Local comic shops getting business boost from box office blockbusters

Local comic shops are seeing a boost in business from the dominating success of comic-book based films at the box office. The number of shops in the Mid-Ohio Valley has doubled in the last decade.


Public pools across the area were filled with kids and families looking to stay cool as the first 90-plus degree day swept through the area Monday.



High temperatures and safety in the MOV.



West Virginia sees increased hiring of correctional officers before July 1 pay raise


UPDATE: Governor Justice seeks PEIA tier changes due to teacher pay raises


Drilling may be helping local hotel owners


Forecast for June 19th


Derek Hough Discusses Season 2 of "World of Dance" - Tuesdays @ 10 P.M. on WTAP!


To Your Health: Signs of Video Gaming Addiction in Kids & Adults


$30,000 sought for repairs to Cook House


One person hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash on Murdoch Avenue in Parkersburg


High school students facing higher stress levels


Eastbound lanes of West Union Street in Athens to close for water line repair


Some Athens residents may see discolored drinking water during hydrant flushing



V.A. Medical Center in Huntington renamed to honor WWII veteran


Two people arrested in investigation of reported kidnapping in Wood County


Two taken to hospital after head-on collision in Wood County


1 man dies in shooting outside bar, 2 males injured


Police: Pickup stolen from West Virginia highways garage


Sex misconduct claims include Ohio State doc's other office


Father’s Day Car Show


Broadband official: Microsoft eyes West Virginia investment


Multicultural Festival Wraps Up


Woman pulled through Ohio dam dies


Parkersburg Catholic Hosts Tournament


ORSANCO Hosts a 6 State Clean Up Event


UPDATE: Suspect still in hospital, police officer OK after officer-involved shooting


UPDATE: I-77 southbound ramp reopened in Marietta


Traffic slowdowns possible Saturday as large vehicle moves through region


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