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Police ID Two Bodies From Ohio River as Missing Pittsburgh Men

March 27, 2015 WHEELING — Two bodies found in the Ohio River last week were identified Thursday by police as Pittsburgh men who have been missing for several months. more »»


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Police ID Two Bodies From Ohio River as Missing Pittsburgh Men

March 27, 2015 WHEELING — Two bodies found in the Ohio River last week were identified Thursday by police as Pittsburgh men who have been missing for several months. more »»

From Sistersville to Steubenville, Ohio Valley Losing Population

March 27, 2015 WHEELING — Despite nationwide economic recovery and a local surge in natural gas drilling, the Census Bureau estimates the Upper Ohio Valley lost almost 1,600 more residents over the last year. more »»

Pipeline Projects Pump Up Ohio Valley’s Production Levels

March 27, 2015 WHEELING — The Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the Mountain Valley Pipeline, the Rover Pipeline and the Leach XPress are some of the multi-billion-dollar projects Corky Demarco believes will keep Marcellus... more »»

Lawmakers Unhappy With New Rule

March 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democrat lawmakers in the House have found something in common: Many have issues with the Obama administration’s new regulations requiring companies that drill for... more »»

During Wheeling Visit, WLU Speaker Series Guest Says Police Protests Not the Answer

March 27, 2015 WHEELING — Nationwide protests over the relationship between law enforcement and minorities after the high-profile shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. more »»



March 27, 2015 Barbara Feorene, 65, of Adena, OH, passed away on Wednesday. Private arrangements being handled by Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena. more »»


March 27, 2015 Charles Welsh, 93, of Follansbee died March 25, 2015. Funeral Monday, March 30, 2015, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Follansbee. more »»


March 27, 2015 Marilyn Jean Minger, 77, of New Matamoras, Ohio, passed away Thursday. Visitation from 1-8 p.m. more »»


March 27, 2015 Geraldine Alice (“Gerry” to her friends) VanScyoc, 71, of Wadestown passed from this life on March 26, 201. more »»


March 27, 2015 The Reverend Doctor Frank L. Shaffer, Jr. passed on to Glory on March 25, 2015. He was born May 10, 1933, in Morgantown, West Virginia, son of Dr. Frank L. Shaffer, Sr. and Jessie Murray Shaffer. more »»


Marshall County Deputies Searching for Fugitive Parents; Had Been Living in McMechen

March 27, 2015 Police are seeking two fugitives wanted in connection to the Tuesday arrest of Brenda Shumacher for gross negligence with risk of bodily injur. more »»

Early Voting Underway for Weirton Council

March 27, 2015 Early voting is underway in Weirton, where voters will be asked to choose members of City Council, as well as mayor. Mayor George J. Kondik will run for re-election. more »»

Marshall County Commission Supports Leach XPress During Meeting in Moundsville

March 27, 2015 The Marshall County Commission met with a representative from the Columbia Pipeline Group this week as the Leach XPress Pipeline Project moves forward. more »»

Virginia Fugitive Found at Eoff Street Residence in Wheeling

March 27, 2015 West Virginia State Police arrested a fugitive from Virginia on Wednesday after finding him hiding in a kitchen closet at an Eoff Street residence. At 6 p.. more »»

2015 Ohio County Solid Waste Spring Cleanup Announced

March 27, 2015 The Ohio County Solid Waste Authority will hold spring cleanup events on the following over the next month. Dumpsters will be at the locations from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»


Get Railroads Back on Track

March 27, 2015 For many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very “green” — that is, good for the environmen. more »»

Giving Downtown Wheeling New Life

March 27, 2015 One suggestion put forth to revitalize downtown Wheeling was to make it more attractive as a place to live, not just to do busines. more »»

Bring Tourist Cash to W.Va.

March 26, 2015 With gasoline prices lower and many Americans thinking about road trips, now is the time to attract tourists to West Virginia, right? Not with budgets the state Tourism Commission has had for the... more »»

Learn Why Policy Failed in Yemen

March 26, 2015 In January, President Barack Obama referred to U.S. anti-terrorism efforts in Yemen as a “model” for avoiding massive deployments of American troops. This week, U.S. more »»

Close Education Achievement Gap

March 26, 2015 The conclusion reached in a report about children in West Virginia — that those from low-income families tend to lag behind other students in school — will have come as no surprise to most... more »»

Local Columns

Terrorists’ Social Media Overhyped

March 22, 2015 Experts tell us we simply must win the social media battle against Islamic State terrorists. more »»

Remembering Those Who Served in Vietnam War

March 22, 2015 Mary and I recently joined our son and his family for lunch at one of those sports restaurants that specialize in hot wings. more »»

Plans Being Finalized for Moundsville High Homecoming

March 22, 2015 Fliers for the five-year Moundsville High School Homecoming Celebration to be held Sept. 4-6 have been sent to 3,800 MHS alumni by the MHS alumni. more »»

Not ‘Riled Up’ About Schools

March 21, 2015 Once you get West Virginians “riled up,” you can accomplish big things in politics. Just ask Republicans who control the Legislature for the first time in 83 years. more »»

Roundball Memories

March 21, 2015 March Madness is like a walk in the park compared to youth travel basketball. more »»


Mountaineers’ Elite Eight Bid Foiled by Kentucky

March 27, 2015 CLEVELAND — Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia’s press look pathetic. more »»

Irish Race by Wichita State Into Elite Eight

March 27, 2015 CLEVELAND — Notre Dame’s march through March is picking up speed. more »»

Bucs Fall 7-5 To Braves

March 27, 2015 BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run that ended Wandy Rodriguez’s scoreless streak at 12 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Thursday. more »»

Pete Rose Talk Rises Again in ’15

March 27, 2015 Even before Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and the rest of the ramped-up Washington Nationals hit the field for their first full-squad workout at spring training, they got the message. more »»

’Canes Blow Away Penguins, 5-2

March 27, 2015 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eric Staal had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night. more »»

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What we can learn from teen rape case

March 25, 2015 My heart breaks for the 15-year-old victim in the rape case that ended Monday with the sentencing of Adam Taylor, 46, of Rayland in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court. more »

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