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W.Va. House passes comparative fault bill

January 28, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia House of Delegates took on tort reform during Tuesday’s legislative session by passing a bill that establishes a comparative fault standard and implements what is know... more »»

Marietta Council passes pay raises

January 28, 2015 MARIETTA — City Council discussed and ultimately agreed on raises for the elected city officials who will take office in 2016 during a Tuesday employee relations committee meeting. more »»

More lawsuits filed in DuPont C8 case

January 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Lawsuits were filed recently against DuPont alleging injury because of the manufacture and release of the chemical C8 used in the manufacture of Teflon at the Washington Works plant. more »»

Binegar: Eviction notice ‘heartless’

January 28, 2015 MARIETTA — Since August, Marietta City Council has tried to get Jackson Hill Park resident Steve Binegar to vacate the premises. more »»

Training session targets overdoses

January 28, 2015 MARIETTA — Saving the lives of those who have overdosed on opioids was the primary focus of a training session conducted at the Washington County Emergency Operations Center Tuesday. more »»

WSCC optimistic about semester

January 28, 2015 MARIETTA — Though enrollment has dropped across the state because of declining populations and changes in education choices, those at Washington State Community College continue to be optimistic... more »»

Actors Guild presents awards

January 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg recently recognized some of the top work of its 2013-2014 theater season with the Guild’s annual Khalil Awards. more »»

Circuit court hears four pleas

January 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Four pleas and two arraignments were among the cases heard in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. more »»

Man sentenced on domestic violence charge

January 28, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta man was sentenced to two years of community control and 90 days in jail on a fourth-degree charge of domestic violence after fighting with his girlfriend in March. more »»

Local delegation tours Minot, N.D., asks about changes

January 27, 2015 MINOT, N.D. — A delegation of city, county and economic development leaders from the Mid-Ohio Valley are on a fact-finding trip to Minot to see firsthand what it’s like to deal with an economic boo. more »»

Snow creates slick roads

January 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While the northeastern U.S. was preparing for a blizzard of historic proportions Monday, local motorists were attempting to navigate some snow-slickened roads. more »»

Legislature looks at state’s election of judges

January 27, 2015 CHARLESTON — Legislators Monday began committee hearings on making the the election of judges, including for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, non-partisan. more »»

Manchin announces $6M in housing funds

January 27, 2015 By BRETT DUNLAP bdunlap@newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — Local agencies were a part of over $6 million in federal funding for projects with the goal of ending homelessness. U.S. Sen. more »»

Couch replaces Gainer on fire service board

January 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Commissioner Steve Gainer stepped down as commission liaison to the newly created Wood County Fire Service Board and Commissioner Blair Couch will take his place. more »»

Belpre OKs run-off change

January 27, 2015 BELPRE — Belpre City Council voted to amend its ordinance involving waste and stormwater run-off regulations during construction in the city limit. more »»

Hole covered on Creston Bridge in Wirt County

January 27, 2015 CRESTON — The Creston Bridge developed a four-foot-wide hole going completely through the bridge. more »»

Hampton named Marietta Schools super

January 27, 2015 MARIETTA — A familiar face will be taking up the position of superintendent of Marietta City Schools after the board of education unanimously approved Marietta Middle School Principal Will Hampton... more »»

Bill limits damage payments in lawsuits

January 27, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill is up in the West Virginia House of Delegates that would keep parties in a lawsuit responsible for the amount they were found to be at fault for. H.B. more »»

Challenge: Keeping active in winter

January 27, 2015 MARIETTA — The average adult should get in at least 2. more »»

Big Brothers mentors needed locally

January 27, 2015 MARIETTA — A high demand with a low supply has hit the Washington County chapter of Big Brothers, Big Sisters, as the organization is in need of male mentors. more »»

 
 
 

 

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