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Kammer Plant Set To Turn Off Lights

May 30, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — As the sun sets on the 630-megawatt coal-fired Kammer Plant, American Electric Power officials hope “an abundance of solar power” will help meet West Virginia’s electricity needs over... more »»

 
 
 
Cops ID Body Found On Path

May 30, 2015 WHEELING — Police have identified the body of a man found along a walking path in the Woodsdale area of Wheeling on Thursday afternoon, but are still working to learn how he died. more »»

Arena Closing For Renovations

May 30, 2015 WHEELING — Tonight’s Wheeling Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be the last major event at WesBanco Arena for at least three months, as all-new seats and handrails will be installed throughout th... more »»

Main Street Program Underway In Wheeling

May 30, 2015 WHEELING — Attitude is everything when it comes to reversing the fortunes of a struggling downtown, state and national representatives of the Main Street program told ReInvent Wheeling board members... more »»

Cuba Off Of Terror State List

May 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist as part of the process of normalizing relations between the Cold War foes. more »»

Pumped up Politics? EPA Proposes Cutting Gas Ethanol Requirements

May 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — The nation’s gasoline supply likely will have more ethanol in coming years — but not as much as was required by federal law. more »»

Hastert Hush-Money Paid for Sex Abuse Silence

May 30, 2015 CHICAGO — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. more »»

Body Found Near Path in Woodsdale Area

May 29, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling police continue to investigate the death of a man whose body was discovered Thursday on the well-traveled “Pig Path” in the heart of the Woodsdale neighborhood. more »»

Switzerland of Ohio School District Headed Toward Bankruptcy

May 29, 2015 WOODSFIELD — Hours after learning a Monroe County judge approved an injunction that would allow Beallsville High School to remain open, Switzerland of Ohio Board Treasurer Lance Erlwein outlined a... more »»

Casinos Nearing Saturation Point

May 29, 2015 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. more »»

W.Va.’s Outlook On Coal Gloomy

May 29, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia University researchers predict that state coal production will drop 39 percent compared with the industry’s last high point in 2008 — less-than-encouraging news for... more »»

Firms Would Receive Incentives for Building Ethane Cracker in Belmont County

May 29, 2015 SHADYSIDE — Belmont County Commissioner Mark Thomas said real estate taxpayers in the Shadyside Local School District will get their say regarding incentives that could be part of attracting the $. more »»

New Monroe County Jail Would Cost $9.2 Million

May 29, 2015 WOODSFIELD — The total cost of a proposed 110-bed jail and sheriff’s office for Monroe County would exceed $9.2 million, according to figures presented this week to the county commission. more »»

Boston’s Snow Not Going Away Soon

May 29, 2015 BOSTON (AP) — Snow piles from the record-setting New England winter are lingering in the Boston area, even as the weather turns summer-lik. more »»

Court Order Keeps Beallsville High School Open

May 29, 2015 WOODSFIELD — Monroe County Common Pleas Judge Julie Selmon sided with the Beallsville Keystone Committee in her ruling to grant injunctive relief against the Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education,... more »»

Drunken Driving Case Against Bellaire High Football Coach Continued

May 28, 2015 BELLAIRE -- Bellaire High School football coach Steve Andres had his drunken driving case continued this morning by Belmont County Eastern Division Court Judge Albert E. Davies. more »»

Drilling Cutbacks Drag Down Job Growth

May 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota. more »»

Developer: Natural Gas Can Replace Coal, But Not Jobs

May 28, 2015 WHEELING — Murray Energy officials cited the “increased use of natural gas in the Ohio Valley area to generate electricity” as one of the reasons for eliminating more than 750 coal mining jobs in... more »»

Stream Rules Criticized

May 28, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands — and the drinking water of 117 million Americans — are being criticized by Republicans and far... more »»

Police Chief: Don’t Let False Alarm Fee Proposal Drop

May 28, 2015 WHEELING — It’s been two months since Wheeling City Council’s Rules Committee tabled a proposed false alarm fee, but there’s been little noise on the issue of late. more »»

Retired City Employee Seeks 6th Ward Wheeling Council Seat

May 28, 2015 WHEELING — After more than 30 years as a city employee, Dave Palmer believes he has the experience needed to serve Wheeling in a different capacity: As a member of City Council representing the 6th... more »»

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My Hole-y Life

May 4, 2015 For months we have seen the wrath that winter has taken on our roads and hillsides. The constant freeze and thaw of winter wreaked havoc, creating craters in roads. more »

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