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Biden to join governor to survey flood damage in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrived in Kentucky on Monday to meet with families and view damage from storms that have resulted in the worst flooding in Kentucky's history. At least 37 people have died since last month's deluge, which dropped 8 to ...

Good Grief! Dr. Mercer’s ‘Peanuts’ Collection Going on Display

WHEELING — When Dr. William Mercer was 10 years old, he wanted to be an artist. His heroes were Peanuts creator Charles Schulz and Schulz’s character “Snoopy.” But the cartoon art world’s loss was Wheeling medicine’s gain, and Mercer went on to accrue “thousands” of Peanuts ...

Senate Approves $740 Billion Economic Package After All-Night Session

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical ...

Elmhurst Director Jamie Crow Earns Statewide Honor

WHEELING — For the staff and leadership at Elmhurst House of Friendship, working to make sure the residents are happy and fulfilled is more than a job — it’s a source of joy. Jamie Crow, who is coming up on 16 years serving as executive director at Elmhurst, was recognized as the 2022 ...

Cease-Fire Between Palestinians, Israelis Takes Effect

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants took effect late Sunday in a bid to end nearly three days of violence that killed dozens of Palestinians and disrupted the lives of hundreds of thousands of Israelis. The flare-up was the worst fighting ...