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  1. West Virginia University at Parkersburg receives grant to promote diversity and equalityRead the original story

    Monday Sep 24 | Huntington News

    PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - West Virginia University at Parkersburg has been awarded a $7,552 "Diversity for Equity" grant to fund programs that increase awareness of diversity and inclusion on campus and promote equal access to higher education opportunities.

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  2. Gary J. Petty, M.D., joins Marshall HealthRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | Huntington News

    Petty, a board-certified family medicine physician, has been named an assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Health at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree in 1992 at Marshall University, where he also completed his family medicine residency.

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  3. Legal Aid Creates Hotline for Those on Public Benefits Receiving Water Settlement ChecksRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | Huntington News

    Legal Aid of West Virginia has created a designated hotline for West Virginia residents on public benefits whose benefits may be reduced or eliminated because of the water settlement payments from the 2014 chemical spill at 1-877-331-4259. Settlement checks were mailed out on Friday, September 14 to individuals who filed "simple residential claims" and should arrive in the next few days.

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  4. WVU Parkersburg STEM division awarded grant for new manufacturing programRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2018 | Huntington News

    The West Virginia Community and Technical College System awarded its Rapid Response grant to West Virginia University at Parkesburg's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics division to launch an advanced manufacturing degree program. The associate of applied science degree will provide hands-on experience to individuals seeking training in the latest manufacturing and industrial technologies.

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  5. Two Felons Plead Guilty to Federal Gun CrimesRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2018 | Huntington News

    "My Office is using all available resources to address violent crime in the District," said United States Attorney Mike Stuart. "In fact, as I recently announced, we will soon have additional prosecutors working to make our communities even safer by prosecuting more cases like that of Phillips and Quick."

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  6. WVU Parkersburg receives grant from Parkersburg Area Community Foundation for facility upgradeRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Huntington News

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg was awarded a Community Action grant from the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation for the purchase of a new sound system. Alumnus Daniel Miller, volunteer of the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation grant committee, presented the $9,875 check to the college.

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  7. Chemours makes donation to West Virginia University at ParkersburgRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2018 | Huntington News

    Parkersburg W.Va. 5/1/18 - The Chemours Company made a donation to West Virginia University at Parkersburg, providing upgrades to the college's Computer Information Technology program.

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  8. WVU Parkersburg to host West Virginia Premiere of independent film "Blanche" on Aug. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Huntington News

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg and alumna Twila LaBar will host the West Virginia premiere of the independent film, "Blanche" at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 in the College Activities Center. "Blanche," LaBar's narrative film directorial debut, tells the story of Tommy, a lonely rancher who suffers from hardship, heartbreak, and loss.

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  9. WVDEP Presents 2018 Environmental AwardsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | Huntington News

    Lubeck Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Stewart, who served as incident commander during the fire that destroyed the IEI warehouse in Parkersburg, was presented the WVDEP's Cabinet Secretary Environmental Award during a special ceremony in Charleston in May. West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Cabinet Secretary Austin Caperton also presented an Environmental Award to Wood County Commissioner Blair Couch, who was accompanied by representatives from some of the approximately three dozen emergency response agencies who helped protect the public and the environment during the warehouse fire in October 2017.

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  10. W.Va. AG Secures $257K Elder Abuse Settlement, Shuts Down Meat WholesalerRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2018 | Huntington News

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey secured a $257,500 settlement against a door-to-door meat wholesaler, along with a court order that permanently prohibits it and its owner from engaging in similar business activities. Members of the Attorney General's elder abuse litigation and prevention unit alleged Thaxton Wholesale Meats LLC and its owner, Steven A. Thaxton, exploited elderly and vulnerable West Virginians.

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  11. WVU Parkersburg nursing program receives National recognitionRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | Huntington News

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg ranks second behind WVU for the best nursing school in West Virginia, and ranks highest on the list of schools offering an associate nursing degree. The college has also achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the RN licensing exam for four of the last six graduating classes, exceeding national and state averages.

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  12. WVU Parkersburg Ecohawks to host Earth Day Celebration on April 23Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | Huntington News

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg's student environmental group, the Ecohawks, will host an Earth Day Celebration on Monday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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  13. Former Assistant Prosecutor and Delegate Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child PornographyRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | Huntington News

    A Parkersburg man pled guilty today to a child pornography crime, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Stephen Craig Sluss, 59, of Sc ott Depot, entered his guilty plea to receiving child pornography.

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  14. Parkersburg Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child PornographyRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2018 | Huntington News

    A Parkersburg man pled guilty to a child pornography crime, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Terry Allen Riley, 59, entered his guilty plea to receiving child pornography.

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  15. WVU Parkersburg to host international student panel discussion March 27Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Huntington News

    Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/21/18 - West Virginia University at Parkersburg invites guests to come listen to international students as they share their experiences living in the U.S. This presentation, titled "Coming to the U.S.," will feature students from Nigeria, Thailand, Senegal, and Lithuania.

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  16. WVU Parkersburg offers affordable learning opportunities to the communityRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2018 | Huntington News

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg offers community education classes for individuals of all ages. No previous skills are necessary, and individuals do not have to be a student at WVU Parkersburg to register.

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  17. W.Va. AG, Faith Leaders to Tackle Opioid Abuse in Putnam CountyRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2018 | Huntington News

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will travel to Putnam County to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across the Mountain State in the fight against substance abuse. The Attorney General's "Combating Addiction with Grace" program will roll into Hurricane for a conference next week at River Ridge Church.

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  18. Five defendants plead guilty for roles in federal heroin conspiracyRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | Huntington News

    Ralph White, Jennifer Benson, Rachel Kuhn, all 36 and of Parkersburg, and Dennis Carter, 28, of Detroit, entered their guilty pleas to conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. Additionally, Heather Wells, 25, of Parkersburg, entered her guilty plea to distribution of heroin.

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  19. Gazette-Mail Declares Bankruptcy; WARN Notice Sent OutRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Huntington News

    The Pulitzer Prize winning Charleston Gazette-Mail has declared bankruptcy and expects to be acquired by Ogden Newspapers which owns Wheeling Newspapers and the Parkersburg Sentinel. The WARN notice of possible job losses said, in part, ""We expect your termination will be permanent," the memo reads.

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  20. Marshall University recognized as first Purple Heart University in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Huntington News

    Marshall University honored military men and women today by becoming the first Purple Heart University in West Virginia to receive the honor from the Military Order of the Purple Heart. The new title is meant to recognize Marshall University's service to Purple Heart veterans in the area, some of whom attend the university.

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