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Wheeling Health Right offering free tetanus shots to flood victims

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Wheeling Health Right is offering free tetanus shots to anyone in the community affected by flooding.

Capito votes for health care substitute; Manchin votes no

West Virginia's Republican U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has voted to replace the Affordable Care Act with a proposed substitute that was defeated in a 57-43 floor vote.

President Trump to Bar Transgender Individuals from Armed Forces

President Trump to Bar Transgender Individuals from Armed Forces

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President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the U.S. armed forces.

Marshall County Physician Indicted on Health Care Fraud Charges

Marshall County Physician Indicted on Health Care Fraud Charges

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Dr. Roland F. Chalifoux, Jr., age 57, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, was indicted on eleven counts of “Health Care Fraud for Travel Dates,” seven counts of “Mail Fraud,” four counts of “Wire Fraud,” and four counts of “Health Care Fraud.”

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Steal Ketchup Packets, Threatening Clerk

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Steal Ketchup Packets, Threatening Clerk

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Officers say the suspect, April Stanley, went to Sunoco and attempted to steal $17.50 worth of condiment packets. The clerk told police the woman threatened to stab him, but according to police, she did have any knives on her. 

Drugs, Weapons, Found Inside Bridgeport Home

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Officials tell 7News early Wednesday morning two people have been arrested after drugs and weapons were found inside a home.

Crews End Second Full Day of Searching for Missing Woman Video included

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Crews have called off the search for the night, Tuesday, for a missing woman who was swept away by flash flooding in Ohio County, Sunday night. 

Ohio State Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash Video included

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened early Tuesday evening.  

Little Dog on a Big Adventure Reunited with Its Owners Video included

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A husband and wife from Georgia were in Glen Dale in early July, for a family member's funeral.

Residents Cleaning Up Tell Their Stories About Sunday Night's Flooding

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Mud and debris are still being removed from the homes of some Wheeling residents.

OVAC Pays West Virginia Coaching Staff in Full After Controversy

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Several West Virginia coaches during this year's Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Game had money withheld from their coaching stipends for changing their shirts during half-time.

Kids Learn About Service, Respect During Fire & EMS Explorer Camp

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The second annual Brooke County Fire and EMS Explorer Camp is underway.

Man accused of impregnating 11-year-old claims he was raped by her

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Prosecutors say a 38-year-old Massachusetts man charged with impregnating an 11-year-old girl denies raping the girl, and instead suggested that she might have become pregnant by having sex with him as he slept.

Boil Order Issued for Woodsdale Area

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The City of Wheeling Water Department has issued a Boil Order for the Woodsdale area. The following addresses are impacted: 39 and 49 Knox Lane 878, 880, 881, 885, and 887 Ivy Avenue Customers should boil water for 48-hours after service is restored.

Ohio approves funds for medical marijuana tracking system

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Regulators of Ohio's budding medical marijuana industry have received approval to spend an additional $6 million over the next two years on projects including a seed-to-sale tracking system.

Senator Capito Will Vote to Begin Debate to Repeal, Replace Obamacare

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U.S. Senator Shelly Moore Capito announced that she will be voting to proceed to debate on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare. 

City of Wheeling Offers Special Trash Pick-Up After Floods Video included

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The City of Wheeling is helping flood victims in their cleanup by doing a special trash pick-up all week long.

State-Wide Conference Held for Prevention Resource Officers Video included

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Ninety-six officers from across the state of West Virginia are in Ohio County for the State Prevention Resource Officer Conference.

Trump's political speech to Scouts inspires parental outrage

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President Donald Trump's fiery speech Monday night at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia has infuriated parents and former Scouts.

Search and Recovery Efforts Continue for Missing Woman

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The search for a missing 19-year-old girl has expanded, with crews tirelessly working more than 12 hours to bring her home.

Doctors warn of the spread of a long-lasting viral stomach bug

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You may know of someone who has recently gotten the viral stomach bug, or you may have come down with it yourself.

Ohio County Sheriff's Department Warns of Phone Scam

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The Ohio County Sheriff's Office would like to warn residents of a phone scam in the area.

Parents ask court to let them take Charlie Gard home to die

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A lawyer for the parents of Charlie Gard told a judge Tuesday their last wish is to take their critically ill son home to die.

President Trump Addresses Scouts at National Jamboree

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President Donald Trump addressed thousands of Boy Scouts at a national gathering on Monday evening before he will head to Youngstown to speak Tuesday evening. 

President Trump to rally in Ohio as residents worry about health care

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Ohio on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate will vote on whether to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.

