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Cleanup needs commitment, show of spirit
I know you are busy, juggling work and family obligations, but may I ask for one hour of your time? One hour. One. May not even be that much, depending on where you might spend it. I'm not asking f...
Apr 22, 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...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prom night last formal for seniors
The spectacle of the Burton High School prom stopped traffic in downtown Norton Saturday night but gorgeous gowns on gorgeous gals were the real show-stoppers. Sleek and slim, full and flowing, sho...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia should delay Clean Power Plan
To the editor: It’s not every day that the U.S. Supreme Court protects states from complying with a costly federal regulation. Rarer still is a state that refuses to take advantage of this ruling. ...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not everyone realizes that coal still matters
The recent Virginia General Assembly session left many in Southwest Virginia wondering if the rest of the state appreciates the continuing importance of the coal industry. Despite all the negativit...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Griffith works to solve problems with healthcare
To the editor: One serious problem that continues to plague Southwest Virginia is healthcare. Statistically, our region ranks amongst the worst in health outcomes (e.g., length of life, quality of ...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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