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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 »»

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 »»

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