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Boy Scout Troop Celebrating 100 Years

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In November of 1917, Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church chartered Boy Scout Troop #6, and since then, there have been countless Boy Scouts and more than 100 Eagle Scouts in this troop.

UPDATED: Power Outages Reported in Marshall and Ohio Counties

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High winds along with rain swept across Appalachian Power’s West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee service areas Friday and Saturday night, causing power outages for customers across a widespread area.

Route 88 Construction is No Problem for the Oglebay Annual Winter Festival of Lights

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Oglebay’s picturesque landscape is alive with twinkling light displays that make up the annual Winter Festival of Lights, and now that West Virginia Route 88 construction has concluded, festival goers don’t need to be concerned with traffic delays as a result of road work. 

Bike Wheeling Hosts "Cranksgiving"

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Despite the cold weather, local bicyclists hit the streets and the grocery aisles Sunday for a good cause.

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

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It's a historic election night in New Orleans, where voters have elected the first woman mayor and the first member of the Vietnamese community to serve on the City Council.

Fireman's kin seek honor for grandfather who died in 1935

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The grandchildren of a New York City firefighter found dead in his bunk in 1935 intends to sue if the FDNY does not reverse an 82-year-old decision keeping Thomas O'Brien off the department's memorial wall.

Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

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Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died.

Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

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The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House.

Deer Gun Season Opens Monday

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Hunters are gearing up for the first day of deer gun season in West Virginia.

American Music Awards Reflect Year in Pop Music Where Male Acts Dominated

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The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? 

Kings Island's WinterFest Making Return After 12 Years

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 A southwest Ohio amusement park is reviving its once-popular Winter Festival after a 12-year absence. 

Thousands of Runners to Take Part in Philadelphia Marathon

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Thousands of runners will be hitting the streets for the Philadelphia Marathon. 

Vets Spaghetti Dinner

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A few boy scouts wanted to give back to those who have served for our country, so they hosted their annual Veterans Day Spaghetti dinner at the Vance Church.

Addiction Campuses to Host Benefit for Employee Fighting Cancer

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 This Sunday, Addiction Campuses is hosting a benefit that’s open to the public for a very special member of our team, Market Director Krista Sweet. 

Police Investigating Fatal Accident in Marshall County Video included

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The Marshall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two vehicle fatal accident.

Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway Benefits Hundreds Video included

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245 families and more than 600 people walked away from this year's Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway with everything they need for a perfect holiday meal.  The line for the annual event stretched for several blocks, and people waited from as early as 1:00 in the morning.  Reverend Cummings with Bethlehem Apostolic Temple started this event nearly 30 years ago as a way to give back to the community while also bringing it together. "It speaks to how special the Valley is th...

Ho Ho Hope for a Cure Raises Awareness for Type One Diabetes

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An annual event in Wheeling raised awareness and hundreds of dollars for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation on Saturday.

Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

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This woman, 20-year-old Erica Charlene Shaffer was arrested late last night after wrecking her car into an power line pole on Main Street.

Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500

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Danica Patrick plans to run two races next year and then end her full-time racing career.

VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

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Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies.

California's legal pot countdown: What's coming by Jan. 1

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The rules that will govern California's legal marijuana economy next year have been published, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future.

Police Officer Killed in Pennsylvania and Gunman is at Large

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Authorities in Pennsylvania said a police officer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop and a search is underway for the gunman. 

Batman Visits Local School to Talk About Anti Bullying Video included

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John Buckland of Huntington has been a full-time Batman for five years. 

Ohio County Schools Got a Special Screening of the Film Wonder Video included

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500 5th graders from 13 different Ohio County Public and Parochial Schools grabbed popcorn and a seat at the Marquee Cinema for a special screening of the film Wonder.

Broadway Performer and Anti Bullying Advocate Chose to be Grand Marshal For This Year's Parade Video included

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With the parade less than an hour away we introduce you to one of the men you'll see up front. 

Fugitive Arrested in McMechen

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A Marshall County man wanted for a bond violation after disappearing during jury deliberations on a charge of making meth has been arrested. Welling was found in a wooded area of Marshall County. U.S. Marshal's Mountain State Fugitive Task Force teamed up with Marshall County Sheriff's Department, Wheeling's K9 unit, as well as officers from the McMechen Police Department to locate Welling in a wooded area in McMechen. According to U.S. Marshal Chad Simpson, Welling was arrested and...

