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Census Puts GOP On Top for House

March 31, 2014 WASHINGTON — Even if Democrats recruit great candidates, raise gobs of money and run smart campaigns, they face an uphill fight to retake control of the House in this year’s congressional elections,... more »»

AEP To Make Up For Loss

March 31, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Preparing to shut down the coal-fired Kammer Plant by June 2015, American Electric Power is making moves to compensate for the loss of power by upgrading its transmission lines,... more »»

It Was a Good Run for the Hilltoppers

March 30, 2014 EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The West Liberty men’s basketball team had the script flipped on it at the worst possible time Saturda. more »»

Flood Insurance Costs More For Inland States

March 30, 2014 WHEELING — Inland states such as West Virginia and Ohio are getting significantly less bang for their buck out of the National Flood Insurance Program than many coastal states where flooding is much... more »»

More Senior Apartments Eyed

March 30, 2014 WHEELING — Nearly three years after the demolition of the old Kepner mansion along National Road, the sprawling 2-acre lot is the planned site of a new townhouse-style housing development for seniors. more »»

Polka Popular at Oglebay

March 30, 2014 WHEELING — St. more »»

West Liberty Fans Flocking to Indiana

March 29, 2014 EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Roughly 200 West Liberty fans have watched their team compete this week at the NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournament. more »»

Obamacare Fails To Gain Support

March 29, 2014 WASHINGTON — Despite a late surge in sign-ups, support for President Barack Obama’s health care law is languishing at its lowest level since passage of the highly controversial legislation four year... more »»

Tomblin Mum On Minimum Wage Bill

March 29, 2014 WHEELING — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is keeping his thoughts close to the vest as he considers whether to sign a bill increasing West Virginia’s minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $8.75 by 201. more »»

More Time Sought To Defend Severance

March 29, 2014 WHEELING— Chief Public Defender Shayne Welling has asked Circuit Judge James Mazzone to give him until April 24 to submit a writ of habeas corpus outlining his challenge to the extradition of Charle... more »»

School to Tomboy: Act Girly

March 29, 2014 FOREST, Va. (AP) — Eight-year-old Sunnie Kahle likes to keep her hair short, wear boys’ clothes, collect hunting knives and shoot her BB gun. more »»

Coal Demand Drags W.Va. Export Totals

March 29, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — A significant drop in coal exports contributed to a 26 percent decline in West Virginia’s overall exports last year, according to federal government data released by the state... more »»

Valley Population Totals Dwindling

March 28, 2014 WHEELING — In what has become a trend, every Ohio Valley county saw a loss in population over the past year, according to data released Thursda. more »»

Early Morning Fire Destroys Two Homes

March 28, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — A blaze that destroyed two homes at 16 and 18 Drummond St. in Moundsville early this morning remains under investigation, city Fire Chief Noel Clark said. more »»

Bankruptcy for Bridge Owners

March 28, 2014 BENWOOD — Owners of the Bellaire Bridge have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a move that means they must soon liquidate all the assets of their company, the Delta Demolition Group Inc. more »»

Kessler Wants Wage Bill Signed

March 28, 2014 WHEELING — West Virginia Senate President Jeff Kessler is urging Gov. more »»

More Arrests Than Jail Cells

March 28, 2014 WOODSFIELD — Monroe County Sheriff Charles Black commended his deputies Thursday after they arrested 30 people on drug-related charges, but it made him regret even more there are only five beds in... more »»

President and Pope Find Both Common Ground and Divisions

March 28, 2014 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Face to face for the first time, President Barack Obama and Pope Francis focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor on Thursday. more »»

6 Million Beat Deadline For Obamacare

March 28, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a stumbling start, President Barack Obama’s heath care overhaul reached a milestone Thursday, with more than 6 million Americans signed up for coverage through new insurance... more »»

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