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Mongols Descend on Nelsonville

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The Mongolian ensemble that wowed audiences a few years back at Stuart's Opera House are scheduled to return on Nov. 7.  AnDa Union is based in Hohhot, the capital of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, a city of nearly three million located in north-central China. Of that population, only nine percent are ethnic Mongolian.  In… Read More

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Cold Case Task Force Formed

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Retired law enforcement officers in West Virginia and Ohio have formed a task force to help investigators solve cold cases in the Ohio Valley.   The Ohio Valley Cold Case Initiative plans to work with prosecutors and law enforcement agencies on homicides, missing persons and questionable death cases within a 25-mile radius of Wheeling and Bridgeport, Ohio.   Coordinator Fred… Read More

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Parkersburg Police Officer Charged

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A Parkersburg police officer accused of hitting a suspect has been charged with battery. Wood County Prosecutor Jason Wharton says that a special grand jury indicted Sgt. Josh Vensel on Monday. Vensel is charged with hitting Jerry Seabolt at the Wood County Holding Facility earlier this month. Seabolt was being booked into the facility following… Read More

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Prescription Drug Event Successful In West Virginia

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Officials say West Virginians turned in more than 3,600 pounds of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs during a weekend drug take-back event. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Resident Agent in Charge Dennis Bolum say Saturday's results surpassed April's prescription drug collection total of more than 3,100 pounds. It also exceeded… Read More