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Football’s back with OVAC game

July 27, 2014 If you’re a fan of high school football, today will certainly serve as a preview of what’s coming in just a few weeks. more »»

Demand for blood never goes away

July 26, 2014 Whether contemplating going shopping for back-to-school supplies or deciding which community pool to visit in the waning days of summer, we ask that you also give some thought to doing something... more »»

Denmark was link to our area’s past

July 25, 2014 With the passing of Meyer Denmark in Florida, a name linking the merchant community of Steubenville and Weirton with the past has died. Denmark was 93 when he died July 17. more »»

Obamacare still very murky law

July 24, 2014 When is a “state” not a “state”? When it is a word used to describe health care tax credits in the Obamacare law, which remains ambiguous depending upon which side of the political aisle one’s judge... more »»

Increased traffic needs vigilance

July 23, 2014 The statistics in energy field areas regarding motor vehicle accidents are soberin. more »»

Unintended victims in the war on coal

July 22, 2014 It is illegal to kill certain endangered animals, including golden eagles. If you get caught doing so, even accidentally, the federal government will punish you with stiff fines. more »»

Surprises ahead for Obamacare

July 21, 2014 Like millions of other Americans, some Ohioans decided health insurance coverage through the Obamacare law sounded good — so they signed up for it. more »»

Highway bill just a tough compromise

July 20, 2014 There are solutions and there are compromises. And then there is government accounting and the Federal Highway Trust Fund. more »»

Community comes together in Weirton

July 19, 2014 Weirton has seen many changes over the years, resulting, in many ways, from the downturn of the local steel industry. more »»

Event an opportunity to bring area together

July 18, 2014 One area family’s quest to remember and celebrate their son and brother continues this weekend. Lee West was a well-liked 15-year-old with what should have been a bright futur. more »»

Johnson seeks accountability

July 17, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, is painfully aware of the damage done by runaway government of the type favored by President Barack Obama. more »»

Jamboree helps boost economy

July 16, 2014 What began as a small music festival tucked away in the hills of Eastern Ohio in the mid-1970s has become one of the most important stops on the country music circuit. more »»

Return of James story of growth

July 15, 2014 LeBron James left Cleveland in a very dramatic, public way, on a TV show he didn’t have to do, which left a bad feeling on the part of a lot of Clevelanders and Cavaliers fans four years ag. more »»

Ohio’s prison food woes are troubling

July 14, 2014 Feeding the thousands of inmates at Ohio prisons is a big, demanding job. Getting it right all the time may be impossible. more »»

We always rise above malaise

July 13, 2014 Two and a half years into his presidency, on July 15, 1979, President Jimmy Carter made what is arguably his most famous address, the “Crisis of Confidence” speech that preceded an attempt at a... more »»

Texting, driving not a good mix

July 12, 2014 The facts about texting and driving are overwhelming but some people just can’t put that cell phone down. Texting while driving causes more than . more »»

25-Year Club keeps area tradition alive

July 11, 2014 The Weirton Steel 25-Year Club Picnic is taking place Saturday, bringing with it a local tradition that can be traced to generations of Weirton area steelworkers. more »»

Fun, activities set in Follansbee

July 10, 2014 Three days of entertainment, food, games and camaraderie are set to kick off Friday with the Follansbee Community Days. more »»

Weirton celebrates its Greek heritage

July 9, 2014 For 27 years, the Weirton community has celebrated its history and the Greek heritage which has been a part of the city since its beginning. more »»

We’d better ensure we connect the dots

July 8, 2014 Fifty-six people, most of them old women selling food to make money so they could eat, died when Boko Haram terrorists set off a bomb in a Nigerian marketplace last Tuesda. more »»

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