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 2021-03-01 15:39 

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Obituary: Walter Gerald "Jerry" Hopkins...

Obituary: Walter Gerald "Jerry" Hopkins...

 2021-03-01 15:34 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Obituary: Larry E. McKitrick, Jr. (Tink)...

Obituary: Larry E. McKitrick, Jr. (Tink)...

 2021-03-01 15:24 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Nearly 4M doses of J&J virus vaccine on way to states...

The White House is encouraging Americans to take the first dose available to them, regardless of manufacturer....

 2021-03-01 15:21 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Obituary: Richard Farrar Stump...

Obituary: Richard Farrar Stump...

 2021-03-01 15:17 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Obituary: Clara Blanch Runyon Nicholson...

Obituary: Clara Blanch Runyon Nicholson...

 2021-03-01 14:15 

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 2021-03-01 14:15 

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US probing engine fires in nearly 1.9M Toyota RAV4 SUVs...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating after getting 11 fire complaints involving the 2013 through 2018 model years....

 2021-03-01 14:10 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

AG sues Texas utility over customers' sky-high energy bills...

The lawsuit comes days after Texas' power grid manager effectively shut down Griddy by revoking its access to the state's electricity market....

 2021-03-01 13:57 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Police: Ohio boy killed, put in river; mother and her boyfriend charged...

James Robert Hutchinson was reported missing by his mother. Police said the mother and boyfriend later admitted killing the boy....

 2021-03-01 13:37 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Pope Benedict XVI defends resignation to 'fanatic' doubters...

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has marked the eighth anniversary of his historic resignation by insisting in an interview published Monday that he stepped down knowingly and that "there is only one pope" — Francis....

 2021-03-01 12:56 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

North Carolina-based mystery writer Maron dies at 82...

Maron is best known for the Sigrid Harald series of books, which focused on a New York police lieutenant, and the Knott series, which was about a North Carolina judge....

 2021-03-01 12:55 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Prince Philip transferred to another London hospital for infection treatment...

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital to continue treatment for an infection....

 2021-03-01 12:24 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Some GOP state lawmakers help spread COVID-19 misinformation...

Many Republican lawmakers have criticized governors' emergency restrictions since the start of the coronavirus outbreak. Now that most legislatures are back in session, a new type of pushback is taking root: misinformation....

 2021-03-01 12:00 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Report: US wasted billions on cars, buildings in Afghanistan...

The agency said it reviewed $7.8 billion spent since 2008 on buildings and vehicles. Only $343.2 million worth of buildings and vehicles "were maintained in good condition."...

 2021-03-01 11:38 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Questions surround death of former NFL player Louis Nix III...

Nix's mother Stephanie Wingfield told multiple news outlets in Jacksonville, Florida, that authorities said her son died but haven't been able to tell her how....

 2021-03-01 11:34 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Biden to meet with Mexican president amid migration issues...

Pressures are building at the U.S. southern border with an increase in children crossing into the country without visas and the preservation of a COVID-related policy of quickly expelling people captured along the border....

 2021-03-01 11:19 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Democratic voting bill would make biggest changes in decades...

Democrats say national rules are needed to make voting more uniform, accessible and fair. The bill would mandate early voting, same-day registration and other long-sought changes....

 2021-03-01 08:20 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Bus driver surprises student with autism with heartfelt sandbox gift on birthday...

The bus driver found an idea online for a sandbox, in which the sand is replaced by crushed Cheerios. The gift was an instant hit....

 2021-03-01 06:25 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Elderly couple who found love during COVID-19 get vaccinated before wedding...

In the midst of a tough winter, the love between two 94-year-olds in New York blossomed, and they recently became engaged....

 2021-03-01 04:24 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Prince Harry: Split from royal life 'unbelievably tough'...

Harry and Meghan stepped away from full-time royal life in March 2020, unhappy at media scrutiny and the strictures of their roles....

 2021-03-01 04:24 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Belpre's Strecker Cancer Center close to completion...

The cancer center's CyberKnife will be the first of its kind in the area....

 2021-03-01 04:07 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

WVU Medicine Camden Clark offering $10,500 worth of scholarships...

That money will come from five available scholarships in total....

 2021-02-28 23:00 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

US still open to Iran nuclear talks after Iran's rejection...

The Biden administration says it remains open to talks with Iran over the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's rejection of an EU invitation to join a meeting with the U.S. and the other original participants in the agreement....

