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  1. Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crashRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday. Data downloaded from the Tesla Model S shows the vehicle was traveling at 74 mph in a 65-mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.

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  2. Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brainRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail. Instead, experience with automation in other modes of transportation like aviation and rail suggests that the strategy will lead to more deaths like that of a Florida Tesla driver in May. Decades of research shows that people have a difficult time keeping their minds on boring tasks like monitoring systems that rarely fail and hardly ever require them to take action.

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  3. Feds examine how Tesla Autopilot reacts to crossing trafficRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Federal investigators looking into electric car maker Tesla Motors' Autopilot system after a fatal crash in Florida are zeroing in on the limitations of the system and how it reacts when obstacles cross its path. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday posted a nine-page letter seeking information from Tesla about Autopilot and why it failed to detect a tractor-trailer that crossed in front of a Model S sedan May 7 in Williston, Florida.

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  4. Tammy Sue CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born July 31, 1963, in Parkersburg, a daughter of Wayne Kelley of Waverly and the late JoAnn Laughery Kelley. She was a 1981 graduate of Parkersburg High School.

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  5. The Latest: Truck firm in Tesla crash had safety violationsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Federal safety records show that the truck company involved in the crash that killed a motorist using self-driving technology was involved in seven citations during four traffic stops over the past two years. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration records don't identify drivers by name, but they show that the driver for the trucking company Okemah Express was ordered off the road in January after being cited by a Virginia state inspector for being on duty more than the legal limit of 14 hours in one day.

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  6. Death sparks 'Autopilot' car probe; man had speeding ticketsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver's history of speeding further complicates the question.

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  7. Tesla driver killed in crash while using car's 'Autopilot'Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The U.S. announced Thursday the first fatality of a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode, the 40-year-old owner of a technology company who nicknamed his vehicle "Tessy" and had praised its sophisticated "Autopilot" system just one month earlier for preventing a collision on an interstate. The government said it is investigating the design and performance of the system aboard the Tesla Model S sedan.

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  8. Jeffrey RobinsonRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born, December 14, 1945, in Canton, Ohio, a son of the late O. S. "Dink" and Doris Bickel Robinson. Jeff was a graduate of St. Marys High School Class of 1963, and a member of the George Street Church of Christ, where he had served as a Deacon.

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  9. Gerald "Jerry" P. EnochRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Gerald "Jerry" P. Enoch, 74, a resident of Heartland of Marietta, passed away in Canton, Ohio, on May 9, 2016. He was born June 24, 1941, in Parkersburg, son of the late Ralph W. Enoch and Virginia D. Trader Mahoney.

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  10. Larry G. Richards Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Larry is survived by his wife of 34 years, Deborah "Debbie" Swiger Richards; his son, Larry G. Richards Jr. and wife, Cassandra, of Parkersburg; his daughter, Becky Rhodes and husband, Doug, of Vienna; two brothers, Timothy Richards and wife, Brenda, of Cedar Grove and Randy Richards of Parkersburg; two sisters, Violet Spencer of Canton, Ohio, and Jackie Jennings of Parkersburg; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Richards of Parkersburg and Shelby Richards of Jacksonville, Fla.; his five grandchildren, Anna, Allie, Michelle and Nate Richards and Laila Rhodes; and several nieces and nephews.

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  11. Wood County Courthouse has been home to county government since 1899Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Since 1802, Wood County has had five courthouses, including three at the current location. None has stood as long, or as grand, as the Richardsonian Romanesque style stone structure that serves today.

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  12. Marietta museum hosts Archaeology Day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Learning about the past by taking a look at what may be under the ground you walk on was the focus of "Digging the Past: Archaeology Day" at Campus Martius Museum on Saturday. "We have a speakers platform with different topics," he said.

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  13. 3 NYPD officers heading to Ohio rescue woman in PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Three New York City police officers who were on their way to Ohio to pay respects to a fallen K9 helped rescue a woman in an overturned ambulette in western Pennsylvania. WJW-TV reports that Officers Benny Colecchio, Daniel Rich, and Matt Wizelinski left New York City Thursday afternoon to attend the memorial service in Canton, Ohio for K9 Officer Jethro.

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  14. Editorials from around OhioRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A national assessment on education delivered troubling news for Ohio this week. Not only has the state slipped from 18th last year to 23rd today , but Education Week's Quality Counts rankings also exposed an alarming flaw in the state's education system: Ohio has one of the widest gaps on national test scores between students of poverty and those of higher incomes, The Columbus Dispatch reported Thursday.

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  15. Clark excited to performRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Michael J. Clark, singer, dancer and actor based in New York City, is excited about performing next month at the newly restored Peoples Bank Theatre in his hometown of Marietta. Clark, 24, is portraying Joey in the national touring musical production of "Saturday Night Fever" at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 at Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St. Joey is one of Tony Manero's friends in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1976 in "Saturday Night Fever."

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  16. Marietta College women top John CarrollRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Morgan "Mo" Liedtke scored a team-high 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and had five assists as MC defeated John Carroll University, 88-76, in Ohio Athletic Conference women's basketball action at Ban Johnson Arena Saturday. "We're really pleased with Morgan's effort," said Pioneer head coach Stacia Shrider.

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  17. Carol J. ClineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Carol June Buffington Cline, 71, of Sandyville, W.Va., passed away peacefully with family and friends by her side on Nov. 22, 2015 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born June 20, 1944, in Parkersburg, W.Va., a daughter of the late William O. and Edna A. Eagle Buffington.

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