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East Liverpool board requests health testing for school children

Downtown East Liverpool, and the clocktower of the East Liverpool High School Alumni Association. (JoAnn Frye)

EAST LIVERPOOL — “By a 3-2 vote Thursday, the East Liverpool Board of Education formally asked that ‘hair metal level tests’ and ‘follow-up neuropsychological tests’ be conducted on school aged children within the district. The program would be voluntary and conducted by some state or federal agency that wasn’t named or mentioned in the resolution put forth by board member Dick Wolf… ‘We’ve suffered under this for 20 years,’ Wolf said about what he considers unhealthy conditions in the East End. ‘It’s time to determine the effects,'” Michael McElwain, East Liverpool Review.

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