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 2021-09-21 22:24 

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Some soaking rains Wednesday...

(7-Day FORECAST) TONIGHT: Cloudy, warm and humid with spotty showers, Lows 63-67. WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy with some soaking rains developing, Highs 72-76. THURSDAY: Variable clouds, breezy with so......

 2021-09-21 22:11 

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2 financial fiascos loom over federal government...

The federal government is facing 2 possible financial fiascos — a possible government shutdown and the possibility the US could default on its loans....

 2021-09-21 22:11 

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Are masks hurting children's development? Experts answer the question...

(WTRF) If you have young children and find your child is falling behind on their communication skills you aren't alone. Early development experts explain it all comes down to one comm......

 2021-09-21 21:43 

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Time capsule captures WVNCC for future students...

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) West Virginia Northern Community College is celebrating a big milestone this year, its 50th anniversary. West Virginia Northern Community College is leaving its mark ......

 2021-09-21 21:31 

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Police investigating homicide in Steubenville...

JEFFERSON COUNTY, OHIO (WTRF) Steubenville Police Chief Bill McCafferty has confirmed to 7NEWS that authorities are investigating a homicide that took place this morning. Police say that a ......

 2021-09-21 21:23 

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Alonzo Addae named Ronnie Lott Impact Trophy National Defensive Player of the Week...

West Virginia safety Alonzo Addae has been recognized at the national level for his integral efforts in West Virginia's win over No. 15 Virginia Tech on Saturday. The senior was named the Ron......

 2021-09-21 21:16 

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Gabby Petito's body identified, death ruled a homicide...

The body of missing YouTuber Gabby Petito has been identified, family lawyer Richard Stafford confirmed to NewsNation....

 2021-09-21 21:00 

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WVU soccer: Women move up to No. 13, men stay put at No. 4...

Both West Virginia soccer teams made an appearance in the United Soccer Coaches poll on Tuesday, marking the third straight week that both teams have made the rankings. Nikki Izzo-Brown's wom......

 2021-09-21 20:34 

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VIDEO: Mountaineer coordinators preview No. 4 Sooners...

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 2021-09-21 20:22 

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Biles' testimony shows negligence in law, brings awareness for sexual assault prevention...

BELMONT COUNTY, OH (WTRF) — Last week, US gymnast Simone Biles was among others who took the stand in detailing her abuse at the hands of Larry Nassar. But she said the blame goes deeper, poi......

 2021-09-21 19:47 

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FWAA names Jared Bartlett National Defensive Player of the Week...

Jared Bartlett has launched into the national spotlight after his massive game against No. 15 Virginia Tech on Saturday. The Mountaineer linebacker was named the Bronko Nagurski National Defensive ......

 2021-09-21 19:20 

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Pepper spraying incident at West Virginia prison leads to federal lawsuit...

The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia (ACLU-WV) says they are representing an incarcerated man who suffered injuries from being brutally pepper-sprayed while confined in his cell and......

 2021-09-21 18:46 

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Oh, the Places Dr. Dave will go after leaving 7NEWS...

OHIO VALLEY (WTRF) I you haven't heard... Dr. Dave Walker is retiring at the end of the week. And, once the camera is off and the mic put away, everyone wants to know where will Doc go?......

 2021-09-21 18:39 

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LISTEN: 911 call sheds new light on incident before Gabby Petito disappeared...

(WJW) A 911 call is shedding new light on a "domestic dispute" that happened before Gabby Petito's disappearance. In a recording first obtained by FOX News, a person tells the d......

 2021-09-21 18:00 

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Asteroid estimated to be 3 times size of Statue of Liberty to pass by Earth on first day of fall...

(WJW) An asteroid known as "2021 NY1" will reportedly zip past Earth Wednesday afternoon during the Autumnal Equinox. The asteroid is being tracked by NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies ......

 2021-09-21 17:37 

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Ohio treasurer joins fight against Biden's plan to force banks to turn over taxpayer account information to IRS...

Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague is joining other state treasurers across the country in fighting a Biden Administration plan that would require financial institutions to turn over account information......

