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Utility Bills Going Up

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Obama Orders Halt to Some Deportations

November 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. more »»

Manchin Backs Reform, But Not By Bypassing a Vote in Congress

November 21, 2014 Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said he supports immigration reform, but takes issue with Obama bypassing Congress to implement his own policy. more »»

Power Lines Cause Concern

November 21, 2014 WHEELING — Few residents turned out in Wheeling on Thursday to voice their concerns about a proposed rate increase by Appalachian Power, but those who did said the company has ignored their power... more »»

Boehner: GOP Will Not Stand Idle

November 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is “damaging the presidency itself” with his unilateral action on immigration and says the House will not stand idle and let it... more »»

Obituaries

SUSAN LESCH

November 21, 2014 Susan Lee Clark Lesch, 60, of Wheeling, died Wednesday November 19, 2014, in Liza’s Place, Wheeling. She was born September 8, 1954, in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of Elizabeth M. more »»

JANET TRUAX

November 21, 2014 Janet Lynn Richardson Truax, 67, of Wheeling, died Wednesday, November 19, 2014, in Liza’s Place, Wheelin. more »»

JESSE STEPHENS

November 21, 2014 Jesse Stephens, 59, of Beallsville, died Thursday, November 20, 2014, in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. more »»

ELIZABETH KEADLE

November 21, 2014 Elizabeth Keadle, 18, of Cadiz, died Tuesday. Visitation Sunday, 3-5 and 6-8 and funeral Monday at 1 p.m. at Scott UMC, Cadiz. Arrangmements by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»

HARRY SLACUM

November 21, 2014 Harry Tawes Slacum, 82, of Bethany, WV, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014, in Wheeling Hospita. more »»

Community

Local Business Owners Adjust To Oil and Gas Boom

November 21, 2014 New money entering Marshall County via natural gas royalty checks has area business owners pondering how they can cash in on a thriving industry. more »»

Former Prison To Be Setting of Religious Film

November 21, 2014 The former West Virginia State Penitentiary in Moundsville will be on screen once again this spring. more »»

Philanthropists Learn About Impact of Their Donations

November 21, 2014 They say money can’t buy love, but for one young woman a group’s philanthropic effort has helped give her the ability to trust in people again. more »»

Man Takes Cab To Rob Parlor

November 21, 2014 Wheeling police said a man took a cab to rob an Elm Grove bar early Thursday. more »»

Hancock Deputies Seize 86 Dogs From Breeder

November 21, 2014 An arrest warrant has been issued for a Hancock County dog breeder who authorities say kept her Havanese, a highly-prized Cuban breed, in cramped, unhygienic conditions, officials said. more »»

Editorials

Infrastructure Needs Attention

November 21, 2014 Charleston-area residents whose water comes out of the West Virginia American Water treatment plant on the Elk River received a reminder that chemical tanks are not the only worry, when it comes to... more »»

Stop Obama’s Abuse of Power

November 21, 2014 Beating the will of the people to the punch is not part of the job description for presidents of the United States. Neither is altering or hamstringing laws with which a chief executive disagrees. more »»

Making Unlawful Immigrants Legal

November 21, 2014 President Barack Obama has an interesting way of dealing with about 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States: Simply declare about half of them are not illegal. more »»

Enforce Pledges To Repair Roads

November 21, 2014 Harrison County commissioners are right to be upset about a two-year delay in repairing roads damaged by power company projects. They also are correct in how they addressed the problem. more »»

Drilling Waste Rules Appropriate

November 20, 2014 Radioactivity from “drilling mud” sent to landfills may not pose a threat to human health, but it still should be controlled and monitored at landfills in West Virgini. more »»

Local Columns

Helping Protect Consumers Against Scams in West Virginia

November 20, 2014 When you ask people in West Virginia what the Office of the Attorney General does, one of their first responses often is “consumer protection. more »»

Arthurdale Really Only A Fairy Tale

November 16, 2014 Run out of bedtime stories for the children? Let me help. There’s a wonderful fairy tale making the rounds, as it does occasionally. more »»

Reports of Tea Party’s Death Greatly Exaggerated

November 16, 2014 In early March of this year, Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, sensing success in the November mid-term election, spoke for many establishment Republican leaders by predicting, “I... more »»

JMHS Basketball Teams Invite Public to ‘Midnight Madness’

November 16, 2014 The John Marshall High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are inviting the public to their inaugural “Midnight Madness” event on Friday. more »»

Community Foundation Working to Improve Ohio Valley

November 16, 2014 “Brittany” was 19 when she entered a runaway and homeless program administered by Youth Services System in Wheeling. more »»

Sports

Manfred Takes 5

November 21, 2014 KANSAS CITY, M. more »»

Wildcats Take Out W.Virginia

November 21, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Jake Waters threw for a career-high 400 yards and a touchdown, Tyler Lockett returned a punt for a score and No. more »»

Raiders Surprise Chiefs

November 21, 2014 OAKLAND, Calif. — Rookie Derek Carr gave the Oakland Raiders something to celebrate for a change. more »»

Hilltoppers Roll Past Salem Int.

November 21, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — The No. more »»

Mountaineers Blast Patriots

November 21, 2014 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — At a glance there wasn’t much that West Virginia didn’t seem to do well in its opening game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. more »»

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Amazing grace

November 14, 2014 (Note: This is a revised edition.) Amazing. That is the word I have used several times to describe the funeral service on Thursday of 10-year-old Josiah "JoJo" Titus-Glover of Wheeling. more »

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