Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Bridgeport | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
Salary for Scores Given Low Marks

August 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — Many Americans, especially public-school parents, give low marks to rating a teacher based partly on how students perform on standardized tests, according to a survey. more »»

Obama Pushes More Clean Energy

August 24, 2015 By NANCY BENAC Associated Press WASHINGTON — Pushing back against fossil fuel interests, President Barack Obama is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind of power they use. more »»

Islamic State Destroys Temple

August 24, 2015 BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have destroyed a temple at Syria’s ancient ruins of Palmyra, activists said Sunday, realizing the worst fears archaeologists had for the 2,000-year-old Roman-er... more »»

Hometown, Church Mobilize To Support Plains’ Jimmy Carter

August 24, 2015 PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Plains, Georgia, plans on giving back to their resident globe-trotting former president by keeping him upbeat and entertained. more »»

Visitors Piece Together Clues To Escape Room

August 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A new business allows visitors to seemingly play inside a video game, gathering clues, putting together the puzzle pieces they need to not only solve a mystery, and escape a locked roo... more »»

Test Scores Leave Room for Improvement in Ohio County Schools

August 23, 2015 WHEELING — Ohio County public school students in grades three through 11 scored above the West Virginia average in both the mathematics and English/language arts portions of the new Smarter Balanced... more »»

Wheeling Health Officials Still Urge Caution as River Algae Levels Subside

August 23, 2015 WHEELING — A health advisory issued this week urging residents to use caution while doing recreational water activities in the Ohio River this weekend is no longer necessary for most of the are. more »»

Two Killed In I-70 Crash in Ohio County

August 23, 2015 WHEELING — Two people are dead and another is in critical condition following a two-vehicle accident early Saturday on Interstate 70 in Ohio County. more »»

Monroe County Property Owner Wants Answers From VV Steel

August 23, 2015 WHEELING — When more than 30 workers walked onto the familiar grounds of the former Ormet Corp. in Hannibal earlier this year, they did so with excitement. more »»

Robert Murray: All Forms of Fossil Fuels Under Attack

August 23, 2015 WHEELING — While coal industry officials ponder how to cope with the Clean Power Plan’s mandatory 32 percent reductions by the year 2030 for CO2 pollution, oil and natural gas companies must now fin... more »»

Algae Problems Continue on Ohio River

August 22, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling’s water is safe to drink, but all Ohio County residents should refrain from unnecessary water use as blue-green algae continues to be an issue near water system intakes on the... more »»

Conservation Urged Despite Low Algae Levels

August 22, 2015 WHEELING -- The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department and city of Wheeling have been working with several local, state and national organizations concerning the recent discovery of blue-green algae... more »»

Email Scandal Worries Dems

August 22, 2015 WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among elected Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry... more »»

AEP Profiting From Shale Expansions

August 22, 2015 BRILLIANT — Even while the electricity generator addressed new Environmental Protection Agency regulations on CO2 and mercury emissions, American Electric Power earned $40 million more from April 1... more »»

Nadler Backs Iran Accord

August 22, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran gained momentum in Congress on Friday as a key Jewish Democrat from New York bucked home-state opposition to back the deal. Rep. more »»

Public Safety Building Outfitted for $1.08 Million

August 22, 2015 As the Marshall County Public Safety Building nears its completion, county officials will spend more than $1 million to furnish the buildin. more »»

Health Dept. Urges Caution on River

August 21, 2015 WHEELING — Residents who plan to boat, ski or swim in the Ohio River this weekend are urged to use caution after blue-green algae was found in water samples taken this week. more »»

Man Rescued From Building

August 21, 2015 WHEELING -- Wheeling firefighters rescued an unidentified worker who fell from the roof of a building in the 600 block of Main Street Friday afternoon. more »»

Green Groups Buying Coal

August 21, 2015 WHEELING — Before President Barack Obama’s 2008 election, a share of stock in coal producer Peabody Energy Corp. reached a value of nearly $90. more »»

Fed Funds Keep PROs on the Job

August 21, 2015 WHEELING — Students in many of Ohio County’s schools saw some familiar faces in uniform as they returned to class this week. more »»

I am looking for: