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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:25pm
A committee that spent over two years studying Ohio's capital punishment law has released its final report with recommendations aimed at reducing the influence of race and geography on death penalty cases. Proposals by...
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UPDATE: Man Arrested in Connection With Explosives Discovered Around Weirton City Building

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:06pm
Authorities on Wednesday announced that an arrest has been made after chemical explosives were discovered around the Weirton City Building earlier this month.
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Sherrard Middle School Teacher One of Six Finalists Nationwide for $25,000 Award

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:50pm
One local teacher is one of only six other teachers nationwide that has been named a finalist for a $25,000 award.Cynthia Burke, of Sherrard Middle School, is up for the 2014 "Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice," a $25,000 award that spotlights excellence in teaching and the practices of the nation's most effective educators. Burke, a 7-9th grade math teacher, has 38 years of experience at Sherrard Middle. She has received numerous awards, including the Presidential Award for Ex...
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Second Case of Rabies Confirmed in Ohio County, Animal Found Along GC&P Road

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:49pm
The most recent case of rabies was found in a raccoon along GC&P Road in Ohio County on Tuesday.
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Some Marshall County Residents Skeptical of Proposed Power Plant

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:48pm
A new power plant is looking to be built in Marshall County, but it's become a project possibility that's generating a lot of heated opinions.
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Renowned Barn Artist Returns to the Ohio Valley

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:47pm
Nationally-renowned artist Scott Hagan travels all over the country painting barns, and on Tuesday, he was back in the Ohio Valley painting logos on an area church. Hagan, also known as the "barn artist," is at CrossRoads Christian Church, painting two logos on the church, and all of this painting is being done by hand. Hagan became known for his work when he was asked by the state of Ohio to paint one barn in each county for the state's bicentennial celebration in 2003. On a more local scale...
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Owner of Belmont County Business Raided for Selling Synthetic Marijuana Wants Liquor License Renewed

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:47pm
The owner of a Belmont County business deemed a public nuisance wants his liquor license renewed. This comes after the business was busted for selling synthetic marijuana.
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Interstate 70 Project in Bridgeport Expected to Be Completed by Weekend

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:46pm
It's that time of year when the orange barrels and traffic signs begin to pop up everywhere, and if you're traveling along Interstate 70 in Belmont County, it's likely you've seen some serious delays. There are seven road projects being done in the county by the Ohio Department of Transportation. One project, along I-70, in Bridgeport is a multi-million dollar project that is happening in two phases. Phase one consists of resurfacing the asphalt, replacing the current guard rails with new one...
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Beekeeper Called in After Swarm of Bees Make New Home in Elm Grove

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:45pm
A swarm of thousands of honeybees trying to find a new home ended up on a traffic barrel in Elm Grove, and now, they are safe with local beekeepers. The bees were seen bunched up on a traffic barrel Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. Gumby's employees called the police on Wednesday morning, who then called in beekeepers. They carefully brushed off the queen and the worker bees into a box and all that was left was to wait for the rest of the bees to follow. The beekeeper said bees swarm...
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Traffic Backed Up for Miles After Tractor-Trailer Accident on Interstate 70 in Belmont County

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:43pm
Interstate 70 westbound near Exit 213 in Belmont County was reduced to one lane around 2 p.m. Wednesday due to a tractor-trailer accident.
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West Virginia regulators opens chem spill probe

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:38pm
The state Public Service Commission has ordered an investigation into West Virginia American Water's response to the Jan. 9 chemical spill in Charleston.
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West Virginia regulators opens chem spill probe

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:38pm
The state Public Service Commission has ordered an investigation into West Virginia American Water's response to the Jan. 9 chemical spill in Charleston.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:30pm
Pennsylvania's governor says he won't appeal a court decision that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:30pm
Pennsylvania's governor says he won't appeal a court decision that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:30pm
Pennsylvania's governor says he won't appeal a court decision that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:30pm
Pennsylvania's governor says he won't appeal a court decision that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
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UPDATE: Man Arrested in Connection With Explosives Discovered Around Weirton City Building

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:22pm
Authorities on Wednesday announced that an arrest has been made after chemical explosives were discovered around the Weirton City Building earlier this month.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:21pm
The families of three students killed in a 2012 shooting at a northeast Ohio high school will receive settlements of about $890,000 each from a lawsuit filed against the shooter's family.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:21pm
The families of three students killed in a 2012 shooting at a northeast Ohio high school will receive settlements of about $890,000 each from a lawsuit filed against the shooter's family.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 3:21pm
The families of three students killed in a 2012 shooting at a northeast Ohio high school will receive settlements of about $890,000 each from a lawsuit filed against the shooter's family.
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