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West Virginia PROMISE Scholarship Awards Delayed Amid State Budget Crisis

May 13, 2016 WHEELING — The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has delayed releasing award packets for the state’s PROMISE Scholarship because state legislators have not yet approved a budget for... more »»

Wheeling Island Fight Draws Large Police Response

May 13, 2016 More than a dozen Wheeling Police and Ohio County Sheriff's Department cruisers responded to a fight at 20 Ohio Street on Wheeling Island around 2 p.m. today. more »»

Suspect At Large In Bellaire Gas Station Robbery

May 13, 2016 BELLAIRE — Police are still searching for the suspect in an armed robbery at a gas station in Bellaire Wednesday night, and they are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man seen in... more »»

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship Heads to Prison

May 13, 2016 CHARLESTON (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship reported to a California prison Thursday to begin serving a one-year sentence for his conviction related to the deadliest U.S. more »»

Trump Expects Ryan’s Endorsement

May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is winning over his Capitol Hill critics after a one-day charm offensive that demonstrates the power of his personality to drive his White House bid. more »»

Republicans Win Health Law Battle

May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a setback for the Obama health care law, a federal judge ruled Thursday that the administration is unconstitutionally subsidizing medical bills for millions of people while... more »»

Trump Says Tax Rate Is No One’s Business

May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump said he doesn’t keep money in Swiss banks or offshore accounts and his tax rate is no one’s busines. more »»

Ohio Police Still Investigating Shootings

May 13, 2016 PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Several mobile homes where eight relatives were found shot to death in southern Ohio are being moved to a secure location as the investigation into who targeted the family and... more »»

White House Gives Directive to Schools On Transgender Bathroom Access

May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON — Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued ami... more »»

Senate Bill Calls for Women To Register for Draft in ’18

May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Women would begin signing up with Selective Service in January 2018 under a measure approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee, another step toward a day when young Americans... more »»

House, Senate Hope to Craft Drug Abuse Compromise

May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is ready to start crafting compromise legislation addressing the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, which should be an easier lift than other issues facing lawmakers. more »»

Navy Officer Fired Over Iran’s Detention of 10 Sailors

May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy has fired the commander of the 10 American sailors who wandered into Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf and were captured and held by Iran for about 15 hours. more »»

West Virginia Division of Highways Gets Some Help From Above on Interstate 70 Lighting Project in Ohio County

May 12, 2016 WHEELING — Nothing like it had ever been done in West Virginia before — but with the alternative being nearly a month of lane restrictions on a busy stretch of Interstate 70, state Division of... more »»

Bellaire Police Looking for Armed Robber

May 12, 2016 Bellaire Police are looking to the public for help in identifying a armed robbery suspect from the hold up Wednesday night at the Rich Oil Gas Station at 3880 Noble St. At approximately 9:50 p.m. more »»

Rain, Rain Go Away: Storm Causes Havoc in the Ohio Valley

May 12, 2016 WHEELING — A heavy, late-afternoon storm Wednesday caused landslides, flooding and at least one house fire around the Ohio Valley. more »»

Attendance Bonus Policy Reviewed By Ohio County Board of Education in Wheeling

May 12, 2016 WHEELING — The Ohio County Board of Education continued to review its policy that gives employees a $1,350 bonus if they don’t use all their allotted sick and personal days during the school year,... more »»

Woman Killed After Being Struck on Interstate 70 in Ohio County

May 12, 2016 TRIADELPHIA — The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department is working to confirm the identity of a woman who was struck by a car and killed on Interstate 70 west near the bottom of Two Mile Hill at about 5 a. more »»

West Virginia Election Turnout Largest in 40 Years

May 12, 2016 WHEELING — Turnout for West Virginia’s primary election on Tuesday was the largest in the state for a presidential primary election in 40 years. That’s the good news. more »»

Mayor-Elect Glenn Elliott Leads Fresh Faces For Wheeling

May 11, 2016 WHEELING — Voters elected a political newcomer on Tuesday as they chose Glenn Elliott as Wheeling’s next mayor over three other candidates, including Vice Mayor Eugene Fahey. more »»

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