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Court delivers blow to Obamacare subsidies

July 22, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and... more »»

 
 
 

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Court delivers blow to Obamacare subsidies

July 22, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and... more »»

AK Steel buys Follansbee coke plant

July 22, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Brooke County officials are watching carefully developments with two local steel mills, with one expected to gain a new owner and another at risk of being downsized. more »»

Man arrested in Hallmark armed robbery

July 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A 32-year-old Steubenville man was arrested and charged following an armed robbery Monday evening at the Hallmark store in Hollywood Plaza. Jonathan Smith of Rear 1319 Sinclair Ave. more »»

Wellsburg plan work continues

July 22, 2014 WELLSBURG — Reducing flood insurance costs, improving transportation to the city and drawing new businesses, residents and visitors are all goals set for Wellsburg officials in the comprehensive pla... more »»

Local men elected to state posts with Legion

July 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — David Hilliard, a 26-year member of American Legion Post 274, has been elected Department of Ohio Commander for the American Legion for a one-year term. more »»

Local Sports

Colabella to Fletcher

July 22, 2014 BETHANY — As the former head coach at Bellaire High School, Jose Davis lost graduating senior Spencer Badia, who threw for more than 8,000 yards. more »»

Madonna trio preparing for Sunday’s annual OVAC game

July 22, 2014 BETHANY — Will Bowser, Nate Guio and Eliott Nero didn’t strut into the dorm at Bethany College with Madonna’s Class AAA state title trophy in tow. more »»

Bucs’ home win streak snapped

July 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — A sharp Hyun-Jin Ryu and some clutch hitting enabled the Los Angeles Dodgers to overcome the absence of two top sluggers. more »»

Briefs

July 22, 2014 Legion tourney starts Wednesday WEIRTON — Weirton American Legion Post 10 will kick off the annual Area 1 Legion Tournament Wednesday at Ed Bowman Field playing Moundsville. Weirton is the N. more »»

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 »»

Obituaries

Mary Hood

July 22, 2014 HOOD, Mary Lou (Barnhart), 67, of Colliers, WV, died peacefully on Monday, July 21, at her son’s home surrounded by her family. more »»

Catherine Dennis

July 22, 2014 DENNIS, Catherine Arlene “Cathy-Sis,” a homemaker, 60, of Toronto, OH, passed away suddenly Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. She was born Sept. more »»

David L. Jenkins

July 22, 2014 Jenkins, David L., 60, of Steubenville, Ohio, passed away at his home Monday, July 21, 2014. David was born July 11, 1954, in Brilliant, OH, son of the late Joseph L. and Jeanne Lloyd Jenkin. more »»

Gerald Polen

July 22, 2014 POLEN, Gerald E. “Jerry,” 81, of Brilliant, OH, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West. He was born No. more »»

Rhoda Christian

July 22, 2014 CHRISTIAN, Rhoda, 78, of Cadiz died Saturday. A memorial service will be held on a date to be announced. more »»

Community

Time to get a ‘Taste of Quinn’

July 22, 2014 If you were worried about the absence of what has been a June tradition at Quinn Memorial AME Church in Steubenville, fret no more. more »»

Delegates to Boys State, Girls State address Piney Fork Legion, Auxiliary

July 22, 2014 PINEY FORK — Three delegates sponsored by the Piney Fork American Legion and Auxiliary to attend Buckeye Boy and Girls State returned to share their experiences in learning about government and loca... more »»

Community happenings

July 22, 2014 Nifty Needles reminded about expo The Nifty Needles Neighborhood Group of the American Sewing Guild held its July meeting at the First Christian Church on Main Street, Weirton. 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 »»

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 »»

Business

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

Prosecutor has case in child rape suspect's death

July 22, 2014 URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says he has received the results of a sheriff's office investigation into the death of a central Ohio child rape suspect who died several days after being... more »»

Man accused of enslaving woman to be sentenced

July 22, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — A man convicted of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio could receive life in prison when he's sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Youngstown. more »»

Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio

July 22, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Working-class whites are no longer a majority of Ohio's eligible voters, a historic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that has political parties pledging more outreach to a... more »»

Ohio man sentenced to life in marijuana slaying

July 22, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 19-year-old central Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison after admitting that that fired a shotgun into a man's face during a robbery at a marijuana-growing operatio... more »»

Ohio base workers offered buyouts ahead of layoffs

July 22, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Civilian employees at Ohio's largest military base will have until Aug. more »»

National Sports

As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

July 22, 2014 BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) — Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory in cycling's greatest race on Tuesday b... more »»

T.J. Ward hearing on Denver assault charge delayed

July 22, 2014 DENVER (AP) — A court hearing for Broncos safety T. more »»

James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

July 22, 2014 MADRID (AP) — After scoring the most goals of any player at the World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday. more »»

Ward scheduled for court on assault charge

July 22, 2014 DENVER (AP) — Broncos safety T.J. Ward is scheduled to be in court for charges stemming from an incident at a strip club. more »»

Tour de France heads to Pyrenees in Stage 16

July 22, 2014 CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali is in the yellow jersey as the Tour de France peloton set off on the longest stage, into the Pyrenees. more »»

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