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Capito Brings Senate Campaign Back Home

August 27, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. more »»


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Capito Brings Senate Campaign Back Home

August 27, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. more »»

Congresswoman Calling For Civility Inside Beltway

August 27, 2014 WHEELING — Congress is so unpopular that it’s questionable that even lawmakers’ families like them anymore, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito told supporters Tuesday in Wheeling. more »»

Lower OVRTA Rate On Ballot

August 27, 2014 BENWOOD — Benwood residents will see a 5-percent levy on their ballots when they go to the polls in the Nov. 4 general election. more »»

New FBI System Will Be Fully Operational Next Month

August 27, 2014 By MICHAEL ERB For The Intelligencer CLARKSBURG — While the technology seen on TV shows like “CSI” isn’t exactly realistic, the FBI’s existing technology is about as close as an agency can get,... more »»

Obama Defends Handling of VA Health Scandal

August 27, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. more »»



August 27, 2014 Norman E. Morris, 87, of New Martinsville, WV, died Monday, August 25, 2014 at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, OH. more »»


August 27, 2014 Briggs Burton Stein, 47, of Wellsburg, WV, died on Monday, August 25, 2014, at Wheeling Medical Park. more »»


August 27, 2014 Renee Allman Yost, 53, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away August 25, 2014, at home. She was born November 16, 1960, in Wheeling, WV, to the late Wilford (Joe) and Virginia L. Hamner Allman. more »»


August 27, 2014 Warren “Buzz” Carpenter, 52, of Shadyside died Sunday. Visitation Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Service 11 a.m. Friday at Bauknecht-Altmeyer, Shadyside, OH. more »»


August 27, 2014 Mary Redish, 93, of Weirton passed away Monday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Greco Hertnick F.H., Weirton, and 10-11 a.m. funeral Thursday at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. more »»


Authority Approves Land Sales at The Highlands

August 27, 2014 A new hotel and two multi-tenant developments are on their way to The Highland. more »»

147-Acre Local Farm Wins, Enters State Competition

August 27, 2014 Brooke County residents Keith and Ruletta Minor’s Clearview farm is scheduled to be judged Thursday during a state-level competitio. more »»

John Marshall Construction, Classroom Temperature Heating Up

August 27, 2014 After returning to classes last week, John Marshall High School students are sweating it out amid high temperatures and humidity as the building’s air conditioning system is not working properl. more »»

Man Faces Multiple Charges

August 27, 2014 An Oklahoma man is facing 11 charges associated with an alcohol induced confrontation Saturday with Ohio County sheriff’s deputies. Deputies arrested Jeffrey Odell White, 40, of Chickasha, Okla. more »»

Sentence In False Record Case

August 27, 2014 Sean A. Chase is on two years of supervised release for falsifying safety records at Tunnel Ridge Mine in Ohio County. U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II, said Chase, 32, of Spencer, W.Va. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

August 26, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

August 26, 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 »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

August 24, 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

August 24, 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 »»

Draft for Comprehensive Plan Out for Public View

August 21, 2014 WHEELING — A draft of Wheeling’s new comprehensive plan is now available for public view, but there’s plenty of work left to do before City Council can vote to adopt i. more »»


Rehabilitating W.Va. Criminals

August 27, 2014 West Virginia’s campaign to reduce jail and prison overcrowding is succeeding, state legislators were told Monday. more »»

Kicking Off High School Football

August 27, 2014 Except for church services, there is nothing like Friday night high school football to gather Ohio Valley residents together. more »»

The Intelligencer Serving Our Area

August 26, 2014 When men and women reach milestones of age, they and those who know them often look back on long, productive lives — and sometimes, to the future. So it is with those of us at The Intelligencer. more »»

More State, Federal Help Is Essential

August 26, 2014 Seemingly random shootings in which innocent bystanders are caught in hails of bullets occur with some regularity in larger cities. more »»

Don’t Change Work Mandate

August 25, 2014 Ohio was in hot water with federal officials a few years ago, for failing to enforce so-called “work requirements” for people seeking food stamps. more »»

Local Columns

Changing Wheeling Radically

August 24, 2014 If a proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling is approved, the key — as those who wrote the document stress — will be implementatio. more »»

Putting an End to Bullying in Schools This Year

August 24, 2014 Bullying used to be viewed as something of a normal part of school, from the earliest elementary years to college fraternity hazing. more »»

Pipeliners Giving Back; A Retirement; and Travel

August 24, 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 »»

RED Partnership, Mound Power Work Well Together

August 24, 2014 Moundsville Power first arrived on the local scene some 18 months ago when company officials contacted the Regional Economic Development Partnership, which is a private, non-profit economic... more »»

Shame on You If You Vote Against School Funding

August 24, 2014 Before I admonish all of you who vote down school bond issues, I must admit I am a former teacher who retired in 2009. In fact, I am a third-generation educator. more »»


Park, Big Red Have Eyes on Playoffs

August 27, 2014 WHEELING — Wheeling Park is trying to stay at its current high level. Steubenville is trying to return to its usual elite status. Both have the horses in the stable to do just that this season. more »»

Brooke Takes Gritty 3-2 Win

August 27, 2014 WHEELING —What’s been an exciting matchup in recent years for girls high school soccer stayed true to form Tuesday night. more »»

Bucs Blast Cards In 8th

August 27, 2014 PITTSBURGH— Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2. more »»

Tribe Tumbles To ChiSox 8-6 In 10 Innings

August 27, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. more »»

Young Guns Are Set to Open Fire

August 27, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger isn’t quite sure when or how it happened. more »»

W.Va. News

Hancock County passes public smoking ban

August 26, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. (AP) — Smoking is no longer allowed in public places in Hancock County, despite the objections of some who worried a ban would set back the area's casino industry. more »»

Repaired western Md. toll bridge to W.Va. reopens

August 26, 2014 OLDTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Potomac River toll bridge linking Allegany County to Green Spring, West Virginia, is back in business. more »»

4 W.Va. nurses allowed to work amid drug test woes

August 26, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia board let four nurses in substance abuse programs return to work despite failing or not taking drug tests, according to a state audit released Tuesday. more »»

Company plans remediation of Wood County site

August 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG, W.Va. more »»

W.Va. family, Tenn. woman plead to drug charges

August 26, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia family and a Tennessee woman will be sentenced in November on drug charges. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio judge disqualified after felony indictment

August 26, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court says a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge is disqualified from hearing cases after a grand jury issued of a five-count felony indictment against him. more »»

Man gets 5 years in investment fraud scheme

August 26, 2014 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday sentenced a man accused of running an investment fraud scheme that lost millions in investor dollars to serve five years in federal prison. more »»

Father of student: fatal flight was to see sights

August 26, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The father of one of four college students killed when their plane crashed in suburban Cleveland says the four were apparently just taking a late-night flight to see the city. more »»

DSW 2Q results top Street, ups full-year outlook

August 26, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — DSW's fiscal second-quarter net income climbed 2 percent, bolstered by improving sales and reduced expenses. more »»

Philadelphia auxiliary bishop to lead Ohio diocese

August 26, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Pope Francis has appointed the auxiliary bishop from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to lead the Catholic Diocese of Toledo. more »»

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