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Big Voting Bill Faces Defeat

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital for protecting democracy appeared headed for defeat as the Senate opened debate Tuesday, a devastating setback enabled by President Joe Biden’s own party as two holdout senators refuse to support ...

Residents’ Opinions Mixed On Voting Rights

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WHEELING — Some Wheeling area residents expressed mixed views regarding voting in general when asked about federal voting rights legislation being mulled in the United States Senate this week. While enjoying their lunches at an Elm Grove eatery, some people said they have stopped voting ...

Wheeling Island Casino Gives To Salvation Army

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WHEELING — Some lucky children will have their summer vacation plans comped, thanks to a donation from the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The casino made a donation of $6,883.38 to the Salvation Army through the “Game Changer” program, a rotating donation series where ...

Omicron Found In Ohio County

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WHEELING — The omicron variant of COVID-19 has now been found in Ohio County. According to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources COVID-19 dashboard, there are now two omicron cases that have so far been reported in the county. Wheeling-Ohio County Health ...

Black Ice on Roads A Concern With Melting Snow

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WHEELING — Motorists should watch out for potential ice or black ice forming tonight as a new cold front moves through the area, said Lou Vargo, Ohio County Emergency Management Agency director. Vargo said today’s higher temperatures will lead to the melting of piles of snow left behind ...

Bordas & Bordas Teams With Steelers

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The law firm of Bordas & Bordas used the Pittsburgh Steelers’ ability to get to the quarterback to make a big difference for Ronald McDonald House. The firm donated a total of $33,500 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh in conjunction with its “Sacks for Kids” ...