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U.S. 22 bridge inspection scheduled

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WEIRTON — The West Virginia Division of Highways advises that on Friday, crews will be performing bridge inspections of the Ramp C Bridge and the Ramp D Bridge, both located at the Harmon Creek Exit of U.S. 22. During daylight hours, the lane width on both bridges will be reduced to 10 ...

Registration is open for Tin Man 5K

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WEIRTON — Registration is currently being accepted for the Tin Man 5K Run and Walk, set to be held as part of the second-annual Gate 5 Industrial Art Festival on Sept. 21. The run will be part of the opening events for this year’s festival. Day-of registration will begin at 7 a.m. at ...

Mountaineer donates school supplies

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Representatives of Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort, on Friday, donated school supplies, including crayons, colored pencils, rulers, glue sticks, pencils and notebooks, to A.T. Allison Elementary School, to be distributed to students on an as-needed basis. Pictured are, from left, ...

Hancock County Board of Education discusses committee positions

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NEW CUMBERLAND — With a full board present, committee seats were discussed during Monday’s Hancock County Board of Education meeting. Board President Michelle Chappell welcomes Larry Shaw to the board. Chappell plans to to continue to sit on the School Board Association advisory ...

Playhouse presents ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’

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WELLSBURG — The Brooke Hills Playhouse production of John Patrick’s comedy “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” closes this weekend with a director and cast who’ve bonded over mutual trust and the fun of doing the show, according to director Diana Mendel of Wellsburg. “I am aware of the ...

Science center announced mummies of the world exhibition

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PITTSBURGH — The largest collection of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled is coming to Carnegie Science Center. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition features 125 real mummies and related artifacts from across the globe. St to open to the public Oct. 5 in the Science ...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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¯ Friday — Knotfest Roadshow: Slipknot, with Volbeat, Gojiraand Behehmoth, KeyBank Pavilion, Burgettstown, www.livenation.com. ¯ Saturday — Chris Young and Chris Janson, KeyBank Pavilion, Burgettstown, www.livenation.com. ¯ Sunday— +Live & Bush, Stage AE, Pittsburgh. ¯ Sept. ...

Division of Highways needs workers

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TRIADELPHIA — Much of the needed asphalting and roadwork planned for the Northern Panhandle since January was completed even though West Virginia Division of Highways District 6 is in need of about 50 employees. Work was achieved despite manpower shortages, equipment failures and a loss of ...

Fort accepting orders for memorial bricks

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STEUBENVILLE — Memorial bricks are a special way to honor a friend or relative, especially one who served in the military. And it’s not too late to place an order for them, which will be installed in October at the Veterans Memorial Fountain area at Historic Fort Steuben at 120 S. Third ...

City is looking for a signal

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WEIRTON — Weirton officials are looking into the possibility of having a new left-turn signal installed at one of the city’s major intersections. During the Aug. 15 meeting of the city’s Traffic Commission, it was announced a memo was being sent from the commission to City Manager Carlo ...

Area woman crowned Mrs. Beckley Kids Classic Queen

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NEW CUMBERLAND — MyLinda Toothman Kimball was crowned Mrs. Beckley Kids Classic Queen on Aug. 3 at the Tamarack in Beckley. She also won Mrs. Photogenic in her division. Kimball resides in New Cumberland with her husband, Blaine Kimball. She is employed by Aecom Architectural Engineering ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Arrested: Norman A. Cerra, 61, 116 Potter Road, Mingo Junction, warrants charging petit theft and failure to comply with the order of a police officer, Monday. Arrested: Bobbi Jo Fuller, 41, and Jennifer Fuller, 34, both of Apartment 15, 403 N. Fourth St., each charged with ...

W.Va. GOP may tweak delegate selection process

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CHARLESTON — When members of the West Virginia State Republican Executive Committee meet Saturday for their summer meeting at the Greenbrier Resort, they could choose a new way to select delegates for presidential candidates. The 2020 Republican National Committee Convention takes place ...

Community news from throughout the area

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Jefferson County Farm Bureau announces scholarship awards WINTERSVILLE — The 2019 recipients of the two $500 Jefferson County Farm Bureau scholarships to Zachary Barnett and Kayla Wood have been announced. Barnett, the son of Jennifer and Robert Barnett of Wintersville, is a recent ...

Market gains erased

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Financial companies led a modest slide by stocks on Wall Street Tuesday afternoon as a mixed batch of company earnings and declining bond yields weighed on the market. The selling was widespread and had the market on track to snap a three-day winning streak for the S&P 500. Banks bore the ...

Old Construction and Mining Equipment Show scheduled

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NEW ATHENS — The Ohio Valley Chapter of the Historical Construction Equipment Association announces that the 16th-annual Old Construction and Mining Equipment Show will be held Sept. 7-8 on Ohio 519 (Stumptown Road), between U.S. 22 and New Athens. Antique trucks, construction and mining ...

Facebook will allow users to limit social network’s data gathering

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SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps. The company said Tuesday that it is ...

Trump acknowledges potential economic pain of trade war

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they’re needed for more important long-term benefits. He contended he does not fear a recession but is nonetheless considering new tax cuts to ...

Airlines expect record Labor Day crowds

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DALLAS (AP) — Airlines expect record crowds over the week-long Labor Day period, continuing a rise in travel that has boosted the airlines’ profits all year. The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on U.S. carriers between Aug. 28 and ...