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Crowds jam Meadowbrook Mall for grand re-opening

  By Darlene Taylor-Morgan Exponent-Telegram Staff Writer   BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — A grand reopening celebration drew hundreds of people to the Meadowbrook Mall Saturday with celebrity appearances, refreshments and entertainment on tap for shoppers. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and presentation of two charitable contributions kicked off festivities to mark the completion[Read More…]

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Morgan courthouse heated, cooled by unique geothermal system

By Tricia Lynn Strader Special to The Journal BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — After many months of setbacks, the Morgan County Courthouse’s geothermal heating and cooling system was repaired this summer, and is now automated. The energy-efficient, water-sourced heating and cooling system is different from a typical geothermal system in a[Read More…]

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Magnum Hunter Chief Welcomes W.Va. Cracker

By Casey Junkins The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register PITTSBURGH – The CEO of a company with active Marcellus and Utica shale operations in Monroe, Washington, Wetzel, Tyler and Pleasants counties said having an ethane cracker in nearby Parkersburg would be “phenomenal.” “Ethane is something that we are going to have to deal[Read More…]

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Way to go, Morgan Messenger

Morgan County weekly turns 120 on Saturday This Saturday, November 16, marks 120 years since the first issue of The Morgan Messenger. Founded by S.S. Buzzerd, the paper was born after a fire burned down the offices and print shop of The Morgan Mercury where Buzzerd worked. Find the paper’s[Read More…]

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Herald-Dispatch of Huntington calls for curbside recycling

  We definitely live in a “throw­away” society. The amount of municipal solid waste generated in the United States has increased from about 88 million tons in 1960 to about 250 million tons in 2011, according to the Environmental Protec­tion Agency. While the nation has made progress on recycling since[Read More…]

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