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One Killed in Crash Near Dallas Pike Exit

One person was killed Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash involving a box truck and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 70 in Ohio County. The driver of the box truck died after crashing into the rear of the tractor-trailer in the eastbound lanes of the highway near the state line with ...

W.Va. Lottery Finances Stable, But Outlook Is Grim

CHARLESTON — March revenue numbers for the West Virginia Lottery saw a 37% drop from what they were last year due to bars, casinos and clubs being shut down to limit the spread of the coronavirus throughout the state. Members of the West Virginia Lottery Commission met by conference call ...

Wheeling Middle Plants Trees in Remembrance of Two Teachers

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

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

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 ...

Employee at Main Street Bank in Moundsville Tests Positive for COVID-19

An employee of Main Street Bank's Moundsville Branch tested positive Wednesday for COVID-19. Quarantine measures and a deep cleaning process are now underway. The employee is home and has been directed by their physician to self-quarantine for 14 days. The bank immediately took the following ...

Gordon Gee: WVU, College Football In Peril for Scheduled Fall Start

Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of stories detailing West Virginia University President Gordon Gee’s thoughts on how the university is helping guide its students - and the entire Mountain State - through the COVID-19 pandemic. MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University President ...

WVU Medicine Signs Long-Term Lease for Wetzel County Hospital

A subsidiary of WVU Hospitals received a Certificate of Need from the West Virginia Health Care Authority for the operation of Wetzel County Hospital. The WVU Health System has also signed a long-term lease to assume operation of Wetzel County Hospital, which is owned by the citizens of Wetzel ...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

By The Associated Press With many U.S. states lifting their restrictions according to their own timetables and needs, Americans are facing a bewildering multitude of decisions about what they should and should not do to protect themselves and their neighbors. Is it safe now to join the ...

Shooting Late Tuesday in East Wheeling Injures Two

Two people were injured following a shooting late Tuesday in East Wheeling. Wheeling police said the two men were injured 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 "self-reported" to the ...

US economy shrank at 4.8% rate last quarter as virus struck

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at a 4.8% annual rate last quarter as the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the country and began triggering a recession that will end the longest expansion on record. The Commerce Department says ...

Wheeling Hospital Approved to Resume Elective Surgeries

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital officials announced Tuesday the hospital will resume the practice of urgent elective surgeries and medical procedures later this week. The announcement came after the hospital received the required approval from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human ...

W.Va. on Track to Reopen Small Businesses, Professional Services

CHARLESTON — A day after he unveiled his comeback plan over the next six weeks, Gov. Jim Justice said Tuesday that the second week of his phase-in of business reopenings could start as soon as Monday, May 4. Justice made the announcement Tuesday during his daily coronavirus briefing from the ...

Fisher Takes Coroner’s Race, EORTA Levy Passed

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Board of Elections returned the unofficial results of the primary election about one hour after beginning the count at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The results included a contender beating out the incumbent Belmont County coroner in a three-way race, and the ...

Joe Biden Wins Ohio’s Mail-in Primary Delayed by COVID-19

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Biden won Ohio’s presidential primary Tuesday, clinching a contest that was less about the Democratic nomination and more about how states can conduct elections in the era of the coronavirus. There were reports of confusion but no widespread disruption. It ...

Making public transit safe next hurdle in easing lockdowns

By MIKE CORDER, ANGELA CHARLTON and CHRIS BLAKE Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In cities around the world, public transit systems are key to getting workers back on the job and restarting devastated economies, yet everything from trains and buses to ferries and bicycles ...