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Park’s Long Bombs Blast South in Class AAA Win - The Intelligencer
PARKERSBURG - The Wheeling Park boys' soccer team dialed in from practically another area code to defeat Parkersburg South 2-0 in a Class AAA, Region I, Section 1 semifinal Tuesday at Erickson All-Sports Facility.
Brooke Can’t Get on Board In 9-0 Defeat - The Intelligencer
PARKERSBURG - Senior Tommy Logston scored three goals while sophomore Immanuel Opoku-Duah contributed two goals and two assists and freshman Parker Miller notched two goals as unbeaten Parkersburg High, the No. 1 Class AAA boys' soccer team in the state ...
WLU Grad Uses Game to Teach Important Lesson - The Intelligencer
WINTER PARK, Fla. - High school football coach Dave Wensyel made national news last month when he suited up his autistic team manager for a game. During an untimed down at the end of the first half, 19-year-old C.J. Williams took over as quarterback for ...
Libertarian Says He’s ‘The Real Republican’ In W.Va.’s Senate Race - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - The man who calls himself "the real Republican" in West Virginia's Senate race came to Wheeling on Tuesday to talk politics and small government at the University Economics Club's luncheon at River City Ale Works. John Buckley, the Libertarian ...
Sales Tax Hike Recommended - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - A three-member panel of Wheeling City Council on Tuesday recommended increasing the municipal sales tax from 0.5 percent to 1 percent to stabilize the city's rapidly expanding police and fire pension costs. The move would provide additional ...
Cancer Survivors Join for Strength - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - Dr. Jondavid Pollock asked the dozens of breast cancer survivors gathered at Wheeling Hospital on Tuesday why celebrating their survival is important for both former and current patients. "Because we're still alive," was one answer that rang ...
High Pollution Found Near Wells - The Intelligencer
CLEVELAND (AP) - A study in a rural Ohio county where oil and gas drilling is booming found air pollution levels near well sites higher than those in downtown Chicago. A team from the University of Cincinnati and Oregon State University placed 25 monitors ...
CPR May Become Requisite For Grads - The Intelligencer
CHARLESTON - West Virginia lawmakers are considering making hands-on CPR training a graduation requirement for the state's high schools. American Heart Association of West Virginia officials have requested a study of the requirements and presented ...
More Ebola Airport Checks - The Intelligencer
WASHINGTON (AP) - As the U.S. closed a gap in its screening of airline passengers arriving from three West African nations, an Ebola-free African country said it would begin checking visiting Americans for the disease. Rwanda's health minister said Tuesday ...
Council Deadlocked on $400K Bond Issue for New Garage - The Intelligencer
Moundsville Councilman David Haynes voted against issuing $400,000 worth of bonds to purchase the Kittle Hauling Co. property, 803 Brown St., near the Jefferson Avenue Extension for a new city garage Tuesday, allowing the ordinance to fail because members ...
Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies - The Intelligencer
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one ...
PHILIP BLIZZARD - The Intelligencer
Philip B. Blizzard, 66, beloved husband of Sara (nee Keys) Blizzard, devoted father of Michele (Barry) Whelan, Joshua (Alexandra) Blizzard and Seth Blizzard, loving grandfather of Liam and Amelia Whelan, dear brother of Betsy (Porky) Ashbrook, Martha (Chip ...
Rural areas seek piece of subprime-loan settlement - The Intelligencer
Long seen as having devastated Sun Belt cities, the subprime mortgage crisis unleashed turmoil on Ohio and other rural areas. Now federal officials are pledging regulatory attention and financial help. Subprime loans were distributed in the rural U.S. at ...
Wozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA Finals - The Intelligencer
SINGAPORE (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month's New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals on Tuesday. Wozniacki won 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-2 to beat ...
Backup Cincinnati QB suspended after arrest - The Intelligencer
CINCINNATI (AP) — Backup quarterback Jarred Evans was suspended indefinitely by Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville on Tuesday for his arrest over the weekend on a misdemeanor assault charge. Tuberville said the junior-college transfer won't be allowed to ...