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. spokesperson Gary Broadbent confirmed there will be layoffs at several of its mines in West Virginia and Ohio. . spokesperson Gary Broadbent confirmed there will be layoffs at several of its mines in West Virginia and Ohio.

Murray Energy Lays Off More Than 1,800 Workers Video included

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Murray Energy Corp. has announced the lay off of more than 1,800 employees at mines in West Virginia, Ohio and Illinois.  More>>

GC&P Closed From Bethany Pike to Pogues Run

GC&P Closed From Bethany Pike to Pogues Run Video included

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GCP Road from Bethany Pike to Pogues Run is closed as of 7:25 am Friday. More>>

Wheeling Police Investigation Robbery At Mountaineer Auto

Wheeling Police Investigating Robbery At Mountaineer Auto Video included

Officers with the Wheeling Police Department are investigating a robbery at Mountaineer Auto. Officers with the Wheeling Police Department are investigating a robbery at Mountaineer Auto.
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Wheeling Police are investigating a robbery at a local business.They were dispatched to Mountaineer Auto on Warwood avenue just before midnight Friday after a witness called 911 saying they heard a "loud bang" then saw someone exit the business. More>>

WV Sen. Manchin helps launch Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus

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U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Tim Scott, R-S.C., launched the Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse. More>>

W.Va. introduces military heritage website, brochure

The state Division of Tourism has introduced a website and brochure on West Virginia's military heritage ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. More>>

Attorney General studying possible medical marijuana plan

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is studying the plausibility of a tightly crafted medical marijuana proposal. More>>

Martins Ferry Holds Early Commencement So Dying Father Can See Daughter Graduate

, Brooklyn Kropka Monroe, was approaching graduation with a heavy heart. Her father, Rod Monroe, in the last stages of cancer, was sent home from the hospital on hospice care. , Brooklyn Kropka Monroe, was approaching graduation with a heavy heart. Her father, Rod Monroe, in the last stages of cancer, was sent home from the hospital on hospice care.
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It was a father's dying wish, to see his daughter graduate. His daughter, Brooklyn Kropka-Monroe, was approaching graduation with a heavy heart. Her father, Rod Monroe, in the last stages of cancer, was sent home from the hospital on hospice care. The family feared he might not live to Sunday's commencement. So Martins Ferry School officials agreed to hold Brooklyn's graduation early. More>>

Number of Events for Holiday Weekend in Wheeling, WV

FILE:  Philip Lagat of Kenya wins the 2014 Ogden Half Marathon in Wheeling, WV. FILE: Philip Lagat of Kenya wins the 2014 Ogden Half Marathon in Wheeling, WV.
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The 2015 Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon classic is less than a day away and while the big race may be too much for some, there are other race events to get involved in. More>>

Parts of Ernie's Esquire Sold Piece by Piece at Auction Video included

Ernie's Esquire building in Bethlehem, WV has been auctioned off and sold to a new owner. Ernie's Esquire building in Bethlehem, WV has been auctioned off and sold to a new owner.
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It was a hub for fun, food, and entertainment for a number of years in the Ohio Valley. Now all that remains of Ernie's Esquire building has been auctioned off and purchased by a new owner.   More>>

Wheeling Civitan Club Names Madison Elementary 'School of the Year'

Madison Elementary School, a standout teacher and a super student were recognized Wednesday by the Wheeling Civitan Club. Madison Elementary School, a standout teacher and a super student were recognized Wednesday by the Wheeling Civitan Club.
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The Wheeling Civitan Club has named Madison Elementary School their "School of the Year". Ohio County Schools Superintendent Dianna Vargo presented Madison Elementary School Principal Walt Saunders with a plaque at the organization's regular meeting on Wednesday at the WATCH Center in Wheeling. During the meeting, Vargo also recognized the Civitan “Educator of the Year", “Student of the Year”, and “Parent Volunteer of the Year.” Madison teacher Cathy Whorton was named “Educator of the Year” ... More>>

Federal Security Officers from Wheeling Honored in Washington, DC

Gary Weldon, Larry Wildman, and Don Wood were recognized at a ceremony held in   Washington, DC on Thursday for their service during an assault on the Wheeling Federal Building on  October 9, 2013. Gary Weldon, Larry Wildman, and Don Wood were recognized at a ceremony held in Washington, DC on Thursday for their service during an assault on the Wheeling Federal Building on October 9, 2013.
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Three court security officers from the Wheeling Federal Building are recipients of awards from the US Marshals Service. More>>

Steubenville Teen Flown to Hospital After Shooting Video included

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Steubenville Police are on the scene of a shooting that happened Thursday afternoon. More>>

Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm

(Photo Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech via AP) (Photo Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech via AP)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported. More>>

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  • New Drug Addiction Resource Website Now Available

    New Drug Addiction Resource Website Now Available

    Monday, March 2 2015 12:26 PM EST2015-03-02 17:26:12 GMT
    A new resource in the fight against the drug problem in the Ohio Valley is officially going to launch on Tuesday. The web site, www.drugfreeov.com is the next step in getting information out to the community, allowing anyone to log on and find addiction and treatment resources.
    A new resource in the fight against the drug problem in the Ohio Valley is officially going to launch on Tuesday. The web site, www.drugfreeov.com is the next step in getting information out to the community, allowing anyone to log on and find addiction and treatment resources.
  • "Day of Hope" Celebrating Drug-Free Lifestyle in WV Set for September

    "Day of Hope" Celebrating Drug-Free Lifestyle in WV Set for September

    Thursday, May 21 2015 10:44 AM EDT2015-05-21 14:44:33 GMT
    The Ohio County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (OCSAPC) and West Virginia Council of Churches are teaming up for this prevention and recovery on Sunday, Sept. 13.The Ohio County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (OCSAPC) and West Virginia Council of Churches are teaming up for this prevention and recovery on Sunday, Sept. 13.
    It may be months away, but September 13 has been set aside to celebrate and support a drug-free lifestyle in West Virginia. It's a statewide effort called the "Day of Hope".
    It may be months away, but September 13 has been set aside to celebrate and support a drug-free lifestyle in West Virginia. It's a statewide effort called the "Day of Hope".
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    Monday, March 2 2015 12:37 PM EST2015-03-02 17:37:11 GMT
    Narcan stops an overdose. Some call it a miracle drug, a life saver, but not everyone is on board with that.
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  • Murray Energy Lays Off More Than 1,800 Workers

    Murray Energy Lays Off More Than 1,800 Workers

    Friday, May 22 2015 5:44 PM EDT2015-05-22 21:44:01 GMT
    . spokesperson Gary Broadbent confirmed there will be layoffs at several of its mines in West Virginia and Ohio.. spokesperson Gary Broadbent confirmed there will be layoffs at several of its mines in West Virginia and Ohio.
    Murray Energy Corp. has announced the lay off of more than 1,800 employees at mines in West Virginia, Ohio and Illinois. 
    Murray Energy Corp. has announced the lay off of more than 1,800 employees at mines in West Virginia, Ohio and Illinois. 
  • Wheeling Police Investigation Robbery At Mountaineer Auto

    Wheeling Police Investigating Robbery At Mountaineer Auto

    Wheeling Police Investigating Robbery At Mountaineer Auto

    Friday, May 22 2015 9:59 AM EDT2015-05-22 13:59:47 GMT
    Officers with the Wheeling Police Department are investigating a robbery at Mountaineer Auto.Officers with the Wheeling Police Department are investigating a robbery at Mountaineer Auto.
    Wheeling Police are investigating a robbery at a local business.They were dispatched to Mountaineer Auto on Warwood avenue just before midnight Friday after a witness called 911 saying they heard a "loud bang" then saw someone exit the business.
    Wheeling Police are investigating a robbery at a local business.They were dispatched to Mountaineer Auto on Warwood avenue just before midnight Friday after a witness called 911 saying they heard a "loud bang" then saw someone exit the business.
  • Parts of Ernie's Esquire Sold Piece by Piece at Auction

    Parts of Ernie's Esquire Sold Piece by Piece at Auction

    Friday, May 22 2015 12:15 PM EDT2015-05-22 16:15:30 GMT
    Ernie's Esquire building in Bethlehem, WV has been auctioned off and sold to a new owner.Ernie's Esquire building in Bethlehem, WV has been auctioned off and sold to a new owner.
    It was a hub for fun, food, and entertainment for a number of years in the Ohio Valley. Now all that remains of Ernie's Esquire building has been auctioned off and purchased by a new owner.  
    It was a hub for fun, food, and entertainment for a number of years in the Ohio Valley. Now all that remains of Ernie's Esquire building has been auctioned off and purchased by a new owner.  
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