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October 31, 2014 WHEELING—West Virginia Division of Highways District 6 officials this morning briefed City of Wheeling and Ohio County officials on progress of several road projects in and around Wheeling, includin... more »»


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More Road Work

October 31, 2014 WHEELING—West Virginia Division of Highways District 6 officials this morning briefed City of Wheeling and Ohio County officials on progress of several road projects in and around Wheeling, includin... more »»

WesBanco Makes Acquisition

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Wheeling-based WesBanco is set to acquire ESB Financial Corp., parent company of ESB Bank of Ellwood City, Pa., in a deal that would boost WesBanco’s total assets to $8. more »»

Gas Prices Drop Below $3 Per Gallon

October 31, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — The average price of gasoline in the U.S. hit $3 a gallon today, and should soon drop below the benchmark for the first time since December 2010. more »»

Campaign Spending Tops $1.6M

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Coal, gambling and labor interests are among those seeking to influence West Virginia legislative races with more than $1.6 million in independent campaign expenditures this election cycle. more »»

Republicans Turning Out Early Vote

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Republicans’ strategy to turn out the early vote in 2014 appears to be succeeding, with the GOP outperforming its share of the state’s voter registration by a higher margin than Democrats... more »»



October 31, 2014 Isobelle Knisley, 83, of New Martinsville, WV, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling, WV. more »»


October 31, 2014 Dorothy Jean (Whitlatch) Mitchem, 68, of Short Creek, WV, died on Wednesday October 22, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. more »»


October 31, 2014 Charles W. “Chuck” Frantz, Jr., 76, of Bloomingdale, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steuben-ville, Ohio. more »»


October 31, 2014 Dorothy K. Downing, 71, of New Martinsville, WV, died Tuesday. Visitation today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and also on Saturday from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. more »»


October 31, 2014 Ansel McEndree, 60, of Quaker City died October 28, 2014. Visitation Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. at Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home & Crematory, Bethesda. more »»


Bridgeport Man Charged With Murdering Wife

October 31, 2014 A Bridgeport man is being held in the Belmont County Jail after allegedly shooting and killing his wife Wednesday evening in their home. more »»

Wheeling Park Football Team Hears Domestic Violence Message

October 31, 2014 Local law enforcement and family service officials are spreading the message that young athletes should learn at an early age how to “flip the switch” on their aggression when they leave the playing... more »»

Happy Ending Comes for Marshall County Dogs

October 31, 2014 Last week, the Marshall County Animal Shelter was overwhelmed with an influx of new arrivals, as 62 dogs were seized from an overwhelmed caregive. more »»

Mistrial Declared In Runyan Case

October 31, 2014 After a two-day trial and a day of deliberations, the jury was unable to reach a verdict in the rape trial of Kimber Runyan. Judge John M. Solovan II declared a mistrial and set a new hearing for Nov. more »»

Paisley To Pick Games

October 31, 2014 Glen Dale native Brad Paisley will be on hand Saturday in Morgantown to make his picks on ESPN’s College GameDay outside the Mountainlair Student Union. more »»


Check Safety In Gas Industry

October 31, 2014 Some industries can never be entirely free of risk. Ohio Valley residents, many of whom have worked in coal mines, steel mills and similar jobs, understand that. more »»

Voters Not Likely To Elect Scofflaw

October 31, 2014 It is impossible to say how many times Ed FitzGerald broke the law by driving Cuyahoga County government vehicles without a valid operator’s license. more »»

Fighting Ebola In West Africa

October 31, 2014 Ebola has claimed just one life in the United States — but more than 5,000 in Africa. more »»

Body Cameras Good For Police, Public

October 31, 2014 Thanks to a $30,000 grant from Chevron, Marshall County sheriff’s deputies soon will add an important defense against being harmed — in court. more »»

Changing Label As a ‘Hellhole’

October 30, 2014 Rightly or wrongly, West Virginia has the reputation among some of being a “judicial hellhole,” with the odds in many Mountain State courts stacked against businesses. more »»

Local Columns

Ebola a Walk In the Park Beside AIDS

October 26, 2014 Worried about Ebola? Well, you should be, for several reasons. But if you want to talk about a real mass killer, HIV/AIDS ought to be on your mind. more »»

Approve Ballot Measure to Benefit Boy Scouts, State

October 26, 2014 West Virginia is fortunate that the Boy Scouts of America chose this state over more than two dozen others for the site of the Summit Bechtel Reserve (SBR. more »»

Discovering the Main Idea a Critical Skill in Reading

October 26, 2014 Since their elementary school days, all students have been exposed to the concept of “main ideas. more »»

‘Adopt an Artifact’ Slated for Nov. 5 at Cockayne Farmstead

October 26, 2014 The Cockayne Farmstead on Nov. more »»

Pipeline Progress; Lack of Information; and Ziplines

October 26, 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 »»


Park Gets a Shot At State Tourney

October 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG—After scoring within the first six minutes of the game, one would think that would give a team some breathing room for the most par. more »»

Boykin A Jack Of All Trades

October 31, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Trevone Boykin came to TCU as a running back. more »»

West Liberty’s Streak Snapped

October 31, 2014 CHARLESTON — The University of Charleston broke open a close game with a dominant second quarter and went on to snap West Liberty’s three-game winning streak in decisive fashion with a 42-13 victory... more »»

Kunitz Powers Pens’ 3-0 Victory

October 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves in his 30th NHL shutout, and Chris Kunitz had two goals in a three-point game to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings... more »»

Steelers Working to Help Embattled WR Allen

October 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers secondary calls it “the island.” And it can be an unflinching, unforgiving place. more »»

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