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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 »»

Murray Energy suit gathering support

July 7, 2014 The late President Ronald Reagan once said, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’” Sometimes that is all too true. more »»

Mideast events are troubling

July 6, 2014 The declaration of a new Islamic state in the Middle East by Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi should be the wake-up call that the world has needed about the issues boiling throughout the Middle East since the... more »»

Play it safe when enjoying the water

July 5, 2014 State natural resource officers in Ohio and West Virginia last week finished up their participation in Operation Dry Water. more »»

Spirit of 1776 continues to live today

July 4, 2014 We cannot describe the spirit of freedom any better than the men who created the document which led the nation toward the actions which we celebrate today. more »»

Some things to consider this holiday weekend

July 3, 2014 While talk is made by modern Americans about the need for a new constitutional convention, we doubt that could produce anything that would come close to the lasting and enduring document that has... more »»

Fireworks will light up skies

July 2, 2014 The booms, bangs and bright lights of fireworks are just as much a part of celebrating our nation’s birth as the parades, picnics and other festivities, often drawing large crowds of residents to... more »»

Reasoning, logic behind decision

July 1, 2014 It would follow that if businesses have the right to free speech in the form of campaign contributions that business should have a right to religious freedo. more »»

Symphony performance part of area festivities

June 30, 2014 An appearance by the Wheeling Symphony has become just as much a part of Weirton’s Independence Day festivities as the community’s parad. more »»

U.S. must adjust to a new reality

June 29, 2014 Insurgents are gaining a stronghold in Iraq to the point where there is serious danger that the nation’s democratically elected government could fall soo. more »»

Put safety first during holiday

June 28, 2014 The Fourth of July is usually a time to celebrate with family picnics and get togethers, sometimes accompanied by a few bangs and booms. more »»

Tough choices face W.Va. Legislators

June 27, 2014 The time has come for the West Virginia Legislature to revisit the casino laws to determine what can be done to help ensure survival of an industry that local communities have come to depend upon. more »»

Thunder kicks off celebration

June 26, 2014 Wintersville will be the place to be this Friday and Saturday. more »»

Chester department marking anniversary

June 25, 2014 It’s not often a local group, organization or business gets to celebrate 100 years of history, but that is exactly what is happening this week as the community observes the centennial of the Chester... more »»

Ohio needs access to free political speech

June 24, 2014 Throughout the world, politics in America has the reputation of being something of a free-for-all in which candidates and their supporters trade charges and counter-charges with virtually no... more »»

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