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Area man gets 21 years on drug charges

April 10, 2014 WHEELING —Michael T. McGee, 43, of Steubenville was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp Jr. more »»

High school evacuated after threat

April 10, 2014 WELLSBURG — Students and staff were evacuated from Brooke High School on Wednesday and the students dismissed at about 12:30 p.m. more »»

Commissioners talk courthouse expansion

April 10, 2014 WELLSBURG — The proposed expansion of the Brooke County Courthouse and efforts to address dilapidated structures were among issues discussed at Tuesday’s Brooke County Commission meeting. more »»

Harlem Ambassadors coming to town

April 10, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Hoops and hijinks are coming to Steubenville on Wednesday when local challengers, the Steel Valley Tankers, take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family... more »»

Spring Tea held in Burgettstown

April 10, 2014 BURGETTSTOWN — Every life is a story and each day is a page of that story, area author Karen Majoris-Garrison told more than 50 residents attending the Burgettstown Community Library’s annual Spring... more »»

Gas workers at risk of silica exposure

April 10, 2014 WHEELING — Breathing only a tiny amount of silica dust per day — enough, roughly, to cover Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s nose on a dime — can put a worker at risk for myriad health problems, according... more »»

EMA Director: State needs better facts on natural gas infrastructure

April 10, 2014 WHEELING — As the natural gas industry continues to transform the area, West Virginia still doesn’t know enough about who is responsible for all the state’s wells and the growing maze of pipelines... more »»

W.Va. city to take up new state firearms law

April 10, 2014 MARTINSBURG (AP) — Martinsburg officials are grappling with a new state law that prohibits municipalities from enacting ordinances regulating firearms that are greater than those of the state or... more »»

Bethany employee sentenced in $1.4M theft

April 9, 2014 WELLSBURG — Shelly Lough stole nearly $1. more »»

Homicide, threat cases continued

April 9, 2014 WELLSBURG — Cases involving the shooting death of Jason Lee Pratz and alleged threats by a Wellsburg man were the focus of two status hearings Tuesday in 1st Judicial Circuit Court in Brooke Count. more »»

Youth Leadership lists '14 graduates

April 9, 2014 WEIRTON — Thirty young residents completed their journey to becoming potential future leaders of the community Tuesday. more »»

Wellsburg revisits sidewalk ordinance

April 9, 2014 WELLSBURG — Over the last five months Wellsburg Council has talked about an ordinance requiring residents to keep their sidewalks clear, but it finally cleared its first hurdle Tuesda. more »»

Man shares story of surviving blast

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — There’s no sense trying to talk him out of it, Brad Livingston thought as he and his co-worker approached the drip tanks at the western Oklahoma oil well site where they were welding on a... more »»

Pa. law more strict on spill containment

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — When it comes to containing spills at natural gas drilling operations, Pennsylvania requires much more of companies operating within its borders than its neighbors in West Virginia and... more »»

Security measures for race addressed

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — Law enforcement will be out in full force May 23-24 to ensure the 38th-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and related events are completed safely, but security will not be as... more »»

Health department joining chemical spill suit

April 9, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department plans to join the city of Charleston in suing over a chemical spill that contaminated 300,000 West Virginians’ water supply. more »»

Murder trial date continued

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — First Judicial Circuit Judge James Mazzone on Tuesday vacated the April 29 murder trial date of Craig Tyler Peacock at the request of Defense Attorney Robert McCoi. more »»

W.Va. receives a 'C' on spending, transparency

April 9, 2014 CHARLESTON(AP) — West Virginia rates a “C’’ when it comes to transparency and government spending. The rating is from the U.S. more »»

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