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War With Islamic State at Impasse

August 1, 2015 WASHINGTON — After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S. more »»

Energy Export Bill Gets First Nod in Senate Committee

August 1, 2015 WHEELING — On Friday, the price of oil trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange dipped below $47 per barrel, less than half its $100 value at this time last year, while natural gas is down by... more »»

Six People Let Go After Questioning In Wheeling Drug Investigation

August 1, 2015 WHEELING — The Wheeling police detained six individuals Thursday—but made no arrests—in connection with a drug raid on a North Main Street business. more »»

Inmates To Get College Funding

August 1, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still... more »»

Big Troubles for King of the Jungle

August 1, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. When Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion, the Internet exploded with outrage. more »»

Two Arrested in North Wheeling Raid

July 31, 2015 WHEELING — North Wheeling section was buzzing with police activity Thursday as law enforcement from numerous agencies raided a business. more »»

Hannibal Workers: Only Paid 4 Days in 2 Months

July 31, 2015 HANNIBAL — When the Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter closed in 2013, longtime workers Rob Schultz, Joe Dailey, Eric Coplin and Clarence Hammel went their separate ways in search of new careers. more »»

Wheeling Property Owners Won’t Have to Pay

July 31, 2015 WHEELING — It turns out Woodsdale residents along Elm Run won’t be forced to pay for dredging the creek, which has become so clogged with debris that it spills from its banks almost every time... more »»

Economy Gains, Rate Hike on Hold

July 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — The U.. more »»

Wing Part May Solve Mystery of Flight 370

July 31, 2015 SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion— A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation’s greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect it to the... more »»

Weirton Man Arrested for Murder

July 30, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a body found near Main Street last week. more »»

Ice Company Employees Flee Ammonia Leak

July 30, 2015 WHEELING — The odor of ammonia prompted workers at the Louis Niebergall Ice Co. to evacuate the facility Wednesday night, as a leak quickly filled the facility with fumes. Just after 8 p.m. more »»

East Ohio Steelworkers Remain on the Job in Pay Dispute

July 30, 2015 HANNIBAL — Nearly two years after Ormet Corp. more »»

Rockies Express Pipeline To Ship In Other Direction

July 30, 2015 CLARINGTON — Upon the Rockies Express Pipeline’s 2009 opening, officials planned to ship natural gas eastward from Colorado and Wyoming to the Monroe County terminus so the material could go to... more »»

EPA Told To Relax Stack Limits

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas... more »»

Ohio Officer Indicted In Fatal Shooting

July 30, 2015 CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying... more »»

West Virginia Has Spike in Syphilis Cases

July 30, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — Health officials are investigating a spike in syphilis cases in West Virginia to determine how to prevent further cases of the sexually transmitted disease. more »»

Historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge Gets a Cleaning

July 29, 2015 WHEELING — On just another muggy July Tuesday on the west end of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, working-age adults with nowhere to be at 10 a.m. more »»

Triadelphia Man Admits to Growing Pot for 40 Years

July 29, 2015 WHEELING— A 66-year-old Triadelphia man is facing charges after telling police he has been growing marijuana for 40 year. more »»

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