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Chill Has Heating Costs Heading Up

November 19, 2014 NEW YORK — The cold is back, and with it, rising heating bills. This winter was expected to bring much lower bills than last year because it wasn’t supposed to be so darn cold. more »»

Pipeline Fails By One Vote

November 19, 2014 WASHINGTON — In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night aimed at forcing completion of the Keystone XL Pipelin. more »»

Pipeline Down, Not Out

November 19, 2014 WASHINGTON— Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting... more »»

Official: State Preps for Possible Arrival of Ebola

November 19, 2014 CHARLESTON — Though there are no active Ebola cases in the United States, West Virginia health officials continue to develop a plan for possible outbreaks. more »»

Woman Dies In Accident

November 19, 2014 DEERSVILLE — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one-vehicle crash that left an 18-year-old Elizabeth Keadle dead at the scene in Stock Township, Harrison County. more »»

Municipal Utilities Oversight Defended

November 19, 2014 CHARLESTON — The head of the West Virginia Public Service Commission says municipal and public water utilities must have oversight, and deregulation would only increase costs for them and,... more »»

DEP: Drill Cuttings Are Not a Concern

November 18, 2014 CHARLESTON — Representatives of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection on Monday downplayed concerns over drilling waste in county landfills, saying testing at numerous sites found... more »»

Freeze Shelter To Open

November 18, 2014 By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer WHEELING — Because of the frigid temperatures predicted, the Winter Freeze Shelter is scheduled to open tonight for the season. more »»

Rover Hearing Draws Hundreds

November 18, 2014 TORONTO — Despite concerns from some local residents, many of those attending a Monday meeting on the proposed $4. more »»

Primanti Bros. Has Arrived

November 18, 2014 TRIADELPHIA — Yes, they really do put the fries on the sandwich. more »»

Art Patrons: Education Needed

November 18, 2014 WHEELING — Local art patrons believe more public art education and experiences are needed in the Wheeling area to entice residents to partake in cultural activities. more »»

Keystone XL Vote Set for Today

November 18, 2014 WASHINGTON — On the eve of a showdown, Maine independent Se. more »»

Obama Vows to Veto EPA Cuts

November 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is issuing veto threats against House Republican legislation that places new reporting requirements on the Environmental Protection Agency. more »»

Gay Marriage Flip-Flop Could Sting Portman

November 18, 2014 LEBANON, Ohio — For better or for worse, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman’s political future has become tied to same-sex marriage. more »»

Gas Well Is a Monster

November 17, 2014 BELMONT — Company records show Rice Energy’s “Bigfoot” Utica Shale well in central Belmont County produced about 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas over the last five months, meaning the mineral... more »»

Bus Drivers Being Drawn Away

November 17, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke County Commissioner Tim Ennis retired after 34 years as a school bus driver last year, but he has been working almost every day since then as a substitut. more »»

Beheadings Described As ‘Pure Evil’

November 17, 2014 BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has beheaded Peter Kassig, releasing a video Sunday showing a masked militant standing over the severed head of a man it said was the former U.S. more »»

Ruling Awaited For Future of Keystone XL Pipeline in Neb.

November 17, 2014 LINCOLN, Neb. — Congress is suddenly scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the fate of the oft-delayed $. more »»

Child Homelessness on the Rise in U.S.

November 17, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO— The number of homeless children in the U.S. more »»

Weese Sentenced In Lough Extortion

November 17, 2014 WHEELING — Jason Kirkland Weese, 31, of East Liverpool, who along with his wife Rachaelle extorted more than $1 million from a former Bethany College employee, will serve 63 months in prison for hi... more »»

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