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Innovation Showcase Set for Monday at Wheeling Park High School

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WHEELING — Students in Ohio County Schools have new technology tools available to them this year, and they will show what they have done with these tools Monday at Wheeling Park High School. The school is holding its first “Innovation Showcase” from 4:30-6 p.m. in the WPHS media center, ...

Tax Records For W.Va. Gov. Jim Justice Subpoenaed

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CHARLESTON — A federal investigation of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has widened to include a range of tax documents on the governor’s expansive business portfolio, according to a subpoena sent to his administration last month. The federal grand jury subpoena that the state Revenue ...

Work Underway on Main St. in Wheeling

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WHEELING — Initial work is now underway at the vacant Main Street buildings the city sold to developers with plans for rehabilitation. The early stages of redevelopment work at 1107 and 1109 Main St. started recently, Mayor Glenn Elliott said, launching several projects to repair and ...

Help Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger

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Local letter carriers will deliver more than the mail to thousands of homes and offices next weekend. They also will be collecting for the 27th annual National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive. At the main post office in Wheeling, National Association of Letter ...

Follansbee’s Mountain State Carbon Workers Agree to New Contract

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About 240 hourly workers at Mountain State Carbon have a new, three-year contract. The deal includes a pay raise each year of the contract and an extra week’s vacation for workers with 25 years or more of service, while holding insurance premiums “to a minimum,” United Steelworkers Local ...

HORSE ENJOYING WARM WEATHER IN WHEELING

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This horse might not be competing in today’s Kentucky Derby, but it still enjoyed grazing in a field Wednesday at the Oglebay Park Stables, home to The Bethany College Equestrian Team. Photo by Scott McCloskey

Sen. Joe Manchin Criticizes McKesson Corp. Settlement

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PARKERSBURG — A $37 million settlement announced Thursday between the state of West Virginia and a pharmaceutical distributor didn’t pass muster with Sen. Joe Manchin. Manchin criticized the agreement announced by Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Gov. Jim Justice with McKesson Corp., ...

Gov. Justice Announces Record-Breaking April Tax Revenue

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CHARLESTON — April showers bring May flowers, but in West Virginia those April showers brought in the most tax revenue ever collected during any April on record according to revenue officials. Gov. Jim Justice held a press conference Thursday to announce the April revenue numbers, which came ...

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER AT INDEPENDENCE HALL IN WHEELING

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Photo by Alan Olson Sheila Whitmire blows the shofar to open the evening of prayer in Independence Hall in Wheeling, where the National Day of Prayer was celebrated. Behind her is Dawn Noble, state coordinator for the National Day of Prayer. Dozens gathered in the historic courthouse to pray ...

WVU Student Arrested, Allegedly Threatening A ‘Shooting Spree’

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A West Virginia University student from Maryland has been arrested, charged with making terroristic threats. Acting on a tip, University Police arrested Cheickna Kagnassy, a 21-year-old freshman pre-business major from Columbia, Md., at his residence in Vandalia Hall Wednesday evening, Deputy ...