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Congress needs inside players, outside as well
Members of Congress get categorized in all sorts of ways. They’re liberal or conservative; Republican or Democrat; interested in domestic affairs or specialists in foreign policy. There’s one very ...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The county must shake up, boost job creation efforts
To the Editor: Wise County is at a crossroad. The correct decisions must be made for the future. Being happy with status quo is not a plan. Some have called Wise County the poster child for poverty...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Racial hatred flares again
Following the massacre of nine people last week in a Charleston, S.C. church, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has moved quickly to halt the issuance of specialty license plates with images of the Con...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s reconsider post-secondary
The American economy has supposedly long since recovered from the Great Recession. The stock market is doing exceptionally well and unemployment isn’t what it once was. Considering all of this, thi...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Act would allow Medicare to cover telestroke in all areas
As you likely know, one of my priorities as your representative is advancing legislation that would help patients receive quality, affordable health care that meets that patient’s individual health...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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To change society or system, we must change ourselves
To the Editor: It’s NOT just another shooting. A “lone wolf gunman” entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. on Wednesday June 10, then proceeded to shoot and kill...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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