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Seniors Embrace Home-Sharing

July 23, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not exactly “The Golden Girls,” but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it’ll do. more »»


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Seniors Embrace Home-Sharing

July 23, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not exactly “The Golden Girls,” but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it’ll do. more »»

Man Allegedly Goes Into Detail on Murders

July 23, 2014 LITTLETON — Samuel Lee Spencer and Natasha Lynn Burns could be returned to West Virginia next week to answer first-degree murder charges in connection with the January deaths of three people near... more »»

Black Lung Help Is Sought

July 23, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired coal miner who suffers from black lung disease urged Congress on Tuesday to help clear a backlog of claims of fellow miners who have the disease. more »»

Tax Plan For Natural Gas Plant Debated

July 23, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller said he wants to see local construction workers earn up to $70 million in wages for building a natural gas power plant along the Ohio River, but... more »»

Mylan Is the Latest To Employ ‘Tax Inversion’

July 23, 2014 WHEELING — One of West Virginia’s greatest business success stories, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, is joining the parade of drug companies and medical device makers that are moving their corporate... more »»



July 23, 2014 Judith Ann Vensel Wallace, 68, of Wheeling, passed away at Liza’s Place on Monday, July 21, 2014, after enduring a long battle against cancer with fortitude, grace and courage. more »»


July 23, 2014 Thelma Belle Thomas Ash, 84, of Alma, went to the arms of her Savior on July 19, 2014. Thelma was born January 27, 1930, the first child of Emery Ervin Thomas and Carrie Augusta Wildman Thoma. more »»


July 23, 2014 Riley D. McGee, 82, of Colliers, WV, passed away on Monday. Visitation on Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and again Friday, 10 a.m. until Funeral Service at 11 a.m. at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee. more »»


July 23, 2014 Betty J. Arick, 86, of Barnesville passed away Monday in Cambridge. Graveside service Friday 1 p.m. in Crestview Cemetery. Arrangements by Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home. more »»


July 23, 2014 Jeri Brown, 73, of Powhatan Point, Ohio, passed away. Visitation Friday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. funeral service. Bauknecht-Altmeyer Powhatan Point, Ohio. more »»


No Foul Play Suspected In Discovery of Man’s Body

July 23, 2014 A man was found dead near the railroad tracks just north of Center Street after someone on a passing train noticed the body Tuesday morning. more »»

Highlands Deal To Bring in Pipeliners

July 23, 2014 Ohio County Administrator Greg Stewart believes things will be buzzing at The Highlands very soon, with several new tenant announcements expected in the coming months and pair of new lease agreement... more »»

BOE Tackles Homebound Issue

July 23, 2014 Citing a lack of structure with the school district’s homebound policy, the Marshall County Board of Education is seeking to introduce a plan for longterm homebound students in the county to re-ente... more »»

AK Steel Buys Old Coke Plant

July 23, 2014 Brooke County officials are watching carefully developments with two local steel mills, with one expected to gain a new owner and another at risk of being downsize. more »»

Woman Charged With Stabbing Sister

July 23, 2014 Lori Ann McElwain is accused of stabbing her sister with a pair of scissors during a fight over a dog. Wheeling police charged McElwain, 39, of 3509 Wood St. more »»


Ormet Power Rates Critical

July 23, 2014 Half the equation the Ormet Corp.’s new owner needs to solve to get the Hannibal aluminum plant back in operation appears to be in place. Aluminum prices are on the upswing. more »»

Support Research On Coal Industry

July 23, 2014 State governments simply cannot have the clout federal officials do in funding important research initiatives. more »»

School Resource Officers Valuable

July 23, 2014 Ohio County Board of Education members are wise to retain a school resource officer program, even as federal funding for it dries up. more »»

Environment Not Always a Concern

July 23, 2014 When news contains complaints from corporate entities that government restrictions on their activities are not based in scientific fact, are unnecessarily expensive, could force companies to stop... more »»

Refining Exotic Animals List

July 22, 2014 Like some animals, politicians can be very territorial. As West Virginians have learned, that can be counterproductive. more »»

Local Columns

Sometimes, We Do Disservice By Attempts to Help Others

July 23, 2014 I, like many in my generation, were blessed with parents from America’s greatest generation. more »»

Wild But Not So Wonderful?

July 20, 2014 Apparently, West Virginia is far from almost heaven. That’s how some folks from WalletHub, a company that offers various types of financial advice, feel. more »»

A Star Encounter and the Rebirth of Centre Market

July 20, 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 »»

Another Major League Baseball Multi-Trip Is in the Books

July 20, 2014 Another Major League Baseball season is history, or at least those multi-trips involving the Uniglobe Baseball Club have ended for the season. more »»

Republicans Unable to Admit America Has Changed

July 20, 2014 Republicans often ask, “Why do Democrats hate America?” That question is usually based on the interpretation that policies that Republicans disagree with are socialist, or maybe even Marxist or... more »»


Holgorsen: Trickett Key to WVU Resurgence

July 23, 2014 DALLAS — Dana Holgorsen is looking for a resurgence in West Virginia University’s football program this year — and it all starts with quarterback Clint Tricket. more »»

Courts Ready For West Virginia Open

July 23, 2014 WHEELING — The West Virginia Open tennis tournament will be played at the Oglebay and Hilltop courts, beginning Friday. more »»

Rory McIlroy Posied To Be Golf’s Next Big Star

July 23, 2014 HOYLAKE, England — Golf has been looking for the next big star the last five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate. more »»

OVAC All-Stars Build Legacy

July 23, 2014 WHEELING — There has been a lot of talk this week about whether or not the OVAC All-Star game still matters. more »»

Sock Wins Round In Atlanta Open

July 23, 2014 ATLANTA — Jack Sock beat Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday. more »»

W.Va. News

Feds commit to health studies on spilled chemical

July 23, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal health officials will conduct more animal studies on the chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest drinking water supply in January. more »»

Park Service assesses impact of W.Va. attractions

July 23, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four National Park Service attractions in West Virginia drew a total of 1. more »»

Putnam County water playground has crowding issue

July 23, 2014 HURRICANE, W.Va. (AP) — A Putnam County water playground's popularity has become a crowding issue. more »»

W.Va. couple face neglect charge in boy's death

July 23, 2014 POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. more »»

W.Va. couple face neglect charge in son's death

July 23, 2014 POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia state police say a couple has been charged with child neglect resulting in death stemming from the March 2013 death of their 20-month-old son. more »»

Ohio News

Fight pledged to clear ex-Ohio officer in slaying

July 23, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group that works to free innocent offenders is pledging to clear the name of a former Ohio police captain convicted of killing his ex-wife. more »»

Supreme Court won't hear appeal of ex-Ohio officer

July 23, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court declined Wednesday to take the appeal of a former Akron police captain fighting a lower-court ruling that reinstated his conviction for killing his... more »»

Ohio student death ruled suicide, no foul play

July 23, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A coroner says there are no signs of foul play in the death of a University of Cincinnati student whose apparent disappearance triggered a wide search in May. more »»

Ohio base ranked highly by Air Force newspaper

July 23, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper serving U.S. Air Force personnel has ranked Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton as one of the best places in the country to be stationed. more »»

Toledo suburb bans feeding of stray cats

July 23, 2014 SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Animal-welfare advocates are taking issue with a suburban Toledo city's ban on feeding feral cats. more »»

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