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By Debbie Burchett Leaves falling The mountains are calling Come back they say Calmness you can always claim Sincere peace with each fallen leaf With leaves that fall There are blue-tailed lizards that crawl Dragonflies may swarm The sun keeps them warm. They...

State Treasurer John Perdue’s unclaimed property division has already returned $12.2 million during fiscal 2016, easily surpassing fiscal 2015’s $9.1 million figure. The surge represents a 34 percent increase in dollar value and 1,300 additional...

The passing of Mother’s Day often marks the beginning of the outdoor season for many West Virginians. People are anxious to get outside to work on their homes and gardens, or host outdoor celebrations....

Linda K. Anderson explores the pitfalls and potentials that seniors face in today’s day and age in “So Late, So Soon: Telling It Like It Is” (published by Xlibris). This new book challenges the...

Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety organization, has declared May as UV (ultraviolet) Awareness Month to help educate the public on the dangers of UV and steps to take to protect...

State Treasurer John Perdue’s office is approaching last fiscal year’s unclaimed property return figures with about three months left in the current year. The office has returned $8.2 million in unclaimed property through March 17,...

The West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council, in cooperation with the West Virginia Centers for Independent Living, is conducting public meetings to receive comments on the draft State Plan for Independent Living for 2017-2019. •  ...

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauds the Senate passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 (CARA), bipartisan legislation that will combat the opioid epidemic nationwide, but believes more needs to be...

Stumptown Publishing, LLC currently seeks poems, stories and essays for Mountain Ink, a new print literary journal featuring West Virginia Writers. Submissions will be evaluated for literary quality, cultural and universal significance and emotional...

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued a statement on the Senate’s constitutional obligation to vote on a Supreme Court nominee. “I believe that the President should nominate and the Senate should follow its constitutional...

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