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Fetcko Has Retained Benefits While Suspended

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — Former Ritchie Elementary School guidance counselor Kristyn Fetcko hasn’t collected a paycheck since being suspended from her job early this year after an indictment on drug-related... more »»

Slow Progress Seen in City Recycling Program

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — It appears little has changed since the Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Center issued a less-than-flattering report on Wheeling’s municipal recycling program more than six year... more »»

SWA Replaces Recycling Bins

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio County Solid Waste Authority is making some cost-saving changes to its recycling program, according to Executive Director Tammy Bonar. more »»

Summer Wraps Up With Trio of Festivals

September 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In three very different ways, the Ohio Valley bid the summer festival season goodbye on Saturday with a trip back into time, colorful paint and sternwheel. more »»

For Wheeling Natives Living in Ariz., DiCarlo’s Is a Slice of Home

September 14, 2014 PHOENIX — Two thousand miles from Wheeling, in the Phoenix neighborhood of Litchfield Park, Ariz., is the farthest-flung outpost of the nascent DiCarlo’s Original Pizza franchise. more »»

Lack of Bids Ties Up Traffic

September 13, 2014 VALLEY GROVE — An Interstate 70 bridge repair project originally estimated to take a matter of weeks is now nearing the five-month mark, as West Virginia Division of Highways officials say they can’... more »»

Benwood Brass Boards the Bus

September 13, 2014 BENWOOD — The wheels on an Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority bus took Benwood Mayor Ed Kuca and Police Chief Frank Longwell from Benwood to Wheeling and back Friday morning — and toward... more »»

Parties Trade Blame On Calls

September 13, 2014 CHARLESTON — A series of automated calls targeting state Senate districts up for grabs this year are angering both Democrats and Republicans, with both sides accusing the the other of being behind... more »»

Shift In School Control Debated

September 13, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia’s public education system is working toward a tighter focus on student academic achievement on the local level. more »»

Conservation Celebrated At W.Va.’s Cheat Canyon

September 13, 2014 MORGANTOWN — West Virginians now have access to public hunting, fishing, hiking, whitewater rafting and more in the heart of the state’s Allegheny mountains. more »»

Union: Ohio Prison Knew of Escape Plan

September 13, 2014 LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Prison officials were warned about an escape the day before three inmates, including a school shooter who killed three students, scrambled over a fence before being recaptured, the... more »»

Morrisey: Natural Gas in EPA’s Sights

September 12, 2014 WHEELING — While many people believe new policies making it more difficult to burn coal will augment natural gas’ role in powering the nation, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey believe... more »»

DEP: Tanks in ‘Zones of Critical Concern’

September 12, 2014 WHEELING — About 5 percent of tanks registered under West Virginia’s new above-ground storage tank bill are located within “zones of critical concern,” according to the state Department of... more »»

Police Arrest Man For Tobacco

September 12, 2014 WHEELING — A Wheeling man was arrested Wednesday after he refused to stop chewing tobacco on school property. more »»

Syrian Action Draws Support

September 12, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats coalesced Thursday behind President Barack Obama’s call to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants and pointed toward votes in the... more »»

Sternwheel Festival Continues Through Weekend

September 12, 2014 WHEELING —With a cool breeze blowing off the Ohio River on Thursday afternoon, local pipefitter Russell Ostendorf and Doris Layne of Roanoke, V. more »»

Tillman Recalls Events of 9/11

September 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The can-do spirit and pride of being an American was rejuvenated by retired Air Force Col. Mark Tillman during a speech at Steubenville High School on Thursday night. more »»

NRA Behind Capito

September 11, 2014 WHEELING — The National Rifle Association on Wednesday announced its endorsement of Rep. Shelley Moore Capito in West Virginia’s Senate race. more »»

9/11 Remembered

September 11, 2014 NEW YORK — With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused today to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack. more »»

Legislative Committee Considers Change in Nursing Restrictions

September 11, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s Advanced Practice Registered Nurses want more autonomy and the ability to write prescriptions without a doctor’s approval. more »»

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