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Ferns, Leonhardt Named to Committee Leadership Posts

November 22, 2014 WHEELING — Two new members of the West Virginia Senate representing the Northern Panhandle should have an opportunity to make an impact early on, as both have been named to committee leadership... more »»

Utility Bills Going Up

November 21, 2014 WHEELING — The U.S. more »»

Obama Orders Halt to Some Deportations

November 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. more »»

Manchin Backs Reform, But Not By Bypassing a Vote in Congress

November 21, 2014 Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said he supports immigration reform, but takes issue with Obama bypassing Congress to implement his own policy. more »»

Power Lines Cause Concern

November 21, 2014 WHEELING — Few residents turned out in Wheeling on Thursday to voice their concerns about a proposed rate increase by Appalachian Power, but those who did said the company has ignored their power... more »»

Ex-Coal King Pleads Innocent

November 21, 2014 BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-coal company chief executive Don Blankenship pleaded not guilty Thursday to conspiracy and other charges in the deadliest U.S. mine accident in four decade. more »»

Boehner: GOP Will Not Stand Idle

November 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is “damaging the presidency itself” with his unilateral action on immigration and says the House will not stand idle and let it... more »»


November 21, 2014 A look at his statements Thursday and how they compare with the facts: OBAMA: “It does not grant citizenship, or the right to stay here permanently, or offer the same benefits that citizens receive. more »»

Cosby Performance Still On at Capitol

November 21, 2014 WHEELING — Despite recently-resurfaced sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, officials with the Capitol Theatre said Thursday his March 14 show in Wheeling will go on as planned. more »»

Mayor Discusses Taxes, Business Climate at Service Club Meeting

November 20, 2014 WHEELING — There’s no doubt downtown Wheeling has changed, Mayor Andy McKenzie said, but he believes those who compare today’s downtown to that of a generation ago are missing something important. more »»

Some Want Bridge To Be Saved

November 20, 2014 WHEELING — A group of Wheeling residents is making an 11th-hour plea to save the Aetnaville Bridge, which has connected Wheeling Island with Aetnaville for more than 120 years but is set for... more »»

Brown: Let Pros Handle Pipeline

November 20, 2014 With the U.S. more »»

W.Va. GOP Leaders To Elevate State Energy Panel

November 20, 2014 CHARLESTON — Republican leaders in West Virginia plan to elevate the Legislature’s energy committees to major-committee status, giving them more time to meet and more resources to use. more »»

Police: Man Takes Cab To Robbery

November 20, 2014 WHEELING — Police are looking for a man who took a cab ride to the bar he reportedly robbed in Elm Grove at 12:50 a.m. today, according to Wheeling police. more »»

President Taking to Prime Time TV To Announce Action on Immigration

November 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration — in measures that could... more »»

Trial Ordered for Man Accused of Two Murders

November 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Cleveland resident Stanley Rusnak, who is accused in two Jefferson County murders, will have one trial after a ruling made by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. more »»

Budget Deficit Could Turn Into $1M Surplus

November 19, 2014 WHEELING — A potential budget deficit in Wheeling for the 2015-16 fiscal year could turn into a $1 million surplus if City Council moves forward with a recommended sales tax increase, City Manager... more »»

Frigid Temps Prompt Shelter to Open Early

November 19, 2014 WHEELING — As the temperature dipped into the low double digits Tuesday, those in the city without a warm place to seek cover were welcomed by the Youth Services System’s Winter Freeze Shelter. more »»

Chill Has Heating Costs Heading Up

November 19, 2014 NEW YORK — The cold is back, and with it, rising heating bills. This winter was expected to bring much lower bills than last year because it wasn’t supposed to be so darn cold. more »»

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