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President’s powers go beyond founders’ balance
Before the ins and outs of the 2016 presidential contest become a preoccupation for many of us, it seems a good time to step back and look at the office of the presidency for which so many candidat...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caring makes a difference
People who care about their communities are distressed at the loss of businesses that have been around for so many years that they are more than just commercial enterprises — they’re tightly woven ...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran nuclear deal no win for American captives
I, like many, am very concerned and skeptical about the announced agreement between the United States, five other nations, and Iran. I am studying the terms of the deal, but continue to have reserv...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many environmentalists support AML proposal
To the Editor: I was glad to see mentioned in the July 7 edition of The Coalfield Progress that Congressman Morgan Griffith remains open to considering efforts by the White House toward helping coa...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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FDA and the new snake oil
The House of Representatives gave bipartisan support last week to the 21st Century Cures Act — an acutely Orwellian name — sending it on to the Senate on a 344-77 vote. I suspect the bill will have...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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21st Century Cures passes House
On several occasions since the launch of the 21st Century Cures initiative in May of 2014, this column has made mention of this bipartisan initiative being undertaken by lawmakers such as myself wh...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
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    by MORGAN GRIFFITH • Ninth District Representative
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