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Local psychiatrist's medical license will be suspended

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The West Virginia Board of Medicine has suspended the license of a Beckley, WV psychiatrist.  According to an order issued by the board on June 21, 2017, 

Bluefield, VA teen missing

Missing Girl: Brianna Spease is a 14-year-old who has been missing from the Bluefield, VA area since Sunday, June 25, 2017 Missing Girl: Brianna Spease is a 14-year-old who has been missing from the Bluefield, VA area since Sunday, June 25, 2017
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A community action group is asking for help from the public to find a teenager who disappeared on Sunday, June 25, 2017.  Brianna Spease, 14, was reported missing by her parents on Sunday morning. 

Road closure announced for White Sulphur Springs area

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The West Virginia Division of Highways closed the Gum Street Bridge on County Route 50/3 in White Sulphur Springs on Monday, June 26, 2017. 

Recalled chicken products for toddlers could contain bone

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About 54,630 pounds of chicken bite products for toddlers are being recalled because they could contain bone.

Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

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 A number of government websites in Ohio have been hacked with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

West Virginia expert offers tips to avoid tick attacks

A West Virginia University Extension Service expert wants to help residents of the state avoid attacks by ticks this summer.

Tanker Accident in Pakistan Leaves Over 100 Dead

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An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan killing 148 people. 

Landslide Leaves Over a Dozen People Dead in China

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Hopes were fading Sunday morning (6/25) after a landslide buried a village in China leaving over 100 people still missing. 

Bernie Sanders Rallies in WV

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After senators introduce a new health care bill, many politicians are coming out for and against it. 

Bluefield Church Offers Free Summer School Camp Video included

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     School is out for the summer but one local church is looking to keep students focused on academics during their break      

Wildwood Museum Hosts Live Portrayal Presentation

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Residents in Beckley set out to travel back in  time and re live the life of famed journalist Nellie Bly. 

Aspen Dental Clinic Provides Free Care To Veterans

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Hundreds of local Veterans got a chance to receive free services thanks to Aspen Dental Clinic. 

NBC says 'Downton Abbey' movie production to start in 2018

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An NBCUniversal executive says a "Downton Abbey" film is in the works, with production likely to begin in 2018.

Star Wars' Han Solo spinoff film loses directors

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There's been a disturbance in the force and the young Han Solo film is suddenly without a director.

Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions

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The top U.S. military officer says Washington is working to re-establish "deconfliction" of U.S. and Russian air operations in Syria.

Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

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Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top what's been an absolutely amazing year winning back-to-back Stanley Cups.

Big 12 to hold 2019 men's golf tourney in West Virginia Video included

The Big 12 Conference says the 2019 conference men's golf championship will be held at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia.

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  • Road closure announced for White Sulphur Springs area

    Road closure announced for White Sulphur Springs area

    Monday, June 26 2017 1:11 PM EDT2017-06-26 17:11:07 GMT

    The West Virginia Division of Highways closed the Gum Street Bridge on County Route 50/3 in White Sulphur Springs on Monday, June 26, 2017. 

    The West Virginia Division of Highways closed the Gum Street Bridge on County Route 50/3 in White Sulphur Springs on Monday, June 26, 2017. 

  • Person Drowns in Alderson

    Person Drowns in Alderson

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-06-25 01:01:46 GMT

    Greenbrier County 911 Dispatchers confirm to 59 News there has been a drowning in Alderson. Dispatchers said it happened at Mini Park in Alderson just after 2 Saturday afternoon (6/24). Dispatchers couldn't confirm who drowned or their current condition. Alderson and Tri County Fire Departments arrived on scene. The Alderson Police Department is investigating the incident. Stay with 59 News for the very latest updates on this story.

    Greenbrier County 911 Dispatchers confirm to 59 News there has been a drowning in Alderson. Dispatchers said it happened at Mini Park in Alderson just after 2 Saturday afternoon (6/24). Dispatchers couldn't confirm who drowned or their current condition. Alderson and Tri County Fire Departments arrived on scene. The Alderson Police Department is investigating the incident. Stay with 59 News for the very latest updates on this story.

  • Rainelle Holds Candlelight Service for Flood Anniversary

    Rainelle Holds Candlelight Service for Flood Anniversary

    Saturday, June 24 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-06-24 23:58:51 GMT

    With the one year anniversary of the June floods this month one community in Greenbrier County took the time to remember the lives impacted by the destructive waters. 

    With the one year anniversary of the June floods this month one community in Greenbrier County took the time to remember the lives impacted by the destructive waters. 

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  • West Virginia's U.S. Senators comment on flood anniversary

    West Virginia's U.S. Senators comment on flood anniversary

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:04:22 GMT

    June 23, 2017 is the anniversary of the massive flooding which struck West Virginia leaving 23 people dead and many communities devastated.  

    June 23, 2017 is the anniversary of the massive flooding which struck West Virginia leaving 23 people dead and many communities devastated.  

