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  1. Otters pull off another victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Inter-Mountain

    ... The Otters finished the night with a combined team score of 483, putting them ahead of Club Mountaineer (154) and Grafton (233). The Otters have two home meets remaining before they head to Buckhannon for the North Central West Virginia Championship ...

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  2. Elected women weigh in on proposed $10 bill changeRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... said. In 1908, Jarvis organized the first service to honor mothers in 1908 at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, W.Va. The gathering was in memory of her own mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. The older Jarvis was a social activist who tended to ...

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  3. Elected Women Weigh In on $10 Bi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Intelligencer

    ... said. In 1908, Jarvis organized the first service to honor mothers in 1908 at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, W.Va. The gathering was in memory of her own mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis. The older Jarvis was a social activist who tended to ...

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  4. Women have the 'worrying gene', says Hillary ClintonRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newkerala.com

    Back in 2008, the 67-year-old Democratic presidential candidate was addressing the audience in a Mother's Day speech in Grafton, West Virginia, where she said that after meeting mothers across the country, she believes that hard work, determination and resiliency were encoded in women's DNA, the Daily Caller reported. Speaking about the worry gene, Clinton added "we know we have the 'worrying' gene," put on the coat for others, and even stand up and fight for causes, as people believe in that gene.

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  5. Hillary Clinton: Women Have The 'Worrying Gene'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Daily Caller

    Clinton, who is making women's issues a central component of her campaign, revealed some of her thoughts on female genetics in a Mother's Day speech in Grafton, West Virginia on May 11, 2008. "Judging from the mothers I meet across our country, I've come to believe that hard work, determination and resiliency are encoded in our DNA," Clinton said.

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  6. Remembering The Bittersweet History Of Father's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Switched

    ... Central Methodist Episcopal Church in 1909, a year after Mother's Day officially kicked off at a Methodist church in Grafton, West Virginia. The sermon reminded Dodd of her own mother, who died in childbirth and left her husband to raise their six ...

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  7. Three Pittsburgh Steelers help raise money for West Virginia girl fighting LeukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | PennLive.com

    ... Wright) (Don Wright) On Saturday afternoon three Pittsburgh Steelers signed autographs at a car dealership in Grafton, West Virginia to help raise money for McKenzie Flohr, a girl fighting Leukemia. Fullback Will Johnson, tight end Matt Spaeth and ...

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  8. Morning Briefing - June 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Bennington Banner

    ... All proceeds go directly to the operating budget of Forrest Ward School. Digital content class: All are invited to Grafton Community Library on June 11 at 5:30 p.m. or June 19 at 6:30 p.m. to find out how to get the most from the library's digital ...

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  9. Morning Briefing - June 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Bennington Banner

    ... All proceeds go directly to the operating budget of Forrest Ward School. Digital content class: All are invited to Grafton Community Library on June 11 at 5:30 p.m. or June 19 at 6:30 p.m. to find out how to get the most from the library's digital ...

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  10. Archie Dale WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... and Shelia White; and three brothers and two sisters. He is survived by one son, Stephen M. White and wife, Ruth, of Grafton; one daughter, Cindy R. Gooden and husband, Darrel, of Buckhannon; nephew, Kenneth D. Rice, whom he raised, and wife, ...

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  11. Jack McQuainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Weirton Daily Times

    Jack was born on Nov. 29, 1928, in Grafton WV, a son of the late Dorsey and Alice McQuain.

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  12. Psychological evaluation ordered for Pritt in sex abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | The Inter-Mountain

    Motions for a psychological evaluation and trial continuance were granted Tuesday in the case of a Grafton man accused of having a sexual relationship with a juvenile while staying with her family.

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  13. Best of the ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... - Class AAA Buckhannon-Upshur, Elkins, Lewis and Preston, and Class AA Bridgeport, East Fairmont, Fairmont Senior, Grafton, Liberty, Lincoln, North Marion, Philip Barbour and Robert C. Byrd. Bridgeport's Frank Lopez was selected as coach of the ...

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  14. Grafton Memorial Day celebration has treasure trove of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    GRAFTON W.Va. - For 148 years, Grafton has been home to the longest running Memorial Day parade and ceremony in the United States.

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  15. Fallen soldiers honored during 28th Annual Memorial Day Program at state National CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... one of the busiest times for the cemetery according to Keith Barnes, director of both the West Virginia National and Grafton National Cemetery. "The newer cemeteries will have a kiosk where electronically you can just type in a person's, usually, ...

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  16. Service Set For A - Special Guy'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Intelligencer

    ... Bauer and two other women were with him. Feurer's remains will be cremated and buried at the National Cemetery in Grafton, W.Va. He was a Navy veteran. "He was just special. I would do it for any of them. But it was just his age and he was falling ...

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  17. Ceremonies Sunday, Monday at national cemetery in Taylor CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... state commander. A second event will be held Monday. Starting at 10 a.m., a Memorial Day parade will march through Grafton and conclude with a ceremony at the Grafton National Cemetery. "Literally thousands of people involved," said Keith Barnes, ...

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  18. Gall, Jeanette V.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Newark Advocate

    Jeanette V. Gall SEMINOLE, FL: Jeanette V. Gall, 96, of Seminole died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Tarpon Bayou Center. She was born in Grafton, W.Va.

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  19. Happy Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Insight News

    ... In 1908, Anna Jarvis was instrumental in arranging a service in the Andrew's Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia, which was attended by 407 children and their mothers. The church has now become the International Mother's Day ...

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  20. A glimpse of the value of Motherhood in the Sioux cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... vowed to finish her work. By 1908, Anna Jarvis persuaded her mother's minister at Andrew's Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia, to hold a Mother's Day celebration on May 9th, the anniversary of her mother's death. The initial celebration of ...

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