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Pierpont Community & Technical College was a stopping point on the Appalachian Foodways Tour, which highlighted local food economies throughout the state. Pictured from left are: Brian Floyd, dean of the School of Human Services; Earl Gohl, federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission; Joani Walsh, deputy undersecretary for marketing and regulatory programs, U.S. Department of Agriculture; John White, deputy assistant secretary, U.S. Department of Education; Dr. Doreen Larson, president of Pierpont; Bobby Lewis, rural development state director, U.S. Department of Agriculture; and Beth Newcome, applied design program coordinator/instructor.
Adding value to food sector can be spark to economy
Officials from the Appalachian Regional Commission, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Education and the USDA visited Pierpont Community & Technical College Wednesday as part of the Appalachian Foodways Tour.
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Oak Glen is next on the menu for the Fairmont Senior baseball squad.
With the 11-0 win over Braxton County on Tuesday evening, and Oak Glen’s eight-inning 2-1 win over Ritchie County, the two teams find themselves squaring off against one another while fighting for a spot to play in the state tournament.
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A senator who’s long pushed parents, coaches and communities to help protect young athletes from sports-related concussions is now sponsoring federal legislation to set safety standards for helmets.
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Man shot to death while questioned in Boston probe
A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities in central Florida early Wednesday after he turned violent while being questioned about his ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, officials said.
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Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama’s re-election makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box.
For the first time in research dating to 1952, a presidential candidate whom men chose decisively — Republican Mitt Romney — lost. More women voted for the other guy.
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