Weirton Daily Times Newsen-usThu, 26 May 2016 08:35:17 EDTThu, 26 May 2016 08:35:17 EDT stymied after tax hike killed - The West Virginia House of Delegates killed a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products Tuesday, blowing up negotiations between the GOP-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in a critical budget sessio.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTBethany Fernbaugh selected as Hancock Teacher of the Year CUMBERLAND - Hancock County's 2017 Teacher of the Year sounds like someone with more than six years of teaching under her belt.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTBusiness pitch contest finalized - The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday learned proposals for seven potential businesses will be presented at the Entrepreneurial Pitch contest to be held in June and sponsored by the Brooke County Economic Development Authority.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTBrooke students gain national, state honors - Whether competing in contests involving technology, math or the arts or serving their community, Brooke County students have gained recognition at the state and national levels.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTManchin eyes opioid tax for treatment programs - Sen.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT