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Islamic State Going Airborne

October 18, 2014 BAGHDAD (AP) — Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group has captured some MiG fighter jets and is test-flying the warplanes in Syria with the help of former Iraqi air force pilots. more »»

Conference Addresses Gender Equality in the Workplace

October 18, 2014 WHEELING — Equal opportunities are still a concern for women in the workplace, according to West Virginia University Provost Joyce McConnell. more »»

Chesapeake Sells Assets For $5.4B

October 17, 2014 WHEELING — After acquiring 413,000 acres for Marcellus and Utica shale drilling in northern West Virginia over the past few years, Chesapeake Energy officials said Thursday they will sell their 1,50... more »»

First Same-Sex Marriage Held in Ohio County

October 17, 2014 WHEELING — Just after noon Thursday, Circuit Judge David Sims performed Ohio County’s first same-sex marriage by uniting Daniel and Mark Fetty. more »»

Eight in Ohio Placed Under Quarantine

October 17, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Eight individuals in northeast Ohio were under quarantine Thursday as health officials broadened the group of people being notified that they may have had contact with a Texas nurse... more »»

White House Says No to Travel Ban

October 17, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government’s ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban on travel to the U.S. more »»

Wheeling MSA Adds 1,000 Jobs in 2013

October 17, 2014 WHEELING — Powered by ongoing expansion of the Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas industries, the Wheeling Metropolitan Statistical Area added more than 1,000 new jobs in 2013, West Virginia... more »»

Kessler Plans Coal Initiative

October 17, 2014 CHARLESTON — Senate President Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, on Thursday announced an initiative to revitalize southern West Virginia. more »»

Ebola Plan in Place

October 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE— Trinity Health Systems has an action plan in place in the event of the worst-case scenario locally — an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. more »»

New Facts in Indian Creek Assault Case

October 16, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION—New facts have emerged concerning an assault of a seventh-grader Monday at Indian Creek Middle School, allegedly at the hands of an eighth grader. more »»

Ebola Fears Fly Into Northern Ohio

October 16, 2014 AKRON, Ohio — A Texas nurse’s Ebola diagnosis after a visit to Ohio led to public health alerts, precautions and worries Wednesday as officials tried to determine who had close contact with her and... more »»

Well Pad Fire Is Contained

October 16, 2014 CENTERVILLE—Fire departments from four counties responded to a gas well pad fire Wednesday on W.Va. 18 near Alma. more »»

How the Disease Spreads

October 16, 2014 Some facts about how Ebola spreads: WHEN IS EBOLA CONTAGIOUS? Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like body aches and abdominal pain,... more »»

Kessler Names S.C.O.R.E. Initiative

October 16, 2014 CHARLESTON — Senate President Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, has announced an initiative to revitalize southern West Virgini. more »»

Kessler Asks To Look At Gas Hike

October 16, 2014 CHARLESTON — With several utility providers announcing increases in natural gas prices this fall, West Virginia Senate President Jeff Kessler says officials need to make sure residents are being... more »»

Marcellus Creates 45,000 Jobs

October 16, 2014 CANONSBURG, Pa. — A new report shows Marcellus shale natural gas extraction helped create 45,000 tri-state construction jobs since 2008, but Rep. more »»

Brown Promotes Act To Combat Drug Abuse

October 16, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — Sheena Robbins knows firsthand of the dangers of opiate addiction. A user since age 14, she was addicted to the drugs by age 18. more »»

Soccer Riot Erupts Over Drone Flag

October 16, 2014 BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — It was all about the drone Wednesday — the one that took off from an Orthodox Church in Belgrade and flew over a soccer stadium with a nationalist Albanian banner. more »»

New Study Links Earthquakes To Harrison County

October 15, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new study suggests fracking triggered hundreds of small, unnoticeable earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the... more »»

Capito Campaigns In Ohio, Marshall Counties

October 15, 2014 WHEELING — Rep. more »»

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