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WLU gala will raise funds for College of Education

April 11, 2014 West Liberty University’s Office of Institutional Advancement is making preparations for its fourth-annual Great Gala, sponsored by the Ryan Ferns Healthplex. The dinner-dance will be held at 6:30 p. more »»

W.Va. schools chief looks forward to retirement

April 11, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — James Phares looked forward to the challenge and opportunity to help make a difference in a state education system under fire when he was hired in late 2012 as West Virginia’s... more »»

Lawyer: Stabbing suspect like 'deer in headlights'

April 11, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed “like a deer in the headlights” hours later and doesn’t fully grasp what he did, his attorney said... more »»

Police hunt for robber

April 11, 2014 WEIRTON — The Marathon gas station at Pennsylvania Avenue and McHendry Street was robbed by an armed suspect at about 4:30 p.m. Friday, according to Weirton Police Chief Bruce Marshall. more »»

PSD to meet on Wednesday

April 11, 2014 WEIRTON — The Hancock County Public Service District will be having a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the PSD office located at 768 Carothers Road in Weirton. more »»

Water service to be disrupted

April 11, 2014 WEIRTON — Water service will be disrupted from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday in a portion of Weirton to allow for the replacement of a main water line along Pennsylvania Avenue. more »»

W.Va. court OKs fee for searches

April 11, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — Government agencies in West Virginia can charge an hourly fee for locating public documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act, the state Supreme Court has ruled. more »»

Civil online comments urged after stabbings

April 11, 2014 COLUMBUS (AP) — In the crush of social media reaction to the Pittsburgh-area school stabbings that wounded 21 students, a small-town Ohio police chief drew a response with a straightforward plea:... more »»

Mock accident at Weir High offers a look at drinking, driving dangers

April 10, 2014 WEIRTON — Just a few days before their prom, upperclassmen at Weir High School were warned of the dangers of drinking and driving, and witnessed the possible results of such a decision. more »»

Ex-officer indicted in 'sexting' case

April 10, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — A former New Cumberland and Chester police officer has been indicted in connection with a “sexting” incident involving a 16-year-old girl last year. Eric R. more »»

Planners approve PUD plan amendment

April 10, 2014 WEIRTON – City planners unanimously approved a request for a planned unit development plan amendment at the regular meeting of the Weirton Planning Commission Wednesday. more »»

Brooke sewer project advancing

April 10, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Service District board is moving forward with plans to serve additional areas of Cross Creek and Eldersville Road. more »»

Area man gets 21 years on drug charges

April 10, 2014 WHEELING —Michael T. McGee, 43, of Steubenville was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp Jr. more »»

High school evacuated after threat

April 10, 2014 WELLSBURG — Students and staff were evacuated from Brooke High School on Wednesday and the students dismissed at about 12:30 p.m. more »»

Commissioners talk courthouse expansion

April 10, 2014 WELLSBURG — The proposed expansion of the Brooke County Courthouse and efforts to address dilapidated structures were among issues discussed at Tuesday’s Brooke County Commission meeting. more »»

Harlem Ambassadors coming to town

April 10, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Hoops and hijinks are coming to Steubenville on Wednesday when local challengers, the Steel Valley Tankers, take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family... more »»

Spring Tea held in Burgettstown

April 10, 2014 BURGETTSTOWN — Every life is a story and each day is a page of that story, area author Karen Majoris-Garrison told more than 50 residents attending the Burgettstown Community Library’s annual Spring... more »»

Gas workers at risk of silica exposure

April 10, 2014 WHEELING — Breathing only a tiny amount of silica dust per day — enough, roughly, to cover Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s nose on a dime — can put a worker at risk for myriad health problems, according... more »»

EMA Director: State needs better facts on natural gas infrastructure

April 10, 2014 WHEELING — As the natural gas industry continues to transform the area, West Virginia still doesn’t know enough about who is responsible for all the state’s wells and the growing maze of pipelines... more »»

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