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Home to West Virginia University and its acclaimed Mountaineer football team, the town of roughly 30,000 sits amongst the rolling hills of northern West Virginia along the banks of the Monongahela River, but what the town lacks is public parking. A recently completed parking garage is helping to meet parking needs.
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