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Obama Boosts Power Plant Cuts

August 3, 2015 WASHINGTON — Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain... more »»


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Obama Boosts Power Plant Cuts

August 3, 2015 WASHINGTON — Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain... more »»

‘Passageway’ Park Planned for Downtown 1100 Block

August 3, 2015 WHEELING — A new downtown Wheeling beautification effort aims to create a window to history in a space city leaders hope will be a vital part of the future. more »»

Changing Of The Guard in Marshall Prosecutor's Office

August 3, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — After former Marshall County Prosecutor Jeff Cramer took an appointed judge position in June, his appointed replacement, former assistant prosecutor and attorney Rhonda Wade, began... more »»

Police Enforcing Limits on Wheeling Suspension Bridge

August 3, 2015 WHEELING — Police are stepping up enforcement of weight limit restrictions on the Wheeling Suspension Bridge. Corp. more »»

No End To Flag Battle

August 3, 2015 HANOVER, Pa. more »»



August 3, 2015 John Vich, 81, of Cadiz, died Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz. more »»


August 3, 2015 Mary E. Cunningham, 89, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 in Moundview Health Care. She was born February 12, 1926, a daughter of the late Don and Rose (Hill) Burkey. more »»


August 3, 2015 John H. Ice, Jr., 59, of Paden City, WV, went home to his Lord on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at his home while surrounded by his family. Friends received 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. more »»

Funerals Today

August 3, 2015 Thomas Anderson — 8 p.m., Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. Mary Cunningham — 1:30 p.m., Altmeyer Funeral Home, Moundsville. Charles Goudy, Sr. — 10:30 a.m. more »»

British TV Host, Singer Cilla Black Dies at 72

August 3, 2015 LONDON (AP) — Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 7. more »»


Wild Cherry Bids Farewell at Hoodstock Music Event in Wheeling

August 3, 2015 Tossing their hair, singing with all their might and playing their music loudly, Mingo Junction family band Spinning Jenny rocked the music enthusiasts of the Ohio Valley at this year’s Hoodstock... more »»

Vietnam Wall Coming to Moundsville

August 3, 2015 The Vietnam Veterans of America’s Mobile Wall will return to Moundsville this weekend for another display to honor the area’s veterans as the display continues its tour of the state. more »»

Disc Golf Course Brings New Approach to Diabetes Awareness

August 2, 2015 JACKSONS MILL — Fighting against West Virginia’s growing diabetes and obesity problem requires a healthy balance of education and physical activity. more »»

Ohio County’s Highlands Continues to Grow

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — Dig some dirt, add some waterlines and other infrastructure, then sow the seeds for development — this is the Ohio County Development Authority’s plan for cultivating economic success at... more »»

Local Flying Club Plans Airshow

August 2, 2015 TRIADELPHIA — The Wheeling Hill Hoppers Remote Control Flying Club will host an Air Show and Fly-In at noon Sunday, Aug. 9 at Maxwell Airfield Field located off Chapel Hill Road in Triadelphia. more »»


Curb Deadly Use of Force

August 3, 2015 When most Americans think about tragedies involving use of deadly force by police officers, the word “Ferguson” probably comes to mind. more »»

Kasich Foreign Policy Has Appeal

August 3, 2015 Part of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s campaign for president has involved outlining his foreign policy philosopy. more »»

Don’t Reverse Truancy Progress

August 2, 2015 West Virginia’s truancy laws may well have been too strict at one time. At one point, about 40 percent of the juvenile court caseload in the state involved boys and girls there for missing school. more »»

More Legalized Gambling Bad Bet

August 2, 2015 For thoroughbred and greyhound racing to survive in West Virginia — and public opinion on whether that is a priority seems to be mixed — structural changes in the sports themselves will be necessary. more »»

W.Va. Needs More Innovative Solutions

August 2, 2015 Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin must have taken pleasure in an announcement he made last week, that West Virginia employers will enjoy a $43 million reduction in workers’ compensation premiums next year. more »»

Local Columns

Stonewall Should Rest In Peace

August 2, 2015 This is going to get complicated and expensive. But the PC police say we have to do it, so we’d better get started. For starters, we’ll have to change the name of Jefferson Count. more »»

Wasting Taxpayer Money on Theatrics in W.Va.

August 2, 2015 This past winter, Senator Bill Cole and Delegate Tim Armstead united construction owners and businesses with their workers. more »»

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words; And Signs

August 2, 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 »»

Local Group Has Toured Every Major League Ballpark

August 2, 2015 Thirteen years ago Bill Bryson owner of Uniglobe Ohio Valley Travel in Wheeling sent out flyers which read: ‘‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame!’’ I was one the first to sign up for an opportunity to... more »»

Sending Wrong Message to Iran

August 1, 2015 If it was not clear previously that President Barack Obama is an incredibly astute politician but a disaster of a diplomat, it certainly is now. more »»


Wheeling's Ashmore Taking Part in Pro Disc Golf World Championship

August 3, 2015 WHEELING — A Wheeling man was set to compete at the Pro Disc Golf World Championship held in the Pittsburgh area starting Aug. 1, and lasting until the finals Saturday. more »»

Bus’ Final Stop Will Be Canton

August 3, 2015 PITTSBURGH — By the end of 2004, Jerome Bettis was done. Finished. Burned out. more »»

Benches Clear, Pittsburgh Blanks Cincinnati

August 3, 2015 CINCINNATI — Bryan Price thinks the heated rivalry between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati is a credit to the pitching. more »»

Pharoah Does It Again

August 3, 2015 OCEANPORT, N.J. — American Pharoah flashed his speed in the stretch and easily won the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday in his first race since sweeping the Triple Crown. more »»

Kenseth Steals A Victory

August 3, 2015 LONG POND, Pa. — Matt Kenseth stretched his fuel and zipped past the fading leaders in the final thrilling laps Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono Racewa. more »»

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Dodging Raindrops and Rabbits

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