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New hurdle emerges in border security talks

Local News

WASHINGTON— Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn’t rule out a renewed partial ...

Candids from Chamber’s Investor-to-Investor event

Community

Photos on today’s community page are from the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Investor-to-Investor event, an evening that offers an opportunity for its members to socialize and network. The photos from reporter Amy Neeley were taken Wednesday evening at St. Florian Event ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police Beating, theft: Witnesses reported seeing a group of individuals attack a man walking in the 400 block of Spring Avenue. Saturday. The attackers allegedly took the man’s belongings. He declined medical treatment. Damaged: A vehicle left the roadway and struck a fence ...

Chase ends in panhandle

Local News

BURGETTSTOWN — A driver led police on a chase Saturday night through the western edge of Washington County and part of the neighboring West Virginia panhandle following an attempted traffic stop in Burgettstown. Officer Ryan Drohn of the McDonald Police Department said the chase started ...

South Korea, U.S. sign cost-sharing deal for American troops

Local News

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea and the United States struck a new deal Sunday that increases Seoul’s contribution for the cost of the American military presence on its soil, overcoming previous failed negotiations that caused worries about their decades-long alliance. The development ...

Warren takes on Trump, says he may not be ‘free’ in 2020

Local News

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Back in Iowa as a full-fledged presidential candidate, Democrat Elizabeth Warren took aim at President Donald Trump on Sunday, saying he “may not even be a free person” by next year’s election. The Massachusetts senator also urged fellow candidates to avoid ...

Democrats’ presidental field increases with Amy Klobuchar

Local News

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday joined the growing group of Democrats jostling to be president and positioned herself as the most prominent Midwestern candidate in the field, as her party tries to win back voters in a region that helped put Donald Trump in the White ...

Marijuana dispensary opens in East Liverpool

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL— A dream became a reality Thursday for Rebecca Myers, chief executive officer of FRXHealth, with the opening of the company’s medical marijuana dispensary at 1865 Dresden Ave. Addressing a crowd of city officials and others at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new ...

West Virginia company develops breakthrough tech for NASA

Local News

WHITE HALL (AP) — Scott Zemerick watched a simulated flight of NASA’S SLS (Space Launch System) play out on a TV screen. He gestured toward the video as it showed the rocket going through the stages of its flight. The simulation was part of a press conference at the Katherine Johnson ...

Teen’s dream comes true thanks to auto shop

Local News

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — When Matthew Doss was asked to make a wish, he didn’t want something extravagant like meeting a celebrity or visiting an exotic location. He just wanted somebody to paint his pickup truck, but he got much more this past Wednesday when his wish came true. Doss, a ...

Blood drive challenge coming

Business

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and the American Red Cross once again are teaming up to ensure area blood donations keep up with demand. The organizations are sponsoring Tuesday’s Sixth-Annual Corporate Challenge Blood Drive. The event, which is open to the general ...

Campus News

Community

Scholarship awarded The West Virginia Foundation for Architecture and the West Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects have announced the AIA WV 2019 Scholarship winners. The AIA West Virginia Scholarship program benefits West Virginia native students working toward a ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Jade Renee Davis, 24, 3218 St. Charles Drive, Steubenville, possession of drug instruments (five hypodermic needles), possession of drug paraphernalia (a glass pipe), a warrant for failure to appear on a burglary charge and retaliation, for allegedly threatening the ...

‘Brunch bill’ to take next steps in Weirton

Local News

WEIRTON — Weirton Council is set to take its next step in enacting an ordinance which would allow the service of alcohol in select businesses beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays. The second reading of Ordinance 2057 is on the agenda for council's next regular meeting, scheduled at 11 a.m. ...

Public invited to see new site for CAA

Business

EAST LIVERPOOL – Offering convenience for patients was the plan behind the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County, Health, Behavioral Health and Dental Centers completing an East Liverpool campus, and now the public is invited to see the new site during an open house on Feb. 22 from ...

Weirton sets early voting period

Local News

WEIRTON — The City of Weirton has scheduled its early voting dates for city's primary election on April 2. Registered voters interested in taking part in the city's early voting period may do so at the Weirton City Building from March 20 to March 30, with the exception of Sundays. Early ...

Food waste prevention innovators sought

Business

WESTERVILLE — The Kroger Co. has announced the launch of the Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Innovation Fund and calls for supports of the company’s plan designed to end hunger in its communities and eliminate waste across the company by 2025. Kroger invites eligible innovators to submit a ...