 2021-09-21 17:35 

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Veterans Voices: James Kinney...

WELLSBURG, W.Va. (WTRF) One branch of the military and one tour of duty wasn't enough for veteran James Kinney. He served in two different branches over several years. Kinney starte......

 2021-09-21 17:31 

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VIDEO: Neal Brown looks ahead to No. 4 Oklahoma...

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 2021-09-21 17:28 

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The Wilds welcomes baby Masai giraffe...

CUMBERLAND, Ohio (WCMH) — The Wilds has announced the birth of a Masai giraffe calf. The male giraffe calf was born Sept. 8, according to a release from The Wilds, and m......

 2021-09-21 16:39 

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Botched Brazilian butt lift death: Mother and daughter arrested, police fear more victims...

There could be dozens, if not hundreds, of more victims, according to detectives....

 2021-09-21 16:35 

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West Virginia least diverse state in the nation...

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. West Virginia has been named the least diverse state in the nation according to a WalletHub ranking. Diversity is a hot topic across the United States as the melting pot o......

 2021-09-21 16:12 

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Thousands of fake vaccine cards, Pfizer stickers discovered in Ohio...

Watch video above for more on fake vaccine cards on the rise in Northeast Ohio CINCINNATI, Ohio (WJW) — Thousands of fake vaccine cards and Pfizer inoculation stickers were seized in Cincinna......

 2021-09-21 15:46 

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Alcohol shortages a sobering reality facing Ohio's bars, restaurants...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Rationing of your favorite whiskey, tequila, or scotch may be coming to a bar or restaurant near you, due to supply-chain problems and high demand. Problems in the sup......

 2021-09-21 15:30 

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McDonald's begins phasing out plastic toys in Happy Meals...

McDonald's plans to "drastically"; reduce the plastic in its Happy Meal toys worldwide by 2025. The company, which sells more than 1 billion toys each year, says the new goal will reduce its use of ......

 2021-09-21 15:19 

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LIVE: Police searching for Gabby Petito's fianc Brian Laundrie in Carlton Reserve...

The search for 23-year-old Brian Laundrie is back on in a massive Sarasota County nature reserve Tuesday as investigators continue their work trying to piece together what happened to Gabby Petito....

 2021-09-21 14:51 

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2 people dead in Belmont County house fire...

UPDATE 10:47 AM Belmont County officials have confirmed a deceased couple dead in a Belmont County house fire. Names will not be released until next of kin are notified. Central dispatched received......

 2021-09-21 14:47 

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Newsfeed Now: Search for Brian Laundrie continues in Gabby Petito case; Federal government shutdown possible as debt rises...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see ......

 2021-09-21 14:16 

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2 people dead in Belmont County house fire...

UPDATE 10:47 AM Belmont County officials have confirmed a deceased couple dead in a Belmont County house fire. Names will not be released until next of kin are notified. Central dispatched received......

 2021-09-21 14:06 

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Ohio mother sentenced after pleading guilty to not stopping boyfriend's child abuse...

(WKBN) A woman from Salem is going to spend the next year and a half in prison after pleading guilty to child endangering. Michaele Thorne was sentenced Monday afternoon in Columbiana County Comm......

 2021-09-21 13:25 

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These 4 Wheeling businesses could win up to $4000 at 'Show of Hands'...

Four small business owners will each make a pitch at Wheeling Heritage's virtual Show of Hands event beginning Oct. 25. Short videos of each participant will be produced by the Wheeling Heritage Me......

 2021-09-21 12:54 

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Bryan Danielson sends message to WWE: Thank You...

Before one of the biggest nights in AEW history, Brian Danielson took to The Players' Tribune to thank WWE. 'Tomorrow night feels like the biggest match of my career. In a lot of w......

 2021-09-21 12:52 

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Daniel Bryan sends message to WWE: Thank You...

Before one of the biggest nights in AEW history, Brian Danielson took to The Players' Tribune to thank WWE. 'Tomorrow night feels like the biggest match of my career. In a lot of w......

