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School Board Updates Snow Day Procedure

December 19, 2014 WHEELING — Decisions about school closings in Ohio County on inclement winter mornings now must be made by 6 a.m. following an act by Ohio County Board of Education members Thursday night. more »»

EPA to Treat Coal Ash Like Garbage

December 19, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmentalists and industry experts widely expect the first federal standards for the waste generated from coal burned for electricity to treat the ash like household garbage,... more »»

Riley Set To Lead WVNCC

December 19, 2014 WHEELING — Following a Thursday meeting, the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education named Vicki Riley as the new president of West Virginia Northern Community College,... more »»

U.S. Not Ready for Nuke Attack

December 19, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government isn’t fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or large-scale natural catastrophe, lacking effective coordination, and in some cases is years away... more »»

Woman Sought In Arrow Death

December 19, 2014 By WARREN SCOTT For the News-Register WELLSBURG — City police are seeking a woman who knew the Wellsburg man found dead with an arrow in his back in hopes of gaining more information about his murder. more »»

Offices To Reopen On Dec. 26

December 19, 2014 WHEELING — West Virginia state workers may have to wait an extra day to return Christmas gifts or hunt for bargains because Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will not give them the day off Dec. 26. more »»

President Tests Boundaries Of Unilateral Action

December 19, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — With a recent streak of unilateral activism, President Barack Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors. more »»

U.S. Response to Sony Hack Creates a Digital Dilemma

December 19, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, the Associated Press has learned. more »»

Marshall University President Kopp Dies

December 19, 2014 HUNTINGTON — Officials throughout West Virginia mourned the loss this week of Stephen Kopp, president of Marshall Universit. more »»

Study: Abused Children Die as Authorities Fail

December 18, 2014 BUTTE, Montana — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. more »»

Marshall President Kopp Dies

December 18, 2014 HUNTINGTON (AP) — Stephen J. Kopp, who oversaw $200 million in new buildings and renovations over nearly a decade as president of Marshall University, has died. more »»

Natural Gas Flare Lights Night

December 18, 2014 NEW ATHENS — Although the sun goes down early in December, residents of New Athens now get a constant orange glow through the night because of the natural gas flaring system at a nearby Hess Corp. more »»

New York to Ban Fracking

December 18, 2014 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits. more »»

Belardine Admits Probation Violation

December 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Matthew Belardine will be sentenced next week after he admitted to violating the probation he has been on for his involvement in the Steubenville rape case. more »»

Obama Pushes To Restore Cuban Ties

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money... more »»

Senate Will Take Up Coal Battle

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-K. more »»

Manchin Looks Forward To 2015

December 18, 2014 WHEELING — Sen. more »»

Oliver Luck Is Stepping Down at WVU

December 17, 2014 MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University Athletics Director Oliver Luck has accepted the newly created position of executive vice president of regulatory affairs with the NCAA, WVU President Gordon Gee... more »»

City Council Approves Sales Tax Increase

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — City Council members believe doubling the sales tax is the final piece of the puzzle to resolving severely underfunded police and fire pension plans, so they put the final piece of that... more »»

C-SPAN Visits City

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — Three vans bearing Washington, D.. more »»

Capito Joining Energy Panel

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — Republican Sen.-elect Shelley Capito will join Democrat Sen. more »»

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Ho Hos and To-Do Lists

December 2, 2014 Ho, ho, ho! Mmm... Hostess HoHos. ... Oh man, I’m the hostess for that party next weekend. more »

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