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EPA: Focus Should Be on Water Quality, Not Climate Change

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Unsafe drinking water, not climate change, is the world’s most immediate public health issue, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler contended Wednesday. Environmental groups responded by saying the Trump administration was neglecting — or ...

Family of Five Escapes House Fire in Triadelphia

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Photo by Scott McCloskey No injuries resulted from a structure fire Wednesday afternoon at a home on Amasa Avenue in Triadelphia. According to an Ohio County sheriff’s deputy, the fire was contained to one room on the second floor of the house following a quick response from Triadelphia, ...

Wheeling and Ohio County Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday, officers handled 13 traffic stops, four vehicle accidents and five miscellaneous calls. TUESDAY At 9:14 a.m., Mozart Road, disorderly juvenile. At 9:22 a.m., 18th Street, fight. At 9:50 a.m., Indiana Street, mutual ...

Wheeling Park High School Graduate Shot, Killed in Texas

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Former Wheeling Park High School student-athlete Donnie Evans Jr. was shot and killed during a large fight at an apartment complex in south Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday. Evans, 19, a native of Texas, spent the remainder of his junior year and completed his senior year at Park in 2018. He ...

Wheeling Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Monday to 8 a.m. Tuesday, officers handled 16 traffic stops and two accidents. MONDAY At 8 a.m., Wheeling Island, sweeper ticket. At 8:05 a.m., Interstate 70, erratic driver. At 8:29 a.m., Wheeling Island, sweeper ticket. At 8:55 a.m., South Huron, ...

Chick-fil-A to Open Outside OV Mall

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From Staff Reports A new fast food restaurant — Chick-fil-A — is scheduled to be built outside the Ohio Valley Mall this year. Construction of the eatery, which is popular in some parts of the country, will soon get underway on a parcel of land in front of Macy’s, according to Joe ...