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Todd Burge Offers Two New Releases Nov. 16

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Last year, West Virginia singer-songwriter Todd Burge received a message from from Randall Arlett, the former owner of the now-defunct California-based label, Hardway Records. Some 30 years ago, the label had signed Burge while he was still an undergraduate student at West Virginia University, financing his recording of a full-length LP that was never actually… Read More

OU Tango Club Growing in Popularity

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The tango is a two person dance with origins dating back to the 1880s, having been born in the brothels and bars of ports along South America’s Rive Plate, near the border between Uruguay and Argentina. A romantic hybrid of the African Candombe, Spanish-Cuban Habanera, and Argentinian Milonga with the German Waltz, Polish Mazurka, Czech Polka,… Read More

The Doctor And The Epidemic: Three Years At Ground Zero Of The Opioid Crisis

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When Dr. Rahul Gupta started work as West Virginia’s chief health officer his state was already ground zero for the opioid epidemic, with some of the nation’s highest rates of addiction and overdose fatalities. That was 2015, and 735 state residents died from overdoses that year. Preliminary data for 2017 show there were 1,011 overdose deaths… Read More

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Wood County GOP Chooses Replacement for Deceased Delegate

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Republicans have chosen former House of Delegates member Tom Azinger to replace Frank Deem on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. The appointment Thursday came a day after Deem, who was 90, died at a Parkersburg hospital. Wood County GOP Chairman Rob Cornelius told The Parkersburg News and Sentinel that the… Read More