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  1. Beshear appoints Jefferson County judge-executiveRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed a longtime Democratic Party activist to fill the vacant position of Jefferson County judge-executive The Courier-Journal reports that Friday's appointment of Queenie Averette is effective immediately. She will fill out an unexpired term that runs through early January 2015.

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  2. Ferguson video shows witness raising hands in airRead the original story

    Saturday | Morning Journal

    ... but that isn't clear on the video. The workers are not from Ferguson and were employed by a business from Jefferson County, south of St. Louis. They have not come forward publicly and the AP has been unable to reach them. The comment on the video ...

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  3. Dog warden fired in Jefferson CountyRead the original story

    Saturday | The Review

    The Jefferson County commissioners fired the county's dog warden on Thursday for striking a pit bull terrier in the head with a shovel at the county's animal shelter last weekend. A video of the incident on Saturday shows Bell breaking up a dog fight between two pit bulls.

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  4. Woman Claims She Slit Husband's Throat in Dream About Filleting FishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... on the morning of Saturday, July 26, if the couple's 16-year-old daughter hadn't made a frantic 911 call . Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin told the television station that Jones' fish story - which she has since retracted - was bizarre. "I ...

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  5. Copley not competent to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - A man who allegedly threatened Steubenville Mayor Domenick Mucci and his secretary had charges against him dropped Friday. Instead, Craig Copley, who was indicted in federal court in 1988 for mailing threating messages to then president Ronald Reagan, will be taken back to Appalachian Behavioral Health Center in Athens after it was determined he is not competent to stand trial.

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  6. Authorities looking for family of man found dead in IrondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Alabama Live

    Juan Franscio Flories Cholula, a 51-year-old Hispanic male, was discovered dead in his Alton Road mobile home on Aug. 12. Authorities don't suspect foul play in his death. His body is ready to be released for burial and the Jefferson County Coroner's Office has not been able to locate his next of kin.

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  7. Jefferson County dog warden fired for hitting dog in head with shovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Examiner.com

    ... injuring a dog and animal cruelty. (dog shown was not the dog hit over the head) County Commissioners in Jefferson County, Ohio fired dog warden Bill Bell on Thursday after witnesses watched in horror as Bell allegedly hit a dog over the head with a ...

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  8. Substation failure causes Port Townsend power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Peninsula Daily News

    Electrical power lost Wednesday night was restored to about 4,000 customers within the Port Townsend city limit by about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Power was out for about three hours after three voltage regulators at the Kearney Street substation failed, according to Jim Parker, Jefferson County Public Utility District general manager.

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  9. Parents concerned about speeders in school zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Barbara Burkey is one of many parents who have become concerned with cars speeding through the school zone in front of West Pugliese Elementary School, which sits along John school Highway in Steubenville. The speed limit along the highway is 45 mph, but in the school zone, it is 20 mph during restricted hours.

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  10. Commissioners speak on dog warden's firingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Jefferson County Commissioners have fired dog warden William Bell. Bell's termination comes five days after Bell allegedly hit a shelter dog in the head with a shovel in front of a group of young volunteers.

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  11. Responders remember 9/11 as Pleasant Heights Fire House re-opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Cities and villages in the Ohio Valley are finding their own ways to commemorate 9-11. One such special event took place at the Pleasant Heights Fire House in Steubenville, where at 9 a.m., officials flew the flag at half-staff.

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  12. HanoverRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Madison Courier

    A Lexington man was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for breaking into a house and stealing jewelry which he later pawned in Louisville. Tuesday, September 9, 2014 The Jefferson County Commissioners approved buying security cameras for the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter during a meeting Friday morning.

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  13. Jefferson County JVS faculty, staff receive ALICE trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Faculty and staff members at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School received a lesson in school safety Wednesday from the ALICE Training Institute. ALICE stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter, and evacuate.

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  14. Bobcats rare in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- A busy stretch of roadway may not be the first spot you may find a rare wild animal, but it's just what one man stumbled upon when he came across the body of a bobcat on Wednesday on U.S. 22 along John Scott Highway. Greg Marsh was driving along U.S. 22 on Wednesday afternoon on a work trip when he noticed something out of the ordinary.

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  15. Historic Jefferson County Photos Hanging In Downtown CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Alabama Live

    Historic photos line the walls of conference rooms, hallways and offices in the Jefferson County Courthouse showing small capsules of daily life in the county.

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  16. Suspected Hallmark robber enters not guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Jonathan Smith, who is accused of robbing the Hollywood City Center Hallmark at knifepoint in July, entered a not-guilty plea in a Jefferson County court on Wednesday. It turns out, that incident wasn't Smith's first run-in with the law.

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  17. Arrests quickly made in afternoon armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Police made three arrests in the middle of the highway shortly after an armed robbery in Jefferson County on Wednesday afternoon. Three men allegedly knocked on a home on N. 7th Street in downtown Steubenville, asking for a cigarette.

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  18. More charges for registered sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Derek Bocek, already a registered sex offender who has spent time in prison, is accused of having alleged sexual relations with a 14-year-old - the same behavior that led to him being behind bars the first time. He was indicted on a charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

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  19. Rape suspect goes before judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Larry Debee, who is accused of raping a young child, entered a not-guilty plea in a Jefferson County court on Wednesday. He's facing felony charges of rape and sexual battery.

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  20. Jones enters not guilty plea by reason of insanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Not guilty by reason of insanity. That's the plea coming from Judy Jones, a woman accused of slitting her husband's throat in his sleep in their Dillonvale home on July 26. Wednesday was Jones' first appearance in a Jefferson County courtroom since officially being indicted by a grand jury on charges of attempted murder and two counts of felony assault.

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