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Monday Motivation: How to Safely Watch the Eclipse With a Pizza Box

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Eyes will be on the sky Monday afternoon to witness a rare solar eclipse.

Will the Solar Eclipse Damage Your Smart Phone Camera?

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Social media users are debating the best way to safely capture the solar eclipse on camera.

LIVE: Watch NASA's Live Stream of the Solar Eclipse

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Follow the eclipse totality across the country from a series of 50 cameras attached to balloons at elevations of up to 100,000 feet.

County School Systems Decides to Dismiss Classes Early Monday Due to Solar Eclipse

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As we prepare for the Great American Solar Eclipse on Monday, some local county school systems are making the decision whether to keep kids in the classroom or send them home due to some of the safety concerns that come with this kind of celestial event. 

Humane Society Hosts 'Clear the Shelter' Video included

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Saturday afternoon these cats and dogs were all looking to find a permanent home, as a part of clear the shelter.

Local Triathlon Attracts Dozens Video included

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Early Saturday morning dozens of athletes ran, biked and swam for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Stonewall Jackson Triathlon.

Federal Government Grants Major Federal Disaster Declaration to West Virginia Flooded Communities

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CLARKSBURG, WV (WBOY) - As many communities and counties in our region are continuing to rebuild and clean up after the devastating flooding from late July, President Trump has granted counties in Northern and North Central West Virginia a Major Federal Disaster Declaration. The major disaster declaration will allow the release of federal funds for designated counties that sustained damage during the July 28th and 29th flooding and thunderstorms. Doddridge, Harrison, Marion, Marshall...

Clarksburg Woman Faces Drug Charges After Selling to Informant

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A Clarksburg woman is facing drug charges after authorities said she sold drugs on two separate occasions.

UHC Pediatrician Talks About Meningitis and How to Protect Your Children

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On Friday, the Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department confirmed two students contracted viral meningitis at Nutter Fort Primary  School earlier this week.

UPDATE: Health Department Confirms 2 Cases of Viral Meningitis Video included

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The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department has confirmed that there are two confirmed cases of viral meningitis in the area. 

Juvenile Dies After Being Swept Away By Flood Waters in Wood County

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According to the West Virginia State Police, an 11-year-old girl has died after being swept away into a culvert pipe by flooding in Wood County, WV. 

UPDATE: Missing Morgantown Teen Found Safe

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The Bangor Police Department said they located a missing Morgantown teen Thursday in Bangor Maine. 

Fairmont Police Arrest Man for Trying to Kill Girlfriend

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Fairmont Police have arrested a man they said tried to kill his girlfriend.

Eye Safety Tips for Viewing the Eclipse Video included

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An eclipse is a rare and striking phenomenon, you won’t want to miss but there are some safeties features that you want to consider before viewing the eclipse on Monday, August 21.

UPDATE: Missing Juvenile From Boone County Found Safely

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The Boone County Sheriff's Office say they have located Jada Breann Sloan and that she is in safe condition.

Randolph County Teacher Arrested for Alleged Relationships With Students

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A teacher at the Randolph County Technical Center has been arrested and charged with soliciting a minor.

Restaurant Road Trip: Saigon Pho Kitchen Video included

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Around five years ago WBOY featured Chaang Thai on High Street in Morgantown for a restaurant road trip segment. 

1 Person Taken to Hospital Following Fairmont Auto-Pedestrian Accident

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One person was taken by ambulance to Ruby Memorial Hospital following an auto-pedestrian accident in Fairmont, according to Marion County 911 officials.

3 People Arrested on Drug Charges at Westover Motel

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Two Michigan residents and a Morgantown woman were arrested Wednesday on drug charges in Westover.

POLICE: 'Kingpin of Meth' Arrested in Buckhannon

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A man was arrested on a charge of delivering drugs at the Hampton Inn in Buckhannon early Wednesday morning.

2 Ohio Fugitives Arrested in Morgantown

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The Morgantown Police Department has arrested two fugitives from Ohio after a multiple vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon on Monongahela Boulevard.

UPDATE: Crews Continue to Search for Missing Philippi Man

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Emergency crews continue their search for a missing Philippi man, according to Barbour County Chief Deputy Brett Carpenter. 

Former Farmington Police Officer Receives Probation on Bribery Charge

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A former Farmington police officer pleaded guilty Monday in Marion County Circuit Court to bribery charges.

Elkins Man Arrested for Allegedly Showing Pornography to Children

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An Elkins man was arrested last week after police said he showed pornographic material to children.

Vice President Mike Pence to Visit West Virginia

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WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - Vice President Mike Pence is expected to make a visit to the Mountain State at the end of the month. According to a spokesperson for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Vice President Pence will be addressing the Annual Meeting and Business Summit for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce on August 30th at the Greenbrier  The West Virginia Chamber Annual Meeting and Business Summit is the largest gathering of business, industry, financial, and pol...

Police Search for Male Following Armed Robbery

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The Morgantown Police Department responded to a reported armed robbery at approximately 7:20 p.m. Monday, August 14. A female was sitting on her porch on Jones Avenue when a tall white male with blond hair wearing black clothing approached her, police said. The victim told police that the man demanded her laptop after showing a handgun and then fled on foot.  Police searched the surrounding area and are continuing to investigate this incident, according to a press release....

Farmington Woman Arrested After Running From Police in Fairmont

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Melissa Sayer, 23, of Farmington, was arrested Monday night after police said she led officers on a vehicle chase before attempting to run from them.

Marion County Man Accused of Murder & Possession of Child Pornography Appears in Court Video included

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A Marion County man accused of murdering his cousin and possessing more than 600 images of child pornography appeared in court Monday.

