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Local Woman Dies In Plane Crash

July 3, 2014 From Staff Reports GEORGETOWN, Colo. — Three people who died in a small plane crash at the Loveland Ski Area in Colorado were a family from Ohio, one of which has ties to the Ohio Valley. more »»

Wounded Pushing Medical Science

July 3, 2014 SAN DIEGO — The blood is not the most jarring part of the photograph taken shortly after the bomb blew off Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer’s leg and hand. It’s his smile. more »»

Employers Add 288K Jobs in June

July 3, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 200. more »»

Ormet Minerals Sold For $22.3 Million

July 3, 2014 HANNIBAL — Driller Triad Hunter, a subsidiary of Houston, Texas-based Magnum Hunter Resources, will pay $22. more »»

Jobs Still Lost In Most States

July 3, 2014 WASHINGTON — Five years after economists declared the recession at an end, most states still haven’t regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has. more »»

Duhon to Speak At ‘Light of Valley’ Event

July 3, 2014 WHEELING — Former NBA player and Duke University basketball star Chris Duhon will be the guest speaker as the Wheeling YMCA honors West Liberty University men’s basketball coach Jim Crutchfield as... more »»

Roverweight: Fat Camps Offered for Pudgy Pets

July 3, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s not just a people problem: Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering “pawlates,” “doga” and “Barko Polo,” doggie versions of Pilates,... more »»

Remke Standing Ground

July 2, 2014 Moundsville City Councilman Phil Remke faces re-election on Nov. 4 — and he believes some of his fellow council members want to see him replaced. more »»

Cuts Opposed By Many at Meeting

July 2, 2014 WHEELING — An audience of frustrated residents made their feelings known Tuesday about City Manager Robert Herron’s plan to trim more than $1 million from Wheeling’s future budgets by reducing the... more »»

Divided Council Votes to Pass B&O Tax in Weirton

July 2, 2014 WEIRTON — A divided City Council approved an ordinance to expand the business and occupation tax Tuesday. Councilmen David Dalrymple, George Ash Sr. more »»

School Officials’ Charges Dropped

July 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect against two Steubenville City School employees in connection with a special grand jury investigating aspects of the Steubenville... more »»

Body May Be Missing Teen

July 2, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Authorities believe they have found the body of a missing New Cumberland teen following weeks of searching. more »»

Visiting the Amish? Measles Outbreak Affects Ohio Events

July 2, 2014 SHILOH, Ohio (AP) — Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in Ohio’s Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear — a case of measles from th... more »»

Transportation Funding Looms as Next Standoff

July 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Gridlock in Washington will lead to gridlock across the country if lawmakers can’t quickly agree on how to pay for highway and transit programs, President Barack Obama and his top... more »»

Payroll Cuts May Save City $1M

July 1, 2014 WHEELING — Looking to head off looming fiscal challenges, Wheeling City Manager Robert Herron on Monday proposed cutting about 20 mostly vacant positions from the city’s budget, a move he expects... more »»

Sims Denies B&O Restraining Order

July 1, 2014 WHEELING — A ruling this morning by Ohio County Circuit Judge David Sims clears the way for Weirton City Council to proceed with a vote tonight on the proposed business and occupation tax. more »»

Police Chief Is Frustrated

July 1, 2014 WHEELING — On the wall in the third floor hallway of the City-County Building in Wheeling is a list of names — a list that Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger is frustrated to learn probably won’t be... more »»

Ruling Sparks Political Clash

July 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — Republicans called it a win for religious freedom. The decision of the Supreme Court, they said, is further evidence the country’s new health care law is deeply flawed. more »»

Companies Seeking Power Rate Increase

July 1, 2014 WHEELING — Citing an increased cost of doing business and also additional costs related to the cleanup of two major storms in 2012, Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power, both subsidiaries of America... more »»

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