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  1. Manchin focused on bipartisan goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... working together, and he wants to focus on fixing the flawed health care system. Manchin, born and raised in Farmington, West Virginia, said putting the country above political parties is the No. 1 challenge during the upcoming term. Although ...

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  2. Their viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... of God's love by sharing generously with those in need. When I reminisce about my own childhood Christmases in Farmington, material gifts never stand out. I simply remember the gift of unconditional love my parents bestowed upon me and my siblings, ...

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  3. Betty HawkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Weirton Daily Times

    Born September 20, 1929, in Farmington, WV, she was a daughter of the late William L. and Emma Hickman Myers.

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  4. United Mine Workers to hold service marking the 54th anniversary of the Robena Mine disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... arc. The great number of deaths in the coal fields at mine disasters including Robena and Consolidation Coal's Farmington, W.Va., mine in 1968, which killed 78 miners, eventually led to the passage of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969. The ...

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  5. West Virginia celebrating traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... It is a tradition that is central to not only our state's culture, but also to me. As a young boy growing up in Farmington, few things excited me more than the arrival of opening day buck season. As any hunter knows, there are so many aspects of ...

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  6. This Week in West Virginia History -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... in office until his death in 2010. Nov. 20, 1968: An explosion at Consolidation Coal Company's No. 9 mine near Farmington killed 78 men. The disaster brought national attention to the issue of mine safety. Nov. 21, 1810: Allen Taylor Caperton was ...

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  7. Dorothy J. ConwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Fredericksburg.com

    Dorothy Jane Conway, 94, of Prince George's County, MD, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, at her nephew, John Bowman's, home in Stafford, VA. Services will be held in her hometown, Farmington, WV.

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  8. Sen. Joe Manchin: US coal workers 'feel like returning Vietnam vets'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    In an exclusive "Face-to-Face" interview with the Washington Examiner 's Lisa Boothe, Sen. Joe Manchin talks about growing up in the small coal-mining town of Farmington, W.Va., and the sense of betrayal many of those families feel today. "My state has done the heavy lifting," Manchin said.

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  9. September 11, 2016It's no mystery. That's coal miners' clothing hanging to dry in the bath house.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... miners. The great number of deaths in the coal fields, including the disasters at Robena and Consolidation Coal's Farmington, W.Va., mine in 1968, where 78 miners died, eventually led to the passage of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969. ...

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  10. Almost 50 years later, lawsuit seeks to fix blame for Farmington mine disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Forty-eight years after explosions ripped through Consolidation Coal's No. 9 mine in Farmington, W.Va., and killed 78 miners, the widows and children of the victims are seeking the justice that they believe an incomplete investigation of the disaster denied them.

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  11. West Virginia officer arrested after having sex with womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... says Slauer, who is engaged to be married, pulled over a woman for speeding on April 22 while he was working as a Farmington police officer, the Times West Virginian reported. Officer Marcus David Slauer (pictured), 27, has been charged with bribery ...

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