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Track: Ban Will Snuff Out Jobs

August 22, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — With the Hancock County Board of Health expected to vote on a county-wide smoking ban next week, public debate continues to center on the potential economic — rather than health —... more »»

 
 
 

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Track: Ban Will Snuff Out Jobs

August 22, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — With the Hancock County Board of Health expected to vote on a county-wide smoking ban next week, public debate continues to center on the potential economic — rather than health —... more »»

Three Eye Ormet Site

August 22, 2014 HANNIBAL — Niagara Worldwide LLC President Eric J. more »»

‘Situation Not Good’ On School Route

August 22, 2014 MOZART — School buses from Marshall and Ohio counties are transporting students along Mozart Road between Mozart and Mount Olivet where an Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority bus rolled... more »»

To Pay, Or Not To Pay

August 22, 2014 WASHINGTON— The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. more »»

Supreme Court to Shape Ferguson Probe

August 22, 2014 WASHINGTON— It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago. more »»

Obituaries

ROBERT FRIEND

August 22, 2014 Robert “Bob” Glenn Friend, 86, of Bethel Park, formerly of Wheeling, WV, died Monday, August 18, 2014, in Veterans Hospital, Martinsburg, WV. more »»

ALICE ATKINSON

August 22, 2014 Alice May (Gorby) Atkinson, 90, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Ann’s Country Retrea. more »»

PAUL MYERS

August 22, 2014 Paul E. Myers, 85, of Glen Dale, WV, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dal. more »»

DANIEL DROWNE

August 22, 2014 Daniel Kerr Drowne, 67, Wheeling, WV, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in the Wheeling Hospital. He was born on July 11, 1947, in Miami, FL, son of the late Alton and Beatrice Saad Drowne. Mr. more »»

EILEEN ZAVISLAK

August 22, 2014 Eileen M. Zavislak, 78, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, West Virginia. more »»

Community

One Council Seat Up for Grabs in Nov.

August 22, 2014 On Nov. 4, voters throughout Moundsville will choose either to re-elect Councilman-At-Large Phil Remke or replace him with one of two challengers, including former City Manager Allen Hendersho. more »»

Coalition Urges Landlords To Consider Vet Housing

August 22, 2014 The Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless held its first Veterans Outreach Event Thursday at the Veterans Memorial Amphitheater at Heritage Port in order to reach out to homeless veterans in... more »»

Cops Nab Trio In Copper Theft

August 22, 2014 The Benwood Police Department’s efforts to crack down on copper theft resulted in the arrest of three people early Tuesday at the Benwood Industrial Par. more »»

Charges Pile Up For Local Man

August 22, 2014 Criminal charges are piling up on Steven Barker, who is in the Northern Regional Jail at Moundsville under $15,000 cash bond after Wheeling police added three new charges to four others he already... more »»

Councilman Discusses Ma’Lik Debate

August 21, 2014 The debate over Ma’Lik Richmond playing varsity football for Steubenville High School continued at Steubenville City Council on Tuesday, with Councilman Kenny Davis calling for area residents to sto... more »»

Editorials

Set Priorities In Steubenville

August 21, 2014 Steubenville City Council members find themselves in an unenviable position. Within the next few years, municipal government expenses are expected to outpace revenue. more »»

Big City Pushers A Threat Here

August 21, 2014 By pooling resources through drug task forces, some Northern Panhandle law enforcement agencies have been able to score notable successes against drug pushers. more »»

Don’t Restrict Free Discussion

August 21, 2014 Members of boards of education should be free to discuss school business or ask questions about it during meetings. more »»

It’s Easy to Review Wheeling Plan

August 21, 2014 The last time Wheeling’s comprehensive plan was amended, in 1997, reviewing the proposal for it was not easy. more »»

Helping Veterans In West Virginia

August 21, 2014 While the U.S. more »»

Local Columns

Keep True Monsters Behind Bars

August 17, 2014 Many years ago a county jail inmate telephoned me to insist I write a story about his civil rights being violated. more »»

Fighting Back Against President’s War on Coal

August 17, 2014 Since coming to Congress in 2011, I’ve been a leading voice against the harmful impacts of President Obama’s War on Coal. more »»

Helping Heroes In Moundsville

August 17, 2014 Jeremy Harrison, the founder of Helping Heroes in Moundsville, is a person who works on behalf of his fellow military veterans. more »»

Teachers, Doctors, the Military Are Noble Professions

August 17, 2014 I know I am stepping on shaky ground, but I have reached a point in my life where I feel free in voicing my opinion. more »»

Challenging the Darkness Instead of Surrendering

August 17, 2014 Last week we heard the sad news of a comedic genius’ death in the person of Robin Williams. more »»

Sports

JM’s Lucas Young, But Experienced

August 22, 2014 By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer GLEN DALE — First-year John Marshall volleyball coach Carly Lucas feels like she has some unfinished business to take care of at her alma mater, John Marshall. more »»

Moore Ties School Record

August 22, 2014 By TRACY WATSON For The Intelligencer SARDIS — Magnolia sophomore golfer Peyton Moore is in the midst of what has been an amazing two-year high school career thus fa. more »»

Eagles Sharp, Steelers Not in 31-21 Defeat

August 22, 2014 By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA — This was more like last year’s Eagles. more »»

McIlroy Stumbles Early

August 22, 2014 By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PARAMUS, N.J. — Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months. more »»

S. Williams To Face Townsend

August 22, 2014 By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK — Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 32-year-old Williams has won 17 Grand Slam titles. more »»

W.Va. News

Airport, chemical co want spill lawsuit dismissed

August 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An airport and a chemical producer want claims dismissed in a lawsuit partly targeting them over a January chemical spill. more »»

W.Va. agency gets $560K in mine safety funding

August 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is receiving more than $560,000 in health and safety training grants from the U. more »»

Kentucky high court suspends lawyer after charges

August 21, 2014 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A West Virginia attorney charged with attempted murder has been indefinitely suspended from practicing law in Kentucky. more »»

Traveling sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

August 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virginia. more »»

Flags lowered in honor of former W.Va. lawmaker

August 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia and U.S. flags on Capitol grounds in Charleston and all state-owned facilities in Wayne County are at half-staff in honor of former state Sen. more »»

Ohio News

Officer in Wal-Mart shooting involved in 2010 case

August 21, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities confirm a police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting but wasn't indicted after evidence... more »»

Cardiologist accused of $7.2 million medical fraud

August 21, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal court indictment alleges a northeast Ohio cardiologist performed unnecessary procedures as part of an alleged scheme to overbill Medicaid and private health insurance... more »»

26 accused in drug trafficking conspiracy in Ohio

August 21, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Twenty-six people have been indicted in federal court for their alleged roles in a Toledo drug trafficking conspiracy. more »»

1 officer in Ohio Wal-Mart shooting still on leave

August 21, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities confirm a police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting but wasn't indicted after evidence... more »»

Ohio State president meets with band leaders

August 21, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Student and staff leaders of the Ohio State marching band have met with the university's president to share concerns over the firing of a popular band director. more »»

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Sitting On The Porch

August 12, 2014 Tracy Lawrence once sang, "If the world had a front porch like we did back then ... We'd still have our problems, but we'd all be friends. more »

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