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Lawmakers: Wheeling Good Site for Manufacturing Hub

February 19, 2013

WHEELING — President Barack Obama wants to launch at least three more manufacturing “hubs” to spur technology innovation in business, and local lawmakers want him to know the Ohio Valley has many......

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Feb-19-13 12:48 PM

Fat chance the president will do anything to help WV after Manchin, McKinley and Capito have done nothing but bad mouth him and the electorate gave a criminal almost as many votes in the primary as it gave him. Dream on Wheeling. Wonderland is just around the corner.

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Feb-19-13 10:34 AM

Yeah right!

Wheeling has ripped up all it's rails that MADE money and turned them into TRAILS that now COST money to secure, insure, and maintain!!

As I warned years ago, this was a HUGE mistake!!

No major manufacturing hub will EVER locate where no rail service exists!

Diesel fuel is nearing five dollars a gallon so trucks are quickly becoming a very poor choice for distribution and the "river front" development has focused on a downtown Pittsburgh type approach rather than industrial distribution with barge access that is now needed

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