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City kicks off July 4 with Wheeling Symphony

July 2, 2016 WEIRTON — The Weirton community kicked off the Independence Day weekend with patriotic music and a fireworks display to light up the evening sky Frida. more »»

Fireworks trigger anxiety for some veterans

July 2, 2016 WHEELING — Patriotic pyrotechnics symbolize Independence Day for many Americans, but fireworks may trigger anxiety for some veterans who fought for the nation's freedom. more »»

Riderfest begins Weir High’s 100th reunion festivities

July 2, 2016 WEIRTON — Good vibes were in abundance for those attending Riderfest 2016 in Marland Heights Park Friday, as the excitement was building for Weir High School's 100-Year All-Class reunion weekend. more »»

Steubenville sets July 4 celebration events

July 2, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —The city’s annual Independence Day celebration will start at 10 a.m. Monday with a prayer service and a salute to the country’s military at the Historic Fort Steuben Park. more »»

New leadership

July 2, 2016 The Rotary Club of Weirton Heights met Tuesday, with Barb Barkley, right, handing off leadership of the club to new Co-Presidents Dan Spickard, left, and Paul Lauttamus, who will serve in the... more »»

Jefferson chamber holding ticket giveaway

July 2, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled a giveaway promotion that highlights the many things to do in and around Jefferson County. more »»

Franciscan University volunteers to Steubenvillle

July 2, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Dan Kramer looked at the North End Park ballfield and started looking for a drag rake. “I remember when I played Little League and I always liked a soft infield. more »»

Opening day

July 2, 2016 Dave DiBartolomeo, left, of Wintersville stopped at the Downtown Farmers’ Market Thursday to buy peppers and tomatoes from Paul Russell of Russell’s Produce of Wellsville. more »»

WLU’s Greiner finishes 91-day fitness challenge

July 2, 2016 WEST LIBERTY — Ninety-one days of dieting, 5 a.m. work-outs and eating light would make a big, big difference in just about anyone’s health and fitness level. more »»

Pet adoptions soar before county assumes shelter control

July 1, 2016 NEW MANCHESTER — When Hancock County commissioners assume operation of the Hancock County Animal Shelter today, they will find a facility that is nearly empty of animals. more »»

Sheriff candidate pleads innocence in accusation by arrestee in 2015

July 1, 2016 WHEELING — Hancock County sheriff candidate Mark Cowden pleaded innocent in federal court Thursday to one count of deprivation of rights and another count of obstruction of justice. more »»

It’s New Year’s Day for new W.Va. laws

July 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — As of today in West Virginia, cigarettes are more expensive, joining a union can’t be a job requirement and electronics once again can be discarded in landfills. more »»

Hancock schools collect for flood victims

July 1, 2016 Hancock County Schools will continue to collect items for flood relief in southern West Virginia until noon today in the Kroger parking lot located on St. Thomas Drive, off Three Springs Drive. more »»

Brad Paisley finds shock, heartbreak after flooding

July 1, 2016 CHARLESTON — Brad Paisley said he’s shocked and heartbroken by the destruction from deadly flooding in his home state of West Virginia. more »»

Brooke County Schools introduce new officials

July 1, 2016 WELLSBURG — Monday’s meeting of the Brooke County Board of Education saw the departure of two officials and the introduction of two new ones. more »»

Chester to pay more for liability coverage

July 1, 2016 CHESTER — The City of Chester will pay significantly more for its liability insurance coverage in the new fiscal yea. more »»

Christmas in July

July 1, 2016 Abigail Sperringer, 2, of Wellsburg holds one of the toys donated to the Bernie’s Kids Toy Drive at a recent concert at Wellsburg Central Park. more »»

Follansbee man to spend year in prison

July 1, 2016 WHEELING — Matthew Ian Haught, 33, of Follansbee, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison for making a false statement to law enforcement officers, U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

Jefferson County commissioners receive jobs program update

July 1, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Work programs administered through the Jefferson County Department of Job and Family Services and the Jefferson County Community Action Council were discussed during Thursday’s... more »»

Patriotic weekend kickoff at the Fort

July 1, 2016 It was a red, white and blue evening Thursday at Historic Fort Steuben’s Berkman Amphitheater, as the Tri-State Community Band kicked off the Independence Day holiday weekend offering patriotic tune... more »»


Never Alone WV meeting July 4, 2016

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. at the St. Paul Rectory. If any questions, call 304-797-1579. more »

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Trump, the phenomenon

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