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Ohio rakes in $45M in online taxes

July 21, 2014 DAYTON — Online sales tax collections have hit an all-time high in Ohio this budget year, reaching $45 million, a 68 percent increase over the past five years. more »»


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Ohio rakes in $45M in online taxes

July 21, 2014 DAYTON — Online sales tax collections have hit an all-time high in Ohio this budget year, reaching $45 million, a 68 percent increase over the past five years. more »»

Tuition at most Ohio universities rises again

July 21, 2014 COLUMBUS — Tuition at 11 of Ohio’s 13 traditional, four-year public universities will rise this fall. more »»

Jammin’ on the Jamboree stage

July 21, 2014 Montgomery Gentry members, Eddie Montgomery, left, and Troy Gentry perform Sunday during the fourth and final day of the 2014 version of Jamboree in the Hills. more »»

Rib cook says his joy comes when he serves

July 21, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. — As a rib cook, Bill Ball travels across the country doing something that he loves — making people happ. more »»

Bleeding study to include Wheeling area

July 21, 2014 By SHELLEY HANSON Special to the Herald-Star WHEELING — Victims of traumatic injury in the Wheeling area could become part of a medical study aimed at preventing people from bleeding to death en... more »»

Local Sports

How sweep it is

July 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Taking the extra base was the key for the Pittsbur’gh Pirates in completing a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies. more »»


July 21, 2014 Post 33 in final COSHOCTON — Steubenville Post 33 defeated Cadiz (9-5) and Tusky County (4-2)?Sunday to make it to today’s championship series against top-seeded Wayne County in the Region 7... more »»

Vahalik boosts Washington’s winning ways

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON, Pa. — As a player for the Washington Wild Things, Jim Vahalik lives with a host family during the 90-game season in the summer. more »»

Ijames signs major deal with Arizona

July 20, 2014 Washington, Pa. — From Frontier League All-Star to major leaguer. Washington Wild Things outfielder Stewart Ijames’ contract has been purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. more »»

Davis caps Ohio roster

July 20, 2014 By SETH STASKEY Special to the Herald-Star Jose Davis has completed his positional roster for the OVAC All-Star Charity Football Classic, which will kick off one week from tonight at Wheeling Islan... more »»


Lorraine Petrella

July 21, 2014 PETRELLA, Lorraine Mary Colesante, was called to her heavenly home on July 18, 2014, to join her first husband Adolph Paul Colesante who died July 20, 1977, and her son, Michael William Colesante wh... more »»

Olivia Marinos

July 21, 2014 MARINOS, Olivia, 89, of Warren, OH, previously of Streetsboro, OH, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, with her loving daughter and granddaughters at her side. more »»

Michael Shupe

July 21, 2014 SHUPE, Michael David, 58, of Steubenville, OH, passed away July 19, 2014, in East Liverpool, OH. He was born Oct. 19, 1955, in Baltimore, MD, a son of the late Chalmer and June Ann (Merriman) Shupe. more »»

Louise Curtis

July 21, 2014 CURTIS, Louise E. Upright, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at the Weirton Medical Center. Born Dec. 31, 1928, in Lobstadt, Germany, Louise was a daughter of the late Max and Martha Lange Gremer. more »»

Robert Porter

July 21, 2014 PORTER, Robert L., 84, of Mingo Junction, OH, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Valley Hospice Care Center Nort. more »»


ADK Chapter celebrates America

July 21, 2014 WEIRTON — Alpha Delta Kappa Fidelis Gamma Chapter met July 3 at Williams Country Club with 11 members and one guest attending. more »»

Wellsburg 4th of July event winners are announced

July 21, 2014 WELLSBURG — Winners of various contests held during the Wellsburg 4th of July celebration have been announced. more »»

Community happenings

July 21, 2014 WHS Class of 1964 continues plans The Wintersville High School Class of 1964 reunion committee met June 27 with six members present to work on the souvenir booklet under the direction of Janet... more »»

Energy Express ready for tonight’s open house

July 21, 2014 WEIRTON — The Energy Express, a West Virginia University Extension summer reading and nutrition program, began June 23 with 48 children participating at Weir Middle School. more »»

Women’s golf news

July 20, 2014 BLACKMOOR The Blackmoor Monday Evening Golf League played a “three-gal, best ball” event on July 14. Winners of the event were Yuko Williams, Lacey Bennett and Linda Caput. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Questions about appointment

July 20, 2014 To the editor: At the July 8 City Council meeting, 1st Ward Councilman Gerald DiLoreto found it necessary to resort to a written statement in order to launch his latest attack upon those who invest... more »»

Vietnam veterans thank community

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Our organization, the Vietnam Veterans Support Group Chapter 1, conducted a successful fundraising and community service project at the Wal-Mart store at the Fort Steuben Mall on June... more »»

Animal Welfare event a success

July 20, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Animal Welfare League’s 40th anniversary “Around the World” dinner July 13 at St. more »»

Mandel’s behavior is offensive

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Josh Mandel’s behavior is atrocious and offensive to the public and abusive to us taxpayer. more »»

Question about statue placement

July 20, 2014 To the editor: This is concerning the placement of the Steelworker statue. more »»


Should online accounts die with you?

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters? ... more »»

U.S. millennials buy homes later

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. more »»

Quick Takes

July 20, 2014 FUNDS RAISED: Neighborhood Hospitality In. more »»

Beth McVay’s design business celebrates 25th year

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE – Beth McVay opened her interior design business on Jan. 1, 1984, and in the 30 years since she has worked on thousands of projects in the Tri-State Area and beyond. more »»

Subscribers could win iPad Mini

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win an iPad Mini during a July promotional drive. more »»

Ohio News

Man killed in single car crash in Ohio

July 22, 2014 STEWART, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old man has been killed in a single vehicle crash in Stewart. more »»

Express says Michael Weiss will retire as CEO

July 21, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Clothing and accessories chain Express Inc. more »»

Kasich administrator returns to Ohio Right to Life

July 21, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An administrator from the staff of Republican Gov. more »»

Death of baby killed by dog is ruled an accident

July 21, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The death of a 7-month-old Indiana boy who was attacked and killed by a dog in Ohio has been ruled an accident. more »»

New charges in rock-throwing that injured teacher

July 21, 2014 MIFFLINBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Pennsylvania teenagers now stand charged as adults in a highway rock-throwing incident in Pennsylvania that left an Ohio teacher critically injured. more »»

National Sports

Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

July 22, 2014 DALLAS (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now. more »»

Rockies place 1B Justin Morneau on 15-day DL

July 22, 2014 DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a strained neck. more »»

Bills DT Dareus to enter substance abuse program

July 22, 2014 PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday. more »»

Tony Stewart riding high from sprint car victory

July 22, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing. more »»

Manziel scores as NFL's top-selling jersey

July 21, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. more »»

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