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  1. School districts prepare for two-day strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | West Virginia Metro

    Kanawha County Superintendent Ron Duerring said there will be no school and that those days will be treated as snow days. "We have two days at the end that we can use that are OS days.

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  2. Jackson County superintendent warns employees about possible...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | West Virginia Metro

    The superintendent of schools in Jackson County is telling school employees there he does not want to see the kinds of teacher work stoppages like those that resulted in school cancellations Friday in some southern West Virginia counties. "We have a job to do here in Jackson County for our children and our citizens," Superintendent Blaine Hess told WMOV Radio in Ravenswood, a MetroNews affiliate.

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  3. Justice Administration Chief of Staff ready to open up the sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    The Chief of Staff for Governor Jim Justice admitted preparing for the 2018 legislative session was astoundingly different than preparation for the 2017 session. A year ago, Governor Justice and his administration faced monstrous shortfalls in state revenues, a shrinking budget, spending cuts, and tax increases.

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  4. Major fire at Parkersburg warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Fire fighters from West Virginia and Ohio are attempting to control the flames at a warehouse on Parkersburg's south side. The blaze started about 1 a.m. Saturday at the Ames Plan in the 3800 block of Camden Avenue.

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  5. Celebration for Century retirees planned Saturday in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. - Former West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is among those expected in Jackson County Saturday for a celebratory picnic for Century Aluminum retirees.

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  6. Remediation underway for former Century Aluminum plant in RavenswoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A company that specializes in remediation has completed the first phase of a project to tear down the former Century Aluminum Plant in Jackson County. Earlier this year, Applied Partners purchased the site in Ravenswood for about $15 million.

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  7. Ravenswood plant to expand and add employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    "The plant is currently running five single-screw lines and four twin-screw lines," said Sonny Nyak, CEO of Niche Polymers in Ravenswood. "We have plans to bring in two more twin-screw lines fully installed by our crew here in Ravenswood in the next few months."

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  8. Groundbreaking held for new Ravenswood Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The project is expected to cost around $13.3 million. The new school will be attached to the current Ravenswood High School.

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  9. School year starts in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Jimmy Fraser, principal at Ravenswood High School, takes over for former Principal Jo Hendricks who retired July 1. Fraser stepped up from being the school's vice principal. "I think one of the biggest challenges is going to be to continue with the great traditions at Ravenswood High School.

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  10. Back pay for health benefits part of finalized $23 million Century settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. - About $3 million of a $23 million dollar settlement between Century Aluminum and hundreds of its former workers in Jackson County is designated for back pay for health expenses from the past six years, according to an employee representative.

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  11. Recovery continues for Clay County footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The donated gear will likely be used for many years to come as the program works to get back on its feet. Hanging on the wall in the Clay County locker room, a sign of respect and a reminder to never forget the generosity of strangers in a difficult time.

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  12. 2 kilos of heroin found following traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Police Chief Lance Morrison says he's not surprised a weekend traffic stop, just across the Ohio River from Ravenswood, yielded a large amount of heroin worth more than a half-million dollars. "To see two kilos of heroin is not all that surprising to me, I'm sure this won't be the biggest seizure we see," Morrison predicted in a statement released to the news media.

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  13. Final commencement for long time Ravenswood principalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    High school graduation ceremonies are happening all across West Virginia this week. One of those is Friday at Ravenswood High School in Jackson County.

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