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Dilapidated Houses To Be Torn Down

January 14, 2015 WHEELING — Royalty money from natural gas drilling beneath Oglebay Park is helping Wheeling break its reliance on federal funding to tear down abandoned, blighted buildings throughout the city. more »»

Cardinal Dolan to Officiate Red Mass

January 14, 2015 WHEELING — A high-ranking Catholic official who called for peace following the shooting of two New York City police officers in December will bring that message to Wheeling later this month. more »»

Group To Push For Cigarette Tax Hike

January 14, 2015 WHEELING — A group dedicated to ending child poverty in West Virginia plans to push lawmakers to increase the state’s cigarette tax, saying the move could provide funds to expand early childhood... more »»

Route 2 Authority Seeking Funds

January 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Members of the W.Va. 2/Interstate 68 Authority are asking for state and community help in getting the road development project back on track. more »»

Tiny Sodas: Less Guilt Means More Profits for Makers

January 14, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) —î Americans want to cut back on soda, and they’re willing to pay more to do i. more »»

Tort Reform, Budget Among Top Priorities

January 14, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — For the first time since the 1930s, Republicans will set the course for the West Virginia Legislature’s 60-day lawmaking session, which kicks off today. more »»

Tomblin to Use Targeted Cuts, Rainy Day Fund

January 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — Gov. more »»

McKenzie: Expand Home Rule in W.Va.

January 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — Even as West Virginia’s Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program expands from four cities to 20, Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie and Charleston Mayor Danny Jones want state lawmakers to continue... more »»

Job Growth a Priority

January 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Legislature’s incoming Republican leadership says job creation and growth will be the number one goal and priority this legislative session. Sen. more »»

Kasich: Values Must Be Restored

January 13, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state and nation need an infusion of basic values like responsibility, resilience and empathy in order to meet future challenges, Ohio Gov. more »»

Most W.Va. Bullying At Middle Schools

January 13, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — Nearly half of student bullying incidents in West Virginia’s public schools occur in middle schools, a state study shows. more »»

Steubenville Superintendent Resigns

January 13, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office dismissed all charges against Michael McVey on Monday, the same day he resigned as as Steubenville City Schools superintenden. more »»

Superintendent McVey Resigns; Charges Dropped

January 12, 2015 By MARK LAW For the News-Register STEUBENVILLE — Michael McVey resigned today as Steubenville City Schools superintendent, and the state attorney general’s office dismissed all charges against him i... more »»

Murray Energy Agrees To Gas Lease

January 12, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Murray Energy Corp. has agreed to lease nearly 6,000 acres to Oklahoma City-based Gulfport Energy for natural gas drilling. more »»

Pain at the Pump Eases, Do We Need the Pipeline?

January 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — A 50-percent plunge in the price of crude oil, resulting from abundant global oil supplies, and cheaper gasoline at the pump raise critical questions about whether the Keystone XL oil... more »»

Governor Ready For Big Night

January 12, 2015 COLUMBUS (AP) — Cold and freezing rain didn’t deter about 200 people from attending Ohio Gov. more »»

Millions Rally Worldwide in Defiance Of Deadly Terrorist Attacks in France

January 12, 2015 PARIS — More than a million people surged through the boulevards of Paris behind dozens of world leaders walking arm-in-arm Sunday in a rally for unity described as the largest demonstration in... more »»

Elks Competition Brings Out Best in Youngsters

January 11, 2015 WHEELING — While temperatures were frosty outside Saturday morning, things were heating up inside Wheeling Jesuit University’s McDonough Center. Wheeling Elks Lodge No. more »»

Lawmakers Looking To Busy Session

January 11, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Legislature convenes Wednesday as lawmakers prepare for a busy 2015 sessio. more »»

Price Named To Capitol Commission

January 11, 2015 WHEELING — Years ago, he had a hand in preserving West Virginia’s birthplace, and 30-year construction industry veteran Michael Price of Wheeling now relishes the opportunity to help maintain the... more »»

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