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GOP has an advantage in fight for U.S. House

March 31, 2014 WASHINGTON — Even if Democrats recruit great candidates, raise gobs of money and run smart campaigns, they face an uphill fight to retake control of the House in this year’s congressional elections,... more »»

West Virginia redistricting resulted in simple swap

March 31, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — Redistricting in West Virginia that followed the 2010 Census was an extensive process that ultimately resulted in one simple swap — moving Mason County from the 2nd to the 3rd... more »»

Brooke High School staging a pair

March 31, 2014 WELLSBURG – Producing two full-length plays in just two weeks may seem impossible for some, but not for the motivated students of Brooke High School. more »»

Homeless mats

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Devoted Hilltoppers fans keep pride alive

March 31, 2014 WHEELING — More than 100 fans of all ages lined National Road in Woodsdale on Sunday to welcome the West Liberty University Hilltoppers home after their disappointing loss to Central Missouri in the... more »»

Court rules jail agency not liable in suit

March 31, 2014 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court has dismissed the state Regional Jail Authority from a lawsuit that alleged a male correctional officer repeatedly raped a female inmate. more »»

Fire school draws hundreds

March 30, 2014 Hundreds of firefighters from many areas of the Tri-State Area and Maryland have turned out this weekend to gain knowledge and practice in various aspects of firefighting and rescue operations. more »»

Tomblin mum on minimum wage bill

March 30, 2014 WHEELING — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is keeping his thoughts close to the vest as he considers whether to sign a bill increasing West Virginia's minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $8.75 by 201. more »»

Vietnam veterans honored

March 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — While many veterans of the Vietnam War have spoken of receiving a lukewarm welcome when they returned from serving, local officials and residents tried hard to make up for that... more »»

Bank recognized for assisting residents

March 30, 2014 WEIRTON — The Do the Right Thing, a subcommittee of the Disability Support Group of the Brooke Hancock Family Resource Network, recognized Hancock County Savings Bank Tuesday for their efforts and... more »»

W.Va. teen recognized for suicide prevention

March 30, 2014 MARTINSBURG (AP) — It’s said lightning never strikes twice, but for Hedgesville teen Carrie Shade, her second Shorty Awards nomination for her anti-suicide awareness efforts is just as unexpected an... more »»

Pleasants County farm opens maple syrup taps

March 30, 2014 FRIENDLY (AP) — Fresh maple syrup doesn’t have to come from a faraway state or country. Just ask the folks at Cedar Run Farms in Pleasants County. more »»

Johnsonville brings Italian recipes to cooking schools

March 30, 2014 WEIRTON — Area residents are running out of time to get their tickets for Tuesday’s presentation of the Taste of Home Cooking School. more »»

Summit Gallery to celebrate first anniversary

March 29, 2014 WEIRTON — To mark the Summit Art Gallery's first anniversary, the Hancock County Arts Council will hold a special one-year/new artists' reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at 3393 Main S. more »»

Five to be inducted to Brooke Wall of Excellence

March 29, 2014 WELLSBURG — Five Brooke High School alumni will be the first to be inducted to the school's Wall of Excellence, an honor established to recognize Brooke graduates who have distinguished themselves... more »»

Easter Bunny set to arrive at Fort Steuben Mall

March 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Fort Steuben Mall will welcome the Easter Bunny into his garden at 2 p.m. on April 5. more »»

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