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Opinion —The snowball grows, but the brick wall isn’t there

Last week, I wrote about the reality of inflation being higher than the government statistics report for those ...

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Opinion — Native Americans’ role in Southwest Virginia history often overlooked

Virginia’s Appalachian history is a diverse combination of cultures. We recently learned about the African American influence in ...

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Opinion — The funding of African American schools

Since the 1800s, African Americans have actively worked to secure a quality education for their children. Black churches ...

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Opinion — Small business survival at the heart of inflation concerns

Last week, I wrote about the reality of inflation being higher than the government statistics report for those ...

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His thoughts — Government created inflation and loves it

I wish I was as upbeat about inflation as President Biden’s spokespeople. The June report showed a 9.1% ...

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Big Tech steamrolls newspapers

Today’s editorial is courtesy of our friend and newspaper colleague Brett Wesner, chair of the National Newspaper Association. ...

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His thoughts — Google and Facebook are threatening local news

Dean Ridings, CEO America’s Newspapers Thomas Jefferson famously declared, “Were it left to me to decide whether we ...

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His thoughts — Death in our streets and schools

Sadly, we continue to hear of shootings all around our nation. I wish that there was a solution ...

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Her thoughts — African American migration westward after reconstruction

During reconstruction, African Americans migrated to the western part of the United States — places such as Kansas ...

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His thoughts — World Youth Skills Day focuses on importance of education

World Youth Skills Day, established in 2014 by the United Nations General Assembly, falls on July 15. The ...

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