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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Note: Because breaking news happens fast, you may find typographic errors within news scripts. Odd punctuation, visual cues, anchor and producer notes may also appear with the scripts since these are the actual files that the news anchors present to you on Eyewitness News.
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Reporting Today: Rick Lord
and Elizabeth Noreika
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PRE PRODUCED COLD OPEN
    AN ELDERLY WOMAN KILLED IN A FIRE IN WAYNE COUNTY.

    WHAT HER SON WAS TRYING TO DO THAT ULTIMATELY SENT HIM TO THE HOSPITAL.

    A JUDGE UNDER ARREST... WHAT HE DID THAT LANDED HIM ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BENCH.

    ANOTHER BLOW TO THE COAL INDUSTRY ... WHAT MINES ARE SHUTTING DOWN AND THE IMPACT IT WILL HAVE ON THE LOCAL ECONOMY.

    JIM AD LIB

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VIDEO OF TOP STORY
    A FIRE IN WAYNE COUNTY KILLS A WOMAN AND SENDS HER SON TO THE HOSPITAL.

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WELCOME
    GOOD EVENING, I'M RICK LORD...

    THIS IS EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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FATAL FIRE TOSS
    THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING IN WAYNE COUNTY.

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DAVE @ HUNTINGTON
    EYEWITNESS NEWS ANCHOR DAVE BENTON IS JUST BACK FROM WAYNE COUNTY... AND JOINS US LIVE OUTSIDE OUR HUNTINGTON STUDIO WITH DETAILS.

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INTRO FATAL FIRE
    THE FIRE HAPPENED AROUND 10 THIS MORNING ON PADDLE CREEK ROAD IN FORT GAY. AND UNFORTUNATELY AN OLDER WOMAN WHO LIVED INSIDE... DIDN'T MAKE IT OUT ALIVE.

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FATAL FIRE VIDS
    DAVE WILL ADLIB

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PKG FATAL FIRE
    ALICE MARCUM- 41:00-SHE'S A SWEET OLD WOMAN, HER SON, I KNOW HER SON, AND IT'S SO SAD SOMETHING LKE THIS WOULD HAPPEN. IN THIS SURROUNDING AREA.


    SHAWN ALDERMAN- 40:01-VERY HEAVY FIRE ON ALL 3 SIDES OF THE STRUCTURE.

    SMOKE CONTINUED TO BILLOW FROM A SINGLE STORY WOODEN FRAME HOME ON PADDLE CREEK HOURS AFTER FIREFIGHTERS CONTAINED THE BLAZE. INSIDE A WOMAN DIED...

    NEIGHBORS SAY HER SON TRIED TO SAVE HER, BUT WAS OVERCOME BY THE BLAZE AND HEAVY SMOKE.

    37:50-HE WAS TRANSPORTED TO 3 RIVERS MEDICAL CENTER WE'RE UNSURE OF HIS CONDITION. WE UNDERSTAND HE HAS SMOKE INHILATION INJURIES.

    NEWS SPREAD QUICKLY IN THE QUIET RURAL COMMUNITY... WHILE INVESTIGATORS PIECE TOGETHER HOW THE FIRE STARTED... NEIGHBORS ARE KEEPING THE VICTIM'S FAMILY IN THEIR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

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TAG FATAL FIRE
    THE FIRE MARSHAL IS NOT RELEASING THE NAME OF THE VICTIM OR HER SON UNTIL ALL THE FAMILY IS NOTIFIED. STILL NO WORD YET HOW THE FIRE STARTED. REPORTING LIVE IN HUNTINGTON, DAVE BENTON EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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ELKINS VIGIL FOLO
    IT WAS A SAD NIGHT IN ELKINS LAST NIGHT... AS A COMMUNITY CAME TOGETHER TO REMEMBER FOUR CHILDREN AND A MAN WHO WERE KILLED AFTER THEIR HOME CAUGHT ON FIRE LAST WEEK.

    MORE THAN A HUNDRED PEOPLE GATHERED IN HONOR OF THE FIVE VICTIMS OF THE FIRE.

    PEOPLE STOOD UP AND SPOKE ABOUT THE FAMILY... SOME EVEN SAYING THE CHILDREN WERE "FULL OF LIFE". AND EVEN IN THIS TRAGEDY... THE MAYOR OF ELKINS READ A STATEMENT FROM THE CHAMBERLAIN FAMILY... THAT THANKED THE COMMUNITY AND THE FIRST RESPONDERS. IT ALSO SAID TO REMEMBER NEVER TO TAKE FAMILY FOR GRANTED.

