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  1. HHS Announces Cuts To Black Lung Clinics While Cases SurgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | ThinkProgress

    ... black lung benefits. The law was passed after 78 miners lost their lives in the massive 1968 mine explosion in Farmington, West Virginia and set the limit at one milligram per cubic meter. Since 1995, the National Institute for Occupational Safety ...

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  2. Parrish, Damon Walker "Wild Bill"Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... 92, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, as a result of natural causes. Mr. Parrish was born October 3, 1921 in Farmington, WV. He was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, where he served as a B-25 pilot in the ...

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  3. Robin A. BradyRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2014 | Mount Vernon News

    ... she passed, and previously attended ATCO from 1995 until 2011. Surviving is her stepsister, Charlotte Morris of Farmington, W.Va.; a number of cousins in the Fayette County, Pa. area; and by her extended family and many friends of the Echoing ...

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  4. Let's get ambitious. But let's fix our finances first.Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | Politico

    ... President Obama has made to reach common-sense solutions where Democrats and Republicans can agree. I grew up in Farmington, W.Va., where there was no such thing as economic inequality. We were all blessed. Everyone earned a similar salary, lived in ...

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  5. Unconditional Love Was My Best Christmas Gif...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2014 | Coal Valley News

    ... those of our childhood. I am filled with warm memories of my childhood Christmases in the little town of Farmington, particularly the sheer delight of Christmas mornings and the wonder of the presents under the tree. But as I revisit those wonderful ...

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  6. Glen W. DickeyRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | Recordpub.com

    ... Newton Falls, Gary of Warren and Dalton of Braceville; sisters, Zella Cottrill of Shock, W. Va., Helen Tucker of Farmington, W. Va., Maureen Davies of Georgia and Pauline Norman and Garnett Wagner, both of Garrettsville. His parents and brothers, ...

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  7. Editor's NoteRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2013 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... has included coverage of some of the state's biggest-ever stories, from the Silver Bridge collapse in 1967, the Farmington mine disaster and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy's visits to West Virginia the next year, the 1972 gob dam failure ...

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  8. Mike Caputo: Today is a day to honor coal minersRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2013 | Charleston Daily Mail

    ... years later to effect any real change in the way our miners were treated. In my home county of Marion, the 1968 Farmington mine disaster took 78 lives. It was then that West Virginians finally said enough is enough. People should not have to go to ...

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  9. Punishment Strong For W.Va. Poac...Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2013 | Wheeling News

    ... hunting, they should contact the Department of Natural Resources District Office for the Northern Panhandle in Farmington at 304-825-6787, or their local sheriff's or police department. "Residents should keep an eye out for anything unordinary," he ...

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  10. Punishment Strong For W.Va. PoachersRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | Wheeling News

    ... hunting, they should contact the Department of Natural Resources District Office for the Northern Panhandle in Farmington at 304-825-6787, or their local sheriff's or police department. "Residents should keep an eye out for anything unordinary," he ...

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  11. Manchin Statement on Fed Chair Nominee Janet Yellen Committee VoteRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2013 | Hispanic Business

    ... despite a failure to see any real gains, greatly troubles me. A long time ago, I learned from my family in Farmington, West Virginia , 'You can't spend your way to prosperity and borrow your way out of debt.' Before this crisis, the Federal Reserve ...

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  12. JFK still a powerful symbol of idealismRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2013 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... November day in 1963 when I heard the tragic news from Dallas that the President had been shot. I was a junior at Farmington High School. By the time we were told, it was just after lunch and my classmates and I walked into English class. Mr. Simon ...

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  13. 45 years after Farmington disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | West Virginia Metro

    ... that claimed the lives of 78 coal miners. The first powerful blast happened at 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 20, 1968 at the Farmington mine site sending smoke and flames to the surface through two separate portals, Mods Run and Llewellyn, and leading to ...

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  14. Ask Washington Anything: Senator Joe ManchinRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2013 | The Atlantic

    ... on his state's coal industry. When asked about his thoughts on gay marriage, he is frank: "I was raised in little Farmington, West Virginia, and I don't believe in any aspect of discrimination. With that being said, I do believe that marriage is ...

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  15. James PitmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2013 | The Daily Record

    ... Road, Wooster 44691; or Wooster Noon Lions, 1580 Arthur Drive, Wooster 44691. Jim was born Oct. 14, 1927, in Farmington, W.Va., to Albert Clyde and Osa Violet (Parrish) Pitman, and earned his bachelor of science degree from the University of Akron. ...

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  16. Earl Martin 1917-2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2013 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... his Lord Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, on his wife's 90th birthday at St. Joseph Hospital in Warren. He was born in Farmington, W.Va., on Feb. 5, 1917, a son of Fred Martin and Ethel Hallam Martin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Earl worked at U.S. ...

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  17. Sale of live foxes permitted in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2013 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    ... DNR district wildlife biologist for more information about the sale of live foxes. DNR offices are located in Farmington (304-825-6787), Romney (304-822-3551), French Creek (304-924-6211), Beckley (304-256-6947), Point Pleasant (304-675-0871) and ...

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  18. Themes of life and death resonate in - Our Town'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2013 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... is made up of Bradley Carter, a junior from Nelson County, Va., as Mr. Webb; Sarah Satterwhite, a senior from Farmington, as Mrs. Webb; Cassidy Dickens, a sophomore from Sutton, as Emily Webb; and Jordan Goux, a fifth-grader from Third Ward ...

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  19. Q&A with Author Gerry FitzGeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2013 | Morgantown

    ... I can still vividly recall the news stories and a magazine article about the 1968 explosion and fire at a mine in Farmington, West Virginia. It seemed so foreign to me growing up in Western Massachusetts that men would go off to work in the mines in ...

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