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  1. Elsie Mae (Boyd) RotenberryRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Southwest Times

    Elsie Mae Rotenberry, 92, of Bluefield, W.Va., and formerly of Welch, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord in her home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Born Jan. 5, 1922, in Welch, she was the only child of John and Victoria Boyd.

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  2. Clara BlizzardRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Inter-Mountain

    She was born May 16, 1937, in Welch, to Herschal and Tennessee Rowe. She grew up, and lived most of her life in the West Virginia area.

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  3. Three dozen coal miners lose jobs in McDowell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    WELCH, W.Va. - Thirty-six coal McDowell County coal miners lost their jobs Monday when they were told by an Alpha Natural Resources subsidiary the mine was being "permanently idled."

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  4. Columbus Teen Missing Since 2012 Found Alive In West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WBNS

    A girl who was reported missing in Columbus in 2012 at age 16, was located on Friday in a West Virginia hotel room. Dajanae Harmon, now 18, was located by police after responding to a domestic violence call on Friday in Welch, West Virginia, about 100 miles south of Charleston.

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  5. Ohio teenager, missing since 2012, found in WelchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Chief E.A. Muncy said his officers responded to a domestic call at a Welch hotel Friday morning. Once the 18-year-old woman was in a police cruiser she gave officers her real name.

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  6. Republican Mark Maynard upsets ChafinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... West Virginia." Maynard plans on working on permits issued for the King Coal Highway project. The towns of Iaeger, Welch and War have been all but forgotten. The highway completion would encourage businesses to come back. McDowell County dropped in ...

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  7. In West Virginia, the glass ceiling shatters but shards remainRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    ... states of disrepair, windows broken or boarded up. A cold drizzle falls outside Hemphill United Methodist Church near Welch, the county seat, as volunteers get ready for the second annual Spooky Hollow Hay Ride -- a fundraiser for the fire ...

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  8. City Council to crack down on City fees and B&O TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... for a city this size and the Mayor thinks they do a remarkable job. Mayor Knopp gave examples of other cities and used Welch as an example. Welch has discontinued or curtails major levels of city services. Mayor Knopp recognizes the City of ... 5 comments

  9. Massena PD Public RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Village police picked up Julia A. Larock, 49, of 150 Maple St., Massena, on a bench warrant shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on North Main Street. The warrant, signed Oct. 3 by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson, alleged Larock had failed to appear as directed on a disorderly conduct charge pending in village court.

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  10. Gee shares vision with university faculty, staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... to the state's 1.8 million residents, said Gee, whose presentation included a video from his journey from "Weirton to Welch, and all points in between." "In the end, this was more than a tour. It was a spiritual experience for me. I saw great ...

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  11. Gayle Manchin Keynote Speaker at Fahe's Annual Meeting in CharlestonRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... of Fahe that we have begun 'living the dream' of creating the Renaissance Village: a total housing complex in downtown Welch to provide affordable housing, with amenities, to professionals coming to work and live in McDowell County. Without this ...

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  12. 'Steve Harvey' debuts Tuesday, September 9 on WHNTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... P. Hensen and Kevin Hart, debuted April 20, 2012 as the #1 movie in America for two weeks in a row. Harvey was born in Welch, West Virginia, and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio the youngest of five children, to a mom who was a homemaker and a dad who was ...

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  13. The Glass Castle, more than a story of survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... challenging games with them, games that he invented. When Jeannette is 10 years old, her family moves to Welch, West Virginia, a bleak coal mining town. In Welch, the family's living conditions go from bad to worse. During Jeannette's teenage years, ...

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  14. Man hit, killed by train in southern W.Va.Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia State Police say a man was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County. Trooper J.R. Coburn in Welch says a 20-year-old male died at the scene and a 24-year-old female who fell 60 feet was in critical condition at Welch Community Hospital.

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  15. Man Hit, Killed By Train In Southern WVRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    ... a man was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County. Trooper J.R. Coburn in Welch said a 20-year-old male died at the scene and a 24-year-old female who fell 60 feet was in critical condition at Welch ...

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  16. Man hit, killed by train in southern W.Va.Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    West Virginia State Police say a man was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County. Trooper J.R. Coburn in Welch says a 20-year-old male died at the scene and a 24-year-old female who fell 60 feet was in critical condition at Welch Community Hospital.

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  17. Man hit, killed by train in southern West VirginiaRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    West Virginia State Police say a man was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County. Trooper J.R. Coburn in Welch says a 20-year-old male died at the scene and a 24-year-old female who fell 60 feet was in critical condition at Welch Community Hospital.

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  18. OSHA finds violations at McDowell federal prisonRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. WELCH, W.Va. Investigators with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have found ten serious ...

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  19. Feds: West Virginia prison had 10 serious safety issuesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... pathogens and other safety hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's January investigation into the Welch prison found 10 serious violations. This was OSHA's first inspection of the facility. OSHA says the prison failed to train ...

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  20. Officials announce plans for teacher, professionals housing in McDowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... of loans and grants that we can get and we are also committed to doing the rest of it through a fundraiser." Mayor of Welch Reba Honaker said it might be difficult to attract teachers, but it is possible. "I think once we get them here, we can hold ...

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