    RUNS=:13

    OC=the worst nightmare

    PEOPLE ARE STILL LOOKING AT THE POSITIVE. THE VICTIMS HAVE ALREADY SAVED THE LIVES OF OTHER CHILDREN BECAUSE OF ORGAN DONATION.

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GRX ORGAN DONATION
    IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BECOME A DONOR.

    THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO DO IS TO SIGN UP AS AN ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR IN YOUR STATE'S DONOR REGISTRY.

    IT'S ALSO HELPFUL TO: DESIGNATE YOUR DECISION ON YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE

    TELL YOUR FAMILY ABOUT YOUR DONATION DECISION

    TELL YOUR PHYSICIAN, FAITH LEADER, AND FRIENDS

    INCLUDE DONATION IN YOUR ADVANCE DIRECTIVES, WILL, AND LIVING WILL

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SMOKE ALARM REMINDER
    IN JUST THE PAST WEEK OR SO... NEARLY A DOZEN PEOPLE IN WEST VIRGINIA HAVE DIED IN HOUSE FIRES.

    AND IN TWO OF THOSE INCIDENTS--THE HOMES DID NOT HAVE WORKING SMOKE DETECTORS.

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G SMOKE ALARM REMINDER
    IT'S AN IMPORTANT REMINDER THAT EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE A WORKING SMOKE DETECTOR ON EVERY FLOOR...

    AND OUTSIDE ALL SLEEPING AREAS.

    AND MAKE SURE TO CHANGE THE BATTERIES IN ALL SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR... PREFERRABLY TWICE...

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INTRO JUDGE ARRESTED
    A KANAWHA COUNTY FAMILY COURT JUDGE IS CHARGED WITH BATTERY ON A HEALTH CARE WORKER.

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VO JUDGE ARRESTED
    JUDGE MARK SNYDER APPARENTLY HAD A CONFRONTATION WITH A NURSE AT CHARLESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL OVER WHAT KIND OF CARE A FRIEND WAS RECEIVING. COURT DOCUMENTS ALLEGE HE GRABBED STEPHANIE KING, A REGISTERED NURSE , BY THE ARM... AND TRIED TO DRAG HER TO THE ROOM TO SHOW HER THE PROBLEM. SECURITY GUARDS REMOVED HIM FROM THE HOSPITAL. SUPREME COURT ADMINISTRATOR STEVE CANTERBURY FILED A COMPLAINT AGAINST SNYDER WITH THE JUDICIAL INVESTIGATIONS COMMISSION, WHICH IS A REQUIREMENT ANYTIME A JUDGE FACES A CRIMINAL CHARGE.

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SOT JUDGE ARRESTED
    SNYDER TURNED HIMSELF IN AT THE COURTHOUSE. HE IS FREE ON A PERSONAL RECOGNIZANCE BOND AND REFERRED ALL QUESTIONS TO HIS LAWYER... A HOSPITAL SPOKESPERSON DECLINED COMMENT.

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CREATHERS SENTENCED
    A KANAWHA COUNTY WOMAN IS GOING TO PRISON ON CONSPIRACY CHARGES FOR HER ROLE IN A SHOCKING KIDNAPPING AND ROBBERY.

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VO CREATHERS SENTENCED
    38-YEAR-OLD CINDY CREATHERS WAS SENTENCED TO ONE TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON TODAY ON ROBBERY AND CONSPIRACY CHARGES... AS PART OF HER PLEA DEAL, SHE WILL TESTIFY AGAINST CO-DEFENDANT JOEY JEFFREY... IN EXCHANGE FOR THAT TESTIMONY, KIDNAPPING CHARGES AGAINST HER WILL BE DROPPED... LAST YEAR, LEANNE QUINN WAS DRIVEN TO A REMOTE AREA OF KANAWHA COUNTY, WHERE SHE WAS BEATEN AND DUMPED IN THE MUD.... JEFFREY HAS BEEN NAMED A PERSON OF INTEREST IN THE UNSOLVED DISAPPEARANCE OF MELODY MATHENY BECAUSE BOTH CREATHERS AND QUINN SAY HE HAD THREATENED TO DUMP QUINN IN THE SAME HOLE WHERE HE PUT MATHENY... JEFFREY GOES ON TRIAL NEXT MONTH FOR QUINN'S ABDUCTION.

