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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
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• One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.• Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.• Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women.• Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.• Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,150 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 410 will die each year.

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By Shayne LooperMore Content NowFor months a company called A.R.M. has been calling our home phone. When we see their name on caller I.D., we let it ring. We’re fed up with calls from survey ­takers, fund­raisers and political haymakers.

Updated at 9:33 AM

President Barack Obama today will announce new climate change rules during an address to the United Nations Climate Summit. Obama will release an executive order that calls on federal groups to take into consideration climate change when creating...

Posted at 10:05 AM

Tom Cruise still might be one of the world's most famous movie stars, but his public profile has never...

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Helen (Hogue) McClain 73 of Ripley passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Ravenswood Village Healthcare following a long illness.

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Helen Louise Hutchinson, 93 of Sandyville, passed away September 18, 2014 at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, WV. She was born March 29, 1921 at Sandyville, the daughter of Ulysses Grant Palmer and Ida May Parsons. She was a...

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Charles W. Taylor. 84 of Ripley passed away September 18, 2014 at Hubbard House Hospice West following a long illness.

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RIPLEY – At the beginning of last week, the Ripley boys soccer team found themselves up one spot to #8 in the state soccer rankings, and they played like it, dropping Spring Valley last Tuesday night and then blanking cross-county...

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HUNTINGTON – When Spring Valley quarterback Tyler Brown took the opening play of Friday night’s matchup with the Ripley Vikings for an 80 yard touchdown run, you could almost see it on the faces of the Viking players:...

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