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Changes for teachers aides a concern

July 20, 2014 CHARLESTON — State and local officials say a change in state law designed to ensure highly qualified teachers aides in pre-kindergarten classrooms may have the opposite effect. more »»

Planned Dominion pipeline upsets W.Va. residents

July 20, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In order to meet what the company calls an increasing demand for natural gas on the East Coast, Dominion Resources has plans to send supplies of natural gas produced in the Upper Ohio... more »»

Officials: Dangerous animal list needs revisions

July 20, 2014 CHARLESTON — State officials say a list of dangerous and exotic animals was never intended to ban pets and livestock, but rather protect the public from wild animals which should not be owned by... more »»

Working with what you’ve got

July 20, 2014 PARIS, Pa. — It’s all about working with what you’ve got. Master Gardener Martha Swiss recently led a garden design workshop at Paris Presbyterian Church’s The Gathering Place Coffee Shop. more »»

Ovington Foundation donates to St. Paul School

July 20, 2014 The Mary Ellen Ovington Foundation recently donated $11,700 to St. Paul School to assist with facility upgrades. Projects will be taking place at the school during the current summer brea. more »»

Caperton returns to W.Va.

July 20, 2014 Gaston Caperton has been named a senior adviser with USI Insurance Services to lead the company’s growth in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia. more »»

Wheeling eyes Centre Market design plans for historic district

July 20, 2014 WHEELING — A plan two years in the making that would require property owners in the Centre Market area to conform to certain historic design guidelines when renovating their buildings has reached it... more »»

Something to ‘smile’ about

July 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A trip to India was something to “smile” about for Steubenville native Nick Skiviat, who is on the threshold of beginning his second year of medical school at Ohio University-Heritage... more »»

Program promotes reading fun

July 19, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — A peek through the windows of the Carlin Dodrill Field House at Follansbee Middle School reveals not maintenance crews washing the floor or painting the walls, but a group of children... more »»

Wheeling region will be part of medical study

July 19, 2014 WHEELING — Victims of traumatic injury in the Wheeling area could become part of a medical study aimed at preventing people from bleeding to death en route to the hospital. more »»

Pooling resources

July 19, 2014 Iris Himmelrick, pictured, and other members of the Marland Heights Community Association will be hosting a "Pool Together" craft show at Marland Heights Park from noon to 6 p.m. July 26. more »»

WJU receives $1.2M for a flu study project

July 19, 2014 WHEELING — Researchers at Wheeling Jesuit University will receive $1. more »»

Arts event seeking vendors

July 19, 2014 TORONTO —The Focus in Toronto organization is seeking vendors for the 37th-annual Festival of the Arts set Aug. 30-31 centered around the gazebo common. more »»

School official’s death mourned

July 18, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke County residents are mourning the death of Frank Ujcich, a member of the county’s school board since 2006 and vocational director for the school district for many years. more »»

Brooke to continue offering notary services to the public

July 18, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke County Clerk Sylvia Benzo said her office will continue to offer notary services to the public despite being told by the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office it should stop... more »»

Lease, repairs at pool focus of parks board

July 18, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weirton Board of Parks and Recreation discussed the pending lease of the Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool Thursday, as well as equipment purchases and repairs. more »»

Gainer says government leadership has failed

July 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — State Auditor Glen Gainer on Thursday said education, jobs and infrastructure will be his three main priorities if he is elected to Congress to represent West Virginia’s 1st... more »»

Officials toss out banned animals list

July 18, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s Dangerous Wild Animal Board has thrown out a proposed list of banned exotic animals and will now use a list created for Ohio. more »»

Judge’s pay raise directive appealed

July 18, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources is appealing a judge’s directive to give pay raises to some workers at the state’s two psychiatric hospitals, arguing tha... more »»

Big crowd at Berkman Amphitheater

July 18, 2014 The crowd jammed out to the eight-piece band No Bad JuJu Thursday evening for R&B Night during the Summer Concert Series at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater at the Historic Fort Steuben in... more »»

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