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Authorities Investigating Tuesday Night Shooting in Steubenville

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Steubenville Police are on the scene of a shooting near Sherman Avenue, where one person was injured Tuesday evening. More>>

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Young Child Hit by Car in Newell

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A four-year-old child was flown to the hospital Tuesday evening after he was hit by a car in Hancock County.According to Sheriff Ralph Fletcher, the child was attempting to cross Route 2 when they were hit. Fletcher said they are still in the early stages of the investigation.Stay with 7News and WTRF.com as details continue to develop. More>>

Student Safety Paving the Way for John Marshall's New Look

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Marshall County Board of Education members discuss the on-going construction at John Marshall High School.
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Months-Long Lane Reduction Has Drivers Asking Questions

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It's a road project that's been going on for nearly five months, with no apparent construction. More>>

UPDATE: Principal Releases Statement After Three Buckeye Local Football Players Seriously Injured in Crash Video included

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Three Buckeye Local High School football players were injured in a crash Monday evening on their way home from practice, according to the school's athletic director. More>>

Suspect in Shooting Death of Pa. Trooper Identified

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(AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks is a survivalist who has expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officers and commit mass murder.
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'Reinvent Wheeling' Working to Improve Future of the City Video included

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A group called Reinvent Wheeling is working with several business and organization representatives across the state of West Virginia about conversations and ideas of how to create a strong and thriving community. The group is not focusing on creating what 'once was', rather, what will be used now and into the future. More>>

Wheeling Man Facing Felony Daytime Burglary Charges

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Police arrested Dondie Lee Williams, 35, after his former girlfriend reported to them that Williams kicked in the front door of her home, started yelling at her, broke her TV and punched holes in the wall. The victim also said Williams threw her phone against the wall so she could not call the police.
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Dept. of Energy Study: No Water Pollution From Fracking

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at one site in western Pennsylvania.The Department of Energy report was released Monday.
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Belmont County Children's Services Director Speaks on Peterson Child Abuse Case Video included

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Christine Parker, the director of Belmont County Children's Services said there is a clear difference between discipline and abuse.
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Plans Moving Forward for Moundsville-to-Morgantown Highway Video included

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Its been on the table for nearly 20 years, but now a much talked about project could see new traction due to the oil and gas industry. More>>

Historic Wheeling Island Flood Wall Will Serve as Centerpiece for New Park Video included

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A Wheeling Island landmark that measured the water level of each flood that struck the area since the early 1900's will now serve as the centerpiece for a soon-to-be created park. More>>

UPDATE: Brooke County Murder Suspect Found Competent to Stand Trial

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A Brooke County man accused of murder more than a year ago has been declared competent to stand trial. More>>

State Police, Weirton Police on Scene of Alleged Drug Bust Video included

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West Virginia State Police and Weirton Police were on the scene of an alleged drug bust in Weirton on Monday afternoon. More>>

TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 2 to Be Shut Down as Crane Crosses Highway

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Route 2 near the Ohio/Brooke County line will be temporarily closed on Monday and Thursday of this week to allow a crane to cross the highway and inspect an overhead conveyor. More>>

UPDATE: Ohio County School Board Fires Employee Who Pleaded Guilty to Drug Charges Video included

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Kristyn Fetcko, a counselor at Ritchie Elementary School, was relived of her duties on Monday night after a unanimous 5-0 vote. More>>

City in Belmont County will Soon Add More than $1.6 Million to its Budget

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One city in Belmont County will soon add more than $1.6 Million dollars to its budget. More>>

Warrant Issued for Former Youth Worker Accused of Sexual Abuse Video included

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 A warrant has been issued for a former Youth Services System employee who has been accused of sexual abuse. More>>

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  • Band of the Week: Buckeye Local

    Band of the Week: Buckeye Local

    Thursday, September 4 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-09-04 14:58:31 GMT
    This past Memorial Day, Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson selected the Buckeye Local Marching band to represent the state at the Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. This year, the Panthers look to be one of the areas top bands once again. They are this week's WTRF/CA House Band of the Week.The Buckeye Local Panther Marching Band is one of the premier bands in the OVAC. Bill Stephens has served as band director for over twenty years. He says the best thing about the band is simply, the kids. "T...
    This past Memorial Day, Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson selected the Buckeye Local Marching band to represent the state at the Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. This year, the Panthers look to be one of the areas top bands once again. They are this week's WTRF/CA House Band of the Week.The Buckeye Local Panther Marching Band is one of the premier bands in the OVAC. Bill Stephens has served as band director for over twenty years. He says the best thing about the band is simply, the kids. "T...





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