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 2021-05-09 06:34 

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Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeds vaccine goal...

Vax Live was one of the largest concert gatherings in Southern California since the coronavirus pandemic roiled the world more than a year ago....

 2021-05-09 04:38 

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Chinese rocket segment re-enters atmosphere above the Maldives; most debris burned up...

China's space agency says a core segment of its biggest rocket re-entered Earth's atmosphere above the Maldives....

 2021-05-09 03:30 

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Police: 3 hit by stray bullets, including 4-year-old girl, in Times Square fight...

Police say bullets struck three innocent bystanders in Times Square after at least one man fired a gun during an argument....

 2021-05-09 03:20 

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Ceremony honors young military recruits...

The event welcomed the recruits into the military family....

 2021-05-09 03:11 

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Downtown clean-up draws biggest turn-out yet...

Downtown PKB Chairman of Design Marvin Edwards was blown away by the support....

 2021-05-09 03:01 

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Festival brings together three generation crafting family...

This family shows up to craft shows with two trailers and a van full of crafts....

 2021-05-09 02:50 

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Scoreboard - May 8, 2021...

Scores for May 8...

 2021-05-09 01:47 

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Williamstown wins Class AA Championship game over Poca...

Williamstown wins state championship...

 2021-05-09 01:17 

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String of satellites baffles residents, bugs astronomers...

A string of lights that lobbed across the night sky in parts of the U.S. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday had some people wondering if a fleet of UFOs was coming, but it had others— mostly amateur stargazers and professional astronomers— lame...

 2021-05-08 22:54 

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Suspect in custody after Montgomery, Ala. officers shot...

A suspect is in custody after two officers were wounded after responding to a shooting scene in north Montgomery....

 2021-05-08 22:18 

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Police: 3 hurt in Florida mall shooting, suspects in custody...

A shooting at an upscale South Florida shopping mall that began as a fight between two groups of people left three people injured Saturday afternoon and sent mall patrons fleeing and ducking for cover, police and local news reports said....

 2021-05-08 20:22 

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Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88...

Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock 'n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as "Lawdy Miss Clawdy," "Personality"; and the semi-forbidden "Stagger Lee," has died. He was 88....

 2021-05-08 20:09 

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Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer...

Former President Barack Obama's dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media....

 2021-05-08 19:07 

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W.Va. ranked higher than the national average for babies removed from homes...

According to data from State of Babies, for every 1,000 babies born in West Virginia, 24.6 are removed from their home because of maltreatment. That's three times higher than the national average, which is 7 per 1,000....

 2021-05-08 18:49 

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Obituary: Rebecca Brewer...

Obituary: Rebecca Brewer...

 2021-05-08 17:53 

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Archaeologists discover remains of 9 Neanderthals near Rome...

Archaeologists said the cave had perfectly preserved the environment of 50,000 years ago....

 2021-05-08 16:48 

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Authorities: 3 dead after shooting, fire in Maryland...

A police spokeswoman said that in addition to the suspect, two others were dead, two were injured and two were unaccounted for....

 2021-05-08 16:21 

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Tawny Kitaen, actress famous for '80s music video cameos, dead at 59...

Kitaen died at her home in Newport Beach, California, according to a report from Variety....

 2021-05-08 15:36 

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States scale back vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes...

More than 150 million Americans — about 57% of the adult population — have received at least one dose of vaccine....

 2021-05-08 14:35 

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Bomb kills at least 25 people near school in Afghan capital...

Images circulating on social media purportedly showed smoke rising above the neighborhood....

 2021-05-08 14:06 

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US pipeline company halts some operations after cyberattack...

In a statement, Colonial Pipeline said the attack took place Friday and also affected some of its information technology systems....

 2021-05-08 12:28 

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EU agrees potential 1.8 billion-dose purchase of Pfizer jab...

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tweeted that her office "has just approved a contract for a guaranteed 900 million doses" with the same amount of doses as a future option....

 2021-05-08 10:30 

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EU says US stand on patent virus waiver is no 'magic bullet'...

The U.S. has kept a tight lid on exports of American-made vaccines so it can inoculate its own population first....

 2021-05-08 07:15 

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Online speech shield under fire as Trump Facebook ban stays...

Facebook played an integral role in both of Donald Trump's campaigns....

 2021-05-08 05:00 

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Prospects dim for passage of LGBTQ rights bill in Senate...

Legislation that would create new protections for LGBTQ Americans is stalling out in the U.S. Senate....

 2021-05-08 00:55 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Local fire department offering free smoke detector installations...

