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Federal Highways Trust Fund Cash Dwindles for W.Va.

February 22, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP)— Federal cash for building and fixing West Virginia roads has diminished at more than twice the five-year national rate — a key factor as a governor-appointed panel considers ways to... more »»

Wheeling Suspension Bridge May Stay Closed for Week

February 21, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia Division of Highways officials aren’t concerned about the 166-year old Wheeling Suspension Bridge’s long-term ability to handle vehicular traffic, despite a snapped cable... more »»

Another Week Of ‘Siberian Express’

February 21, 2015 The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week. more »»

Threat of Snow Prompts Flurry Of Activity in W.Va. Senate

February 21, 2015 CHARLESTON — A pending snowstorm caused a flurry of activity on the West Virginia Senate floor Friday as lawmakers raced to pass more than 20 bills. more »»

Moundsville Woman Dies In Ohio Accident

February 21, 2015 MARIETTA — A Moundsville woman died in a traffic accident early Friday on Ohio 339 in Washington County, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. more »»

W.Va. Ranks Last on Well-Being Index for Sixth Year

February 21, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia ranks last in well-being for the sixth consecutive year, according to a national survey. more »»

New Woes for Wrong Tax Information Sent Out

February 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a new setback for the health care law and the people it’s supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that’s fouling up the filings of nearly a... more »»

11:45 a.m.: Suspension Bridge Open to Pedestrians, Closed to Motorists

February 20, 2015 11:45 a.m.: Pedestrians are using the bridge to get from Wheeling Island to downtown, but state highways officials have no timeline as to when the bridge will reopen to traffic. 11 a.m. more »»

Cable Snaps On Wheeling Suspension Bridge

February 20, 2015 WHEELING — A Wheeling Suspension Bridge cable let loose from the span at about 8:40 a.m. today, landing on what appeared — at first — to be an electric power line along Heritage Trail. more »»

GreenHunter Says Oilfield Waste Will Be Shipped in Wheeling

February 20, 2015 WHEELING — Environmentalists from Cincinnati, Columbus and Pittsburgh are joining the Wheeling Water Warriors in asking the Coast Guard to stop GreenHunter Resources from barging frack wastewater on... more »»

Parkersburg Finance Director Admits to Affair With Mayor

February 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Embattled city Finance Director Ashley Flowers released a public statement Wednesday saying she had an affair with Mayor Bob Newell. more »»

Much of Nation In Deep Freeze

February 20, 2015 Much of the U.S. continued to shiver and suffer in bitter cold Thursday. more »»

Ohio Gov. Kasich Brings Balanced Budget Message To W.Va. Lawmakers

February 20, 2015 CHARLESTON — Ohio Gov. John Kasich met with West Virginia lawmakers Thursday to drum up support for a federal balanced budget. more »»

House of Delegates Hears Comments Made Against W.Va. Welfare Drug Testing Bill

February 20, 2015 CHARLESTON — The House of Delegates held a public hearing Thursday on whether those receiving public assistance should be required to pass a drug test. more »»

West Liberty University Board Discusses Ethics Charge Against School President Robin Capehart

February 19, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty University Board of Governors’ Executive Committee met behind closed doors Wednesday to discuss the West Virginia Ethics Commission charges against university... more »»

Board Member Not Sure on Beallsville High School’s Future

February 19, 2015 WOODSFIELD —Switzerland of Ohio School Board member Jackie Hupp is not sure how the district will proceed in the aftermath of the Wednesday 2-2 vote on the proposal to close Beallsville High School. more »»

Second Circuit Judge Karl to Retire After 22 Years

February 19, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — Second Circuit Judge Mark . more »»

West Virginia Senate Approves Updated Immunization Measure

February 19, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved an updated immunizations bill without exemptions for religious or philosophical reason. more »»

W.Va. House of Delegates Hears From Public on Forced Pooling Bill

February 19, 2015 CHARLESTON — Legislators call the House Delegate’s forced pooling bill “a true compromise,” and on Wednesday representatives of the oil and gas industry and property owners agreed. more »»

Wheeling Judge Orders Window, Exterior Repairs at Former Clay School

February 19, 2015 WHEELING — Municipal Judge Jeffrey Miller on Wednesday ordered Darryl Baynes to repair the windows on the former Clay School by March 10 as he continues to seek a buyer for the structure. more »»

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