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Materials delay postpones Ohio I-75 south closure

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:04am
Ohio transportation authorities have again rescheduled shutdowns of southbound Interstate 75 in Cincinnati.
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Fairmont to give center to domestic violence group

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 3:00am
A public hearing is set to discuss Fairmont officials' plan to donate a former Army Reserve center to a group that helps domestic violence victims.
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Deadline looms to apply for W.Va. historic grants

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:48am
Time is running out to apply for historic preservation development grants through the West Virginia Division of Culture and History.
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Auto TV program MotorWeek filming in W.Va.

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:41am
Automotive TV program MotorWeek is featuring West Virginia's Interstate 79 compressed natural gas corridor in an upcoming episode.
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Company president in chemical spill facing charges

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:32am
The president of a West Virginia company behind a January chemical spill faces bankruptcy fraud, wire fraud and lying under oath charges.
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400 march in Ohio to oppose police brutality

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:04pm
Hundreds of people have marched to police headquarters in Columbus to call for justice for victims of police brutality.
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Rushing Water Flows Across East Wheeling Street

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:48pm
For drivers heading home from work its not uncommon to see stopped traffic, but on Monday night these same drivers were greeted with rushing water in Wheeling.
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Porta-Potty Blasts Off as Rocketry Fans Cheer

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:47pm
Mission accomplished! A group of rocket enthusiasts launched a porta-potty into the sky Saturday in southwestern Michigan. It made an arc and almost landed on a spectator's pickup truck, 2,000 feet away.
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W. Va. to Retire Paper Hunting Licenses

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:38pm
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Hunters, trappers, and anglers wanting to purchase lifetime licenses or permits in 2014 have until Dec. 23.West Virginia's Division of Natural Resources says the agency will use the last week of December to prepare for conversion of records into the new electronic licensing system.
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Lawyers Meet With Landowners To Discuss Pipeline Rights

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:24pm
There are about a half dozen pipelines being proposed that could cut all across the Ohio Valley. The potential pipelines mean hundreds of miles of property could be affected and it's important for landowners to know their rights.That's why the law firm of Goldman and Braunstein held an informational meeting Monday night at the VFW Hall in St. Clairsville.Bill Goldman says it's important to have lawyers with experience in eminent domain who can understand potentially confusing language and sta...
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Donations Down at Ohio Valley Salvation Army During Holiday Season

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:57pm
During the holiday season, The Salvation Army is a staple in many local communities, ringing bells with their signature red kettles and collecting money for the needy, running second-hand stores, and providing a place for less fortunate to stay during the winter. While The Salvation Army helps so many, they actually need more help during this holiday season.
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Potential Trial Date Set for Brooke County Teen Charged with Murder

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:54pm
A potential trial date has been set for the 16-year-old girl accused of killing her father in Brooke County.
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Police Warning Shoppers About Holiday Smash-and-Grab Crimes

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:45pm
Police are warning shoppers about a holiday crime spree in Belmont County, where criminals are breaking the windows of parked cars and stealing purses.
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New Technology Headed to WPHS TV Program

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:42pm
The week started with good news for students in Ohio County as new state funds will go to help inspire the minds of local students.
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Ohio teens sentenced to prison in clerk's slaying

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:24pm
Two Ohio teens are going to prison for killing a store clerk during what police said was a week-long crime spree last year.
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