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Martinsville, Virginia 24115
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Editorial: The power of racing

The roar of cars at the Martinsville Speedway is resonating throughout Henry County and Martinsville today.

It is the sound of power — horsepower and economic power.

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Editorial: Recipients deserved awards

The Chamber’s Partnership for Economic Growth (C-PEG) took the unusual step Thursday of presenting an award to an anonymous donor. But it was well deserved.

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Election letter deadline is today

The deadline for letters to the editor concerning the Nov. 4 election is 4 p.m. today.

Letters must be in the Bulletin newsroom by that time.

No election-related letters will be published after Sunday, Nov. 2.

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Letter: Sharon Brooks Hodge
Hodge supporting Martin, Teague

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, residents of Martinsville will have the honor and responsibility of filling two seats on the city council. Each of the five candidates would bring a unique talent to the table, and all would make a measurable contribution.

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Letter: James A. Crigger Sr.
Martin dedicated to improving city

I plan to use one of my votes for Tim Martin. Why? Because I have known Martin all his life. I watched him grow up to become the man he is today.

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Letter: Naomi Hodge-Muse
Several candidates get endorsements

Once again an election is upon us. Once again it is a mid-term, which brings us to the subject of voter turn out. Historically mid-term elections are marked by low voter turnout in poor and minority communities

There is a lot at risk this election.

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Letter: Dave Maddox
City advice on AMP deal is defended

I am dumbfounded by the views offered by city council candidate Ural Harris in the Martinsville Bulletin on Oct. 28. The interview states that, “Many times, he (Mr. Harris) has criticized council’s decision a few years ago to enter a 40-year contract to buy electricity from American Municipal Power (AMP) generating plant projects.”

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Letter: Barry Joyce
Cure for Obama virus

Patriots, with the attention on Ebola we have lost sight of a virus that emerged here in the U.S. in 2008. America was infected with the “Obama virus.” Ground zero was Southside Chicago and it quickly spread throughout the country and has mostly remained unchecked and allowed to mutate at an alarming rate.

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Letter: Guy Clifton
Vote for anything but Democrats

In my opinion, if people out there are giving President (Barack) Obama credit for helping the middle class, average workers, the poor, plus saving the world, I have to believe that they might have MSNBC News on the brain.

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