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Lunches for patients are appreciated
To the Editor: The patients, staff and volunteers at the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center would like to express our gratitude to the local restaurants that provided “love lunches” to patients under...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economic recovery is not visible to many Americans
They say there’s been a recovery, but most of us haven’t seen it. Our economy is creating more jobs, but they don’t match the wages, benefits and working conditions of the ones we’ve lost. The stoc...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Look up, Americans; it’s not as bad as you think
We are one glum country. Trust in the federal government is at historic lows, according to Gallup. More than half of the respondents to an October Rasmussen poll think our best days are behind us. ...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's service is vital
To the Editor: We are writing to share the unfortunate and heartbreaking news with you that The Southwest Virginia Children’s Advocacy Center of Mountain Empire Older Citizens has served a record s...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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How we spend our time
These are the days of our lives: In 2013, employed adults living in households with no children under age 18 engaged in leisure activities for four and a half hours on an average day, according to ...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ABLE act would enable tax-free savings accounts for special needs children
The ABLE Act Much talk about Congress focuses on partisan conflict. But it is important to keep in mind that, though discord gets more attention, Democrats and Republicans can and do work together ...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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