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WVNCC Weirton campus is offering free aerobics class WEIRTON — Beginning June 6, West Virginia Northern Community College is offering a free, in-person low-impact aerobics class on the Weirton campus, located at 150 Park Ave. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. ...

New CCHS principal’s job offer is withdrawn

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STEUBENVILLE — One month after naming a new principal for Catholic Central High School and Bishop John King Mussio Junior High School, the job offer has been withdrawn by officials with the Diocese of Steubenville. In a letter to parents, the pastoral administrators, in collaboration with ...

Justin Boley promoted to fire captain in Steubenville

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Steubenville firefighters and city leaders celebrated the promotion of Justin Boley to fire captain Wednesday. Boley, who joined the department 10 1/2 years ago, finished first on the promotional exam and will replace a captain who retired. On hand for the ceremony were, clockwise from left, ...

Man in custody following fatal shooting, standoff

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MIDWAY, Pa. — A Smith Township man was arrested and charged with homicide after he fatally shot his neighbor while the victim was cutting the grass on his riding lawnmower Wednesday afternoon. Washington County District Attorney Jason Walsh said police officers were called to the 10 block ...

Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school

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UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman’s rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday, as investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when ...

Kennywood now open daily

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Memorial Day weekend is nearly upon us, and with it, two long-awaited returns for Kennywood fans: The second annual Bites and Pints Food & Drink Festival, and the opening of the reborn Kangaroo ride. Pittsburgh’s thrills and entertainment destination begins its ...