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Obama Mulls Troop Levels In Afghanistan

February 1, 2016 WASHINGTON — Fifteen years into the war that few Americans talk about any more, conditions in Afghanistan are getting worse, preventing the clean ending that President Barack Obama hoped to impose... more »»

Murray Energy Among Companies Fighting New Coal Dust Rules

February 1, 2016 WHEELING — Murray Energy Corp. and other coal companies are fighting a new regulation in court that Mine Safety and Health Administration officials believe will help prevent black lung disease. more »»

Former Seminarian Charged With Seeking Child Sex

February 1, 2016 CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio seminarian arrested for allegedly seeking to have sex with infants and young girls in Mexico was carrying $2,000 in cash along with baby clothes and a bottle in his... more »»

Renter’s Insurance Cheapest In Wheeling

February 1, 2016 WHEELING — There’s some good news for Northern Panhandle apartment hunters: Two Northern Panhandle cities, Wheeling and Weirton, boast the cheapest renter’s insurance rates in West Virginia,... more »»

Turnout Is Name of the Game

February 1, 2016 WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — In a final frenzy to inspire supporters to turn out for today’s Iowa caucuses, the presidential contenders scrambled to close the deal with the first voters to have a say in... more »»

Federal Coal Sales Moratorium Shakes Industry Stronghold

February 1, 2016 GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Like a trusty pickup truck, Gillette has bounced through tough times before and pulled through, thanks to coal. more »»

Sentencing Set For Ex-Execs In Chemical Spill

February 1, 2016 CHARLESTON — Two years after thousands of gallons of a coal-cleaning agent leaked into the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians, the sentencings of six officials at a chemical distributo... more »»

Candidates Begin Quest for Delegates

February 1, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Delegates are the key to claiming both the Republican and Democratic nominations for president, and the battle to win them starts today at the Iowa caucuses. more »»

Among GOP Rivals to Trump And Cruz, Rubio Has Most Cash

February 1, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie, the four Republican candidates in a showdown for their party’s traditional supporters, closed last year with roughly as much... more »»

Murray Energy CEO: Bankruptcy Possible if No Tax Cut

January 31, 2016 WHEELING — For Robert Murray, the coal severance issue is simple: Either cut the tax rate from 5 percent to 2 percent to “save what is left of its coal industry and jobs,” or soon his firm, like... more »»

Wheeling Confident Ahead of Super Six Decision

January 31, 2016 WHEELING — Treating the decision as if it was an athletic event, members of the Wheeling Super Six committee are confident heading into a Monday meeting that will decide the location of the event fo... more »»

Wuerl Marks Red Mass at St. Joseph in Wheeling

January 31, 2016 WHEELING — Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, on Saturday reiterated the message delivered last fall by Pope Francis, asking lawmakers and those in the legal profession to allow “spac... more »»

Gingrich Talks Trump, ‘Noise,’ During Stop in Wheeling

January 31, 2016 WHEELING — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks a lot and makes a lot of noise, and he is the definition of today’s new politics, according to former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingric. more »»

All Questions, No Answers at Ohio County Town Hall

January 30, 2016 WHEELING — A town hall meeting Friday on Ohio County’s school superintendent search ended abruptly when three Ohio County Board of Education members decided they’d heard enough. more »»

Glen Dale's Jeff Kessler Makes Governor Run Official

January 30, 2016 WHEELING — West Virginia Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler officially entered the 2016 election for governor Friday, becoming the third Democrat to file in the race. more »»

Health Board in Wheeling Opposes Potential Funding Cuts

January 30, 2016 WHEELING — The Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health on Friday expressed concern over West Virginia Gov. more »»

Hillary Clinton Sent 22 ‘Top Secret’ Emails

January 30, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration confirmed for the first time Friday that Hillary Clinton’s home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails that contained... more »»

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