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WVU Board of Governors recommends new 5-year contract for Gordon Gee

May 27, 2016 MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University Board of Governors today recommended a new five-year contract for President Gordon Gee, pending approval by the state’s Higher Education Policy Commission. more »»

Marshall County School Budget Increases

May 27, 2016 MOUNDSVILLE — Despite cutting the district’s levy rate by 2 percentage points this year, Marshall County Schools will operate on a larger budget this year as local property values increase. more »»

Deadline For Wheeling Water Plan Approaches

May 27, 2016 WHEELING — Municipal utilities have until July 1 to submit plans to the state on how to protect drinking water sources from possible spills under West Virginia’s controversial 2014 storage tank bil. more »»

Wetzel County Board of Education Votes To Buy Out Superintendent

May 27, 2016 NEW MARTINSVILLE — Following months of controversy in the school district, the Wetzel County Board of Education on Thursday voted to buy out Superintendent Leatha Williams’ contract. more »»

West Virginia University Board Suggests New Contract for Gordon Gee

May 27, 2016 MORGANTOWN — The bow tie is staying in Morgantown for at least five more years. West Virginia University’s Board of Governors Thursday recommended a new five-year contract for President E. more »»

Origin of Hillary Clinton Emails Is a Mystery

May 27, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. more »»

Ohio Attorney Genral Mike DeWine Inadvertently Reveals Governor Run

May 27, 2016 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He’s running for governor. more »»

David McKinley Named to Energy Committee

May 27, 2016 WHEELING —Rep. David McKinley will serve on a conference committee tasked with resolving differences between the House and Senate on the nation’s first comprehensive energy bill since 2007. more »»

Police Reports

May 27, 2016 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 7:25 a.m. Wednesday and 3:10 a.m. Thursday, police handled 10 vehicle accidents, 34 traffic stops and four miscellaneous calls. THURSDAY At 3:10 a.m. more »»

East Ohio Jobless Rates on the Rise, While West Virginia Rates Improve Slightly

May 26, 2016 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — As its residents still try to cope with Ormet’s closure nearly three years after the smelter shut down, Monroe County continues to hold Ohio’s worst unemployment rate. more »»

Bill in West Virginia Legislature Would Redirect Greyhound Funds for Roads

May 26, 2016 WHEELING — A bill introduced during the West Virginia Legislature’s special session would redirect money that supports greyhound racing to fix the state’s roads, but two Northern Panhandle delegates... more »»

Wheeling Rolls Out Welcome Mat For Nailers’ Return

May 26, 2016 WHEELING — Wheeling Nailers coach Jeff Christian spoke repeatedly toward the end of the regular season about how much his players loved playing for their hometown fans. more »»

West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling Gets New Site Manager

May 26, 2016 WHEELING — For Charleston native Debbie Jones, the opportunity to come to West Virginia’s original capital and help preserve the state’s birthplace was a dream come true. “It’s history. more »»

West Virginia Joins In Bathroom Suit

May 26, 2016 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — West Virginia and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.. more »»

Hillary Clinton’s Email Use Broke Federal Rules

May 26, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers,... more »»

Airport to be Named for Glenn

May 26, 2016 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio. more »»

Third Person Charged In Coal Exec’s Death

May 26, 2016 CHARLESTON (AP) — A third person was charged Wednesday in the death of former coal executive Bennett Hatfield. more »»

With EPA Regulations, Coal Plants Turn Off The Lights

May 25, 2016 WHEELING —This year, utility providers are expected to extinguish as much as 45 gigawatts of coal-fired electricity — enough to power as many as 45 million homes. Furthermore, U.S. more »»

Enthusiastic Crowd Welcomes Nailers Back to Wheeling

May 25, 2016 WHEELING — Led by a police and fire escort, the Eastern Conference champion Wheeling Nailers were welcomed home as heroes this morning as a couple hundred fans lined the streets around WesBanco Arena. more »»

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Field Day Memories

May 26, 2016 Field Day at Wheeling Country Day School is typically full of laughter, cheers, excitement, team spirit and fun, and today was no differen. more »

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