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Heads Up app launches today

July 23, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County residents soon will be able to get a “heads up” about everything from road closings to boil alerts to power outages directly on their smartphones. more »»

The takedown

July 23, 2014 A Six Recycling worker pulls on a wooden board Tuesday while a backhoe knocks down another brick wall of a long-vacant house in New Cumberland. more »»

Brooke County adds building hearings

July 23, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission learned Tuesday of a change in the county’s handling of dilapidated structures and of an event planned by the Brooke County Museum and Cultural Center to... more »»

Common Core fighter to speak to WLU econ club

July 23, 2014 WHEELING — As education reform continues to be a hot topic with America’s youth lagging behind their global peers, the West Liberty University Economics Club will welcome a nationally published... more »»

Hancock County Chrysler dealership opening Monday

July 23, 2014 NEWELL — People are so happy that another car dealership is opening in Newell, they’ve been giving Rob Cellini hugs. more »»

Mylan moving overseas in tax play

July 23, 2014 WHEELING — One of West Virginia’s greatest business success stories, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, is joining the parade of drug companies and medical device makers that are moving their corporate... more »»

AK Steel new owner at Follansbee

July 22, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Brooke County officials are watching developments with two local steel mills, with one expected to gain a new owner and another at risk of being downsized. more »»

Court delivers blow to Obamacare subsidies

July 22, 2014 APPhoto: HealthOverhaulSubsidies.jpg a0737 ----- r w bx BC-US--Health Overhaul-Subsidies,3rd Ld-Writethru (AP 7-22-2014 11:41 EDT) Obama admin. more »»

Extension reading program hosts 48 at Weir Middle

July 22, 2014 WEIRTON — Despite it being summer, the halls of Weir Middle School have been filled with the sounds of children in recent weeks. more »»

Chester deals with ‘forgotten street’

July 22, 2014 CHESTER — Bonnie Merriman calls Montana Avenue the street the city forgot. The worst part about that is: Montana Avenue is where she has called home for 26 years. more »»

Wellsburg continues plan work

July 22, 2014 WELLSBURG — Reducing flood insurance costs, improving transportation to the city and drawing new businesses, residents and visitors are all goals set for Wellsburg officials in the comprehensive pla... more »»

Chester grows Web presence

July 22, 2014 CHESTER — Chester City Council took a small step Monday toward putting the city’s best foot forward on the Internet. more »»

Ormet’s new owner gains approval; USW future still in doubt

July 22, 2014 HANNIBAL — Ohio Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire, hopes officials with Niagara Worldwide will do their best to rekindle the cold Ormet aluminum smelter, now that the company’s $25. more »»

State health officials investigate Valley Pain Clinic

July 22, 2014 McMECHEN — A local pain management clinic is being investigated by the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health for allegedly reusing needles and vials of pain medications on multiple patients. more »»

Enjoying summer

July 22, 2014 Friends, from left, Madison Adams, 8, of Newell, Hannah Bryant, 8, and Gabe Corbin, 10, both of Point Pleasant, W.Va. more »»

Time to relax

July 21, 2014 Aside from the practice drills and firing lines, members of the 27th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Company G, 7th Battalion Confederate Civil War re-enactment group enjoyed a game of croquet during... more »»

Ready ... fire!

July 21, 2014 At the command to fire, members of the 27th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Company G, 7th Battalion Confederate Civil War re-enactment group let forth a loud, smokey volley during their living history... more »»

Area convenience store scene of armed robbery

July 21, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — The Brooke County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an armed robbery at about 10 p.m. Saturday at Uncle Pep’s convenience store on Rockdale Road. more »»

Kids bone up on dinosaur knowledge

July 21, 2014 WHEELING — Nine-year-old Dezirae Ware of Wheeling was wide-eyed while taking a close-up look at a real tyrannosaurus rex tooth. more »»

No fear of heights

July 21, 2014 Neal McCoy sings as he is perched high above the Jamboree in the Hills stage in Morristown. more »»

Rib cook says his joy comes when he serves

July 21, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. — As a rib cook, Bill Ball travels across the country doing something that he loves — making people happy. more »»


Rotary Club of Weirton July 23, 2014

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

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