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EPA Seeks Dismissal Of Murray Energy Suit

July 11, 2014 WHEELING — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked a federal judge to dismiss a Murray Energy Corp. more »»


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EPA Seeks Dismissal Of Murray Energy Suit

July 11, 2014 WHEELING — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked a federal judge to dismiss a Murray Energy Corp. more »»

$600K Budgeted For Bonds in ’15

July 11, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVLLE — A line item in the Belmont County budget indicates the county will pay nearly $600,000 in bond payments in 2015. more »»

Study: W.Va. Spill Chemical Could be More Toxic

July 11, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — A new study shows a chemical that spilled into West Virginia’s biggest drinking water supply in January could be more toxic than a previous test indicated. more »»

Guilty Plea In First Of Meth Cases

July 11, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — The first of 17 individuals alleged to have manufactured methamphetamine in Tyler County pleaded guilty to charges Thursday. Shirl N. more »»

Portman Could Consider White House Run in 2016

July 11, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday he has definite plans to run in 2016 — at least for re-election. more »»



July 11, 2014 Betty Jean (Plants) Fisher, 84, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. more »»


July 11, 2014 Robert L. Hill, 88, of Bellaire, OH, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at Liza’s Place. He was born December 5, 1925 in Barnesville, OH, son of the late Raymond Hill and Sarah Lucas Hil. more »»


July 11, 2014 Loreal Nicole “Nickey” Fodale, 28, of Blaine- Chermont Road, Bridgeport, Ohio, beloved angel and friend, passed Wednesday, July 9, 2014. more »»


July 11, 2014 Marguerite Kinney Burton, left this world on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She was born on June 18, 1943 in Wheeling, WV to John Wilkes and Mary Jones Kinney. more »»


July 11, 2014 Marie J. Emerick, of Wheeling WV, died suddenly Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Wheeling Medical Park surrounded by her loving famil. more »»


Two Die in Semi Crash on U.S. 250

July 11, 2014 Two men died Wednesday after a semi collided with a pickup truck on U.S. 250 in Harrison County. The accident happened at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesda. more »»

Main Street Bank, Marshall County Chamber Celebrate

July 11, 2014 An abundance of sunshine, music and barbecue brightened the spirits of those in the Main Street Bank parking lot Thursday for the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event. more »»

Zanieski Sworn in to City Council

July 11, 2014 Bill Zanieski, chair of the city’s Human Rights Commission, was sworn in as Weirton’s 1st Ward council representative Wednesday at the Municipal Building. more »»

Stolen Scooter Found Online

July 11, 2014 A stolen motor scooter was returned to its owner Thursday after the owner agreed to buy the item from an alleged thief who had posted it on a local online yard sale page. more »»

Trustees Seek Return of Local Government Funds

July 11, 2014 Belmont County trustees are asking Ohio Gov. John Kasich to restore the amount of local government funds they receive back to 2011 levels. more »»


BB, Pellet Guns Can Be Risky

July 11, 2014 “You’ll shoot your eye out” may not be the biggest worry of parents whose children ask if they can have BB or pellet guns. more »»

Achieving Energy Self-Reliance in U.S.

July 11, 2014 If the United States achieves energy independence during the next decade or so, it will be no thanks to President Barack Obama and liberals in Congress. more »»

Enforce Rules For Prison Food

July 10, 2014 Feeding the thousands of inmates at Ohio prisons is a big, demanding job. Getting it right all the time may be impossibl. more »»

Seek Details On Delayed Funds

July 10, 2014 Marshall County officials still have not received hundreds of thousands of dollars — perhaps as much as $1.6 million — they expected to have from the state for the fiscal year that ended June 30. more »»

Defending VA Whistleblowers

July 10, 2014 Many people who work in the private sector would have no trouble answering a “what’s wrong with this picture” question about a Veterans Affairs Department official’s apology this week. more »»

Local Columns

Teen Made Very Big Difference

July 6, 2014 Michael Carroll, just 17 years old, died last week. People of compassion everywhere should mourn his passing. I don’t believe I’ve ever written a sentence like that one. But it’s true. more »»

‘Invisible Patriot’ Critical to Independence, State of Ohio

July 6, 2014 The 56 brave patriots who signed the Declaration of Independence did far more than sign a document; they identified themselves to the British government for all to se. more »»

World Cup Fever, Concerns With Staffing, and Baby Ducks

July 6, 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 »»

‘Zombie Prison Break’ Is Planned

July 6, 2014 Plans are underway for a 5K run/walk through the streets of Moundsville on Sept. 20. The event will be known as the “Moundsville Zombie Prison Break 5K Run Walk.” The event will start at 9 a.m. more »»

More Political Mavericks Needed

July 5, 2014 Good for Phil Remke! And good for Fred Marsh, Terry Weigel, Shane Mallett, Gary Kestner, Joe Manchin and public officials like them. Politics often is a go-along-to-get-along situation. more »»


Great Expectations

July 11, 2014 By DAVE MORRISON Sports Writer MCMECHEN — Last year at this time, Jesse Padlow was a skinny kid with big dreams. more »»

Steubenville Pelts Post 1

July 11, 2014 MATTHEW PEASLEE For the Intelligencer WHEELING — Wheeling Post 1 coach Mark Delbrugge says his team’s most important games are ahead. He hopes one of his team’s worst innings is behind. more »»

Volquez Earns Complete Game Victory

July 11, 2014 By STEVE OVERBEY Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Edinson Volquez tossed a complete game six-hitter to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the St. more »»

Signing Day Arrives In NBA, But No Action

July 11, 2014 By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Signing day arrived Thursday in the NBA, though the biggest free agents didn’t rush to grab their pens. more »»

Phelps A Bit Miffed He’s Not Going Faster

July 11, 2014 By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATHENS, Ga. — Michael Phelps has never been the patient type. He wants to go faster — right now. more »»

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