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KAREEM HUNTER ID
    THE BODY LOCATED IN RALEIGH COUNTY LAST WEEK HAS BEEN POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED AS KAREEM HUNTER OF CHARLESTON.

    HUNTER WENT MISSING IN SEPTEMBER.

    A MURDER INVESTIGATION HAS BEEN UNDERWAY SINCE OCTOBER.

    KELSEY LEGG IS CHARGED IN THE DEATH OF KAREEM HUNTER.

    DEPUTIES BELIEVE HE WAS MURDERED IN LEGG'S MARMET APARTMENT BY TWO UNIDENTIFIED MEN AFTER BEING LURED TO HIS DEATH BY LEGG..

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FUGITIVE FILES
    A MAN BRUTALLY ATTACKS AND ROBS SOMEONE AT A CHARLESTON PARK, BUT REFUSES TO SHOW UP FOR COURT TO FACE THE CONSEQUENCES.

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LESLIE @ MON WALL
    WE NEED YOUR TIPS TONIGHT TO BRING THESE THREE FUGITIVES TO JUSTICE...

    KANAWHA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES ARE IN OUR STUDIO READY TO TAKE YOUR CALLS.

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FUG FILES TIP LINE
    AND THE TOLL FREE NUMBER TO CALL, 1-888-720 TIPS.

    IF YOU DO CALL, YOU CAN REMAIN ANONYMOUS.

    NOW, LET'S OPEN THE FUGITIVE FILES.

    JOHN MAYNARD IS WANTED FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON A FIRST DEGREE ROBBERY CHARGE. POLICE SAY HE ATTACKED A MAN AT DANIEL BOOKE PARK....STRIKING HIM IN THE FACE...BREAKING HIS NOSE, AND LEAVING HIM WITH A BUSTED LIP AND SEVERAL BRUISES. MAYNARD IS ACCUSED OF STEALING THE VICTIM'S WALLET AND CELL PHONE. MAYNARD IS 6-01, 205 POUNDS AND HIS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS ON RUTH TRACE ROAD IN WILLIAMSON.

    JONATHAN REE-SEE-O IS ALSO BLOWING OFF COURT AFTER BEING BUSTED FOR OPERATING A METH LAB AND EXPOSING CHILDREN TO METH. REE-SEE-O IS 5'10", 160 POUNDS AND HIS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS ON DRY BRANCH ROAD IN CHARLESTON.

    RUSTY JON MARTIN HAS OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON BURGLARY AND GRAND LARCENY CHARGES. DEPUTIES SAY HE BROKE INTO A HOUSE IN SAINT ALABNS AND WAS STILL INSIDE WHEN THE OWNER CAME HOME. MARTIN IS 5'5", 145 POUNDS AND HIS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS ON CLAYBANK ROAD IN CROSS LANES.

    IF YOU KNOW WHERE TO FIND JOHN MAYNARD, JONATHAN RICCIO, OR RUSTY JON MARTIN...PLEASE CALL OUR TIPLINE.

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FUG FILES TIP LINE
    AND THE TOLL FREE NUMBER TO CALL, 1-888-720 TIPS.

    IF YOU DO CALL, YOU CAN REMAIN ANONYMOUS.

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GRX FUGITIVE FILES
    WE ARE UP TO 551 CAPTURES HERE ON THE FUGITIVE FILES. TO SEE THE FUGITIVES THAT HAVE BEEN CAUGHT AND ARE WANTED LOG ONTO OUR WEBSITE AT WCHSTV.COM AND CLICK ON THE FUGITIVE FILES ICON.

    DON'T GO AWAY IN JUST A FEW MINUTES WE'LL TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT TONIGHT'S FUGITIVES...

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6 WAYNE MINE
    TWO COAL MINES IN OUR REGION WILL SOON CLOSE... LEAVING MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE WITHOUT JOBS.

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VO 6 WAYNE MINE
    ARGUS ENERGY HAS ANNOUNCED IT IS SHUTTING DOWN TWO MINES IN DUNLOW AND ITS SHIPPING OPERATION IN KENOVA-- PUTTING 236 PEOPLE OUT OF WORK.

    HERE ARE THE SPECIFIC OPERATIONS AFFECTED... MINES NUMBER 7 AND 8 IN DUNLOW, THE WAYNE COUNTY RIVER TERMINAL KENOVA OFFICE, AND THE KIAH CREEK TRANSPORT OPERATION... THE REBEL MART ON U.S. 52 AND OTHER NEARBY BUSINESSES RELY HEAVILY ON THE PATRONAGE OF THOSE COAL MINERS.

