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16 hrs ago | Wheeling News

Marshall Levy Rate Lowered

The Marshall County Board of Education officially lowered the district's excess levy rate from 98 to 94 percent Tuesday after receiving approval from the West Virginia State Auditor's Office.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Intelligencer

Obamacare Costing County

Marshall County commissioners provided 103 full-time employees $1,500 pay raises for fiscal year 2015, but certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act are making it more expensive for them to provide workers with health insurance.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Moundsville, WV, Benwood, WV

The Intelligencer

Council Raises Ambulance Fees, OKs Annexation of Properties

Wheeling City Council voted to expand the city's borders and charge more for ambulance service during their Tuesday meeting.

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Related Topix: Wheeling, WV

Weirton Daily Times

Utica shale rush comes to West Virginia

For several years, companies drilled into the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia and the Utica Shale in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Chevron, Ohio County, WV

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Intelligencer

25 Office-Seekers Speak in McMechen

One candidate pledged to donate his salary to charity if voters elect him to the Marshall County Commission, while another said he believes the county needs to develop a centralized water system to increase reliability.

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Related Topix: McMechen, WV, Moundsville, WV

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WTOV9

One person killed in two-car crash

Officials with the Marshall County Sheriff's Office are investigating a fatal car accident that happened Saturday evening in Moundsville.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Wheeling News

Main Street Bank Earnings Jump Up

Now with locations in Center Wheeling, Elm Grove, Wellsburg and Moundsville - and holding total assets of $306 million - Main Street Bank saw its earnings jump by 20 percent from 2012 to 2013.

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Related Topix: Wheeling, WV, Wellsburg, WV, Moundsville, WV, Brooke County, WV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Traveling West Virginia streaming video

Located just over a mile from the Glen Dale Marx Factory, in Moundsville, West Virginia the Marx Toy Museum displays the toys of Louis Marx & Co.

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Related Topix: Glen Dale, WV, Moundsville, WV

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Intelligencer

Foul Play Not Eyed in Man's Death

Marshall County Sheriffs deputies found Charles Taylor, 37, of Moundsville, dead at about 6 p.m. Monday at a pump station along Big Wheeling Creek.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV, Triadelphia, WV

Wheeling News

Truck, Driver Sought In Cemetery Damage

Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Cecil and his deputies are looking for someone who damaged several grave sites at Highland Cemetery in Cameron over the weekend by running them over with a pickup truck.

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Related Topix: Cameron, WV

Wheeling News

Pipeline Blast Rattles Moundsvil...

Cooking breakfast in his kitchen shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday, Frank Elza Jr. of Middle Grave Creek Road had no idea he and his family would soon be on the run due to the rupture of a 12-inch pipeline carrying natural gas to the Williams Energy Oak Grove processing plant.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV

Mon Apr 07, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Truck damages grave sites at Cameron cemetery

Police say dozens of markers and grave sites at a cemetery in Cameron sustained damage when a pickup truck ran over them.

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Related Topix: Cameron, WV

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Marshall County Gas Pipeline Explodes, No Injuries Reported

Six homes were evacuated in Marshall County after a 12-inch gas pipeline exploded.

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Big News Network.com

Natural gas line explosion in Marshall County

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Wheeling News

Partners in Education Honor Top Teachers

The Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce held it's annual Partners In Education luncheon Friday at West Virginia Northern Community College's Education Building to honor the work and dedication of local teachers and students.

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Related Topix: Wheeling, WV, Moundsville, WV, Ohio County, WV

Wheeling News

City Hires Engineer to Mop up Water Problems

Despite reservations about paying $3.67 million to renovate McMechen's aging water plant, City Council voted 5-0 Thursday to pay an engineer to move forward with the plans.

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Related Topix: McMechen, WV

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Wheeling News

Ready for Takeoff

Reaching heights as high as 400 feet above the hills of Marshall County is a thrill ride that carries brave passengers at speeds around 50 mph - all without the constraints of a roller coaster car.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Wheeling News

Tractor Trailer Spills Degreaser on Burch Ridge

Burch Ridge Road remained closed this morning as environmental clean-up crews working with the West Virginia Division of Highways manage a spill from a tractor trailer accident.

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WTOV9

Road closed for several hours; HAZMAT crew responding

It happened just after midnight on Burch Ridge Road in Moundsville. The road had been closed for nearly 12 hours, with crews expecting it to reopen sometime around noon.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Wheeling News

McMechen, Marshall County Offices To Be on May 13 Ballot

McMechen Mayor Michael Gracik said he worked as hard as he could during his six years in office, but just could not bring himself to seek another four-year term in the May 13 election.

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Related Topix: McMechen, WV, Benwood, WV, Glen Dale, WV, Boreman, WV, Moundsville, WV

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