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West Virginia Lottery has named a new director

CHARLESTON, WV (AP)- West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed John Myers as state lottery director. Justice announced Myers’ appointment Tuesday. Lottery director...

VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year.   Volkswagen of America on Thursday announced the end of production of...

Public hearings set on West Virginia water, electric rate increases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Public hearings will be held statewide starting next month on proposed water and electricity rate increases in West Virginia. West...

If your baby was born on Sept. 9, they’re in good company

(ABC NEWS)- If you or your baby was born on September 9, you’re in good company.   And lots of it.   Citing data from FiveThirtyEight, another ABC News...

Ford recalls 2M pickup trucks due to seatbelts catching fire

DETROIT (AP) – Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seat belts can spark...

Labor Day shopping deals

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY)- For those who may not be sitting out by the pool today or traveling, get those wallets ready as stores will be having Labor Day deals!  ...

KFC offering $11,000 prize for first baby named Harland after Colonel Sanders

(ABC 7)- Student debt is a massive issue in the United States—but is the prospect of future loans enough to name your child after a fast-food company?   KFC is...

FDA Advises Consumers to Avoid Eating “Dragon’s Breath”

WEST VIRGINIA (Food and Drug Administration)- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerts consumers and retailers of the potential for serious injury from eating,...

Kids should stay in rear-facing car seats as long as possible, new guidelines say

(ABC NEWS)- Children should stay in rear-facing car seats as long as possible to protect their developing heads, necks and spines in the event of a crash, according to...

A Kroger Store In Fayette County Will Be Closing

SMITHERS, WV (WOAY) – Kroger has announced it will close its store in Smithers, West Virginia in late October due to struggling sales for the past several years....