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Easter Arrives In The Ohio Valley

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — It may be Easter Sunday but it was more like the parable of the loaves and fishes on Saturday. more »»

Mayor Wants Pension Solution

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — A serious discussion by state legislators on the “sorry” state of municipal police and fire pension plans throughout West Virginia is long overdue, Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie said. more »»

Company Blamed In School Lawsuit

April 20, 2014 CAMERON — Despite the recent discovery that the Marshall County Board of Education believes Project and Construction Services Inc. more »»

Wheeling Was Home To Army Hospital

April 20, 2014 Editor’s Note: This article is part of an occasional series on the Civil War sesquicentennial provided by members of the Wheeling Civil War 150 Committee. more »»

WLU Coach Jim Crutchfield Named ‘Light of the Valley’

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — For the Wheeling YMCA, it was a slam dunk decision to name West Liberty University’s men’s basketball coach Jim Crutchfield as the eighth annual recipient of the Y’s “Light of the Valley”... more »»

Allegheny Brass Band to Offer Tribute to Veterans

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — In honor of Memorial Day and the sacrifice many area residents and their families have made defending our country, The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register and Bordas & Bordas of... more »»

Lake Area Leased for $15,000 Per Acre

April 19, 2014 PIEDMONT, Ohio — For a lease worth $15,000 per acre — an amount more than twice the previously known high payment for Marcellus and Utica shale exploration in the Upper Ohio Valley — Antero Resource... more »»

Police Chief Confident Arrests Are Imminent

April 19, 2014 WHEELING — Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger is confident investigations into three recent bank robberies will result in arrests, and he thinks two of them may be connected. more »»

Smith Clarifies State’s Case

April 19, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County Prosecutor Scott Smith on Friday submitted his response to a writ of habeas corpus application filed Monday by Chief Public Defender Shayne Welling in the Charles Severance... more »»

Buckeye State Leading Nation in Jobs Gained

April 19, 2014 WASHINGTON— More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recover. more »»

Preacher: Head to Church to Celebrate 4/20

April 19, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover’s highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. more »»

Manchin Not Ruling Out Run for Governor

April 18, 2014 WHEELING — Frustrated by the ways of Washington and often at odds with leaders of his own party, Sen. more »»

Sheriff Cracks Down On Trucks

April 18, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Marshall County sheriff’s deputies have been on the lookout this week for large and oversized trucks failing to obey the rules of the road. more »»

Body Found in River

April 18, 2014 CHESTER — A woman’s body was found in the Ohio River Wednesday afternoon by men working at the East Liverpool dry docks near the Jennings Randolph Bridge, officials sai. more »»

Steubenville Schools Names New Interim Superintendent

April 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Melinda Young, director of programs for the Steubenville City School District, was named by the board of education to serve as interim superintendent effective July 1. more »»

Deal Will Calm Tension In Ukraine — For Now

April 18, 2014 GENEVA — In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military... more »»

Leaflets Call for Jews to Register

April 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Thursday condemned as “grotesque” the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face... more »»

Ohio Sees Record High for Heroin Overdose Deaths

April 18, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that’s been... more »»

Doctor Will Pay $1 Million for False Claims

April 17, 2014 WHEELING —Dr. Devender Batra and Belmont Cardiology Inc. of St. Clairsville will pay a $1 million penalty for violations involving fraudulent Medicare claims. U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

Some Consol Benefits Lost

April 17, 2014 BENWOOD — Effective Dec. 31, Murray Energy Corp. more »»

Drillers Resume Pipeline Activity

April 17, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Natural gas drillers who saw production levels drop after the April 5 Williams Energy 12-inch pipeline blast in Marshall County should be able to resume full production, according to... more »»

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Such a Bargain!

April 18, 2014 On the way to my car after a long week of work last Friday, I happened to walk past a couple, dressed to the nines, on their way to a reception, a wedding or perhaps a nice dinner out. more »

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