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Kasich among election surprises

October 13, 2014 WASHINGTON — A free steak dinner for everyone who predicted the Senate races in Kansas and South Dakota would be in doubt three weeks from Election Day. more »»

Harrison County native sues lab for sperm mix-up

October 13, 2014 By MOLLIE WARNER Special to the Herald-Star UNIONTOWN — A former Harrison County woman has filed a lawsuit against Midwest Sperm Bank of Cook County, Ill. more »»

Brooke County veterans museum welcomes director

October 13, 2014 WELLSBURG — The new executive director of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Museum brings a variety of talent and experience to the role. more »»

AP poll: Americans with insurance worry about health bills

October 13, 2014 WASHINGTON — Having health insurance is no panacea for high medical costs. Overall, 1 in 4 privately insured U.S. more »»

Business review site Yelp battles extortion claims

October 13, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yel. more »»

Toronto school levy renewal on ballot

October 13, 2014 TORONTO — Voters will be asked to consider a five-year, 5-mill renewal levy for Toronto City School District operations when they vote on Nov. 4. more »»

Scoreboard project begins at Indian Creek

October 13, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Work is under way on the installation of a high-tech scoreboard at Indian Creek High Schoo. more »»

City native part of Hughes Lecture Series

October 13, 2014 From staff reports WEST LIBERTY — Appalachian author Richard Hague, a Steubenville native, will visit West Liberty University Tuesday and Wednesday for a lecture and poetry reading that is part of... more »»

W.Va. clerks prepared for onslaught of early voting

October 13, 2014 By JOSELYN KING Special to the Herald-Star WHEELING — West Virginia voters needing to register to vote in time for the Nov. 4 general election have until Tuesday to do so. more »»

Burgettstown royalty

October 13, 2014 Melody Singer, daughter of Dennis and Mary Singer of Hanover Township, was crowned the 2014 Burgettstown High School Homecoming queen during a halftime ceremony at the Blue Devils’ Saturday game... more »»

Regional Roundup

October 13, 2014 Fire reported at two homes early today CONNORVILLE — Several volunteer fire departments early today were battling a blaze that reportedly affected two houses on county Road 14, officials said. more »»

North Korea: Remains of U.S. soldiers being moved

October 13, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said today that the remains of American soldiers killed during the Korean War were being neglected and “carried away en masse,” in an apparent effort to pressur... more »»

Mardis Gras gala beneficiary named

October 13, 2014 WEIRTON — The Rotary Club of Weirton Heights is giving a helping hand to a new organization through its annual fundraiser gala. more »»

Harrison program board to meet

October 13, 2014 CADIZ — The Harrison County Common Pleas Court Community Corrections program board will meet at 9 a.m. Oct. 23 in the jury room of the courthouse. The guest speakers will begin at 9:30 a.m. more »»

Wellsville officer nets marijuana bust

October 13, 2014 WELLSVILLE — A routine traffic stop Thursday afternoon by a village police officer turned up 3 pounds of suspected marijuana in the trunk. more »»

Volunteers clean city hilltop areas

October 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A community cleanup Saturday organized by the Hilltop Community Development Corp. more »»

Ohio’s poverty numbers down in recent years

October 12, 2014 COLUMBUS — Ohio’s job picture appears rosy overall, yet some residents have not felt the effects. The state’s poverty rate has declined slightly since Gov. more »»

Follansbee offers early Christmas sights, sounds

October 12, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Christmas has come a little early to Follansbee Park this weekend, with the trees decorated in lights and holiday tunes sung by everyone from Bing Crosby to Kenny Chesney heard... more »»

Steubenville Salvation Army prepares for busy holidays

October 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — It may only be early October, but already the Salvation Army of Steubenville is thinking Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. So that means first things first. more »»

Head to Toe Expo show set for Oct. 19

October 12, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The third-annual “What a Woman Wants ... Head to Toe Expo” is set for noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Florian Hall. more »»

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