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President has little to do with price of gas
Oil, like political punditry, is a commodity, traded freely on the open market and subject to the laws of supply and demand. The difference of course is that punditry enjoys an abundant and renewab...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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We do good things to feel better about ourselves
Well over two years ago, a local public figure encouraged folks to give blood because it was the selfless thing to do. “Selflessness” is an odd notion. Of course it is a wonderful idea to donate bl...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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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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    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
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    by WILL DURST • Columnist
    12.11.14 - 12:01 am
  • ABLE act would enable tax-free savings accounts for special needs children
    by MORGAN GRIFFITH • Ninth District Representative
    12.10.14 - 12:03 am