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Barge hits Wheeling Suspension Bridge

There were some anxious moments tonight when a barge was reported to have hit the Suspension Bridge in Wheeling. Tony Clark of the West Virginia Department of Highways said the barge actually ran into the scaffolding that’s being used to removate the historic structure. A navigation light was damaged, but thankfully, there were no injuries. […]
WHEELING, WV
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Wheeling police arrest man wanted for murder

Acting on a tip, Wheeling Police say they located a subject wanted for murder in Cherokee County, South Carolina. Around 4:00 pm, Tuesday, Wheeling Police say they received a call from a detective in South Carolina. The detective provided information that a murder suspect may be in the East Wheeling area and provided the nickname […]
WHEELING, WV
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Bellaire coming together to help family devastated by fire

BELLAIRE, Ohio — Business owners in Bellaire are working together to raise funds after a Powhatan Point family suffered a fire that resulted in the death of Arnold Curtis, owner of Sakura Family Restaurant on Belmont Street. “It’s just tragic,” said Dennis Delbert, owner of Runner’s Connection. “I talked...
BELLAIRE, OH

Fill your mug at the 8th Mountaineer Brewfest

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — There’s a brew waiting for you down at Heritage Port next weekend. Stouts, porters, ales and more from across West Virginia will be represented at the Mountaineer Brewfest. The festival’s 8th year will pour up some funding for the Seeing Hand Association’s work with the sight-impaired. It won’t be Miller Time […]
WHEELING, WV
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WLU's new dining partner brings new menu -- and a new look

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — West Liberty University’s new dining partners are bringing a new menu – and a new look. The school has partnered with Aladdin's Campus Dining, also seen locally at Wheeling University and The Linsly School. And with a freshman move-in day rapidly approaching, renovations...
WHEELING, WV

Vagabond Kitchen chef returns home after flood relief efforts

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – Recent major storms in the area resulted in many people losing their homes, personal items, and some even their lives due to flash flooding. The natural disaster in Kentucky last week led Matt Welsch, along with the help of our own community, to drop the kitchen utensils in Wheeling to take […]
WHEELING, WV
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Wheeling bar Generations axes live bands

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — It’s the day the music died at Generations Restaurant & Pub in Wheeling. The establishment announced on its Facebook page Sunday that they “will no longer be having live bands.” They gave no reason for this decision, but stated they will still be open 7 days per week for breakfast, lunch […]
WHEELING, WV
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Alumni Traveling Happy Hours are Big Success

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Aug. 2, 2022 — West Liberty University’s new Director of Alumni Affairs Amanda Bennett came up with a great way to meet and greet local alumni this summer that is proving to be a big success. “We began our ‘Alumni Traveling Happy Hours’ in the...
WHEELING, WV

Vagabond Kitchen brings Appalachian comfort to Kentucky

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Running a restaurant is much more than seasoning dishes and chopping vegetables. It’s a constant, all-day rush that doesn’t leave time for much else. Vagabond Kitchen owner Matt Welsch says he was in the middle of that culinary grind when a fellow West Virginia chef reached out to him about Kentucky’s […]
WHEELING, WV
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