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Vendors benefit from shale boom

April 23, 2014 WHEELING — Eagle Manufacturing soon will hire about 25 additional employees as it prepares to roll out a new spill containment system for oil and gas drilling rig sites, according to its chief... more »»

Demonstration garden work gets under way

April 23, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The corner of North Chestnut and Jackson streets may be just one lot, but its transformation into a demonstration garden already has inspired hundreds of volunteer hours. more »»

Car break-ins in county being investigated

April 23, 2014 WEIRTON — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a series of vehicle break-ins north of Weirton early Tuesday morning. more »»

Former coach is sentenced to 10 days in jail

April 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Matthew Belardine, who was indicted by the special grand jury investigating aspects of the Steubenville rape case, was sentenced to 10 days in jail on Tuesday for allowing underage... more »»

Brooke County collects tires, electronics

April 23, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — The Brooke County Solid Waste Authority will team next week with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Rehabilitation Action Plan program to collect discarded... more »»

Dumps, structures garner attention in Brooke

April 23, 2014 WELLSBURG — The recurring problems of illegal dumping and dilapidated structures and efforts to curb them were discussed by the Brooke County Commission on Tuesda. more »»

Workshop dance

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Power disruption affects Tomlinson Run

April 23, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — A power disruption has occurred in the campground at Tomlinson Run State Park near New Manchester in Hancock County. more »»

Capitol facade renovation work to take months

April 23, 2014 WHEELING — Frank O’Brien has an ambitious goal for the Capitol Theatre: Return the historic downtown venue’s appearance to the way it looked on the night it first opened its doors in 1928. more »»

CDC based its ‘safe’ chemical level on two-week exposure

April 23, 2014 CHARLESTON — When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two... more »»

Local resident returns to Boston Marathon

April 22, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The streets of Boston rose up to meet Teresa “Terry” DeLong on Monday despite a terrorist attack that could have kept her from returning to the Boston Marathon. more »»

Campaign targeting smoking ban

April 22, 2014 CHESTER — Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign they hope will influence the county health board’s final decision. more »»

Area man sentenced for texting threats

April 22, 2014 WELLSBURG — A Wellsburg man has been sentenced to two years’ supervised probation for text messages in which he allegedly threatened to kill a man involved in the shooting death of his brother. more »»

Coach's plea expected to come today

April 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A former volunteer coach whose house was the scene of an underage drinking party before the 2012 rape of a girl by two high school football players plans to plead no contest to charge... more »»

Local food distribution slated for Thursday

April 22, 2014 WEIRTON — Two local organizations have joined forces to provide food for area residents in need. more »»

Nice day to skate

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Chester city employees to get raises

April 22, 2014 CHESTER — For the first time in four years, Chester city employees will get raises. more »»

West Liberty announces Black and Gold Plan

April 22, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — By launching its new Black and Gold Opportunity Plan, West Liberty University is aiming to make the path to higher education a little less overwhelming for traditionally underserved... more »»

Group looks to help stranded I-81 motorists

April 22, 2014 MARTINSBURG (AP) — Everyone thinks John . more »»


Rotary Club of Weirton April 23, 2014

The Rotary Club of Weirton meets each Wednesday at noon at Williams Country Club. more »

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March 27, 2014 Over the last several weeks I've been working to gather possible entries to represent The WDT in this year's Better Newspaper Contest from the West Virginia Press Association. more »

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