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Education Bills Die In the Final Hours of the W.Va. Legislative Session

March 15, 2015 CHARLESTON — Multiple bills which dominated discussions for the past two months in the West Virginia Legislature struggled and failed in the final hours of the 2015 legislative session. more »»

Fans Support Bill Cosby at Capitol Theatre in Wheeling

March 15, 2015 WHEELING — Ohio Valley residents attending Bill Cosby’s comedy show at the Capitol Theatre on Saturday said they wanted to support the comedian and, of course, laugh at his jokes. more »»

Sherrard Middle School Celebrates Social Sciences

March 15, 2015 SHERRARD — Students from three local counties on Saturday took a look at history across the globe, as well right in their own backyard. more »»

Sportsman Club Building in Downtown Wheeling Partially Collapses

March 15, 2015 From Staff Reports WHEELING — A portion of a downtown building collapsed Saturday, forcing the temporary closure of an alleyway. more »»

Wheeling Park High School Speech Team Wins 36th Straight Title

March 15, 2015 WHEELING — The Wheeling Park High School Speech and Debate Team won its 36th consecutive championship on Saturday in Huntington, W.Va. more »»

Wheeling Jesuit Study: ‘Heading’ In Soccer Can Impact Smell

March 15, 2015 WHEELING — A study conducted by a Wheeling Jesuit University professor and student reveals heading a soccer ball can impact a person’s ability to smell. more »»

Fate of Dog in Fatal Attack Remains Uncertain

March 14, 2015 WHEELING — City Manager Robert Herron said he won’t announce a decision regarding the fate of a pit bull terrier that killed a man Sunday in East Wheeling until next week. more »»

Dowdel Found Guilty Of Murder in Sally Buffalo Park Beating

March 14, 2015 CADIZ — Matthew M. Dowdel will spend 30 years to life in prison after a Harrison County jury found him guilty Friday of killing Joseph Strother at Sally Buffalo Park last year. more »»

Sen. Manchin’s Comments Draw Gun Group’s Fire

March 14, 2015 CHARLESTON — Sen. Joe Manchin is under fire from a state gun rights group after he came out against the permitless carry bill in the West Virginia Legislature. Manchin, D-W.Va. more »»

Oil Prices Taking Another Drop

March 14, 2015 NEW YORK — The price of oil is tumbling again, rattling an already-shaken oil industry and heralding lower prices for consumers. more »»

W.Va. Senate Fireworks Bill Has Tax On Cigarettes

March 14, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virgnia Senate on Friday passed a fireworks bill with a hidden payload. more »»

Delegates Put Charter School Bill in Neutral

March 14, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — As the legislative session winds down, the Republican-led House of Delegates has idled a push to introduce charter schools in West Virginia. more »»

Home Rule Would Grow To 30 Cities

March 14, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill expanding home rule to 10 more West Virginia cities was approved Friday in the House of Delegates. more »»

Autopsy Shows Man Died as Result of Pit Bull Attack in Wheeling

March 13, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger this morning said a preliminary autopsy report shows a man who was attacked by a dog Sunday in East Wheeling died as a result of the injuries he... more »»

Matthew Dowdel Found Guilty of Cadiz Murder

March 13, 2015 CADIZ — A Harrison County jury this morning found Matthew Dowdel guilty on one count of murder in the death of Joseph Strothe. more »»

Alleged Beating, Robbery At Knights Inn in Wheeling

March 13, 2015 WHEELING — Naseair P. Williams, 19, of Columbus, Ohio, was arrested early today for allegedly beating and robbing a woman at the Knight’s Inn at 949 Main St. in downtown Wheeling. more »»

Charitable Wheeling Groups Feeling Food Bank Pinch

March 13, 2015 WHEELING — Pastor Darrell Cummings said the Bethlehem Apostolic Church now has just days to find a new provider after the Mountaineer Food Bank informed him this week they won’t be bringing a... more »»

Jurors Deliberate in Cadiz Murder Trial

March 13, 2015 CADIZ — A Harrison County jury tasked with deciding the fate of Matthew Dowdel deliberated for nearly eight hours Thursday before breaking for the evening. more »»

West Liberty University Ethics Hearing Moves To Wheeling

March 13, 2015 WHEELING — Although he’ll no longer be West Liberty University’s president, Robin Capehart still faces a hearing next month on charges he violated the West Virginia Ethics Act, state Ethics... more »»

Leadership Shifts At Several Schools In Mountain State

March 13, 2015 WHEELING — There’s been plenty of change at the top of West Virginia’s colleges and universities lately, and more is on the way. more »»

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