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  1. Wind topples pole into car in WintersvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WTOV9

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- A car salesman called it "the gust of all gusts." A 2013 Chevy Impala felt the brunt of it Monday at State Park Motors in Wintersville when the wind sent a pole crashing into a car.

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  2. Students at Pugliese West thankful for public officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WTOV9

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Not many people can say they've enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast with the mayor, but dozens of second graders had that honor Monday at Pugliese West Elementary in Steubenville. The students invited the mayor, police chief, fire chief and city manager to their fruit and muffin meal.

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  3. First responders meeting with ODOT concerning road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WTOV9

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- An emergency responder is taking his concerns to the Ohio Department of Transportation after Saturday's freezing rain that led to black ice, dozens of accidents, and a few road closures. Dan Dingess isn't so much worried about the roads, he's worried about when the roads close because that means people in emergency situations can't get to hospitals.

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  4. More W.Va. court records to go digital in 2015Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    The West Virginia Supreme Court is implementing a pilot electronic filing project in 14 counties. The project got under way in December 2013 when a lawsuit was filed electronically in the Marion County Circuit Clerk's Office.

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  5. Recycling Program Is MandatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Intelligencer

    ... has voted in favor of the new plan, which calls for the $2 per ton fee. In contrast, every municipality in Jefferson County, with the exception of Adena, has voted against it. Also, Steubenville City Council earlier this month unanimously rejected ...

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  6. Eye on Jefferson: Noise code to get public hearing soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public meeting about a revised noise ordinance when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners' chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend, with the public hearing scheduled for 11 a.m. The new ordinance is meant to define the noises that qualify as public disturbances and the hours that excessive noise is forbidden.

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  7. Noise law considered for unincorporated areas of Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Daily News

    Jefferson County commissioners will consider adopting or revising a proposed noise ordinance Monday. The proposal is intended to define what constitutes a public disturbance in unincorporated Jefferson County while setting out terms for enforcement.

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  8. Weather creates tough commuteRead the original story

    Saturday | Weirton Daily Times

    ... victims were transported to local hospitals for minor injuries, no serious injuries were reported in Jefferson County. Both Toronto exits were shut down by City Police due to accidents on the Route 7 overpasses, while the Steubenville Police ...

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  9. Crashes dot the valley Friday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WTOV9

    ... injuries didn't appear life threatening. Traffic was at a standstill along W.Va. 2 for about 45 minutes. In Jefferson County, investigators say an elderly man suffering from a medical condition lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a ...

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  10. Photos: Nearly 30 kids find homes during Jefferson Co. Adoption DayRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Cindy Torrans with the Jefferson County Bar Association hands out programs while dressed as Dorothy from "The Wizard of Oz" on Friday morning.

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  11. Public MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Jefferson County Board of SupervisorsA - Jefferson County Courthouse first-floor meting room, 9 a.m.: acknowledge Nov. 17 minutes; meet with county engineer; consider vacating former Ash Avenue across US Route 34 north of Batavia and transferring county right-of-way to state of Iowa; consider resolution to accept proposal from Calhoun-Burns & Associates for 2015 bridge inspections; consider pay increase for Secondary Road Department employee; make committee reports; public comments; allow claims and approve reports.

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  12. Church needs help reaching its goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WTOV9

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- A Steubenville church needs help to reach its goal of collecting gifts for children overseas. First Westminster Presbyterian Church is participating in Operation Christmas Child.

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  13. EXCLUSIVE: JCPS taking action to reduce risk of athlete concussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    It's a story that will impact the safety of high school athletes across Jefferson County. Jefferson County Public Schools will replace hundreds of football helmets that a WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter investigation revealed may increase the risk of concussion - and that is just one part of a much larger plan to reduce concussions in area high schools.

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  14. BHJ names Paprocki as interim directorRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... regulations. A former Steubenville resident and current Mingo Junction resident, he also is chairman of the Jefferson County Trails and Greenways Task Force, through which he has promoted and worked for the development of recreational trails in the ...

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  15. Man awaiting probation hearing walks out of courthouseRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Review

    A man who was facing a probation revocation hearing on Monday walked out of the Jefferson County Courthouse while his attorney, an assistant county prosecutor and Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. were in the judge's office talking about the case. Justin A. Davis, 26, of Irondale, was told to appear in court for a probation revocation hearing.

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  16. Escaped inmate from EOCC caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WTOV9

    ... doesn't pose any additional risk than any other stranger would," Gallo said. He's now being booked in the Jefferson County Jail. Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla said Westfall will likely be charged with escape. He had only 4 months left to ...

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  17. Irondale, Clay and Vestavia Hills car tag sales in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Lines to buy and renew car tags in Jefferson County are much shorter than in days past. In part, that's because cities like Clay, Vestavia Hills and Irondale began selling tags to their residents.

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  18. Steubenville, Jefferson County poised for an upswing: panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Business Journal

    Panelists at the Pittsburgh Business Times Corridors of Opportunity event Wednesday in Wintersville, Ohio, were : Ed Looman, Eastern Ohio project manager of the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth; Rich DeLuca, president of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce; Evan Scurti, director of economic development at the Jefferson County Port Authority; and Pittsburgh Business Times Publisher Alan Robertson, who moderated the panel. Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio, may not be seeing the large Utica Shale-related growth of neighboring counties, but they're on the cusp of big things.

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  19. Monforton will address annual faith breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... in the Future President Tracy McManamon. "This is the one opportunity where Christians from the churches of Jefferson County can come together in prayer. Our breakfast is always on the Friday before Thanksgiving. It is a time to pray for our future ...

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  20. Crowdfunding campaign underway in Port Townsend for lights on historic structuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... up the Port Townsend Post Office, and the full $25,000 would finish the job by decking the halls of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Unlike Kickstarter and other crowdfunding programs, Indiegogo releases the contributed money even if the goal is not ...

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