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Wheeling, West Virginia is located in Ohio County. Zip codes in Wheeling, WV include 26003. The median home price in Wheeling is $112,400. More Wheeling information.

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4 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Woman Charged With Stabbing Sister

Lori Ann McElwain is accused of stabbing her sister with a pair of scissors during a fight over a dog.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Intelligencer

Commissioners Clash on Plant

Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller said he wants to see local construction workers earn up to $70 million in wages for building a natural gas power plant along the Ohio River, but fellow Commissioner Brian Schambach said the Payment in Lieu of Tax agreement - which Miller opposes- is the only way for this to happen.

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The Intelligencer

School Reform Writer To Speak

As education reform continues to be a hot topic with America's youth lagging behind their global peers, the West Liberty University Economics Club will welcome a nationally published researcher on the subject to speak in Wheeling.

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NewsandSentinel.com

Doc at W.Va. pain clinic had Texas license revoked

The operator of a West Virginia pain management clinic where an investigation found needles were being reused on patients had his medical license revoked in Texas a decade ago.

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The Intelligencer

A Second Look At Metro Gov't.

It's been nearly six years since talk of "metro government" stalled in Ohio County, but given the proposed cuts in Wheeling to help what has become an uncertain financial future, the time may be ripe for discussions to begin anew.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Intelligencer

Status of PRO Grant Pending

The status of federal funding that helps pay for prevention resource officers at five Ohio County schools remains uncertain, but Board of Education President Shane Mallett indicated Monday the school system would continue to support the program regardless of whether the grant application is successful.

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The Intelligencer

Privatizing Garbage Collection In Benwood Is Being Delayed

A decision on whether Benwood will privatize its garbage collection services likely won't come for another two months, according to city officials.

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Weirton Daily Times

Kids bone up on dinosaur knowledge

Nine-year-old Dezirae Ware of Wheeling was wide-eyed while taking a close-up look at a real tyrannosaurus rex tooth.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Intelligencer

Housing Development May Help Com...

Howard Karnell said he's lost lifelong friends over a business deal he believes will ultimately help struggling people in the community.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Intelligencer

Man Receives One Year in Jail For Misdemeanor Battery Charge

Circuit Judge James Mazzone Thursday sentenced Heyward Bazar to a maximum sentence of one year in jail for misdemeanor battery.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Intelligencer

Guard Accused of Molesting Inmate

West Virginia Division of Corrections Officer Krisinda Renne McMahon has been arrested for having sexual contact with a female juvenile inmate at the Lincoln Detention Center in Wheeling.

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Sunherald.com

Wheeling Jesuit gets grant for education project

The project's principal investigator, Charles Wood, says in a news release that researchers will create a live simulation of new flu pandemic outbreaks in which students will play the roles of medical scientists.

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The Intelligencer

Herron: Job Cuts Would Put Wheel...

Wednesday's meeting of Wheeling City Council's Finance Committee ended without a decision on City Manager Robert Herron's proposal to cut more than $800,000 from this year's budget by eliminating about 20 mostly vacant positions.

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Child Advocacy Center opens doors

The Children's Listening Place Inc., Child Advocacy Center officially opened its doors Wednesday with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Intelligencer

Committee Approves Centre Market Brewpub

Proprietor Chad Hill said his business, Wheeling Brewing Co. - formerly known as Basement Brewery - began as a hobby but has outgrown its location inside Hill's North Wheeling home.

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Tyler Star News

Month of Memorials next up at track

Three giant nights of classic 'Bullring' action in honor of past speedway greats are set to highlight Month of Memorials at the Tyler County Speedway.

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Driver robbed at gunpoint on Wheeling Island

WTOV9.com WHEELING, W.Va. - Wheeling police are investigating an armed robbery that happened just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday on Wheeling Island.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Intelligencer

Smoking Ban Still a Hot Topic

Cheryl Wonderly believes if Hancock County goes completely smoke free that Ohio County may need to consider doing the same.

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The Intelligencer

Police Department Cuts Opposed

City Manager Robert Herron predicts Wheeling will be operating at a $250,000 deficit by this time next year if it doesn't act to cut costs, but some City Council members are not on board with his plan to do so by reducing the size of the city's police force.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Intelligencer

Police Force Cut Is Not Excessiv...

Wheeling has substantially more police officers than cities of comparable size, both in West Virginia and nationally.

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