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Southwest delegates don’t get it
To the editor: If you saw the April 6 "60 Minutes" segment on the Health Wagon in Southwest Virginia, then you already know that there is a shortage of healthcare access in the area. The solution t...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wise County should reclaim its apple-growing heritage
Come on. Hum along. Remember the old Sam Cooke tune? “What a wonderful, wonderful world this would be “What a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful, wonderful world . . . “ Takes me back to the time I sp...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acre in, acre out would help pay national debt
The Federal Government owns approximately 81 percent of Nevada, part of the roughly 650 million acres of land it owns throughout the United States. Nearer to home, Uncle Sam owns approximately 53 p...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wise County should diversify its economy to supplement coal
To the Editor: Coal is obviously a hot button issue in our area. I understand that people are resistant to moving away from coal because for many years now, it has been a source of jobs for many pe...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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