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Schools Already Adding Breakfast

April 14, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — Many West Virginia public schools have changed the way they serve breakfast to students ahead of a requirement that goes into effect in September. more »»

Sunday Sit-Down: WVU President E. Gordon Gee

April 13, 2014 Editor’s note: E. Gordon Gee has routinely been recognized as among the top university presidents in the nation, and now he’s back at West Virginia University for his second stint as president. more »»

Utica Shale Rush Comes to W.Va.

April 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — For several years, companies drilled into the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia and the Utica Shale in Ohio. Now the Utica rush has come to the Mountain State. more »»

$58K to Purchase Former Howard’s Diamond Center

April 13, 2014 WHEELING — City officials’ years-long pursuit of the former Howard’s Diamond Center in the downtown appears to be over, with City Council set to approve an agreement to acquire the vacant building... more »»

Proposed Smoking Ban Raises Concerns

April 13, 2014 WEIRTON — Mike Frangos doesn’t smoke and he isn’t fond of it, but he likes the money he makes working at the Route 2 Cafe — a video gambling parlor in Hancock County. more »»

Cheat Canyon Preserved for Future Generations

April 13, 2014 ROWLESBURG, W.Va. — Tucked away in the rocks of north-central West Virginia is the secret to a multi-million dollar conservation effort — a “threetooth” snail that actually has just one toot. more »»

Ohio Links Fracking To Earthquakes

April 12, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit... more »»

DEP: Marshall Pipeline Rupture Scorched Trees Over Two Acres

April 12, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection continues investigating the Williams Energy 12-inch natural gas pipeline rupture that took place in Marshall County’s Marcellus... more »»

E. Gordon Gee: On the Record

April 12, 2014 MORGANTOWN — He’s recognized as one of the nation’s top college presidents, he wears a bow tie and he has a plan to move West Virginia University forward over at least the next five years. He’s E. more »»

No Jail For Steub. Coach

April 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Charges against elementary school teacher and wrestling coach Seth Fluharty alleging he failed to report the August 2012 rape of a 16-year-old Weirton girl will be dismissed if he... more »»

It’s the Hole Truth: Doughnuts Weren’t From Proper Kitchen

April 12, 2014 WHEELING — It’s not about the doughnuts, who made the doughnuts or who was getting money from the sales — it’s about where the sweet treats were being made, according to the Wheeling-Ohio County... more »»

New Face for Obamacare, But Old Problems Remain

April 12, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Abruptly on the spot as the new face of Obamacare, Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political. more »»

Stabbing Suspect Still Tight-Lipped

April 12, 2014 MURRYSVILLE, Pa. more »»

Little Impact Felt Locally

April 11, 2014 NEW MARTINSVILLE — The impact of the natural gas boom in Wetzel County — both good and bad — pales in comparison to other Tri-State area counties also experiencing a surge in drilling activity,... more »»

IRS Loses $4 Billion

April 11, 2014 WASHINGTON— An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. more »»

Chief: Game Could Turn Into Tragedy

April 11, 2014 WHEELING — Nearly 300 Wheeling-area high school students are sneaking around neighborhoods, hiding in yards and cars and stalking their targets with water guns that could be mistaken for real weapons. more »»

HHS Chief Quits

April 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after the rocky rollout of Obamacare, a White House official said Thursday. more »»

WJU: Most of ’12 Class Works in Field of Choice or in Grad School

April 11, 2014 WHEELING — The numbers are in, and the results are promisin. more »»

Lawyer: Pa. High School Stabbing Suspect Like ‘Deer in Headlights’

April 11, 2014 PITTSBURGH— The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed “like a deer in the headlights” hours later and doesn’t fully grasp what he did, his attorney said Thursday... more »»

Teen Stabs 22 Near Pittsburgh

April 10, 2014 MURRYSVILLE, Pa. more »»

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