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Community members raising money for business after fire
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Community members raising money for business after fire

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- After a fire left a well known local business destroyed, community members are stepping up to help those affected.Early on the morning of August 1, a fire broke out at R&R Tent Rentals near South Webster.The business would provide tents for events all over the region and beyond.Owner Rodney Wright says nearly their entire inventory was destroyed.“I started out with two tents 25 years ago, and I probably had 130 tents at this point,” Wright said.Wright says the most painful part of the loss was two tractors that belonged to his father and grandfather.Kristie Johnson is a teacher in South Webster High School. She says the business has been a staple in the community.“We have a few businesses that always give to the school, and he was a huge one,” Johnson sai...
Ashleigh Buhai Wins Women’s British Open After Playoff
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Ashleigh Buhai Wins Women’s British Open After Playoff

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — Ashleigh Buhai recovered from throwing away a five-shot lead at the Women’s British Open by beating In Gee Chun in a playoff Sunday to win her first major title.With the light fading, the South African golfer made a superb bunker shot on the fourth playoff hole to leave herself with a short par putt, while Chun settled for a bogey.Buhai calmly rolled in from less than three feet and then clutched her face in relief, before being drenched in water and other beverages by her entourage.She made things a lot more difficult than they had to be, though.Buhai entered the final round with a commanding five-shot lead and was still three strokes ahead before a triple bogey on the par-4 15th that put her level with Chun.Political CartoonsShe then missed a birdie putt on ...