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  1. Rite Aid to close Charlotte distribution center, move 350 jobs to S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... spokeswoman says. The Charlotte facility and two other distribution centers - one each in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Poca, W.Va. - are affected by the decision. The company now operates 11 distribution centers in the United States. The Charlotte ...

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  2. Rite Aid distribution center to mean 600 jobs in SpartanburgRead the original story

    Wednesday | WBTV

    Rite Aid Corporation is investing $90 million in a new distribution center in Spartanburg that the company says will create nearly 600 jobs. Last year, Rite Aid announced it would build a new distribution center consolidating its existing centers in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Charlotte, North Carolina and Poca, West Virginia.

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  3. Rite Aid Center to Bring 600 Jobs to UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Rite Aid Corporation is investing $90 million in a new distribution center in Spartanburg that the company says will create Rite Aid Center to Bring 600 Jobs to Upstate SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Rite Aid Corporation is investing $90 million in a new distribution center in Spartanburg that the company says will create Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1K4sk8z SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Rite Aid Corporation is investing $90 million in a new distribution center in Spartanburg that the company says will create nearly 600 jobs. Last year, Rite Aid announced it would build a new distribution center consolidating its existing centers in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Charlotte, North Carolina and Poca, West Virginia.

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  4. Superceding Indictment Filed Against Gary Southern and Freedom Industries for WV MCHM 2014 SpillRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Huntington News

    A federal grand jury sitting in the Southern District of West Virginia has filed new charges against Gary Southern, former President of Freedom Industries. According to the filing, Southern worked as Chief Operating Officer beginning in May 2009 of the Etowah Facility and Poca Facilities of Freedom Industries which included spending authorizations, supervision of employees, and presiding over staff meetings.

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  5. Dots win 3 over HamlinRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    The Poca Dots stormed into Hamlin and took three games on Thursday. In the girls contest, Poca took a 40-7 victory as they dominated the entire contest.

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  6. Poca defeats DuvalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lincoln Journal

    The Poca Dots avoided the sting of the Lady Yellow Jackets with a 27-21 victory. Poca was up 6-5 after the first period, but Duval took a 13-8 advantage by half time.

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  7. Huntington Area Legislators Support Strict Interpretation of 2014...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Huntington News

    ... of containment walls, which contributed to the 2014 spill and which have been found deficient at the Lexycon (former Poca Blending) venue in Nitro. "Containment walls are important to those type tanks. That will not change. I do feel that's it's ...

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  8. Mingo Central blown out by No. 1-ranked Poca DotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Logan Banner

    Mingo Central had gained so much ground since its last game against Poca, a 62-40 loss to the Dots back on Dec. 16. The Miners won seven in a row at one point, knocked off a pair of ranked teams and rose to No.

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  9. Bridgeport's Merinar earns male McCoy AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Merinar in the voting for the male McCoy Award were Parkersburg's Chandler Hamilton, Jefferson's Andrew Milliron, Poca's Christian Buckley and University's Seth Edwards. Merinar along with Paladino and the state's other major award winners for 2014 ...

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  10. Freedom Industries Successor Expanded Nitro Tank Storage without Permits or InspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Huntington News

    Lexycon, L.L.C. has failed to obtain permission from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection before restarting activities on this site, which as Poca Blending/Freedom Industries had eight prior leak risk violations. Furthermore, the company has expanded without authorization or proper environmental permits and compliance to a parcel in the PAR Industrial Park.

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  11. Former Poca Blending Still Amassing Environmental ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Huntington News

    Following the MCHM spill from Freedom Industries Elk River plant, the WV Department of Environmental Protection found violations at Poca Blending in Nitro, WV, such as tank issues and issues with s Freedom Industries, which owned Poca, filed for bankruptcy a week after the spill. Without accepting bids, Lexycon, a Florida corporation, has been allowed to purchase Poca Blending, rather than have it cost the bankruptcy estate $400,000 for demolition.

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  12. West Virginia, America's coal capital, struggles with global warming in teaching scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Boing Boing

    The John Amos coal-fired power plant is seen behind a home in Poca, West Virginia, on May 18, 2014. At the New York Times, John Schwartz reports on the struggles over school science programs in West Virginia's education system.

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  13. Miners ranked No. 7 in Class AARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... 1 this week. Bridgeport, who recently defeated Mingo Central in the Hoops Classic, is ranked No. 2 in Class AA, while Poca,, the only other team to defeat the Miners, comes in ranked No. 1. They are followed by Fairmont Senior, Westside, Scott, R.C. ...

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  14. Lady Tigers remain unbeaten in CardinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Logan Banner

    The Chapmanville Regional High School girls' basketball team remained unbeaten in the Cardinal Conference with Wednesday night's 48-29 home win over the Poca Dots at Chapmanville's Danny Godby Gymnasium.

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  15. Mingo in Hoops ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Kyle Lovern/WDNMingo Central coach Brad Napier is shown talking to his players during a timeout during the game with Poca.

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  16. Poca downs MingoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Kyle Lovern/WDNMingo Central junior forward Dalton Hatfield gets off this shot against Poca's Luke Frampton on Tuesday night at the MCHS gym.

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  17. Frackers can now frack faster on some public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Grist Magazine

    As Congress moves to wrap up its year, a lot of important, must-pass legislation is moving quickly through the chambers. That creates the opportunity for politicians to sneak their pet projects into massive bills that most members don't want to hold up or oppose.

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  18. CMS girls win easily over the Poca Dots, 41-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Logan Banner

    The Chapmanville Middle School girls' basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season with Monday night's 41-20 win at Poca.

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  19. Walter J. MilomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... away on Saturday, November 29, 2014, in Weirton Geriatric Center in Weirton, WV. He was born on September 29, 1932, in Poca, WV, a son of the late John Lyman Milom and Katherine George Kapp Milom. Mr. Milom was the owner of Walt's Used Cars in ...

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  20. DriversRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Monster.com

    ... and Privacy Policy for use of our website. TRACTOR -TRAILER DRIVERS The RITE AID Distribution Center located in Poca, WV is currently accepting applications for the positions of tractor-trailer driver. Applicants must have the following ...

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