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Creek Fill Penalty Totals $3.6 Million

October 2, 2014 WHEELING — Federal investigators hope the $600,000 criminal penalty Trans Energy Inc. more »»


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Creek Fill Penalty Totals $3.6 Million

October 2, 2014 WHEELING — Federal investigators hope the $600,000 criminal penalty Trans Energy Inc. more »»

Tennant Loses Ballot Fight

October 2, 2014 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals unanimously ruled Wednesday the state Election Commission erred in not allowing the Kanawha County Executive Committee to fill a vacancy on th... more »»

Capito: Race Hits ‘New Low’ With Ad

October 2, 2014 WHEELING — Democrat Senate candidate Natalie Tennant’s newest campaign ad accuses her opponent, Rep. more »»

Texas Hospital’s ER Had Sent Ebola Patient Home

October 2, 2014 DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. more »»

Secret Service Chief Resigns

October 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence... more »»



October 2, 2014 Ronald D. “Clutch” Dawson, 80 years of age, of New Martinsville, WV went to be with Jesus Tuesday, September 30, 2014, while in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. more »»


October 2, 2014 Nancy F. (Curtis) Mulhollen, 75, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at Southmont Senior Care in Washington, PA. more »»


October 2, 2014 Jane S. Thompson, 81, of Tiltonsville died Wednesday. Friends received Friday, 4-7 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville. Mass 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph’s Church. more »»


October 2, 2014 Wilma Fiber, age 93, of New Martinsville, WV (formerly of Alma, WV) was ushered into heaven peacefully on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at Sistersville General Hospital, Sistersville, WV. more »»


October 2, 2014 Amy Elizabeth Zusack Duncil, 37, of Maynard, Ohio, passed away Monday, September 29, 2014 at Wheeling Hospital. She was born February 21, 1977, in Wheeling, W.Va. more »»


Plea Deal Reached in Beating Death

October 2, 2014 Eve Kelley, one of two co-defendants accused in the murder of Joseph Strother, a Cadiz man, pleaded guilty to her role in the case Tuesday in Harrison County Common Pleas Court. more »»

Assistance Dog ‘Jackson’ Meets Middle School Kids

October 2, 2014 Jackson, an assistance dog, is not only smart, but he makes his new owner, 13-year-old Kelsi Weaver, feel safe. “He’s very, very intelligent. more »»

Italian Manufacturer Moving to Weirton Industrial Park

October 2, 2014 The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday received updates on an Italian manufacturer’s plans to move into the Three Springs Industrial Park in Weirton and efforts to rehabilitate the former Brooke... more »»

Bishop Blesses Students, Computer Lab

October 2, 2014 Wheeling Central Catholic High School officials on Wednesday christened their new technology lab. more »»

Home Invasion Suspect Receives Motion Hearing

October 2, 2014 A motion hearing was held Tuesday in Harrison County Common Pleas Court for Bryan K. Nicosia, one of three suspects accused in a violent home invasion that occurred in late July in Jewett. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

September 21, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Updated Zoning Codes High on Priority List

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — The new comprehensive plan being developed in Wheeling may ask city leaders to take a fresh look at the way they view downtown development. more »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

September 15, 2014 Several points in the proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling are sensible. If anything, attention to them is overdue. more »»

Plan Focuses on Quality, Not Quantity

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — It’s not your grandfather’s Wheeling anymore. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to a draft of the city’s new comprehensive plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — The public got a chance Monday to take a closer look at city leaders’ vision for the next decade during a pair of meetings on the recently released draft of the city’s new comprehensive... more »»


It’s Time to Adapt At W.Va. Tracks

October 2, 2014 Especially during the past few years, many businesses and industries have changed, some dramatically. Some have not made the cut. more »»

Increase Research On Exotic Diseases

October 2, 2014 In all likelihood, you have never heard of Hendra Virus Disease or Chapare Hemorrhagic Fever. You probably do know about Ebola, however. more »»

Help Withheld In Drug War

October 1, 2014 Jefferson County has one of the highest rates of heroin overdose deaths in Ohio. Drug-related violence has become an epidemic in Steubenville. more »»

Getting Accurate Drug Death Data

October 1, 2014 Heroin use seems to be spreading like wildfire in Ohio and with it comes an increasing death toll due to overdoses. more »»

Don’t Give Up On Ormet Site

October 1, 2014 Another of the valley’s manufacturing giants, Ormet Aluminum, is dead. The huge smelting plant at Hannibal, on life support for many months, is gone. more »»

Local Columns

Common Sense Often Rejected

September 28, 2014 It’s been said you can’t legislate common sense. But you certainly can enact legislation to ban its use. more »»

Reading Comprehension Has Different Levels

September 28, 2014 What is reading comprehension or understanding? Below is one contemporary definition: “Reading comprehension is the reconstructing, interpreting, revaluating, reacting emotionally, and... more »»

Looking For A Bite; Coaching Shortage; and Mail

September 28, 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 newspaper. more »»

New Bill Stewart Book Written by Marshall County Woman

September 28, 2014 Marshall County educator Susan R. Jones has written a book titled, “Bill Stewart: In His Own Words” scheduled for release on Nov. 5. more »»

Some Donors Write Off Tennant

September 27, 2014 With a single exception, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives races in West Virginia are foregone conclusions, the experts with big money to spend seem to have decided. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W. more »»


‘Buctober’ Over: Pirates Can’t Crack Bumgarner

October 2, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning. more »»

Buccos miss golden opportunity in loss

October 2, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Let’s get this obligatory part out of the way first: The Pittsburgh Pirates had a very good season, and it’s always special to make the playoffs in the major leagues, simply because it’... more »»

’Eers Eye Depth In Bye

October 2, 2014 MORGANTOWN — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen used his team’s bye week for a number of things, one being to evaluate depth. more »»

Heyward Growing Into a Leader for the Black & Gold

October 2, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Cam Heyward can rattle the list off in seconds. more »»

Cameron Looks to Shake Off Loss Against Wildcats

October 2, 2014 With all of the distractions a week ago Cameron wasn’t able to go out and pull off a victory on Senior Night against defending West Virginia Class A state champion Madonna, but Coach Scott Holt’s... more »»

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