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Race in the early 1950’s

It must have been 1953 or 54. I remember one Sunday, the “Colored” boys got together and played a basketball game on the playground of the Central Elementary School in downtown St. Albans. This was a first. I was the … Continue reading

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Perry Mann

Two days ago, a friend and I visited Perry Mann in Hinton, West Virginia. Mr. Mann describes himself as the village atheist. But being an atheist doesn’t seem to bother folks in Summers County who elected him Prosecuting Attorney twice … Continue reading

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Industry owns Public

From the today’s Charleston Gazette a quote from Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper: In January 2011 he said that to implement the U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s recommendation for a “Hazardous Chemical Release Prevention Program” in Kanawha County would take the “…unified … Continue reading

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83,000 Join Obamacare

Excerpts from West Virginians for Affordable Health Care website. Go here to get the rest of the story: http://www.wvahc.org/newsletters/WVAHCNewsletter_Winter2013.pdfWVAHC.com.   Because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law by President Obama—  Almost 83,000 low-income West Virgin­ians … Continue reading

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Letters in the Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginia. From my friends Betsy and Mike Breiding Shelley Moore Capito is a republican congresswoman from West Virginia. Daughter of former Governor and convicted felon Arch Moore. China no poster child for coal-fired … Continue reading

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What we lost–Darrell McGraw

http://wvgazette.com/News/politics/201301130093 Read what we lost when a carpet bagger and big corporate money defeated the best Attorney General in the whole country.

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