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Robot helps Ohio student with disabilities attend classes

An Ohio high school student with disabilities is happy to be back in school -- with the help of some new technology.


Construction of the facility is expected to start later this year.



Attorneys for 76-year-old Fredericka Wagner want a judge to drop obstruction and perjury charges against her.


The demolition of two historic buildings in downtown Parkersburg began early Saturday morning.


10th annual New Era Kite Festival held to raise money for one room school house


No injuries reported in Washington County garage fire Saturday afternoon


Warren High School hosts 4th annual indoor performing arts competition


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PKB City Council to consider ordinance to impound motorized bicycles in certain circumstances


Meigs County deputies recover stolen property


Mueller report: Congress, public await key findings in 2-year Russia probe


Mueller finishes Russia investigation, submits report to Justice Department


This is Home - “More than a Makeover” class held for Strecker cancer patients



Yarn bombing adds color to parts of Parkersburg


Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood


Powerball jackpot rises to $750 million, 4th largest prize in US lottery history


State Police crime lab cuts caseload by more than half, officials say


Federal agency provides $14.6 million to help W.Va. fight opioid crisis


US forces say 2 American soldiers killed in Afghanistan


Marietta council votes to stop Oriana House from opening drug-rehab facility


Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips over possible metal contamination


Streisand apologizes after saying Michael Jackson’s ‘sexual needs were his sexual needs’


Flight attendant detained by immigration authorities on return to US


Robert Kraft says he is ‘truly sorry’ in first statement since solicitation charges


Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm


US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State


Man jailed in robbery at Planet Fitness in south Parkersburg


Pittsburgh cop cleared in fatal shooting of black teenager


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Powerball jackpot now $750 million after no winning ticket drawn

The next drawing for what would be the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. history is Wednesday.

Protests continue in Pittsburgh after officer acquitted in fatal shooting of Antwon Rose II

Protests over the jury's verdict to acquit the officer who killed Antwon Rose II last year were described as peaceful.

Fraternity expels 4 at University of Georgia chapter after racist video surfaces

"Tau Kappa Epsilon is disgusted, appalled and angered by the remarks shown in a video of four expelled members," the national organization said.

Robert Kraft apologizes in first statement since massage parlor sting

“I am truly sorry. I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who rightfully hold me to a higher standard," Kraft said in a statement Saturday. The apology comes one month after he was charged with soliciting sex.

‘Band Grandpas’ helping students through music and mentorship

Arnie Rosen, a retired doctor and amateur musician, created the “Band Grandpas” program in Rockford, Illinois so senior instrumentalists can help students and spread the joy of music.