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Bruises, Burns: Boy Dead

January 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —Two-year-old Nicolas Wolfe was found dead in his Mingo Junction home on Wednesday. His body was covered in bruises and the tops of his feet were burned. more »»

 
 
 

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Bruises, Burns: Boy Dead

January 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —Two-year-old Nicolas Wolfe was found dead in his Mingo Junction home on Wednesday. His body was covered in bruises and the tops of his feet were burned. more »»

WLU President Accused of 13 Ethics Violations

January 29, 2015 WHEELING — The West Virginia Ethics Commission has charged West Liberty University President Robin Capehart with using university resources to promote his film company’s 2011 movie “Doughboy. more »»

Newell: ‘Won’t Respond To Garbage’

January 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Five employees are suing the city, claiming a hostile work environment and sexual harassment as a result of an alleged affair between the mayor and finance director. more »»

Budget Cuts Would Hurt Health Right

January 29, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling Health Right would lose 40 percent of its yearly funding — about $400,000 — under the 2015 state budget proposed this month by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. more »»

Police: Stop Tracking Traps

January 29, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sheriffs said Wednesday that Google’s popular Waze traffic app is making it harder to nab speeders, adding to earlier police complaints that a feature in the software that lets... more »»

Obituaries

RICHARD SAFFIELD

January 29, 2015 Richard P. Saffield, 74, of St. Clairsville, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Liza’s Place Wheeling. more »»

MARY PRESSLER

January 29, 2015 Mary E. Pressler, 47, of Bellaire died Sunday. Private interment will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home, Bellaire. more »»

BRENDA HOLT

January 29, 2015 Brenda Annette Holt, 58, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015, in Liza’s Place, Wheeling. more »»

MARY HOPKINS

January 29, 2015 Mary Jane Holden Hopkins, 90, of Wheeling, WV, wife of the late Thomas Stewart Hopkins, died Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown, WV. more »»

NANCY FRYE

January 29, 2015 Nancy Lee Gamble Frye, 83, of Wheeling died Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at home. She was born May 28, 1931, in Wheeling, WV, the daughter of the late Clarence R. and D. Elizabeth Grammer Gamble. more »»

Community

Toddler’s Death Investigated, Mom in Custody

January 30, 2015 A Mingo Junction woman is in police custody following the death of her two-year-old son, the third of her children to have died in recent years. more »»

Organizations Aid Family Recovering From Fire Losses

January 30, 2015 In the aftermath of a fire which left a family homeless, efforts to get them back on their feet have started with the help of several local organizations. On Jan. more »»

$400K Fire Safety Improvement Project Gets Underway at City-County Building

January 30, 2015 Visitors to the City-County Building in Wheeling are finding there is just one elevator available to lift them to the upper floors, and when they get to the fifth floor they see ceiling tiles are... more »»

Funding for New Ohio River Bridge Discussed at Planning Commission

January 30, 2015 Plans for a new Ohio River bridge continue to move forward, with officials from the Ohio and West Virginia departments of transportation reaching an agreement on funding for its preliminary stages. more »»

Man Faces Child Porn Charge in Conspiracy Case

January 30, 2015 A Bridgeport man who has been in jail since June awaiting the state to proceed with charges alleging he conspired to kidnap and sexually assault a young girl, is now facing a separate federal charge... more »»

Editorials

Rethink Gas Pipeline Safety

January 29, 2015 Flames from a 20-inch natural gas pipeline that exploded in Brooke County had barely died down this week when federal officials warned improvements need to be made in pipeline safety. more »»

Supporting Culture Change at WVU

January 29, 2015 A young West Virginia University student died in November as a result of a fraternity initiation that was a tragedy waiting to happen, if a report by Morgantown police is accurate. more »»

Providing More Teachers in W.Va.

January 29, 2015 Shortages of people qualified to teach in public schools are severe in some areas of West Virginia. It appears state legislators are about to address that by altering requirements for educators. more »»

Obama Not Candid About 529 Program

January 29, 2015 Making community college free for virtually anyone who wants to attend is a plan President Barack Obama is eager for the public to know about — and, of course, to be grateful to him as its author. more »»

Body Cameras Raise Questions

January 28, 2015 Miniature video cameras being worn by Marshall County sheriff’s deputies provide a new layer of protection for both them and the public. But they also raise a number of questions. more »»

Local Columns

Defending Free Press In W.Va.

January 25, 2015 I feel relatively certain there are a number of people who, down through the years, have thought about beheading me or storming into my office with an AK-47 blazing. But it’s not going to happen. more »»

Using Figures of Speech to Make Your Points

January 25, 2015 Figurative language (or figure of speech) involves meaning that is deeper than its literal presentation. more »»

Lions Learn Fostoria Glass Moved to Moundsville From Ohio

January 25, 2015 It is only fitting that this year’s Fostoria Glass Society of America Convention and Elegant Glass Show will feature the American patter. more »»

Obama Keeping Pledge to ‘Remake the United States’

January 25, 2015 In May 2009, I wrote that President Obama has openly stated his desire “to remake the United States” predicated upon a “New Declaration of Independence — A New Foundation for America. more »»

GOP Moving Fast in Charleston

January 24, 2015 Something of a psychological change appears to be accompanying the earth-shattering political power shift in Charleston. more »»

Sports

Cadets Too Big for Tigers

January 30, 2015 By SHAWN RINE Sports Editor WHEELING — Shadyside girls’ basketball coach Jim Miller was animated following his club’s 59-32 loss to Linsly on Thursday night at Stifel Field House. more »»

Purpura, BD Run Past Weir

January 30, 2015 By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer McMECHEN — After suffering a disappointing loss Saturday, the Bishop Donahue girls’ basketball team went back to the basics Thursday night. more »»

Cardinals Moving Up In Regional Wrestling

January 30, 2015 By DORSEY KINDLER Staff Writer WHEELING — The wrestling rivalry between Wheeling Jesuit and Pitt-Johnstown will heat up this evening, when the 18th-ranked Mountain Cats will take on the Cardinal at... more »»

DeFilippo Helps Red Devils Fight Off Panthers

January 30, 2015 By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Senior night was celebrated prior to St. Clairsville welcoming Buckeye Local to John Jenkins Court. While seniors Alexis S. more »»

Serena Aims For 19th Major

January 30, 2015 By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer MELBOURNE, Australia — It wasn’t until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a milestone Grand Slam title, that she rediscovered the art... more »»

 
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