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$1 Billion Cracker Plant Could Be Coming to Monroe County Video included

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The local economy in Monroe County has been faced with some very challenging times with the closing of some of the industrial hubs, such as Ormet, but all of this could change in the future. More>>

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7-Year-Old Hopedale Boy Killed in Sign Accident

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A 7-year-old Hopedale boy was killed after a sign fell on him on Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Location Chosen for New Wheeling Dog Park Video included

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It's long-awaited news for area dog owners. City of Wheeling and the Wheeling Dog Park Associated have agreed on a site for the park ad the Tunnel Green Recreation Complex.
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Mountaineer Racetrack Reacts to New Hancock County Smoking Ban

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The largest business to oppose the smoking ban, Mountaineer Racetrack and Casino, reacted to the county's new smoking ban.
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Ohio's Largest County Records 90 Heroin Deaths

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CLEVELAND (AP) - The medical examiner in Ohio's largest county says 90 people died of heroin-related overdoses in the first half of the year, a slight decrease from the same time period a year ago. Dr. Thomas Gilson says he's encouraged the numbers in Cuyahoga County have dropped from 97 deaths during the first half of 2013 but remains concerned about the large number of young victims. Data released by Gilson Tuesday show women accounted for about one in every five heroin-related deaths this... More>>

Wheeling Park High School ACT Scores Higher Than State Average

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Wheeling Park High School announced their ACT scores for 2014 are better than the state average in all four categories. Teachers are very focused on preparing their students for higher education and said they are thrilled with these scores. More>>

Body Found Along Harrison County Roadway

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A man's body was discovered by a passing motorist on County Road 44 on Bowerston Tunnel Hill Road in Harrison County on Tuesday night. More>>

Bulletproof Vests, Heroin, Handgun Reportedly Found During Steubenville Drug Bust

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Two men are behind bars after police say they found heroin, cash, two bulletproof vests, a handgun and ammunition during a drug bust. More>>

WVU Football Season Begins Saturday, Coaches Show, Mountaineer Game Day Show Premiere

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The WVU Mountaineers begin a new season on Saturday as they take on the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. and the game will air on ABC Ohio Valley. Before the game, the WVU Coaches Show with Dana Holgerson airs from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on WTRF CBS, followed by Mountaineer Game Day from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Stay with WTRF for full coverage this season. More>>






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