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Quake-Aid Need Critical in Nepal Capital

April 27, 2015 By KATY DAIGLE and BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal’s earthquake-hit capital was short on everything today as its... more »»


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Quake-Aid Need Critical in Nepal Capital

April 27, 2015 By KATY DAIGLE and BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal’s earthquake-hit capital was short on everything today as its... more »»

W.Va. Home Rule Program A Work in Progress

April 27, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia lawmakers expanded the state’s Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program to include 10 additional cities during this year’s session, but the legislation also represented a victory... more »»

Fatal House Fire Is Probed

April 27, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — One adult was killed and a young child is unaccounted for after a fire at a house at 1331 Wellesley Ave. early today. The call came into authorities at about 2:05 a.m. today. more »»

Uphill Battle: Insanity Defense

April 27, 2015 By SADIE GURMAN Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. more »»

Nepal Digs for Survivors Amid Quake Aftershocks

April 27, 2015 KATHMANDU, Nepal— Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day... more »»



April 27, 2015 Patricia A. “Patty” Richmond, 72, of Glen Dale died Sunday, April 26, 2015 at home. She was born May 26, 1942 in Glen Dale, the daughter of the late Thomas Edgar and Mary Geraldine Perkins Henderso. more »»


April 27, 2015 James L. Hughes, 81, of Elm Grove, WV, passed away at his home on April 25, 2015. Jim was born on January 24, 1933, and was preceded in death by his wife, Doris and son, Dan. more »»


April 27, 2015 John Thomas Kokosinski, 69, of Wellsburg, passed away April 24, 2015 in Washington, PA. He was the son of the late Edward and Josephine Miller Kokosinski in Beech Bottom, WV. more »»


April 27, 2015 Kenneth R. Anderson, formerly of Moundsville, WV, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Andover, Ohio. Arrangements pending at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, Moundsville. more »»


April 27, 2015 Margaret Cunningham, 84, of Colliers died Saturday. Visitation Tues., 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and 9-9:30 a.m. Wed., James Funeral Home, Follansbee. Service Wed., 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church. more »»


Elmhurst Kicks Off Bash With New Elm in Wheeling

April 27, 2015 Elmhurst, The House of Friendship, kicked off its year-long 125th anniversary bash Friday by celebrating the return of its namesake tree to the historic campus. more »»

Wheeling's Flatiron Building Owners Plan To Seek Parking Garage Connection

April 27, 2015 WHEELING — The new owners of the historic Flatiron Building in downtown Wheeling are asking the Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority board for permission to connect the structure with the... more »»

Police Reports

April 27, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Public Intoxication At 1:35 a.m. Saturday, officers were advised of a large party near the river in Warwood. They responded and as a result they arrested William A. more »»

Pistol Packin’ Seniors Locked and Loaded

April 26, 2015 WHEELING — A growing number of baby boomers—both men and women—have added semi-automatic pistols, revolvers and other handguns to night stands once reserved for eyeglasses, dentures and... more »»

Marshall County Volunteers Honored for Service

April 26, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — Marshall County volunteers and local government authorities who are involved with different cleanup and recycling efforts were commended by Randy Hoffman of the state Environmental... more »»


Being Open About Money

April 27, 2015 Ohioans have a right to know how government officials are spending their money — and not just at the state and federal levels. more »»

Customer Service Not IRS’s Priority

April 27, 2015 More than 8 million times during the past few months, the Internal Revenue Service’s telephone system hung up on taxpayers who wanted help. more »»

Bootleggers and Baptists

April 27, 2015 Smoking, said King James I in 1604, is “loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs.” Three years later he planted a colony in Jamestown. more »»

Libya Is Hillary Clinton’s Vietnam

April 27, 2015 Headless bodies lie in the sand. Above those corpses stand the black-clad minions of ISIS, outlined against the coastline of Libya. more »»

Reject Obama’s Fast Track and Put Nation Back on the Right Track

April 27, 2015 The GOP swept to victory in November by declaring that this imperial presidency must be brought to heel, and President Obama’s illicit seizures of Congressional power must end. That was then. more »»

Local Columns

How to Increase Reading Speed, Comprehension

April 26, 2015 What is an appropriate reading rate or speed for your child? To develop an effective reading pace, your child must first understand that all materials are not meant to be read in the same manner,... more »»

Do SWAT Teams Need Blinders?

April 26, 2015 Perhaps we ought to start equipping police SWAT team members with blinders, something like those used on horses to ensure they don’t get “spooked” by something they spot with their peripheral visio. more »»

Genuine Love Is Offered With No Strings Attached

April 26, 2015 As we move into the heart of spring, we are seeing more and more conflicts between police and citizens that they have been charged to protect. more »»

Wrestling Match in the Courtroom and Unspent Money

April 26, 2015 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 »»

Marshall Countians Preparing for Boys State in June

April 26, 2015 The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State will be an event of June 7-11 at Jackson’s Mill in Lewis County, with five individuals who are members of Legion posts in Marshall County being involved. more »»


Francisco Liriano, Pittsburgh Complete Sweep of Arizona

April 27, 2015 PHOENIX (AP) — Pittsburgh’s slow start to the season is quickly fading into the rearview mirror. The Pirates can thank their starting pitchers for the turnaround. more »»

Ed Ruth, Bo Jordan Highlight Wheeling Jesuit Wrestling Camp

April 27, 2015 WHEELING — After a highly successful opening summer camp, the Wheeling Jesuit Wrestling Cardinal Culture Camp is back with an even better lineup for its second edition. more »»

Will Winston, Mariota Go 1-2 in NFL Draft?

April 27, 2015 NEW YORK — The NFL Draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. more »»

Cleveland Earns First-Round NBA Sweep of Boston

April 27, 2015 BOSTON — LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics. more »»

Kurt Busch Dominates Rain-Delayed Richmond NASCAR Race

April 27, 2015 RICHMOND, Va. — Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an alleged domestic assault on a former girlfriend. more »»

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What's All The Skype About?

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