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 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%....

 2021-02-27 14:31 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

WWII plane fly-past honors Captain Tom Moore at funeral...

Just eight members of the veteran's immediately family attended Saturday's private service, but soldiers carried his coffin to a crematorium and form a ceremonial guard....

 2021-02-27 08:43 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote...

The overall relief bill would provide $1,400 payments to individuals, extend emergency unemployment benefits through August and increase tax credits for children and federal subsidies for health insurance....

 2021-02-27 07:40 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Highlights of the COVID-19 relief bill advancing in Congress...

The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses. Republicans say the spending is vastly more than what i...

 2021-02-27 06:14 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

'Meyers Manx' dune buggy creator dead at 94...

The inventor of the Meyers Manx dune buggy has died....

 2021-02-27 04:33 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement...

A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging without the permission of its users....

 2021-02-27 04:08 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Local health facilities reporting less serious flu cases...

Believe it or not, there is some good health news to come out of 2020 and 2021....

 2021-02-27 04:05 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Williamstown boys basketball preview...

The Williamstown Yellowjackets prepare for a run at a championship season....

 2021-02-27 03:43 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Free breakfast initiative inspires bigger project...

The free breakfast initiative at the First Congregational Church has grown both externally in the form of service and internally in the form of friendship....

 2021-02-27 03:29 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Fractions get sticky at Fairplains Elementary...

These third graders were head chefs of the cafeteria this week....

 2021-02-27 03:22 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Shuler and Tucker sign...

Parkersburg South senior Sam Shuler and Warren senior Mya Tucker formalized their college academic and athletic plans on Friday...

 2021-02-27 03:10 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Scoreboard- Feb. 26...

High school and college scores from Friday Feb. 26...

 2021-02-27 02:58 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely...

Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said....

 2021-02-26 23:33 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Road closures planned in Wood County...

West Virginia Division of Highways announces the closure of Wood CR 25/1, South Long Run, on Monday, March 1 and Tuesday, March 2, according to Jared Evans, District Three Maintenance Engineer....

 2021-02-26 22:40 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

DaVinci's debuts new childrens book...

DaVinci's Restaurant debuted its new childrens book to third graders at Williamstown Elementary School....

 2021-02-26 21:46 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Vienna City Council approves increase in police department wages...

The initial discussion began after the department recorded the lowest wages compared to other departments in the Mid-Ohio Valley....

 2021-02-26 21:41 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

More vaccine doses headed to W.Va. pharmacies...

State questioned about problems with Walgreen's vaccinations...

 2021-02-26 21:30 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Obituary: Joseph Eugene Kidd...

Obituary: Joseph Eugene Kidd...

 2021-02-26 21:29 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Lawmaker says user fee repeal bill will hurt communities...

Local delegate plans to vote against it...

 2021-02-26 21:24 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Ohio Valley Radio Controlled Car Club looking for more racers this summer...

The O.V.R.C.C.C. is looking for younger racers this summer...

 2021-02-26 21:22 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Obituary: Jean Irene Hockenberry...

Obituary: Jean Irene Hockenberry...

 2021-02-26 21:19 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Obituary: Caroleen (Carole/Carolyn) Sue Jones...

Obituary: Caroleen (Carole/Carolyn) Sue Jones...

 2021-02-26 20:57 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Parliamentarian eclipses Sen. Manchin as biggest obstacle to minimum wage hike...

Procedural ruling stalls congressional momentum to double the federal minimum wage by 2025...

 2021-02-26 20:57 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

UPDATE: Riverside Artists Gallery's "Reflections of 2020" extended through weekend...

The Riverside Artists Gallery is hosting an exhibit called "Reflections of 2020". It is currently accepting submissions of artwork from those in the community...

 2021-02-26 20:48 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

UPDATE: WVUP's Got Talent winner announced...

WVUP is taking submissions for its WVUP's Got Talent competition. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the competition will be held virtually this year....

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