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Glencoe Murder Case To Be Heard By Belmont County Grand Jury

November 25, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE— Okie Eugene Barton III agreed to have his double murder case considered by the next Belmont County grand jury. more »»

$10.5M in Ormet Bills To Be Repaid

November 25, 2015 WHEELING — Instead of repaying $5 million of the former Ormet Corp.’s outstanding electric bill, American Electric Power customers in Ohio actually will repay $10. more »»

GOP Sets Senate Push Against Health Care Law

November 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans hope a post-Thanksgiving drive to obliterate President Barack Obama’s health care law and block Planned Parenthood’s federal funds will spotlight their... more »»

Obama Pledges Solidarity With France After Attack

November 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S. more »»

Paris Attacks Organizer Planned More Carnage

November 25, 2015 PARIS (AP) — The man believed to have planned the Nov. more »»

Harrison Hills Coach Killed in Deer Crash

November 25, 2015 DEERSVILLE —Christine A. Mencer, 41, of Deersville was killed in a Saturday afternoon crash involving a deer, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reporte. more »»

MSHA Fines Murray Energy for Violations

November 24, 2015 BENWOOD — An administrative law judge has ordered Murray Energy Corp. Chairman, President and CEO Robert E. more »»

Donald Trump Wants More Aggression

November 24, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the U.S. more »»

Wheeling Jesuit University Students, Faculty Discuss Refugee Issues, Islamic State

November 24, 2015 WHEELING — Local students, professors and school leaders discussed the Syrian refugee crisis and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — and their impact on the western world. more »»

$160 Billion Drug Merger Draws Ire

November 24, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — A $160 billion deal announced Monday to merge Pfizer and Allergan and create the world’s biggest drug company renewed the outcry in Washington over “inversions,” in which U.S. more »»

Brussels Extends High Alert

November 24, 2015 BRUSSELS (AP) — Citing a “serious and imminent” threat of attack, Belgium’s prime minister announced Monday that Brussels will remain at the highest alert level for at least another week, maintainin... more »»

Ground Broken for Wheeling Island Habitat for Humanity Home

November 24, 2015 From Staff Reports WHEELING — The frosty Monday morning temperatures did not deter those attending a groundbreaking ceremony for the latest Wheeling Area Habitat for Humanity house set to be built... more »»

Gastar Selling Property in Marshall, Wetzel Counties

November 23, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia Northern Community College students continue preparing for careers in the Marcellus and Utica shale fields even as area natural gas producers struggle with prices at $2 per... more »»

Ground Broken For Habitat House in North Wheeling

November 23, 2015 WHEELING — The frosty morning temperatures did not deter those attending today’s groundbreaking ceremony for the latest Wheeling Area Habitat for Humanity house set to be built on Wheeling Island. more »»

President Vows to ‘Destroy’ Islamic State

November 23, 2015 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Trying to reassure a nation on edge, President Barack Obama said Sunday the Islamic State group “cannot strike a mortal blow” against the U.S. more »»

Buckeye Local Student Saves Life

November 23, 2015 Compiled by Staff CONNORVILLE — One Buckeye Local High School student is being hailed for her heroics after saving a schoolmate’s life. Junior Kaylee Connors jumped into action on Nov. more »»

Belgium Police Arrest 16 in Raids

November 23, 2015 BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors announced early Monday that police had detained 16 people in 22 raids but that Paris fugitive Salah Abdeslam was not among them. more »»

A Boycott’s Birth: How Missouri Protests Began

November 23, 2015 COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — On the day he met with black players for the University of Missouri’s football team, graduate student Jonathan Butler hadn’t eaten for six days. The players wanted to know why. more »»

College presidents defend importance of free speech

November 23, 2015 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As debates about race and other social issues flare on campuses, college presidents are increasingly intervening when cultural sensitivity conflicts with freedom of speech. more »»

Hundreds Seek Food at Thanksgiving Giveaway in North Wheeling

November 22, 2015 WHEELING — They came in droves. Hundreds of people, some waiting as long as 18 hours, stood in the chilly morning sun on Main Street in North Wheeling on Saturday morning. more »»

Frack Foes Fear Release of Radium in Wayne National Forest

November 22, 2015 WHEELING — Opponents of natural gas fracking in the 241,000-acre Wayne National Forest believe the process will release radioactive radium and other hazardous materials, while those in favor said... more »»

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September 29, 2015 I can't understand all the fuss over a lack of turkeys for Thanksgiving. There are plenty of turkeys roaming near where I live as you can see by the photos here. more »

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