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Morgan County Election 2011 Results

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In Morgan County, levies for the purpose of providing programs and services for persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities have been approved.   Both issues four and five passed by about a thousand votes.   In McConnelsville, residents voted on two aggregation issues and they okayed them both.   Village voters also approved a… Read More

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Union OKs Contract With Kroger Company

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Union members have approved a new three-year contract with Kroger Co. covering 3,893 workers at 41 stores in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.   Members of United Food and Commercial Workers approved the contract Monday by a 2-to-1 margin.   Kroger Mid-Atlantic Division President Jay Cummins said today in a news release that the contract provides wage increases, affordable health… Read More

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Wiehl Continues In Post As Athens Mayor


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Update 10:35 p.m. All Athens city precinct numbers are in and unofficial results show Democrat incumbent Paul Wiehl will continue in his position as Athens mayor. Wiehl held a steady lead over Republican challenger Randy Morris for much of the evening.  Final numbers show Wiehl with 71 percent of the vote and Morris with 29… Read More

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Long-Time Meigs County Judge Steps Down


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A longtime Meigs County judge has resigned his position. Meigs County Commissioner Tim Ihle confirmed today that Meigs County Common Pleas Court Judge Fred Crow notified commissioners of his decision late Friday. Ihle said he did not speak directly with Crow about the resignation and does not know what prompted the decision.  In his resignation… Read More