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Athens County Commissioners Hoping To Move Energy Efficiency Project Forward On Agreeable Terms

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ATHENS, OH – Before moving forward with an energy efficiency project for Athens County buildings, the Board of County Commissioners is requesting a company providing initial engineering services change some language in their agreement. Commission President Lenny Eliason said during Thursday morning meeting that Johnson Controls would need to assure if the county chose to… Read More

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Crop Aggregation Facility Designed to Help Farmers Opens

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s first crop aggregation facility designed to help local farmers has opened in Huntington. The Herald-Dispatch reports that Tuesday’s opening ceremony of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture’s Huntington Aggregation Center included a demonstration of several pieces of new equipment that will be used at the facility. The facility also… Read More

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New WV Law Charges Smokers

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cigarettes are getting more expensive in West Virginia. To balance the state budget, West Virginia will raise its cigarette tax by 65 cents to $1.20 a pack starting Friday. E-cigarette and other tobacco product taxes will also increase. The hike is expected to raise $98 million annually. The move helps fill… Read More