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Gov. Jim Justice, Woody Thrasher Campaigns Trade Barbs

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CHARLESTON — The political campaigns for Gov. Jim Justice and Woody Thrasher have traded attacks mere days after the former Department of Commerce secretary entered the 2020 Republican primary for governor. The Justice campaign issued a press release Thursday night, titled “Justice ...

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Suing Sports App Provider

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WHEELING — Owners of the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack are suing the providers of their sports betting app, which has now been off-line for more than two months. Delaware North — under its division Delaware North iGaming — filed suit Thursday in the Court of Chancery for the ...

Democrats Subpoena Mueller Report

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WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings. House ...

Oglebay Park Good Zoo Treasure Hunt Attracts Dozens of Families

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Despite dark clouds and scattered rain showers, Oglebay Park’s Good Zoo was brightened with the colors of the Easter season Friday morning as dozens of area families turned out for the facility’s annual Treasure Hunt. Dressed in brilliant colors, dozens of children walked with their ...

Administrative Law Judge Rules Against Tecnocap

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The National Labor Relations Board has ruled against Glen Dale’s Tecnocap, LLC for a series of business practices that resulted in a nine-day lockout last year of around 70 union workers. In the ruling, issued April 5 by Administrative Law Judge Michael A. Rosas, Tecnocap management was ...

Census: Continued Population Loss In Upper Ohio Valley

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WHEELING — Local officials are disputing an annual population estimate from the federal government that shows the Ohio Valley continues to lose residents. The estimate, released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, indicates that the population in the Wheeling Metropolitan Statistical Area ...

Idea for Teen Court Presented in Wheeling

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WHEELING — Community youth advocates are seeking a teen court program for Ohio County, and they are suggesting a $5 increase in court costs to fund the initiative. Martha Polinsky, project coordinator with the Community Impact Coalition; Brooke County Magistrate Robin Snyder; and Claudia ...

Mueller Reveals Findings On Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the ...

SPRING AT THE WATERFRONT IN WHEELING

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Photos by Scott McCloskey As temperatures climbed into the low 80s Thursday, many area resident took advantage of the warm weather to enjoy outdoor activities at Wheeling’s waterfront, as the flowering trees are in full bloom.

Wheeling Human Rights Commission Talks Future Training Sessions

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The city’s Human Rights Commission set a date for upcoming mental health training and discussed a possible additional training session at its meeting Tuesday. The commission will hold a day of Mental Health First Aid training on May 13 with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, ...

Tri-State Petroleum Corp. in Wheeling Marks 45 Years

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Tri-State Petroleum Corp. in Wheeling celebrates its 45th anniversary today. Tri-State Petroleum was formed in 1974 by Edward J. and Elizabeth J. Coyne and is presently owned and operated by their children; Sheila C. Romanek, Erin C. Merrick, Edward J. Coyne II and Colleen C. McGlinn. The ...

David Carl Kinney Appeals Murder Conviction in Belmont County

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The man convicted of murdering Brad McGarry, 43, at his Bellaire home in May 2017 is challenging his sentence of life without parole. David Carl Kinney, 32, of Brilliant, was sentenced in February 2018 by Belmont County Common Pleas Judge Frank Fregiato. On Wednesday, the case was argued ...