Captain Chip Umstot says this program is a way for the less fortunate to have access to the same protection other people have....

 2021-05-08 00:42 

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Five scouts in one troop earn Eagle Scout rank...

They celebrated their Eagle Scout ranking the way they started many years ago - together....

 2021-05-08 00:28 

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California leaving: State population declines for first time...

California's population fell by more than 182,000 last year, the first yearly loss ever recorded for the nation's most populous state that halted a growth streak dating to its founding in 1850 on the heels of a gold rush that prompted a flood of p...

 2021-05-07 23:08 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

6 a.m. Sales to start on Monday...

Retail Liquor Outlets can sell from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. from Monday through Saturday and from 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Sunday....

 2021-05-07 22:22 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

EXPLAINER: What are cicadas and why do they bug some people?...

Once you get to know them, scientists say you can appreciate the wonder of these unusual creatures....

 2021-05-07 21:52 

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Authorities: Fake vaccination cards sold at California bar...

The owner of a Northern California bar where authorities say made-to-order fake COVID-19 vaccination cards were sold to undercover state agents for $20 each was arrested in what officials call the first such foiled operation they are aware of nationwide....

 2021-05-07 21:16 

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Texas GOP's voting restriction bill passes House...

From Florida to Georgia, Iowa and now Texas, Republican lawmakers have used unsubstantiated claims by former President Donald Trump and his allies to justify new voting restrictions....

 2021-05-07 21:14 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Ohio Valley Educational Service Center holds job fair...

Over ten school districts and vocational schools from area counties held interviews for several different positions....

 2021-05-07 20:45 

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Chamber of Commerce seeks end to extra $300 weekly US jobless benefits...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work....

 2021-05-07 20:34 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

KFC plans to hire 20,000 workers...

KFC says it has seen a growth in sales....

 2021-05-07 20:21 

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Downtown PKB holding "greenup" this weekend...

Downtown PKB is holding what it's calling a "cleanup/greenup" this weekend....

 2021-05-07 20:16 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Crash reported in Belpre...

A crash has been reported on Route 50 in Belpre....

 2021-05-07 20:10 

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Palestinians, Israel police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque; 53 hurt...

Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police on Friday evening at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City as weeks-long tensions between Israel and the Palestinians over Jerusalem soared again....

 2021-05-07 20:03 

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Williamstown advances to boys Class AA basketball finals...

Williamstown defeats Chapmanville in Class AA semifinals; advance to play Poca in championship game....

 2021-05-07 19:58 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Justice Department rule would aim to crack down on 'ghost guns'...

The notice of proposed rulemaking, made public Friday, comes several weeks after President Joe Biden promised a crackdown on "ghost guns."...

 2021-05-07 19:55 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Man confesses to multiple crimes after threatening to burn down house...

Deputies were dispatched to the 38000 block of State Route 684 in Harrisonville after Meigs County 911 received a call from a man stating that his son, Michael King, of Harrisonville, was threatening to burn down his residence....

 2021-05-07 19:47 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air...

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever audio Friday, just before Ingenuity was set to soar on its fifth test flight....

 2021-05-07 18:48 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Local donor anonymously supports children's reading program...

Recently, an area resident donated approximately $875 to the Marietta Community Foundation (MCF) to fund the participation of 35 local children in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program for one year....

 2021-05-07 18:29 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Governor sets West Virginia Day as goal for ending mask mandate...

Says state will be close to reaching vaccination target by June 20...

 2021-05-07 18:05 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

NYC still storing COVID-19 victims in refrigerated trucks...

The city's medical examiner's office said Friday that 750 bodies are being kept in long-term storage in refrigerated trailers at a Brooklyn pier while family members sort out plans for their final resting places....

 2021-05-07 17:58 

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White House allocates $21.6 billion in rental assistance...

This latest round of aid for renters was included in the $1.9 trillion relief package President Joe Biden pushed through Congress in March. It followed $25 billion in emergency rental assistance in the $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress ...

 2021-05-07 17:46 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Obituary: Enos Wayne Dotson...

Obituary: Enos Wayne Dotson...

 2021-05-07 17:45 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Obituary: Darron W. Bradley "Coach"...

Obituary: Darron W. Bradley "Coach"...

 2021-05-07 17:26 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Army to allow ponytails, braids for female soldiers...

Under the updated policy, female soldiers may wear braids and ponytails down the center of their back in all uniforms....

 2021-05-07 17:22 

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[ Parkersburg, WV ]

Summer of the road trip: Vacations are back...

The U.S. Travel Association says 72% of Americans will make at least one trip this summer....

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