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SOT 6 WAYNE MINE
    THE MINES WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL THE END OF DECEMBER. THE COMPANY CITED DOWNWARD TRENDS IN THE COAL MARKET AS THE REASON FOR THE SHUTDOWNS.

    IN RALEIGH COUNTY, 40 PEOPLE WILL BE WITHOUT A JOB WHEN CATERPILLAR MOVES ITS PRODUCTIONS TO A FACILITY IN PENNSYLVANIA.

    THE COMPANY WILL CLOSE ITS HIGHWALL MINER PLANT IN BECKLEY BY MID-2014.

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AIRPORT ROAD CONSTRUCTION
    IF YOU'RE HEADING UP TO YEAGER AIRPORT, LISTEN UP--THERE IS SOME CONSTRUCTION WE NEED TO TELL YOU ABOUT.

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VO AIRPORT ROAD CONSTRUCTION
    THE BRIDGE AT THE INTERSECTION OF GREENBRIER STREET AND AIRPORT ROAD IS BEING REPLACED.

    DURING THE CONSTRUCTION ALLOW YOURSELF A LITTLE EXTRA TIME TO GET INA ND OUT OF THE AIRPORT.

    NO WORD ON WHEN WORK WILL BE FINISHED.

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POWER OUTAGE
    SOME PEOPLE IN KANAWHA CITY WERE WITHOUT POWER TODAY.

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VO POWER OUTAGE
    A TRANSFORMER WENT DOWN AT NOYES AVENUE.

    THAT LEFT MORE THAN 6OO PEOPLE IN THE DARK THIS AFTERNOON.

    POWER WAS RESTORED TO MOST CUSTOMERS BY 2 O'CLOCK.

    BUT THE KANAWHA CITY KROGER DIDN'T GET ITS POWER BACK ON UNTIL ABOUT 5:00.

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LEVY WASTE WATCH
    KANAWHA COUNTY VOTERS ARE DECIDING ON THE FATE OF A PROPOSED NEW EXCESS LEVY FOR KANAWHA COUNTY SCHOOLS AND THE LIBRARY... IN A WASTE WATCHSEGMENT TONIGHT.... EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER KATY BROWN EXPLAINS HOW SOME PEOPLE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT HOW THE COUNTY IS SPENDING ITS LEVY MONEY...

    THE 2009 RAISED MORE THAN 220 MILLION DOLLARS....11 MILLION OF THAT WAS USED TO BUY TECHNOLOGY...

    BUT IF YOU DRIVE BEHIND THE KANAWHA COUNTY SCHOOLS OPERATIONS BUILDING...YOU'LL SEE PILES OF COMPUTER MONITORS... TOWERS...TELEVISIONS...AND SMART BOARDS...

    THAT'S EQUIPMENT, NOW BEING JUNKED... THAT SOME PARENTS, AND EVEN A WORKER WHO DID NOT WANT TO BE IDENTIFIED - - - BELIEVE WAS BOUGHT WITH LEVY MONEY....

    WORKER

    SHAWN DUE, SOUTH CHARLESTON PARENT

    KANAWHA COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT DR. RON DUERRING RESPONDS TO THOSE ALLEGATIONS OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM WASTING MONEY...

    TONIGHT, ON EYEWITNESS NEWS AT 10 ...

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GRX WASTE WATCH
    IF YOU WANT TO SUBMIT A STORY TO WASTE WATCH, OR SEE MORE WASTE WE'VE UNCOVERED, LOG ON WCHTV.COM.

    OR JUST CALL OUR TIP LINE AT 304-346-1147.

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HEADS UP HUNTINGTON
    EMERGENCY ALERTS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND. THAT'S THE GOAL OF A NEW INITIATIVE UNVEILED TODAY IN HUNTINGTON.

    SEVERAL AGENCIES ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO LAUNCH "HEADS UP HUNTINGTON".

    IT'S AN EMERGENCY AND DISASTER NOTIFICATION SYSTEM THAT'S A SMART PHONE 'APP'.

    IT WILL SEND YOU CRITICAL INFORMATION DURING AN EMERGENCY ... AS WELL AS INFO LIKE SCHOOL CLOSINGS, WATER ADVISORIES... AND MAJOR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS.

    YOU CAN CUSTOMIZE YOUR ALERTS, TO CHOOSE WHAT NOTIFICATIONS YOU WANT TO GET...

