WesBanco Announces 17% Increase in Third Quarter Net Income

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WesBanco Announces 17% Increase in Third Quarter Net Income
WHEELING, W.Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Todd F. Clossin, President and Chief Executive Officer of WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Market: WSBC), a Wheeling, West Virginia based multi-state bank holding company, today announced an increase in net …
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RGA goes on offense in New Hampshire – Rounds frets about national GOP
RI-Gov: Democrat Gina Raimondo said she'd consider scrapping the state's Obamacare health insurance exchange in favor of another state's model, while Republican Allan Fung said he'd consider joining the federal exchange, according to WPRI's coverage of …
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Meet the local candidates for state representative – 42B, 66A

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Meet the local candidates for state representative – 42B, 66A
… Alice Hausman will face Republican hopeful Jon Heyer. The Review asked the candidates to elaborate on their opinions regarding the MNsure health insurance exchange program, which debuted last year under the Affordable Care Act, as well as local …
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Governor hopefuls answer 9 questions
And third, I will restructure the MNsure health exchange board by firing the current political crew and replacing them with people who actually understand that more competition and choice will benefit consumers. DAYTON: First, I will propose expanding …
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Online stream available for tonight's US Senate debate

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Online stream available for tonight's US Senate debate
A map of the network's Montana stations is here: http://www.northernbroadcasting.com/More/FindaStation.aspx. Curtis, a Democratic state representative and high school math teacher from Butte, is running against Republican Daines, who is Montana's U.S …
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House candidate Lewis is best choice for those who love Montana
He voted to allow 2000 more out-of-state hunting licenses that would lower wildlife populations and habitat. Much of Zinke's campaign … We provide this community forum for readers to exchange ideas and opinions on the news of the day. Passionate …
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2 Lodge Grass residents struck, killed by car
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A woman who was reportedly jumping in front of traffic and a man who had stopped to try to help her were struck and killed by a passing car on Montana Highway 463 in southeastern Montana. Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis …
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Hogan knocks gubernatorial rival Brown for mistaken release of Maryland inmate

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Hogan knocks gubernatorial rival Brown for mistaken release of Maryland inmate
Martin O'Malley (D) and Brown. Hogan also listed a series of other missteps in recent years for which he blamed Brown, including the state's botched rollout of its online health insurance exchange. Brown campaign manager Justin Schall declined to …
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Oregon gives up on Oracle technology, will use another state's Medicaid system
State officials have given up on trying to salvage a portion of the troubled Cover Oregon technology project, essentially abandoning all hope of getting any lasting benefit from the $ 240 million paid Oracle America on the health insurance exchange and …
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Linden-Linthicum UM lays out ham-oyster spread
Clarksville dentist Rashmi Parmar was among more than 400 volunteers — about half of them dentists, hygienists, oral surgeons and others in the dental field — who provided more than $ 750,000 worth of care in two days at the University of Maryland …
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Feds continue to work with IN on Medicaid plan

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Feds continue to work with IN on Medicaid plan
WASHINGTON – Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Thursday she will continue to work with Indiana on its alternative Medicaid proposal, although the plan will have to maintain protections for Medicaid beneficiaries. “There are some …
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Two health insurers dominate Houston's market — What it means for you

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Two health insurers dominate Houston's market — What it means for you
"(Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas) supports a competitive marketplace for health insurance," said Dr. Robert Morrow, regional chief medical officer for BCBSTX, in a statement. "Despite the strong local and national competition we face, our members …
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Over 14K in TX28 Have Signed Up, Received Health Coverage Via Marketplace
Across the 28th District of Texas , 14,409 people have enrolled in a healthcare plan in the Marketplace during the first annual open enrollment period from Oct. 1, 2013 to March 31 , 2014.**. "The area of Texas I represent has some of the highest rates …
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Republicans Who Secretly Love Obamacare

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Republicans Who Secretly Love Obamacare
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to repeal the act but keep the popular exchange in his home state of Kentucky, which depends on the federal law. New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown, who initially won an upset Senate seat in …
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GOP Works to Improve Targeting of Voters
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus pleaded with candidates and state and local affiliates to wait before signing contracts with technology firms. But by the time the RNC introduced Mr. Barkett's new software, Beacon, many campaigns were using other products.
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ACA dominates debate between Shea-Porter, Guinta

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ACA dominates debate between Shea-Porter, Guinta
He pointed out that Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester and Portsmouth Regional Hospital are excluded from the exchange. Shea-Porter said Guinta was wrong when he claimed during the debate that the state does not need treatment centers or Medicaid …
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Executive charged in Ohio VA corruption case
Prosecutors say Mark S. Farmer of Arlington, Virginia offered bribes to the former VA director in exchange for information about VA construction projects. Farmer was charged Monday with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, embezzlement and …
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Iraqi tribes in Abu Ghraib buck IS takeover
The serenity belies mounting tensions across this region as the Islamic State group continues to make gains against an embattled Iraqi military – despite the air campaign launched by the U.S. and several allies. Iraqi troops and militants regularly …
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Ebola Panic Hits Schools, Businesses, Airlines Across U.S.

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Ebola Panic Hits Schools, Businesses, Airlines Across U.S.
The Huffington Post reviewed dozens of news articles from all 50 states to get a good sense of how prevalent Ebola-panic is on the local level. The results show a … In Baltimore, a ship bound for West Africa was briefly delayed after longshoremen …
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Officials: Caddo Lake Not Threatened by Louisiana Oil Spill
Cleanup crews continue to mop up a 4,000-barrell oil spill into a four-mile stretch of Tete Bayou northwest of Shreveport, La. Officials said that the oil has been contained without reaching Caddo Lake, which straddles the Texas-Louisiana state line …
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Obamacare website won't reveal insurance costs for 2015 until after election
Even so, details about cost increases are trickling out in states with pivotal Senate contests: Alaska, Iowa and Louisiana. All three states are wrestling with double-digit premium hikes from some state insurance companies on the exchange, which has …
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Health care factors into Senate race

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Health care factors into Senate race
Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has seen the candidates focus on several key issues including the coal industry, the Kentucky minimum wage and health care. The health care issue has been unusual among Senate races in that Kentucky …
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Colorado's New Health Exchange Running Late
Colorado's 2.0 “Kentucky-style” system that is supposed to simplify the way people get health insurance won't be ready until days before the Nov. 15 open enrollment starts. And as Colorado's health exchange enters its busy season, a third “chief” has …
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Kentucky congressional candidates Barr, Jensen find little common ground
Barr and Jensen spent the first part of the show debating the Affordable Care Act, which has — through Kentucky's Kynect — provided health insurance for 521,000 Kentuckians. Barr said the law should be repealed because it is destroying patient choice …
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