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Tennant Accused Of Election Law Violation

October 24, 2014 CHARLESTON — Secretary of State Natalie Tennant’s rally on the steps of the Kanawha County Courthouse on Wednesday to celebrate the start of early voting may have violated state election law,... more »»


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Tennant Accused Of Election Law Violation

October 24, 2014 CHARLESTON — Secretary of State Natalie Tennant’s rally on the steps of the Kanawha County Courthouse on Wednesday to celebrate the start of early voting may have violated state election law,... more »»

Bethany Seeking Money’s Return

October 24, 2014 WHEELING — Attorneys for Bethany College filed a lawsuit Wednesday in the Northern District of West Virginia asking to be reimbursed $262,020 seized by federal agents during an investigation into a... more »»

AEP Wants 17-Percent Rate Hike as Earnings Soar

October 24, 2014 WHEELING — Citing damage the American Electric Power system suffered during a pair of 2012 storms and a new vegetation management program, the firm’s regulated West Virginia subsidiaries want... more »»

GOP Response to Attacks Usually Includes President

October 24, 2014 WASHINGTON —î Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New... more »»

Family Says Ebola Virus No Longer Detected In Nurse Who Visited Ohio

October 24, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her family said Wednesday. more »»



October 24, 2014 Kathryn Smith, 93, of Shadyside, OH, died Thursday, October 9, 2014, at her home. She was born May 19, 1921, a daughter of the late Adolph and Caroline Jericho Pacific. more »»


October 24, 2014 Martha Rose Brandfass, 92, former resident of McCready Ave., Wheeling, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. more »»


October 24, 2014 Jeff Durant, 70, of Bellaire, Ohio, died Thursday, October 23, 2014, at the Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, West Virgini. more »»


October 24, 2014 Joseph McClain Hartzell Jr., 91, of Cameron, WV, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Cameron Nursing and Rehab Center. more »»


October 24, 2014 Robert Wells, 84, of Barnesville died Wednesday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville; service Monday 11 a.m. more »»


Woman Faces Five Felony Drug Charges

October 24, 2014 Kayla Erin Young faces five felony charges after State Police troopers found three marijuana plants and several cut forms of marijuana at her West Liberty hom. more »»

Attorneys Ask Judge to Decide If They Stay On

October 24, 2014 Attorneys for a man who has brought a lawsuit against the City of Wheeling have asked Circuit Judge Ronald Wilson to determine if they should be recused from a case as requested by Wheeling City... more »»

Alum Encourages Partnership Between WJU and City

October 24, 2014 A Wheeling Jesuit University alumnus — who is now Maryland’s secretary of transportation — believes the key to a renaissance in Wheeling is more partnership between WJU and the city. more »»

Man Arrested in Kidnapping, Possession Case

October 24, 2014 Weirton police arrested a city man after he reportedly kept a 23-year-old woman against her will at his house overnight. more »»

62 Dogs Seized From Home, Owner’s Care Not Adequate

October 24, 2014 While it wasn’t quite 101 Dalmatians, Marshall County sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday seized 62 dogs at a home in the county after it was found their owner could no longer provide adequate care. 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 »»


Tennant Breaks Election Law

October 24, 2014 A serious infringement of West Virginia election law was committed this week by the chief enforcer of such rules, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant. more »»

Punishing Lapses At Secret Service

October 24, 2014 A newly reported Secret Service fiasco should result in President Barack Obama losing his patience with the agency — for his good, that of his family and the safety of future presidents. more »»

Libertarian Ideas Merit Discussion

October 23, 2014 Three of the five candidates for the U.S. Senate from West Virginia are under no illusions about winning the election. They know they have no chance of prevailing. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va. more »»

Balancing Budget In Steubenville

October 23, 2014 Steubenville officials’ reluctance to increase taxes on city residents and businesses is laudable. more »»

Reconsider Plan To Buy Property

October 23, 2014 Reservations such as those three Moundsville City Council members expressed about spending $400,000 for a municipal garage building should not be dismissed lightly. more »»

Local Columns

Don’t Shed Any Tears For the CDC

October 19, 2014 Would it surprise you to learn that one of the functions of the Centers for Disease Control is to prevent “teen dating violence”? The CDC also battles bullying. more »»

Pouring Ice Water on ‘Awareness’ Campaigns

October 19, 2014 Americans have long been vulnerable to fads, those odd behaviors that suddenly become all the rage. more »»

A Different Type of Scenery, Rain, and Deep Freeze

October 19, 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 »»

Legionnaire C. William Harris Being Honored in Cameron

October 19, 2014 Although C. William Harris has never lived in the city of Cameron, the name Bill Harris has been synonymous with that community for many years. more »»

Government Mistrust Is Epidemic

October 18, 2014 By Friday, nearly 30 countries had established bans on travel to and from the three countries — Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea — hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak. more »»


Hilltoppers Still Surging, Win Third Straight, 24-3

October 24, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — Dakota Conwell threw for three touchdowns, Isiah Moody ran for a career-high 153 yards and the West Liberty defense held West Virginia Wesleyan without a touchdown for the first time... more »»

Understanding the ’Eers’ 3-3-5

October 24, 2014 MORGANTOWN — It’s hard to find 320-pound men who can run fast. It’s an even tougher task to assemble four of them togethe. more »»

Park Out Of AAA Tourney

October 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — “We’re hard to guard. more »»

Uneven Steelers Hoping Colts’ Luck Will Run Out

October 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Andrew Luck understands weekly comparisons between himself and the opposing quarterback, even if the Indianapolis Colts star doesn’t quite get it. more »»

Red Wings Take Late Flight

October 24, 2014 DETROIT — Justin Abdelkader’s goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. more »»

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