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Deputies Called To Guard Road

September 26, 2015 SHADYSIDE— Mead Township trustees believe subcontractors working for the oil and natural gas industry moved “Road Closed” signs before traveling on Warren Hill Road while repairs were taking place... more »»

Mays’ Offender Status Reduced

September 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE (AP) — A judge on Friday reduced the sex offender status of a former high school football player found delinquent in the rape of a 16-year-old girl. more »»

Man Arrested In Plot to Overthrow W.Va. Government

September 26, 2015 MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. — A man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly making plans to overthrow the government of West Virginia. more »»

House Speaker Boehner Quitting

September 26, 2015 WASHINGTON — Plunging Congress into deeper turmoil, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly announced his resignation Friday, shutting down a tea party drive to depose the nation’s highest-ranking... more »»

Pope Visits Leaders, Followers

September 26, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Sweeping through the landmarks of America’s biggest city, Pope Francis on Friday offered comfort to 9/11 victims’ families at ground zero, warnings to world leaders at the United... more »»

Pope Makes Appeals In Speech to Congress

September 25, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Holy See extended far beyond Rome and the Vatican Thursday as Pope Francis took a history-making approach to tackling tough political issues during his time in the United States,... more »»

Students Watch Pope’s Speech

September 25, 2015 WHEELING — Central Catholic High School and Wheeling Jesuit University students who listened to Pope Francis’ speech to Congress on Thursday were excited and impressed with the pontiff’s approach an... more »»

Methane Hearing Set

September 25, 2015 WHEELING — Corky Demarco said the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to curb methane air pollution from the oil and natural gas industry by 45 percent is nothing more than a political favor to... more »»

Busack Will Pay Victims Even While in Prison

September 25, 2015 WHEELING — A Wheeling businessman will continue to pay back the remaining unpaid victims he bilked out of thousands of dollars even as he serves time in federal prison. Senior status U.S. more »»

Senate Moves To Avoid Battle

September 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican moved swiftly to avoid a government shutdown in six days, pushing legislation that would keep agencies operating without a contentious fight over money... more »»

Wheeling Native Among Group of ‘Tailgating Nuns’

September 25, 2015 WHEELING — Sister Joanne Gonter, VHM, formerly of Wheeling, and her companions have been dubbed “tailgating nuns” after being spotted dining alfresco while waiting for Pope Francis’ outdoor Mass in... more »»

Busack Must Pay Back Thousands While in Prison

September 24, 2015 WHEELING — A Wheeling businessman will continue to pay back the remaining unpaid victims he bilked out of thousands of dollars even as he serves time in federal prison. Senior status U.S. more »»

Pontiff: Be Humane, Just Toward All Who Come to U.S.

September 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — Standing before Congress, Pope Francis issued a ringing call to action on behalf of immigrants today, urging lawmakers to embrace “the stranger in our midst” as he became the first... more »»

Fugitive Nabbed In Wheeling

September 24, 2015 WHEELING — Buck Allen Ward escaped the clutches of Belmont County deputies Tuesday, but his luck ran out Wednesday on 29th St. in Wheeling when Cpl. more »»

Fire Causes AEP Outage

September 24, 2015 WARWOOD — An equipment fire at an American Electric Power substation left 1,700 people without power late Wednesday. According to AEP spokeswoman Carmen Prati-Miller, the outage began at 8:15 p.m. more »»

Stream’s Neighbors Happy To See Dredging Work Under Way

September 24, 2015 WHEELING — Seeing backhoes and “Road Closed” signs in one’s neighborhood would be cause for consternation to many, but to Woodsdale residents in the vicinity of Elm Run, those things are a sight for... more »»

Pope Francis’ Visit To D.C. Stirs Excitement

September 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — Cheered by jubilant crowds across the nation’s capital, Pope Francis forged common cause Wednesday with President Barack Obama on climate change, immigration and inequality, as the... more »»

Bishops Told To Be Good Shepherds

September 24, 2015 WHEELING — When Pope Francis met with Catholic bishops from across the country Wednesday in Washington, D.C., the message was simple and direct: “Be good shepherds.” The Most Rev. Michael J. more »»

VW Find Not The First For WVU

September 24, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — A West Virginia University research unit that helped expose Volkswagen AG’s smog-test scandal had been involved in another emissions test two decades ago involving polluting truck... more »»

Pope at the White House: Climate Action Can’t Wait

September 23, 2015 By NANCY BENAC and NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press WASHINGTON — Jumping into the issues of the day, Pope Francis opened his visit to the United States with a strong call today for action to combat... more »»

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