Family, Friends Honor Life of Man Who Died During Floods Video included

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Family and friends are remembering 24-year-old Michael Grow after a tragic accident during Sunday evening's flooding in Ohio County.

Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration Makes Flood Clean-Up Easy Video included

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For many people after the flood, clean-up is a daunting task. 

Wheeling Bringing Art to the Park with Grant

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The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley presented Wheeling Parks and Recreation Director, Jesse Mestrovic, with a $5,000 grant for an Art in the Park Program.

Pharmacology Professor Argue to Stop Impending Execution of Condemned Killer in Ohio

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Fifteen pharmacology professors are arguing to stop the impending execution of a condemned Ohio killer on grounds that a sedative being used is incapable of inducing unconsciousness or preventing severe pain.
    

Wheeling Heritage Takes First Place

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Wheeling Heritage has taken first place for their work with 'Show of Hands'. 

Officials Offer Safety Tips for Flash Flood Clean-Up Video included

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Many people were left cleaning up Monday afternoon after flash flooding late Sunday evening.

Search Continues for Missing Woman Video included

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 Officials have searched all night for a woman swept away in rushing waters in Ohio County.

Family of Missing Woman Reaches Out to Community for Help

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The family of a missing woman believed to have been swept away during flash flooding is reaching out to the community for help.

Flooding In Belmont County Took A Different Path Than In the Past

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As the flood waters rose in Belmont County, many people were concerned that they might be seeing a re-run of the so-called Shadyside flood.

Tech Company Plans To Implant Workers With Microchips

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Forget swiping a badge. Workers at a business in Wisconsin will soon be able to simply wave their hands to open doors, log on to their computers, and even buy snacks from vending machines.

FBI issues warning about ‘smart toys’

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning about ‘smart toys’ directed at children.

Bush Brothers & Company Recalls Certain Baked Beans

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A voluntary recall of certain Bush's Baked Beans has been announced.

Missing Man Located in Wheeling

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Moundsville Police are searching for a missing man.

President Trump Visits National Boy Scout Jamboree

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President Trump will be visiting the National Boy Scout Jamboree in Fayette County on Monday.

Ohio Valley Neighborhoods Cleaning Up After Flash Floods Cause Damage

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Another round of rain Sunday night has triggered flash flood advisories and a warning. 

Widespread Issues Related to Flooding Across Marshall County

Widespread Issues Related to Flooding Across Marshall County

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According to Marshall County Communications here's a list of issues they are aware of at this time.

Marshall County Fair kicks off with Sunday preview

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The Marshall County Fair will welcome guests Sunday for a free preview day.

Russia sanctions bill that defies Trump is set for key vote

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The Republican-led House is set to vote soon on a sweeping Russia sanctions package that demands that President Donald Trump get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow.

West Virginia sends crew of 20 to fight Rockies wildfires

The West Virginia Division of Forestry has sent a 20-person crew to help fight wildfires in the Rocky Mountains.

Pence to speak at, Kasich to skip Ohio GOP's annual dinner

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Vice President Mike Pence will address the Ohio Republican Party's annual dinner in Columbus.

Connect 4 Tournament

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Dozens of people gathered at Oglebay Saturday, but not for your typical day at the park.

10th annual golf scramble July 28th

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The 10th Annual Heather Miller Memorial Golf Classic is coming up on Friday, July 28th.

Crews respond to fire in Moundsville

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Crews responded to a small fire Saturday morning in Moundsville.

"Hope Over Addiction" rally shows support for recovering addicts Video included

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The drug epidemic has hit our local communities hard, and no one knows that better than the founder of "Off with the Cuffs, Hope over Addiction" Robin Leasure.

Trump to visit Boy Scouts Jamboree in Southern West Virginia

The Boy Scouts of America says President Donald Trump will visit the 2017 National Scout Jamboree next week in West Virginia.

Gov. Justice vows to place blame for late student loan filings

Gov. Jim Justice says state officials' errors for three straight years have resulted in late federal filings, which puts sanctions on state colleges participating in its Title IV programs for federal grants and loans.

Orrick Named Top 100 Workplace For Millennials

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe named as top 100 workplace for millennials.

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Video included

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A man is now behind bars for attempted murder charges in Washington, PA.

Italian Festival Programs a Nod to the Originals Video included

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With this being the 35th year of the Italian Heritage Festival there was one feature the board wanted to make a little extra special.

Italian Food Highlights Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Video included

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Even before the festival officially started, the Sons of Italy booth was cranking out their ever-popular homemade sausage sandwiches.

