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Guest column/We’re looking for balance

October 30, 2011
By LOU GENTILE , The Herald-Star

Recently, the Ohio Valley was thrust into the national spotlight when "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" came to Steubenville to profile the potential job creation we could see as a result of the natural gas boom. The story, entitled "Boomtown," gives us all hope that we can turn around our economy and see the return of good- paying jobs in our communities. The prospect of exploring for oil and gas presents a unique opportunity to grow our economy and put our family, friends and neighbors back to work, but it must be done responsibly.

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