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Weirton Man Appears in Court on Charges of Criminal Child Enticement

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An 81 year old man is behind bars after allegedly attempting to lure children into his car near a local school. Steubenville police said they received a call about a suspicious car in the area of Steubenville High School.
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Bethany College Sues U.S. for $262,000 in Thefts

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A private West Virginia college is suing the U.S. government over funds seized during a theft investigation.Bethany College is seeking $262,020 in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in West Virginia's Northern District. The complaint alleges the cash was forfeited to investigators from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.The complaint says the money should be set aside for the college.Between 2011 and 2013, Shelly Lough stole more than $1 million from the college, where she... More>>

Unemployment Rates Drop in West Virginia

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Unemployment rates fell in all 55 of West Virginia's counties in September. WorkForce West Virginia says that at 11 percent, Mingo County was the only one with a jobless rate in the double digits. Counties with an unemployment rate below 5 percent included Harrison , Putnam , Preston , Jefferson,Pendleton ,and Monongalia . The state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate in September was 6.6 percent.(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, bro... More>>

WVU Expels 3 Students After Post Game Disturbances

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West Virginia University announced Thursday afternoon that it had expelled three students for "acts of misconduct," following last Saturday's WVU-Baylor football game.  More>>

WVU Player Among those Cited in Weekend Riot

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Morgantown Police arrested multiple people, cited others, and the city is still assessing the cost of damages to city property. More>>

Extra Patrols at Wheeling Park High School After Threatening Message Found

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Students at Wheeling Park High School located the following threats on a boys bathroom stall's wall Wednesday.Authorities say this was the message they found. "I am going tobring a gun and shoot some kids then shoot myself because I'm bullied to much." and "Skool is gonna blow up today."Authorities said kids were evacuated and state police, Ohio County Sheriff's Department and Wheeling Police searched the school. Police said nothing was found.The administration worked with law enforcement all... More>>

Officials warn Ohioans of unclaimed funds scam

State officials are warning Ohioans about an unclaimed funds scam. More>>

Average US 30-year loan rate falls to 3.92 pct.

Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to slide this week, raising prospects of a wave of consumers refinancing their loans. The 30-year mortgage fell further below 4 percent. More>>

Officials Warn Ohioans of Unclaimed Funds Scam

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials are warning Ohioans about an unclaimed funds scam.The Ohio Department of Commerce says a company is mailing postcards throughout the state asking residents to call and search for unclaimed funds. Callers are then prompted to give their Social Security number and visit the official website for the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators, which officials say makes the search seem legitimate.Officials said in a statement Wednesday the postc... 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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