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Manchin and Tomblin Announce Additional Scientific Testing and Monitoring of Chemicals Spilled in Kanawha Valley

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced the coordination between federal and state agencies to conduct additional scientific testing of the chemicals spilled from the Freedom Industries plant on January 9, 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Toxicology Program, and NIH’s National Institute

THEIR VIEW: Why medical malpractice reform is off limits

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 9, 2009

NEW YORK -- Eliminating defensive medicine could save upwards of $200 billion in health-care costs annually, according to estimates by the American Medical Association and others. The cure is a reliable medical malpractice system that patients, doctors and the general public can trust.

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