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Death investigation underway in Greenbrier County

Police in Greenbrier County have launched a death investigation after a body was found Thursday morning.

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Life sentence for man in West Virginia coal exec's death

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A second man has been sentenced to life in prison with the chance of parole after 15 years in the fatal shooting of a coal executive at a West Virginia cemetery.

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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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Plans approved to consolidate two Bluefield schools Video included

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

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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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  • 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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