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Independent Spending Surpasses $1.6 Million

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Coal, gambling and labor interests are among those seeking to influence West Virginia legislative races with more than $1.6 million in independent campaign expenditures this election cycle. more »»

 
 
 

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Independent Spending Surpasses $1.6 Million

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Coal, gambling and labor interests are among those seeking to influence West Virginia legislative races with more than $1.6 million in independent campaign expenditures this election cycle. more »»

GOP Brings Out Early Voters

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Republicans’ strategy to turn out the early vote in 2014 appears to be succeeding, with the GOP outperforming its share of the state’s voter registration by a higher margin than Democrats... more »»

Blowing Sand To Be Contained

October 31, 2014 BENWOOD?— Particles of sand intended for use by the local gas drilling industry have been blowing across Benwood’s industrial park and into residential neighborhoods in South Benwood, and now the... more »»

Ormet Auction Set For Tuesday

October 31, 2014 HANNIBAL — Eric J. Spirtas said old pots once used for making aluminum are no longer needed at the Ormet Cor. more »»

Nurse Breaks Quarantine

October 31, 2014 FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state’s Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authoritie... more »»

Obituaries

ISOBELLE KNISLEY

October 31, 2014 Isobelle Knisley, 83, of New Martinsville, WV, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling, WV. more »»

DOROTHY MITCHEM

October 31, 2014 Dorothy Jean (Whitlatch) Mitchem, 68, of Short Creek, WV, died on Wednesday October 22, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. more »»

CHARLES FRANTZ

October 31, 2014 Charles W. “Chuck” Frantz, Jr., 76, of Bloomingdale, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steuben-ville, Ohio. more »»

DOROTHY DOWNING

October 31, 2014 Dorothy K. Downing, 71, of New Martinsville, WV, died Tuesday. Visitation today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and also on Saturday from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. more »»

ANSEL McENDREE

October 31, 2014 Ansel McEndree, 60, of Quaker City died October 28, 2014. Visitation Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. at Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home & Crematory, Bethesda. more »»

Community

Man Arrested for Aggravated Murder

October 31, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Few details have been released in a fatal shooting in Belmont Count. more »»

Park Team Hears Violence Message

October 31, 2014 Local law enforcement and family service officials are spreading the message that young athletes should learn at an early age how to “flip the switch” on their aggression when they leave the playing... more »»

A Happy Outcome For Rescued Dogs Of Marshall County

October 31, 2014 Last week, the Marshall County Animal Shelter was overwhelmed with an influx of new arrivals, as 62 dogs were seized from an overwhelmed caregive. more »»

Brad Paisley Will Join GameDay

October 31, 2014 Glen Dale native Brad Paisley will be on hand Saturday in Morgantown to make his picks on ESPN’s College GameDay outside the Mountainlair Student Union. more »»

Bethany Embezzler Ordered to Pay Up to $1M in Restitution

October 31, 2014 A former Wheeling woman convicted of embezzling $1.38 million from Bethany College will be required to pay up to $1 million in restitution as a condition of probation approved for her Wednesday. more »»

Editorials

Check Safety In Gas Industry

October 31, 2014 Some industries can never be entirely free of risk. Ohio Valley residents, many of whom have worked in coal mines, steel mills and similar jobs, understand that. more »»

Voters Not Likely To Elect Scofflaw

October 31, 2014 It is impossible to say how many times Ed FitzGerald broke the law by driving Cuyahoga County government vehicles without a valid operator’s license. more »»

Changing Label As a ‘Hellhole’

October 30, 2014 Rightly or wrongly, West Virginia has the reputation among some of being a “judicial hellhole,” with the odds in many Mountain State courts stacked against businesses. more »»

Ebola Decisions Based on Politics

October 30, 2014 President Barack Obama made it clear Tuesday that he bases many critical decisions on one type of science — political science. more »»

Berisford Shows Limits of Diplomacy

October 30, 2014 Moundsville native John Berisford is back home in the United States, finally. His situation makes it clear this country has much to do to improve our diplomatic relationship with China. more »»

Local Columns

Ebola a Walk In the Park Beside AIDS

October 26, 2014 Worried about Ebola? Well, you should be, for several reasons. But if you want to talk about a real mass killer, HIV/AIDS ought to be on your mind. more »»

Approve Ballot Measure to Benefit Boy Scouts, State

October 26, 2014 West Virginia is fortunate that the Boy Scouts of America chose this state over more than two dozen others for the site of the Summit Bechtel Reserve (SBR. more »»

Discovering the Main Idea a Critical Skill in Reading

October 26, 2014 Since their elementary school days, all students have been exposed to the concept of “main ideas. more »»

‘Adopt an Artifact’ Slated for Nov. 5 at Cockayne Farmstead

October 26, 2014 The Cockayne Farmstead on Nov. more »»

Pipeline Progress; Lack of Information; and Ziplines

October 26, 2014 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

Sports

Logan Routt Is Head And Shoulders Above the Rest

October 30, 2014 CAMERON — Logan Routt just may be the most famous person in Cameron. The 6-foot-11 quarterback’s MaxPreps.com video has more than 270,000 views on YouTube. more »»

Henry Hitting His Stride

October 30, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen thought true freshman safety Dravon Henry was starting to drop off. The Aliquippa, P. more »»

A Gigantic Victory for S.F.

October 30, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants succeeded where no team had in 3 1/2 decades, winning Game 7 on the road for their third World Series title in five year. more »»

James Makes Return To Cleveland Tonight

October 30, 2014 CLEVELAND — This will be a season opener unlike any other — one that also brings closure. Part homecoming, part family reunion, part revival meeting and a huge party rolled into one. more »»

Brown Is Soaring for Steelers

October 30, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown’s brilliance is sometimes overshadowed by everything else that comes with it. The elaborate and occasionally illegal touchdown celebrations. more »»

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Why you should take your kids to see "Annie"

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