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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 »»


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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 »»

Sheriff: Young Boy’s Drowning Death Appears To Be Accident

August 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — The weekend drowning of a 2-year old in Marshall County appears to be an accident, but is still under investigation, according to Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Cecil. more »»

Fracking Firm Sues Over Biblical Ohio Billboard

August 21, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards opposing wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater is fighting a legal threat... more »»

Residents Clean Up the Sludge

August 21, 2014 WHEELING — A few Mount de Chantal road residents are dealing with a messy situation after a mixture of stormwater and sewage shot out of their basement drains and toilets Wednesday morning. more »»

Tetanus Shots May Be Needed

August 21, 2014 WHEELING — Those who are cleaning up flood water and sludge from Wednesday’s storm may need to get a tetanus booster shot. more »»



August 21, 2014 Daniel Kerr Drowne, 67, Wheeling, WV, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in the Wheeling Hospital. He was born on July 11, 1947, in Miami, FL, son of the late Alfon and Beatrice Saad Drowne. more »»


August 21, 2014 Kenneth L. Berdine, 89, of Paris, PA, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Visitation Thursday 2-4 6-8 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe, Inc., Weirton, WV. Funeral Friday at 1 p.m. more »»


August 21, 2014 Peter “Gasper” Tomaino Sr., 89, of Follansbee, WV. passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Born on August 31, 1924 in Follansbee, WV. He was the son of the late Pete and Mary (Berardelli) Tomaino. more »»


August 21, 2014 Paul E. Myers, age 86 of Glen Dale, WV died Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale. more »»

Funerals Today

August 21, 2014 P. Richard Ferguson — 11 a.m., Wheeler Funeral Home, Brilliant. Charles Friend — 11 a.m., West Liberty Christian Church, West Liberty. Maxine McCreary — 10 a.m. more »»


Councilman Discusses Ma’Lik Debate

August 21, 2014 The debate over Ma’Lik Richmond playing varsity football for Steubenville High School continued at Steubenville City Council on Tuesday, with Councilman Kenny Davis calling for area residents to sto... more »»

Prosecutor’s Wiretap Work Earns DEA Award

August 21, 2014 Marshall County Prosecutor Jeff Cramer was honored by the Drug Enforcement Administration this week for his work using a rare wiretap order to follow the activities of a five-person drug ring charge... more »»

Johnson, Scalise Tour Gas Processing Plant

August 21, 2014 Following a roundtable discussion and tour, Rep. more »»

School District Avoids Personnel Strike

August 21, 2014 A potential strike in the Buckeye Local School District was avoided Wednesday, as the non-certified union voted to approve a contract. more »»

Police Suspect Arson in Fire on Center Street

August 21, 2014 The Moundsville Police Department is labeling a Tuesday morning fire at an apartment on Center Street an arson after a burnt rag smelling of chemicals was found on the porch of the building. more »»


Big City Pushers A Threat Here

August 21, 2014 By pooling resources through drug task forces, some Northern Panhandle law enforcement agencies have been able to score notable successes against drug pushers. more »»

Don’t Restrict Free Discussion

August 21, 2014 Members of boards of education should be free to discuss school business or ask questions about it during meetings. more »»

Helping Veterans In West Virginia

August 21, 2014 While the U.S. more »»

Recognizing Hamas As a Terrorist Group

August 21, 2014 Negotiators from Israel and the Hamas terrorist group that controls Gaza met under Egyptian sponsorship this week, in an attempt to end fighting between the tw. more »»

Don’t Fall for Partisan Claims

August 21, 2014 Editor, News-Register: This is in reference to a recent letter to the editor from Roger Tschappat. more »»

Local Columns

Keep True Monsters Behind Bars

August 17, 2014 Many years ago a county jail inmate telephoned me to insist I write a story about his civil rights being violated. more »»

Fighting Back Against President’s War on Coal

August 17, 2014 Since coming to Congress in 2011, I’ve been a leading voice against the harmful impacts of President Obama’s War on Coal. more »»

Helping Heroes In Moundsville

August 17, 2014 Jeremy Harrison, the founder of Helping Heroes in Moundsville, is a person who works on behalf of his fellow military veterans. more »»

Teachers, Doctors, the Military Are Noble Professions

August 17, 2014 I know I am stepping on shaky ground, but I have reached a point in my life where I feel free in voicing my opinion. more »»

Challenging the Darkness Instead of Surrendering

August 17, 2014 Last week we heard the sad news of a comedic genius’ death in the person of Robin Williams. more »»


Pirates Come Back To Beat Braves, 3-2

August 21, 2014 By NATE BARNES Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez’s game-winning sacrifice fly that... more »»

WVU’s Banks May Be Out for the Entire Season

August 21, 2014 By TONY VIOLA Staff Writer MORGANTOWN — It has been a long climb back to the top for Terrell Chestnu. more »»

Bell And Blount Arrested

August 21, 2014 By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday... more »»

Could Bengals Rule AFC North?

August 21, 2014 By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI — They do things a little differently in the AFC Nort. more »»

McCoy’s Toe Injury Causes Major Concern

August 21, 2014 By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA — LeSean McCoy’s left toe turned an ordinary preseason game into one worth watching. more »»

W.Va. News

Kentucky high court suspends lawyer after charges

August 21, 2014 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A West Virginia attorney charged with attempted murder has been indefinitely suspended from practicing law in Kentucky. more »»

Traveling sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

August 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virginia. more »»

Flags lowered in honor of former W.Va. lawmaker

August 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia and U.S. flags on Capitol grounds in Charleston and all state-owned facilities in Wayne County are at half-staff in honor of former state Sen. more »»

Testimony ends in W.Va. surface coal mine hearing

August 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Surface Mine Board is deciding whether to revoke a permit for a surface mining operation located near Kanawha State Forest. more »»

W.Va. gets NASA funding for STEM education

August 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is sharing more than $17. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

August 21, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving... more »»

2 indicted in Ohio businessman's fatal shooting

August 21, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Two men accused in an Ohio businessman's fatal shooting have been indicted on charges including aggravated murder. more »»

Ohio man pleads not guilty in stabbing of parents

August 21, 2014 WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges that accuse him of stabbing his parents at their northern Ohio home earlier this week. more »»

Ohio tourist robbed by homeless couple in Florida

August 21, 2014 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say two homeless people robbed an Ohio tourist, then forced her to drive them around Daytona Beach. more »»

Ohio woman sent to prison for school outburst

August 21, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge in northeast Ohio has sentenced a 25-year-old mother to more than a year in prison for a violent outburst at her son's elementary school in February. more »»

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