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Wheelhouse Creative adds award- winning journalist to its team WHEELING — Wheelhouse Creative has added award-winning journalist Mitch Vingle to its talented team of creative professionals. Vingle brings more than 38 years of writing experience to the team. Whether as a beat writer for ...

Wheeling Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:03 a.m. Saturday and 7:15 a.m. Monday, officers also handled 11 accident, eight traffic stops and five miscellaneous calls. MONDAY At 7:15 a.m., Bayberry Circle, animal. At 5:28 a.m., Warwood Avenue, burglar alarm. At 5:17 a.m., Fifth Street, ...

Man Dies in Marshall County Industrial Accident

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CAMERON -- An industrial worker died Sunday in what the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office described as an accident. Sheriff Bill Helms confirmed early this afternoon that Mark Piper, 57, died about 10 a.m. Sunday. The sheriff said his office received a call reporting a heavy equipment ...

Wheeling Middle School Students Learn a Squirmy Lesson

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Photo Provided Wheeling Middle School students worked in their garden with some squirmy friends on Friday. “Project Worm” was held at the school in partnership with Grow Ohio Valley and Northwood Health Systems. Wheeling Middle School teacher Jennifer Craig said the project involves ...

Campus Sex Assault Rule May Change

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Choking back tears, she testified that he sexually assaulted her. Defensive and angry and choking back tears, he swore that he did not. The dramatic Senate testimony last week by Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh came as Education Secretary ...

FBI Agents Interview Kavanaugh Accuser

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WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents on Sunday interviewed one of the three women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as Republicans and Democrats quarreled over whether the bureau would have enough time and freedom to conduct a thorough investigation before a ...

Candidates for Ohio’s Next Governor Set to Debate

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MARIETTA, Ohio — The two major party candidates seeking to become Ohio’s next governor will hold the second of three debates leading up to the Nov. 6 election. Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine will answer questions beginning at 7 p.m. today on a televised debate ...

Kavanaugh Accuser Has Legal History

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WASHINGTON — Julie Swetnick, one of the women who has publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has an extensive history of involvement in legal disputes, including a lawsuit in which an ex-employer accused her of falsifying her college and work history on ...

American Guns Going South of the Border

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Among the thousands of immigrants who have been coming across the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months, many are seeking to escape gang and drug violence raging in their homelands. The weapon of choice used to intimidate them? Often an American-made gun. While the flow of drugs and immigrants ...

Oglebayfest and Applefest Traditions Better Than Ever

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It’s that time of year again. The kettle corn, the sound of fiddle playing and meeting of old friends are on tap at the annual fall celebration known as Oglebayfest on Friday, Saturday and next Sunday at Oglebay Park. This city park, known for its pristine rolling landscape, gorgeous ...

Come to the Ohio County Fair During Oglebayfest

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WHEELING — In conjunction with the annual Oglebayfest celebration, the Ohio County Country Fair will be held Friday through Sunday at Site 1 near the Good Zoo in the park. The fair highlights country living in Ohio County with various organizations displaying their wares and livestock. The ...

President Donald Trump Campaigns for Patrick Morrisey in Wheeling

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WHEELING — President Donald J. Trump announced here Saturday night he must change his iconic “Make America Great Again” slogan in time for the 2020 election. As economy and employment numbers start to improve, he suggested two years from now voters might want to use “Keep America ...

President Gets Strong Reaction From Crowd in Wheeling

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WHEELING — They danced and sang, chanted and waved signs — and they expressed overwhelming support for President Donald J. Trump. The thousands of people who visited WesBanco Arena in downtown Wheeling on Saturday evening cheered as the President spoke, reacting especially strongly ...

Protesters Outnumbered by Trump Supporters

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WHEELING — The “Friendly City” was witness to some terse words between supporters and non-supporters of President Donald Trump as hundreds of people lined Main Street on Saturday hours before his arrival at WesBanco Arena. As the crowd grew and snaked its way up Main Street, the ...