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Pain Clinic Probed for Allegedly Reusing Needles

July 22, 2014 McMECHEN — A local pain management clinic is being investigated by the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health for allegedly reusing needles and vials of pain medications on multiple patients. more »»


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Pain Clinic Probed for Allegedly Reusing Needles

July 22, 2014 McMECHEN — A local pain management clinic is being investigated by the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health for allegedly reusing needles and vials of pain medications on multiple patients. more »»

Ormet Purchase OK’d, USW Future Uncertain

July 22, 2014 HANNIBAL — Ohio Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire, hopes officials with Niagara Worldwide will do their best to rekindle the cold Ormet aluminum smelter, now that the company’s $25. more »»

EPA: 70,000 Fish Killed

July 22, 2014 HANNIBAL — Water samples of runoff taken shortly a June 28 fire at a Monroe County natural gas drilling site show the presence of many fracking chemicals and resulted in roughly 70,000 dead fish and... more »»

Severstal Selling Off U.S. Plants

July 22, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Russian steel company Severstal, which owned and operated the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. plants from 2008-11, is exiting the U.. more »»

Crucial Evidence Feared To Be Withheld by Rebels in Crash

July 22, 2014 LONDON— “What exactly are they trying to hide?” President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner. more »»



July 22, 2014 Joyce Lynn Burgess, 62, of Glen Dale, died Sunday. Private services and interment will be held. Arrangements by Grisell Funeral Home. more »»


July 22, 2014 Catherine “Cathy” Dennis, 60, of Toronto passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. Visitation and services will be private at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toront. more »»


July 22, 2014 Victoria “Vicki” White Hood, 64, of Follansbee, WV, passed July 20. Visitation Wednesday, 3 p.m. until service at 6 p.m., Reasner Funeral Home Wellsburg, WV. more »»


July 22, 2014 Gerald M. “Jerry” Klug, 68, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 in Wheeling Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling. more »»


July 22, 2014 Rhoda Christian, 78, of Cadiz died Saturday. A memorial service will be held on a date to be announced. more »»


Council Approves Raises for Members

July 22, 2014 Cameron City Council voted unanimously to raise the salaries of council members Tom Hart, Ron Walker and Wayne Simmons to $1,200 a year to match the salaries of the other council members. more »»

Status of PRO Grant Pending

July 22, 2014 The status of federal funding that helps pay for prevention resource officers at five Ohio County schools remains uncertain, but Board of Education President Shane Mallett indicated Monday the schoo... more »»

Fostoria Glass Site Preparation Work Continues for New Development

July 22, 2014 Those walking or driving by the site of the former Fostoria Glass Co. more »»

Two Deaths Inside Cars Under Further Investigation

July 22, 2014 Law enforcement officials are investigating the deaths of two people in two separate vehicles, one in Ohio County and the other in Tyler Count. more »»

Marshall Fair Heats up

July 22, 2014 Jeff Allen’s steers likely enjoyed the bath he gave them in the warm Monday afternoon sun at the Marshall County Fair, as the Waymans Ridge resident prepared his livestock for show at the 66th annua... more »»


Keep Openness As a Top Priority

July 22, 2014 When state officials launched a new website,, in September 2011, they were praised, and deservedly s. more »»

Teaching Financial Literacy in Schools

July 22, 2014 Public school teachers and administrators sometimes grow frustrated at demands politicians put on them. No wonder. more »»

Put Best People In Our Schools

July 21, 2014 Seniority — how long a person has held a particular job — may have some legitimate uses in managing public schools. more »»

A Second Look At Metro Gov’t.

July 21, 2014 It’s been nearly six years since talk of “metro government” stalled in Ohio County, but given the proposed cuts in Wheeling to help what has become an uncertain financial future, the time may be rip... more »»

Is Foreign Relations Disaster Reparable?

July 21, 2014 At least President Barack Obama has always made it clear he prefers dabbling in domestic policy and doesn’t understand much about foreign relations. more »»

Local Columns

Wild But Not So Wonderful?

July 20, 2014 Apparently, West Virginia is far from almost heaven. That’s how some folks from WalletHub, a company that offers various types of financial advice, feel. more »»

A Star Encounter and the Rebirth of Centre Market

July 20, 2014 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 »»

Another Major League Baseball Multi-Trip Is in the Books

July 20, 2014 Another Major League Baseball season is history, or at least those multi-trips involving the Uniglobe Baseball Club have ended for the season. more »»

Republicans Unable to Admit America Has Changed

July 20, 2014 Republicans often ask, “Why do Democrats hate America?” That question is usually based on the interpretation that policies that Republicans disagree with are socialist, or maybe even Marxist or... more »»

Youth Vote Not Critical in W.Va.

July 19, 2014 You know the candidate who can sway younger voters wins the election, right? You know wrong if you’re in West Virginia. Convincing young people you’re God’s gift to politics is one thing. more »»


Baylor Has Different Take on Title Defense

July 22, 2014 DALLAS — Coach Art Briles and Baylor arrived at Big 12 football media days as defending champions for the first time. Briles has a slightly different take on the Bears’ newfound standing. more »»

Willingham HR Beats Indians

July 22, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS — Josh Willingham’s tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory against the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. more »»

Building Friendships Big Part of OVAC Game

July 22, 2014 BETHANY — Most would expect OVAC All-Star head coaches Jose Davis (Ohio) and B.J. Depew (West Virginia) to be spending most of their time observing their players on the practice field this week. more »»

Bowlsby Offers A Dire Warning

July 22, 2014 DALLAS — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now. “You’re going to hate it going forward,” Bowlsby sai. more »»

RTA May Help End Issues

July 22, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There is no clearer example of the disconnect between NASCAR and its teams than the fight earlier this year over the procedures to cool cars down during qualifying. more »»

W.Va. News

W.Va. officials allege fire department conspiracy

July 21, 2014 MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office is accusing members of a volunteer fire department in Wharton with forging state documents. more »»

West Virginia Dems want GOP candidates off ballot

July 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Democrats say Republican state Del. more »»

Possible unsafe practices found at W.Va. clinic

July 21, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ohio health officials are advising Ohio patients of a clinic in West Virginia to be tested for some infectious diseases. more »»

Randolph bridge renamed in honor of soldier

July 21, 2014 HUTTONSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A bridge in Randolph County has been renamed in honor of a soldier who was killed in the Vietnam War. more »»

Ohio News

Man killed in single car crash in Ohio

July 22, 2014 STEWART, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old man has been killed in a single vehicle crash in Stewart. more »»

Express says Michael Weiss will retire as CEO

July 21, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Clothing and accessories chain Express Inc. more »»

Kasich administrator returns to Ohio Right to Life

July 21, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An administrator from the staff of Republican Gov. more »»

Death of baby killed by dog is ruled an accident

July 21, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The death of a 7-month-old Indiana boy who was attacked and killed by a dog in Ohio has been ruled an accident. more »»

New charges in rock-throwing that injured teacher

July 21, 2014 MIFFLINBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Pennsylvania teenagers now stand charged as adults in a highway rock-throwing incident in Pennsylvania that left an Ohio teacher critically injured. more »»

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