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Pats on the Back

- To the hundreds of men and women who work long, sometimes dangerous hours keeping our streets and highways safe during periods of inclement weather. - To New Life United Methodist Church in Wheeling, which has donated $100,000 to Project HOPE. The money will be used to purchase a mobile ...

Noomi Rapace Explores the Female Bodyguard Life in ‘Close’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Vicky Jewson was looking for women with dangerous jobs to get inspiration for her next project when she came across the name Jacquie Davis. Davis is a bodyguard, a rare profession for a woman, and has in the past 30 years protected everyone from royals to ...

Ronnie Milsap Returned To His Studio for Duets Album

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country soul icon Ronnie Milsap is a bit of a studio geek, and he thinks a lot about music technology and recording equipment. So it makes sense that he spent a long time getting 13 other singers and bands into the studio to record duets with him for a new album, ...

Music’s Most Requested Collaborator Opens Up

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people get lots of invitations. James Blake gets the right ones. He’s had a role on two of the greatest albums of the last decade — Beyonce’s delicious “Lemonade” and Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize-winner “Damn.” He worked on another impactful and ...

Weekend Winter Storm Sweeping From Midwest to New England

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm started sweeping across the Midwest on Friday, leading to slick roads and runways, as it inched its way toward New England, where it was forecast to dump up to 2 feet of snow. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings from the Dakotas, across ...

Total Lunar Eclipse Meets Supermoon Sunday Night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and ...

Congress to Probe Whether Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project, calling that possibility a “concern of the greatest magnitude.” Trump’s current lawyer said the ...

Researchers Come Face to Face With Huge Great White Shark

HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and conservationist, ...

Trump Promises March for Life Crowd That He Stands With Them

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to assure opponents of abortion rights on Friday that he stands with them and would veto any legislation from a Democratic-controlled House that “weakens the protection of human life.” Trump spoke via video to participants at this year’s ...

High Court Inaction Suggests DACA Is Safe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation and that President Donald Trump has sought to end seems likely to survive for at least another year. That’s because the Supreme Court took no action Friday on the Trump administration’s request to ...

Trump, North Korean Leader To Hold Second Summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear program, the White House announced Friday. News of a second meeting with the reclusive North Korean leader came after ...

Show Of Hands Set For Wednesday

WHEELING — The public will consider the merits of art, barbecue food, education and coffee in the Wheeling community as the next “Show of Hands” competition hosted by Wheeling Heritage happens this week. Four aspiring businesses have been selected to offer presentations at the ...

Time to Rethink NATO

“Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.” So said President Charles De Gaulle, who in 1966 ordered NATO to vacate its Paris headquarters and get out of France. NATO this year celebrates a major birthday. The young girl of 1966 is no longer young. The ...

Patient’s Widow: Hospital Safeguards ‘Failed Tremendously’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 44-year-old excavator was taken to the emergency room with shortness of breath. Breathing trouble also sent a 64-year-old woman to the same hospital. A third patient, a 79-year-old woman with health problems, was transferred from an assisted care facility. Now ...

New Racist Threats at Plant Where Noose Was Found

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Workers who sued General Motors after nooses and racist graffiti were found at its largest U.S. transmission plant nearly two years ago are still facing racial harassment, their attorney said Thursday. Just this week, one of the workers found a monkey doll and a racist ...

Having Brexit Second Thoughts

LONDON — The poet Rupert Brooke voiced the exhilaration of those Britons who welcomed the war in 1914 as a chance to escape monotonous normality, “as swimmers into cleanness leaping.” They got four years mired in Flanders’ mud. In a 2016 referendum, Britons voted, 52 percent to 48 ...

Speech Not Controlled by Pelosi

By Joel Goodman For Townhall Why did I see this when I went to check my email? From Harvard no less: “Larry Tribe, professor of Constitutional law at Harvard Law School, says that as long as Pelosi is opposed to the State of the Union happening, as scheduled, on Jan. 29, it won’t ...

Trump’s AG Nominee Barr to Senators: ‘I Will Not Be Bullied’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing “I will not be bullied,” President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation ...

Bayer Closing Pittsburgh Office

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pharmaceutical giant Bayer Corporation says it plans to close its administrative offices in Pittsburgh, affecting about 600 workers. They include workers in finance, accounting, legal and technology jobs. In November, Bayer announced it was laying off 12,000 workers by ...

CHRIS BARNHART

Chris Lloyd Barnhart, 73, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away at 11:35 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Mary Jane Brooks Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. Chris was born on October 18, 1945 in Wellsburg, WV. He was the son of the late Arthur Barnhart and Ida (Parks) ...