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Threatening Message Left on Bathroom Wall at Local High School

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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>>

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Man Arrested on Kidnapping Charges in Weirton Video included

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One man is behind bars and charged with numerous offenses after holding a woman against her will in Weirton. More>>

Trinity Health Officials Pleased with Treatment of "False Alarm" Ebola Patient Video included

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Ebola scares continue to pop up across the nation including a few here in the Ohio Valley. The latest false alarm was Tuesday in Steubenville. A patient came into Trinity Health Systems Express Care Tuesday around lunch time with flu-like symptoms and has recently been in contact with someone who traveled to Africa.The patient was transported to Trinity's West Campus for potential treatment where he was cleared of being at risk for Ebola. More>>

Wide Range of Gas Prices Seen Across Ohio Valley Video included

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7News spoke to a local economics professor on why there's almost a $0.50 difference at gas stations within about 35 miles.
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Over 100 Turn Out on First Day of Early Voting in Ohio County Video included

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Wednesday marked the first day of early voting in West Virginia, and polling numbers in Ohio County show that people can't wait to get out to cast their ballot. More>>

Foundation Teachers Students Dangers of Distracted Driving Video included

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On Wednesday, spokesmen from the Chaffin Luhana Foundation visited two local high schools to talk to students about the dangers of distracted driving. More>>

164 people being monitored for Ebola in Ohio

State officials say there are now 164 people in Ohio being monitored for Ebola because they had contact or potential contact with the Texas nurse who visited the Akron area before being diagnosed with the virus. More>>

Woman Facing Felony Drug Charges in Ohio County

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A woman is facing felony drug charges in Ohio County after being picked up by the West Virginia State Police. Magistrate Harry Radcliffe said Kayla Young, 25, was arrested and is facing one count of possession with intent to deliver marijuana, three counts of manufacturing marijuana and one conspiracy to commit a felony.Young is being held on $50,000 bond in the Northern Regional Jail. No other details about her arrest were immediately available. More>>

John Marshall High School Students and Staff Undergo Training from FBI Agents Video included

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FBI Agents from Pittsburgh are teaching local high school students a new approach to keeping them safe. Presentations were given to every student in every classroom at John Marshall High School on Wednesday. Organizers said the importance of students listening to their teacher if a threat would arise is crucial to keeping everyone safe. The program started a few years ago, and Special Agent Jeff Cisar said it's important that students do what their teachers say, and teachers can know there is... More>>

C.A. House Band of the Week: Bellaire Big Reds Marching Band Video included

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This week's WTRF-C.A. House Band of the Week is the Bellaire Big Reds. While they are a young group with only 46 members, including the 11-member Red Line Dance Team, first-year band director Holly McCormack said they are a hard-working bunch.The entertaining halftime show features a variety of rock music. Seventh grade student Tanner Schmidli is part of the impressive drum line. The band also features a talented group of trumpet and saxophone players. The Red Line Dance Team is under the dir... More>>

New Report Shows Pseudoephedrine Sales Down in Mountain State

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A new report says pseudoephedrine sales in West Virginia are down about 31 percent compared to last year. Pseudoephedrine is a cold medication ingredient that's used illegally to manufacture methamphetamine. The report says pharmacies in West Virginia sold 230,080 boxes of cold medications containing pseudoephedrine through September. That's down from 335,985 boxes sold during the same nine-month period in 2013. The report also says the number of people buying these cold medications in West V... More>>

Johnson & Johnson to Spend up to $200M on Ebola Vaccine Program

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Johnson Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.
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OVMC Partnering with James Cancer Network at OSU

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Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) announced Wednesday that they have joined the James Cancer Network at The Ohio State University, offering patients the expertise of 160 doctors who all specialize in different types of cancer treatment. More>>

American Detained in North Korea Arrives Home in Ohio

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CINCINNATI (AP) - An American man just freed from North Korea has arrived in his home state of Ohio Wednesday morning.
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U.S. Marshals Capture Alleged Sex Offender Hiding in Man Made Fort

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Authorities arrested an alleged sex offender wanted in Brooke County Tuesday after locating the man in a man made fort in Pennsylvania. More>>

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

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A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's... More>>

Early Morning Bust in Monroe County Uncovers Meth Operation

Authorities Discover Meth Operation

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The Monroe County Sheriff's Department along with the Washington County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at approximately 6:15 Wednesday morning on State Route 800 in Monroe County. More>>

Columbia Gas to Begin Overnight Work in Steubenville

Columbia Gas Will Begin Overnight Work in Steubenville

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Court Alley will be closed from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Portions of Market Street may also be affected during those hours. 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.