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Arena, Capitol Lose $170K

October 1, 2014 WHEELING — WesBanco Arena and the Capitol Theatre lost a combined $170,000 on operations through the first 11 months of the 2013-14 fiscal year, according to Greater Wheeling Sports and Entertainmen... more »»


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Arena, Capitol Lose $170K

October 1, 2014 WHEELING — WesBanco Arena and the Capitol Theatre lost a combined $170,000 on operations through the first 11 months of the 2013-14 fiscal year, according to Greater Wheeling Sports and Entertainmen... more »»

Judge Tosses Garrett’s Lawsuit

October 1, 2014 WHEELING — A judge has ruled the city of Wheeling does not owe Theresa Garrett, the former executive director of its Human Rights Commission, for additional benefits she claims the city improperly... more »»

Dominion In Charge Of Md. Project

October 1, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Opponents and supporters of Dominion Resources $3. more »»

First Ebola Case In U.S.

October 1, 2014 DALLAS (AP) — A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesda. more »»

Study: Gambling Industry Worth $240B and 1.7M Jobs

October 1, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. casinos and the makers of the games found inside had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013, a study shows. more »»



October 1, 2014 Amy Duncil, 37, of Maynard, Ohio, died Monday, September 29, 2014. Arrangements pending at Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville. more »»


October 1, 2014 Henry Forrest Woods, 93, of Bridgeport, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014, in Country Club Retirement Campus, Bellaire, Ohio. more »»


October 1, 2014 Ronald D. “Clutch” Dawson, 80 years of age, of New Martinsville, WV, went to be with Jesus Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Friends received 6-8 p.m. more »»


October 1, 2014 Amy Lynn Roberts, 43, of Martins Ferry died Monday, September 29, 2014, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, after a long battle with Amyloidosis. more »»


October 1, 2014 Thomas Grammen, 83, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on September 22, 2014. Mr. Grammen was a retired restaurant owner and a Greek by faith. more »»


Plea Deal Reached in Beating Death

October 2, 2014 Eve Kelley, one of two co-defendants accused in the murder of Joseph Strother, a Cadiz man, pleaded guilty to her role in the case Tuesday in Harrison County Common Pleas Court. more »»

Assistance Dog ‘Jackson’ Meets Middle School Kids

October 2, 2014 Jackson, an assistance dog, is not only smart, but he makes his new owner, 13-year-old Kelsi Weaver, feel safe. “He’s very, very intelligent. more »»

Italian Manufacturer Moving to Weirton Industrial Park

October 2, 2014 The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday received updates on an Italian manufacturer’s plans to move into the Three Springs Industrial Park in Weirton and efforts to rehabilitate the former Brooke... more »»

Bishop Blesses Students, Computer Lab

October 2, 2014 Wheeling Central Catholic High School officials on Wednesday christened their new technology lab. more »»

Home Invasion Suspect Receives Motion Hearing

October 2, 2014 A motion hearing was held Tuesday in Harrison County Common Pleas Court for Bryan K. Nicosia, one of three suspects accused in a violent home invasion that occurred in late July in Jewett. 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 »»


It’s Time to Adapt At W.Va. Tracks

October 2, 2014 Especially during the past few years, many businesses and industries have changed, some dramatically. Some have not made the cut. more »»

Increase Research On Exotic Diseases

October 2, 2014 In all likelihood, you have never heard of Hendra Virus Disease or Chapare Hemorrhagic Fever. You probably do know about Ebola, however. more »»

Help Withheld In Drug War

October 1, 2014 Jefferson County has one of the highest rates of heroin overdose deaths in Ohio. Drug-related violence has become an epidemic in Steubenville. more »»

Getting Accurate Drug Death Data

October 1, 2014 Heroin use seems to be spreading like wildfire in Ohio and with it comes an increasing death toll due to overdoses. more »»

Don’t Give Up On Ormet Site

October 1, 2014 Another of the valley’s manufacturing giants, Ormet Aluminum, is dead. The huge smelting plant at Hannibal, on life support for many months, is gone. more »»

Local Columns

Common Sense Often Rejected

September 28, 2014 It’s been said you can’t legislate common sense. But you certainly can enact legislation to ban its use. more »»

Reading Comprehension Has Different Levels

September 28, 2014 What is reading comprehension or understanding? Below is one contemporary definition: “Reading comprehension is the reconstructing, interpreting, revaluating, reacting emotionally, and... more »»

Looking For A Bite; Coaching Shortage; and Mail

September 28, 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 newspaper. more »»

New Bill Stewart Book Written by Marshall County Woman

September 28, 2014 Marshall County educator Susan R. Jones has written a book titled, “Bill Stewart: In His Own Words” scheduled for release on Nov. 5. more »»

Some Donors Write Off Tennant

September 27, 2014 With a single exception, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives races in West Virginia are foregone conclusions, the experts with big money to spend seem to have decided. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W. more »»


Big Weekend for Big Red: Huskers Can Rise

October 2, 2014 In the most interesting and important Saturday of the college football season so far, no team faces a more crucial test than Nebraska. The 19th-ranked Cornhuskers visit No. more »»

Nailers Will Hold ‘State of Team’

October 2, 2014 WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers will be playing host to a fun and informational event to drop the puck on the 2014-15 season. more »»

Only Goal For Penguins Is Cup

October 2, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The puck is the same size. So is the rink. The goal too. more »»

Volquez Looks To Repay Trust

October 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch. more »»

Royals Rally to Defeat the A’s, 9-8

October 1, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren’t going down without a fight. more »»

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