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Drugs Shift From Prescription Pills to Heroin

December 21, 2014 WHEELING—If it’s not one thing, it’s another on the streets of the Ohio Valley. William Ihlenfeld II, U.S. more »»

The Spirit of Christmas Is Alive in Wheeling

December 21, 2014 WHEELING — The spirit of Christmas is alive and well on Main Street in North Wheeling. And never was that more apparent than Saturday morning. more »»

City Is Walking A Budget Tightrope

December 21, 2014 WHEELING — As Wheeling officially joins the West Virginia Municipal Police and Firefighters Retirement System, city officials will be walking the budget tightrope for the next nine months. more »»

Miners To Be Idled During Relocation

December 21, 2014 ALLEDIONIA, Ohio — Beginning Monday, about 333 coal miners with the Ohio Valley Coal Co., will be “temporarily idled” as the company begins the process of relocating its mining operations. more »»

Gitmo Prisoners Released

December 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. more »»

WLU Looks at New Tuition Model

December 21, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — A full-time West Liberty University student taking 12 credit hours per semester currently pays the same tuition as a student taking 21 hours. more »»

Shooter Kills Two NYPD Officers, Self

December 21, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, shooting both of them fatally before running into a... more »»

Benwood May Do Own Bridge Work

December 20, 2014 BENWOOD — A significant investment at the Benwood Industrial Park could give officials the financial means to take down the section of the Bellaire Bridge that looms over the city. more »»

Sights Set On 2016?

December 20, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey may have his eyes on the Governor’s Mansion in 2016. more »»

Down to The Shopping Wire

December 20, 2014 NEW YORK — Despite an early start, sales figures show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season. Sales rose 1.8 percent from No. more »»

Obama Blames Hack On N. Korea

December 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the U.S. more »»

EPA Sets Standards for Coal Ash

December 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous... more »»

Police Seeking Woman Who Knew Arrow Victim

December 20, 2014 WELLSBURG — Police are seeking a woman who knew a Wellsburg man found dead Thursday with an arrow in his back with the hope of gaining more information about his murder. Sgt. more »»

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 »»

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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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