 2021-09-21 12:37 

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West Virginia Gas Prices Soar; Hurricanes Still Impacting Gasoline Supplies...

The average price of gasoline across Northern West Virginia is eight cents higher at $3.087 per gallon, according to AAA East Central's Gas Price Report. This week's average prices: Northern WV Ave......

 2021-09-21 12:19 

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Ohio mom blames children for debris-ridden home, dad implicated, too...

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) Officers in Warren went inside a home Sunday where they found a house littered with debris and rotting food, according to a police report. Officers were called about 5:09 p.m.......

 2021-09-21 11:18 

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Man charged with attempted murder in connection with Wheeling shooting; Turns himself in...

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF)- Daniel Isaac Eugene Wines was arrested early Tuesday morning for attempted murder in connection with Monday's shooting at Dugger's Market on 29th street. Wheelin......

 2021-09-21 10:53 

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Ohio mom says her American flag was set on fire after speaking out about masks...

A Salem mother said she's been the victim of vandalism for standing up for her children....

 2021-09-21 10:52 

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Gabby Petito's 'odd' final text message revealed...

Missing 22-year-old Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, whose body was believed to have been recovered over the weekend at a Wyoming national park, sent a final text message to her mother that ra......

 2021-09-21 10:35 

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Zach's Tuesday Morning Update...

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 2021-09-21 07:22 

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More clouds around with increasing chances for rain later today...

7-Day Forecast: TUESDAY: The early hours up until lunch will remain dry as we transition into Tuesday. The second half of the day will showcase an increasing chance for rain as ou......

 2021-09-21 03:48 

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Dr. Dave Walker's Late Night Forecast...

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 2021-09-21 02:30 

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Wheeling Police identify suspect in Monday shooting, wanted for attempted murder...

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) Authorities have identified a suspect in the shooting that took place Monday afternoon on 29th Street in Wheeling near Duggar's. Wheeling Police are looking ......

 2021-09-21 00:36 

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Parliamentarian dashes Senate Dems immigration hopes...

Late Sunday evening, the Senate parliamentarian ruled Democrats cannot include sweeping immigration reform measures in their budget proposal using reconciliation because the measure isn't rea......

 2021-09-21 00:00 

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Barnesville Shamrocks is Team of the Week...

Barnesville, OH. (WTRF) The team of the week segment is sponsored by Oil and Gas Safety Supply. The Rocks may be one of the teams who are flying under the radar in the OVAC now with a recor......

 2021-09-20 23:12 

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A spooktacular season expected at Wells Township Haunted House...

If you've ever stepped foot inside the Wells Township Haunted House, you know it's one spooky tradition that is bound to give you a good scare. But there's another thing you can c......

 2021-09-20 22:47 

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Dr. Dave Walker's Evening Forecast...

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 2021-09-20 22:29 

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Spotty showers Tuesday afternoon...

(7-Day FORECAST) TONIGHT: Brief downpours then patchy clouds and fog, Lows 62-66. TUESDAY: Increasing clouds then some scattered rain showers, Highs 73-77. WEDNESDAY: Cloudy skies with some soaking......

 2021-09-20 22:25 

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Wheeling Heritage working on program to help rehab historic buildings...

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) Historic properties are a representation of Wheeling's past and soon those wanting to bring those locations back to life will have some extra help. Wheeling He......

 2021-09-20 22:18 

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Woman convicted in biggest meth bust in county's history is sent to prison...

BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) Melanie Brado was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Monday for her role in the biggest meth bust in Belmont County's history. Her defense attorney said sh......

 2021-09-20 21:49 

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Calling all entrepreneurs, upcoming program can help your business...

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) If you own your own business, or are thinking about starting one, there's a program coming up that can help advance your ideas. CO.STARTERS is now accepting ap......

 2021-09-20 21:39 

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Contestants practicing their lip sync skills for annual challenge...

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) Some Ohio Valley residents are gearing up for a very special challenge and in order to win they will have to pull out all of the stops. The third annual "A Spec......

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