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Opposing Views Clash

August 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Competing visions for America’s energy future clashed in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday as the U.S. more »»

 
 
 
1,100 Layoffs Planned at Mines

August 1, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources said Thursday it expects to lay off 1,100 workers at 11 southern West Virginia surface coal mines by mid-October, citing dismal markets and federal... more »»

New Owners Lay Off 20 Remaining Workers

August 1, 2014 HANNIBAL — The remaining 20 employees at the Ormet aluminum plant were officially let go Thursday as the new owners of the plant — and representatives from the United Steelworkers Union — wait to... more »»

Congress OKs Veterans Administration, Highway Bills

August 1, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the... more »»

Kroger Restricts Medicine

August 1, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — Supermarket chain Kroger is tightening monthly purchase limits of cold medications that contain pseudoephedrine at its West Virginia store. more »»

Many Don’t Feel Economic Recovery

August 1, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. more »»

Speaking Out Against The EPA

July 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Dave Spencer had to get up pretty early Wednesday morning to make the three-and-a-half hour drive from Buffalo, N.Y. more »»

Volunteer Firefighters Take Over

July 31, 2014 BELLAIRE — There were some last-minute issues with defective fire hoses on their trucks, but the new Bellaire Volunteer Fire Department was otherwise set to start responding to fire calls as of 12:0... more »»

House Ready To Sue Obama

July 31, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. more »»

DEP Holds Final Hearing on Drilling Waste Disposal

July 31, 2014 CHARLESTON — A handful of passionate opponents spoke out Wednesday against proposed rule revisions for the disposal of waste material from drilling site. more »»

Ex-IRS Official Called Conservatives ‘Crazies’

July 31, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the center of the agency’s tea party controversy referred to some right-wing Republicans as “crazies” and more in emails released Wednesday. more »»

Board to File Banned Animals List Friday

July 31, 2014 GUTHRIE — A revised banned animals list, along with registration fees and caging regulations, will be submitted Friday for further legislative action. more »»

Selling Makeup Gets Man Arrested

July 30, 2014 WHEELING—Wheeling police cited Darnell Willis on Tuesday for selling makeup without a license on Wheeling Island after a foot chase ended at a Burger King restaurant. more »»

Sex Trafficking Bust Rescues 168

July 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel... more »»

Tickets Mulled For Performers

July 30, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators — Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in... more »»

Miller Serious on Using Pension Funds for Plant

July 30, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller said it was not a joke when he suggested to union representatives at a meeting last week they use pension funds to invest in the proposed... more »»

Birch Defends His Hat

July 30, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County Board of Education member Tim Birch says late at night when he takes out the garbage, he dons a robe and sports his ever-present wide-brimmed hat as he heads outside. more »»

Kestner Named BOE Vice President

July 30, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County Board of Education member Gary Kestner will serve as the group’s first-ever vice president, officials announced Tuesda. more »»

Leaders To Rally Against The EPA

July 30, 2014 WHEELING — U.S. more »»

Kasich, Taylor Stop By Steubenville

July 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor made a campaign stop Tuesday at the Triple Play Cafe and accepted the endorsement of the 21,000-member strong Ohio Restaurant Association. more »»

Senate Alters Highway Bill

July 30, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday voted to change the funding and timing of a House bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states in an effort to force Congress to come to grips with... more »»

 
 

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Boomers Love Beatles

August 1, 2014 The Wheeling area's baby boomer generation sang its heart out last night at Oglebay Park's Anne Kuchinka Amphitheater where hundreds gathered to hear the group Hard Day's Nigh. more »

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