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13 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Keeping Coal Miners Safe

When things are not done "by the book" in underground coal mines, people can be hurt or killed.

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Related Topix: Wheeling, WV, Spencer, WV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Intelligencer

Authority Approves Land Sales at The Highlands

Ohio County Development Authority members Tuesday night approved the sale of lots at the county-owned development, but offered few details on what businesses would be locating there.

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Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. miner gets probation for falsifying records

A West Virginia coal miner has been sentenced to two years' probation for falsifying safety records at an Ohio County mine.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Intelligencer

Plan Focuses on Quality, Not Qua...

It's not your grandfather's Wheeling anymore. And that's not necessarily a bad thing, according to a draft of the city's new comprehensive plan.

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Related Topix: Wheeling, WV

Sat Aug 23, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

W.Va. wants royalties from minerals under river

The state of West Virginia is seeking to allow natural gas drilling on state-owned land that rests under the Ohio River, according to a legal notice published Friday.

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The Intelligencer

Motorists Urged to Use Caution When Encountering Buses

Marshall County Schools Transportation Supervisor Dave Smith recognizes that buses can be a nuisance to motorists, but they are necessary to get students safely to and from school.

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Related Topix: Wheeling, WV

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WTOV9

Going - Over the Edge' for a cause

WTOV9.com OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -- If you were in downtown Wheeling Friday, or plan on driving through Saturday, you may see a peculiar site -- dozens of people rappelling the side of a building.

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West Virginia Metro

Marion prosecutor won't take Windmill defendant to trial

FAIRMONT, W.Va.- One of two men charged in connection with the 1974 Windmill Park murders in Fairmont will not face prosecution for the crimes in Marion County.

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Related Topix: Fairmont, WV, Marion County, WV

WTOV9

Wheeling K-9 to retire today

WTOV9.com OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -- One of Wheeling Police Department's finest furry friends and protector will retire today.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

The Intelligencer

Situation Not Good' On School Route

School buses from Marshall and Ohio counties are transporting students along Mozart Road between Mozart and Mount Olivet where an Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority bus rolled over earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Marshall County, WV

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Intelligencer

Tetanus Shots Advised for Cleanup

Those who are cleaning up flood water and sludge from Wednesday's storm may need to get a tetanus booster shot.

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Related Topix: Tetanus, Health, Weather, Wheeling, WV

The Intelligencer

Updated: Heavy Rain Closes Area Roads

Heavy rain overnight and this morning has caused storm drains and creeks to overflow and a number of roads to close.

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Related Topix: Weather, Wheeling, WV

WTOV9

Flooding shuts down roads, causes mess in Ohio County

WTOV9.com OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. - Roads were shut down, power lines were down and some businesses and homeowners had a mess on their hands Wednesday morning after heavy rains resulted in flash flooding in Ohio County.

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Related Topix: Weather

West Virginia Metro

High water in Ohio County

The water came up quickly covering the highway and the parking lots of several businesses.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Intelligencer

Council Discusses Bus Levy, OVRTA Operations

Benwood Police Chief Frank Longwell said the Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority continues to run buses to The Highlands outside the city of Wheeling, and because of that, he thinks the Ohio County Commission should contribute to OVRTA operations.

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Related Topix: Benwood, WV, Wheeling, WV, McMechen, WV, Moundsville, WV

WTOV9

Charges dismissed in child overdose death

WTOV9.com OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. - Charges were dismissed in a case of Ohio County parents accused of neglecting their 3-year-old daughter.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Juvenile drug court comes to Ohio County

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Chief Justice Robin Davis has appointed 1st Judicial Circuit Judge James Mazzone as Ohio County's first-ever Juvenile Drug Court judge.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

The Intelligencer

Bond Modification for Man Charged With Brandishing Denied

Ohio County Magistrate Harry Radcliffe on Friday denied a bond modification request for John Lough, who is being held at the Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville under a $20,000 cash bond for two misdemeanor brandishing charges.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV, Wheeling, WV

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

School boards look to shared services

Boards of education in the Northern Panhandle already partner on many services, but they think sharing an attorney to address legal questions would be a good idea.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hancock County, WV, Marshall County, WV

WTOV9

Adopt-A-Student set for Saturday morning

WTOV9.com OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -- The Bethlehem Apostolic Temple and the North Wheeling Community Youth Center are getting ready for their 24th annual Adopt-A-Student and Back to School Festival, which is slated to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

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Related Topix: North Wheeling, WV

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