UPDATE: 45-Year-Old Woman Killed in Clarksburg House Fire Video included

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A 45-year-old woman was killed in a fire in Clarksburg Sunday night, according to Clarksburg Fire Inspector Chris Magee.

The Latest: Student leaders say campuses should be safe

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A Virginia judge has denied bond for an Ohio man accused of plowing his car into a crowd at a white nationalist rally until he has an attorney.

Court Denies Convicted Morgantown Landlord's Request for Parole Video included

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A Morgantown landlord convicted of sexual abuse has been denied his request for parole.

UPDATE: 1 Man Dead After Tree Falls Through Windshield Video included

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A man in his 40s was killed when a tree fell through his windshield on West Pike Street Sunday morning, according to Clarksburg Police.

Man Killed in Randolph County Vehicle Accident Video included

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A man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Monday morning in Randolph County, police said.

Accident Causes Driver Entrapment

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An accident in Harrison County caused officials to shut down portions of Route 58 between Lakes Rd. and Platinum Dr.

4 Transported Following Harrison County Accident

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Four people were transported following two separate motorcycle accidents on E. Main St. in Bridgeport.

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

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The Perseids can be seen with the naked eye any time after total sunset which occurs at about 8:20 PM EDT. However there are some notable limiting factors tonight...

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  • New Coach, Same Family For Elkins Football Team

    New Coach, Same Family For Elkins Football Team

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-08-21 17:51:55 GMT

    The Elkins Tigers will have new leadership this season, but they're keeping it in the family. Evan Hott will be taking over in his first season as head coach after his father, Greg, who stepped down after almost 30 years. Coach Evan Hott has been a volunteer assistant for the past decade and said that he is proud to carry the Hott family tradition into a new era of Tiger football. "It's really cool because I have always been here, and it didn't matter if I w...

    The Elkins Tigers will have new leadership this season, but they're keeping it in the family. Evan Hott will be taking over in his first season as head coach after his father, Greg, who stepped down after almost 30 years. Coach Evan Hott has been a volunteer assistant for the past decade and said that he is proud to carry the Hott family tradition into a new era of Tiger football. "It's really cool because I have always been here, and it didn't matter if I w...

  • Black Bears Players Take Part In Miracle League Fantasy Camp

    Black Bears Players Take Part In Miracle League Fantasy Camp

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-08-21 17:49:55 GMT

    "For one they are my favorite team, and I grew up liking the Pirates, so its great," said Miracle League Participant, Samuel Lee. Mr. Clutch, himself, wasn't the only one smiling this morning at the Monongalia County Ballpark.  the West Virginia Black Bears split up into stations and played ball with members of their Miracle League Fantasy organization. Since 2000, the Miracle League has helped children with special needs play the game of baseball. "Especia...

    "For one they are my favorite team, and I grew up liking the Pirates, so its great," said Miracle League Participant, Samuel Lee. Mr. Clutch, himself, wasn't the only one smiling this morning at the Monongalia County Ballpark.  the West Virginia Black Bears split up into stations and played ball with members of their Miracle League Fantasy organization. Since 2000, the Miracle League has helped children with special needs play the game of baseball. "Especia...

  • High School Football Preview: Buckhannon-Upshur

    High School Football Preview: Buckhannon-Upshur

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-08-18 04:08:22 GMT

    The Bucs made the playoffs last season, but this year, they're beginning the season with the goal of obtaining their first playoff win since 1998. 

    The Bucs made the playoffs last season, but this year, they're beginning the season with the goal of obtaining their first playoff win since 1998. 

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  • July 28, 2017 Flooding Slideshow

    July 28, 2017 Flooding Slideshow

    Saturday, July 29 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-07-29 20:27:39 GMT
    Send us your weather damage and flooding pictures and we'll add them to our slideshow.  Please include where the pictures were taken. Please also specify if you would like to remain anonymous.  Submit your photos to weather@wboy.com or by posting them in the comment section on our July 28, 2017 Flooding Slideshow Facebook post. 
    Send us your weather damage and flooding pictures and we'll add them to our slideshow.  Please include where the pictures were taken. Please also specify if you would like to remain anonymous.  Submit your photos to weather@wboy.com or by posting them in the comment section on our July 28, 2017 Flooding Slideshow Facebook post. 
  • Red Nose Day to Help End Child Poverty

    Red Nose Day to Help End Child Poverty

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:05:03 GMT
    Red Nose Day is an annual campaign that uses the power of entertainment to raise money and awareness for children living in poverty. This year's Red Nose Day is Thursday, May 25. Watch the Red Nose Day special on WBOY Channel 12 at 10 p.m. Thursday! Learn more about the campaign and the Red Nose Day special on NBC: http://www.nbc.com/the-red-nose-day-special?nbc=1
    Red Nose Day is an annual campaign that uses the power of entertainment to raise money and awareness for children living in poverty. This year's Red Nose Day is Thursday, May 25. Watch the Red Nose Day special on WBOY Channel 12 at 10 p.m. Thursday! Learn more about the campaign and the Red Nose Day special on NBC: http://www.nbc.com/the-red-nose-day-special?nbc=1
  • WBOY 60th Anniversary Slideshow

    WBOY 60th Anniversary Slideshow

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:37:10 GMT

    This is a slideshow to help celebrate our 60th anniversary! Help us celebrate! If you have any pictures of WBOY from over the years, please send them to svaldivieso@wboy.com. We will add them to our slideshow! 

    This is a slideshow to help celebrate our 60th anniversary! Help us celebrate! If you have any pictures of WBOY from over the years, please send them to svaldivieso@wboy.com. We will add them to our slideshow! 

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