  • State Budget Sparks Concern Among Tourism Industry

    State Budget Sparks Concern Among Tourism Industry

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:57:51 GMT
    Visit Southern West Virginia hurting over state budgetVisit Southern West Virginia hurting over state budget

    The state budget has caused concern for the tourism industry. The budget will go into affect on Thursday, June 22nd, and does not allot any more money to tourism.  

    The state budget has caused concern for the tourism industry. The budget will go into affect on Thursday, June 22nd, and does not allot any more money to tourism. 

  • Tourism to celebrate WV's birthday with hourly #AlmostHeaven vacation package giveaways

    Tourism to celebrate WV's birthday with hourly #AlmostHeaven vacation package giveaways

    West Virginia's Division of Tourism is giving away one of their #AlmostHeaven vacation packages each hour on June 20th, 2017 in celebration of the West Virginia’s 154th birthday.

    West Virginia's Division of Tourism is giving away one of their #AlmostHeaven vacation packages each hour on June 20th, 2017 in celebration of the West Virginia’s 154th birthday.

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  • 2016 Christmas Light Fight

    2016 Christmas Light Fight

    Tuesday, December 13 2016 12:34 PM EST2016-12-13 17:34:01 GMT
    Show us your Christmas or holiday light display.  Share your name so we can give you bragging rights.
    Show us your Christmas or holiday light display.  Share your name so we can give you bragging rights.
  • Brilliance of Fall

    Brilliance of Fall 2016

    Brilliance of Fall 2016

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 2:25 PM EDT2016-10-04 18:25:42 GMT

    Let’s Show the Brilliance of Fall in WV We all marvel at the spectacular colors of autumn. They paint the landscape with an amazing palette of yellow, orange, red, and purple against the shrinking canvas of green.  It is WV’s most beautiful time of the year! Send your best Fall photos to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/59News) either as a post or a message then watch to see if your photo is randomly selected and shown on a 59News broadcast. Include your name and...

    Let’s Show the Brilliance of Fall in WV We all marvel at the spectacular colors of autumn. They paint the landscape with an amazing palette of yellow, orange, red, and purple against the shrinking canvas of green.  It is WV’s most beautiful time of the year! Send your best Fall photos to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/59News) either as a post or a message then watch to see if your photo is randomly selected and shown on a 59News broadcast. Include your name and...

  • Wear Blue for Bullying Awareness Day

    Wear Blue for Bullying Awareness Day

    Monday, October 3 2016 4:14 PM EDT2016-10-03 20:14:20 GMT
    Oct. 3 is Bullying Awareness Day and people are asked to wear blue to bring attention to the problems which affects communities across the country and around the world.
    Oct. 3 is Bullying Awareness Day and people are asked to wear blue to bring attention to the problems which affects communities across the country and around the world.

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  • Wyoming County Deputies search for missing teen

    Wyoming County Deputies search for missing teen

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-06-26 16:12:34 GMT

    Deputies with the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department are asking for help from the community to track down a teen who has been missing for several days.  Desiree Dishmon, 16, was last seen on Friday, June 23, 2017.  Investigators said she was leaving a relative's home in the Glen Fork area.   She is 5-feet 9-inches tall and weighs 150-pounds.  She has green eyes and naturally brown hair that was dyed red when she disappeared.  She also has a nose piercing. A...

    Deputies with the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department are asking for help from the community to track down a teen who has been missing for several days.  Desiree Dishmon, 16, was last seen on Friday, June 23, 2017.  Investigators said she was leaving a relative's home in the Glen Fork area.   She is 5-feet 9-inches tall and weighs 150-pounds.  She has green eyes and naturally brown hair that was dyed red when she disappeared.  She also has a nose piercing. A...

  • Local psychiatrist's medical license will be suspended

    Local psychiatrist's medical license will be suspended

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:02:20 GMT

    The West Virginia Board of Medicine has suspended the license of a Beckley, WV psychiatrist.  According to an order issued by the board on June 21, 2017, 

    The West Virginia Board of Medicine has suspended the license of a Beckley, WV psychiatrist.  According to an order issued by the board on June 21, 2017, 

  • Person Drowns in Alderson

    Person Drowns in Alderson

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-06-25 01:01:46 GMT

    Greenbrier County 911 Dispatchers confirm to 59 News there has been a drowning in Alderson. Dispatchers said it happened at Mini Park in Alderson just after 2 Saturday afternoon (6/24). Dispatchers couldn't confirm who drowned or their current condition. Alderson and Tri County Fire Departments arrived on scene. The Alderson Police Department is investigating the incident. Stay with 59 News for the very latest updates on this story.

    Greenbrier County 911 Dispatchers confirm to 59 News there has been a drowning in Alderson. Dispatchers said it happened at Mini Park in Alderson just after 2 Saturday afternoon (6/24). Dispatchers couldn't confirm who drowned or their current condition. Alderson and Tri County Fire Departments arrived on scene. The Alderson Police Department is investigating the incident. Stay with 59 News for the very latest updates on this story.

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