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SLIDESHOW: Scenes from Bridge Day 2012

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  • Bridge Day at the New River Gorge draws a crowd

    Bridge Day at the New River Gorge draws a crowd

    FAYETTEVILLE, W. Va (WVVA)-- Bridge Day 2012 meant Route 19 shut down at the New River Bridge on Saturday.   A festival lined the street on the bridge from both ends, and at the middle? BASE jumpers. AmongMore >>
    FAYETTEVILLE, W. Va (WVVA)-- Bridge Day 2012 meant Route 19 shut down at the New River Bridge on Saturday.   A festival lined the street on the bridge from both ends, and at the middle? BASE jumpers. AmongMore >>
  • Bridge Day 2012 Features New Catapult

    Bridge Day 2012 Features New Catapult

    FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) -- As if parachuting off an 876-foot-tall bridge wasn't scary and exciting enough, some thrill seekers will get to use a catapult during this year's Bridge Day in West Virginia. JasonMore >>
    FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) -- As if parachuting off an 876-foot-tall bridge wasn't scary and exciting enough, some thrill seekers will get to use a catapult during this year's Bridge Day in West Virginia. JasonMore >>
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  • Capito, Tennant to compete in chamber Senate forum

    Capito, Tennant to compete in chamber Senate forum

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Democrat Natalie Tennant and Republican Shelley Moore Capito will attend a U.S. Senate candidate forum next week.State Chamber of Commerce President Steve Roberts says they'll participate in the Aug. 28 event as part of the chamber's annual meeting at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs.In the 2nd Congressional District, Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney will participate in a chamber forum Aug 29. The same day, Democrat Glen Gainer and Republican Con...More >>
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Democrat Natalie Tennant and Republican Shelley Moore Capito will attend a U.S. Senate candidate forum next week.State Chamber of Commerce President Steve Roberts says they'll participate in the Aug. 28 event as part of the chamber's annual meeting at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs.In the 2nd Congressional District, Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney will participate in a chamber forum Aug 29. The same day, Democrat Glen Gainer and Republican Con...More >>
  • New movie theater coming to Lewisburg

    New movie theater coming to Lewisburg

    LEWISBURG (WVVA) - Many people in the Greenbrier County area will have to travel to Beckley and beyond if they want to see the latest and biggest movies. But that's not for long.Construction has begun on the highly anticipated Cinema 8 Lewisburg."It will be 8 modern digital screens, digital surround, stadium seating and total capacity will be 1,000," said Wes Sheridan, one of the partners in the cinema.Mayor John Manchester says he hopes this proves to be a real asset to all the other wonderf...More >>
    LEWISBURG (WVVA) - Many people in the Greenbrier County area will have to travel to Beckley and beyond if they want to see the latest and biggest movies. But that's not for long.Construction has begun on the highly anticipated Cinema 8 Lewisburg."It will be 8 modern digital screens, digital surround, stadium seating and total capacity will be 1,000," said Wes Sheridan, one of the partners in the cinema.Mayor John Manchester says he hopes this proves to be a real asset to all the other wonderf...More >>
  • Ex-Virginia gov. testifies in his corruption trial

    Ex-Virginia gov. testifies in his corruption trial

    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Former Virginia Gov.Bob McDonnell(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Former Virginia Gov.Bob McDonnell
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has taken the stand in his public corruption trial.McDonnell began his much-anticipated testimony in his own defense Wednesday. The onetime rising national Republican star and his wife, Maureen, are charged in a 14-count indictment.More >>
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has taken the stand in his public corruption trial.McDonnell began his much-anticipated testimony in his own defense Wednesday. The onetime rising national Republican star and his wife, Maureen, are charged in a 14-count indictment.More >>

(WVVA) - The above scenes from Bridge Day 2012 were captured by WVVA's Robert Pauley and Kristen Conner.

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