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Letterman, Hillary, Jeb are 21st century symbols
Yes, it’s a new century. Just look at David Letterman, Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush. They’re all symbols of a new era. Letterman surprised the entertainment biz by suddenly announcing he intends to...
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Nobody likes taxes, but more revenue needed
TO THE EDITOR: I was reading Judy Pritchard’s article to the editor in the Tuesday, April 8 edition of the Coalfield Progress. I was alarmed to read that she stated it was the EPA that “took our co...
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SOL tests can’t measure the spark of inspiration in a student’s world
Whether you are a Virginia public school student, parent, teacher or administrator, we all spend a lot of time thinking about the commonwealth’s K-12 Standards of Learning. The SOLs, as they are co...
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Let’s put litter in its place
After a distressingly cold winter, the world is about to go green again in a big way, something we all (excepting maybe North Pole enthusiasts) are eager for. The sight of our beloved ridges in ful...
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Standard work week should stay 40 hours
On Thursday, April 3, the bipartisan Save American Workers Act, which would restore the standard American work week of 40 hours, passed the House in a vote of 247-179 with my strong support. This i...
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Stand up Thursday against county tax hike proposal
To the Editor: I read in the April 1 paper that the Wise County Board of Supervisors are planning to raise our real estate and personal property taxes. The county needs to go on a budget and cut wa...
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