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Wheeling Middle Plants Trees in Remembrance of Two Teachers

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WHEELING — Wheeling Middle School teachers say every time they look out their classroom windows, they will continue to remember former colleagues Heather Schultz and Byron “Buddy” Filben. On Wednesday, the teachers and members of the Filben and Schultz families gathered for an emotional ...

Two Men Shot in East Wheeling

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WHEELING — Two people were injured following a shooting late Tuesday in East Wheeling. Wheeling police said the two men were shot after witnesses heard gunfire on 14th Street about 11:15 p.m. One victim was taken to Wheeling Hospital for treatment, while the other person ...

Water Shut-Off Planned in Parts Of Triadelphia

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TRIADELPHIA — Triadelphia will be shutting down water service from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday for service repairs in parts of the town. This interruption extends from Touchstone Research, Millers Add., OK Trailer Park & Ohio County PSD customers on Middle Creek Road. A 48-hour ...

WVU Health System Certified to Operate Wetzel County Hospital

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NEW MARTINSVILLE – WVU Health System has been certified by the state to operate Wetzel County Hospital after recently signing a long-term lease to operate the hospital in New Martinsville. The subsidiary of WVU Hospitals this week received a “certificate of need” from the West Virginia ...

Wellness Center to Resume Cardiac and Pulmonary Programs

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WHEELING – Wheeling Hospital is resuming its cardiac and pulmonary programs at the Wellness Center, but the facility will remain closed to the general public. The hospital’s announcement came Wednesday, one day after announcing urgent non-emergency surgeries would resume there later this ...

Brooke County Offices Beginning to Reopen

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WELLSBURG – After announcing plans to reopen the county courthouse on Monday, the Brooke County Commission discussed with Mike Bolen, administrator of the county’s health department, ways to protect visitors and staff from COVID-19. The commissioners agreed to reopen the courthouse, in ...

Stocks climb on virus progress hopes

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(AP) — Stocks around the world whipped higher Wednesday, riding a wave of optimism on encouraging data about a possible treatment for COVID-19. The upswell of hope was so strong that investors completely sidestepped a report showing the outbreak drove the U.S. economy to its worst quarterly ...

Getting Back To Business

Following the Coronavirus

Some businesses in Ohio will be able to reopen next Monday, if Gov. Mike DeWine proceeds with his plan to reduce curbs put in place to battle the COVID-19 epidemic. The question here, though, is whether we are ready to move back toward normal lives. Belmont County has become East Ohio’s ...

W.Va. Has Edge In COVID-19 Tests

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One reason West Virginians can have more confidence about COVID-19 than our neighbors in many other states is that testing for the disease has been remarkably high here. While talk at the national level is of finding ways to get 2% of Americans tested for the disease, our state passed that ...

NYC subway will halt overnight service due to virus

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By MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will shut down its subway system each day from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. to increase cleaning of trains and stations during the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo anounced Thursday. Subway trains, which had been disinfected ...