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Students Taught To Fight Gunmen

September 29, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — A West Virginia school district is training its students to counter school shootings in a manner that leaves open the option to physically confront the shooter. more »»

West Virginia Group Urges Higher Ethane Tax

September 28, 2015 WHEELING — A West Virginia think tank believes state leaders should increase severance tax rates for ethane and other natural gas liquids to discourage them from fueling out-of-state petrochemical... more »»

Obama, Putin to Confront Syria, Ukraine Tensions

September 28, 2015 NEW YORK — Face-to-face for the first time in nearly a year, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin today will confront rising tensions over Moscow’s military engagement in... more »»

Moundsville Residents Taking Action in Campground Burglaries

September 28, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — After a string of vehicle and camper break-ins at Kudlak Inc. Campgrounds in the past month, local residents are taking a proactive approach to home security. more »»

Syria’s Crisis Looms Over U.N.

September 28, 2015 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

GOP Religious Conservatives Channeling Anger Toward Victory

September 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Religious activists in the Republican Party, bolstered by House Speaker John Boehner’s sudden exit, say the next GOP presidential nominee must share their uncompromising stance on... more »»

Senate Set to Act on Stopgap to Avert Shutdown

September 28, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is on track to advance legislation to prevent the government from shutting down after a midnight Wednesday deadline, but a wrinkle remains. more »»

Contraceptive Issue May Return to The Supreme Court

September 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Religion, birth control and President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are about to collide at the Supreme Court yet again. more »»

Boehner Says He’ll Accomplish A Lot in Last Month as Speaker

September 28, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner said he’s determined to clean up some of the mess of a politically gridlocked Congress in his final month before his successor takes over the House. more »»

Pope Francis Wraps Up U.S. Visit With Mass

September 28, 2015 PHILADELPHIA — Pope Francis urged hundreds of thousands of the faithful gathered Sunday for the biggest event of his U.S. more »»

Immigrants From Asia Are Largest Group

September 28, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major shift in immigration patterns over the next 50 years, Asians will have surged past Hispanics to become the largest group of immigrants heading to the United States,... more »»

Doctors Treat New Wave Of Asylum Seekers in Croatia

September 28, 2015 BAPSKA, Croatia (AP) — Doctors treated children including newborns for exposure as dropping temperatures today worsened the plight of asylum-seekers walking for days in hopes of reaching sanctuary i... more »»

Donald Trump to Unveil Tax Plan

September 28, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is set to roll out a tax plan Monday he says will reduce rates for lower and middle-income families as well as corporations, while... more »»

Ann, Clyde Thomas Honored by Wheeling NAACP

September 27, 2015 WHEELING — Growing up in a segregated Wheeling didn’t dim Ann Thomas’ passion for her community. Instead, it fueled her desire to open doors to a better future for those who followed her. more »»

One of First Black Wheeling Central Students Reflects On History

September 27, 2015 WHEELING — In 1954, Ralph Edwards Sr. was in the midst of his high school career at Blessed Martin High School in East Wheeling when history stepped in. more »»

Ohio River Algae Bloom Going Away

September 27, 2015 WHEELING —A blue-green algae bloom that has affected the Ohio River for weeks has dissipated greatly in the Wheeling area, but officials said the underlying source of the problem may never be known. more »»

‘Blood Moon’ Can Be Seen Tonight

September 27, 2015 WHEELING — Much of the world is in for a treat tonight when a lunar eclipse will temporarily color the moon red — a phenomenon known as a “blood moon.” Locally, the show will start at 10:11 p.m. more »»

With Boehner Leaving, Can House GOP Be Led?

September 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The gulf between tea party conservatives and establishment Republicans has grown so wide that it just swallowed up the speaker of the House and may threaten the entire Republican... more »»

Road Work Begins This Week Throughout Northern Panhandle

September 27, 2015 WHEELING — The West Virginia Division of Highways has several projects getting underway in the Northern Panhandle this week that could affect commutes. -- Between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. more »»

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