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Don’t keep our vets waiting

April 13, 2015 One might have thought a scandal last year about Veterans Affairs hospitals would have put at least some fear into the minds of VA bureaucrats. more »»

The devil is no defense

April 12, 2015 "The devil made me do it" was a popular line by comedian Flip Wilson in the 1970s, but it fails miserably as a defense in a terrorist's trial. more »»

Be extra safe around cycles

April 11, 2015 The weather has finally warmed up and motorcycle owners are getting their bikes back on the road. Unfortunately, the area has already experienced its first motorcycle fatality of the season. more »»

Honor, remember Death March veterans

April 10, 2015 Seventy-three years ago, following the months-long Battle of Bataan during World War II, tens of thousands of American and Filipino prisoners of war were forced to march approximately 65 miles from... more »»

Congratulations young leaders

April 9, 2015 On Tuesday, 30 local teens took the next step into potentially becoming future leaders of our area with the graduation of the latest class of Youth Leadership Weirto. more »»

Contest provides ‘hands-on’ learning

April 8, 2015 Recently, several area sixth-graders honed their public speaking skills, with the best orator title on the line. We applaud the Brooke County school district, as well as St. Joseph and St. more »»

Impact of war on coal felt

April 7, 2015 American Electric Power’s announcement it is closing six power plants, including the Kammer facility near Moundsville, was not unexpected. more »»

Let’s play ball!

April 6, 2015 Opening Day. When you look at it from a clinical point of view, it's just the first of 162 Major League Baseball contests that will be played between now and the end of Septembe. more »»

Remember the Resurrection

April 5, 2015 Some 2,000 years ago, an itinerant preacher in the Middle East was crucified for, as his executioners put it, claiming to be a king. There was no immediate worldwide news coverage of the even. more »»

Let your voices be heard, vote

April 4, 2015 Participation in an election is a privilege and responsibility of all citizens in every community across our natio. more »»

Action needed following hoax

April 3, 2015 There are many lessons to be learned from an incident in North Carolina earlier this week involving members of the Oak Glen High School baseball tea. more »»

We all need to pitch in

April 2, 2015 There has been a dust-up, pun intended, about the amount of cinders covering the new sidewalks along Pennsylvania Avenue in Weirton. more »»

Consider security at state hospital

April 1, 2015 West Virginia lacks a mental health evaluation and treatment facility secure enough to ensure people accused of violent crimes cannot walk away. more »»

Get ready for road construction

March 31, 2015 Orange barrels are starting to pop up around the area as the summer road construction season begins. more »»

Prevent hunger in our schools

March 30, 2015 Another outpouring of concern and caring ways has appeared in the Ohio Valley, and we're very impressed and thankful. more »»

Fast track is needed

March 29, 2015 Trade Promotion Authority, better known as "fast-track" for trade agreements, has been a part of the American landscape since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. more »»

Science event a breakthrough

March 28, 2015 In recent years, more emphasis has been put on the sciences and mathematics in our schools as our technology becomes more advanced and the fields begin to have more importance in our daily lives. more »»

Recognizing those who protect us

March 27, 2015 Our local law enforcement officials are tasked with ensuring the safety of residents in every community and on every road. more »»

Chamber honors businesses

March 26, 2015 Officials with the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce acknowledge they would be nowhere without the support of its membership. more »»

Cruz taking control of message

March 25, 2015 Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is a human third-rail in American politics, a man whose presence can create a shock value all its own. more »»

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