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The Test of a Champion - A 4 Year Old's Battle With Cancer

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:39pm
He's far from being a normal 4 year-old, in fact for some he's more of a superhero. For years we've been following Hines Rotriga's fight against cancer. "As of right now things are going good, we're happy with the results," said Hines' dad Kevin Rotriga.   Hines' parents have been by his side every step of the way. His mom Debbie is with him in New York and his father father Kevin has been putting in long hours on the road, driving hundreds of miles to and from as of...
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Martins Ferry Murder Suspect Indicted

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:59pm
The suspect in a Martins Ferry murder investigation has been indicted and turned himself into police.
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West Liberty University's Wrestling Team Reaches Out to 4-Year-Old in Need

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:43pm
The Wrestling team at West Liberty University has taken on a special fundraiser to help out a little boy who is dealing with a difficult battle 4-year-old Holdyn Keefer was diagnosed with Leukemia last month.
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Linsly School Receives NFL Golden Football

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:35pm
Although several area high schools have alumni who have played in the NFL, very few had the honor of actually playing in a Super Bowl. However, "Big Play" Willie Clay, a 1988 Graduate of Linsly was able to accomplish just that. 
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WVNCC Culinary Chef Offers Healthy Alternatives For Super Bowl Snacks

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:25pm
Super Bowl parties traditionally rely on dips and chips, pizza, wings and generally high fat and high calorie foods. But the director of WVNCC's Culinary Arts Program says you can trade nutrients for fats, without losing taste in the bargain. Spinach dip is standard fare at game parties. "Everybody loves spinach dip," said Marian Grubor, director of West Virginia Northern Community College's culinary arts program. "But we have mayonnaise and sour cream."
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Five New Weirton Patrolmen Sworn In

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 4:27pm
It's was an exciting day in Weirton Friday, not only for the police department, but for the entire city as five new police officers were sworn in.  This is all part of an expansion process in the department that has been in the works for a while now. 
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NY lawmaker: NFL should require synthetic marijuana testing

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 4:20pm
A New York state lawmaker who has sponsored bills targeting synthetic marijuana is calling on the NFL to require players to take drug tests for the substance.
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The Latest: Amid lead concerns, bottled water urged for some

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 4:08pm
The Latest on concerns about lead in residents' tap water around Ohio (all times local):
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Amusement park will rehire special needs worker after outcry

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 4:08pm
An eastern Pennsylvania amusement park has offered to rehire a special needs employee after his co-worker took to social media to lambast the company for firing him.
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Fayette County Schools will cut 18 staff positions

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:40pm
Fayette County Schools will eliminate professional jobs and service personnel in an effort to match funding the state allows for such positions.
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AG wants dismissal of Penn State officials' charges reversed

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:40pm
State prosecutors want a Pennsylvania appeals court to reconsider its dismissal of some of the criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up complaints against Jerry Sandusky.
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Court rejects AG Kane's request to reinstate law license

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:40pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is declining to reinstate the suspended law license of Pennsylvania's attorney general as she fights criminal charges she leaked secret grand jury material and lied about it under oath.
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Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:32pm
A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's...
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More tests show Ohio village's water OK after lead scare

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:00pm
Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency says lead levels in tap water were below the federal allowable limit in most of the recent samples requested by homeowners in the northeast Ohio village of Sebring.
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