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Assure America donation made

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Assure America presented $500 Thursday to Renaissance Weirton as part of the local support for the second-annual Weirton Light Up Night. The festivities, including the lighting of the community Christmas tree, will begin 6 p.m. today at the corner of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. The ...

Public employees object to benefits

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CHARLESTON — A group of teachers, public employees and retirees in West Virginia is objecting to proposed health insurance benefits cuts. The group expressed its concerns Wednesday evening to the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board at the last of five public hearings on the ...

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Business After Hours at Fairfield

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Representatives of area businesses gathered at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Weirton Thursday for a Business After Hours event organized by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition to networking opportunities, the event featured an ugly sweater contest, a collection for Toys for Tots ...

Youngstown man sentenced for trafficking in heroin, cocaine

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WHEELING — Daryl "Malik" Walter Hall, of Youngstown, was sentenced Thursday to 100 months incarceration for trafficking heroin and cocaine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Hall, 31, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine bas in September. The ...

HOUSE CALL — President Donald Trump arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday. Trump arrived at the Capitol for a pep rally with House Republicans, shortly before the chamber approved the tax bill over solid Democratic opposition. -- Associated Press

House sends tax reform bill into murky Senate

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WASHINGTON — Republicans rammed a near $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes through the House on Thursday, edging President Donald Trump and the GOP toward their first big legislative triumph in a year in which they and their voters expected much more. The near ...

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Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville inducts new members

Community

The Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville recently inducted 24 new members on Nov. 11 during a ceremony held at the Masonic Temple in Steubenville. Scottish Rite, an appendant body of Freemasonry, seeks to strengthen the community and believes that each man should act in civil life according to ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Beth L. Warner, 59, 242 S. Seventh St., dog at large and no dog registration; Wynnonah L. Lowther, 26, 51 Scenic Heights, Bloomingdale, speeding; Sage Trumbull, 18, 489 Dresden Ave., failure to signal turn; Joyce I. Evans, 35, 24 Paul Ave., Wintersville, driving with ...

Senate confirms Wheeling’s Zatezalo for MSHA

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WHEELING — David Zatezalo says his focus as leader of the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration will be to make America “a world leader in mine safety again.” By a vote of 52-46 along party lines, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed the Weirton native and Wheeling ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Alpha Mu Chapter topic: Women as school administrators AMSTERDAM — The Alpha Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma teachers society met Oct. 14 at the Amsterdam United Methodist Church for a salad luncheon and business meeting. There were 34 attending. Joyce Ferguson presided in the absence ...