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Pair Of Brooke County Power Plants Planned

March 4, 2015 WELLSBURG — A New York energy company has announced it may build two gas-fired power plants on more than 100 acres north of the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Beech Bottom. more »»


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Pair Of Brooke County Power Plants Planned

March 4, 2015 WELLSBURG — A New York energy company has announced it may build two gas-fired power plants on more than 100 acres north of the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Beech Bottom. more »»

Cause of Deadly Shadyside House Blast Under Investigation

March 4, 2015 SHADYSIDE — The exact cause of an explosion that destroyed a Highland Avenue home, killing its owner, still is under investigation, but officials believe propane gas played a role. more »»

W.Va. Gov. Tomblin Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Measure

March 4, 2015 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed an anti-abortion bill, but legislators say they will move to overturn his decision. more »»

W.Va. Charter Schools Would Be Under Local Control

March 4, 2015 CHARLESTON — A handful of Senate Republicans say they voted for charter schools legislation Monday only after a significant change was made to the bil. more »»

W.Va. Senate Amends Common Core Bill

March 4, 2015 CHARLESTON — A Senate education subcommittee has approved an amended version of a bill repealing Common Core standards. more »»



March 4, 2015 Norman “Pete” Postlethwait, 81, of Silver Hill Community, New Martinsville, WV, died Sunday, March 1, 2015. more »»


March 4, 2015 Eileen Taylor, 90, of Woodsfield, Ohio, died March 2, 2015. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday with services at 11 a.m. Saturday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio. more »»


March 4, 2015 Frances L. Klee, 90, of Moundsville, WV, formerly of Bellaire, OH, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at the Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, WV. more »»


March 4, 2015 Dolores J. Dinger, age 86, of New Martinsville, WV, died Thursday. Visitation today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.. more »»


March 4, 2015 James David Hilliard, 62, of Washington, PA, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. Friends will be received on Thursday, March 5, 2015, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. more »»


Wheeling Councilwoman Delbrugge Questions OT Pay for Events

March 4, 2015 During a budget workshop Tuesday, Wheeling Councilwoman Gloria Delbrugge questioned why the city still isn’t charging fairs, festivals and other special events when city workers incur overtime to... more »»

Tesla: W.Va. Law Prevents Sales

March 4, 2015 An American maker of innovative electric cars and traditional dealers with brick and mortar stores have a different opinion of a bill pending in the West Virginia Senate. more »»

Flood Watch In Effect for Ohio Valley

March 4, 2015 Those living near creeks and streams should be on alert today as the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch covering much of the area. The flood watch, which went into effect at 7 p.m. more »»

LEGO Creation Wins WV STEM Challenge for West Liberty Elementary Pupil

March 4, 2015 A LEGO project featuring a character taking flight in a spaceship submitted by Marshall Gray, a second grader at West Liberty Elementary School, was the winner in the first WV STEM Challenge contest... more »»

Marshall Sheriff, Moundsville Police Work On Staffing

March 4, 2015 Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Cecil was authorized to hire two new deputies to his department Tuesday, both of whom will come from across the street at the manpower-strapped Moundsville Police... more »»


Reduce Racing Subsidies Again

March 4, 2015 It should have come as no surprise that a bill intended to get West Virginia out of the greyhound racing business has finished out of the running in Legislature. more »»

Reward Quality In Public Schools

March 4, 2015 President Barack Obama has made it clear he is less interested in Americans doing things better than in doing them his way. That needs to stop, especially in regard to public schools. more »»

Bringing 300 Jobs to Valley

March 3, 2015 With any luck, the old Ormet plant at Hannibal could transition from being the last of the Ohio Valley’s big industrial employers to being the first of a new generation of sites where hundreds of... more »»

Recognize Threat Of Iranian Buildup

March 3, 2015 Americans can never share the same fear Israelis have of a nuclear-armed Iran. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made that clear during a speech Monday in Washingto. more »»

Don’t Encourage School Absences

March 3, 2015 Unless something unexpected happens, West Virginia legislators will make it easier for public school students to skip classes. more »»

Local Columns

It Can Happen In Your Town

March 1, 2015 Visiting Judge Patricia Cosgrove had some excellent advice last week for local residents — except that she should have added a warning. more »»

Stop Sending Americans to Die in Overseas Wars

March 1, 2015 It should tell us something that the one and only thing Democrats and Republicans in Washington can agree on is warmongering. more »»

Cold Dinner; Slippery Slopes; and Battling Sickness

March 1, 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 High School Baseball Teams to Play at PNC Park

March 1, 2015 Three Ohio Valley Athletic Conference baseball teams will have the opportunity to play at PNC Park this summer. more »»

Medical Marijuana Bill Won’t Pass

February 28, 2015 West Virginians are among the most compassionate people on earth. That’s why a bill to allow use of marijuana by people with certain health conditions was introduced in the Legislature. more »»


The Rise Of A Dragon

March 4, 2015 By TONY VIOLA Staff Writer WHEELING — It’s been less than two weeks since Cameron fell to Wheeling Central in the semifinal round of the OVAC Tournament. more »»

Cardinals Punch Ticket to Charleston

March 4, 2015 By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer WHEELING — The hoops at Wheeling Jesuit were on fire again Tuesday night as the Cardinals’ hot-shooting streak continued in the MEC tournament play-in game against Urbana. more »»

West Virginia Falls In Overtime to Kansas

March 4, 2015 LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III capped one of the biggest comebacks in Allen Fieldhouse history by scoring the last eight points in overtime to lead No. 9 Kansas past N. more »»

Yoho’s Shot Lifts Bellaire

March 4, 2015 By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer GNADENHUTTEN — Harrison Central connected on four more field goals than Bellaire, including one additional bonus goal, but the Big Reds meshed 23-of-29 from th... more »»

Patriots Eliminate Monarchs

March 4, 2015 By STEVE HEMMELGARN For The Intelligencer PARKERSBURG — There was little doubt after the first quarter Tuesday night. There was no doubt by halftime. No. more »»

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