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Huntington Residents and Business Owners Asked to Complete Downtown Crime Survey

WSAZ
5/12/2015
Huntington Residents and Business Owners Asked to Complete Downtown Crime Survey Posted: Tue 11:36 AM, May 12, 2015 By: WSAZ News Staff Home / News / Huntington News / Headlines List / Article Officials say they hope to use this to gather information from Huntington residents and business owners to better understand the perceptions of criminal activity downtown. Related Links Downtown Crime Survey HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — The Huntington Police Department, along with several other groups in the city, is conducting an online survey on criminal activity. The City of Huntington, Marshall University Center for Business and Economic Research, Create Huntington, Marshall University, local business leaders, faith based community, non-profits, and Collective Impact are working with HPD on the survey. They say they hope to use this to gather information from Huntington residents and business owners to better understand the perceptions of criminal activity downtown. The survey also aims to identify intervention strategies that could promote safety and increase business activity.
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Free energy efficiency conference scheduled

Herald-Dispatch
5/2/2015
Free energy efficiency conference scheduled May. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM HUNTINGTON The West Virginia Division of Energy and the Marshall University Center for Business and Economic Research will host the “Expanding Energy Efficiency in West Virginia Conference” on Thursday, May 21. Registration for the free conference begins at 8 a.m. at Embassy Suites in Charleston. The conference will include presentations from a variety of public and private organizations and will showcase West Virginia companies that have implemented energy efficiency at their plants and buildings. Attendees will hear about the benefits of making efficiency improvements and opportunities for assistance when investing in efficient equipment and obtaining energy assessments. Registration and additional information, including the event agenda, is available by visiting www.marshall.edu/cber or by calling 304-528-7261. CBER works with organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to provide research and analysis in the areas of regional economics and development, resources and energy economics, and education and health. For more information about CBER, visit www.marshall.edu/cber.
http://www.herald-dispatch.com/business/x1641588419/Free-energy-efficiency-conference-scheduled