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$1 million worth of pot plants destroyed

Aug. 07, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- More than 1,100 marijuana plants with a street value of $1 million have been destroyed in Scioto County, according to a news release from the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.

The pot plants were eradicated during a recent, two-day operation conducted by state and local law enforcement officials, according to the release.

Sewer repair causes closures on Hal Greer

HUNTINGTON -- Repairs to a section of sewer line on Hal Greer Boulevard will cause lane closures through Thursday, Aug. 8, according to a press release from the West Virginia Division of Highways.

The Huntington Sanitary Board plans repairs for the section of Hal Greer Boulevard between 5th and 6th avenues beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, through 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, and again beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, through 6 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8.

Both southbound lanes of Hal Greer Boulevard will be closed during repairs. Northbound lanes will remain open. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes.

Park dedication set for Thursday

HUNTINGTON -- The Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District will dedicate Veterans Memorial park on 4th Avenue between 25th and 26th Streets in Huntington at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8. The event is open to the public.

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