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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
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By Shayne LooperMore Content NowEvery branch of knowledge has its ongoing problems. Philosophy has the free-will problem, economics has the gambler’s fallacy, physics has the problem of why there are three space dimensions but only one time dimension. Sociology, mathematics, astronomy – they all have a proverbial thorn in their respective sides.

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A man at a police swearing-in ceremony in New Hope, Minnesota, pulled out a gun and shot two officers before several of the many police officers in attendance shot back and killed him. The two officers who were shot are expected to survive. The...

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Edsel Leo Morris, 91, of Ripley, passed away Friday afternoon, January 23, 2015 in Charlotte, NC where he had been living with his daughter, Sandy and her husband Stan Miller.

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Franklin E. Wine, 74, of Middle Fork of Reedy, West Virginia passed away January 24, 2015 at Eldercare of Ripley after a long illness.

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Robert "Bob" Franklin Knotts, 81, of Sissonville, WV, passed away January 21, 2015 in Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, WV, following an extended illness.

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JACKSON COUNTY - On January 31, the 2015 Relay for Life Kick Off will be held at Ripley High School in the Annex building.  The ‘Sweetheart of a Sale’ will begin at 9:00 a.m. and last until 2:00 p.m. There...

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RAVENSWOOD - Five-year-old Austin Nemecek loves superheroes. He loves them all, especially Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. That’s where the signature color (green) for "Team Austin" originated. "Team...

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RAVENSWOOD – Ravenswood’s Red Devilettes scored the final six points of the game Saturday night to hold off a determined upset bid in a physical basketbrawl by the Ripley Lady Vikings, 55-48, at the RvHS Physical Education...

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RAVENSWOOD – Evan Faulkner got his first look up close and personal at the Ripley-Ravenswood basketball rivalry last Friday.The rookie Ripley head boys coach took his Vikings into the Old Gymnasium for the first of two...

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Pete Carroll is friendly with reporters and is often seen smiling. His Seattle Seahawks players seem to say whatever they want when the microphone is on and have no problem trash-talking through the media.

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