Parkersburg News and Sentinelhttp://www.newsandsentinel.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:44:11 EDTFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:44:11 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssKids savor sweet holidayhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/598692.htmlPARKERSBURG - Doorbells rang across the Mid-Ohio Valley on Thursday evening, with ghouls and goblins shouting the age-old cry of Halloween, "trick-or-treat!" The majority of local cities and towns held their trick-or-treat celebrations on Thursday...Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTHalloween decorations destroyed in the name of sciencehttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/598693.htmlPARKERSBURG - The goal of pumpkin drop events held Thursday at two area schools was to teach students physics concepts in a fun, memorable way.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTWVDOT: Guardrail caps under federal scrutinyhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/598694.htmlCHARLESTON - A West Virginia Department of Transportation official says guardrail caps at the center of a lawsuit in Texas are on state roads, but officials are unsure of how many or where they are located.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTMineral rights topic of Marietta meetinghttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/598695.htmlMARIETTA - Marietta City Council's public, lands, buildings, and parks committee convened Thursday night at Lookout Park to hear public input on two ordinances that could earn the city more than $183,000 up front and potentially more in royalties...Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTPetition filed for Belleville road closurehttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/598696.htmlPARKERSBURG - A public hearing has been set for Nov. 17 on a petition filed by James E. Smith to close a portion of Thomas Run Road in Belleville. The hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Nov. 17 before the Wood County Commission.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT