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Murphy Oil expansion bypasses West Virginia

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    UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:00:48 GMT
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.

Murphy Oil is expanding to add 200 fuel stations at Walmart supercenter stores in the Midwest and Southeast, but none will be coming to West Virginia.

That's because West Virginia is not one of the 23 states that Murphy operates in, said company spokesman Barry Jeffery.