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  1. Tomblin stresses communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday, emphasizing the need for cooperation to continue moving West Virginia forward.


  2. Group to push for cigarette tax hikeRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    A group dedicated to ending child poverty in West Virginia plans to push lawmakers to increase the state's cigarette tax, saying the move could provide funds to expand early childhood programs and help curb smoking during pregnancy.


  3. GOP: Job growth will be a legislative priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    The West Virginia Legislature's incoming Republican leadership says job creation and growth will be the number one goal and priority this legislative session.


  4. Arch Moore funeral services announcedRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    Funeral arrangements have been announced for former West Virginia Gov. Arch A. Moore Jr., who died Wednesday at the age of 91. Moore's family will receive visitors from 9:30-11 a.m. Friday at the West Virginia Culture Center, located at 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Building 9 in Charleston.


  5. Legislators hear public concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    The economy of the Ohio Valley and the rise in drug addiction were among many issues raised at a town hall meeting led by state Sen.-elect Ryan Ferns, R-Wheeling, and Del.-elect Ryan Weld, R-Brooke, Wednesday at the Brooke County Public Library.


  6. Ferns organizing town hall meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    Senator-elect Ryan Ferns has organized a series of town hall meetings in Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, and Marshall counties to meet with Northern Panhandle residents and get their input on the region's biggest issues ahead of the 2015 legislative session in Charleston.


  7. Area legislators talk priority issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    Tax policy, Common Core state education standards and controversial fracking practices are among the issues Hancock County legislators expect to address in the upcoming legislative session in Charleston. 1 comment

  8. Three area colleges named to honor rollRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    Three area colleges recently were named to the national President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes institutions of higher education for their support of community service programs and community partnerships.


  9. Northern names academic affairs VP as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    Following a Thursday meeting, the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education named Vicki Riley as the new president of West Virginia Northern Community College, with her term set to start Jan. 6. Now serving as the vice president of academic affairs at WVNCC, Riley will replace the retiring Martin Olshinsky, who has been ... (more)


  10. Bus replacements take WTC attentionRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    The board of trustees of the Weirton Transit Corp. held their regular meeting Wednesday just before their employee Christmas dinner at Giovanni's Italian Restaurant.


  11. County schools to be seeking new leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    Hancock County Schools will be looking for new leadership after Superintendent Suzan Smith and Assistant Superintendent Wayne Neely both announced their plans to retire.


  12. Bethany professor a finalist for W.Va. honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    Harald J.A. Menz, Bethany College World Languages and Culture professor, has been named a finalist for West Virginia's 2014 Professor of the Year, according to Ken Sullivan of the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia.


  13. West Virginia legislators pledging cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    The Legislature is in the midst of a historic power shift as Republicans take control of both the Senate and House of Delegates.


  14. W.Va. GOP caucus today in CharlestonRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    Republicans in the West Virginia Legislature will gather today at the state Capitol for an historic caucus as the majority leadership.


  15. Board discusses levy promotion plansRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    During a workshop session Tuesday, the board of the Weirton Transit Corp. began planning a marketing strategy to promote an excess levy set to be included on the 2015 City of Weirton April primary election ballot.


  16. Weirton Transit Corp. prepares for levy voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    Board members planned a workshop for 6 p.m. Dec. 2 to work out the technical details of implementing the levy and the procedural steps leading up to the polls.


  17. PSC wants to maintain regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    The head of the West Virginia Public Service Commission says municipal and public water utilities must have oversight and deregulation would only increase costs for them and ultimately customers.


  18. Legislators to meet in interimsRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    State legislators will gather this week for three days of interim committee meetings, but a pending shift in leadership means some of those meetings may not accomplish much.


  19. Chambers earns top honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    West Virginia Wesleyan placed six runners in the top 10 on its way to winning the 2014 Mountain East Conference Women's Cross Country Championship on Saturday at Pipestem State Park.


  20. McKinley wins third term in HouseRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    U.S. Rep. David McKinley easily won a third term representing northern West Virginia in the House of Representatives, soundly beating his Democrat challenger, state Auditor Glen Gainer, in Tuesday's election.


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