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Ebola outbreak concerns
There’s something terribly unromantic about death by virus. There’s probably never been a movie made about a superhero who stares down deadly viruses, saving the world one more time by dispatching ...
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Green is only color that matters
Race is one of those subjects that never seems to simmer down. Of course, this means that American politics reflect discord. It doesn’t matter if the economy is up or down. Social attitudes can shi...
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Election apathy is scary
Hey everybody. The Midterms Are Coming! Or rather: the midterms are coming. To be most precise; themidtermsarecoming. Because the general response of the vast majority of Americans who aren’t stifl...
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U.S. extends failed Afghan policy
After 13 years of war in Afghanistan — the longest in US history — the U.S. government has achieved no victory. Afghanistan is in chaos and would collapse completely without regular infusions of U....
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Memories
Ray’s Cafe in Big Stone Gap was said to have ‘the best pan-fried fish dinner in Wise County.’ Ray Barnes’ cafe was popular in the 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s. This photo is from the Lonesome Pine School a...
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Girl Scouts were there when needed
To the Editor: More than 59 million women in America today enjoyed Girl Scouts during their childhood and that number continues to grow as their leadership continues to inspire, challenge, and empo...
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Celtic fest’s unsung heroes
To the Editor: The sixth Big Stone Celtic Day is fading into happy memories for participants, and we are all happy to bask in its glow. This year’s geographical reach included people from Kentucky,...
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