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  1. Country Fall Festival royalty crownedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Point Pleasant Register

    ... was named first runner-up and Teen Miss Congeniality. Second runner-up and Teen Miss Photogenic went to Kelly Irvine of Poca. Brittany Sayre of Point Pleasant took home the Ms. Country Fall Festival Queen title. First runner-up in this division went ...

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  2. Insurer accuses funeral home of faking deaths to collect payments...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business Insurance

    ... Record. In the suit, filed in the U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, Homesteaders alleges that the Poca, West Virginia-based funeral home falsely reported the deaths of 111 people who had signed up for pre-need funeral contracts ...

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  3. Entrepreneurship 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | American Legion Magazine

    The qualities that make someone entrepreneurial probably vary, depending on who you ask. But Charles McCaffrey believes there are no hard and fast rules as to who can start their own business.

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  4. Fracking on Federal Lands Should be Encouraged, Not BannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Heartland Institute

    In a recent article promoting his Protect Our Public Lands Act, Rep. Mark Pocan argues the government should ban hydraulic fracturing on public lands. Pocan cites concerns about potential environmental and economic impacts of horizontal hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking," and raises concerns about fracking in national parks.

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  5. Fracking on federal lands should be encouraged, not bannedRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | The Hill

    In a recent article promoting his Protect Our Public Lands Act, Rep. Mark Pocan argues the government should ban hydraulic fracturing on public lands. Pocan cites concerns about potential environmental and economic impacts of horizontal hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking," and raises concerns about fracking in national parks.

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  6. Capito hosts Indian ambassador in visit to Kanawha CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | West Virginia Metro

    ... as well as with State Health Officer Dr. Rahul Gupta, also of Indian decent. He visited Kanawha Scales and Systems in Poca, which exports to India. "I think my favorite aspect here has been that there's a lot of potential for economic relations ...

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  7. Micoley.com to Auction Off Partially Developed Residential Subdivision...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | PRWeb

    Developers are officially wanted in the West Virginia town of Poca, located less than 25 minutes away from capital Charleston. Within this town of 363,000 residents is a partially developed residential subdivision waiting to be completed.

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  8. U.S. appeals court upholds bulk of Obama air pollution ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Reuters

    The John Amos coal-fired power plant is seen behind a home in Poca, West Virginia in this May 18, 2014 file photo. A U.S. Appeals court on July 28, 2015, mostly upheld a major federal environmental regulation requiring some states to limit pollution that contributes to... A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday mostly upheld a major federal environmental regulation requiring some states to limit pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.

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  9. Velma E. SnyderRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and Mary "Maggie" Miller Boston. Velma is survived by a daughter, Linda Mason; two sisters, Oakley "Toke" Jordan of Poca, W.Va., and Nina Hall of Louisville, Ky.; two grandchildren, Amber Zipfel and Dr. Michael Summerfield; and seven great ...

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  10. Life-saving decision on flood swollen riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... man) helped me pull him out of there," Marques said. "It was a little struggle but we got him out of there." Marques, a Poca area resident, has worked in the area for years and knows the lay of the land. He said he didn't think twice about helping ...

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  11. Putnam man free after second DUI in a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... received two DUI's in a matter of hours.? Between those times, Putnam County deputies charged Randy Lee Bailes, 35, of Poca with DUI causing injury, leaving the scene of an accident, and other charges. Bailes vehicle was identified as the one which ...

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  12. Putnam man free after second DUI in a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    A Putnam County man is facing a lot of trouble after he received two DUI's in a matter of hours. Between those times, Putnam County deputies charged Randy Lee Bailes, 35, of Poca with DUI causing injury, leaving the scene of an accident, and other charges.

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  13. Crews are responding to another leak on a large water transmission main in DunbarRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Huntington News

    ... cannot yet be determined. Customers west of the repair site in Dunbar, St. Albans, Nitro, Institute, Cross Lanes, Poca, Bancroft, Winfield, Red House, Hometown, Eleanor, Fraziers Bottom, Buffalo, Hurricane and Culloden may potentially be impacted ...

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  14. Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lifted for All Customers West of...Read the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | Huntington News

    West Virginia American Water has lifted a precautionary boil water advisory for all customers west of Dunbar in the company's Kanawha Valley system following a break on a 36-inch transmission main in Dunbar, which has been repaired. The advisory is lifted for all customers in the communities of Dunbar, St. Albans, Nitro, Institute, Cross Lanes, Poca, Bancroft, Winfield, Red House, Hometown, Eleanor, Fraziers Bottom, Buffalo, Culloden, Hurricane and Hamlin.

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  15. Repairs Underway on Dunbar Water Main Following Second LeakRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Huntington News

    ... although some are experiencing lower than usual water pressure: Dunbar west of the 900 block of Dunbar Ave, Institute, Poca, Bancroft, Hometown, Winfield, Eleanor, Fraziers Bottom and Buffalo. Based on current monitoring of system levels, the ...

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  16. Tigers host home 7-on-7 at baseball fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Logan Banner

    Chapmanville Regional High School quarterback Alex Berry drops back to pass in Friday night's 7-on-7 scrimmage against Poca, Mount View and Tolsia at Chapmanville's Ted Ellis Field.

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  17. $20M redevelopment near Mesa's Fiesta MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    ... deals on groceries and other goods, and the Old Glory Cafe inside sells $1 breakfast burritos and $2 quesadillas. The Poca Fiesta shopping center on the northeastern corner of Alma School Road and Southern Avenue is home to several discount stores, ...

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  18. Schreckengost wins CJT eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... shots better than the respective 1-unders from runners-up Coleman Lamp of St. Marys and Follansbee's Logan Lojszczyk. Poca's David Scragg was fourth with an even par round of 70. Photo by Jay W. Bennett Alex Schreckengost watches his eighth birdie ...

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  19. Point discusses retaining police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... that have grown up along the waterway. This includes Point Pleasant, Leon, Eleanor, Nitro, Buffalo, Winfield and Poca. Two interpretative panels have been placed just outside the fort to explain the history of the structure, as well as the history ...

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  20. Best Oklahoma mascotsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... in the state have a mascot that is used by only them in the state. We don't have a corner on uniqueness, of course. Poca, W. Va., is named the Dots, and Frankfort, Ind., is the Hot Dogs. And just to our east, you can find the Arkansas School for the ...

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