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  • Traffic Headaches Possible at Italian Festival

    Traffic Headaches Possible at Italian Festival

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:50:16 GMT
    If you plan on attending the Italian Festival this weekend, beware of some traffic backups as hundreds of people flood into downtown Wheeling to celebrate the 32nd Annual festival to showcase Italian-American Heritage in the Ohio Valley.
    If you plan on attending the Italian Festival this weekend, beware of some traffic backups as hundreds of people flood into downtown Wheeling to celebrate the 32nd Annual festival to showcase Italian-American Heritage in the Ohio Valley.
  • Police Say Thefts on the Rise in Wheeling

    Police Say Thefts on the Rise in Wheeling

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:47:14 GMT
    Thefts are on the rise in the Friendly City, according to detectives with the Wheeling Police Department.In the last week numerous reports of thefts from vehicles and multiple breaking and entering cases have been reported.
    Thefts are on the rise in the Friendly City, according to detectives with the Wheeling Police Department.In the last week numerous reports of thefts from vehicles and multiple breaking and entering cases have been reported.
  • 2014 Italian-American of the Year Honored at Festival Kick-Off Dinner

    2014 Italian-American of the Year Honored at Festival Kick-Off Dinner

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:31:39 GMT
    The 2014 Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival officially kicked off Wednesday evening with the annual dinner at the McClure Hotel Ballroom in Downtown Wheeling.In addition to good conversation, excitement about the upcoming festival and great food, this year's Italian-American of the year, Robert Gaudio, was honored.Gaudio spent 12 years on the board of the Italian Festival, six of them serving as the chair. He hung up his hat in 2012, but said he is honored to receive the award. "It's...
    The 2014 Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival officially kicked off Wednesday evening with the annual dinner at the McClure Hotel Ballroom in Downtown Wheeling.In addition to good conversation, excitement about the upcoming festival and great food, this year's Italian-American of the year, Robert Gaudio, was honored.Gaudio spent 12 years on the board of the Italian Festival, six of them serving as the chair. He hung up his hat in 2012, but said he is honored to receive the award. "It's...
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  • New Martinsville Police Officer Saves Elderly Man After Car Fills With Toxic Fumes

    New Martinsville Police Officer Saves Elderly Man After Car Fills With Toxic Fumes

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:29:53 GMT
    A New Martinsville Police Officer is being credited with going above and beyond the call of duty after rescuing an 87 year-old Harrison County man who was found unresponsive in a disabled vehicle that was filling with toxic fumes after the radiator busted.
    A New Martinsville Police Officer is being credited with going above and beyond the call of duty after rescuing an 87 year-old Harrison County man who was found unresponsive in a disabled vehicle that was filling with toxic fumes after the radiator busted.
  • Man, Woman, Charged in Wetzel County Arson That Killed Three People

    Man, Woman, Charged in Wetzel County Arson That Killed Three People

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:37:51 GMT
    Two Pennsylvania residents have been charged with first-degree murder in the arson deaths of three people in Wetzel County earlier this year.
    Two Pennsylvania residents have been charged with first-degree murder in the arson deaths of three people in Wetzel County earlier this year.
  • West Virginia Northern Hosting Open House at New Martinsville Campus

    West Virginia Northern Hosting Open House at New Martinsville Campus

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:07:27 GMT
    High school students looking to pay a little less for their college education--On Thursday, WVNCC is holding an open house at their New Martinsville campus to learn more about the new, much lower tuition for taking early entrance college courses. The open house will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m., and attendees will be entered for a chance to win a free online early entrance course.
    High school students looking to pay a little less for their college education--On Thursday, WVNCC is holding an open house at their New Martinsville campus to learn more about the new, much lower tuition for taking early entrance college courses. The open house will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m., and attendees will be entered for a chance to win a free online early entrance course.
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  • Doctor at McMechen Pain Management Clinic Responds to Allegations

    Doctor at McMechen Pain Management Clinic Responds to Allegations

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:30:25 GMT
    On Monday, a McMechen pain management clinic became the center of an investigation by The West Virginia Bureau for Public Health after unsafe practices were alleged, and on Thursday, the clinic's doctor responded to the allegations.
    On Monday, a McMechen pain management clinic became the center of an investigation by the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health after unsafe practices were alleged, and on Thursday, the clinic's doctor responded to the allegations.
  • Former Wheeling Resident Accused of Sexually Assaulting Marshall County Juvenile

