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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 16, 2018

WesBanco, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

West Virginia
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
Identification No.)

1 Bank Plaza, Wheeling, WV
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code       (304) 234-9000

Former name or former address, if changed since last report  Not Applicable

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Item 8.01 Other Events

On February 16, 2018, WesBanco, Inc. ("WesBanco") issued a press release announcing that its affiliate, WesBanco Bank Community Development Corporation ("WesBanco CDC"), was awarded multi-state New Markets Tax Credits ("NMTC") from the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund ("CDFI Fund") totaling $40 million of investments, which would provide a federal tax credit of $15.6 million over seven years. WesBanco CDC serves the urban and rural areas across the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.  A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)  Exhibits:



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Wesbanco, Inc.
Date:  February 16, 2018
/s/Robert H. Young
Robert H. Young
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer