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Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on splitting families

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SAN DIEGO — U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw appeared conflicted in early May on whether to stop families from being separated at the border. He challenged the Trump administration to explain how families were getting a fair hearing guaranteed by the Constitution, but also expressed reluctance ...

WVU researchers open new facility

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MORGANTOWN — Researchers at West Virginia University are opening a new facility to capture valuable materials from a novel source — acid mine drainage from coal mining — turning the unwanted waste into critical components used in today’s technology-driven society. Through a ...

Lee West remembered

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STEUBENVILLE — Cookie West said when her 15-year-old son, Lee, died in an accidental house fire in 2011, she and her family were overwhelmed by the support they received from the community. “We always felt a part of this community, but we didn’t realize how much love was here. Community ...

Super Weenie ‘a legitimate West Virginia experience’

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jason Myer will likely never get rich selling hot dogs. But for him, getting into the frankfurter business wasn’t, nor will it ever be, about the money. To Myer, who took a handmade cart he dubbed “Super Weenie” at the corner of Capitol and Lee streets and ...

Picnic is a reunion for Weirton Steel employees

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WEIRTON — In its 72nd year, the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club's summer picnic offers a chance each year for former co-workers to catch up and reminisce about their time at the 109-year-old steel mill. While the steel mill was opened in 1909 by Ernest T. Weir, the 25 Year Club wasn't formed ...

You Are My Sunshine opens in Weirton

Business

A grand opening was held Tuesday for You Are My Sunshine located at 241 Three Springs Drive in the Three Springs Crossing business plaza in Weirton. Owned and operated by Stacy Coyne, the business offers tanning beds, spray tanning and self tanning products, as well as jewelry, gifts and ...

Campus news

Community

Western Governors University Evelyn King of Toronto received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Western Governors University. Kent State University The following area students were named to the Kent State University spring president’s list: Preston Sosack, Irondale; Allexis ...

Panel hears court worker’s affidavit at impeachment inquiry

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia legislative panel has heard a sworn affidavit from a court employee who said she felt that suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry tried to intimidate her into lying about court renovations. The House Judiciary Committee is investigating ...

Quick Takes

Business

NEW AGENTS: Cedar One Realty, 143 Canton Road, Wintersville, has welcomed two new real estate agents. Pamela Shea is a licensed Ohio real estate sales agent. She has worked as an administrative officer for the Ohio Valley Youth Network, planning and carrying out collaborative community events ...

Women’s golf news

Community

BLACKMOOR Blackmoor Ladies League played a scramble July 16 with first-place honors for Lori DeFallo, Terri Barkley and Tammy Koutsky. Second place was taken by Ruth Lamantia, Tammy Cox, Lucy Karaan and Patty Gerlando. The nine-hole league is open to all women. Play is on Monday, ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Caelynn R. Smith, 23, Steubenville,failure to appear and possession of drugs and drug abuse instrument, Saturday. Arrested: Charmaine Lester,38,468 South Fifth St., domestic violence, assault and obstructing, Saturday. Arrested: Anna M. Clark, 30, no fixed address, ...

Red Cross in search of Ohio Valley disaster volunteers

Local News

WHEELING — House fires, floods, hurricanes and other disasters in this country have prompted the American Red Cross to issue an appeal for more disaster response volunteers. Sharon Kesselring, executive director for the Red Cross of Northwest West Virginia, said the number of house fires ...

Humane society opens animal clinic

Business

Brandi Damewood, fourth from left, community outreach manager for the Jefferson County Humane Society, cut the ribbon Thursday at the official opening of the animal clinic at 81 Talbott Drive in Wintersville. Also in attendance at the ceremony were humane society board members Casey Robinson, ...

Special honor

Business

Gloria Popp of Steubenville, senior sales director with Mary Kay Cosmetics, has been awarded her 23rd car during her longtime career with the Texas-based company, recently receiving the keys for a pink 2018 Cadillac SUV from TEAM Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac in Wintersville from sales ...

Dewey Guida included in Weirton Hall of Fame class

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WEIRTON — Dewey J. Guida is among those selected to be inducted as part of the Class of 2018 of the Weirton Hall of Fame, nominated under the category of business. This year's induction banquet will be held at 2 p.m., Aug. 12 at Undo's in Weirton. Tickets are on sale at a cost of $30 per ...

Making a sale

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Rensi Gresko prepares some slime at her booth during the third-annual Hidden Treasures Youth Flea Market, held Saturday at the Millsop Community Center. The event, organized as a way to teach business concepts to area youth, included demonstrations from the Weirton Police K-9 Division, a bounce ...

Slip repairs to affect route 88

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SHORT CREEK — State Route 88 will be reduced to one lane near North Fork-Short Creek Road from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through July 31 while crews repair a slip. Two-way traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Drivers should expect delays. Inclement weather and other circumstances could ...

Hospital struck by vehicle

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — The wall near the entrance of the Trinity Medical Center emergency room was damaged after a vehicle struck it Friday night. According to police reports, a large chunk of concrete broke off from the wall after the vehicle struck it at about 11 p.m. The driver — Michael ...