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  1. Camp allows visually impaired children to express themselvesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 18 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She squeals when something finally clicks with a student, and when a new person comes around, she whips out a phone and scrolls past a stream of photos showing the children she has all-but adopted. But when the kids are mad at her, they very formally call her Miss Rebecca.

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  2. Charleston dips below 50,000 population; 1st time since 1920Read the original story

    May 19, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    U.S. Census estimates released Thursday show Charleston dipped below 50,000 last year. The state's largest city had an estimated population of 49,736, down 590 residents from the year before.

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  3. Michael Moore watches latest documentary in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Filmmaker Michael Moore showed up at the West Virginia International Film Festival to watch his latest documentary, "Where to Invade Next." Media outlets report the Oscar-winning director watched the film at the LaBelle theater in South Charleston on Saturday and Sunday after he canceled a trip to watch the film's premiere in Italy.

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  4. Police: Body found along riverbank in South CharlestonRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Multiple news agencies report South Charleston police say kayakers discovered the body Tuesday evening along the banks of the Kanawha River.

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  5. Big Red girls drop close one to RiversideRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Riverside scored twice on an infield single and a throwing error in the second inning to take the lead and never relinquished it en route to a 2-1 softball win over host Parkersburg High Tuesday afternoon at Jackson Park. PHS had five hits, including three doubles, in the game to just three for the Warriors, but still fell to 9-7 on the season, while Riverside improved to 12-7.

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  6. PHS cleans up RiversideRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    It may not have been a seven-inning game, but Parkersburg's Big Reds produced a complete performance Tuesday night at Bennett Stump Field, defeating visiting Riverside 11-1. Wade Garrett allowed only two hits and walked none in a fine pitching performance, the defense played error-free baseball, and the Big Red batters collected eleven hits, including six doubles.

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  7. Firefighters caution preparedness in wake of fatal firesRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Fire officials across West Virginia are reminding homeowners of the importance of having working smoke detectors in the wake of the state's 14th fatal house fire of 2016. Officials say an infant child died in a Parkersburg fire on Thursday in a house that did not have working smoke detectors.

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  8. Officials propose more liberal hunting seasonsRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wildlife officials in West Virginia have proposal regulations to allow hunters to kill more white-tailed deer, black bears and turkeys in the fall. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Division of Natural Resources biologists made the proposal Sunday in South Charleston during the quarterly meeting of the state Natural Resources Commission, a panel responsible for setting season lengths and bag limits.

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  9. South Charleston hospital expansion could bring 100 new jobsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    About 100 full-time jobs could be coming to South Charleston through a recently announced multimillion-dollar hospital expansion that is expected to bring the latest in post-acute medical care to the city. Thomas Health System on Thursday announced plans to partner with Stonerise Healthcare to build a new $17 million dollar facility that would focus on services such as physical rehab and long-term care, on the campus of Thomas Memorial Hospital.

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  10. Cities look to raise sewer fees to meet federal standardsRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Gazette-Mail reports the South Charleston City Council recently passed an ordinance to nearly triple the city sanitary fee. A week later, the town of Belle had a public meeting about a proposal to raise fees to $40.12 by July 2017.

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  11. Calhoun earns 3-peatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Roane County's Cam Moore was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler during Saturday's 53rd annual Little Kanawha Conference wrestling championships, but the Raiders came up just short in the team race as Calhoun County secured its three-peat for first-year mat boss Brian Ritchie inside St. Marys High School. "I'm pretty happy.

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  12. PHS gets an upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Host Parkersburg High overcame a 51-46 deficit with 5:50 to play behind Easton Martin, Kam White and Karson Snyder to upset Class AAA No. 4 South Charleston 61-58 Wednesday night at Memorial Fieldhouse.

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  13. Energy chair: Now or never on forced poolingRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Delegate Woody Ireland, R-Ritchie, believes the upcoming legislative session may be lawmakers' last realistic chance to pass a forced pooling bill. That may delight opponents who say forced pooling, which allows natural gas drillers to draw the resource from land without a lease, strips rights from private property owners.

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  14. Lawmakers, educators at odds on Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    As the West Virginia Legislature convenes next week, Republican lawmakers remain at odds with state education leaders over controversial Common Core standards. While many Republican lawmakers believe the state Board of Education's decision to replace existing standards based on federal Common Core guidelines, state Superintendent Michael Martirano believes it's time to move on and address the nearly 600 teaching vacancies in West Virginia's public schools.

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  15. Panels paint tough W.Va outlook in AP Legislative LookaheadRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Lawmakers and experts painted a tough budget and economic picture Friday for West Virginia before the upcoming legislative session, stressing the need for basic infrastructure improvements, from roads to broadband Internet. During the West Virginia Associated Press Legislative Lookahead on Friday, panelists discussed various topics as the state stares down a $353 million budget shortfall fueled by fizzling revenues from coal and natural gas production.

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  16. Sales tax coming soon to a West Virginia city near youRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Like it or not, shoppers will likely be paying 7 percent in sales taxes on their purchases no matter where they go in West Virginia. Eighteen municipalities in the state's home rule pilot program have either enacted a 1 percent sales tax or plan to do so, according to a report from the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Board.

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  17. A look at Dow, DuPont operations in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Produces more than 500 chemicals and plastics. Serves as redistribution facility for chemicals manufactured elsewhere.

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  18. West Virginia man shot by police officer charged with felonyRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A South Charleston man who was shot after police has been arrested on a fleeing charge following his release from a hospital. Kanawha County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt.

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  19. Trees selected for West Virginia Capitol holiday displaysRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A tree that had grown too big at a home in Randolph County is coming to West Virginia's state Capitol for a holiday display. The 30-foot blue spruce has been in the front yard of Ed and Ginny Dumire's Beverly home for more than two decades.

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  20. Shooting by officer in West Virginia investigatedRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A West Virginia police officer who was following a car with a headlight out shot the driver Wednesday after the man attempted to hit the officer with his vehicle, authorities said. Mickey Cecil Davis of South Charleston was in a Charleston hospital's intensive care unit after the 1 a.m. shooting in Nitro, said Kanawha County Sheriff's Sgt.

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