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Bill Cosby Releases Bizarre Pajama Video

Wheeling, West Virginia … I am in you. Embattled comedian Bill Cosby posted a bizarre video on Monday, apparently attempting to ramp up attendance to his upcoming appearance on March 14 at a venue in West Virginia. Bill Cosby is on a comedy tour he calls “77”. Bill Cosby’s short video promo featured the 77-year-old comedian sitting in an armchair …

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West Virginia Shooter Jealous Of Ex, Her Boyfriends

A West Virginia gunman who went on a shooting spree Monday, before killing himself, took to Facebook to express his jealousy of his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. Towing company proprietor Jody Lee Hunt, 39, shot and killed ex-lover Sharon Kay Berkshire, 39, her latest partner Michael David Frum, 28, and Frum’s cousin Jody Taylor, who had also been romantically …

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Mitt Romney Campaigns For GOP Hopefuls In West Virginia

Mitt Romney may have lost the general election two years ago, but lately the former governor has been making waves in the Republican Party. So far, his involvement is limited to helping some GOP hopefuls campaign, but some have speculated that he might be gearing up for another presidential bid. In West Virginia, the Associated Press reported that Romney is …

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Skylar Neese Stabbed by ‘Best Friends’

On July 6, 2012, 16-year-old Star City, West Virginia high school student Skylar Neese was stabbed to death by best friends Shelia Eddy and Rachel Shoaf. After Neese went missing, authorities initially concluded that the teen had likely overdosed on heroin at a party, people around her panicked, and her body was hidden. Though, after a six month investigation, Shoaf …

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Coal Slurry Spill Wreaks Havoc In WV

Over one hundred thousand gallons of coal slurry is thought to have leaked into Fields Creek, blackening several miles of water in eastern Kanawha County, WV. The state Department of Environmental Protection says that officials are investigating the spill. The source of the leak is Patriot Coal, where a malfunction is said to have occurred inside a slurry valve. Janine …

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Alligator Stolen by Being Crammed Under T-Shirt

A man in West Virginia stole a baby alligator by smuggling it under his t-shirt. There’s a lot to worry about in that sentence given that gators are native neither to the Mountain State nor to t-shirts, so let’s set the scene: A man entered a pet shop in Beckley, W. Va., and asked about food for an alligator he’d …

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W. VA. Plant Explosions: Two Injured

A distribution plant carrying highly flammable gases went up in a fireball on Monday outside of Charleston, West Virginia, injuring two people. The fire at Airgas involved 50 tanks of acetylene which were about to be refilled, said fire officials. An investigation is pending to determine what caused the explosion, but witnesses say once the first tank went, the others …

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Buckwild Star Dies: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Being Investigated

Yesterday 21-year-old Shain Gandee, one of the stars of MTV’s new reality show Buckwild, was found dead in Sissonville, West Virginia. His body was reported to have been found in a vehicle with the bodies of two other men, one of which was his uncle, David Gandee. Today, new details about Gandee’s death have emerged. The Charleston Daily Mail is …

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Should The Government Ban The Use Of Google Glass While Driving?

As previously reported, West Virginia is already looking to outlaw the use of devices like Google Glass while driving. Other states are likely to follow. Do you think Google Glass and similar devices will create new road hazards and lead to highway fatalities? Should they be banned from using while driving? Let us know what you think in the comments. …

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Google Glass While Driving Ban Already Being Considered in One State

When you think about upcoming Google technologies that state legislatures may be looking to regulate on their roadways, the first thing that pops into your head is likely self-driving cars. But it’s another upcoming Google product that you may want to use in your car that one U.S. state is trying to ban. H.B. 3057, introduced in the West Virginia …

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McDonald’s Upside-Down Flag Upsets Veterans

A West Virginia McDonald’s is taking some heat after flying the American flag at half mast and upside-down on Wednesday morning, upsetting passerby and local veterans. While many think the half-mast part came in due to the election results, flying a flag upside-down is a distress signal, and many in town are puzzled as to why the fast-food chain would …

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