA's Wayne Stafford takes job to new heights at state fair

    WVVA's Wayne Stafford plays pirate at the State Fair of West Virginia. He learns how to sword fight with a microphone in hand and climbs on the shoulders of a fellow marauder for a quick stroll on a tightrope. 

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    WVVA's Wayne Stafford plays pirate at the State Fair of West Virginia. He learns how to sword fight with a microphone in hand and climbs on the shoulders of a fellow marauder for a quick stroll on a tightrope. 

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  • How to be sure your eyes are safe during the eclipse

    How to be sure your eyes are safe during the eclipse

    As North America anticipates the upcoming solar eclipse, professionals warn that looking directly at the sun can cause severe damage.

    WVVA's Alexis Johnson sat down with optometrist Dr. Frank Britton of the Family Eye Health Care Clinic in Bluefield as he explains the damage the sun can cause, and how to be sure you have the proper eye ware on Monday. 

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    As North America anticipates the upcoming solar eclipse, professionals warn that looking directly at the sun can cause severe damage.

    WVVA's Alexis Johnson sat down with optometrist Dr. Frank Britton of the Family Eye Health Care Clinic in Bluefield as he explains the damage the sun can cause, and how to be sure you have the proper eye ware on Monday. 

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