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March 23, 2003: Private Jessica Lynch Captured by Iraqi Forces

On March 23, 2003, Private Jessica Lynch of Wirt County was captured by Iraqi forces. Soon, Lynch would be a household name throughout the nation.Two…

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After 47 Years Morgan County Man Awarded Purple Heart

Nearly 47 years after being injured in a land mine explosion in Vietnam, a West Virginia veteran has finally been awarded the Purple Heart.67 year old…

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