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  1. Memorial Highway ribbon cutting is Dec. 13; opening date still not setRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... h and Columbus. She added District 9 previously took steps to relieve chokepoints on the roadway around Waverley and Piketon. She also said officials believe the bypass addresses the biggest remaining chokepoints along U.S. 23.

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  2. Portsmouth Police win platinum AAA safety awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... Besides Portsmouth, the Ohio recipients of the Platinum awards were police departments in: Chillicothe, Hillsboro, Piketon, Waverly and Wellston. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office also was given the award; and Ohio Highway Patrol Posts in ...

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  3. Pike Co. massacre: Wagner family patriarch arraigned lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... lot of hard work ahead of us." The bodies of the Rhodens were found in four separate trailers at two locations near Piketon the morning of April 22, 2016. The slayings are considered the state's most complex homicide investigation to date, resulting ...

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  4. Ribbon cutting for Portsmouth Bypass is Dec. 13Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... and Columbus. She added District 9 previously took steps to relieve choke points on the roadway around Waverley and Piketon. She said officials believe the bypass addresses the biggest problems along U.S. 23.

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  5. First suspect pleads not guilty in Ohio family slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Daily Mail

    ... 4, reported Cincinnati.com. The victims in the April 2016 execution-style killings that rocked the village of Piketon were Christopher Rhoden Sr., 40; his ex-wife Dana Rhoden, 37; their three children, Clarence 'Frankie' Rhoden, 20; Christopher ...

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  6. Suspect in massacre of Ohio family of eight filed for custody of daughter 6 days after the killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Daily Mail

    ... Edward 'Jake' Wagner, 26, is one of four family members charged with killing eight members of the Rhoden family in Piketon, Ohio, in April 2016 Edward 'Jake' Wagner, one of four family members charged with killing eight members of the Rhoden family ...

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  7. Matriarchs in dock for allegedly covering up family of eight's massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Iol.co.za

    ... Wagner, 76, of Lucasville, Ohio, covers her face as she walks into the Pike County Courthouse for her arraignment in Piketon, Ohio. Picture: Meg Vogel/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP One of the suspects, Edward "Jake" Wagner, was the longtime former ...

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  8. Prosecutor: Ohio suspects talked revenge vs. investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Authorities announced Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, that the two women have been arrest... . Fredericka Wagner, 76, of Lucasville, Ohio, covers her face as she walks into the Pike County Courthouse for her arraignment Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Piketon, Ohio.

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  9. Child at center of Ohio mass killing is safe, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | KTMF

    Authorities announced Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2... . FILE - In this May 3, 2016, file photo, mourners gather around caskets for six of the eight members of the Rhoden family found shot April 22, 2016, at four properties near Piketon, Ohio, during funeral services at Sciot... .

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  10. DOE waste facility at A-plant fight continuesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    An attorney for the U.S. Department of Energy, Jason Sherman had what might be considered some bad news for opponents of the permanent waste disposal facility being built on site of what is commonly known as the Portsmouth A-plant in Piketon, formally the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. Opponents of the disposal facility plan, who often talk about it being a radioactive waste dump, are pushing to reopen the record of decision which cleared the way for construction the facility intended to permanently house debris from demolition of the massive but defunct uranium enrichment plant.

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  11. Grandmothers charged with lying after family is arrested in massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Pacifica Tribune

    Fredericka Wagner, 76, of Lucasville, Ohio, covers her face as she walks into the Pike County Courthouse for her arraignment Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Piketon, Ohio. Fredericka Wagner, 76, of Lucasville, enters a Pike County Courtroom for her arraignment Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Piketon, Ohio.

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  12. County braces for long, pricey court case in family massacreRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | Valley Morning Star

    Fredericka Wagner, 76, of Lucasville, Ohio, covers her face as she walks into the Pike County Courthouse for her arraignment Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Piketon, Ohio.

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  13. Authorities: Custody dispute played role in family's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    George "Billy" Wagner III, 47, his wife, Angela Wagner, 48, and their sons, George Wagner, 27, and Edward Wagner, 26, were arrested in connection with the murder of eight members of the Rhoden family near Piketon, Ohio. The Wagners had since moved to Alaska.

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  14. Prosecutor: Suspects Charged in 2016 Killings of 8 Ohio Family Members Planned Crimes for MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | WHO-TV

    An Ohio family carefully studied the habits of members of another family -- learning their routines, the layouts of their homes, and where they slept -- before planning a deadly massacre that stunned a rural town, a prosecutor said Tuesday. The eight victims -- who ranged in age from 16 to 44 -- were found shot to death at four crime scenes in and around the small town of Piketon on April 22, 2016.

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  15. Arrests made in 2016 killings of 8 Ohio family membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | NBC2 News

    An Ohio family carefully studied the habits of members of another family -- learning their routines, the layouts of their homes, and where they slept -- before planning a deadly massacre that stunned a rural town, a prosecutor said Tuesday. The eight victims -- who ranged in age from 16 to 44 -- were found shot to death at four crime scenes in and around the small town of Piketon on April 22, 2016.

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  16. Ohio family murders suspect arrested in Kentucky returning to Ohio to face chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | ABC News

    ... same road in Peebles, a small village about 70 miles east of Cincinnati, while the eighth victim was found nearby in Piketon, according to officials. Many appeared to have been shot in their sleep, and one of the women was found lying in bed with a ...

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  17. Authorities: Prosecuting Ohio massacre case could last yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | KTMF

    Authorities announced Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2... . FILE - In this May 3, 2016, file photo, mourners gather around caskets for six of the eight members of the Rhoden family found shot April 22, 2016, at four properties near Piketon, Ohio, during funeral services at Sciot... .

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  18. Authorities in Ohio Announce Arrests in 2016 Fatal Shootings of 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | KSTP

    Authorities in Ohio have announced a family of four has been arrested in the 2016 slayings of eight people in Pike County. Seven adults and a teenage boy from the Rhoden family were found shot to death at four homes near Piketon on April 22, 2016.

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  19. Wagner family members arrested in execution-style murders of Pike Co., OH familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    More than two years after a Pike County family was slaughtered in their homes, police have arrested six members of the same family in connection with the massacre. Eight members of the Rhoden family were found fatally wounded near Piketon, after police said they were shot execution-style on April 22, 2016.

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  20. Child custody battle was factor in Rhoden family massacre, Ohio AG saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... been charged with covering up the crimes. The eight members of the Rhoden family were found fatally wounded near Piketon, after police said they were shot execution-style on April 22, 2016. "After extensive joint investigation - these individuals ...

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