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University of Cincinnati hires consulting firm for police

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:15am
A university has hired an outside consultant for nearly $400,000 to review its police department for reforms in the aftermath of an officer's fatal shooting of a black man after a traffic stop near campus.
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Nominations accepted for West Virginia ag hall of fame

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:15am
The deadline is approaching for nominations to the West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame.
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Bankrupt coal producer Alpha announces more planned layoffs

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:51am
Bankrupt coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has announced planned layoffs in West Virginia for the third time in a month.
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Crews working on truck crash in Harrison County

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:43am
According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, crews are actively working on US-250 in Harrison County.  
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1 dead, 2 injured after apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:23am
Authorities say one person died and two others were injured by apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in a northeastern Pennsylvania home.
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Study explores how black men find success in college

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:19am
A new study from the University of Pennsylvania is highlighting how some black male college students are thriving on mainstream campuses while pushing back against racial stereotypes.
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Longtime Ranson Mayor David Hamill, 71, dies of cancer

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:15am
Longtime Ranson Mayor David Hamill has died of cancer. He was 71.
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Woman found dead in burning northwestern Pennsylvania home

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:15am
Authorities in northwestern Pennsylvania say a 69-year-old woman found dead in a burning house appears to have died from smoke inhalation.
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Local Athlete to Compete in Super Bowl 50

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:20pm
What does it take to become a world class athlete? Drive, motivation, talent. Well, in the case of Derek Wolfe, it takes a village, or a small rural school in Columbiana County, Oh. 
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Local College Coach Has A Hand in the Carolina Panthers Success

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 8:11pm
The Carolina Panthers got to the Super Bowl by using their strength and force on both on offense and defense. A contributor to that strength and force, came from right here in the Ohio valley. 
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Advance Entertainment Hosts First Ever Prom Fashion Show

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 7:26pm
DJ Daner and Advanced Entertainment held their first ever prom fashion show on Saturday afternoon at River city. High school students modeled dresses from J. Jones in Weirton, Holly's Dress Boutique in St. Clairsville, and Full Circle in Wheeling.
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Friday Night ATV Trip Turns Fatal

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 6:16pm
 Route 7 near Powhatan Point is closed while crews work to clean up the scene of a fatal accident. 
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Flight 93 Memorial fire report cites contributing factors

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 2:17pm
The National Parks Service says an investigation has failed to determine the cause of a 2014 fire that struck the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania but identified factors believed to have contributed to...
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1 of 2 defendants pleads guilty in slaying of teacher

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:49pm
One of two defendants charged in the slaying of an elementary school teacher during a burglary of her central Pennsylvania home has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges.
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Train collides with vehicle in Martins Ferry

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:42pm
Around 1:30 a.m. early Saturday morning a vehicle collided with a Norfolk Southern train in Martins Ferry.
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Groups say W.Va. a mixed bag on domestic violence gun laws

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:04pm
West Virginia law bars domestic abusers from having guns, but gun safety groups say more can be done. In 2000, West Virginia made it illegal for people convicted of misdemeanor domestic abuse to have a gun.
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Defense to seek federal review of ruling in 2004 slaying

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:37am
A defense attorney says he will ask a federal judge to review a state Supreme Court ruling allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty in the retrial of a man charged in the murder of a woman in central Pennsylvania...
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Pennsylvania federal judge rejects bid for leniency in child porn case

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:36am
A federal judge in western Pennsylvania has rejected a former Allegheny College professor's bid for leniency in a child pornography case. 
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3 sought in Philadelphia shooting that injured taxi driver

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:09am
Authorities are looking for three suspects in a shooting that injured a taxi driver in south Philadelphia.
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Late night fire in Powhatan Point now under investigation

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:59am
Around 11:30 p.m. Friday evening, Powhatan fire crews were called to 102 3rd St. behind the old grade school. When they arrived on scene, they found a fully involved house fire.
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