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Social Media

May 2, 2016 Laremy Tunsil should provide a lesson for us all. Bad behavior has always had a way of catching up with people; but in the era of social media it can do so much more quickly and with greater effect. more »»

 
 
 
Tourism

May 1, 2016 May brings many things to the Mountain State, and Division of Tourism officials are hoping it will bring motorcyclists as well. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

April 30, 2016 UP: To news that Seventh Street in Parkersburg will receive a resurfacing, two years ahead of schedul. more »»

Safety

April 29, 2016 “This gets them out of the hands of thieves and out of the hands of children.” Maj. more »»

Schools

April 28, 2016 When state budget discussions lead to talk of cuts such as the ones experienced over the past couple of years in West Virginia, educators are justifiably worried about the effects on their classroom... more »»

Hard Time

April 27, 2016 While kids in Ohio and West Virginia face plenty of challenges we see everyday, here is one most people do not think about very often: parents in prison. more »»

Not McGraw

April 26, 2016 Many West Virginians have not made up their minds how to vote in the state Supreme Court race to be decided May 10, to judge by public opinion polls. more »»

Community

April 25, 2016 Beginning at 4 p.m. today, residents will have the chance to see all the Belpre-area business community has to offer, at the Belpre Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. St. more »»

Economy

April 24, 2016 West Virginia lawmakers have been working hard over the past couple of years to mitigate the damage done to our state’s economy by the assault on the industries that have supported our state for... more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

April 23, 2016 DOWN: To both West Virginia and southeastern Ohio being in the zone for mosquitos that may carry the Zika virus. more »»

EPA

April 22, 2016 Though the U.S. more »»

Vaccination

April 21, 2016 West Virginia parents who have either bought in to outrageously misleading anti-vaccine propaganda, or are simply too lazy to keep their children up to date on necessary immunizations are putting th... more »»

Tourism

April 20, 2016 West Virginians sometimes forget how much we have to offer visitors. more »»

Enough

April 19, 2016 Bravo, to Ohio State University officials who turned the concept of “safe spaces” on its head and reminded students their sense of entitlement had reached inappropriate levels, even in academia. more »»

Earmarks

April 18, 2016 Remember when Congress said it was eliminating earmark spending? Absurd wastes of taxpayer money through pork barrel projects were going to be a thing of the past. Not so fast. more »»

Wage Gap

April 17, 2016 In West Virginia, nearly 84,000 households are headed by women — 36 percent of those households fall below the poverty line. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

April 16, 2016 UP: To new Parkersburg Fire Chief Jason Matthews. Congratulations on earning the trust that you will, indeed, serve the department and the people of Parkersburg to the highest standards. more »»

Deadline

April 15, 2016 West Virginians are running out of time to do two things: file tax returns and register to vote. more »»

Censorship

April 14, 2016 Censorship and banning books (or, rather, eliminating access to books) — nearly everyone agrees are wrong ... except for that one book he or she disagrees with or that makes him or her uncomfortabl. more »»

EPA Report

April 13, 2016 When the tables are turned, the U.. more »»

Fundraising

April 12, 2016 Nonprofit organizations in the Mid-Ohio Valley are experts at running on a shoestring. Fundraising season is year-round, as there always seems to be a little more need than mone. more »»

 
 

Fashion event May 5, 2016

MARIETTA — The Memorial Health Foundation will hold its 13th annual "Fashion Fiesta" benefiting Strecker Cancer Center patients May 5 at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center at Marietta College.Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be offered. more »

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Don't fall for ailing computer scam

April 3, 2016 I got a call from “Frank” at “Microsoft” in “Austin, Texas” the other day. He was calling to inform me that my Windows computer was infected with a virus and I needed his help to remove it. more »

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