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Ferguson Riot Erupts Over Lack of Charges

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Ferguson Riot Erupts Over Lack of Charges

November 25, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo. more »»

Officials Mum On Thoburn

November 25, 2014 MORRISTOWN — Officials in Belmont County were tight-lipped about details Monday after former Union Local Schools superintendent Doug Thoburn pleaded guilty to multiple felonies involving child... more »»

Police: The Video of Cleveland Officer Shooting Boy Is ‘Clear’

November 25, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened... more »»

Hagel Resigns Under Pressure

November 25, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism... more »»



November 25, 2014 Figlar, Raymond Gregory, born May 29, 1941, died November 24, 2014, at home, after an extended illness. Ray was married to his wife, Cindy, for 49 years. more »»


November 25, 2014 James S. “Sam” Bennett, 86, of Weirton, WV, passed away Monday November 24, 2014, at home. He was born April 1, 1928, in Wellsburg, WV. more »»


November 25, 2014 James A. “Jim” Johnson, 70, of Clarington, OH, and formerly of Beallsville, died Sunday, November 23, 2014, in The Woodsfield Nursing and Rehab Cente. more »»


November 25, 2014 Robert L. “Bob” Helfer, 85, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio. more »»


November 25, 2014 Jean (Themelaras) Wojcik, 83, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014, after a brief stay at Cumberland Pointe Nursing Home, St. Clairsville, Ohio. more »»


Ohio Valley Hunters Off to Bag a Buck

November 25, 2014 A drive-thru deer checking station at Cabela’s at The Highlands welcomed a steady flow of hunters Monday during the first day of the 2014 buck season. more »»

Capitol Theatre Officially Unveils Lehart’s Star

November 25, 2014 Slim Lehart stood in the lobby of Wheeling’s Capitol Theatre on Monday, his guitar slightly askew as it rested against his shoulder. more »»

Human Trafficking Discussed at University

November 25, 2014 Human trafficking isn’t just a problem in other countries, but also on a local level, officials said Monday. A trio of agents spoke on the topic at Wheeling Jesuit University, including U.. more »»

Wounded Vets On the Hunt In West Virginia

November 25, 2014 Nine wounded veterans are in Parsons, W.Va., through Wednesday on a sponsored deer hunt aimed at showing appreciation for their service. more »»

Law Enforcement Busy Over Weekend

November 25, 2014 Wheeling police and Ohio County sheriff’s deputies made multiple arrests over a weekend filled with fighting. Wheeling police charged Romanuel Lee Butler, 23, of 2329 Warwood Ave. more »»


Tracking Career Of a Predator

November 25, 2014 In the wake of former Union Local school Superintendent Douglas Thoburn’s guilty pleas to sex offenses, both education and law enforcement officials should be asking themselves whether enough is... more »»

‘Toy’ Guns Can Be Very Dangerous

November 25, 2014 Twelve-year-old Tamir Rice of Cleveland probably would be alive today had he not brandished a realistic-looking gun when challenged by a police officer. more »»

Road Funding Changes Vital

November 25, 2014 It has been obvious for the past couple of years that a new Interstate 70 interchange is needed at The Highlands in Ohio Count. more »»

Hagel Departure Is Not Reassuring

November 25, 2014 President Barack Obama does not seem to have very good luck in keeping secretaries of defense. The third one of his administration, Chuck Hagel, is resigning. more »»

Question Use Of U.S. Troops

November 24, 2014 About 2,000 American soldiers are in harm’s way this week — not against terrorists in the Middle East but in the fight against Ebola in West Africa. more »»

Local Columns

What’s Good For The Goose...

November 23, 2014 Apparently, West Virginians really like the Boy Scouts. But what about the Girl Scouts, 4-H, volunteer fire departments, people who feed the poor during holiday season, churches, etc.? On Nov. more »»

Live Your Life So You Won’t Have Any Regrets

November 23, 2014 As we come to another Thanksgiving season, I would like to share some stories that have meant much to me in the past and others that told me they have enjoye. more »»

Curbing Drugs; Classrooms on Ice; and a Reunion

November 23, 2014 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 »»

Russian Flag Flying Over Moundsville Part of Movie Filming

November 23, 2014 If you happened to have seen a Russian flag flying at the front entrance of the former West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville this past week, you probably wondered what it was doing there. more »»

Expanding Role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

November 23, 2014 In response to an editorial published Oct. more »»


Hall of Fame Considering Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz

November 25, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot. more »»

Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox Reach Deal

November 25, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kung Fu Panda is moving to Bosto. more »»

Arizona Beats Missouri, 72-53

November 25, 2014 LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley each scored 15 points, helping No. more »»

Drama in the Big 12 Will Reach Into Final Games

November 25, 2014 By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer The drama in the Big 12 Conference will again carry all the way to the end of the regular season. more »»

OSU, Michigan To Face Off

November 25, 2014 By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio — Brady Hoke refuses to contribute to the speculation about his job security. more »»

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Amazing grace

November 14, 2014 (Note: This is a revised edition.) Amazing. That is the word I have used several times to describe the funeral service on Thursday of 10-year-old Josiah "JoJo" Titus-Glover of Wheeling. more »

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