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Security measures for race addressed

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — Law enforcement will be out in full force May 23-24 to ensure the 38th-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and related events are completed safely, but security will not be as... more »»

Health department joining chemical spill suit

April 9, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department plans to join the city of Charleston in suing over a chemical spill that contaminated 300,000 West Virginians’ water supply. more »»

Murder trial date continued

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — First Judicial Circuit Judge James Mazzone on Tuesday vacated the April 29 murder trial date of Craig Tyler Peacock at the request of Defense Attorney Robert McCoi. more »»

W.Va. receives a 'C' on spending, transparency

April 9, 2014 CHARLESTON(AP) — West Virginia rates a “C’’ when it comes to transparency and government spending. The rating is from the U.S. more »»

Jobless benefits bill heads to House

April 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident Republicans is leaning on Speaker John Boehner to permit a vote on... more »»

City moving forward with home rule

April 8, 2014 WEIRTON – Weirton Council held a public hearing Monday regarding its Home Rule program application, although no citizens were present to comment. more »»

Weirton makes change to UDO

April 8, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton Council, on Monday, agreed to make some changes in how particular developments in the city are handled, while agreeing to move forward with various other projects in the city... more »»

Follansbee officials wrap up budget issues

April 8, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee officials have been wrapping up issues related to the 2014-15 budget, though passage of the city’s new garbage rates and the management of the city park’s concession stand... more »»

Learning how to stay safe

April 8, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Tammy West, a Hancock County resident, wants to help people learn how to stay safe. more »»

Several indicted by federal grand jury

April 8, 2014 WHEELING — United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II announced several area people were indicted by a federal grand jury. Marcel D. Weaver and Holly D. more »»

Follansbee talks traffic, city building

April 8, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee Council on Monday discussed traffic issues involving large trucks, including the closing of a section of state Route 2 at the city’s north end; and plans to renovate the... more »»

Chester approves budget, buys truck

April 8, 2014 CHESTER — Despite a lean budget outlook, Chester City Council approved a lease-purchase agreement for a new street department truck Monday night. more »»

Grand Theater gets state, trust funding

April 8, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Scott Dressel started looking for an Ohio heating and air conditioning contractor as soon as he heard the Ohio House of Representatives and the Senate had approved $140,000 for the... more »»

American Water ordered to continue projects

April 8, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — State regulators on Monday ordered West Virginia American Water Company to continue participating in a series of water extension projects, rejecting the company’s argument that it... more »»

Memories flood three schools slated to close

April 7, 2014 WEIRTON — The halls of three Weirton elementary schools brought back memories for many area residents Sunday as they took one last look around before the buildings are closed for good later this year. more »»

Teacher plans, abortion ban vetoed

April 7, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed about 200 bills and nixed eight this year, leaving teachers and abortion opponents unsatisfied. more »»

Chester VFW post named for Milby

April 7, 2014 CHESTER — Before he died on Sept. 27, 2013, Robert J. “Bob” Milby left his mark on Chester VFW Post 6450 through 65 years of work on behalf of the post and the community he loved. more »»

Local 83 ready for pipefitters contest

April 7, 2014 WHEELING — Plumbers and pipefitters from across the state will soon converge on Wheeling for the annual West Virginia Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest. more »»

Bethany sewer line concern continues

April 7, 2014 BETHANY— Bethany town officials are proceeding with plans to replace a broken sewer line that has caused several potholes on Main Street and have approved the first reading for an ordinance... more »»

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