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Plans approved to consolidate two Bluefield schools Video included

Plans are in the works to consolidate two schools in Bluefield.

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Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'

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The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago. More>>

Dollar General store coming to Pocahontas Video included

    On Thursday, the town of Pocahontas, Va.  broke ground for a new Dollar General Store, and Mayor Benjamin Gibson says the store is a big deal for the community.  

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Senate bill looks to mandate Bible elective courses in schools

The West Virginia Senate has proposed a bill that will require all schools to offer an elective course on Hebrew Scriptures, and the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. 

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West Virginia proposal would raise smoking age from 18 to 21

Some West Virginia lawmakers want to raise the age to legally buy tobacco from 18-21. But the proposal is sparking some controversy because it includes e-cigarettes.  WVVA's Anika Henanger has more. 

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Fayette County lawmaker to run for House of Representatives Video included

A Fayette County delegate announces he will be making a run for the U.S. House of Representatives.  

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W.Va. legislation could offer new benefits to counties that merge services Video included

Beckley Water Company and Raleigh County Public Service District -- two offices that do many of the same jobs. But what if some of these county and city offices merged their services? A new bill introduced in the West Virginia Senate  would encourage counties to do just that.
 

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State police: 6-year-old boy killed in sledding accident

Virginia State Police say a 6-year-old boy has died after his sled crossed a roadway and slid underneath a vehicle.

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Convicted ex-coal CEO to start US Senate bid with town hall

A former coal company CEO who went to prison for charges related to the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades is kicking off his U.S. Senate campaign with a town hall meeting for voters.

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3 tractor trailers overturn on I-77 near VA/NC border Video included

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The Virginia State Police is urging drivers to be alert after high winds caused three tractor trailers to overturn on Interstate 77.

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Bluefield shooting suspect waives preliminary hearing, case headed to grand jury

the case of a Mcdowell county man charged with first degree murder will be presented to the grand jury. 

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Montana man speaks about lost dog tags Video included

     On Wednesday, WVVA has an update on a story about some lost dog tags that were found more than 2,000 miles from the owner's home.      We spoke with Charlie Farrell and his wife, Maureen, who say they're thankful for those in Princeton who worked to find Charlie.     

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Lewisburg resident struggles to fix up flood damaged property Video included

A viewer in Greenbrier County contacted us, asking for help. Her home was damaged by the 2016 flood. She says her home still needs work... but no longer has the funds to do it herself. "It affects me to the point where... it, it, makes me almost ill. Emotionally ill. Worrying about it." 

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Raleigh County man accused of murder rejects plea offers Video included

Plea negotiations break down for a Raleigh County man accused of killing his girlfriend's husband.  

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January 2018: 18 wanted on drug charges in Tazewell County

The Tazewell County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office has released a list of 18 people wanted on drug related charges.

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Former principal enters Raleigh County delegate race

Just days after a Raleigh County businessman's appointment to the West Virginia House of Delegates, he already has a challenger in the May primary. 
 

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Its official, Congressman Evan Jenkins to run for U.S. Senate

Congressman Evan Jenkins speaks to WVVA's Annie Moore on his decision to run in the GOP Primary Election for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Joe Manchin. 

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UPDATE: Suspect in shots fired incident caught Video included

The search continues Thursday for a man suspected of firing a weapon at a vehicle in Raleigh County.

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DUI checkpoint rescheduled in Mercer County

A driving under the influence checkpoint has been rescheduled in Mercer County.

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Details of confession revealed for man accused of setting fiance on fire Video included

A man accused of setting his fiancé on fire has confessed to the crime, prosecutors said during a bond hearing on Wednesday.  

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  • Capitol Beat

    Capitol Beat

    WVVA's Annie Moore heads to the Capitol in Charleston to discuss the hot-button issues of this year's legislative session with our region's lawmakers.

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    WVVA's Annie Moore heads to the Capitol in Charleston to discuss the hot-button issues of this year's legislative session with our region's lawmakers.

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  • All Points Bulletin

    All Points Bulletin

    View the mugshots of fugitives wanted across the Two Virginias that have been featured on WVVA's award-winning All Points Bulletin.

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    View the mugshots of fugitives wanted across the Two Virginias that have been featured on WVVA's award-winning All Points Bulletin.

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  • Cold Case

    Cold Case

    Police detectives search for new clues in their efforts to solve decades old cases and bring justice for victims of  violent crimes. Look for "Cold Case," in conjunction with CrimeStoppers of West Virginia, on the last Tuesday of every month right after All Points Bulletin on WVVA News at 6. 

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    Police detectives search for new clues in their efforts to solve decades old cases and bring justice for victims of  violent crimes. Look for "Cold Case," in conjunction with CrimeStoppers of West Virginia, on the last Tuesday of every month right after All Points Bulletin on WVVA News at 6. 

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