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Washington County residents to monitor community’s water quality

Washington County residents to monitor community’s water quality

Originally posted by the Bristol Herald Courier. ABINGDON, Va. — Prompted by the Washington County’s decision to allow natural gas drilling, a group of county residents is prepari ...

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About the Lee and Washington County Chapters

About the Lee and Washington County Chapters

The Washington County Virginia Organizing Chapter is continuing to work on our Anti-Hydrofracking campaign. Although we won a local moratorium until 2014 last year, the County Boa ...

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Lack of Medicaid expansion poses a bigger danger to Americans than terrorism

Lack of Medicaid expansion poses a bigger danger to Americans than terrorism

Published in The Washington Post Letters to the Editor, July 25, 2014 Regarding Petula Dvorak’s July 19 Metro column, “Lines of desperation: Once-a-year chance to get medical care ...

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Pennington Gap: Virginians to Gather to Support Medicaid Expansion in Pennington Gap

Pennington Gap: Virginians to Gather to Support Medicaid Expansion in Pennington Gap

For Immediate Release: June 10, 2014LOCAL VIGIL PART OF NINE ACROSS VIRGINIA What: Vigil in support of Medicaid expansion When: Thursday, June 12 at 8 p.m. ...

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Washington County supervisors to look at natural gas ordinance

Washington County supervisors to look at natural gas ordinance

Posted: Saturday, June 28, 2014 11:22 pm | Updated: 11:25 pm, Sat Jun 28, 2014. ALLIE ROBINSON GIBSON | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER ABINGDON, Va. — An ordinance governing drilling for ...

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Washington County Chapter Opposes Fracking

Washington County Chapter Opposes Fracking

Published by WJHL News Channel 11 on May 16, 2014 WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA (WJHL) - By Allie HInds, Reporter Some Southwest Virginia landowners say discussions detailing the possibil ...

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Landowners voicing concerns on proposed natural gas drilling

Landowners voicing concerns on proposed natural gas drilling

Published by Bristol Herald Courier on May 9, 2014 By ALLIE ROBINSON GIBSON | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Va. — Some landowners whose properties lie in the proposed natural ga ...

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Christmas Carols for Governor McDonnell

Christmas Carols for Governor McDonnell

The 12 (well 8) Days of Christmas On the first day of Christmas my governor gave to me: Regressive taxation On the second day of Christmas my governor gave to me: Underpaid teache ...

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Social Security Cuts: Greatest Impact on Rural VA

Social Security Cuts: Greatest Impact on Rural VA

America's small towns would be hit hardest by any cuts in Social Security, according to a new analysis by the Center for Rural Strategies, posted on the rural news website the Dai ...

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Shepherd Powell: Respecting Seniors, Protecting Social Security

Shepherd Powell: Respecting Seniors, Protecting Social Security

Throughout my eight week-long internship to educate senior citizens about the importance of protecting Social Security, I’ve had a number of conversations with older Americans tha ...

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