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Ohio County BOE Looks at New Way To Certify Teachers

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WHEELING — Ohio County Schools is looking to ways to make it easier for those with extensive math and science backgrounds — but not an education degree — to get the training they need to be certified to teach in the school district. Ohio County Schools Human Resources Director Susan ...

WVU Psychologists Receive Award For Work on Brain Injuries

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MORGANTOWN — With more than 2.8 million occurring annually, traumatic brain injuries are one of the most pressing challenges facing the medical community. Survivors of TBI often experience chronic psychiatric symptoms such as increased risky decision-making and impulsivity, yet there are not ...

HauntedCon Slated to Scare Up Fun on Saturday in Waynesburg

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By DAVE ZUCHOWSKI For The Intelligencer WAYNESBURG, Pa. — Something spooky is happening Saturday at Greene County’s first-ever Haunted Conference at the EQT Rec Center. Five of the region’s most experienced and well-known paranormal investigators will give presentations from 10 a.m. ...

A.G. Morrisey Files Suit Against Purdue Pharma

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CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined his legal counterparts in four other states Thursday to file lawsuits seeking to hold the company that makes OxyContin responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that’s now the leading cause of accidental deaths across ...

Marshall BOE Narrows Search for Superintendent

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MOUNDSVILLE — The Marshall County Board of Education will hold a special weekend meeting to interview candidates for the open superintendent’s position, with the hope of hiring a permanent replacement by the end of the month. The board is scheduled to meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the ...

Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday, officers handled seven traffic stops, four accidents and three miscellaneous calls. At 8:05 a.m., Jacob Street, improper parking. At 8:12 a.m., Wood Street, burglar alarm. At 8:43 a.m., National Road, grand ...

Wheeling Hospital Teaching Importance of Healthy Lifestyle

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Students from Bridgeport learned some valuable lessons Tuesday that may help them remain healthy throughout the summer and the rest of their lives. Wheeling Hospital hosted an educational seminar focused on living a healthy lifestyle for 74 third-grade students from Bridgeport Elementary on ...

TOP 5 PERCENT AT JOHN MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCED

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Photo Provided The John Marshall High School Administration is proud to announce the Top 5 percent from the Class of 2019. All 2019 John Marshall High School graduates will be honored at 7 p.m. today at WesBanco Arena during the school’s 51st Commencement Ceremony. Seated from left are the ...

CRASH CLOSES INTERSTATE 70 NEAR DALLAS PIKE

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The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed for several hours Wednesday afternoon following a multi-vehicle crash near the Dallas Pike exit in Ohio County. The eastbound lanes were closed about 3:30 p.m. after two tractor-trailers and an SUV crashed, blocking the interstate, Ohio ...

Marshall County Men Charged In Child Sex Crimes

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Two Marshall County men face felony charges in unrelated cases of sexual assault. Last month, James Carney, 47, of Moundsville, was arrested last month after a boy reported to Moundsville police that Carney had molested him as a young child over the course of four years. According to an ...

Belmont County ‘Land Bank’ Acting On Asbestos Removal

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The Belmont County Land Reutilization Corp. took another step Tuesday to assist the village of Belmont with asbestos abatement in the former school building there. The corporation, also known as the land bank, will be footing the bill for the abatement, which should allow the village to ...

Lawsuit Filed Against Nonprofit Mined Minds in W.Va.

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A nonprofit that started in Waynesburg in 2015 is facing a class-action lawsuit in West Virginia after students alleged Mined Minds didn’t follow through on promises to get them coding jobs. Mined Minds was started by married couple Jonathan Graham and Amanda Laucher, technology consultants ...