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  1. Shinnston resident receives French honor for WWII heroismRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    As a lifelong resident of Shinnston, John Belcastro has served his community in various ways, whether working in the local coal mines or serving in American Legion Post 31 and VFW Post 573. But Belcastro's service extends far beyond the local community, having served his country in the 10th Armored Division, 90th Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron, during World War II, for which he was named a "Chevalier" of the Legion of Honor by the French government.

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  2. Gas boom brings successes, struggles to W. Va. communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    When Linda Colliere opened up her six-unit motel in the small, remote Harrison County community of Shinnston 15 years ago, she never could have anticipated the influx of demand she would eventually receive. "I don't even advertise anymore," Colliere said.

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  3. Weirton Selects New City ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Intelligencer

    ... had to withdraw. Blosser was the final applicant to be interviewed, Miller said. Blosser became city manager of Shinnston, a community of more than 2,200 residents, in January. Prior to that, he served the city as assistant city manager from October ...

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  4. Weirton names City ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOV9

    ... capable candidates. Ultimately Miller selected Travis Blosser and council said yes. Blosser is the city manager in Shinnston, W.Va., and is a native of Fairmont. Miller says he felt Blosser was the right man for the job when he met him. The only ...

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  5. Former Consol employee wins nearly $587K in a Mark of the Beasta lawsuitRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Logan Banner

    ... 2012 when the company installed a hand scanner to log employees in and out of its Robinson Run Mine complex near Shinnston, W.Va. He objected to having either of his hands scanned and asked to manually log his hours instead, the lawsuit said. A ...

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  6. Auto racing: Pittsburgher 100 attracting stacked fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... about running the Monster Half-Mile at PPMS. "Pittsburgh has always been my favorite race track by far," said the Shinnston, W.Va., resident, who has the weekend off from WoO. "I always loved going there to watch the races as a kid and to run my ...

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  7. Richards surges to Outlaws win at EriezRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Erie Times News

    Josh Richards was excited for the first World of Outlaws Late Models Series event at Eriez Speedway in three years. The native of Shinnston, W.Va., loves competing at the Greene Township dirt track, whether he's running well or not.

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  8. Richards Performs AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

    Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., put on another stellar performance Saturday night at Atomic Speedway, leading all 50 laps of the night's main event to complete a sweep of the 3/8-mile oval's World of Outlaws Late Model Series doubleheader weekend. Joel Watson, Conneaut, Ohio, won the torrid Precision Grading AMRA Modified Main, while Gary Park made it a clean sweep in the C & M Racing Equipment Sport Mods.

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  9. Richards Rockets to Atomic WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

    ... national tour's back-to-back nights of racing at Atomic Speedway. Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., overtook race-long leader Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., on lap 26 of Friday's 40-lap race at the 3/8-mile oval and ...

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  10. Richards goes back-to-back with WoO LMS Potomac winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Josh Richards is making the most of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series' visit to the Mid-Atlantic region. Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., raced to his second victory in as many nights "I love racing in this region.

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  11. Richards takes fifth WoO LMS win of 2015 at DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Josh Richards took advantage of Austin Hubbard's misfortune to claim his fifth World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season in Thursday's Fulton Bank 50, earning a $10,725 payday at Delaware International Speedway. Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., pressured Hubbard of Seaford, Del., through the second half of the 50-lap race before taking command when Hubbard's overheating engine expired on lap 45. Richards led the final six laps and crossed the finish line with an advantage of 7.756 seconds in scoring his second-career victory at Delaware's half-mile oval.

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  12. Clanton scores ninth WoO LMS win of 2015 at ShawanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Menomonie, Wis., was third followed by ninth-starting A.J. Diemel of Elk Mound, Wis., in fourth. Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., finished where he started in the fifth spot. Clanton lead the first half of the race mostly unchallenged as Pearson ...

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  13. Davenport scores thriller at Fairbury American LegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... the Rocket Chassis driven by Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., narrowly edged 16th-starting Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., who was fourth in the Rocket Chassis house car. Chase Junghans of Manhattan, Kan., rounded out the top five in his ...

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  14. Frank Joseph MarinoRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was the son of the late Joseph A. and Rose R. Marino of Welch, W.Va., and the late Anna Rose Belcastro of Shinnston. He married to Patricia Mahaffey and together they raised two children who made them very proud, Lori Ann Marino Mahan, a teacher at Ripley Elementary, and Joseph Michael "Mickey" Marino .

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  15. Clanton grabs seventh WoO LMS victory at LernervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... 100 winner Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., finished fourth and in doing so overtook 17th-finishing Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., for second in the WoO LMS points chase. Eric Wells of Hazard, Ky., finished fifth in Thursday's A-Main, which ran ...

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  16. Clanton completes WoO LMS sweep with Weedsport winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... and leave New York with two wins," said Clanton who stretched his points lead to 128 points over Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va. "We've got things rolling along like we need it to right now. With the way we're running, I think we've got a car to ...

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  17. Richards edges Clanton for WoO LMS victory at BrightonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... and Vanderlaan Building Products Mud Slinger 50 at Brighton Speedway. But in the final 10 laps, the three-time Shinnston, W.Va., expertly picked his way through heavy traffic during the race's closing laps and held off points leader Shane Clanton's ...

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  18. Medical Examiner determining cause of death for teenager rescued from Shinnston PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Officials with the Shinnston Police Department are waiting on a report from the state Medical Examiner's Office to determine the cause of death for a 14-year-old girl who was pulled from the Shinnston Pool Tuesday. According to authorities, lifeguards had to rescue the teenager at approximately 2 p.m. and perform CPR.

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  19. W.Va. Native Josh Richards Takes the Flag at SpeedwayRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Tyler Star News

    A trip to his home track was just what Josh Richards needed to get his season headed in the right direction. One night after scoring his first victory since February, Richards, 27, of Shinnston, W.Va., drove his Valvoline-sponsored Rocket Chassis house car back to victory lane again on Sunday evening after completing a sweep of Tyler County Speedway's Jackpot 100 Weekend.

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  20. Undercover Harrison County SCAD operation leads to four arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... $30,000. Hannah did not post bond and was transported the North Central Regional Jail. Tara Dawn Feathers, 23, of Shinnston, who was charged with two counts of delivery of heroin and two counts of conspiracy to deliver heroin. Logan Wesley Drake, ...

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