The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Registerhttp://www.theintelligencer.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 10:40:52 EDTFri, 31 Oct 2014 10:40:52 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssIndependent Spending Surpasses $1.6 Millionhttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/615937.htmlWHEELING - Coal, gambling and labor interests are among those seeking to influence West Virginia legislative races with more than $1.6 million in independent campaign expenditures this election cycle.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTGOP Brings Out Early Votershttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/615938.htmlWHEELING - Republicans' strategy to turn out the early vote in 2014 appears to be succeeding, with the GOP outperforming its share of the state's voter registration by a higher margin than Democrats as the end of early voting nears.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTBlowing Sand To Be Containedhttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/615939.htmlBENWOOD?- Particles of sand intended for use by the local gas drilling industry have been blowing across Benwood's industrial park and into residential neighborhoods in South Benwood, and now the Unimin Sand Co.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTOrmet Auction Set For Tuesdayhttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/615940.htmlHANNIBAL - Eric J. Spirtas said old pots once used for making aluminum are no longer needed at the Ormet Corp. site, as he plans to auction off virtually everything left in the buildings to make room for "international energy groups.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTNurse Breaks Quarantinehttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/615941.htmlFORT KENT, Maine (AP) - Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state's Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authorities struggled to reach a compromise that would limit...Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT