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New Ohio Protocols for Travelers from West African Countries

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New Ohio protocols say travelers returning from West African countries that have Ebola outbreaks are to be quarantined at home for three weeks if they've been exposed to anyone potentially infected with the virus. The protocols announced Friday say public officials will check the health of those travelers daily.
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Early Voting Wraps Up Saturday in West Virginia

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About 78,000 voters have cast ballots in West Virginia before Election Day, lower than a similar 2010 nonpresidential year. That total is still growing as early voting wraps up Saturday. As of Friday morning, the secretary of state's office says about 73,800 people voted early and almost 4,500 returned absentee ballots.
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Andre Wade Sentenced to 12 Years for Rape, Assault & Drug Possession

Andre Wade Sentenced to 12 Years for Rape, Assault & Drug Possession

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A Jefferson county man has been sentenced to 12 years behind bars for raping a 16-year-old girl and assaulting her boyfriend while they walked home from school. More>>

New Details in Donald Bartz Murder Case out of Brooke County

New Details in Donald Bartz Murder Case out of Brooke County

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There are new developments in a murder out of Brooke County back in May of 2014. More>>

Don't Forget to Change Your Clocks

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Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people usually set their clocks back before heading to bed Saturday night.
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Coal Official: Number of Mining Sites Falls to 96

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LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) - The president of the West Virginia Coal Association reports a decrease in the number of coal mining sites in the state.Bill Raney says the state has 96 active mining sites, down from 152 in 2013 and 184 in 2012. Media outlets report that Raney attributes the decline to uncertainty created by President Barack Obama's administration.Raney also says the industry is seeing a shift in production from mines in southern West Virginia to northern West Virginia. He attributes that ... More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the Augusta Levy Learning Center Video included

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The Augusta Levy Learning Center is changing lives of children diagnosed with autism every day.
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Local Organization Helping Community to Identify Drug Abuse

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A local organization has partnered with the newly formed Drug Court in Ohio County, and is preparing their staff on how to identify and care for those affected by drug abuse. Employees from all 5 offices of Wellspring Services gathered in Wheeling Friday for a two day training on substance abuse assessment, treatment and after care. Wellspring Family Services is a division of Crittenton Services that is now the exclusive providers for the new juvenile drug court in Ohio County. More>>

Annual Pumpkin Drop Another Huge Success at St. Michael's

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It was raining pumpkins at one local school Thursday afternoon.Eighty students in grades six through eight participated in the St. Michael Parish School's annual Pumpkin Drop.Students were given one week to design an enclosure that will protect a pumpkin which was dropped off the roof of the school.Once it dropped students had thirty seconds to remove the pumpkin from the package.The pumpkin was then inspected by three teachers who then determined the winner."The kids love it and it just keep... More>>

Gambling Association Touts Economic Impact

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The American Gaming Association has sent a letter to Pennsylvania's legislative leaders highlighting the findings of a study on casino gambling's impact in the state.The letter sent Thursday cites a study conducted by Oxford Economics that found Pennsylvania's casino industry contributes $6.2 billion to the state's economy, supports more than 30,000 jobs and generates $2.4 billion in tax revenue.The association calls on the legislature to work with the casino industry to c... More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Four-Legged Employees Video included

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As you head off to work, what do you take with you? Most people would list common items, like a wallet, purse, keys, and briefcase. But a surprising number of people are now taking their pets with them to work.Tax time can be stressful, but at Jackson Hewett in Wheeling, the birds liven up the office by talking to clients and staff. "The birds inject a little humor into it. It gives the kids something to do because they can talk with the birds, said owner Sam Lapp. "One night when they didn't... More>>

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  • Band of the Week: Brooke High School

    Band of the Week: Brooke High School

    Thursday, October 9 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-10-09 14:10:02 GMT
    This week's WTRF C.A. House "Band of the Week "comes to us from the Northern Panhandle, known as the "pride of Brooke County." The news spread like wild fire when Brooke High School students found out that they were chosen as Band of the Week. "It's nice knowing all of our hard work has paid off," said Ashley VanCamp, Color Guard Captain.Members of the Brooke High School Marching Band pride themselves on their cohesiveness and their great ability to work together as what makes them successful...
    This week's WTRF C.A. House "Band of the Week "comes to us from the Northern Panhandle, known as the "pride of Brooke County." The news spread like wild fire when Brooke High School students found out that they were chosen as Band of the Week. "It's nice knowing all of our hard work has paid off," said Ashley VanCamp, Color Guard Captain.Members of the Brooke High School Marching Band pride themselves on their cohesiveness and their great ability to work together as what makes them successful...
  • Band of the Week, Wheeling Park High School

    Band of the Week, Wheeling Park High School

    Thursday, October 2 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-10-02 15:06:16 GMT
    This week's WTRF, CA House "Band Of The Week" is the Wheeling Park High School Marching Band.As the sun is mellowing and the leaves are changing, the 90 members of Park's band are working. They started in July, and are working on an ever-changing, creative half-time show.This year's theme - "The music of now.""We started with a little bit of Daft Punk, then it went into adding a Fallout Boy tune, and some Imagine Dragons - groups I'd never heard of. But when I heard the music, it was fantasti...
    This week's WTRF, CA House "Band Of The Week" is the Wheeling Park High School Marching Band.As the sun is mellowing and the leaves are changing, the 90 members of Park's band are working. They started in July, and are working on an ever-changing, creative half-time show.This year's theme - "The music of now.""We started with a little bit of Daft Punk, then it went into adding a Fallout Boy tune, and some Imagine Dragons - groups I'd never heard of. But when I heard the music, it was fantasti...
  • WTRF, CA House Band of the Week: St. Clairsville

    WTRF, CA House Band of the Week: St. Clairsville

    Thursday, September 18 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-09-18 16:17:18 GMT
    Throughout this high school football season 7News will travel the area to bring you an up close look at some of the best marching band around! This week we take you to Red Devil Land where the St Clairsville marching band has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past few years.
    Throughout this high school football season 7News will travel the area to bring you an up close look at some of the best marching band around! This week we take you to Red Devil Land where the St Clairsville marching band has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past few years.





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