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One Year Later, MH370 Families Get Troubling Answers

March 9, 2015 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The first comprehensive report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 revealed Sunday that the battery of the locator beacon for the plane’s data recorder ha... more »»

Switzerland of Ohio Officials Justify Beallsville High School Closure

March 8, 2015 BEALLSVILLE — In 2008, Switzerland of Ohio school officials found themselves with a building proble. more »»

W.Va. Gas Rig Count Falling

March 8, 2015 WHEELING — Corky Demarco believes West Virginia’s 5 percent severance tax on oil and natural gas production is one of the main culprits driving the number of Marcellus and Utica shale drilling rigs... more »»

Wheeling Native Bonar Keeps Marines Tough

March 8, 2015 WHEELING — The physical, mental, and emotional well-being of Marines stationed in Japan, the Middle East and elsewhere in the Pacific region is in the hands of Wheeling native Marine Sgt. more »»

Spirits Rise At Celtic Celebration in Downtown Wheeling

March 8, 2015 WHEELING — Hundreds gathered inside the Artisan Center Saturday to celebrate Irish culture and heritage during the 19th annual Wheeling Celtic Celebration. “It’s all good fellowship. more »»

Obama Leads Selma March

March 8, 2015 SELMA, Al. more »»

Police Reports

March 8, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Theft At 9:47 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a downtown business for a report of a theft. Possession At 6:54 a.m. more »»

Marion Street Bridge Closing Will Snarl Traffic in Bridgeport

March 7, 2015 BRIDGEPORT — Commuters heading to work or school Monday take note: The Marion Street Bridge will be completely closed as the Ohio Department of Transportation ramps up construction. more »»

Tomblin’s Abortion Veto Falls In W.Va. Senate

March 7, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate on Friday voted to override Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of an anti-abortion bill. more »»

Water Storage Tank Hearing Mirrors Prior Year’s Efforts in W.Va. Legislature

March 7, 2015 CHARLESTON — Dozens of private citizens, business owners and industry representatives gathered Friday at the Capitol to argue over regulations governing above-ground storage tanks, much as they did ... more »»

Boston Bombing Survivor to Speak in Jefferson County

March 7, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A woman who epitomizes the phrase “Boston Strong” is bringing her story to the Tri-State Area this sprin. more »»

5.5-Percent Jobless Rate Not Quite So Great

March 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — Unemployment in the U.S. has dropped to a seven-year low of 5.5 percent — a level normally considered the mark of a healthy job market. more »»

Kasich to Trumpet Ohio Job Recovery in New Hampshire

March 7, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. more »»

CIA Director Announces Sweeping Reorganization

March 7, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the CIA, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable and close espionage gaps amid widespread concerns... more »»

Wheeling Suspension Bridge Has Reopened

March 6, 2015 The Wheeling Suspension has been reopened this afternoon by the West Virginia Division of Highways after a truck tore down several overhead signs on the span Thursday. more »»

Wheeling Suspension Bridge Closed Through Saturday

March 6, 2015 By ALAN OLSON Staff Writer WHEELING — A large vehicle crossing the Wheeling Suspension Bridge Thursday damaged the bridge’s clearance signs prohibiting oversized loads, leading to the span’s closur. more »»

Heavy Snow Causes Electricity Outages in Ohio Valley

March 6, 2015 WHEELING — Wednesday’s severe winter weather left many people across the region without power and many more with inches of snow from which to dig out. more »»

Schools Shut Down Statewide

March 6, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — A late-winter storm left more than 80,000 customers in West Virginia without electricity Thursday, sent rivers out of their banks and shut roads and schools statewide. more »»

Arrest Expected In Wheeling Federal Building Bomb Threat

March 6, 2015 WHEELING — Authorities appear to be closing in on the person who called in a bomb threat at the Federal Building in Wheeling last Friday— and they vow the penalty will be severe once the offender is... more »»

Selma Anniversary Draws Comparison To Ferguson Case

March 6, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience. more »»

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