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Airstrikes Hurt, Not Halt Islamic State Operations

November 21, 2015 BEIRUT (AP) — The United States and Russia are going after the Islamic State group’s oil industry, destroying refineries and hundreds of tanker trucks transporting oil from eastern Syria in a heavy... more »»

Wetzel County Board of Education Vice President Bob Patterson Resigns

November 21, 2015 NEW MARTINSVILLE — Wetzel County Board of Education Vice President Bob Patterson resigned Friday, telling district officials he believes he can no longer be an effective member of the board. more »»

Vigil Held for Martins Ferry Murder Victim

November 20, 2015 MARTINS FERRY – A message of love, prayer and peace rang through Martins Ferry late Thursday as more than 100 family members, friends and neighbors gathered to honor the life of Gregg Thompson, the... more »»

Town Hall To Talk Taxes Held

November 20, 2015 WHEELING —Those buying a pair of shoes at The Highlands pay a higher rate of tax to the state of West Virginia than do the Marcellus and Utica shale drillers sucking oil and natural gas from beneath... more »»

Ryan Weld Announces Senate Bid

November 20, 2015 West Virginia Delegate Ryan Weld, R-Brooke, announced Thursday he is running for the state Senate seat representing much of the Northern Panhandle. Weld hopes to unseat incumbent Sen. more »»

Bellaire Councilman Jim Piatt Returns To Village Council Post

November 20, 2015 BELLAIRE — Jim Piatt will once again be a councilman in Bellaire after council members tapped him Thursday night to fill a vacant seat on council. more »»

House Votes to Curb Syrian Refugees; Obama Will Veto

November 20, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stinging rebuke to President Barack Obama by Republicans and Democrats, the House ignored a veto threat Thursday and overwhelmingly approved GOP legislation erecting fresh... more »»

Islamic State Group Making Chemical Weapons

November 20, 2015 BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group is aggressively pursuing development of chemical weapons, setting up a branch dedicated to research and experiments with the help of scientists from Iraq, Syri... more »»

Refugees Put Through Rigorous Screening

November 20, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — Over and over, Nedal Al-Hayk and his wife traveled up to three hours by bus from their temporary home in Jordan to an office where U.S. more »»

Holiday Traffic Could Cause Headaches in Wheeling

November 19, 2015 WHEELING — Planning ahead and arriving early in downtown Wheeling is the best advice Wheeling Deputy Police Chief Martin Kimball can give to anyone planning to attend the Perkins Restaurant and... more »»

French Keep Applying Pressure

November 19, 2015 SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — The hunt for the mastermind of last week’s attacks took a bloody turn Wednesday to a Paris suburb where a fierce gunbattle with police left at least two people dead and... more »»

Wheeling Man Kevin O'Brien Acquitted of Attempted Murder

November 19, 2015 WHEELING—An Ohio County jury decided Wednesday that a Wheeling man did not try to kill his live-in girlfrien. more »»

Juveniles Charged in Bellaire Playground Arson Case

November 19, 2015 BELLAIRE — Three juveniles are charged with felony arson following an investigation of a fire at Bellaire’s 41st Street playground last week that officials estimate could cost the village $90,000. more »»

Police Probe Murder

November 19, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — The Martins Ferry Police Department is leading the investigation into the shooting death of a man that happened Wednesday night at the Jaycee Manor Apartment complex in Martins Ferr. more »»

Donald Trump Will Stump In Ohio

November 19, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is slated to make a campaign stop in swing state Ohio next wee. more »»

EPA's Clean Power Plan Hits Home

November 19, 2015 WHEELING—As the U.S. more »»

W.Va. Delegate Ryan Weld Enters Race for Senate Seat

November 19, 2015 West Virginia House of Delegates member Ryan Weld, R-Brooke, announced today he is running for the state Senate seat representing much of the Northern Panhandle. Weld hopes to unseat incumbent Sen. more »»

Fines, No Jail Time, in Wheeling Municipal Court

November 18, 2015 WHEELING — Municipal judges in Wheeling no longer will be able to sentence offenders to jail time, but only impose fines and court costs. more »»

McMechen Pain Clinic Complaint Dismissed by State

November 18, 2015 McMECHEN — The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine has dismissed a 2014 complaint against Dr. more »»

Vladimir Putin Vows To Hunt, Punish Plane Bombers

November 18, 2015 MOSCOW (AP) — A somber President Vladimir Putin vowed to hunt down and punish those responsible for a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger jet last month, “wherever they are hiding. more »»

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