 2021-02-28 22:09 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Deputies investigating two deaths in Williamstown...

The Wood County Sheriff's Department is investigating the deaths of two people on Sunshine Mountain Road....

 2021-02-28 21:02 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

3 Kansas police officers injured by shotgun in vacant home...

A police spokesman said that investigators are trying to determine whether the shotgun had been rigged to fire when the door opened....

 2021-02-28 19:34 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Local flooding update...

Stay up to date with flooding in the area....

 2021-02-28 19:20 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs...

With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave of fraud as they scramble to update security systems and block scammers who already have siphoned billions of dollars from pandemic-related job...

 2021-02-28 15:53 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Trump set to return to the spotlight with CPAC speech...

Less than six weeks after leaving office, former President Donald Trump will deliver the closing speech at a conservative conference Sunday as he reasserts himself on the national stage and makes clear he intends to remain a dominant force within the Repu...

 2021-02-28 15:52 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

W.Va. COVID-19 update for February 28...

131,855 total cases and 2,300 total deaths....

 2021-02-28 14:43 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief...

Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation's roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run int...

 2021-02-28 13:26 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

At bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' could triumph...

The show, postponed two months from its usual early-January perch, will have little of what makes the Globes one of the frothiest and glitziest events of the year....

 2021-02-28 13:23 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

W. Va. Governor issues State of Preparedness...

All area counties included in declaration...

 2021-02-28 12:18 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

2nd former aide accuses Cuomo of sexual harassment...

A second former aide said she was sexually harassed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate....

 2021-02-28 11:22 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Rooster kills Indian man during banned cockfight...

Police have filed a case and are looking for over a dozen people involved in organizing the cockfight....

 2021-02-28 10:08 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

McDonald's worker celebrates 100th birthday with special mailbox...

The nearly 100-year-old worker is so popular that the flood of birthday cards she has been receiving requires its own special mailbox at McDonald's....

 2021-02-28 08:09 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Pharmacist drives through snow to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to disabled woman, family...

For five weeks, the mother of a disabled woman in Pennsylvania searched for a vaccine appointment, reaching out to state and local leaders with no luck....

 2021-02-28 06:02 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Dispute over mask-wearing led to murder of officer outside New Orleans high school...

Police say the officer was shot while providing security for a high school basketball game....

 2021-02-28 04:20 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Doctor appears in court video call while performing surgery...

The plastic surgeon was dressed in surgical scrubs with a patient undergoing the procedure just out of view; the beeps of medical machinery could be heard in the background....

 2021-02-28 04:02 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Truckloads of girl scout cookies arrive Saturday...

This cookie season is off to a big start....

 2021-02-28 03:51 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

The Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade will look different this year...

This year, it won't be the floats that are moving....

 2021-02-28 03:38 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

The Red Cross has shifted its approach during the pandemic...

The Red Cross had to get creative with shelters....

 2021-02-28 02:03 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Scoreboard: February 27, 2021...

Basketball scores for Saturday, February 27...

 2021-02-28 00:58 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Justice Dept. to appeal judge's order on eviction moratorium...

The Justice Department said Saturday it will appeal a judge's ruling that found the federal government's eviction moratorium was unconstitutional....

 2021-02-27 23:51 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

J&J's 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine...

The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two....

 2021-02-27 20:26 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite's Half Dome...

Torlano said he had been dreaming about skiing the dome since his family moved to Yosemite when he was 5 years old....

 2021-02-27 19:08 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Wood County woman among latest W.Va. COVID19 deaths...

Latest numbers from DHHR...

 2021-02-27 18:22 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Mo. girl finds parents dead in bed from COVID-19...

St. Louis County police say the 11-year-old made the discovery on Thursday....

 2021-02-27 17:23 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

AP sources: Feds pinpoint suspect in officer's riot death...

The FBI has obtained video that shows the person spraying Brian Sicknick and other law enforcement officers during the Jan. 6 riot, the people said....

 2021-02-27 16:52 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Woman discovers baby alive in trash can...

After discovering the crying, she called out to some EMTs who happened to nearby....

 2021-02-27 15:22 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Plunging demand for COVID-19 tests may leave US exposed...

U.S. testing hit a peak on Jan. 15. Since then, the average number of daily tests has fallen more than 28%....

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