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Pipeline to Run From W.Va. to North Carolina

September 3, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Dominion Resources and its partners plan to build a 550-mile pipeline at a cost of $5 billion to transport Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas for use in North Carolina, but some... more »»

Escapees May Act On Impulse

September 3, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County Corrections Center Warden William Yurcina said minimum security inmates who escape from community work details usually do so because they are having a bad day or simply cannot... more »»

Mine Workers Backing Tennant in Senate Race

September 3, 2014 WHEELING — In a Senate campaign that has focused largely on the coal industry, the United Mine Workers of America is choosing to back Democrat Natalie Tennant over GOP candidate Shelley Moore Capito... more »»

Study: Get Used to Polar Vortex

September 3, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it. more »»

Keep That Seat Upright Or Else Face an In-Flight Fight

September 3, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.. more »»

$14K Drug Bust in Weirton

September 3, 2014 WEIRTON — A Steubenville man was arrested Tuesday and led Weirton police to find more than $14,000 worth of drugs in a Weirton home. more »»

Escapee Keeps Police Busy on Labor Day

September 2, 2014 WHEELING — Local authorities spent Labor Day on a five-hour manhunt after a Ohio County Corrections Center inmate walked away for a work crew at Oglebay Park. more »»

Escapee Fled, Fought

September 2, 2014 WHEELING— In addition to felony escape, Christopher Walls is facing several other charges stemming from running away Monday from a Department of Corrections work crew at Oglebay Park. more »»

College, Town Officials Are Working Together

September 2, 2014 BETHANY — Each year around this time, the town of Bethany essentially quadruples in size over the course of a single weekend: Move-in weekend at Bethany College. more »»

AEP Workers Prepare for Kammer Closure

September 2, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In the late 1950s, what is now known as the American Electric Power Kammer Plant opened to provide electricity to the nearby Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter across the Ohio River. more »»

2014 Electorate Poised to ‘Keep the Bums In’

September 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member... more »»

Obama Notifies Congress of Iraq Airstrike Order

September 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week’s airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State... more »»

Hampton Inn Not Moving Up

September 1, 2014 WHEELING — The Hampton Inn in Wheeling won’t be adding two new floors to its five-story building as owners initially planned, but a $2 million renovation still will happen there over the next six... more »»

Businesses Seek Sunday Sales

September 1, 2014 FAIRMONT — Lawmakers plan to revisit a change in state laws that impact wineries and restaurants and the sale of alcohol on Sunday during the next session of the West Virginia Legislature. more »»

Colleges Cut Jobs In W.Va.

September 1, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia colleges are slashing payrolls and making other adjustments to compensate for losing $42 million in state funding over the past two years. more »»

Libyan Militia Controls Embassy

September 1, 2014 TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya’s capital now guards the U.S. more »»

Showboat One of Three Casinos Making an Exit From Atlantic City

September 1, 2014 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) —î The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel. The Mardi Gras-themed casino shut down Sunday after 27 years on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. more »»

Suicide Suspected

September 1, 2014 JERUSALEM — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a man was found dead inside a truck along a rural road in Belmont County. more »»

DEP Says Ohio River Drilling Is No Problem

August 31, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, Tim Greene believes allowing drilling and fracking in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations beneath the... more »»

W.Va. Bar Honors Stamp

August 31, 2014 WHEELING — His friends and colleagues refer to him as the “consummate gentleman,” noting he’s “a mentor, a leader” and even a teacher. more »»

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