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Toledo’s Water Declared Safe

August 5, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two days after warning some 400,000 people in Ohio and Michigan not to drink their tap water, the mayor of Ohio’s fourth-largest city declared on Monday that the water was now... more »»

Israel, Hamas Agree To Cease-Fire Plan

August 5, 2014 JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong war that has claimed nearly 2,000 lives, raising hopes that the bloodiest roun... more »»

Off With Uniforms, On With Badges?

August 4, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio County Board of Education will consider a resolution requiring all school district employees to wear an identification badge on school properties after the board this week moved... more »»

Badges Replace Some Uniforms

August 4, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio County Board of Education will consider a resolution requiring all school district employees to wear an identification badge on school properties after the board last week move... more »»

Water Woes Plague Toledo

August 4, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The toxins that contaminated the drinking water supply of 400,000 people in northwest Ohio didn’t just suddenly appear. more »»

Weekend Fires In Wheeling Fought

August 4, 2014 A burning cigarette landing in mulch is blamed for one of two fires answered in the last few days by the Wheeling Fire Department. more »»

Israeli Soldiers Exiting Gaza

August 4, 2014 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation against Hamas that has left more than... more »»

Son: Mom’s Ebola Should Spark Push For a Cure

August 4, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn’t looking to abandon her overseas work. more »»

Justices Silent On Opposing Execution

August 4, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — No one on the Supreme Court objected publicly when the justices voted to let Arizona proceed with the execution of Joseph Wood, who unsuccessfully sought information about the drug... more »»

Water Ban Is Lifted For Toledo Area

August 4, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A water ban that had hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan scrambling for drinking water has been lifted, Toledo’s mayor announced today. Mayor D. more »»

Ten Years Later, Twins Enjoying Separate Lives

August 4, 2014 SCARSDALE, N.Y. (AP) — One twin uses an iPad, plays video games and dances to Michael Jackson tunes. The other has significant, possibly permanent, problems walking and talking. more »»

U.S. Protests ‘Disgraceful’ Shelling of U.N. School

August 4, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States declared Sunday it is “appalled” by the “disgraceful” shelling by Israel of a United Nations school sheltering some 3,000 displaced people in southern Gaza. more »»

U.S. Sent Latin Youth Undercover in Cuba

August 4, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration program secretly dispatched young Latin Americans to Cuba using the cover of health and civic programs to provoke political change, a clandestine operation... more »»

Pondering User Fee

August 3, 2014 WHEELING — With some members of Wheeling City Council vehemently opposed to reducing the size of the city’s police force, the idea of enacting a new tax to raise additional revenue and avert the... more »»

Report Murky on Drill Waste Disposal

August 3, 2014 CHARLESTON — Two studies commissioned by the Wetzel County Solid Waste Authority show numerous unknown variables and unanswered questions for the state’s landfills which are accepting drilling wast... more »»

Some Want Manchin To Set Eyes On Presidency

August 3, 2014 WHEELING — Sen. Joe Manchin has made it clear that he may be looking to seek a different political office in 201. more »»

Storch Seeks Partnerships With Area Chambers

August 3, 2014 WHEELING — Erikka Storch took over as president of the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce on July 1, and since starting the job she has been seeking to establish relationships with neighboring... more »»

Eastern Panhandle Politics Shaping W.Va.

August 3, 2014 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Glen Price is part Washington, D.C. suburbanite, part West Virginia moonshine aficionado. more »»

Juveniles Held After Shots Fired in Bellaire

August 2, 2014 BELLAIRE — Two juveniles are in the Sargus Juvenile Center after law enforcement from across Belmont County responded to a report of several shots fired Friday in Bellair. more »»

New Ormet Owner Exploring Options

August 2, 2014 By J.W. JOHNSON JR. City Editor HANNIBAL — A self-sufficient facility — including a natural gas power plant — is what Niagara Worldwide President Eric J. Spirtas would like to see at the Ormet Corp. more »»

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