Italian Festival Scholarships Have A Huge Impact on Students' College Careers Video included

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Over 250,000 dollars. That's how much the Italian Festival's Scholarship Program has given to students since 1987.

'The Faiella's' Carrying on a Family Tradition Video included

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The Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is known for great authentic Italian cuisine, but it's also known for the ethnic entertainment. 

Officials Execute Massive Drug Roundup in Belmont County Video included

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A massive drug raid took place early Friday morning in Belmont County.

Boil Order Issued for Gregsville Area

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A boil order has been issued for the Gregsville area. The impacted areas include 15-647 Warden's Run Road, 3-290 GC&P Road, and 243-271 Bethany Pike. All of Brown, Economy, Wells, Alum, Babel, Alfred, Kalif, Dawn, Eden, and Fable Streets are effected.  Customers should boil water for 48-hours after service is restored.

Belmont County Animal Shelter Sees Major Changes Video included

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The Belmont County Animal Shelter will see some major changes due to a decision by the Belmont County Commissioners.

Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.

Ohio County Boy Sworn-In as Deputy for a Day Video included

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For Cannon Goddard's 9th birthday, some Ohio County Sherrifs deputies gave him the surprise of a lifetime.

Judge offers inmates vasectomies/contraceptive implant for reduced sentences

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A judge in middle Tennessee has an unorthodox approach to cracking down on the drug epidemic.

Brooke County Bridge Closed for Emergency Repairs

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The Market Street Bridge between Steubenville and Route 2 in Brooke County is currently closed. Workers are executing emergency repairs on the bridge. It is scheduled to re-open by 3 p.m. today.

Ohio County Girl Saved with Help from WVU Medicine Children's Hospital Video included

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Throughout July, 7News has been showcasing the services offered at WVU Medicine Children's Hospital.  

Volunteers Locked-Up to Raise Money for MDA Video included

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More than 80 community volunteers representing businesses across the area donated their time on Thursday to be locked up behind bars, and raise bail money to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Justice Could Recall Legislature This Year

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CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Gov. Jim Justice says he's considering recalling the West Virginia Legislature this year to again consider exempting veterans' pensions from state income taxes and adding a 5 percent surcharge to highway contracts to fund addiction treatment.      Justice tells The Associated Press, "I'm going to look really, really hard about calling them back in soon."   

The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson's supporters have arrived at a Nevada prison where the incarcerated former football star will ask a parole board for his freedom.

Local Mission Group Helps Those in Need Video included

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A group from a local church is in Dunbar, West Virginia to help make people's lives a little better. A mission group from the Sycamore Tree in Follansbee teamed up with Rebuild Together Charleston for a home improvement project. The group helped make a woman's home handicap accessible so she can come home from the hospital instead of being sent to an assisted living facility. Rebuild Together Charleston does projects like this one all across the Mountain State. Those who ...

Doctors React to Sen. McCain Diagnosis Video included

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The announcement that Senator John McCain has an aggressive type of brain tumor has stunned Capitol Hill and the nation. Officials at Wheeling Hospital offered more insight into Glioblastoma, its treatment, and its long term possibilities. Around 12,400 cases are diagnosed each year in the United States, and the average survival is anywhere from six months to three years. "The course of treatment is surgery, as complete a resection as possible, followed by adequate rehabilitat...

New Business Announced for The Highlands

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Another Sheetz is headed to the Highlands. 

DEVELOPING: One Person Rescued and Another Missing After Flash Flooding in Ohio County

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According to Ohio County EMA Director Lou Vargo, there is an active search and rescue operation happening on Browns Run Road in Ohio County.  

Sunday marks final day of 35th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival

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The 35th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival will wrap up Sunday evening at Heritage Port.

Locals honored for homemade wine and sauce

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Every year, the festival holds a contest to find the best wine and sauce made by local people.

First Responders Face New Threats Video included

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We've seen it all over the country. The war on drugs is getting worse, which is also making the jobs of first responders even harder.

8-Year-Old Suffers Tissue Damage After Dog Attack Video included

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Two people are facing charges after their dogs attacked an 8-year-old child.

Belmont County Seeing Increase in Stolen Utility Vehicles

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In Belmont County, it's a crime that's becoming more and more prevalent- people are stealing utility vehicles and A-T-Vs from dealerships. 

The Latest: Senate blocks proposal to repeal 'Obamacare' Video included

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President Donald Trump says "we will soon see whether or not Republicans are willing to step up to the plate!" on health care.







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