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Regional roundup

February 15, 2013
The Herald-Star

Harrison Hills school board to meet

CADIZ - The Harrison Hills City School District school board will meet in special session at 8 p.m. Sunday in the administrative office for a board work session.

School board calls special meeting

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Board of Education will meet for a hearing on staff receiving reduction in force notices or anticipating transfers at 3 p.m. Tuesday at 1201 Pleasant Ave.

GOP committee to meet Feb. 25

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Republican Executive Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Brooke County Library.

Plans for the coming year will be discussed.

High-income households missing

WEIRTON - The U.S. Census Bureau says the Weirton and Steubenville metropolitan area is one of two in the country with the lowest percentage of high-income households.

It defines high income as being in the top 5 percent of national income distribution, which is a household income of at least $191,469 per year.

According to the report, only 1.3 percent of households in the area that includes two counties in the Northern Panhandle and one in Ohio were considered high income.

Conversely, the New York City suburbs in Connecticut had the highest percentage of high-income households at 17.9 percent.

The report says coastal areas had large proportions of counties with high concentrations of high-income households. The area comprised of Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee, tended to have low concentrations of such households.

 
 

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