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  1. Proposed bill reduces magistratesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... and Wyoming. During the 2020 election cycle, the bill makes a further reduction of one magistrate position in Marion County. It specifically calls for one less magistrate in Ohio, Hancock and Marshall counties beginning in the 2016 election cycle. ...

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  2. Final vote nears for coal jobs and safety bill at State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    A Marion County delegate admits Democrats don't have the numbers to keep a bill making changes to state mine safety regulations from passing on Friday when the House of Delegates is scheduled to take a final vote on the Senate bill. Del. Randy Smith and Del.

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  3. A look at the 2015 Legislative SessionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... would not require prevailing wage pay. House Bill 2092 and Senate Bill 340 are sponsored by Tim Manchin (D-Marion County) and Charles Trump (R-Morgan County), respectively. These bills would mandate that voters provide some sort of photo ID in order ...

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  4. Prosecuting attorney will 'vigorously pursue conviction' in drug case against former principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton released a statement Thursday of his intent to pursue a conviction for former principal of Stowell Elementary School, Joshua "JD" Foust. Foust, who was arrested early Wednesday morning, faces a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver stemming from a six-to-eight-week investigation.

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  5. West Virginia lawmakers mull naming highway after Nick SabanRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Senators have introduced a resolution to name a section of Route 19 in Marion County after Saban, who grew up in the area. It would be dubbed the "Nicholas Lou 'Nick' Saban, Jr., Expressway."

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  6. Jean J. PenceRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... She lived most of her life in Fairmont and moved to Buckhannon in 2000. She retired as a teacher from the Marion County Board of Education and was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fairmont. Her interests in her life was ...

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  7. Harrison County man convicted of prior felonies found guilty of possessing a firearmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | West Virginia Metro

    Following a three day trial, a Harrison County man convicted of multiple prior felonies was found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm. Joseph Garrett, 50, of Haywood, has previously convicted of multiple offenses in the Circuit Court of Marion County including Breaking and Entering in 1983, Third Degree Sexual Assault in 1988, and Second Degree Murder in 1998.

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  8. Two convicted of drug traffickingRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... During a Three Rivers Drug Task Force investigation, Miller was discovered in possession of pseudoephedrine in Marion County, West Virginia in September 2014. She faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00. Caraun Lynn-Montez ...

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  9. Leadership Marion County seeks applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Marion County Record

    Applications for Leadership Marion County may be picked up at the Marion County Courthouse in the Marion County Economic Development office.

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  10. Point grapplers 8th at Winner's ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Winner's Choice Wrestling Tournament held Friday and Saturday on the campus of Fairmont Senior High School in Marion County. The Big Blacks finished in the top-fourth of the field by ending the weekend with seven top-eight efforts and a team score ...

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  11. Taylor County Magistrate announces resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Law. He previously served as a law clerk for Judge Michael Aloi and Judge David Janes in the Circuit Court of Marion County, Special Assistant to Taylor County Prosecuting Attorney John L. Bord and currently is an Adjunct Professor at Fairmont State ...

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  12. Buccaneers down LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... players coming off the bench. The B-UHS varsity squad will be heading into hostile territory Tuesday in Marion County to take on a very talented Fairmont Senior team in conference action. The Polar Bears are known around the Big 10 for their quick, ...

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  13. West Virginia to honor Nick Saban with highway naming rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | ABC 33/40

    The road to the college football title will not go through the SEC, but a stretch of road in West Virginia will carry the name of the league's current coaching king. Marion County, W.Va officials plan to permanently honor Nick Saban by naming a stretch of road after Alabama's coach.

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  14. Marion County residents plead guilty to federal drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Daniel Carl Ash, 32, and Amanda Isolde Eiseman, 25, both of Fairmont, were convicted in federal court for their role in manufacturing methamphetamine. An investigation by the Three Rivers Drug Task Force revealed they both repeatedly purchased pseudoephedrine, commonly used in the production of methamphetamine, throughout 2014.

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  15. Laura D. Harold SmithRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Laura D. Harold Smith, 74, of Marietta, passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at 9:34 p.m. at her home. She was born Aug. 8, 1940, in Marion County, W.Va., a daughter of Perry Brooks and Elizabeth Ann Mullins Harold.

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  16. Petition for new trial in 2006 Marion County murder dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    The petition for a new trial in the case of a man found guilty of a 2006 Marion County murder has been dismissed. Dayton Scott "Scooter" Lister's filing requested his conviction be vacated under a writ of habeas corpus.

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  17. Fairmont man convicted of federal drug, weapon crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    CLARKSBURG, W. Va. - A Marion County man has been convicted in federal court for his role in the manufacturing of methamphetamine and for illegally possession a firearm Timothy Wayne Ferrell, Jr., 33, of Fairmont was discovered in May in possession of medication pseudoephedrine, a common ingredient in methamphetamine.

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  18. Preferred Offeror Named on Marion County Consolidated Justice Center ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | jdsupra.com

    City of Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard announced today that WMB Heartland Justice Partners was selected as the Preferred Offeror to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the new Marion County Consolidated Justice Facility. WMB Heartland Justice Partners is comprised of equity members Walsh Investors, LLC, Meridiam Infrastructure Indy Justice, LLC, and Balfour Beatty Investments, Inc. In making the announcement, Mayor Ballard said of the project: "It will solve so many problems, so many problems that contribute to our existing facilities being outdated, inefficient and unsafe."

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  19. Man charged with heroin possession comes to court with heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... possession after he showed up to court with a syringe and cotton ball in his pocket, deputies said. (Courtesy Marion County Sheriff Office) A Salem, Ore. man is facing a second count of heroin possession after he showed up to court with a syringe ...

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  20. UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... 1971; and Heisman Trophy-winning NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel in 1992 (age 22). In 1907, in West Virginia's Marion County, an explosion in a network of mines owned by the Fairmont Coal Co. in Monongah killed 361 coal miners. It was the worst ...

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