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  1. Tug ranked No. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Williamson Daily News Online

    South Charleston, Poca and Wheeling Central are at the top of the West Virginia Boys Basketball Associated Press Poll as the regular season winds down and teams head toward the sectional tournaments.

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  2. School board round-up: January 20 sessionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Lincoln Journal

    ... evaluation of Superintendent Patricia Lucas. The board, *Approved a contract with Kemron Environmental Services of Poca for the servicing of four school system sewer plants (Midway, Duval, Ranger, Harts), including inspections, sampling, and ...

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  3. A colossal waste of moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  4. Study's author disputes WaPo's, W.H.'s trade 'facts'Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Politico

    The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler was confronted with this recently after penning a Fact Checker blog criticizing Secretary of State John Kerry for claiming in a column that a massive Asia-Pacific trade deal the White House is negotiating could create "$77 billion a year in real income and support 650,000 new jobs in the U.S. alone." Kessler said those numbers are purposely misleading, while the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said it just pulled them from a Peterson Institute study on the trade deal.

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  5. Robert E. "Bob" CastoRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Kylie Casto Rhodes (Michael) and Megen Casto Dilley, all of Ripley; also two great-grandchildren, Daniel Mitchell of Poca, and Eain Dilley of Ripley; three sisters, Patty Raines (Jerry) of Evans, Janet Hayes of Wilmington, Del., and Cindy Thomas of ...

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  6. Videos: Poca 63, Chapmanville 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Logan Banner

    ... Regional High School's Trey Dalton scores and is fouled in Monday night's 63-53 loss to the No. 1-ranked and undefeated Poca Dots at Chapmanville's Danny Godby Gymnasium. Dalton would complete the three-point play. (Video by Paul Adkins) The Tigers' ...

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  7. Tigers take down the Irish 61-56Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Logan Banner

    ... improved to 8-6 ahead of Monday night's huge Cardinal Conference showdown with Class AA No. 1-ranked and undefeated Poca (13-0). Huntington St. Joe (9-8), coached by 1974 Logan High School graduate and Wildcat basketball great Ross Scaggs, refused ...

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

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  9. Rite Aid distribution center to mean 600 jobs in SpartanburgRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  10. Rite Aid Center to Bring 600 Jobs to UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  11. Superceding Indictment Filed Against Gary Southern and Freedom Industries for WV MCHM 2014 SpillRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  12. Dots win 3 over HamlinRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  13. Poca defeats DuvalRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  14. Huntington Area Legislators Support Strict Interpretation of 2014...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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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  15. Mingo Central blown out by No. 1-ranked Poca DotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | 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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  16. Bridgeport's Merinar earns male McCoy AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | 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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  17. Freedom Industries Successor Expanded Nitro Tank Storage without Permits or InspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Former Poca Blending Still Amassing Environmental ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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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  19. West Virginia, America's coal capital, struggles with global warming in teaching scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | 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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  20. Miners ranked No. 7 in Class AARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | 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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