Hancock County Has Potential For More Than One Ethane Cracker Plant

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Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle Executive Director Pat Ford tells 7News he believes Hancock County has the potential for not only one ethane cracker plant, but possibly two. Apparently Ford isn't alone in this thinking. Recently, the American Chemistry Council suggested Hancock County could support as many as five cracker plants. This would mean more than $15 billion in investment, thousands of new jobs, and an industry revival in the Ohio Valley. Plus, ...

Ohio governor candidate reveals sexual history with 50 women in unexpected Facebook post

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Ohio Supreme Court justice William O’Neill claimed he had been sexually intimate with 50 women over the past 50 years in an unexpected Facebook post.

Patrol: crashes, fatalities jumped after Ohio went to 70 mph

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The state highway patrol says crashes and fatalities jumped after Ohio adopted a 70 mph speed limit on many roads and highways.

Wheeling Police Investigate Gas Station Breaking and Entering

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Wheeling Police are searching for the person who broke into the Marathon Gas Station on River Road Friday morning.

Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal arrested

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The driver of a pickup displaying an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Houston area was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.

Ohio Valley Prepares for Annual Christmas Parade Video included

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The Ohio Valley is gearing up for the Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Christmas Parade, but will it be the same festival celebration that your family is used to?

Bellaire Police Chief Proposes Photo Speed Enforcers Video included

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Police Chief Mike Kovalyk has proposed adding cameras in the Village to monitor drivers as a way to bring in thousands of dollars, while also ensuring the safety of their residents.

Two Flown to Hospital Following Crash

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The extent of the injuries was unknown after a car and sand truck crashed in Marshall County. 

SPECIAL REPORT: Major Investments Could Pave the way for Bright Future Video included

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Officials say there's nothing bigger that could happen in our lifetime here in the Ohio Valley than the construction of an ethane cracker plant, but we're still waiting for PTT Global Chemical America to make a final investment decision.

102-year-old survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

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102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew it was seems likely to be among last meeting of its kind.

Lawsuit: Couple detained after hibiscus mistaken for pot

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A Pennsylvania couple is suing their local police department and Nationwide Insurance Co. after they were arrested when an insurance agent mistook their hibiscus plants for marijuana.

Pentagon: Retweet of call for Pres. Trump to resign was accidental

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Oops! The Pentagon says it accidentally retweeted a tweet that urged President Donald Trump to resign.

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    Bike Wheeling Hosts "Cranksgiving"

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:14 PM EST2017-11-19 21:14:23 GMT

    Despite the cold weather, local bicyclists hit the streets and the grocery aisles Sunday for a good cause.

    Despite the cold weather, local bicyclists hit the streets and the grocery aisles Sunday for a good cause.

  • Boy Scout Troop Celebrating 100 Years

    Boy Scout Troop Celebrating 100 Years

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:11 PM EST2017-11-19 21:11:49 GMT

    In November of 1917, Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church chartered Boy Scout Troop #6, and since then, there have been countless Boy Scouts and more than 100 Eagle Scouts in this troop.

    In November of 1917, Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church chartered Boy Scout Troop #6, and since then, there have been countless Boy Scouts and more than 100 Eagle Scouts in this troop.

  • Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway Benefits Hundreds

    Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway Benefits Hundreds

    Saturday, November 18 2017 6:15 PM EST2017-11-18 23:15:02 GMT

    245 families and more than 600 people walked away from this year's Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway with everything they need for a perfect holiday meal.  The line for the annual event stretched for several blocks, and people waited from as early as 1:00 in the morning.  Reverend Cummings with Bethlehem Apostolic Temple started this event nearly 30 years ago as a way to give back to the community while also bringing it together. "It speaks to how special the Valley is th...

    245 families and more than 600 people walked away from this year's Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway with everything they need for a perfect holiday meal.  The line for the annual event stretched for several blocks, and people waited from as early as 1:00 in the morning.  Reverend Cummings with Bethlehem Apostolic Temple started this event nearly 30 years ago as a way to give back to the community while also bringing it together. "It speaks to how special the Valley is th...






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  • Police Investigating Fatal Accident in Marshall County

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    Saturday, November 18 2017 6:19 PM EST2017-11-18 23:19:37 GMT

    The Marshall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two vehicle fatal accident.

    The Marshall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two vehicle fatal accident.

  • Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

    Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:51 PM EST2017-11-20 04:51:41 GMT
    Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died.
    Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died.
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    102-year-old survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

    Sunday, November 19 2017 8:51 PM EST2017-11-20 01:51:34 GMT
    102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew it was seems likely to be among last meeting of its kind.
    102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew it was seems likely to be among last meeting of its kind.
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