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Marshall County Budget at $16.2 Million Gives Raises, Makes Cuts

March 30, 2015 MOUNDSVILLLE — Marshall County taxpayers will see the county’s levy rate reduced and county employees will receive raises during the upcoming fiscal year — all while the county prepares for a... more »»

 
 
 
Escaped Brooke County Murder Suspect Will Be Sent to South Carolina Facility

March 30, 2015 WESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A suspect who escaped from a state psychiatric hospital in West Virginia is being moved to a facility in South Carolina. more »»

Northeast Resists Pipeline Growth

March 30, 2015 CONCORD, N.. more »»

Mining for Tourists? It’s A Dubious Economic Savior

March 30, 2015 SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Could vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — help to draw visitors here? Jack and Sandra Looney sure hope so. more »»

Outages Reveal Fragile Internet

March 30, 2015 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. more »»

NSA Had Mulled Ending Program

March 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) —î The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the... more »»

AIDS Task Force of the Ohio Valley Care Coordinator Applauds Indiana Needle Exchange Program

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — An HIV epidemic in southeastern Indiana is forcing the governor of that state to introduce a needle exchange program, something one local advocate believes could help decrease rates of th... more »»

Tomblin's Veto Pen Hits Wheeling Health Right Hard

March 29, 2015 By IAN HICKS Staff Writer WHEELING — Free and low-cost medical care for underinsured Ohio Valley residents will take a substantial hit under the budget Gov. more »»

Birch: Limit ‘Phoning In’ Ohio County Board of Education Meetings

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — Ohio County Board of Education members are paid $160 for each meeting they attend, and now one member is calling for a limit to just how often members can “phone in” their participation... more »»

Lawmakers Target Hydraulic Fracturing

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — A small group of House Democrats has introduced legislation to give the U.S. more »»

Wheeling Polka Festival at Oglebay Park Is A Hit

March 29, 2015 Hundreds of polka fans and Polish-Americans attended the fourth annual Wheeling Polka Festival on Saturday at Oglebay Park. more »»

Dougherty: Downtown Wheeling Is ‘Food Desert’

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — People trying to improve Wheeling’s ability to feed its residents with locally grown food came together Friday to discuss the endeavo. more »»

Pennsylvania to Issue Air Permit for Planned Ethane Cracker Plant

March 28, 2015 WHEELING — The multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker Royal Dutch Shell wants to build just 45 minutes from Weirton may be closer to a reality as the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection... more »»

Capitol Theatre Roof Work To Begin Monday

March 28, 2015 WHEELING — Starting Monday, Main Street will be reduced to one lane in front of the Capitol Theatre as the historic downtown venue gets a new roof. more »»

Community Support Keeps Wheeling Church's Easter Food Distribution on Track

March 28, 2015 WHEELING — Thanks to support from various community organizations and residents, a food distribution event should go on as planned next weekend. The Rev. more »»

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Signs Storage Tank Bill

March 28, 2015 CHARLESTON — A law revising West Virginia’s regulation of above-ground storage tanks was signed into law Friday by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. more »»

Retiring Reid Is Behind Schumer

March 28, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, who kept Democrats in line to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he’s retiring next year. more »»

Co-Pilot Appeared Healthy, But May Have Been Hiding Illness

March 28, 2015 MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers —... more »»

Police ID Two Bodies From Ohio River as Missing Pittsburgh Men

March 27, 2015 WHEELING — Two bodies found in the Ohio River last week were identified Thursday by police as Pittsburgh men who have been missing for several months. more »»

From Sistersville to Steubenville, Ohio Valley Losing Population

March 27, 2015 WHEELING — Despite nationwide economic recovery and a local surge in natural gas drilling, the Census Bureau estimates the Upper Ohio Valley lost almost 1,600 more residents over the last year. more »»

Man Beaten to Death; Suspects in Custody

March 27, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Two men were in custody in connection with the beating death early today of a man inside a house at 107 S. Eighth St. in Steubenville, City Police reporte. more »»

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What we can learn from teen rape case

March 25, 2015 My heart breaks for the 15-year-old victim in the rape case that ended Monday with the sentencing of Adam Taylor, 46, of Rayland in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court. more »

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