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N.Y. Fast Food Employees to Get $15

July 23, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers in New York state would see a super-sized raise under a plan to phase in a $15 minimum wage — the first time a state has singled out a particular industry for such... more »»

Lots Of Gas May Stay In Ground

July 23, 2015 WHEELING —The Utica Shale formation may hold 782 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, but officials said that does not necessarily mean it will make economic sense to extract such an amount when the... more »»

House Passes Coal Ash Bill; Veto Promised

July 23, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-led House on Wednesday approved a bill granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity. more »»

Armed Citizens Guard Recruitment Centers

July 23, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gun-bearing citizens are showing up at military recruiting centers around the country, saying they plan to protect recruiters following last week’s killing of four Marines and ... more »»

Paden City Murder Goes To Grand Jury

July 23, 2015 PADEN CITY —The case against a woman charged with fatally shooting a man on her porch last month will go before a Wetzel County grand jury in September. Jessica Dawn Quinn, 36, of 114 S. Third St. more »»

Paden City Woman To Face Grand Jury

July 22, 2015 PADEN CITY —The case against a woman charged with fatally shooting a man on her porch last month will go before a Wetzel County grand jury in September. Jessica Dawn Quinn, 36, of 114 S. Third St. more »»

Mitsubishi Officials Visit POW Museum

July 22, 2015 WELLSBURG — After more than 70 years, Ed Jackfert still recalls the stench of ammonia stinging his nostrils as he labored at a Japanese prison camp during World War II — and with it, the bitter sham... more »»

Bridgeport Coach Charged in JITH Incident

July 22, 2015 BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport High School teacher who also serves as the school’s head football coach was arrested after he allegedly provided alcohol to an underage person at Jamboree In The Hills. more »»

Health Board, Council Discuss Smoking Ban

July 22, 2015 WHEELING — Smoking inside Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino Racetrack and limited video lottery parlors could be snuffed out if the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health decides to expand its Clean Indoor... more »»

Kasich Makes Move For ’16

July 22, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Saying “big ideas change the world,” Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination Tuesday. more »»

Fly Ash Bill to Get Vote Today

July 22, 2015 WHEELING — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined fly ash won’t be regulated as a “hazardous material” — at least for now — and Rep. David B. more »»

Ohio Gov. Kasich to Run for President

July 21, 2015 COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s John Kasich, a blunt governor who embraces conservative ideals but disdains the political sport of bashing Hillary Rodham Clinton, has become the 16th notable Republican to... more »»

City Manager Requests 3-Percent Raises for All

July 21, 2015 WHEELING — City Manager Robert Herron on Tuesday proposed 3-percent pay raises for all employees as part of his recommendations for Wheeling’s cash carryover from the fiscal year that ended June 30. more »»

Capitol, Arena Operate at Loss

July 21, 2015 WHEELING —The recently concluded fiscal year saw WesBanco Arena and the Capitol Theatre come about $100,000 closer to breaking even than during the previous year, but officials still used about... more »»

Jurors Visit Murder Scene

July 21, 2015 WELLSBURG — The first day in the trial for the Burgettstown, Pa. more »»

U.S. And Cuba Start New Era

July 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cuban national flag fluttered in the Washington sun Monday as the U.S. more »»

Ohio Adapts to Gay Marriage Decision

July 21, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Same-sex couples in Ohio can now hold their weddings in the Statehouse, file their state taxes jointly and list their spouses on death certificates following the U.S. more »»

Families Face Tough Decisions As the Cost of Elder Care Soars

July 21, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. more »»

Baby, It’s Warm Outside

July 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth dialed the heat up in June, smashing warm temperature records for both the month and the first half of the year. more »»

Doctors Say Teen’s HIV in Check for 12 Years Without Drugs

July 21, 2015 PARIS?(AP) — An 18-year-old French teen born with the AIDS virus has had her infection under control and nearly undetectable despite stopping treatment 12 years ago — an unprecedented remission,... more »»

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