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Coast Guard: No pollution threat from sunken sternwheelers

The U.S. Coast Guard says no threat of pollution is evident from the recent sinking of two sternwheelers on the Ohio River in Belpre.


Washington County Commissioners are to act Thursday on an order from the Ohio EPA on their ongoing battle with the city of Marietta over sewer service to Devola and Oak Grove.



Meigs County is under a Level 3 Snow Emergency. Washington and Athens counties remain under a Level 2.


Just days after flooded roads took the life of a father and daughter, we sat down with Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens as he explains what to do if your car ends up in water.


Has a "Level Three" snow alert ever been issued?


Ohio authorities warn of Muskingum River ice jam hazards


House resolution would require two-thirds majority to pass tax increases in W.Va.


Police identify man accused of hiding in women's restroom stall in Marietta


UPDATE: President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test


How has parenting changed you?


MOV celebrates Martin Luther King Jr Day


GOP lawmakers ask Missouri governor to resign


Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting


Trump administration appeals ruling on young immigrants


Mitt Romney declines to say whether he'd run for Utah Senate seat


UPDATE: Hawaii is only state with missile mobile alerts


Update: Mountwood Park Board forms contingency plan


Belpre BOE Appoints New Member


Update: Local business leaders react to federal rejection of FirstEnergy Pleasants Power Station sale


UPDATE: California mudslide destruction tally grows


South Korea says talks with North Korea a 'significant first step'


Holiday shoppers spent record amount online


Democrat Phil Murphy becomes New Jersey governor


UPDATE: Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts


UPDATE: Mormon president says room in faith for everyone


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