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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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  • Man arrested in ax attack

    Man arrested in ax attack

    Gary, WV (WVVA)-A man is arrested for attacking a car with and ax-hitting a teenager in the head. It happened Saturday night in Gary, McDowell County.More >>
    Gary, WV (WVVA)-A man is arrested for attacking a car with and ax-hitting a teenager in the head. It happened Saturday night in Gary, McDowell County.More >>
  • UPDATE: Suspect caught in early morning robbery

    UPDATE: Suspect caught in early morning robbery

    BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A man caused a ruckus robbing a convenience store Sunday morning. Darnell Jackson, 33, of Beckley is accused of second degree robbery. More >>
    BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A man caused a ruckus robbing a convenience store Sunday morning. Darnell Jackson, 33, of Beckley is accused of second degree robbery. More >>
  • W. Va barn demolition reveals 19th century school

    W. Va barn demolition reveals 19th century school

    MONTCALM, W.Va. (AP) -- A barn demolition project in Mercer County has uncovered a 19th century log school. Brian Pigg discovered the hand-hewn logs at his barn's core while removing siding. The barn is located on Browning Lambert Mountain in the Montcalm area. Retired Montcalm High School history teacher Jack Johnson tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraphthat the log structure was once known as the Mullins School. Pigg says the demolition project is on hold while he determines his next step. H...More >>
    MONTCALM, W.Va. (AP) -- A barn demolition project in Mercer County has uncovered a 19th century log school. Brian Pigg discovered the hand-hewn logs at his barn's core while removing siding. The barn is located on Browning Lambert Mountain in the Montcalm area. Retired Montcalm High School history teacher Jack Johnson tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraphthat the log structure was once known as the Mullins School. Pigg says the demolition project is on hold while he determines his next step. H...More >>

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

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