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EARNS HONOR: The Laurels of Steubenville, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center operated by Laurel Health Care Co., has been recognized as a five-star performer in quality measures by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the most recent set of data released through its ...

Hitting the streets

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Several dozen runners and walkers of all ages took to the streets of Marland Heights Friday night for the 24th-annual Marland Heights 5K Classic. The event, organized each year by the Weirton Board of Parks and Recreation, featured a series of youth fun runs, as well as a 2-mile fitness walk ...

U.S. House passes Inflation Reduction Act

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CHARLESTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s Inflation Reduction Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday with local Republican House members being no votes. And while the bill is on its way to the desk of President Joe Biden, tax and economic experts believe the Inflation Reduction ...

Weirton woman charged in accident involving Brooke County sheriff

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WELLSBURG — A Weirton woman has been charged with driving under the influence causing serious bodily injury after striking the Brooke County sheriff’s truck and causing him to be injured Tuesday afternoon. A report filed by the West Virginia State Police states Sheriff Rich Beatty ...

Piano man

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Jimmy Lee Hook was under the spotlight at the Weirton Event Center Friday evening, performing renditions of various classic hits by Billy Joel, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen, as well as some original tunes. The Weirton summer concert series, organized by the Top of West Virginia ...

Dems: Abortion access question should be put to W.Va. voters

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Democrats want voters to be able to decide whether abortion should continue to be allowed in the state. The call comes after residents in Kansas, another state with a GOP-controlled Legislature, rejected a ballot measure earlier this month that would ...