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Legislation would commit $1 billion to help coalfields
Back in February, a bill was introduced in Congress that would expedite funding to clean up old coal mining sites and redevelop them with a specific goal of fostering economic growth in surrounding...
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cancer center appreciates lunches
To the editor: The Southwest Virginia Cancer Center’s patients, staff and volunteers wish to express our gratitude to the local restaurants that provided “love lunches” to patients undergoing chemo...
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Mountain tourism options need more study
To the editor: A Black Mountain Environmental Education Center could offer many different tourism attractions/services in Wise County. The center could offer education and frontier living options. ...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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This is simply too important for us to ignore
Omran Daqneesh. We want very much for you to learn this name and the story behind it. Some readers already know. For those who don’t, Omran Daqneesh is the sad little 5-year-old boy from Aleppo, Sy...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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We need to think much bigger about High Knob
To the editor: High Knob, being under the control of the U.S. Forest Service, has seen very little development over the years. The Forest Service has never had the needed funding for major upgrades...
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make it easier to access tourist attractions
To the editor: Wise County has several existing tourism attractions that could bring more visitors with the right planning. Our area can never stop looking and finding ways to upgrade local tourism...
Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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