Parkersburg News and Sentinelhttp://www.newsandsentinel.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Sep 2014 00:28:52 EDTMon, 22 Sep 2014 00:28:52 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssRecognize the great stuff we have herehttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/596560.htmlHave we had enough of the naysaying and pointing out the dilapidated properties in town? Aren't the days of headlines about neglected lots in the newspaper overly sufficient? It's unfortunate, but it happens when people living together in a city...Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTWell done, Big Red Marching Bandhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/596561.htmlI write to compliment the PHS band. I attended the PHS-Cabel Midland game Friday evening to support grandchildren marching in the CM band. Both bands were excellent, but I take my hat off to the Big Red Band.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTRaise the minimum wagehttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/596456.htmlWith only eight days left in the House of Representatives in Washington before elections, do you think they could pass a bill to raise the minimum wage for the country to $10.10? As Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says, "You do the arithmetic.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhere is Saudi Arabia?http://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/596457.htmlAs a retired military guy, I am absolutely baffled by the situation in Iraq. Since 1950, the United States has made over $80 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia. On average we make 19 percent of all military sales to the kingdo.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSpeaker's vulgarity distractinghttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/596458.htmlAlways eager to learn, I traveled to Marietta College to an event sponsored by the Esbenshade Series for the community. The speaker was Sherman Alexie, a 48-year-old, born into poverty on a Spokane Indian Reservation.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT