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West Virginia Couple Found Dead in House Fire

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say two people have died in a house fire. WTAP-TV reports Parkersburg Fire Chief Jason Matthews identified the victims as 84-year-old Raymond Tanner and his 86-year-old wife, Beverly. The couple’s son was able to escape the home after the fire broke out early Monday. The cause of the fire… Read More

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Authorities: House Explosion Probed as Possible Hate Crime

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STERLING, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a house explosion in Ohio is being investigated as a possible hate crime after racial slurs and a swastika were found spray painted on the home’s garage and neighboring property. The Akron Beacon Journal reports Sterling firefighters responded to the explosion in Milton Township in northeastern Ohio’s Wayne County… Read More

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Nelsonville Fire Rekindles Memories Of Past Blazes

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“I cried,” is how Judy Sinnott of Nelsonville described her reaction when the Public Square was hit Saturday night by a fire, a blaze that Sinnott said also fueled “a ton of flashbacks.” She and others in the community couldn’t help but recall the 1980 fire that all but destroyed Stuart’s Opera House, located beside… Read More