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Court delivers blow to Obamacare subsidies

July 22, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and... more »»

 
 
 

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Court delivers blow to Obamacare subsidies

July 22, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and... more »»

AK Steel buys Follansbee coke plant

July 22, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Brooke County officials are watching carefully developments with two local steel mills, with one expected to gain a new owner and another at risk of being downsized. more »»

Man arrested in Hallmark armed robbery

July 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A 32-year-old Steubenville man was arrested and charged following an armed robbery Monday evening at the Hallmark store in Hollywood Plaza. Jonathan Smith of Rear 1319 Sinclair Ave. more »»

Wellsburg plan work continues

July 22, 2014 WELLSBURG — Reducing flood insurance costs, improving transportation to the city and drawing new businesses, residents and visitors are all goals set for Wellsburg officials in the comprehensive pla... more »»

Local men elected to state posts with Legion

July 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — David Hilliard, a 26-year member of American Legion Post 274, has been elected Department of Ohio Commander for the American Legion for a one-year term. more »»

Local Sports

Camaraderie

July 23, 2014 By MIKE MATHISON Sports editor BETHANY — Jose Davis and B.J. Depew get it. They lived it. And, they are witnessing their players getting it also. more »»

Pirates get back to winning ways

July 23, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Clint Hurdle watched rookie Gregory Polanco scuffle for the better part of two weeks before giving the talented but raw right fielder a needed night off on Monday. more »»

Briefs

July 23, 2014 Legion tourney starts today WEIRTON — Weirton American Legion Post 10 will kick off the annual Area 1 Legion Tournament today at Ed Bowman Field playing Moundsville. Weirton is the No. more »»

Colabella to Fletcher

July 22, 2014 BETHANY — As the former head coach at Bellaire High School, Jose Davis lost graduating senior Spencer Badia, who threw for more than 8,000 yards. more »»

Madonna trio preparing for Sunday’s annual OVAC game

July 22, 2014 BETHANY — Will Bowser, Nate Guio and Eliott Nero didn’t strut into the dorm at Bethany College with Madonna’s Class AAA state title trophy in tow. more »»

Obituaries

Mary Hood

July 22, 2014 HOOD, Mary Lou (Barnhart), 67, of Colliers, WV, died peacefully on Monday, July 21, at her son’s home surrounded by her family. more »»

Catherine Dennis

July 22, 2014 DENNIS, Catherine Arlene “Cathy-Sis,” a homemaker, 60, of Toronto, OH, passed away suddenly Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. She was born Sept. more »»

David L. Jenkins

July 22, 2014 Jenkins, David L., 60, of Steubenville, Ohio, passed away at his home Monday, July 21, 2014. David was born July 11, 1954, in Brilliant, OH, son of the late Joseph L. and Jeanne Lloyd Jenkin. more »»

Gerald Polen

July 22, 2014 POLEN, Gerald E. “Jerry,” 81, of Brilliant, OH, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West. He was born No. more »»

Rhoda Christian

July 22, 2014 CHRISTIAN, Rhoda, 78, of Cadiz died Saturday. A memorial service will be held on a date to be announced. more »»

Community

Liking lemons for many reasons

July 23, 2014 Lemons are available year-round, and if you have a chance to buy in quantity for a lower price, they will keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. more »»

Community happenings

July 23, 2014 The Tri-State Marine Corps Club met July 14 at the Serbian Cultural Center in Weirton with Commandant Edgile Covey presiding and leading in opening exercise. more »»

Time to get a ‘Taste of Quinn’

July 22, 2014 If you were worried about the absence of what has been a June tradition at Quinn Memorial AME Church in Steubenville, fret no more. more »»

Delegates to Boys State, Girls State address Piney Fork Legion, Auxiliary

July 22, 2014 PINEY FORK — Three delegates sponsored by the Piney Fork American Legion and Auxiliary to attend Buckeye Boy and Girls State returned to share their experiences in learning about government and loca... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Questions about appointment

July 20, 2014 To the editor: At the July 8 City Council meeting, 1st Ward Councilman Gerald DiLoreto found it necessary to resort to a written statement in order to launch his latest attack upon those who invest... more »»

Vietnam veterans thank community

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Our organization, the Vietnam Veterans Support Group Chapter 1, conducted a successful fundraising and community service project at the Wal-Mart store at the Fort Steuben Mall on June... more »»

Animal Welfare event a success

July 20, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Animal Welfare League’s 40th anniversary “Around the World” dinner July 13 at St. more »»

Mandel’s behavior is offensive

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Josh Mandel’s behavior is atrocious and offensive to the public and abusive to us taxpayer. more »»

Question about statue placement

July 20, 2014 To the editor: This is concerning the placement of the Steelworker statue. more »»

Business

Should online accounts die with you?

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters? ... more »»

U.S. millennials buy homes later

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. more »»

Quick Takes

July 20, 2014 FUNDS RAISED: Neighborhood Hospitality In. more »»

Beth McVay’s design business celebrates 25th year

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE – Beth McVay opened her interior design business on Jan. 1, 1984, and in the 30 years since she has worked on thousands of projects in the Tri-State Area and beyond. more »»

Subscribers could win iPad Mini

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win an iPad Mini during a July promotional drive. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio veteran cited for therapy ducks due in court

July 23, 2014 WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio (AP) — An Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder is getting his day in court after being cited for violating an Ohio village ban,... more »»

Cleveland's last backlogged rape kits to be tested

July 23, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police have eliminated a backlog of untested sexual assault evidence and sent the last of nearly 4,000 rape kits to a state crime lab, though it could take another year... more »»

Governor to help kick off 161st Ohio State Fair

July 23, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's time for the Ohio State Fair. more »»

Ohio elections chief orders poll worker training

July 23, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief has issued an order requiring all poll workers to undergo mandatory training before the fall election. more »»

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

July 23, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U. more »»

National Sports

CEO: Sterling staying on a 'disaster' for Clippers

July 23, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Doc Rivers has said he'll resign from the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling remains owner, the team's interim CEO testified, saying such a move would be a "disaster"... more »»

Your Top Plays for Today

July 23, 2014 Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports... more »»

Headley wins it in 14th inning of Yankees debut

July 23, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Chase Headley hustled to New York, eager to help his new team right away. more »»

Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

July 23, 2014 SEATTLE (AP) — Diana Taurasi isn't focused on winning streaks. more »»

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

July 23, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve... more »»

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