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Marshall reduces price of courses for high school students

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:49am
Marshall University has slashed the price of courses for some high school students who want to earn college credits simultaneously.
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100s of bikers crossing Maryland on annual Sept. 11 ride

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:25am
Hundreds of motorcyclists are traveling across parts of western Maryland and northern Virginia as part of a Sept. 11 anniversary event.
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Historic preservation grants available in WV

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:05am
West Virginia's State Historic Preservation Office is accepting applications for historic preservation survey and planning grants.
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Artists collect more than 30,000 knots for papal art exhibit

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 1:17am
Artists in Philadelphia have collected more than 30,000 knots representing life's daily struggles for an exhibit honoring the pope.
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VV Steel Corp to pay 34 employees roughly $250,000

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 9:34pm
The Ohio Department of Commerce Bureau of Wage and Hour Administration has determined that VV Steel Corp owes 34 employees in Monroe County a total of $241,967.36.The employees have not been paid for their work since May.VV Steel will be given seven days to arrange payment to the workers, or the department will bring legal action against the company to recover the amount owed.Commerce Director Jaqueline Williams ordered an expedited investigation of the wage claims first brought to the...
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Cameron High School FFA Members Place in National Proficiency Contest

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 9:05pm
Four Cameron High School FFA members placed in the National Proficiency Contest.Students Jordan Hart, Nathan Hixenbaugh, Ronna Walker, and Samantha White were named 2015 National FFA Organization Proficiency Award finalists.The four CHS FFA members were recognized for the specialized skills each acquired through supervised agricultural experiences.Walker earned a gold rating for her involvement with Food Science and Technology. She is one of only two from West Virginia to earn a top ho...
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Local man uses bodybuilding to inspire kids

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 8:31pm
After being bullied for being overweight, one Weirton man is now striving to turn a negative into a positive."It all began with me getting bullied and everything. It had quite an impact on my life. I just took the liberty of like 'well, I need an outlet,'" said Professional Bodybuilder Zach Starr.At 10-years-old, Zachary Starr was inspired by bodybuilding.At 14, he competed in his first show where he won the Upper Ohio Valley Junior Teen Division.When he was just 18-years-old...
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Parents of Special Needs boy meet with Board of Education Thursday

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 8:02pm
Two Wetzel County parents met with the board of education on Thursday morning regarding their special needs son, Roy.Roy's parents want him to keep attending Hundred high school, avoiding taking a one hour bus ride both ways to Magnolia.According to county policy, students with "extreme" specials needs must attend Magnolia, regardless of where they live.Roy's parents said he had flourished at Hundred last year, and would like to keep him there.Related Story: Parents Peti...
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Johnson found guilty of drug possession

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 7:45pm
One of two men arrested after a drug raid in Toronto has been found guilty of possession of heroin.Lamar Johnson was just sentenced to eight years in prison.Johnson was arrested with Joshua Gilcrist as part of a months long investigation into narcotics trafficking in Toronto.Police officers say both men were transporting heroin into the city to sell.
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Cabell Midland Students Rebel Against Anti-Confederate Flag Dress Code

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 7:33pm
A mass student protest over the confederate flag turned one Cabell County high school inside out Thursday.Cabell Midland High's principal says about 40 students openly defied the dress code policy, and came to school wearing various t-shirts with a confederate flag logo.The movement came after local media showed one parent upset over the long running code of conduct rule.Principal Lloyd McGuffin said that the students not shuttling to the career center complied with the request to turn...
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Pittsburgh man accused of trying to derail train

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 6:45pm
A western Pennsylvania man is accused of putting large pieces of concrete on railroad tracks in Homestead in an apparent attempt to derail a train.
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Pennsylvania high court agrees to consider Veon's appeal

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 5:08pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is agreeing to consider former state Rep. Michael Veon's appeal in a legislative corruption case.
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Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Announces Water Caution For Ohio River

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 4:42pm
The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department and the City of Wheeling is advising residents to use caution after recent water testing reveals blue-green algae in the Ohio River. Officials conducted testing on Wednesday, August 19th, at the Pike Island Lock and Dam on the Ohio River. Tests confirmed elevated levels of blue-green algae, which can cause health problems such as skin irritation, eye irritation or intestinal illnesses at high concentrations.The health department and water...
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Wetzel County Bus Route Suspended Due to Road Slip

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 4:24pm
The condition of one road spanning Wetzel and Tyler County is so poor, that Wetzel County Schools have temporarily suspended bus routes. Wetzel Tyler Ridge Road starts just a few miles outside of New Martinsville, and a number of road slips are leaving drivers frustrated, and school officials looking out for the best interest of the students.
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Man killed in crash with NJ Transit train is identified

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 4:19pm
Authorities say the man killed in a fiery crash between a car and a New Jersey Transit train is an 87-year-old Pennsylvania resident.
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State officials checking use of email for cheating website

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 4:15pm
Pennsylvania government officials are looking into whether state employees used state-owned computers or email to access an online website for people who want to cheat on their spouses.
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Police Search Ohio River for Gun Used In Homicide

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 3:53pm
A search is ongoing for a firearm used in a Pittsburgh homicide in Bellaire, Ohio Thursday. The Wheeling Area Underwater Special Tactics team resumed the search in the Ohio River Thursday morning.An eye witness told police the suspect, who was arrested Wednesday afternoon, had tossed a firearm into the Ohio River from the Bellaire Marina.Members from the Wheeling Fire Department, Wheeling Police Department and Ohio County Sheriffs office searched the Ohio River  Wednesday night fo...
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Investigators to recommend Jenner face manslaughter

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 3:08pm
Sheriff's investigators plan to recommend prosecutors file a vehicular manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner for her role in a fatal car crash on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu last February, officials said...
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Trucker dies in Rhode Island after hitting tree

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 3:03pm
State police say a West Virginia man has died after a semitrailer he was driving veered off southbound Interstate 295 in Rhode Island.
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'Work from home' employment scams target college students

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:59pm
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has frequently warned of email scams circulating around college campuses offering “work from home” opportunities specifically targeted toward college students.
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