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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 9:16am
A jury has been seated in northeast Ohio to hear the murder-conspiracy trial of a man accused of plotting with a romantically involved foster daughter to kill his wife.
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Belmont County 25-Mile Yard Sale Under Way This Weekend

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 9:13am
The annual 25-mile yard sale is under way this weekend in Belmont County.
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Boy, 13, dies in ATV crash, brother, 16, injured

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 9:03am
A 13-year-old boy has died after the all-terrain vehicle his older brother was driving crashed into some trees in southwestern Pennsylvania.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:26am
A coal mine operator has proposed an alternate location for a ventilation shaft near Grafton's Tygart Lake State Park after residents and park visitors complained.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:26am
Pennsylvania Congressmen Tim Murphy and Mike Doyle are voicing criticism of the VA's Pittsburgh system for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a waiting list for medical care, some for more than a year. They are calling on...
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Congressmen decry 700 on Pittsburgh VA wait list

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:22am
Two congressmen are criticizing the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a list for medical care, some for more than a year.
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Thieves Skip Cash, Rob Two St. Clairsville Gas Stations of $3,500 Worth of Cigarettes

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:22am
Two St. Clairsville gas stations were burglarized overnight Thursday, and the thieves apparently had only one target in mind- cigarettes.
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Congressmen decry 700 on Pittsburgh VA wait list

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:22am
Two congressmen are criticizing the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a list for medical care, some for more than a year.
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WANTED: Martins Ferry Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:21am
 He is an 18-year-old African American male, 6'2" and weighs 165 lbs.
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23 Students Arrested After Ohio School Melee

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:19am
TROTWOOD, Ohio (AP) - Police say a large fight at a southwest Ohio high school led to a brief lockdown and the arrest of 23 students. The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/SXFTDn ) reports that the fight Thursday morning at Trotwood-Madison High School near Dayton ended with all 23 students involved facing misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges. Police and the school system said in a statement that the fight started over accusations about students possessing items stolen from other students. ...
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147 Citations Issued During MSHA Mine Inspections

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:17am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal impact inspections at U.S. mine operations in April resulted in 147 citations and 15 orders. The Mine Safety and Health Administration conducted the inspections at 12 coal mines and four other mines. Twenty-seven citations and seven failure orders were issued at the Alcoa alumina factory in Point Comfort, Texas. MSHA says in a news release the operator was cited for a lack of safety chains on high-pressure hose lines and safeguards on various pumps that expos...
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West Virginia Bicyclist Charged With Operating Meth Lab

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:15am
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) - The McDowell County Sheriff's Office says a 31-year-old bicyclist has been charged with operating a meth lab that deputies say was contained in his backpack. Acting on a tip, police arrested Dennis Eugene Baker of War as he was pedaling his bike. Chief Deputy Roger Deel said when an officer ordered Baker to stop and his backpack was checked, all the makings of a meth cooking lab was found inside. The Bluefield Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1k74P6K ) says a sheriff's department...
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23 students arrested after Ohio school melee

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:14am
Police say a large fight at a southwest Ohio high school led to a brief lockdown and the arrest of 23 students.
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23 students arrested after Ohio school melee

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:14am
Police say a large fight at a southwest Ohio high school led to a brief lockdown and the arrest of 23 students.
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A LOOK BACK: High Schools Consolidate in Wheeling

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:13am
More than 50 thousand people were living in the Wheeling area in 1960's but the population started declining drastically and the impact was felt throughout the local schools. There were three high schools in Wheeling at the time that saw a shrinking numbers of students in the classroom. After much debate the Ohio County School Board and former Superintendent Hank Marockie made the decision to consolidate Wheeling High, Triadelphia and Warwood into one school."We had a lot of buildings that di...
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WVU's Newest Coach Pays a Visit to Wheeling

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:11am
With the Summer months on the horizon, football coaches across the country are beginning to get their players ready for the grueling practices ahead. On Thursday one of West Virginia University's newest coaches traded in the practice pads for pasta at Figaretti's in Wheeling.Associate Head Coach and defensive guru Tom Bradley stopped by to say hello and give words of encouragement to some of the doctors from Wheeling Hospital.Even though there's no lives on the line, Coach Bradley says the ke...
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WVU's Newest Coach Pays a Visit to Wheeling

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:11am
With the Summer months on the horizon, football coaches across the country are beginning to get their players ready for the grueling practices ahead. On Thursday one of West Virginia University's newest coaches traded in the practice pads for pasta at Figaretti's in Wheeling.Associate Head Coach and defensive guru Tom Bradley stopped by to say hello and give words of encouragement to some of the doctors from Wheeling Hospital.Even though there's no lives on the line, Coach Bradley says the ke...
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Ohio Lieutenant Governor Tours Quaker City Gas Drilling Site

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:09am
Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor arrived at the J.Hall Well Pad in Quaker City on Thursday with the hope of experiencing what it's like to work in the natural gas industry.
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Ohio Lieutenant Governor Tours Quaker City Gas Drilling Site

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:09am
Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor arrived at the J.Hall Well Pad in Quaker City on Thursday with the hope of experiencing what it's like to work in the natural gas industry.
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Two Arrested in Marshall County on Child Porn Charges

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:02am
Two people have been arrested in Marshall County on possession of child pornography charges.
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