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SOT HEADS UP HUNTINGTON
    "That was people wouldn't be sitting in their cars wondering what's going on, wondering when they can get through. Is there any possibility of the interstate shutting down completely or should we do this should we do that. We want them to have the information to say yes you should, without having any doubt."

    THE 'APP' IS AVAILABLE IN GOOGLE PLAY RIGHT NOW, AND SHOULD BE AVAILABLE IN THE ITUNES STORE BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

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YOUR VOICE
    WE ARE COMMITTED TO TELLING RELEVANT AND MEANINGFUL STORIES THAT HAVE AN IMPACT ON OUR LIVES.

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GRX YOUR VOICE
    WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU. PLEASE GO TO OUR WEBSITE AND CLICK ON NEWS SURVEY TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS WITH US."

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JIM WEATHER BUMP
    JIM PITCHES TO WEATHER GRAPHICS

    BE SPECIFIC ON DELIVERING A PROMISE!

    I'LL TELL YOU WHEN THE SHOWERS WILL START

    WHICH AREAS WILL SEE RAIN

    AND WHICH COUNTIES WON'T SEE A DROP.



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WEATHER 2-SHOT @ WX CENTER
    ANCHORS TOSS TO JIM FOR WEATHER

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FULL WEATHER
    JIM PITCHES TO WEATHER GRAPHICS

    BE SPECIFIC ON DELIVERING A PROMISE!

    I'LL TELL YOU WHEN THE SHOWERS WILL START

    WHICH AREAS WILL SEE RAIN

    AND WHICH COUNTIES WON'T SEE A DROP.

    Join Jim Barach and the entire Storm Team at the Weather Center Online for the only regional web site that provides live, local updates, 24 hours a day!
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LESLIE @ MON WALL
    WELCOME BACK TO EYEWITNESS NEWS.

    LET'S TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT THOSE FUGITIVES WE PROFILED A LITTLE EARLIER.

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JOHN MAYNARD
    JOHN MAYNARD IS WANTED FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON A FIRST DEGREE ROBBERY CHARGE AFTER ALLEGEDING ATTACKING A MAN AT DANIEL BOONE PARK AND STEALING HIS WALLETT AND CELL PHONE. MAYNARD IS 6-01, 205 POUNDS AND HIS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS ON RUTH TRACE ROAD IN WILLIAMSON.

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JONATHAN RICCIO
    JONATHAN REE-SEE-O IS BLOWING OFF COURT AFTER BEING BUSTED FOR OPERATING A METH LAB AND EXPOSING CHILDREN TO METH. REE-SEE-O IS 5'10", 160 POUNDS AND HIS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS ON DRY BRANCH ROAD IN CHARLESTON.

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RUSTY MARTIN
    RUSTY JON MARTIN HAS OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON BURGLARY AND GRAND LARCENY CHARGES. MARTIN IS 5'5", 145 POUNDS AND HIS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS ON CLAYBANK ROAD IN CROSS LANES.

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FUG FILES TIP LINE
    AND THE TOLL FREE NUMBER TO CALL, 1-888-720 TIPS.

    AND BEFORE WE LEAVE YOU HERE TONIGHT - WE WANT TO GIVE A THANK YOU TO LT. ERIC DRENNAN WHO YOU SEE SITTING HERE ALMOST EVERY TUESDAY. HE'S BEEN DOING FUGITIVE FILES SINCE OUR FIRST SHOW MORE THAN 5 YEARS AGO...AND HE'S JUST BEEN PROMOTED WITHIN THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND WILL BE BACK ON THE ROAD. SO YOU'LL STILL SEE HIM OUT THERE, JUST NOT IN HERE. SO THANKS DRENNAN FOR ALL YOUR HELP OVER THE YEARS!!! SEE YOU BACK HERE AT 10 AND 11, TO SEE IF YOUR TIPS HELPED CATCH A FUGITIVE.

    REPORTING LIVE... LESLIE RUBIN.. EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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MOUNTAINEER VISIT
    STUDENTS AT A LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GOT A VERY SPECIAL VISITOR THIS MORNING.

    WVU'S MASCOT, THE MOUNTAINEER SPENT TIME WITH STUDENTS AT ROCK BRANCH ELEMENTARY IN PUTNAM COUNTY.

    STUDENTS IN THE PRE-K CLASS WERE ASKED TO EMAIL A LOCAL CELEBRITY.

    MIA MORGAN EMAILED THE MOUNTAINEER, AND HE AGREED TO COME VISIT HER AT SCHOOL.

