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Race participants can 'load up on carbs'

April 15, 2014 WHEELING — Participants in the 38th-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and 5K events, set for May 24 in downtown Wheeling, will have an opportunity to “load up on carbs” Friday night... more »»

W.Va. schools to get free computer upgrades

April 15, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia’s public schools will get free computer operating system upgrades for five years under a new agreement with Microsoft. more »»

City offices to close for Good Friday

April 15, 2014 WEIRTON — All City of Weirton administrative offices, including Public Works, will be closed Friday in observance of Good Friday. Collection of garbage and recyclables will run on schedule. more »»

K-9 units converge on county

April 14, 2014 NEWELL — They’ve come from as far away as Pipestem, near the southern tip of West Virginia. more »»

Festival director accused of fund misuse

April 14, 2014 CHESTER — In the six years that Chester has held its Fourth of July celebration, the festival — one of the largest in the area — has come to be associated with the name of one man. more »»

95-year-old city man receives diploma

April 14, 2014 BEECH BOTTOM — Ninety-five-year-old Pete Lonchar said he always has regretted dropping out of high school, though his situation made it hard to stay in schoo. more »»

Many W.Va. schools already meeting breakfast mandate

April 14, 2014 CHARLESTON — Many West Virginia public schools have changed the way they serve breakfast to students ahead of a requirement that goes into effect in September. more »»

Land to become community garden

April 14, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Two brothers are asking New Cumberland residents to help them build their own slice of “almost heaven” at the corner of North Chestnut and Jackson streets. more »»

Kimberly Fletcher: 'I was an hour and half from death'

April 14, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Life was good for 47-year-old Kimberly Fletcher. “I had a good job with health insurance. I am a mother, a wife and an ordained minister at the Tower of Power of Church. more »»

Gee talks about his return as WVU's president

April 14, 2014 (Editor’s note: E. Gordon Gee has routinely been recognized as among the top university presidents in the nation, and now he’s back at West Virginia University for his second stint as president. more »»

Water supply getting a closer look

April 13, 2014 WEIRTON – The Freedom Industries chemical spill into the Elk River on Jan. more »»

Walk marks anniversary of Bataan death march

April 13, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library and its American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Museum observed the 72nd anniversary of the Bataan Death March with a community walk Saturday. more »»

Palms blessed

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Matey included in class of '14

April 13, 2014 WEIRTON – Among this year's selections for the Weirton Hall of Fame is the late Barbara Matey, who has been nominated in the category of education. more »»

Trice to be inducted in HOF

April 13, 2014 WEIRTON — Robert "Bob" Trice has been accepted as a member of the Class of 2014 of the Weirton Hall of Fame in the category of sports and athletic. more »»

A dream come true

April 13, 2014 WEIRTON — What started out as a dream based in a love of aviation has become reality for a Weirton man. more »»

Students compete in geography bee

April 13, 2014 Two Hanock County middle schoolers recently did well enough in their school competitions to advance to the state level of the National Geographic Bee. more »»

Longtime fiction writer enjoying success

April 13, 2014 PARIS — Larry Ivkovich of Robinson Township estimates that he’s been writing genre fiction for at least 30 years, and it’s beginning to pay off as his debut novel, “The Sixth Precept” was published... more »»

Quilts on display at Fort Steuben Visitors Center

April 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — An exhibit of quilts made or owned by local residents will be on display at the Fort Steuben Visitors Center through April 26. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekday. more »»

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