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Local HRC Says State Too Slow

Human rights complaints sent to Charleston

April 30, 2013

WHEELING — About six weeks after the Wheeling Human Rights Commission referred a potential discrimination complaint to its state-level counterpart, the complainant has yet to see any progress in her......

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Apr-30-13 8:36 AM

Wheeling Office - We can't really help you because we're closing in a few months.

WV State Office - We can't really help you because we don't have funding and people quit.

bbbut..bbut....what is your job?

BOTH OFFICES: "Why, to help you, of course!"

Welcome to Wheeling, 'the fooked up City'

Welcome to WV, 'Number 50 in everything and moving down'

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Apr-30-13 10:23 AM

Yep, lets try to make ourselves seem relevant. Who cares?

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Apr-30-13 11:14 AM

The only reason this article got printed was so the director could get some face time. She's trying to save her paid position. The Human Rights Commission is caricature of itself. Renaming city streets, getting special parking spots created and having dinner meetings at Perkin's. What does any of this have to do with human rights? They should have been concentrating on real issues like discrimination. If human rights is really a concern and a pressing issue then do something about it instead of whining about how your losing 89% of your "funding".

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Apr-30-13 1:16 PM

What exactly does this group do again? What can this group do that a good old fashioned discrimination lawsuit cannot do? WHO in the OV is having their civil rights violated? This all seems like a ploy to gather more Govt. grant money.

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Apr-30-13 9:48 PM

50th in everything except suicide, drug abuse, sexual assault, and domestic violence, ummm-think there is a correlation?

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