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Black mold discovered at Anthony Correctional Center

Black mold has been discovered at a correctional center in Greenbrier County, according to the State Division of Corrections.  The mold was found at the Anthony Correctional Center in its main building.  

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Metallurgical coal tax credits signed into law

On Saturday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed the Metallurgical Coal Tax Credits Bill carried by Senator Ben Chafin and Delegate Terry Kilgore. 

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Partial bridge collapse causes train derailment, no injuries

Fire officials say 30 freight-train cars have derailed in northern Virginia due to an apparent partial collapse of a railway bridge.

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I-77 construction causes traffic delays Video included

Back when the I-77 construction work was first announced, Mercer County residents weren't quite sure how their every day commute between Princeton and Bluefield would be impacted.  Now that construction is underway, we have a clearer picture. 

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State Police on the lookout for Trucks on I77 Video included

It's day 2 of Interstate 77 construction and the West Virginia State Police are concerned 

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Heavy rain closes US 219, impacts residents.

Heavy rain, to the tune of up to three inches. fell on Monroe County yesterday, causing flooding and even a closure of US Route 219 between Rock Camp and Union. 

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Gov. Ralph Northam in Tazewell, signs measure to create new investment Video included

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signs a bill Friday in Tazewell that aims to create new, good paying jobs in the coalfields of southwest Virginia.

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Former superintendent of Lake Stephens arrested

The former superintendent of Lake Stephens Recreational Authority was arrested on Friday.  

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Hearing held for woman accused in murder of Lerona man Video included

Roena Mills in court Friday, May 18 2018 in Mercer County. Roena Mills in court Friday, May 18 2018 in Mercer County.

The preliminary hearing was held Friday for murder suspect Roena Mills.

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May 2018: Burglary, drug offenses, murder among Monroe County indictments

The grand jury in Monroe County indicted 19 people on 46 felony offenses.

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Flooding possible through the end of this week Video included

Heavy rain may cause FLOODING issues because of the already dampened soil. Small creeks, streams, and poor drainage areas may create high water hazards through Friday evening...

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First Day of road work I-77 contributes to accident Video included

Thursday was the first day of of scheduled road work on Interstate 77 and things got really hectic for one truck driver. 

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Planet Fitness opens at Mercer Mall Video included

On Thursday, Planet Fitness officially opened at the Mercer Mall in Bluefield, West Virginia. 

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Local businesses impacted by I-77 construction Video included

The long-awaited construction on I-77 is officially underway. With that comes slower traffic between mile markers 1 and 9 on the interstate, and heavier traffic on route 460 between Bluefield and Princeton. 

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Sheriff: Man says he sexually assaulted child for 12 years

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Authorities say a West Virginia man walked into a sheriff's office and told an officer he sexually assaulted a child for more than a decade.

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Beckley police chase ends in fugitive's arrest Video included

A late night police chase in Beckley ended in a fugitive's arrest on Thursday.

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