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W.Va. Senate President: GOP Has To Keep Appeal to Remain in Power

May 22, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia Senate President William Cole said the new GOP majority must continue giving everyone a seat at the policymaking table if it is to retain control of the Legislature in a... more »»

Teenager Hurt in Steubenville Shooting

May 22, 2015 By MARK LAW For the News-Register STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Police Department is continuing its investigation into the shooting Thursday afternoon of a 16-year-old female in the 1300 block of... more »»

Ogden Half Marathon Classic Race Bibs to Honor Those Affected by Cancer

May 22, 2015 WHEELING — Kathy Blass sees a strong parallel between those who will run through Wheeling this weekend as part of the 39th Annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and those women who have... more »»

Another Hopeful For Wheeling City Council

May 22, 2015 WHEELING — Yet another newcomer to city politics has thrown his name in the mix for Wheeling’s municipal election, as Frank Calabrese has announced plans to run for city council in 2016. more »»

Public Support Continues for Beallsville High School

May 21, 2015 WOODSFIELD — Parents of Beallsville High School students continued to protest the closure of the school at the Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education meeting Wednesday evenin. more »»

Rework Of Bonds To Save Wheeling $1.6 Million

May 21, 2015 WHEELING — City officials may be able to save taxpayers about $1.6 million over the next 20 years by refinancing a portion of Wheeling’s outstanding bond debt, City Manager Robert Herron said. more »»

Cheaper Oil May Be Harming U.S. Economy

May 21, 2015 WASHINGTON — If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn’t worked out that way. more »»

Ethane Wasted Without 'Cracker' to Process It

May 21, 2015 SHADYSIDE — With potential local profits flowing to either the Gulf Coast or Canada, the head of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association hopes at least one cracker plant opens in the Marcellus and Utica... more »»

Bin Laden Documents Paint a Final Portrait

May 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Documents swept up in the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound portray a leader cut off from his underlings, disappointed by their failures, beset by their complaints and regretting... more »»

West Virginia Seeks More Highway Money

May 21, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — Tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike should be raised to finance up to $1 billion in bonds for statewide highway construction and maintenance, a state commission said in a report... more »»

Bomb Call on Marshall County School Bus Turns Out To Be Cartridge

May 20, 2015 By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer WHEELING — Wheeling police are investigating whether apparent CO2 cartridges were stolen from a middle school after one was found on a school bus this mornin. more »»

Barnesville Mother Charged With Raping Her Toddler

May 20, 2015 BARNESVILLE — A Barnesville woman is being held in jail on $30,000 bond after being charged with first-degree rape of her 1-year-old daughter. Peggy Sue Hortsman, 27, 301 N. Broadway St. more »»

Costlier WesBanco Arena Work to Proceed

May 20, 2015 WHEELING — A major renovation project at WesBanco Arena will move forward despite bids coming in higher than anticipated, city officials said Tuesday — albeit with a smaller contingency fund and... more »»

Manchin, Other Senators Call For New Oil Exports

May 20, 2015 WHEELING — Before U.S. shale drilling grinds to a halt amid lower oil and natural gas prices, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. more »»

East Liverpool Mayoral Candidate Seeks Meeting With EPA

May 20, 2015 EAST LIVERPOOL — A former East Liverpool City Council member who is seeking the mayoral seat is seeking answers from the U.S. more »»

W.Va. Rural Roads, Bridges Among Worst

May 20, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia received poor marks in a new report that examined traffic fatalities and road and bridge conditions in rural areas. more »»

Nine Ironmen Ready For 39th Ogden Half Marathon Classic Run

May 20, 2015 WHEELING — They are part of a club that gets more exclusive with almost every passing year — one whose members don’t need to be asked where they’ll be the Saturday before Memorial Day. more »»

Cancer Charity Is Huge Fraud

May 20, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, pay for... more »»

Benwood’s Catholic Students Will Remain in Moundsville

May 19, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — The grade school displaced by a massive church fire in Benwood will permanently move to Moundsville and be given a new name — All Saints Catholic School. SS. more »»

Number of Drilling Rigs on the Decline

May 19, 2015 WHEELING — Corky DeMarco and Shawn Bennett hope oil and natural gas prices will increase so companies will ramp up their Marcellus and Utica shale drilling operations once again. more »»

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