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WEB EXTRA: Congressmen Join Forces to Fight Flood Insurance Rate Hike Affecting Thousands of Ohio Valley Residents

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 1:29pm
Congressmen Bill Johnson and David McKinley are teaming up to fight a flood insurance rate hike affecting thousands of residents of the Ohio Valley.
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Construction worker hurt in Pa. roof collapse

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 1:19pm
A man working on a suburban Philadelphia construction site is reported injured after a collapse of wooden roof trusses of a building under construction.
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Police Searching for South Wheeling Home Invasion Suspect

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 1:13pm
The woman who lives at the residence told police that she woke to find a man in her home on East 28th Street. Detectives say he broke in through the back door using a pry tool.
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Police union protests Justice Department nominee

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 1:02pm
A national police organization is protesting President Barack Obama's nomination of a civil rights attorney for the position in the U.S. Department of Justice, citing his legal work on the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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Pa. health-care plan draws fire at last hearing

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:55pm
A leading advocate for senior citizens is opposing the Corbett administration's plan to overhaul Pennsylvania's Medicaid program and use federal funds to buy private health-cre insurance coverage for low-income...
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W.Va. board approves sports concussions policy

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:42pm
The state Board of Education has given final approval to a rule dealing with how high schools handle sports concussions.
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W.Va. Dems oppose AG's call for more audits

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:25pm
Democratic legislative leaders won't back Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's call for more audits of the West Virginia Legislature, state office holders and agencies.
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Pa. universities say new weapons policy needs work

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:18pm
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is hearing from supporters and opponents of a proposed policy to allow weapons in limited areas of its 14 campuses, but officials say they need more time to work on the plan.
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Boehner: Christie remains presidential contender

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:13pm
House Speaker John Boehner says he believes Chris Christie remains a serious contender for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination, despite the traffic jam scandal engulfing the New Jersey governor.
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Ohio trooper praised for arrest of man with bombs

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:09pm
An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper is being praised for his actions in a traffic stop that led to the arrest of a man with bombs and other weapons in his vehicle.
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Man Turned Away From Relative's St. Clairsville Apartment Allegedly Returns and Breaks In

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:09pm
David Kerns Jr., 18, allegedly contacted his relative at an apartment complex on Breezy Hill Road in St. Clairsville, near the Ohio Valley Mall, and asked the relative if he could stay with them. The relative refused.
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Frozen Pipes Burst at Belmont County Animal Shelter, Causing Major Damage

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Water had cascaded down out of the ceiling, and then had frozen. When the staff got to work, they couldn't get in the front door, which was encased in layers of ice. The parking lot was also covered in ice.
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Boehner: US should help Iraq in anti-terror fight

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:01pm
House Speaker John Boehner says the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaida militants. But he also says U.S. troops should not be sent back there now.
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Ice Jams Reported Across the Ohio Valley, Flooding Threat Looms

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:58am
Ice jams causing some possible very localized brief flooding will be possible as we head into Friday afternoon and Saturday when temperatures rise and ice starts to melt and break loose.
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New charges filed in case of missing W.Va. women

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:53am
Authorities in West Virginia say they've made an arrest in a case involving two Lewis County women who disappeared in 1999.
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Frozen Pipes Burst at Belmont County Animal Shelter, Causing Major Damage

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:38am
Water had cascaded down out of the ceiling, and then had frozen. When the staff got to work, they couldn't get in the front door, which was encased in layers of ice. The parking lot was also covered in ice.
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Local High Schools Team Up to Help "Michael's Meanies"

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:38am
Its one of the best rivalries in Ohio Valley sports, but on Wednesday night students from Wheeling Park and John Marshall High School teamed up for a great cause. The students took donations for "Michael's
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Wheeling Family Celebrates First Christmas With Baby Doctors Said Would Never Make it

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:37am
It's been a year of many firsts for the Zambito family. Last January, Krista and Ricci were told their baby, Luca, would never make it to full term. Several weeks ago, they celebrated their first Christmas
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:33am
A lawyer appointed as medical guardian for an Amish girl who doesn't want to resume chemotherapy says a court shouldn't overturn the decision appointing her. Maria Schimer also wants to stop trying to force Sarah...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:33am
A lawyer appointed as medical guardian for an Amish girl who doesn't want to resume chemotherapy says a court shouldn't overturn the decision appointing her. Maria Schimer also wants to stop trying to force Sarah...
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