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Penn State ex-officials' case heads to appeals court hearing

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 1:47am
A Pennsylvania appeals court is to hear oral arguments in the criminal cases against three former high-ranking Penn State administrators, nearly four years after two of them were first charged.
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Medical researchers say fetal tissue remains essential

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 1:35am
The furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research. But U.S. scientists have been using such cells for decades to develop vaccines and...
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Ohio Co. Board of Education President Wants Investigation

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:16pm
Parents, teachers, and other concerned residents packed a room for the regular meeting of Ohio County's Board of Education -- amid rising concerns about the direction Wheeling Park High School's administration will take. Ohio County's Board of Education has not yet replaced former assistant principal Bernie Dolan.
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Weirton City Officials Making Big Plans for Business Owners

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 8:52pm
Weirton Council held their first public meeting and reading for an amendment to the Home Rule Program.One year after the city implemented a business and occupation tax, the city council is now considering displacing the wholesale portion and adding a 1% sales tax on retail sales. Mayor Harold Miller says this change will give relief to small business owners and retailers and would be of long term benefit.Miller added, "so there may be some individuals who may not be paying an...
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Father Associated with Amber Alert Makes First Court Appearance

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 8:18pm
Just weeks ago-- an Amber Alert was sent out for a missing seven-year-old Jefferson County girl, on Monday that girl's father, Matthew Montgomery, made his first appearance in court.Montgomery has been charged with interference with custody in the first degree after his daughter, Mariska, was reported missing from her home on Cadiz Road in Wintersville.The Amber Alert was canceled when Illinois State Police officers found the girl with her father on Interstate 70. The girl was...
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Elderly Woman Finds Intruder Inside Her Home

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 8:13pm
Police now investigating after an intruder broke into an elderly woman's home and demanded money.
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DA: Couple won't face charges in deaths of 3 children

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 6:27pm
An eastern Pennsylvania prosecutor says a couple charged with letting their daughter's teeth rot so badly it endangered her life won't face charges over the deaths of three other children.
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Police ID 2 found dead in vehicle near fire

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 5:35pm
Police say a Brunswick woman and her estranged husband were found shot to death in a car as fire damaged several nearby homes. Authorities say the events are related.
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Pennsylvania man dead in crash on interstate outside Vegas

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 5:02pm
Authorities say a 77-year-old Pennsylvania man died and a woman was injured in a fiery weekend crash involving their 2005 Jaguar sedan and a truck hauling pork products on an interstate highway about 70 miles northeast of...
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Local Students Pass Along Importance of Higher Education

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:58pm
A group of local students are ready to tackle the new school year and pass along the importance of higher education. Higher Education Readiness Officers (HEROs) is a relatively new program happening at some high schools in West Virginia. The goal is to educate high school students about the importance of higher education, whether it's a four year degree or a technical school.Starting early is essential, according to incoming Sophmore Alec Kuskey."I learned that it really is a ...
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Judge rules against ex-coal CEO in several document motions

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:30pm
A judge has ruled against ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship in motions over documents in his criminal case.
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City of Wheeling Issues Boil Order for Parts of Warwood

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:25pm
The City of Wheeling Water Department has issued the attached Boil Order on Monday in the Warwood area. Affected addresses are: 406-498 Hazlette Ave (Even side only) and 401-523 Richland Ave (Odd side only).Customers should boil water for 48 hours after service is restored.
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Michigan senator seeks study on Canadian nuclear waste plan

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:22pm
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow wants to invoke a treaty with Canada to prevent construction of a nuclear waste disposal facility than a mile from Lake Huron.
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Temple University presenting media award to Wolf Blitzer

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:10pm
Temple University is presenting its Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award to CNN's Wolf Blitzer.
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Immigrant women file tort claim alleging harm from detention

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:54pm
Five immigrant women are seeking millions of dollars in damages from the federal government for what they contend is psychological and physical harm as a result of being held in detention.
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AEP Announces Planned Power Outage

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:53pm
Nearly 1,200 AEP customers in Marshall County will experience a planned power outage as crews perform work on Wednesday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.Customers in the area of 12th Street through Campbell Hill will be affected.The light at the intersection of 12th Street and Lafayette Avenue will be maintained by police during those hours.
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Jury Selection Held In Michael LaMotte Trial

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:49pm
Jury selection is being held today in the Michael LaMotte trial.He's accused of shooting and killing his wife, 60 year old Beverly LaMotte, last fall. The 63-year-old changed his plea from not guilty by reason of insanity just not guilty not too long ago. 
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W.Va. Delegate McCuskey to make political announcement Tues

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:27pm
Republican state Del. JB McCuskey is planning an announcement about his political future.
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Card-skimmer zaps WesBanco ATM for more than a week

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:58pm
WesBanco officials released a statement Monday afternoon regarding an ATM card-skimming incident that affected many customers in the Ohio Valley. 
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