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Charter School Bill Remains In West Virginia Senate Committee

February 16, 2015 CHARLESTON — Legislators on Friday wrapped up a second week of discussions concerning the creation of charter schools in West Virgini. more »»

Terror Strikes In Copenhagen

February 16, 2015 COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The slain gunman suspected in the deadly Copenhagen attacks was a 22-year-old with a history of violence and may have been inspired by Islamic terrorists — and possibly the... more »»

Shooting Suspect Slams All Religions

February 16, 2015 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — If his Facebook page is any indication, Craig Hicks doesn’t hate Muslims. more »»

Rush Of Signups At Health Deadline

February 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a computer glitch was patched up, supporters of President Barack Obama’s health care law were out in force Sunday trying to get uninsured people signed up by the official... more »»

Stories of Trauma Prompt Halt of School ‘Quiet’ Rooms

February 16, 2015 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Carson Luke still has nightmares about the time four years ago when he was in second grade and school staff locked him inside a room, his mother said. more »»

Obama Administration's Mercury Emissions Rules Will Impact Millions

February 15, 2015 WHEELING — The Obama administration’s mercury emissions standards could force 60 gigawatts of coal-fired electricity offline by the year 2020, which leaves American Electric Power, FirstEnergy and... more »»

Firearms Bills Being Considered by West Virginia Legislature

February 15, 2015 CHARLESTON — Lawmakers have introduced more than 20 bills dealing with firearms this session, and a few already have seen support and consideration in the Legislature. more »»

Three Offenders Apply for Northern District of W.Va.'s New Federal Drug Court Program

February 15, 2015 WHEELING — Since the new Federal Drug Court of the Northern District of West Virginia opened earlier this month in Wheeling, just three offenders have applied for the program. more »»

St. Clairsville Woman, Dogs To Hit the Big Stage at Westminster Dog Show

February 15, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — As a child, Karen Fatula fell in love with dalmatians after seeing a Walt Disney movie. No, not that movie. Fatula, a St. more »»

Bellaire Bridge Owner Chaklos to Spend 30 Days in Jail for Criminal Contempt

February 14, 2015 By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer COLUMBUS — Bellaire Bridge owner Lee Chaklos will spend the next month in prison after being sentenced in federal court in Columbus on criminal corruption charges. U.S. more »»

Beallsville High School May Close

February 14, 2015 BEALLSVILLE — Three years ago, students walked into the brand new Beallsville High School, which opened as part of an $88 million taxpayer-funded building construction program for the Switzerland of... more »»

Capehart Ethics Charge on West Liberty University Board's Agenda

February 14, 2015 WHEELING — West Liberty University’s Board of Governors could take action in the next two weeks concerning the ethics charges against school President Robin Capehart, which allege he used his... more »»

Ohio Tax Quiz Not A Scam

February 14, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thousands of Ohioans are getting asked some curious questions online and over the phone lately, such as: How old is your grandchild? What brand of car do you have? How long is... more »»

Wetzel County Superintendent Dennis Albright Charged In Charleston Prostitution Sting, Expected to Resign

February 14, 2015 WHEELING — The Wetzel County Board of Education on Tuesday is expected to accept the resignation of their superintendent, Dennis Albright, who was arrested Thursday in a prostitution sting in... more »»

West Virginia Senate Approves Revision For Consumer Protection Lawsuits

February 14, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill revising how civil actions are filed under the federal Consumer Protection Act was approved by the Senate on Friday after being challenged by Democratic lawmakers. more »»

Wetzel County Schools Superintendent Albright to Resign After Arrest in Prostitution Sting

February 13, 2015 WHEELING — Wetzel County School Superintendent Dennis Albright, arrested Thursday by officers with the Charleston Police Department in a prostitution sting, will resign his position next week with... more »»

Bellaire Bridge Owner Chaklos Sentenced to Prison

February 13, 2015 COLUMBUS — Bellaire Bridge owner Lee Chaklos will spend the next month in prison after being sentenced in Columbus today on criminal corruption charges. U.S. District Court Judge Algenon L. more »»

Switzerland of Ohio to Consider Proposal Next Week to Close Beallsville High School

February 13, 2015 WOODSFIELD -- Beallsville High School students may have to find a new school to attend starting next school year, as Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education members are scheduled to vote next week on... more »»

Highlands to Get Large Retailer, Hotel/Convention Center, Ohio County Commissioner Says

February 13, 2015 TRIADELPHIA — Ohio County Commissioner Randy Wharton said a 200,000-square-foot “big box” store is on its way to The Highlands, and he confirmed a convention center with hotel also is in the works. more »»

W.Va. Senate Votes For Lower Prevailing Wage

February 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate approved a modified version of its prevailing wage bill following several days of negotiations. more »»

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