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Unfair Trade Practices act changes passed

January 30, 2016 MARTINSBURG — A bill that would modify West Virginia's Unfair Trade Practices Act was unanimously passed Wednesday by the state Senate's Government Organization Committee. more »»

Rotary Club announces changes

January 30, 2016 Mayor Harold Miller addressed members of the Rotary Club of Weirton Wednesday, bringing them up to date on the activity of the municipal government since he took office in July. more »»

Morrisey’s staff to hold local hours

January 30, 2016 CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced that a consumer representative from the Attorney General's office will conduct mobile office hours in the Northern Panhandle during... more »»

Fallen firefighter memorial planned in Wheeling

January 30, 2016 WHEELING — Funding is now in place for a statue at Heritage Port to honor fallen Wheeling firefighters. Wheeling Hospital is covering half the cost of the statue, which is to be installed by spring. more »»

Former West Virginia penitentiary plans for new year of scares

January 30, 2016 MOUNDSVILLE — Marshall County Tourism staff are working with the West Virginia Penitentiary to create a new experience for visitors to the historic attraction. more »»

ODOT OKs bridge money

January 29, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Department of Transportation put together the final piece of the funding puzzle for building an Ohio River bridge between Wellsburg and Brilliant Thursday with approval of $3... more »»

Route 2 re-routing comments due by Saturday

January 29, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County officials want state Route 2 to be less of a bottleneck and more of a funnel for economic developmen. more »»

House discusses concealed carry changes

January 29, 2016 MARTINSBURG — A public hearing for House Bill 4145, which would allow eligible citizens 21 years or older to carry a handgun or deadly weapon for self-defense purposes without a permit, was held... more »»

State Senate votes today on Pre-K

January 29, 2016 WHEELING — Pre-kindergarten students might not have to go to school on Fridays next year if the West Virginia Legislature votes to amend a law requiring all counties offer five-day preschool classe. more »»

Wheeling Jesuit’s Challenger center keeps space hope alive

January 29, 2016 WHEELING — Thirty years have passed since a tragic space shuttle disaster made its mark on history, but Wheeling Jesuit University is working to keep a love for space exploration alive in the minds... more »»

Mingo plant could become county’s

January 29, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday discussed the possible purchase of the Mingo Junction water plant and heard from a group of Wallace Heights residents pushing for annexation... more »»

USW holds rally for fair deal

January 28, 2016 WEIRTON —More than 150 active and retired Steelworkers rallied under cloudy, chilly skies at the Steelworkers Memorial Park Wednesday afternoon to hear a 45-minute update on contract negotiations... more »»

Route 30 sewer design completed

January 28, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Public Service District is one step closer to realizing its intention to extend sanitary sewer service to customers along U.S. Route 30. more »»

W.Va. House OKs repeal of prevailing wage regs

January 28, 2016 CHARLESTON — With frustrated union workers looking on, the Republican-led House of Delegates on Wednesday approved a bill to eliminate West Virginia’s prevailing wage for public construction projects. more »»

Timmons takes gavel as BHJ receives bridge update

January 28, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission, on Wednesday, received updates on a proposed new Ohio River bridge between Briliant and an area south of Wellsburg and... more »»

Fluharty says drug tests should be given to legislators

January 28, 2016 WHEELING — Delegate Shawn Fluharty says West Virginia lawmakers who want to drug test welfare recipients should be willing to hold themselves to the same standard. more »»

Mixed stats in latest hospital rankings

January 28, 2016 WHEELING — A new report from the West Virginia Hospital Association shows mixed results for Northern Panhandle hospitals in terms of value, readmissions reduction and hospital-acquired condition... more »»

Manchin’s weekly classroom Skype visits Oak Glen students

January 28, 2016 NEW MANCHESTER — Sounding by turns like a politician, a parent, a teacher and a job recruiter, U.S. Sen. more »»

Murray demands tax break for coal during free fall

January 28, 2016 CHARLESTON — The chief executive of one of the nation’s largest coal producers, Murray Energy, made an emotional call Wednesday for steep cuts in state mining taxes to support an industry in free... more »»

WLU’s Greiner says future is partnerships

January 28, 2016 WHEELING —Re-evaluating costs while keeping college affordable for students is one of the biggest challenges facing West Liberty University, according to its new president, Stephen Greiner. more »»

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