Traveling sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virginia.

The West Virginia Humanities Council is sponsoring a state tour of the new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit “Hometown Teams.”

Officials selected six museums and cultural and community organizations to host the exhibit and provide public programs about their local sports culture.

It began at the Parkersburg Art Center in February is moving to the Larry Joe Harless Community Center in Gilbert on Saturday.

The other remaining sites are: the Preston County Sports Museum, the Randolph County Community Arts Center, the Weirton Area Museum & Cultural Center and the Morgantown History Museum.

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