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Today July 23, 2019

‘Game-changer’ cracker plant in Wood County is off, but another developer could step up

W.Va. development director says original investor is trying to market to other companies.

As Suspension Bridge remains closed, Wheeling officials looking at all options for preservation

The bridge may open up to vehicles in August following June incident with an overweight bus.

Grant County emergency leader worries about unreliable phone service

Peggy Bobo Alt fears the constant and extended land line outages will eventually cost somebody their life because they cant reach 9-1-1

State trooper recovering from I-81 accident injuries, family grateful for support

Cpl. Josh Ware was clearing debris from I-81 when he was struck by a downed cable.

House, Senate pass bill meant to relieve financially-troubled power plant

Pleasants Power Station, which employs 160 people, would be exempt from $12.5 million annual business and occupation taxes.

Stand-alone U.S. Customs facility at Yeager Airport welcomed by officials

U.S. Customs has been working without its own facility at Yeager Airport since 2016.

‘Our faith does not depend on one individual,’ new bishop tells West Virginia Catholics

Bishop Mark Brennan will be formally installed in August as the replacement for former Bishop Michael Bransfield who resigned from the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston amid scandal.

Police in Logan County investigate stabbing death

Police say brothers were fighting.

Wheeling-Charleston Diocese has new bishop

Mark Brennan coming from West Virginia from Archdiocese of Baltimore to replace Michael Bransfield.

Yesterday July 22, 2019

Report: Baltimore auxiliary bishop to be next bishop of Wheeling-Charleston

News conference scheduled in Wheeling Tuesday.

Amber Alert issued; child in ‘extreme danger’

The alert was issued around 6:45 p.m. on Monday.

Rainstorm gets Jamboree off to a good start for Boone County, Italian scouts

Groups met each other under a canopy for breakfast.

Expansion, realignment of Route 2 planned with $10 million federal grant

Plans would free-up room along Ohio River for development.

House paves way for future “Roads to Prosperity” bond issuance

Resolutions head to state Senate for consideration Tuesday.

International scouts getting first glimpse of U.S. through West Virginia lens

The 24th World Scout Jamboree is at the Summit Bechtel Reserve through August 2.

Lawmakers consider a break for struggling power plant

Pleasants Power Station is asking for $12.5 million annual relief on its business and occupation tax.

Summit, West Virginia opens doors as World Scout Jamboree begins

The Boy Scouts of America is co-hosting the event with Canada and Mexico's scouting programs.

DUI with death charge after Harrison County crash

Meadowbrook man charged following girlfriend's death.

Human remains discovered in Raleigh County

The remains were located near Beckley.

Teenager pleads guilty in Charleston shooting death

Charges against Gregory Tyler White were transferred to adult status.

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