Parkersburg News and Sentinelhttp://www.newsandsentinel.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:04:27 EDTThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:04:27 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBlightshttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/586824.htmlParkersburg Mayor Bob Newell's proposal this week for City Council to borrow funds to raze 85 structures is a good idea, with a great deal of merit, but a few wrinkles need to be ironed out first.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTShining Starshttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/586786.htmlMost athletes, like most people, are kind and honest and often use their status to help others. Most athletes conduct these acts of kindness every day away from the glare of publicity. But sometimes these acts make their way to the public arena.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTFeed to Achievehttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/586696.htmlWood County schools have the lowest participation rate in West Virginia when it comes to school breakfasts.Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTApathyhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/586680.htmlEarly indications are pointing to even weaker-than-usual voter interest in Wood County. With the May 13 primary fast-approaching, requests for absentee ballots are down by a disturbing margin.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTA Hard Winterhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/586532.htmlThe Parkersburg Utility Board has made an excellent decision in allowing staff members more discretion to reduce water bills made exponentially higher by leaks caused by a terrible winter.Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT