Parkersburg News and Sentinelhttp://www.newsandsentinel.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 26 Jan 2015 17:19:09 EDTMon, 26 Jan 2015 17:19:09 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTearing up the education 'box'http://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603480.htmlMany really good educators wish the government would just get out of their way and let them teach. They know what to do without having state and federal governments breathing down their necks.Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTGiving Backhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603479.htmlA big "thank you" to United Bank for its donation last week of $175,000 to establish a fund that will support the police departments of both Parkersburg and Vienna.Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTLearning about others' cultureshttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603417.htmlAnyone who has left the friendly confine of West Virginia has probably experienced the bewildered look in strangers' eyes when they ask "Oh.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTArea's kindness to a strangerhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603399.htmlOn Sunday, Jan. 11, I was traveling from Florida to Michigan, and my 2002 Toyota Tundra broke down at I-77 exit 179. My water pump had failed, and every bit of fluid had drained from my vehicle. I had to be in Michigan no later than 1 p.m.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTTrendy Hysteriahttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/603398.htmlVaccines save lives. They are safe, and have done immeasurable good in fending off diseases that still haunt much of the rest of the world. Because of a vaccine, measles was nearly eradicated in the U.S. by 200.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT