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Belmont County Salvation Army Opens ‘Booth’s Bistro”

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BELLAIRE — The Belmont County Salvation Army opened its new eatery, ‘Booth’s Bistro,’ on Friday. The restaurant-style venue is open to anyone who would like a hot meal and is a part of the organization’s “different kind of soup kitchen” initiative. Upon entering the newly ...

Body Is Found In Ohio River Closer to Bridgeport Side

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WHEELING — The Wheeling police and fire Departments were dispatched for a report of a man’s body in the back channel of the Ohio River, closer to the Bridgeport side, around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The 911 call was made by a boater on the river. The body will be taken to the West Virginia ...

U.S., Russia Chilly Relations Worrying Many

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WASHINGTON — It has the makings of a new Cold War, or worse. The deep chill in U.S.-Russian relations is stirring concern in some quarters that Washington and Moscow are in danger of stumbling into an armed confrontation that, by mistake or miscalculation, could lead to nuclear ...

Gov. Jim Justice And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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The pressure is mounting for Gov. Jim Justice, who was dealt several blows over the last week or so. I wrote about most of these issues over the weekend, so I won’t re-hash them all in great detail. You already knew about the vote of no confidence by the Kanawha County Republican Executive ...

Tour Reveals True Level of Damage to Marshall County’s Roads

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CAMERON — Marshall County’s roads are literally falling apart. Sure, there are potholes on the stretch of W.Va. 2 that runs through Moundsville and on other streets and highways in the area. But the Marshall County Commission did not declare a State of Emergency because of potholes. A ...

Gov. Jim Justice’s Business Practices Back In the Spotlight

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CHARLESTON - Recent articles and a federal investigation have returned to the forefront Gov. Jim Justice’s reputation for ignoring his tax debts, flouting mine safety fines and not paying vendors providing services to his businesses. An article in a nationally known business publication ...

Thousands Attend Community Egg Hunt At Wheeling Park

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WHEELING —Thousands of area residents were able to enjoy the 13th annual Community Egg Hunt at Wheeling Park Saturday under sunny skies and warm temperatures. The free event, sponsored by the Vineyard Church in Wheeling, has become springtime tradition for many area families, according to ...

WPHS Band Steps Up Amid Director’s Injuries

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By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer WHEELING — The Wheeling Park High School Band stepped it up and marched to a successful season this year, though director David Alfred still limps alongside them following a series of serious injuries over the past two school years. Alfred was the victim in ...

Bank Honors Top Students From Tyler County, Paden City Schools

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“Never stop raising your personal bar,” Peoples Bank Senior Vice President and Director of Risk Management Ann Helmick urged students being honored Tuesday, during the 41st annual Tyler County and Paden City Schools Academic Awards Ceremony. Helmick, praising students in grades 5-8, also ...

WVU President Gee To Speak at Annual Boy Scout Dinner

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WHEELING — The Ohio River Valley Council Boy Scouts of America will host West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee as keynote speaker at its annualpartnership dinner. The event is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at Oglebay Park’s Wilson Lodge, Glessner Auditorium in Wheeling ...