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Clean Power Plan Targets States That Depend on Coal

August 4, 2015 WHEELING — With coal generating nearly all the state’s electricity, West Virginia residential customers pay just over 10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is about enough power to run a television for... more »»


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Clean Power Plan Targets States That Depend on Coal

August 4, 2015 WHEELING — With coal generating nearly all the state’s electricity, West Virginia residential customers pay just over 10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is about enough power to run a television for... more »»

W.Va. Faces Stringent Goals in Power Plan

August 4, 2015 CHARLESTON — President Barack Obama released a plan Monday requiring West Virginia to take deeper cuts into their emissions from power plants than the administration originally proposed. more »»

Future Uncertain For Ohio Valley Coal Miners

August 4, 2015 WHEELING — With hundreds of its coal miners already in the unemployment line, Murray Energy Corp. more »»

Capito’s EPA Bill Faces Uphill Battle

August 4, 2015 WHEELING — As the Obama administration finalizes its Clean Power Plan, a Senate committee this week will consider Sen. Shelley Moore Capito’s bill to overturn the U.S. more »»

Cuomo Sworn in as New 1st Judicial Circuit Judge in Wellsburg

August 4, 2015 WELLSBURG — Many gathered in the courtroom of the Brooke County Courthouse, filling the pews, side aisles and main doorway, on Monday to see Wellsburg attorney Jason Cuomo sworn in to office as the... more »»



August 4, 2015 Richard E. Cuprik, 76, of Weirton, WV died Sunday. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe, Weirton, with services 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul’s Church. more »»


August 4, 2015 Esta Ellen Chambers, 80, of Weirton, died Monday. Visitation Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Greco- Hertnick, with services 1 p.m. Thursday at Weirton Alliance Church. more »»


August 4, 2015 Ruth L. Morelli, 78, of Sandusky, Ohio died Saturday. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville with services 10 a.m. Thursday. more »»


August 4, 2015 Kathleen J. Jones, 78, of Weirton, WV, died Sunday. Visitation Wednesday 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe, Penco Road, Weirton, WV. more »»


August 4, 2015 Helen Tickhill, 89, of Barnesville, died Saturday. Visitation Thursday noon until service 2 p.m. Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville, OH. more »»


Halloween Activities May Be Axed in Bethlehem

August 4, 2015 Rumors regarding the future of trick-or-treat in the village of Bethlehem were addressed at the village council meeting Monday evenin. more »»

Attempted Murder Trial Starts Today in Wheeling

August 4, 2015 The trial of a Wheeling man charged with attempted murder and malicious wounding for allegedly beating his girlfriend and breaking her neck begins today before Ohio County Circuit Judge David Sims. more »»

Two High School Clubs Receive $500 Award For Anti-Drug Public Service Announcements in Wheeling

August 4, 2015 John Marshall High School senior Bethany Booth didn’t need to join a club to know drugs weren’t for her — but she’s glad she di. more »»

Ohio County Commission OKs Airport Gas Line

August 4, 2015 The Ohio County Airport will soon be using natural gas rather than propane, a decision commissioners say will help boost the local economy. more »»

Moundsville Man Arrested for Xbox Thefts, Burglary

August 4, 2015 A Moundsville man accused of stealing two Xbox consoles and accessories from a house has been taken into custody, after the stolen goods were traced through the pawn shop back to him. more »»


Giving ATV Riders a Break

August 4, 2015 Most all-terrain-vehicle accidents appear to result strictly from operator error — riders pushing their machines beyond the limits for which they were designed. more »»

Some Americans Died Needlessly

August 4, 2015 This week marks a grim anniversary for many Ohioans. It was 10 years ago, on Aug 3, 2005, that a single ambush in Iraq took the lives of 14 Marines. more »»

Expedite Case Against the EPA

August 4, 2015 President Barack Obama must have gotten a good laugh out of a federal court decision less than two months ago. Timing is everything, Obama may have chuckle. more »»

Preventing Damage To Suspension Bridge

August 4, 2015 Wheeling’s historic Suspension Bridge is more than a part of local history. It is a national treasure. It also is an important route for motorists traveling to and from Wheeling Island. more »»

Curb Deadly Use of Force

August 3, 2015 When most Americans think about tragedies involving use of deadly force by police officers, the word “Ferguson” probably comes to mind. more »»

Local Columns

Stonewall Should Rest In Peace

August 2, 2015 This is going to get complicated and expensive. But the PC police say we have to do it, so we’d better get started. For starters, we’ll have to change the name of Jefferson Count. more »»

Wasting Taxpayer Money on Theatrics in W.Va.

August 2, 2015 This past winter, Senator Bill Cole and Delegate Tim Armstead united construction owners and businesses with their workers. more »»

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words; And Signs

August 2, 2015 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

Local Group Has Toured Every Major League Ballpark

August 2, 2015 Thirteen years ago Bill Bryson owner of Uniglobe Ohio Valley Travel in Wheeling sent out flyers which read: ‘‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame!’’ I was one the first to sign up for an opportunity to... more »»

Sending Wrong Message to Iran

August 1, 2015 If it was not clear previously that President Barack Obama is an incredibly astute politician but a disaster of a diplomat, it certainly is now. more »»


Wheeling Post 1 Is Headed to N.C. for Regional

August 4, 2015 WHEELING — In just his second year as manager, Mark Delbrugge has led Wheeling Post 1 to the history books with a West Virginia State Championship. more »»

Vucinich Takes Home Top Prize at Wheeling Country Club's Kalkreuth Classic

August 4, 2015 WHEELING — It was high drama at Wheeling Country Club on Sunday afternoon as Roy Vucinich won the Tri-State Section Kalkreuth Classic. more »»

Steelers Defense Now Belongs to Timmons

August 4, 2015 LATROBE, Pa. — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons finally reached the Pro Bowl last season after an eight-year wait. more »»

QB Never Issue for Brown

August 4, 2015 OAKLAND, Calif. — Perhaps more than any other position in football, receivers are forced to depend on teammates for success. more »»

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