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Military Criteria Could Change

March 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and... more »»

Fire Consumes Benwood Church

March 30, 2015 BENWOOD -- Crews from across the region are working to extinguish a massive structure fire at Sts. James and John Church in Benwood. The fire was reported just after 9 p.m. more »»

Iran: U.S. Drone Kills Two

March 30, 2015 BAGHDAD — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike has killed two of its advisers in Iraq, though the U.. more »»

Speed Blamed for Fatal Crash on Short Creek Road

March 30, 2015 WHEELING — Speed is believed to be a factor in a fatal accident Sunday on Short Creek Road in Ohio County. more »»

Marshall County Budget at $16.2 Million Gives Raises, Makes Cuts

March 30, 2015 MOUNDSVILLLE — Marshall County taxpayers will see the county’s levy rate reduced and county employees will receive raises during the upcoming fiscal year — all while the county prepares for a... more »»

Iran Nuclear Talks Differences Remain

March 30, 2015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program entered a critical phase today with substantial differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline... more »»

Escaped Brooke County Murder Suspect Will Be Sent to South Carolina Facility

March 30, 2015 WESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A suspect who escaped from a state psychiatric hospital in West Virginia is being moved to a facility in South Carolina. more »»

U.S. Consumer Spending Edges Up 0.1 Percent in February

March 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers spent just slightly more in February even though their income rose by a healthy amount. more »»

Northeast Resists Pipeline Growth

March 30, 2015 CONCORD, N.. more »»

Mining for Tourists? It’s A Dubious Economic Savior

March 30, 2015 SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Could vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — help to draw visitors here? Jack and Sandra Looney sure hope so. more »»

Outages Reveal Fragile Internet

March 30, 2015 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. more »»

NSA Had Mulled Ending Program

March 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) —î The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the... more »»

AIDS Task Force of the Ohio Valley Care Coordinator Applauds Indiana Needle Exchange Program

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — An HIV epidemic in southeastern Indiana is forcing the governor of that state to introduce a needle exchange program, something one local advocate believes could help decrease rates of th... more »»

Tomblin's Veto Pen Hits Wheeling Health Right Hard

March 29, 2015 By IAN HICKS Staff Writer WHEELING — Free and low-cost medical care for underinsured Ohio Valley residents will take a substantial hit under the budget Gov. more »»

Birch: Limit ‘Phoning In’ Ohio County Board of Education Meetings

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — Ohio County Board of Education members are paid $160 for each meeting they attend, and now one member is calling for a limit to just how often members can “phone in” their participation... more »»

Lawmakers Target Hydraulic Fracturing

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — A small group of House Democrats has introduced legislation to give the U.S. more »»

Wheeling Polka Festival at Oglebay Park Is A Hit

March 29, 2015 Hundreds of polka fans and Polish-Americans attended the fourth annual Wheeling Polka Festival on Saturday at Oglebay Park. more »»

Dougherty: Downtown Wheeling Is ‘Food Desert’

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — People trying to improve Wheeling’s ability to feed its residents with locally grown food came together Friday to discuss the endeavo. more »»

Pennsylvania to Issue Air Permit for Planned Ethane Cracker Plant

March 28, 2015 WHEELING — The multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker Royal Dutch Shell wants to build just 45 minutes from Weirton may be closer to a reality as the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection... more »»

Capitol Theatre Roof Work To Begin Monday

March 28, 2015 WHEELING — Starting Monday, Main Street will be reduced to one lane in front of the Capitol Theatre as the historic downtown venue gets a new roof. more »»

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