WORK CONTINUES — Natural gas industry workers load pipe onto a truck before going to a construction site in the Upper Ohio Valley. -- File photo

Road’s been rough for Rover Pipeline

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WHEELING — Earlier this year, developers of the $4.3 billion Rover Pipeline successfully used eminent domain to obtain land for building the 42-inch-wide conduit through Ohio and West Virginia, with the goal of moving natural gas through at least a portion of the system by the end of this ...

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Fun at Energy Express


Energy Express, a summer reading program that helps children in the area with their reading skills, will be wrapping up this week, with the final session from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Allison Elementary School in Chester. Shown are some of the children attending an open house held July ...

Final seat on parks board filled

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NEW CUMBERLAND — The final vacant seat for the Hancock County Parks and Recreation Board has been filled as Hancock County Commissioners made the decision during Thursday’s meeting. The commission approved the appointment of Ian Wilson to the county parks board, filling the final of four ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Cited: Kathleen A. Gillette, 47, 103 Opal Blvd., stop sign; and Steven M. Kraina, 39, Weirton, no registration light. Break-in: Window air conditioner pushed in at house in the 500 block of Lawson Avenue and resident said it appeared the interior was rummaged through, ...

One dead, two missing in W.Va., Kentucky flooding

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — One person is dead and two are missing after heavy rains caused flooding in areas of West Virginia and Kentucky, authorities said. In West Virginia, Ohio County Emergency Management Agency Director Lou Vargo said a van rolled into a stream that flows into Wheeling ...

Trump makes W.Va. stop

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GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday jokingly threatened to fire his health secretary if a crucial vote to repeal “Obamacare” fails. Trump told thousands of Boy Scouts at a national gathering in West Virginia that Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price ...

-- Janice Kiaski

Time to sell roses


The Steubenville Kiwanis Club is kicking off its main fundraiser today as members are beginning to take orders for the annual rose sale, a tradition of more than 50 years. The price of a dozen long-stemmed, boxed roses in a variety of colors is $19 for local deliveries made Sept. 19 to the ...

Trump: Vote is chance to keep vow

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WASHINGTON — A peeved President Donald Trump browbeat Republican opponents of his party’s reeling health care bill Monday, asserting that his predecessor’s signature overhaul has meant “death” and saying the Senate’s planned faceoff vote is their chance to keep their pledge to ...