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Governor Says He’s Not Looking Beyond the Job

October 29, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With a week left in his re-election bid, Republican Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday he’s focused on his current job and not looking beyond it to higher office. more »»

Infected Nurse On The Mend Receives Call From President

October 29, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Ohio after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a... more »»

Boards of Health Have Power to Quarantine

October 29, 2014 WHEELING — In West Virginia, county boards of health have the power to impose quarantines on people to prevent the spread of disease, said Howard Gamble, Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department... more »»

Personnel ‘Should’ Screen Patients

October 28, 2014 WHEELING — Until the Ebola outbreak in Africa is under control, medical providers are expected to ask incoming patients about their travel history and related symptoms, said Howard Gamble,... more »»

Change on the Horizon

October 28, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia education officials are looking at possible changes to the state’s 55 county-based school systems to increase efficiency and student achievement. more »»

District Leaders Urge Officials To Use Caution

October 28, 2014 WHEELING — Local school district leaders said Monday they believe state education officials should proceed with caution as they work to potentially implement new strategies. more »»

Negotiations Move Forward With Fostoria

October 28, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Nearly 30 years have passed since the Fostoria Glass Factory closed its doors, and in the interim the space has remained an increasingly dilapidated bloc. more »»

No Money to Protect W.Va. Water Supply

October 28, 2014 CHARLESTON — There’s almost no money reserved to help utilities pay for plans to protect water supplies under a new law, a state panel said Monday. more »»

Chevron, Benedum To Educate Work Force

October 27, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Hoping to give students growing up in the Marcellus shale region the opportunity to work in the oil and natural gas industry, Chevron will partner with the Claude Worthington Benedum... more »»

U.S. Ebola Expert Says Quarantine Not Needed

October 27, 2014 NEW YORK — The gulf between politicians and scientists over Ebola widened on Sunday as the nation’s top infectious-disease expert warned that the mandatory, 21-day quarantining of medical workers... more »»

Drugmakers Betting Big On Vaccines

October 27, 2014 Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in histor. more »»

Buckeye Businesses Don’t Cash in on Tax Cut

October 27, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A tax cut for small business-owners in Ohio hasn’t been claimed as much as expected, leading some to shell out hundreds of millions in taxes that state law didn’t require them... more »»

Two Years Later, Is the U.S. Ready for a Superstorm Sequel?

October 27, 2014 NEW YORK — After Superstorm Sandy, officials in New York and New Jersey vowed to make sure the unprecedented destruction wouldn’t happen again. more »»

Poll: Neighbors Key To Coping With Disasters

October 27, 2014 HOBOKEN, N.J. — Neighbor helping neighbor. Trust in a community. Looking out for each other. more »»

After weeks of watching, Hawaii lava nears home

October 27, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their homes. more »»

Billion-Dollar Projects To ‘Become the Norm’

October 26, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale region increases, the next issue is getting the gas to market. That’s where the pipelines come in. more »»

Local Natural Gas Flows Skyrocketing

October 26, 2014 WHEELING — In 2011, Ohio County’s natural gas production, via three traditional vertical wells, came in at 84,000 cubic feet. more »»

Race to Honor Fallen Heroes

October 26, 2014 WHEELING — This year’s Veterans Day 10K Run/Walk will honor two fallen war heroes — Capt. David Van Camp and Sgt. Matthew Hunter. The fifth-annual event will begin at 8:30 a.m. Nov. more »»

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