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  1. Meeks to step down as president of EGCCRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Review

    ... lives we have changed because our students successfully competed for and secured jobs. With the support of Jefferson County taxpayers and many partnerships with our high schools, career centers and universities, Eastern Gateway has strengthened the ...

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  2. 14 drilling permits issued for Utica play, all south of countyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Morning Journal

    Of the 14 horizontal oil and gas drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play last week, five were in Belmont County, four in Harrison County, two each in Guernsey and Noble counties and one in Jefferson County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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  3. Lawrence CrossleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

    ... A. and Jean Anderson Crossley, Sr. Larry was Christian by faith and had been a student and worker at the Jefferson County Workshop for many years. He was an avid Steelers and Steubenville Big Red football fan. In addition to his parents Larry was ...

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  4. Jefferson County Sheriff's Merit BoardRead the original story

    Saturday | The Madison Courier

    Jefferson County Sheriff's Merit Board: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Commissioners Office in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 300 E. Main St. For more information call 265-2648.

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  5. Group launches No Child Left Hungry programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | WTOV9

    ... Wade of Fishers Council said. Fishers Council is teaming up with the Urban Mission, area churches and the Jefferson County Metropolitan Housing Authority to get the program off the ground. "Some children eat dinner every day and some children don't. ...

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  6. Missing evidence cuts years off man's sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - A man already convicted and sentenced to 15 years in jail for a Jefferson County armed robbery has found out he'll get out a lot sooner than expected.

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  7. City to Close Piece of Pie Park Following ShootingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Intelligencer

    ... shootings. Councilman Bob Villamagna said the city needs to pay for overtime for the officers. "If we need Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla up, there then do it. We need a joint task force of sheriff's deputies, state police and city police ...

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  8. Amish Beard-Cutting Not a Hate Crime, Federal Court SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Mashable

    ... would not have been cut," the judge said. The attacks were carried out by the Bergholz Amish community in Jefferson County, Ohio, according to court records. Sam Mullet Sr., an Amish man who founded the community, is currently serving a 15-year ...

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  9. Ohio Amish hate-crime convictions are overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... sentenced to 15 years in prison for ordering the attacks in and around the Ohio community of Bergholtz in Jefferson County. His 15 followers, who carried out the beard cuttings, are serving one to seven-year sentences. The reversal could mean Mullet ...

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  10. Two arrested in drug bust in SteubenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WTOV9

    ... and possession of heroin, but more charges could be on the way once the investigation concludes. Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla tells us, "There's a lot of ammunition, high powered ammunition, and handgun ammunition, there's a lot of it. I ...

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  11. Celebrating SmithfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Many Jefferson County residents don't know that Middleway played a role in Civil War history, but organizers of a four-day commemoration that kicks off Thursday hope to change that.

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  12. Federal appeals court overturns Amish beard-cutting convictions, citing erroneous jury...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Cleveland.com

    ... to 15 years in prison. The news of the attacks, which arose from the small farming community of Bergholz in Jefferson County, about 100 miles southeast of Cleveland, made national headlines and raised questions about the federal hate-crimes law. ...

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  13. Regional News Stories: Ohio Cities and Towns Face Soaring Road Salt PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... looking at some bills for road salt that are stopping them cold. During last year's long and brutal winter, Jefferson County in far eastern Ohio used 4,000 tons of road salt. With all that snow and ice not too far away in memory, and with forecasts ...

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  14. Trinity shows perks of new robotic procedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Trinity Health System is keeping on trend with minimally invasive surgeries.

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  15. Road salt prices soar as Ohio prepares for winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... looking at some bills for road salt that are stopping them cold. During last year's long and brutal winter, Jefferson County in far eastern Ohio used 4,000 tons of salt to keep its roads clear. With forecasts of a bad or even worse winter ahead, the ...

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  16. Thomas Boychan Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Mary Melko Boychan. Tom was a member of Triumph of the Cross Catholic Church and formerly of St. Pius X, Jefferson County Sportsman Association, and was a graduate of CCHS class of 1946. Surviving are his wife, Eleanor McCartney Boychan whom he ...

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  17. Chief criminal deputy appointed interim Jefferson County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Peninsula Daily News

    A Jefferson County sheriff's deputy with 21 years on the job will serve as acting sheriff beginning Friday when the current sheriff resigns to take a police chief's job.

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

    Friday Aug 1 | 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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  19. Getting pushers off the streetsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Review

    ... are deluding themselves. In some East Ohio communities, very few people are under any illusions. Jefferson County has one of the worst drug problems in the state, at least in terms of overdose deaths. According to a report released earlier this ...

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  20. Steubenville Police Department swears in first female officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - The Steubenville Police Department made history Friday when it welcomed four new officers to the force.

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