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Marland Heights hosting spaghetti dinner

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The Marland Heights Community Association is hosting a spaghetti dinner, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Weirton VFW Post 2716, 3435 Main St. Proceeds will benefit the Marland Heights Pool Project. Meals, at a cost of $10, will be either dine-in or take-out, and include pasta, meatballs, ...

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Holiday bazaar Saturday in Weirton

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St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at Three Springs Drive, will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Soup, sandwiches and desserts will be available for sale. Patrons can dine in or get takeout. There also will be a Christmas bake sale; Christmas crafts; a drawing ...

TAX DEBATE CONTINUES  — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, joined by Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., the ranking member, and Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., offers his manager’s amendment as the GOP tax bill debate enters the final stage, on Capitol Hill, Thursday -- Associated Press

Trump seeking deeper tax cut for the wealthy

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday called for a steeper tax cut for wealthy Americans and pressed to add a contentious health care change to the mix of legislation currently being debated to revamp the nation’s tax code. An analysis showed, meanwhile, that the Senate version ...

PRESENTATION — New Cumberland Garden Club President George Hines accepted the district garden club award on behalf of the club. It was presented by  W. Va. State Garden Club President Carolyn McCafferty.
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New Cumberland Garden Club receives district award at event

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NEW CUMBERLAND — Two members of the New Cumberland Garden Club recently attended the state garden club’s fall district meeting held in Paden City, W.Va. Club President George Hines and club Secretary Milli Hines were among the 30 state garden club members who represented the Old Trails ...

City property code fines may rise

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WEIRTON — Weirton Council is discussing a proposed increase to the fine structure concerning the city’s property code regulations. During its meeting Monday, council voted 7-0 on the first reading of an ordinance which would amend the fines and procedures included in Articles 101, 557 and ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Cited: David Gaines, 22, 1317 Pennsylvania Ave., driving under suspension. Arrested: Emily N. Nest, 24, 446 Market St., Yorkville, felony theft and possession of criminal tools, Sunday. Arrested: Kaitlyn Cosgrove, 26, 216 Murphy Ave. trespassing, Sunday. Arrested: Amber ...

U.S. ethane will go to China

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WHEELING — At the same time President Donald Trump witnessed the signing of West Virginia’s $83.7 billion deal with China Energy for petrochemical plants in the Mountain State, he also witnessed another deal to export 2.6 million metric tons of ethane per year to China. Still, Business ...

RINGING THE BELL — Veterans Day in Richmond brought the ringing of the old schoolhouse bell outside the Crew House Museum on Main Street when the clock noted 11 a.m. Nov. 11. The bell was rung by veterans Don Swickard, left, vice president of the Richmond Community Historical Society, event organizer, and Korean War veteran Tom Grimm, who at 62 years is the longest serving member of the Richmond American Legion Post 740, Honored Seven. 
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Richmond service honors veterans

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RICHMOND — In the midst of a frigid morning chill, Veterans Day was observed in the village Saturday during an outdoor ceremony organized by the Richmond Community Historical Society. Dan Vojvodich, past commander of the Richmond American Legion Post 740 Honored Seven, addressed the ...

Emissions on rise as talks continue

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BONN, Germany — As a new report showed the world backsliding on curbing carbon emissions, observers at global climate talks said Monday it might fall to ministers to break a deadlock over issues such as compensation for countries hardest-hit by global warming. The talks in Bonn, Germany, ...