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Obamacare Fails To Gain Support

March 29, 2014 WASHINGTON — Despite a late surge in sign-ups, support for President Barack Obama’s health care law is languishing at its lowest level since passage of the highly controversial legislation four year... more »»

Tomblin Mum On Minimum Wage Bill

March 29, 2014 WHEELING — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is keeping his thoughts close to the vest as he considers whether to sign a bill increasing West Virginia’s minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $8.75 by 201. more »»

More Time Sought To Defend Severance

March 29, 2014 WHEELING— Chief Public Defender Shayne Welling has asked Circuit Judge James Mazzone to give him until April 24 to submit a writ of habeas corpus outlining his challenge to the extradition of Charle... more »»

School to Tomboy: Act Girly

March 29, 2014 FOREST, Va. (AP) — Eight-year-old Sunnie Kahle likes to keep her hair short, wear boys’ clothes, collect hunting knives and shoot her BB gun. more »»

Coal Demand Drags W.Va. Export Totals

March 29, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — A significant drop in coal exports contributed to a 26 percent decline in West Virginia’s overall exports last year, according to federal government data released by the state... more »»

Valley Population Totals Dwindling

March 28, 2014 WHEELING — In what has become a trend, every Ohio Valley county saw a loss in population over the past year, according to data released Thursda. more »»

Early Morning Fire Destroys Two Homes

March 28, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — A blaze that destroyed two homes at 16 and 18 Drummond St. in Moundsville early this morning remains under investigation, city Fire Chief Noel Clark said. more »»

Bankruptcy for Bridge Owners

March 28, 2014 BENWOOD — Owners of the Bellaire Bridge have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a move that means they must soon liquidate all the assets of their company, the Delta Demolition Group Inc. more »»

Kessler Wants Wage Bill Signed

March 28, 2014 WHEELING — West Virginia Senate President Jeff Kessler is urging Gov. more »»

More Arrests Than Jail Cells

March 28, 2014 WOODSFIELD — Monroe County Sheriff Charles Black commended his deputies Thursday after they arrested 30 people on drug-related charges, but it made him regret even more there are only five beds in... more »»

President and Pope Find Both Common Ground and Divisions

March 28, 2014 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Face to face for the first time, President Barack Obama and Pope Francis focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor on Thursday. more »»

6 Million Beat Deadline For Obamacare

March 28, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a stumbling start, President Barack Obama’s heath care overhaul reached a milestone Thursday, with more than 6 million Americans signed up for coverage through new insurance... more »»

Woman Allegedly Robbed

March 27, 2014 WHEELING — A resident of the Booker T. Washington Apartments reported to police that a white man displaying a gun and a black female pushed their way into her apartment at about 11 p.m. more »»

Counties Run Health Gamut

March 27, 2014 WHEELING — Most counties in the Northern Panhandle are healthier than average when compared to other counties in the state, according a report released Wednesday. more »»

Virginia Warrant Arrives

March 27, 2014 WHEELING — The process to have Charles Severance returned to Virginia to face a felon in possession of a firearm charge continued Wednesday when he was served with a governor’s extradition warrant a... more »»

Benwood Hears First Reading Of Appearance Law

March 27, 2014 BENWOOD — Benwood City Council this week heard the first reading of a measure establishing an appearance policy for employees. more »»

Antero Backs ‘Cracker’ Project

March 27, 2014 WHEELING — Locally produced natural gas could eventually be on its way to the proposed Odebrecht ethane cracker in Wood County, as Antero Resources has agreed to provide about half the ethane that... more »»

Players Given OK For Union

March 27, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars and have dramatic repercussions at schools coast to coast, a federal agency said... more »»

Boston Firefighters Die In Brownstone Blaze

March 27, 2014 BOSTON (AP) — A fire driven by strong winds raced through a brownstone on Wednesday, trapping and killing two firefighters in the basement, where their colleagues couldn’t rescue the. more »»

United Bank Robbed

March 26, 2014 WHEELING — Police combed the streets of Wheeling on Tuesday in search of a man who robbed the United Bank on 12th Street at knifepoint. Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger said that shortly before 1 p.m. more »»

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