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Promises kept, Pence tells Wheeling crowd

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WHEELING — Vice President Mike Pence told supporters Wednesday there are more job openings in the nation today “than there are Americans looking for jobs,” and the story of America “is the second greatest story ever told.” President Donald Trump considers West Virginia “the ...

Protesters meet Pence before area appearance

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WHEELING — Russian interference with free and fair U.S. elections topped the list of concerns expressed Thursday by protesters at Oglebay Park. About 35 individuals assembled near the entrance to Wilson Lodge, which hosted a visit by Vice President Mike Pence. Those concerned citizens ...

Regional roundup

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Saline trustees set special meeting HAMMONDSVILLE — The Saline Township trustees will meet in special session at 4:30 p.m. today at the township complex, county Road 50A. Trustees are to discuss levies and a fire contract. Engineer releases work schedule STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson ...

Edison plans back-to-school rally

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RICHMOND — Edison High School will be the site of the school district’s third-annual back-to-school rally set from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 5. on the school grounds on state Route 152. The Edison Local School District board is expecting approximately 500 students and their parents to ...

Wellsburg revitalization group sets goals

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WELLSBURG — The Downtown Wellsburg Revitalization Group is exploring ways to attract new businesses and visitors to the city’s downtown business district. Those ways include capitalizing on its assets in an online video, offering incentives for the development of vacant buildings and ...

Oglebay Park marking 90th year

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WHEELING — A grand celebration befitting the “crown jewel” of Wheeling’s park system is planned this weekend to mark the 90th anniversary of Oglebay Park’s inception. To honor the event, many activities will take place Saturday and Sunday at the park. Rod Haley, senior vice ...

Walk and Bike Steubenville

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Kim and John Neidengard, center, were among those signing up and heading out on a walk through downtown as part of Walk and Bike Steubenville 2018, the Steubenville Revitalization Group’s What’s Up Downtown event for July, held Wednesday. Walkers and bicyclists were given routes through ...

In appreciation of veterans

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The Jefferson County Veterans Association held its annual picnic July 21 to honor and celebrate veterans of Jefferson County. Approximately 90 people participated with veterans who served in World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, and Desert Storm to the present on hand along with family ...

Police reports

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Toronto Cited: Matthew R. Barton, 24, Apartment 2, 315 Main St., Toronto, one way street; Richard W. Vasconcellos, 46, 630 N. Fourth St., Toronto, driving with suspended license; and Matthew J. McCormick, 22, 2556 county Road 47, Toronto, driving with suspended license. Charged: Joshua W. ...

Firefighters’ cancer bill takes focus

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STEUBENVILLE — Retired Steubenville Fire Department Assistant Chief Michael Taylor discussed the need for participation in a firefighter cancer research study as he took part in the weekly news conference call of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. Brown said while people think of firefighters ...