Blog Posts in January, 2015

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  • Drugged Driving - A Rising Epidemic in West Virginia
    Drugged Driving - A Rising Epidemic in West Virginia

    West Virginia has a drug problem. And Harrison County may be as bad as anywhere in the state. Police across the state have noticed one of the consequences of that drug problem – more and more people ...

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  • Do Not Drink and Drive - Take the Pledge and You Could Win $100
    Do Not Drink and Drive - Take the Pledge and You Could Win $100

    You want a statistic that will boggle your mind? How about this: On average, two out of every three people in the US will be involved in a drunk driving crash in their lifetime. That is almost ...

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  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect - Federal Inspections Show 1 in 3 Nursing Homes Abuse Patients
    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect - Federal Inspections Show 1 in 3 Nursing Homes Abuse Patients

    Nursing home abuse and neglect is a major problem. Many for-profit nursing homes are funded primarily by Medicaid and Medicare patients. To maximize profit margins, the nursing homes increase the ...

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  • Coal Mining Injuries and Deaths in WV
    Coal Mining Injuries and Deaths in WV

    Mining has always been a fundamental part of West Virginia’s economy. In fact, 43 of our 55 counties have mineable coal. Coal companies pay nearly $2 Billion in annual payroll in West Virginia alone. ...

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  • Trucking Industry Problems Admitted by NTSB
    Trucking Industry Problems Admitted by NTSB

    The National Transportation Safety Board has recognized the problems that exist with heavy trucks and truck fatalities in the United States. See ...

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  • Oil and Gas Injuries and Death in WV
    Oil and Gas Injuries and Death in WV

    There are a lot of oil and gas operations in West Virginia. Drilling rigs are running, and permits are being filed throughout our region. As discussed in http://www.eenews.net/stories/1059986375 , oil ...

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