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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Alderson Community Market opening soon

Alderson Community Market season is just around the corner. Vendors will begin setting up outside the Interpretive Center, along Route 12 in downtown Alderson, on Apr. 19. A grand opening will take place on May More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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We all have a role to play in ending child abuse

By the time you finish reading this article, more than 30 cases of child abuse will have been reported to authorities nationwide. By the end of today, that number will swell past 9,000. And four of those children More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity opening new ‘ReStore’ in White Sulphur Springs

On Saturday, Apr. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity is inviting residents throughout Eastern West Virginia to the Grand Opening of its new ReStore. Opening the Saturday after Earth Day More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Manchin fights to close wage gap

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week issued the following statement after the Senate failed to secure enough votes to move forward to debate and pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. “The fact that working women More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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News from DC…

Commerce Committee passes Sport Fishing bill Rockefeller – Thune bill would create jobs, support habitat restoration, and boating safety programs Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller (D-WV) and Ranking Member More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Rahall Report

Statement on 4th anniversary of Upper Big Branch Mine tragedy U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) this week issued the following statement on the 4th Anniversary of Upper Big Branch Mine Tragedy: “On the 4th Anniversary More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Frustrating. Maddening. Irritating. by Jonathan Wright I’m not sure what’s to account for it, although I can make some pretty good educated guesses. Whatever the reason, it bothers me. And it happens so incredibly More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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A scam by any other name is still a scam

Dear Editor: Recently the o.p. published a list of scams that had been compiled by the Attorney General that were especially aimed at senior citizens in West Virginia. So while I sit by my telephone and wait for More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Mullican’s Muirfield Collection featured in episodes of A&E’s ‘Flipping Boston’

Mullican Flooring has provided solid hardwood flooring for two upcoming episodes of “Flipping Boston,” a television series on the A&E channel. The Johnson City, TN-based company supplied the maple cappuccino More...