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U.S. Lawmakers Debate Iraq Role

August 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Islamic militants’ growing influence in Iraq and Syria is a threat to Americans, lawmakers from both political parties agreed Sunday even as they sharply split on what role the United... more »»

Test Boring Begins for 10 New Bridges

August 11, 2014 NEFFS — A state-funded program to replace 10 of Belmont County’s worn bridges is getting underway with the first test borings to start today. more »»

Israel, Hamas Stop Again

August 11, 2014 CAIRO (AP) — Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce to end a month of heavy fighting i... more »»

Iraq’s President Has U.S. Support

August 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Officials said Sunday the United States “fully supports” Iraq’s new president, just hours after embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused him of violating the constitution. more »»

Toledo Study Blames Farms

August 11, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000... more »»

A Local Family Celebrates Tradition on Dental Care

August 11, 2014 WHEELING — Barbara Reisinger thought a recent Thursday was just another work day, but she soon found out it would be someting specia. more »»

Police Reports

August 11, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Gun Violations At 12:39 a.m. today, police went to an area of the walking trail in the 2100 block of Main Street for a report of a gunshot. more »»

Pirates Make Fantasy a Reality

August 10, 2014 WHEELING — As the players at Saturday’s Miracle League of the Ohio Valley fantasy baseball camp at the J.B. more »»

For McCardle, Project Is a Real-Life ‘Field of Dreams’

August 10, 2014 WHEELING — When she began her quest to build a Miracle League field in Wheeling more than six years ago, Lorraine McCardle had visions of days like Saturday, when 45 players were joined by their... more »»

Cabela’s Brings Big Bucks to Local Economy

August 10, 2014 TRIADELPHIA — During the 2003 announcement that Cabela’s would open a store in Ohio County, state and local officials promised it would grow the region’s tax base, provide more than a thousand jobs... more »»

Music Fans Are Singing the Blues — In a Good Way

August 10, 2014 WHEELING — Describing himself as “a farm boy from Adena,” Gregg Arnett said attending the Heritage Music BluesFest in downtown Wheeling each year helped him realize he was a fan of the blues genre. more »»

Wheeling Newspapers Receive Top Honors

August 10, 2014 DAVIS, W.Va. more »»

Dirt Being Moved on Hillside

August 9, 2014 By FRED CONNORS Senior Staff Writer WHEELING—Nearly a year and a half after the Wheeling Planning Commission denied a zone change for 95 acres of wooded hillside overlooking Bethany Pike, a... more »»

Debate Continues On Power Plant

August 9, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Taking a few minutes to speak between meetings with state regulators, Moundsville Power Managing Partner Andrew Dorn said he continues working to build a $615 million natural gas power... more »»

Standoff Suspect: Bond Is Too High

August 9, 2014 WHEELING—John Lough believes his $20,000 bond on two misdemeanor brandishing charges is a bit excessive, despite his five-hour standoff with police Thursday night in Elm Grove. more »»

U.S. Planes Bomb Iraq

August 9, 2014 IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The U.S. unleashed its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against militants of the Islamic State group Friday amid a worsening humanitarian crisis. more »»

FitzGerald: He Was Careless In Letting His License Lapse

August 9, 2014 PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Democrat gubernatorial hopeful Ed FitzGerald said Friday he was careless in letting his driver’s license lapse for more than 10 years and that he waited too long to correct... more »»

Arson Worries Neighbors

August 8, 2014 By HEATHER ZIEGLER Associate City Editor WHEELING — Firefighters are on fire watch today after battling multiple arson fires in South Wheeling overnight. more »»

Standoff Ends Peacefully

August 8, 2014 By FRED CONNORS Senior Staff Writer WHEELING—John Lough thinks his $20,000 bond for two misdemeanor brandishing charges is a bit excessive despite his five-hour standoff with police Thursday night... more »»

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