    THE MOUNATINEER, JONATHAN KIMBLE, SIGNED WEST VIRGINIA ORNAMENTS THAT THE KIDS MADE, TOOK PICTURES WITH THE CLASS, READ A BOOK ABOUT THE MOUNTAINEER, TAUGHT THE KIDS ABOUT WEST VIRGINIA, AND EVEN LET THE KIDS PET HIS COONSKIN HAT.

    JONATHAN KIMBLE HAS BEEN THE MOUNTAINEER FOR TWO YEARS.

    KIMBLE IS FROM FRANKLIN, WEST VIRGINIA.

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MARK @ KIOSK
    WELCOME BACK TO EYEWITNESS NEWS AT SIX...GREAT TO HAVE YOU WITH US...

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OLIVER LUCK
    BACK IN THE LATE 70S PAUL MCCARTNEY AND WINGS BELTED OUT HIT SONG "WITH A LITTLE LUCK"...IT WAS THE SAME TIME IN WHICH OLIVER LUCK CAME TO WVU TO PLAY FOOTBALL FOR THE MOUNTAINEERS...WVU WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE A LITTLE LUCK ON ITS SIDE

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LUCK
    THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT CURRENT ARIZONA STATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR STEVE PATTERSON WILL TAKE OVER LONGHORN ATHLETICS...LUCK HAD BEEN A STRONG CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION...PATTERSON WILL REPLACE DELOSS DODDS, WHO HAS BEEN AT THE HELM FOR 32 YEARS...LUCK, WHO HAS STRONG TIES TO THE STATE OF TEXAS, HAS BEEN WVU'S AD SINCE THE SUMMER OF 2010...LUCK IS ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREAT QUARTERBACKS IN WVU HISTORY...

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WVU FOOTBALL
    CONINCEDENTALLY, WVU WILL ENTERTAIN THE TEXAS LONGHORNS THIS WEEKEND...WVU AND THE LONGHORNS MEET UP AT SHORTLY AFTER 7 O''CLOCK INSIDE MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM...WVU IS COMING OFF A GREAT WIN OVER TCU LAST SATURDAY...CHARLES SIMS HAD A GREAT PERFORMANCE FOR THE MOUNTAINEERS...

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WVU SOT
    "His attitude is so good. The way he approaches every day. Weight room. Film room. Practice field. Playing with as much effort as he possible can. That is rubbing off on the entire team. See definitely guys pointing it out. He's a special player. He's a special kid. Glad he's here. Worked out for everybody involved."

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MARSHALL
    MARSHALL IS ONE WIN SHY OF GARNERING A BOWL BERTH IN THE 2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON...THE 5-AND-3 HERD WILL HOST THE 2-AND-6 UAB BLAZERS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT HIGH NOON...DOC HOLLIDAY SAYS MARSHALL WILL SEE A TEAM ON THE RUN SATURDAY...

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MARSHALL SOT
    "We're expecting a very physical game. I'm sure you're aware, Middle Tenn. had to kick a field goal to beat them a week ago. First 29 plays of the game were all runs. 59 rushes...9 passes. entire game."

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HS FOOTBALL
    IT WILL BE NUMBER THREE VS. NUMBER FIVE ON FRIDAY NIGHT AS THE CAPITAL COUGARS AND GEORGE WASHINGTON PATRIOTS SQUARE OFF IN THEIR RESPECTIVE SEASON FINALES FOR THE 2013 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON...THE COUGARS ARE NO. 3 IN THE NEXT-TO-LAST SET OF RATINGS RELEASED TODAY BY THE SECONDARY SCHOOL ACTIVITIES COMMISSION...MEANWHILE, GW COMES IN AT NO. 5...THE TWO MEET AT 7:30 AT STEVE EDWARDS, SR. FIELD ON THE GW CAMPUS...BOTH TEAMS ARE 8-AND-1...

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MARSHALL GAME
    A PROGRAMMING REMINDER, THE MARSHALL-UAB CAN BE SEEN LIVE THIS SATURDAY ON WCHS-TV...KICKOFF IS NOON...

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WVU GAME
    LATER THAT EVENING JOIN US ON FOX 11 FOR LIVE COVERAGE OF THE MOUNTAINEERS AND TEXAS LONGHORNS FROM MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM...COVERAGE BEGINS AT 7...

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MARK @ KIOSK
    MARK TOSSES TO BREAK

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FINAL WEATHER
    FINAL WX

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