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Suicide is 2nd most common cause of preventable deaths for teens in WV

Suicide is 2nd most common cause of preventable deaths for teens in WV

In 2014, suicide was the second leading cause of preventable deaths for children between the ages of 1 and 17 in West Virginia, according to a new report, submitted to the legislature at the end of 2016. A total of 253 children in the state...4:30 am August 4, 2017
Auto accidents and drowning two of the biggest threats to WV Kids

Auto accidents and drowning two of the biggest threats to WV Kids

Christine Wallace, top, teaches kids to float at The Shack Neighborhood House outside of Morgantown, West Virginia.   Automobile accidents and drowning continue to be two of the biggest threats to child safety in West Virginia according to the annual Child Fatality Review Report submitted...4:30 am August 4, 2017
Small town, big things: Monroe County, W.Va. robotics team to compete internationally

Small town, big things: Monroe County, W.Va. robotics team to compete internationally

By Samantha Clarkson, Kalea Gunderson and Nate Temple Driving down the winding route 219 in Monroe County, W.Va., you’re surrounded by cow pastures, duck-speckled ponds and hills rolling into rugged mountain ranges shielded in sugar maple. In an area as rural as this, with a...1:07 pm March 24, 2016

Craft beer industry continuing to grow across the country and in West Virginia

By: Doug Walp, Morgan Farr and Alex Dye Once a thriving industry in the state of West Virginia, craft beer brewing is finally returning to the Mountain State. In fact, craft breweries across the entire country have seen a resurgence in recent years after growth...7:40 pm October 28, 2013