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Parkersburg delegation goes to D.C.

Group voices concerns to federal representatives

June 7, 2013

PARKERSBURG — A delegation representing Parkersburg and Wood County traveled to Washington, D.C., this week to meet with federal representatives....

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Jun-07-13 1:09 AM

Why is Mr. Newell putting his nose in the readiness center business since it is not in the city?

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Jun-07-13 4:50 AM

Mayor Newell said. "One of the things we did talk about with each one was the proposed readiness center at West Virginia University at {Parkersburg."} And Mayor Newell is the the Mayor of Parkersburg! So Id say that's why.

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Jun-07-13 5:03 AM

This group probably spent more time discussing the weather, the Mountaineers, and where to get something to eat in the city, than anything else.

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Jun-07-13 7:44 AM

Sounds as if instead of spending money on this "business trip" it would have been MUCH cheaper to video conference with one another.

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Jun-07-13 9:42 AM

Good job mayor Newell spend our money.I am glad this is your last term maybe we can get someone in there that's financially responsible.we need someone that cares about our citizens not just their money.

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Jun-08-13 7:10 AM

Definition of this: "boongoggle." Any excuse to waste taxpayers' money will suffice. Southgrad is right: Video conferencing would have been more fically responsible. The PN&S should have a follow -up and report what the trip cost.

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