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Memories remembered
Wayne Herndon shared information about the Sept. 4 Memories photo of a group of teachers posed outside a building. Herndon said the photo was made between 1946-50 and is of Appalachia Elementary te...
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Duffield Daze thanks supporters
To the Editor: Behind the scenes, there are countless people that have volunteered their time and money for 33 years to ensure Duffield Daze was enjoyed by everyone. I want to thank the sponsors, v...
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Good deed gladdens heart
To the Editor: Just when you are about to give up on the world and decide that everyone is self-serving and full of hate, something happens that gladdens your heart and makes you think this old wor...
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Lenowisco ‘field trip’ educational
Some of us older folks went on a field trip Monday, and it was educational. I was invited to go along with the local chapter of AARP for an informal presentation at Lenowisco’s offices in Duffield....
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Nixon wasn't last imperial president
Forty years ago many Americans celebrated the demise of the imperial presidency with the resignation of Richard Nixon. Today, it is clear they celebrated too soon. Nixon’s view of presidential powe...
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Groundbreaking negative ad turns 50
Happy anniversary, Daisy girl! What would our politics be like today if she hadn’t burst upon the scene 50 years ago — a freckled tyke blown up in a nuclear blast, the star of America’s first gut-p...
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AP story makes some important points, but leaves out many others
In June, Virginia’s political universe was set abuzz by the news that state Sen. Phillip Puckett was stepping down, with a rumored high-level job waiting for him at the Virginia Tobacco Commission....
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