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Police Investigate Dairy Queen Robbery Video included

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Officials have confirmed that the Bridgeport Dairy Queen was robbed Wednesday evening at knife-point. 

Police Search for Best Buy Robber Video included

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The Ohio County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft from the Best Buy at the Highlands.

Sports Betting Could Become Legal in WV Video included

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 With football season in full swing, one money making company a lot of sports fans play, could be coming to the Mountain State.

Local Suicide Prevention Group Makes a Change Video included

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One local group has been working to help save lives throughout the Valley.

Staying Safe While Shopping Online Video included

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Cyber Monday is just around the corner, and we need to pause a moment and consider online safety. 

Shoppers Prepare for Black Friday Deals

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Black Friday shoppers are getting ready for their big day!  

Avoiding Food-borne Illnesses this Thanksgiving Video included

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A lot of amateur cooks are stressing out about preparing the family meal ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Tips to Safely Prepare Your Thanksgiving Turkey Video included

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It's a quick and tasty way of cooking up that Thanksgiving turkey.

Owner of Cody the Dog Pleads Not Guilty to Charges

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The owner of Cody the Dog has pleaded not guilty to her charges.

Sinkhole In Martins Ferry Finally Getting Fixed Video included

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It's been over a year since a massive sinkhole opened up in Martins Ferry, and now something is being done about it.

Martins Ferry Gearing Up For Their First Ever Winterfest

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We're only a few days from the kickoff of a Martin's Ferry first, Winterfest!

Hundreds Gather for Annual Light Up Night in Jefferson County Video included

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The city of Steubenville kicked off the holiday season with a big celebration Tuesday night. 

Healthy Tips So You Can Enjoy Your Favorite Holiday Foods Video included

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With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season, temptations are all around us, and making those healthy and smart food choices can be challenging. But here's some simple healthy tips so you can enjoy your favorite foods without gaining a pound.

School Bus Involved in Minor Accident Video included

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A school bus was involved in a minor accident Tuesday afternoon near Orchard Lane on Roberts Ridge in Marshall County.

'Feed the Need' Contest Winners Announced Video included

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Five Ohio Valley families have been chosen as winners of the WTRF and Riesbeck's Feed The Need contest. 

Bethlehem Fire Department Facing Funding Cut Video included

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The Bethlehem Fire Department faces a major funding cut after a vote a Monday night's council meeting.

Snow Ordinance Could Mean Big Fines Video included

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Snow may be the mark of the most wonderful time of the year, but for some business and property owners the snow could cost them a little extra money; and an ordinance on snow cleanup throughout Wheeling would be the cause.

School Hosts 33rd Annual Thanksgiving Lunch Video included

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An annual Thanksgiving feast was held at Madison Elementary School on Tuesday. 

Local Merchants Encourage You to Shop Local, Saturday Video included

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Local shops will be the focus this weekend as a part of Small Business Saturday. 

Experts Offer Advice For Staying Safe While Holiday Shopping Video included

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Christmas shopping gives criminals the opportunity for some "shopping" of their own. So before we burst into the malls and shops with our lists in hand, we need to consider some safety tips. The Belmont County Sheriff's Department offers some advice. They say thieves tend to go after what they can see. In your house, don't leave valuables out where they can be seen through a window. The same goes for your car. And Sheriff Dave Lucas says leaving your garage door opener...

Local Farmer's Market Sets Up Shop For Thanksgiving Video included

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It may be the end of farmer's market season, but with Thanksgiving only two days away, residents are searching for ways to get their local produce for their feast.

Police Say He Confessed to a Harrison County Robbery Video included

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Ryan Albright was arrested on Tuesday after police say he robbed a local business.

Ohio Valley Mall Gearing Up For Black Friday Deals Video included

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One of the busiest shopping events of the year starts this week.

Wheeling Police are Warning Resident of Phone Scams

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?Wheeling Police want to put out a warning of several scam calls looking to prey on the city's residents. 

Beware of Charity Fraud When Making Donations Video included

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At a time of year when people are opening their wallets and donating to causes they care about, it is extremely important to be aware of financial scams.

Charlie Rose Fired by CBS News

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CBS News has fired Charlie Rose after several women accused the veteran newsman of sexual misconduct.

UMWA Partners with Boscov's to Donate Hundreds of Coats Video included

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For the past four years, the United Mine Workers Local 1473 has partnered with Boscov's to give out more than 1,200 coats to help kids stay warm in the winter.

Moundsville Man Facing Attempted Burglary Charges Video included

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A Moundsville man is behind bars after allegedly climbing through the window of a home on Wheeling Island.

U.S. Ending Temporary Permits For Almost 60,000 Haitians

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration announced it's ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation. The Homeland Security Department said conditions in Haiti have improved significantly, so the benefit will be extended one last time - until July 2019 - to give Haitians time to prepare to return home. "Since the 2010 earthquake, ...

VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

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Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies.

Join us for the WTRF Annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale Video included

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WTRF is excited about our upcoming annual Holiday Bake Sale! 

Suspect In New Kensington Officer Shooting In Custody

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Update in the New Kensington officer Shaw shooting, According to the Pennsylvania State Police, Rahmael Sal Holt is in custody.

Wheeling Police Remind Residents of Curfew Ordinance Video included

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With many kids getting ready to go on Thanksgiving break from school, the Wheeling Police wants to put out a reminded about curfew for juveniles.

'Tis the Season for Holiday Travel Video included

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We're only a few days away from Thanksgiving, and that means holiday travel is in full swing.

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Donates 400 Turkeys Video included

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Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is helping local families enjoy a holiday meal by donating nearly 400 turkeys to local charitable organizations.

SPECIAL REPORT: Debt and Divorce Video included

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Happily ever after.... or not? It's no secret that almost half of American marriages end in divorce, according to the American Psychological Association, and one of the biggest arguments couples run into is money.  

Officials Say Check Carbon Monoxide Detectors After WV Family Dies Video included

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A family of four from the eastern panhandle are now dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in their home.

Cabela's Offers Hunting Safety Tips for the Open of Gun Season Video included

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Monday was the day hunters from all over the Mountain State looked forward to all year long, it was the opening day of gun season for White Tail Deer. 

Helping Children have a Merry Christmas Video included

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One local restaurant is working to make the holidays happy for area children and you can help. 

CBS suspends Rose, PBS halts his show following allegations

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CBS suspends morning show host Charlie Rose, PBS halts his interview show after eight women accuse the veteran newsman of inappropriate behavior.


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