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Truck, Body Found in Ohio River

January 8, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL—Authorities have identified the body recovered from the Ohio River on Thursday as that of an East Liverpool man reported missing on Monda. more »»

U.S. Seeks Strong Finish On Health Care Sign-Ups

January 8, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking a strong showing in President Barack Obama’s last year in office, the administration said Thursday 1. more »»

Steubenville City Manager to Resign

January 8, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —Tim Boland will step down as city manager Tuesday after he negotiated a mutual agreement with City Council that will allow him to leave to explore other career pursuit. more »»

Southwestern Extending Leases in Mountain State

January 7, 2016 WHEELING — Southwestern Energy officials are extending hundreds of the West Virginia Marcellus Shale leases for which they paid Chesapeake Energy $5 billion in 2014, as the firm’s leaders remain... more »»

State Frack Leases Yield $18 Million

January 7, 2016 CHARLESTON — West Virginia has brought in $18 million by leasing the right to drill for oil and natural gas deep below state wildlife management areas and waterways, including beneath the Ohio Rive. more »»

House Arrest Program Being Terminated

January 7, 2016 WHEELING—Ohio County judges and magistrates soon may no longer have the option of sentencing offenders to house arrest rather than sending them to jail. more »»

North Korea Lights Fuse

January 7, 2016 SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s declaration that it had tested a hydrogen bomb for the first time was greeted with widespread condemnation — but also skepticism — as world powers vowed Wednesday... more »»

Goodwin to Run for W.Va. Governor

January 7, 2016 CHARLESTON (AP) — Fresh from winning a conviction for ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, former U.. more »»

Pay Cuts Anger Court Appointed Attorneys

January 7, 2016 WHEELING—The West Virginia Public Defender Services’ plan to reduce payments to court-appointed attorneys as of Jan. 18 is meeting heavy resistance across the state. more »»

Cruz, Rubio Battle Over Undecideds

January 7, 2016 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are fighting for the favor of many of the same undecided voters across Iowa, where even some of the most attentive Republicans say they can’t make up... more »»

New West Liberty University President Stephen Greiner Takes Helm

January 6, 2016 WEST LIBERTY — New West Liberty University President Stephen Greiner showed up early for his first day at work this week with an eagerness to meet WLU employees and the community, but he largely... more »»

President Barack Obama Acts Alone On Gun Control

January 6, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Tears streaking his cheeks, President Barack Obama launched a final-year push Tuesday to tighten sales of firearms in the U.S. more »»

Marshall School Bus In Accident

January 6, 2016 A low-speed, rear-end collision between a truck and a Marshall County school bus this morning sent the students and drivers of both vehicles to the hospital as a precautionary measure. more »»

Most Area Lawmakers Not on Board with Gun Control Plan

January 6, 2016 WHEELING — Most area lawmakers reacted with scorn for President Barack Obama’s plan to use executive orders to require more background checks for prospective gun buyers. Even Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. more »»

Wheeling Council Talks Property, Bonds

January 6, 2016 WHEELING — City council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to sell a parking lot next to the Wagner Building and finance preparations for The Health Plan’s new headquarters on the 1100 block of downtown... more »»

$17.4M Lottery Ticket Sold at Bridgeport Riesbeck's Store

January 6, 2016 BRIDGEPORT — Ohio Lottery Commission officials said Tuesday that no one has come forward to claim their $17.4 million prize, won on a ticket purchased at the Riesbeck’s grocery store in Bridgeport. more »»

Powerball Jackpot Could Be Biggest In A Year

January 6, 2016 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Players will have a chance Wednesday night at an estimated $450 million Powerball jackpot, making it the biggest lottery prize in nearly a year. more »»

President Barack Obama Wants Tighter Gun Laws

January 5, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama moved Monday to expand background checks to cover more guns sold at gun shows, online and anywhere else, aiming to curb a scourge of gun violence despite... more »»

Armed Robbery At Wheeling Coffee Shop

January 5, 2016 WHEELING—Wheeling police are continuing their investigation into an armed robbery Monday at Geno’s Coffee Shop in Elm Grove while Moundsville police are looking for two robbers in a Friday armed... more »»

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