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  1. Tourism a dubious economic savior in AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... found that spending and hospitality employment have been slow to grow in many counties. An exception was Harrison County, where direct tourism spending has more than doubled since 2004 - to $142 million - and hospitality employment has increased by ...

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  2. They're mining for tourists in AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... found that spending and hospitality employment have been slow to grow in many counties. An exception was Harrison County, where direct tourism spending has more than doubled since 2004 - to $142 million - and hospitality employment has increased by ...

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  3. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Wood County can do better. UP: To the West Virginia State Police officers who tracked down Rocco Zuccaro in Harrison County. Zuccaro, who has been charged with murder in Brooke County, escaped the William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital in Weston Monday, and ...

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  4. Pa. man who escaped from W.Va. psychiatric hospital capturedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | NewsandSentinel.com

    State police say 30-year-old Rocco Zuccaro of Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, was found late Wednesday night hiding in tall grass near a natural gas facility in the McWhorter area of Harrison County. Multiple sightings of Zuccaro by the public prompted troopers to search the area.

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  5. Zuccaro in custody after Wednesday night captureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WTOV9

    ... rges. According to our news partners at WDTV, officials captured him along McWhorter Road off of Route 19 in Harrison County, W.Va.

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  6. Accused killer caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NewsandSentinel.com

    PARKERSBURG A man awaiting trial for murder who escaped from a mental health facility was apprehended late Wednesday night in Harrison County where he was hiding in the grass, the West Virginia State Police said. Rocco Zuccaro, 30, Burgettstown, Pa., was found shortly before 11 p.m. hiding in tall grass in the McWhorter area near a natural gas facility, state police said.

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  7. Escaped murder suspect caughtRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Weirton Daily Times

    A nearly three-day search for murder suspect Rocco Zuccaro ended late Wednesday when he was captured in Harrison County, W.Va.

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  8. Smith Township man wanted on murder charge found in W. Va. late WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | O-R Online

    ... was found by a West Virginia state trooper from the Elkins detachment hiding in tall grass near the site in Harrison County at a location not far from the William J. Sharpe Jr. Hospital in Weston where he escaped from about 4:30 p.m. Monday. Zaccaro ...

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  9. Escaped Brooke County Murder Suspect CaughtRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Big News Network.com

    ... A nearly three-day search for murder suspect Rocco Zuccaro ended late Wednesday when he was captured in Harrison County, W.Va. On Monday, Zuccaro, 30, escaped the William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital in Weston, W.Va.. where he was undergoing an evaluation ...

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  10. Report: W. Va. State Police Apprehend Escaped Murder SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | CBS Local

    ... to WDTV in Clarksburg, West Virginia , Rocco Zuccaro was captured late Wednesday night near Route 19 in Harrison County, West Virginia. He is currently awaiting trial on first-degree murder charges involving a homicide in Brooke County, West ...

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  11. Rocco Zuccaro is in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WTOV9

    According to our news partners at WDTV, officials captured him along McWhorter Road off of Route 19 in Harrison County, W.Va.

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  12. Buckhannon resident named Outstanding TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Inter-Mountain

    Buckhannon native Macie Queen was crowned Miss Harrison County's Outstanding Teen Saturday, March 14. at the Robert C. Byrd High School Auditorium.

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  13. CCC Anniversary DayRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Inter-Mountain

    CCC ANNIVERSARY DAY: The annual Civilian Conservation Corps Anniversary Day will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the West Virginia State CCC Museum in Quiet Dell, Harrison County.

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  14. Shepherd lacrosse rolls past Chestnut HillRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... UVa-Wise for a noon doubleheader. MARTINSBURG - The Berkeley County boys added two wins on Saturday, topping Harrison County 19-5 and Kanawha Valley 15-10. The Pride was led by Issac Brown and Martin Owens with four goals each. Michael Watcher added ...

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  15. Four Harrison County residents sentenced on federal drug trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | West Virginia Metro

    ... 44, of Lumberport, West Virginia, was sentenced to three years of probation for selling crack cocaine in Harrison County. He pleaded guilty in November to one count of Aiding and Abetting Distribution of Cocaine Base and will serve the first four ...

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  16. Child predator gets maximum penalty in Marshall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WTOV9

    Convicted of crimes in both Marshall and Harrison counties in West Virginia, one man will have a lengthy prison stay after police say he had child pornography and solicited a teen. Terry Dunlap has already been sentenced for three charges out of Harrison County that had to do with this case.

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  17. Four individuals sentenced on federal drug trafficking chargesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Big News Network.com

    ... or "a-PVP. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated Goff, Barnes and Swiger. Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley prosecuted Warner and Assistant U.S. ...

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  18. Four individuals sentenced on federal drug trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | West Virginia Metro

    ... or "a-PVP. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated Goff, Barnes and Swiger. Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley prosecuted Warner and Assistant U.S. ...

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  19. YSS Shelter Thanks Volunteers, Donors in WheelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Intelligencer

    ... he said most of them are on a path to obtaining permanent housing - and he believes chronic homelessness in Harrison County has been virtually eradicated. "There don't have to be people coming to a Winter Freeze Shelter," Mullett said. "You can do ...

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  20. Harrison County Commission approves group home permit reversing previous decisionRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Big News Network.com

    CLARKSBURG, W. Va. A group home for eight individuals with disabilities has been given the approval to be constructed after the Harrison County Commission voted to reverse the county's initial decision to deny a permit.

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