    Former Wheeling Resident Accused of Sexually Assaulting Marshall County Juvenile

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:15:44 GMT
    A man accused of 30 counts of sexual abuse by a custodian had his day in court on Tuesday.58-year-old Landrum Robbins was in Marshall County Circuit Court in front of judge Mark Karl. Robbins is a former Wheeling man accused of allegedly sexually assaulting a Marshall County juvenile in May of 2010. He pleaded not guilty to all 30 counts and was sent back to Northern Regional Jail where he awaits his pre-trial hearing, which has been set for August 19.His bond remains set at $100,000.
    A man accused of 30 counts of sexual abuse by a custodian had his day in court on Tuesday.58-year-old Landrum Robbins was in Marshall County Circuit Court in front of judge Mark Karl. Robbins is a former Wheeling man accused of allegedly sexually assaulting a Marshall County juvenile in May of 2010. He pleaded not guilty to all 30 counts and was sent back to Northern Regional Jail where he awaits his pre-trial hearing, which has been set for August 19.His bond remains set at $100,000.
  • 14th Annual Marshall County Back to School Fun Fair A Huge Success

    14th Annual Marshall County Back to School Fun Fair A Huge Success

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:13 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:13:51 GMT
    Families started lining up as early as 2 a.m. Wednesday morning for the chance to be part of the Annual Marshall County Back to School Fun Fair.
    Families started lining up as early as 2 a.m. Wednesday morning for the chance to be part of the Annual Marshall County Back to School Fun Fair.
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  • Casino General Manager Seeks Compromise on Hancock County Smoking Ban

    Casino General Manager Seeks Compromise on Hancock County Smoking Ban

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:53:23 GMT
    The Hancock County Board of Health opens its doors on Wednesday for public comments on the proposed smoking ban.Meanwhile, Mountaineer Casino and Racetrack General Manager Chris Kern sat down with WTRF to discuss how this would effect his facility. Kern says their position from the very beginning isn't just about smoking versus non smoking - the decision can impact loss of revenue, loss of jobs, and the tax structure. Kern says this will have both immediate and long term effects on the casino...
    The Hancock County Board of Health opens its doors on Wednesday for public comments on the proposed smoking ban.Meanwhile, Mountaineer Casino and Racetrack General Manager Chris Kern sat down with WTRF to discuss how this would effect his facility. Kern says their position from the very beginning isn't just about smoking versus non smoking - the decision can impact loss of revenue, loss of jobs, and the tax structure. Kern says this will have both immediate and long term effects on the casino...
  • Hancock County Smoking Ban One Step Closer to Reality

    Hancock County Smoking Ban One Step Closer to Reality

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:57:45 GMT
    The possibility of a smoking ban going into effect in one local county has been going on for several months now, but after a meeting on Tuesday, it looks like that ban could be arriving soon.
    The possibility of a smoking ban going into effect in one local county has been going on for several months now, but after a meeting on Tuesday, it looks like that ban could be arriving soon.
  • Congressman Attends Heated Roundtable Discussion on Gun Control in Hancock County

    Congressman Attends Heated Roundtable Discussion on Gun Control in Hancock County

    Saturday, July 5 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-07-05 20:33:56 GMT
    Congressman David McKinley attended a roundtable discussion on gun control in Hancock County on Thursday.Everyone from Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher, to gun owners, to sportsman club members, got involved in the heated discussion, where they covered topics from who should be allowed to carry guns to how to protect children in schools.West Virginia has the most gun owners but the lowest crime rate. That was just one of the facts McKinley brought up during the roundtable discussion. He ...
    Congressman David McKinley attended a roundtable discussion on gun control in Hancock County on Thursday.Everyone from Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher, to gun owners, to sportsman club members, got involved in the heated discussion, where they covered topics from who should be allowed to carry guns to how to protect children in schools.West Virginia has the most gun owners but the lowest crime rate. That was just one of the facts McKinley brought up during the roundtable discussion. He ...