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WELCOME HOME — President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Monday. Trump returned from Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday after spending three weekends in a row at his Mara-a-Lago estate. -- Associated Press

Trump to take on health care, taxes

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WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his first month and make progress on health care and tax overhauls long sought by Republicans. Both issues thrust Trump, a real estate executive ...

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State Hoop Shoot

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Carson Lauttamus, the son of Paul and Annie Lauttamus of Weirton, won third place in the West Virginia Elks Association State Hoop Shoot at Capital High School in Charleston. Carson was the Northern District winner from Weirton Elks Lodge No. 1801. He was presented with his trophy by State ...

Federal shutdown threat looms for Trump

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WASHINGTON — Add a potential government shutdown to embattled President Donald Trump’s growing roster of headaches. Beneath the capital’s radar looms a vexing problem — a catchall spending package that’s likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the politics of building ...

SPEAKERS — Michael Smith, left, and Russ Jenkins, left, of World Help spoke about relief efforts in Guatemala.   -- Contributed

Fort Steuben DAR holds meeting

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STEUBENVILLE — The Fort Steuben Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Feb. 11 at Froehlich’s Classic Corner. Regent Karen Blanc called the meeting to order, followed by Chaplain Bonnie Slemmer giving the invocation, Rebecca Hersko leading the Pledge of Allegiance, Second Vice ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Break-in: Door to warehouse in the 200 block of South Seventh Street kicked open but nothing appeared to have been taken, Monday. Cited: Robert S. Vukelic, 60, 1122 Pierce Ave., Toronto, expired plates; Stephanie G. Nelson, 62, 141 N. Fourth St., speeding; Elizabeth A. Newman, ...

W.Va. seeks incentives for state colleges

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WHEELING — Educators at institutions of higher learning once told incoming freshmen at their orientation to look to the person standing to the left of them — then to look at the person standing to their right. “Of the three of you, only one is likely to graduate,” the students were ...

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‘April Fool’s Italian Style’ on March 31

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The Italian American Cultural Club is planning “an evening of fun” as its welcomes the public to attend its “April Fool’s Italian Style” or in Italian that’s “Pese d’Aprile.” The March 31 fundraiser begins at 6 p.m. at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville with “a deluxe Lenten ...

HISTORIC TAX CREDITS — Delegate Mark Zatezalo, R-Hancock, is a co-sponsor of a bill to increase the state’s corporation net income tax credit for some investments to rehabilitate historic buildings. -- Janet Metzner

Historic tax credit boost may spur development

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CHARLESTON — Some lawmakers want to encourage companies to renovate West Virginia’s historic buildings by offering a higher tax credit on rehabilitating them comparable to those in surrounding states. House Bill 2545, introduced Monday in the state Legislature, aims to even the playing ...

WVU Extension Hancock office holding committee meeting

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NEW CUMBERLAND — The West Virginia University Extension Service Hancock County Office will hold an Extension Service Committee meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the New Cumberland Municipal Building located at 104 N. Court St. If the meeting is canceled because of inclement weather, it will be ...