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A Father Returning from Afghanistan Dresses as Easter Bunny to Surprise his Young Daughter Video included


A little girl's Easter wish came true Friday morning when her dad came home from Afghanistan. More>>

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Murray Energy Corporation Unable to Provide Medical Coverage

Murray Energy Corporation Unable to Provide Medical Coverage


Murray Energy Corporation has announced it is unable to provide medical coverage to former Consol Energy employees.

West Virginia Division of Highways Begins Work on Pothole Damaged Roads


The West Virginia Division of Highways began working on some of the pothole-damaged roads in the area. More>>

More Than 6,000 Acres Around Piedmont Lake Leased for Gas Drilling Video included


The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District on Friday moved to approve the lease of more than 6,000 acres around Piedmont Lake for natural gas drilling. More>>

Attorney: Man Arrested in Wheeling and Wanted in Virginia Murders Is Being Held Illegally Video included

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - A public defender in West Virginia says a northern Virginia man sought for questioning in three slayings is being held illegally.   

UPDATE: Hancock County Sheriff Says Reports of Identification of Body Found in River Are False


Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher on Friday said media reports on the identity of woman's body found in the Ohio River on Wednesday are false, as the victim's family has not been notified and, the identity has not been officially confirmed from the medical examiner's office. More>>

Ohio Sees Record High Heroin Overdose Deaths


The state says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and public health crisis. More>>

Future of Switzerland of Ohio Schools Remains Unknown as Deficit Nears Video included


Beallsville residents turned out to a local school board meeting on Thursday after rumors persisted about the future of their local high school. More>>

UPDATE: Indictments Handed Down in Cadiz Murder, Rumors Laid to Rest Video included


A grand jury has handed down indictments for Matthew Dowdle and Eve Kelley, accused of murdering 45-year-old Joseph Struthers in Cadiz earlier this month. More>>

MarkWest Invests $1.5 Billion Into Ohio Valley Shale Field Video included


MarkWest has invested nearly $1.5 billion into the Utica Shale Field in the Ohio Valley, and on Thursday, WTRF was granted an exclusive tour of their facility. MarkWest has been processing natural gas More>>

Ohio State to Save Millions of Dollars with Former President Gee's Move


Gordon Gee is giving up part of his retirement package as he becomes president of West Virginia University. More>>

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