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city (1990 pop. 10,753), seat of Marshall co., W.Va., in the Northern Panhandle, on the Ohio River; settled 1771, inc. 1865. Coal was once the chief industry, and some is still mined. Manufactures include asphalt, roofing materials, petroleum calcined coke, and hygiene products. There is agriculture, and livestock and poultry are raised. Moundsville is the site of the expansive Grave Creek Native American Burial Mound.
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The West Virginia Public Service Commission has granted approval to the $568 million acquisition of half of the two-unit, 1,600-MW plant near Moundsville, West Virginia.
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On 3 May 2012, the 508th Military Police Battalion (Internment /Resettlement), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, sent a corrections emergency response team (CERT) of eight Soldiers and leaders to Moundsville, West Virginia, to train and compete in the annual West Virginia Department of Corrections Mock Prison Riot, which is held at the old West Virginia State Penitentiary.
She was born on November 8, 1916 in Moundsville, West Virginia and married Zane Magers, who passed away in 1982.
ON A COLD, WINDY DAY IN OCTOBER, equipped with nothing but a pen and some 3x5 inch notecards, I toured Moundsville Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Virginia, bent on writing an article.
Sited in Moundsville, West Virginia, the Mitchell facility, is a high-quality, environmentally-friendly, base-load coal plant that has been performing well for the American Electric Power (AEP) system for years.
The history of The Three-Deuce-Five Marine Foundation is closely tied to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines, Marine Reserve Battalion headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, with additional units in Akron and Columbus, Ohio, as well as Buffalo, New York and Moundsville, West Virginia.
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