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Bridge Owner To Be Sentenced

October 30, 2014 BENWOOD — A federal court this week found Bellaire Bridge owner Lee Chaklos guilty of criminal contempt for not disclosing more than $2 million in liens that exist against the bridge, and also... more »»


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Bridge Owner To Be Sentenced

October 30, 2014 BENWOOD — A federal court this week found Bellaire Bridge owner Lee Chaklos guilty of criminal contempt for not disclosing more than $2 million in liens that exist against the bridge, and also... more »»

Leak Roared Like Jet Engine

October 30, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Jefferson County residents sent fleeing from their homes amid the methane leak at the American Energy Partners Utica shale natural gas well site late Tuesday said they are thankful... more »»

City Receives $1.1 Million Bid for Arena Video Board

October 30, 2014 WHEELING — The first step in city leaders’ effort to catapult WesBanco Arena into the 21st century — a new center-mounted video board — will come with a price tag of almost $1. more »»

Consol Pulls More Gas From Shale

October 30, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Whether it’s ethane, propane, butane or dry methane natural gas, Consol Energy is increasing output, as the the company’s Utica shale production from July 1-Sept. more »»

Troops Will Be Held For 21 Days

October 30, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. more »»



October 30, 2014 Dorothy K. Downing, age 71, of New Martinsville, WV, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at OVMC, Wheelin. more »»


October 30, 2014 Richard Lee “Dick” Cline, 81, of Graysville, Ohio, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Visitation at the Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday with services 1 p.m. Saturday. more »»


October 30, 2014 Roy Cleveland Bowers, 93, of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, October 24, 2014, in the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheelin. more »»


October 30, 2014 Rosemary Wasemann, 81, of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Wheeling Hospital. She was born November 17, 1932, in Wheeling, daughter of the late Charles and Mary Hagedorn Flaherty. more »»


October 30, 2014 Kathleen Ann Gann, 75, of Bridgeport, formerly of Wheeling, died Wednesday October 29, 2014, at Liza’s Place Valley Hospice South Wheeling. She was born July 26, 1939, in Pittsburgh, P. more »»


City’s Road Salt Costs Double This Year

October 30, 2014 Wheeling Public Works Director Russell Jebbia recently received both good and bad news concerning Wheeling’s road salt outlook for the coming winter. more »»

WVU, Police Prepare For Busy Gameday Weekend

October 30, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Law enforcement officials at West Virginia University and in Morgantown are preparing for a busy weekend as multiple events will bring crowds of students and visitors to the area. more »»

Deposits at WesBanco Increase Due to Shale Contracts

October 30, 2014 Lease and royalty payments for Marcellus and Utica shale contracts are not only paying off for mineral owners, as WesBanco officials said $247 million worth of new deposits over the past year came... more »»

Leaders Update Land Project

October 30, 2014 Belmont County commissioners on Wednesday answered questions about the county’s ongoing land bank project. Richard Hord of Martins Ferry asked commissioners about the county’s progress. more »»

Schools Recognize Bus Safety Winners

October 30, 2014 Three Ohio County Schools students have been named as winners in the West Virginia Bus Safety Contest, including two students who won the top prize in the competition. more »»


Changing Label As a ‘Hellhole’

October 30, 2014 Rightly or wrongly, West Virginia has the reputation among some of being a “judicial hellhole,” with the odds in many Mountain State courts stacked against businesses. more »»

Ebola Decisions Based on Politics

October 30, 2014 President Barack Obama made it clear Tuesday that he bases many critical decisions on one type of science — political science. more »»

Keep Building In Good Shape

October 29, 2014 The City-County Building housing most Wheeling and Ohio County government offices is nearly 60 years old. more »»

There’s Still Time For Early Voting

October 29, 2014 Thousands of Ohio Valley residents already have decided not to vote on Election Day next Tuesday. more »»

NPLEx Curbing Some Drug Crime

October 29, 2014 Either West Virginians are substantially healthier than they were last year or illegal drug “cooks” are having a lot more trouble finding the ingredients for their recipes. more »»

Local Columns

Ebola a Walk In the Park Beside AIDS

October 26, 2014 Worried about Ebola? Well, you should be, for several reasons. But if you want to talk about a real mass killer, HIV/AIDS ought to be on your mind. more »»

Approve Ballot Measure to Benefit Boy Scouts, State

October 26, 2014 West Virginia is fortunate that the Boy Scouts of America chose this state over more than two dozen others for the site of the Summit Bechtel Reserve (SBR. more »»

Discovering the Main Idea a Critical Skill in Reading

October 26, 2014 Since their elementary school days, all students have been exposed to the concept of “main ideas. more »»

‘Adopt an Artifact’ Slated for Nov. 5 at Cockayne Farmstead

October 26, 2014 The Cockayne Farmstead on Nov. more »»

Pipeline Progress; Lack of Information; and Ziplines

October 26, 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 »»


Dragons’ Routt Towers Above Competition

October 30, 2014 CAMERON — Logan Routt just may be the most famous person in Cameron. The 6-foot-11 quarterback’s video has more than 270,000 views on YouTube. more »»

Henry Breaking His Shell

October 30, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen thought true freshman safety Dravon Henry was starting to drop off. The Aliquippa, Pa. more »»

S.F. Wins 3rd Series in Last 5

October 30, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants succeeded where no team had in 3 1/2 decades, winning Game 7 on the road for their third World Series title in five year. more »»

First The Decision, But Now The Return

October 30, 2014 CLEVELAND — This will be a season opener unlike any other — one that also brings closure. Part homecoming, part family reunion, part revival meeting and a huge party rolled into one. more »»

A.B. Is Soaring for Pittsburgh

October 30, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown’s brilliance is sometimes overshadowed by everything else that comes with it. The elaborate and occasionally illegal touchdown celebrations. more »»

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