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Trump’s Offer To End Shutdown a Long Shot in the Senate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse Sunday than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he’d billed as a compromise. Trump had ...

Giuliani: ‘So What’ if Trump, Cohen Discussed Testimony

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen’s congressional testimony. But, he added, “so what” if he did? Giuliani told CNN’s “State of the ...

City Contemplating User Fee for Public Safety Buidling

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By ALEX MEYER Staff Writer WHEELING — After seeing voters in November reject a proposed property tax levy to fund a new public safety building downtown, city officials are now considering a new plan to enact a user fee to fund the building’s construction. The user fee being discussed ...

Henline Returns To Develop City History Museum

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By ALEX MEYER Staff Writer WHEELING — For Travis Henline, being hired to create a concept and eventually oversee a Wheeling history museum is serving as a homecoming, of sorts. Henline is the former site manager of West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling, serving in that capacity ...

Locals Connected by Puzzle Fun As National Puzzle Day Approaches

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WHEELING — While there are a large variety of puzzles that come in many shapes and forms that exercise the mind — one thing is for sure — folks of all ages around the area find puzzles are just plain fun. And what better way to celebrate as National Puzzle Day day approaches at the end ...

Ryan Weld Introduces Veterans Court Bill

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West Virginia Sen. Ryan Weld has introduced his bill to re-establilsh veterans courts in the state. Senate Bill 40 establishes a Military Service Members Court program within the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, with the Supreme Court’s administrator charged with overseeing the ...

Woman Found Guilty In Cemetery Theft Case

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Karen Neff was found guilty Friday on all counts related to the theft of almost $300,000 from the Belmont Memorial Park Cemetery. After a four-day trial, the jury deliberated for about two hours and returned guilty verdicts for one count of forgery, one count of theft, and one count of ...

Martin Luther King Day Events Set in Wheeling

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Wheeling will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with events planned for Sunday and Monday. Martin Luther King Jr. day is a federal holiday being observed on Monday, and schools, banks and government offices will be closed that day. Events start at 2 p.m. Sunday ...

Proposed Moundsville Response Fee Not Supported by City Council

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An ordinance to institute a fee to insurance companies covering vehicles involved in accidents within city limits died before Moundsville City Council this week when members refused to move it to second reading. In December, city fire Chief Gary Brandon proposed the fee as a means to ...