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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. 

Person Drowns in Alderson

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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.

Stabbing Incident Leaves One Injured and Another Arrested

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On Saturday (6/24), at around 6 p.m. troopers with the West Virginia State Police Welch Detachment arrived on scene to a stabbing complaint on English Road in the English area of McDowell County. 

Rainelle Holds Candlelight Service for Flood Anniversary Video included

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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. 

Richwood Medical Center Relocates

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   The town of Richwood is celebrating the new location of its Camden Family Health Center.     

State Fish Hatchery Hosts Open House

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      To help celebrate the festivities in White Sulphur, the state's very own fish hatchery joined in on all the fun and excitement.     

Rebirth Celebrations Continue In White Sulphur Springs Video included

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Hundreds residents impacted by the floods joined in solidarity to celebrate a new beginning.  

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.

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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    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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  • 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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  • 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.

  • Stabbing Incident Leaves One Injured and Another Arrested

    Stabbing Incident Leaves One Injured and Another Arrested

    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-06-25 00:53:33 GMT

    On Saturday (6/24), at around 6 p.m. troopers with the West Virginia State Police Welch Detachment arrived on scene to a stabbing complaint on English Road in the English area of McDowell County. 

    On Saturday (6/24), at around 6 p.m. troopers with the West Virginia State Police Welch Detachment arrived on scene to a stabbing complaint on English Road in the English area of McDowell County. 

  • Troopers arrest 3 men in mine theft investigation

    Troopers arrest 3 men in mine theft investigation

    Friday, June 23 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-06-23 15:07:16 GMT
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    State Troopers are asking for help from the community in an investigation into thefts at coal mines in Raleigh and Boone Counties

    State Troopers are asking for help from the community in an investigation into thefts at coal mines in Raleigh and Boone Counties

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