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Manchin: ‘I Support Hillary Clinton’

April 21, 2015 WHEELING — A more open legislative process in recent months played a huge role in Sen. more »»


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Manchin: ‘I Support Hillary Clinton’

April 21, 2015 WHEELING — A more open legislative process in recent months played a huge role in Sen. more »»

$250K in Wheeling Budget For WesBanco Arena Ramp

April 21, 2015 WHEELING — Almost one-fourth of Wheeling’s Community Development Block Grant allocation for the coming fiscal year would go to build a new handicapped-accessible ramp outside WesBanco Arena under th... more »»

W.Va. Governor Race ‘Wide Open’

April 21, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey admits he is seriously considering a run for governor in 2016 on the Republican ticket, and he expects the Democratic field to soon get... more »»

FBI: Hair Analysis in Hundreds of Cases Flawed

April 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and FBI on Monday pledged an independent review of FBI laboratory protocols and procedures following the discovery of flawed forensics testimony in hundreds... more »»

Americans Charged With Trying to Join ISIS Fighters

April 21, 2015 ST. PAUL, Minn.— When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn’t easily deterre. more »»



April 21, 2015 Virginia Rose Craft, 85, of Rudolph passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015, at Bridge Hospice in Bowling Green. Virginia was born in Hamlin, WV, to the late Frank and Mabel (Lemon) Dulaney. more »»


April 21, 2015 David Allen Diserio 59 of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Valley Haven Geriatric Center after a 21 year battle with a brain tumor. more »»


April 21, 2015 Kenneth DeMuth, 68, of Wheeling, WV, died Monday, April 20, 2015 in Columbus, OH. Arrangements are pending at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, WV. more »»


April 21, 2015 Myra Lu Thornton Jewett, 71, (formerly of Wheeling) of Dublin, OH passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Myra was born on July 29, 1943. more »»


April 21, 2015 Jane L. Ripley, 62, of New Martinsville, WV, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsvill. more »»


Dispute Over Money Ends in Marshall County Stabbing

April 21, 2015 A dispute over money resulted in a non-fatal stabbing in Marshall County over the weekend. According to a criminal complaint, Moundsville police officers responded to a call around 9 p.. more »»

Ohio County School Board Talks Budget

April 21, 2015 Ohio County School District employees will get a $1,000 across the board raise under a proposed $64.5 million annual budget to be submitted to the State Auditor’s Office by the district. more »»

Daughter Joins Kepner Family Funeral Business in Wheeling

April 21, 2015 Ashley Kepner hopes to make her family’s successful business even better in her new role as director of business marketing and community outreach for Kepner Funeral Homes. more »»

County Health Departments in the Northern Panhandle to Hold Immunization Clinics

April 21, 2015 County health departments in the Northern Panhandle are offering weekly immunization clinics this week as the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and partners across the country... more »»

Wheeling Children Learn Importance Of Good Money Management

April 21, 2015 WesBanco Bank Inc. recently partnered with Easter Seals to celebrate Teach Children to Save Campaign with savings education. more »»


Coal Ash Bill A Senate Test

April 21, 2015 Sen. Joe Manchin’s decision to seek re-election rather than run for governor is good news for West Virginians. How good? We may know soon. Manchin, D-W.Va. more »»

Service Evidence Of Compassion

April 21, 2015 Sometimes it is said that people in certain unfortunate circumstances are not viewed as compassionately as others. Drug addicts, prostitutes and the homeless often fall into the category. more »»

Avoid Weirton Election Errors

April 20, 2015 Whether voters on June 9 approve a public transit levy in Weirton may be the least of city officials’ worries. The very legitimacy of municipal elections is a more critical issue. more »»

Honor Volunteers Who Help Others

April 20, 2015 Ohio Valley residents are very compassionate people who often do more than feel sorry for others who need help. more »»

Manchin Helps W.Va. in Senate

April 20, 2015 The U.S. Senate has been called the world’s most exclusive club. Most of its members seem to feel keenly the distinction voters have granted them, along with the enormous power of the Senate. more »»

Local Columns

Water, Water Everywhere

April 19, 2015 “Strike while the drought is hot,” a reader advised local economic development leaders in an email to me. It’s not a bad idea in view of events in California. more »»

Proposed Pipeline Good for Ohio, Our Entire Region

April 19, 2015 Just a few years ago, natural gas inventories were shrinking, and the country was considering importing a liquefied form of gas from the Middle East. What a difference a few years make. more »»

Moundsville Business Reopens Under New Management

April 19, 2015 Johnny and Shar’s Big Dipper in Moundsville reopened Friday with changes, the most notable being the personnel dipping the ice cream and serving food items, as the Clay Wise and the Jim Wise... more »»

Convincing Democrats to Rebel

April 17, 2015 Sens. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, should be taking Sen. more »»

Let’s Dig In the Dirt

April 17, 2015 I sat looking out at a blue-gray sky filled with streaky white clouds. If I am patient, I will see what I came for at this early evening hour. A few more minutes and it happened. more »»


Wheeling Park’s Knollinger To Soon Get His Shot

April 20, 2015 WHEELING — A Wheeling Park High School sophomore will head to Colorado Springs later this month to participate in the Junior Olympics Trials in competitive rifle shooting. more »»

Pittsburgh Sweeps Milwaukee

April 20, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Gerrit Cole spent two innings tinkering with his offspeed stuff. more »»

Ex-Wheeling Nailers Scott Darling Backstops Blackhawks to Stanley Cup Playoff Victory

April 20, 2015 CHICAGO — Marian Hossa was everywhere. Jonathan Toews powered Chicago to a big second period, and Brandon Saad had a key play for the Blackhawks. more »»

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins Riding Momentum

April 20, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby is shooting the puck. Even more importantly for the Pittsburgh Penguins, it’s going in. Funny how success seems to follow when that happens. more »»

St. Clairsville Baseball Beats Bellaire to Remain Undefeated

April 20, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — After scoring 28 runs in a doubleheader sweep of homestanding Buckeye Trail on Saturday, St. more »»

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