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One Dead in East Wheeling Shooting; Killer Remains at Large

October 9, 2015 WHEELING —Wheeling police have identified a Cleveland area man who died this morning in a Wheeling alley as a result of gunshot wounds. more »»

State Orders St. John to Forfeit Games

October 9, 2015 BELLAIRE -- The St. John Central football team has been ordered to forfeit its first four football victories this season due to use of an ineligible player. The administration at St. more »»

New Water Plant Opens Its Doors

October 9, 2015 WHEELING — City leaders hope the more than $30 million they spent to open the new state-of-the-art water treatment facility in Warwood will help sustain the Friendly City’s water needs for... more »»

Cuts Could Cost Ohio County Schools $300K

October 9, 2015 WHEELING — A proposed 1 percent cut in education funding to public schools in West Virginia would cost Ohio County Schools $300,000, according to school officials. Gov. more »»

Strickland Addresses Democrats

October 9, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Ted Strickland told Belmont County Democrats on Thursday that he will work to end the “middle class squeeze” if he is elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016. more »»

McCarthy Out Of Race For Speaker

October 9, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. more »»

W.Va. Lottery Director Retires

October 9, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave is retiring after serving for more than 19 years. Musgrave announced on Thursday that his retirement is effective Oct. 31. more »»

Clinton Open To Flip-Flop Labeling

October 9, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Martin O’Malley was blunt when he learned Hillary Rodham Clinton had announced her opposition to a Pacific Rim trade deal. more »»

Drilling Industry Is Boosting Economy

October 8, 2015 WHEELING — In the year 2020, West Virginia should produce 2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas — an amount nearly double the volume the state yielded last year. more »»

‘Sense of Urgency’ Needed in W.Va.

October 8, 2015 WHEELING —West Virginia University researcher John Deskins and Murray Energy CEO Robert E. more »»

Arrested Man Has Lengthy History

October 8, 2015 BELLAIRE — A former associate of mobster Paul Hankish — also a convicted murderer who was the only man to escape from the Belmont County Jail — was arrested in Bellaire this week on outstanding... more »»

GOP Divided Over House Leadership

October 8, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday withdrew his candidacy for speaker of the U.S. House. more »»

W.Va. Revenue Slide Continues

October 8, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia’s budget gap has topped $60 million as low energy prices continue to dampen tax collections. September’s tax collections missed estimates by $55. more »»

Wheeling Council Approves False Alarm Fines

October 7, 2015 WHEELING — City residents and businessowners may have a slight reprieve from the newly adopted false alarm ordinance and its associated penalties, as the city must first find a company with the... more »»

WesBanco Arena’s Menu Options Grow

October 7, 2015 Renovations to WesBanco Arena include temporary main entrances and a makeshift box office during live events, as well as new food offerings. more »»

Bridgeport Project To Delay Traffic On I-70

October 7, 2015 BRIDGEPORT — Motorists traveling Interstate 70 past Bridgeport may see additional traffic delays starting today as a bridge replacement project at Exit 225 in Bridgeport enters a new phase. more »»

Marshall Commissioners Lose Patience With Power Co. Officials’ Absence

October 7, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — While the Moundsville Power project is moving to complete preparations for its projected January groundbreaking, Marshall County commissioners have noted their frustration with the... more »»

Boy, 11, Mistakenly Kills Brother

October 7, 2015 CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An 11-year-old boy fatally shot his 12-year-old brother during a target-shooting outing in eastern Ohio, the local sheriff said Tuesday. more »»

General Wants Troops To Stay in Afghanistan

October 7, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that President Barack Obama revise his plan and keep more than 1,000 U.S. more »»

WVU to Lend a Hand to Weirton

October 6, 2015 MORGANTOWN — In his second State of the University address, West Virginia University President E. more »»

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