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Renewal for Progress campaign kicked off

February 6, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —Several elected and appointed Steubenville officials joined private citizens Thursday afternoon to organize a Renewal for Progress campaign to urge city voters to approve the . more »»

Former AIR building a concern

February 5, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The City of New Cumberland is pressing its case against the owner of the old AIR building, which has been sitting in a state of partial demolition for almost a year. more »»

Right-to-work clears Legislature

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — Dealing blows to organized labor, West Virginia’s Republican-led Legislature cleared proposals Thursday to repeal the state’s prevailing wage for public construction jobs and make the... more »»

Weirton man pleads guilty to porn charge

February 5, 2016 WHEELING — A Northern Panhandle man admitted in federal court this week to possessing child pornography, while another admitted to a weapons charge. more »»

Substance abuse called ‘huge’ problem

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — In the midst of a divisive legislative session, an issue that touches representatives on both sides of the aisle continues to be a major concern. more »»

Officials stress value of college

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — With less than 55 percent of West Virginia high school graduates heading to college, the state’s Higher Education Policy Commission is looking to do something about it. more »»

Honoring veterans

February 5, 2016 St. Paul School held a luncheon Wednesday, honoring local veterans as part of their celebration of Catholic School’s Week. more »»

Company involved in chemical spill receives symbolic fine

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — A bankrupt chemical company responsible for a spill that contaminated a West Virginia river and fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 residents was fined $900,000 on pollution... more »»

Wheeling Jesuit hosts LGBT panel

February 5, 2016 WHEELING — Wheeling Jesuit University’s Appalachian Institute hosted a panel discussion concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in West Virginia at the university’s recital hall... more »»

Marietta officer allowed to keep dog

February 5, 2016 MARIETTA — The saga of K-9 officer Ajax came to a happy ending Thursday as his handler, recently retired Marietta Police Officer Matt Hickey, officially became owner of the German shepherd that has... more »»

State has packed ballot in 2016 vote

February 4, 2016 CHARLESTON — The ballot is almost set for a pivotal election in West Virginia. more »»

Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse

February 4, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — A Follansbee man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse and was sentenced to one to five years in prison. Logan . more »»


February 4, 2016 Catherine Ferrari, president and CEO of Hancock County Savings Bank, presented the first of three checks over three years from the bank to the Greater Weirton Senior Center. more »»

Bill would allow rideshare firms in state

February 4, 2016 MARTINSBURG — After facing issues last year, a new version of a bill has been introduced to the House that would allow transportation networking companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in West... more »»

Weirton could see insurance changes

February 4, 2016 WEIRTON — Some changes could be coming for the City of Weirton’s property and liability insurance, which could provide some savings. more »»

Chef ready for statewide event

February 4, 2016 NEWELL — Growing up in Wellsville, Robert Osborn always thought he was going to become a pharmacist. “I cooked at home with my mom, but I never thought of it as a career,” he said. more »»

Mavromatis named to Steubenville manager post

February 4, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Jim Mavromatis said Wednesday he was “ready to go to work today. more »»

West Virginia state school board member Linger resigns

February 4, 2016 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Board of Education member Wade Linger has resigned, citing frustration over what he called the state Legislature’s long-term meddling with the board’s work. more »»

Boil order in Weirton

February 4, 2016 WEIRTON — A boil order has been issued for all residents and businesses on Grimm Way in Weirton following repair to a water line, which was completed at 8 p.m. Wednesday. more »»

School board calls special meeting

February 4, 2016 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to consider staff reductions and transfers for the next school yea. more »»

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