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West Virginia doctor indicted

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CHARLESTON (AP) — A West Virginia physician indicted on charges of sexual assault has been accused in lawsuits of abusing his patients. The Kanawha County grand jury indicted Dr. Steven R. Matulis, a gastroenterologist, on five counts of second-degree sexual assault and two counts of ...

A miracle graduate

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WINTERSVILLE — Katie Brown is having her graduation party today. And while such festivities this time of year aren’t uncommon for those completing some level of education, the circumstances surrounding the 31-year-old Wintersville woman’s achievements and celebration are. The daughter ...

Women’s Golf News

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CADIZ WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played “Low Gross on Par 4 Holes Minus Your Putts” on May 30. Hostess Brenda Hartley announced the winners as follows: A flight, low gross, first place, Kathy Newburn; second, Janis Cook; and third, a tie between Billie ...

New at the Library

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New Blu-Rays ¯ “Den of Thieves” — A gritty crime saga that follows the lives of an elite unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist at the Federal Reserve Bank. ¯ “Fifty ...

Trinity plans advance

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STEUBENVILLE — Dynamis Advisors Inc. of Chagrin Falls has been tasked with coming up with a reuse plan for Trinity Medical Center East. Trinity Health System announced Thursday a $75 million expansion and renovation project at Trinity Medical Center West to consolidate inpatient services on ...

Quinn is organizing fashion show and luncheon June 9 at the YWCA

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STEUBENVILLE — Quinn Memorial A.M.E. Church will hold its first fashion show and luncheon beginning at 1 p.m. on June 9 at the YWCA of Steubenville, located at 320 N. Fourth St. A number of models will be donning casual and evening attire, including Sandra Williams, Pamela Shea, James ...

Economy roaring, record levels hit

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WASHINGTON — Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent — close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the auto industry and the Vietnam War was raging. Employers added 233,000 jobs in May, up from 159,000 in April, the ...

Founding members honored

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Following services on May 20, about 30 congregation members of the Wintersville Church of Christ and guests attended the annual spring dinner where grace was offered by Chuck Brettell and the women’s group provided sandwiches, drinks, settings and decorations for the potluck meal. Afterward, ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Arrested: Courtni Stephens, 26, 2250 Cherry Ave., domestic violence, Thursday. Cited: Kelly A. Kristina, 39, 427 Scenic Drive, red light; Eulis E. Curenton, 44, 634 Grandview Ave., defective vehicle and failure to signal turn; Joseph Johnson, 24, 496 Lincoln Blvd., possession ...

Residents asked to name band

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WEIRTON — Those traveling along Cove Road may have noticed a recent addition to the landscape of the Weirton Event Center, and now area residents have an opportunity to name the musically inspired piece of art. The Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, in cooperation with the ...

Church news from throughout the area

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Weirton church to host five-week HOPE project WEIRTON — First United Methodist Church, located at the corner of West Street and Lee Avenue in Weirton, will hold a five-week summer HOPE project for children in the downtown community. The project will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. every ...

Early polls show Manchin in front in Senate race

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WHEELING — Three early polls conducted in the race for U.S. Senate in West Virginia — including one Republican survey — show Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin leading the race by as much as 13 percentage points. Manchin, D-W.Va., and state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, a Republican, each ...

Church sermon topics

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-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Where Are We?” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Jesus, the Rule Breaker.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Divine Change.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

A sponsor

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ArcelorMittal is a platinum sponsor for the 37th Weirton United Way Golf Classic, set for June 11 at Williams Golf and Country Club. This is the 11th year the company has served as a platinum sponsor. Pictured, from left, are Chris Hatala, 2018 Campaign vice chairman; Janet Macre, Weirton ...

Local diocese cost-cutting updates given

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STEUBENVILLE – The Diocese of Steubenville said legal action could be filed within weeks against a former financial official arising out of an ongoing investigation into misappropriation of funds. The diocese said in May legal action would be taken against former comptroller David ...

School board approves new buses

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NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County Schools will be improving its bus fleet as well as upgrading a roof at one building, while also looking to get rid of other items it no longer needs. During Tuesday’s meeting, the Hancock County Board of Education approved the purchase of three 77-passenger ...

Former Mingo mayor Fabian remembered

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MINGO JUNCTION — Former village Mayor John “Wiz” Fabian, who died on Monday, is being remembered as a man who was dedicated to his family, his faith, his country and Mingo Junction. Fabian’s long political career included 26 years as a Steubenville Township trustee, eight years on ...

Blues Brothers revival

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The Sensational Soul Brothers performed Thursday evening at the Berkman Amphitheater at Historic For Steuben in front of a crowd of oldies lovers. The free concert series continues at 6:30 p.m. next Thursday with ’80s and Brits Night featuring Union Jack and The M-80s. -- Amy Neeley

Trinity unveils $75M renovation plan

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STEUBENVILLE — A five-story, 183,400-square-foot addition to Trinity Medical Center West will change the delivery of health care in the region, hospital officials said while unveiling the plan Thursday afternoon. The $75 million project features new construction that will wrap from the ...