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Wood River,

city (1990 pop. 11,490), Madison co., SW Ill., on the Mississippi River just above its junction with the Missouri; inc. 1923. It has oil refineries and pipeline terminals, and petroleum additives are produced.
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The family moved to Bethalto, where he graduated from Bethalto High School in 1940 and from East Alton Wood River High School in 1941.
Camp Rainbow Gold is restarting its search for a permanent home after the Blaine County Commission ended its plans for a site there, and might look outside its original target of the Wood River Valley.
The 42-year-old from Wood River, Nebraska, played for the Cornhuskers in 1996 and 1997, and compiled a 24-2 record as quarterback.
Room 301 & 302) in Hailey to discuss the recently launched travel management planning (TMP) process for the Wood River Valley.
com)-- On June 16, 2017, Duane Shirley filed a complaint which alleges that his wife, Theresa Shirley, contracted multiple myeloma and eventually died because of benzene she was exposed to while she grew up and went to school near the Wood River Refinery in Roxana, Illinois and the old Amoco Refinery in Wood River Illinois.
Eco-marathon started as a friendly wager in 1939 among employees of Shell at a research laboratory in Wood River, Illinois, United States.
This time, two pipelines that feed Phillips 66's Wood River refinery in Illinois have closed as a precaution while at Memphis, Tennessee, ExxonMobil was making preparations for possible closure of its refined products terminal and Valero Energy Corp was preparing for possible flooding its refinery.
Dynegy announced plans to retire its 465-megawatt (MW) Wood River power plant in Alton, Illinois, in mid-2016.
The system is one of the most extensive crude oil pipeline systems in North America, delivering to refineries at Wood River and Patoka, IL, Cushing, OK and Port Arthur, TX.
The company said the 4,200 kilometres Keystone Pipeline System is one of the most extensive crude oil pipeline systems in North America, currently delivering to key market locations at Wood River and Patoka, Illinois, Cushing, Oklahoma, and Port Arthur, Texas.
McAnany joined the navy in search of the education he couldn't get on his own in Wood River, Illinois.
Washington Trust donated peanut butter to the following local food banks: North Kingstown Food Pantry; the Jonnycake Centers of Peace Dale and Westerly; the Wood River Food Pantry; The Bread of Life Food Pantry; the Comprehensive Community Action Program; the Providence In-Town Churches Association; the Rhode Island Community Food Bank; the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center; and the West Bay Community Action Program.