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Sales Tax Hike Recommended

October 22, 2014 WHEELING — A three-member panel of Wheeling City Council on Tuesday recommended increasing the municipal sales tax from 0. more »»


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Sales Tax Hike Recommended

October 22, 2014 WHEELING — A three-member panel of Wheeling City Council on Tuesday recommended increasing the municipal sales tax from 0. more »»

High Pollution Found Near Wells

October 22, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — A study in a rural Ohio county where oil and gas drilling is booming found air pollution levels near well sites higher than those in downtown Chicago. more »»

CPR May Become Requisite For Grads

October 22, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia lawmakers are considering making hands-on CPR training a graduation requirement for the state’s high schools. more »»

More Ebola Airport Checks

October 22, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. more »»

Libertarian Says He’s ‘The Real Republican’ In W.Va.’s Senate Race

October 22, 2014 WHEELING — The man who calls himself “the real Republican” in West Virginia’s Senate race came to Wheeling on Tuesday to talk politics and small government at the University Economics Club’s luncheo... more »»



October 22, 2014 Brady L. Conner, 76, of Clinton Streeet, Martins Ferry, OH, died Sunday, October 19, 2014. He was a retired brick layer and a member of Brick Layers Local 1 of Wheeling, WV. more »»


October 22, 2014 William “Bill” A. Sperringer Jr., 54, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away October 20, 2014. Visitation will be Thursday, October 23, 2014, from noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. more »»


October 22, 2014 Virgil Marguarette Campbell Hamilton, 98, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. more »»


October 22, 2014 Clarence Dale Dobbs, 87, of Moundsville, WV, died Monday, October 20, 2014, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. more »»


October 22, 2014 Thomas Keith Berisford, October 22, 1942 - October 6, 2014, passed peacefully at his Arizona home. Family includes his mother, Mrs. more »»


Woman Faces Jail Following Police Chase

October 22, 2014 A Wheeling woman could find herself in jail for what could be a long, long time after leading police on a chase Monday night. A police report states Lauren Ashley Meintel, 21, of 223 Washington Av. more »»

Educators Address Keeping Oil, Gas Successes Local

October 22, 2014 Local educators are working to prepare students for the continuing oil and gas boom. more »»

WLU Names Science Classroom for Physical Therapist

October 22, 2014 Health sciences students at West Liberty University entering room 315 at Campbell Hall now will receive instruction in the Ryan Ferns classroom. more »»

Another Pipeline Project on Way

October 22, 2014 Whether they build gathering pipelines, supply pipelines or interstate pipelines, contractors continue their work to move Marcellus and and Utica shale natural gas through Marshall County. more »»

Council Deadlocked on $400K Bond Issue for New Garage

October 22, 2014 Moundsville Councilman David Haynes voted against issuing $400,000 worth of bonds to purchase the Kittle Hauling Co. property, 803 Brown St. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

September 21, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Updated Zoning Codes High on Priority List

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — The new comprehensive plan being developed in Wheeling may ask city leaders to take a fresh look at the way they view downtown development. more »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

September 15, 2014 Several points in the proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling are sensible. If anything, attention to them is overdue. more »»

Plan Focuses on Quality, Not Quantity

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — It’s not your grandfather’s Wheeling anymore. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to a draft of the city’s new comprehensive plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — The public got a chance Monday to take a closer look at city leaders’ vision for the next decade during a pair of meetings on the recently released draft of the city’s new comprehensive... more »»


Take Advantage Of Early Voting

October 22, 2014 Only about one-third of West Virginia’s registered voters will cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election, according to some predictions. more »»

Learn What Went Wrong at the CDC

October 22, 2014 When public health threats surface, many Americans, including health care professionals, turn to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC officials are the experts, after al. more »»

Ohio Handling Ebola Prudently

October 21, 2014 Ohio officials seem to have reacted to a public health threat, Ebola, out of an abundance of caution. That ought to be reassuring to state residents. more »»

Obama’s Concern Spin, Not Health

October 21, 2014 Ron Klain, the political hack President Barack Obama has put in charge of coordinating the national response to Ebola, has no experience in public health or dealing with large-scale disasters. more »»

Time for Pension Reforms Is Now

October 21, 2014 One of the most important meetings members of Wheeling City Council have ever held was scheduled for this afternoon. more »»

Local Columns

Don’t Shed Any Tears For the CDC

October 19, 2014 Would it surprise you to learn that one of the functions of the Centers for Disease Control is to prevent “teen dating violence”? The CDC also battles bullying. more »»

Pouring Ice Water on ‘Awareness’ Campaigns

October 19, 2014 Americans have long been vulnerable to fads, those odd behaviors that suddenly become all the rage. more »»

A Different Type of Scenery, Rain, and Deep Freeze

October 19, 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 »»

Legionnaire C. William Harris Being Honored in Cameron

October 19, 2014 Although C. William Harris has never lived in the city of Cameron, the name Bill Harris has been synonymous with that community for many years. more »»

Government Mistrust Is Epidemic

October 18, 2014 By Friday, nearly 30 countries had established bans on travel to and from the three countries — Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea — hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak. more »»


Park’s Long Bombs Blast South in Class AAA Win

October 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wheeling Park boys’ soccer team dialed in from practically another area code to defeat Parkersburg South 2-0 in a Class AAA, Region I, Section 1 semifinal Tuesday at Erickson... more »»

Brooke Can’t Get on Board In 9-0 Defeat

October 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Senior Tommy Logston scored three goals while sophomore Immanuel Opoku-Duah contributed two goals and two assists and freshman Parker Miller notched two goals as unbeaten Parkersburg... more »»

Giants Dominate Game 1

October 22, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll. more »»

Flurry Salvages Steelers’ Season

October 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The bounces and big plays piled up so quickly, even the Pittsburgh Steelers were stunned. more »»

WLU Grad Uses Game to Teach Important Lesson

October 22, 2014 WINTER PARK, Fla. — High school football coach Dave Wensyel made national news last month when he suited up his autistic team manager for a game. more »»

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