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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 29, 2015, Bluefield, West Virginia Pm fut a amp us saturday August 29, 2015 a-3 obituaries. Leave condolences online at death a Tommy a. Blankenship 66, of Hanover died thursday aug. 27,2015 at his residence. Blue Ridge funeral Homes of Beckley is in charge of arrangements. Obituaries Sig Eugene Price Bluefield Sig Eugene Price 77, of Bluefield we passed away wednes Day August 26, 2015 at Bluefield regional medical Center in Bluefield we. Born in Elbert we he was the son of Minnie Reynolds. He was a twelve year Veteran of the us army and later employed by Job Hunt As a truck Driver. Survivors include his wife Kathy Lynn Price of the Home sons Corey r. Price and Trey t. Harris of the Home Brothers Robert Neal Lillie of Michigan and William Neal Sherry of Charlotte no sister Lindsey Jerome of Bluefield a aunt Josie Williams of Ohio uncles Lemuel Reynolds of Florida and Paul Reynolds of Delaware sister in Law Victoria Barney of Bluefield we Brothers in Law Edward Phinazee of Bluefield we Robert w. Denard and Fiancee Laura of Pennsylvania and Richard d. Allison of Charleston we numerous nieces and nephews. Eugene will be cremated according to his wishes and burial will occur at a later Date. Amp Rodriguez funeral Home 276-945-2154 Francesco Frankie Rocchetti Crumpler a Francesco Frankie Rocchetti age 85, of Crumpler we passed away on Hie Day August 25, 2015 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born on september 21,1929 at Crumpler he was the son of the late Mariano and Maria Giuliani Rocchetti. He was a lifelong member of the sacred heart Catholic Church in Powhatan. He was a disabled Coal Miner and inventor to which he held 4 patents. He also ran for governor of West Virginia in 1996 and 2012. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 Sisters Eula Sardano and Itha Destefano 3 Brothers Abraham Pete and Samuel Rocchetti and 2 grandsons James Ellis Caldwell Iii and Scotti Alexander Cordle. Those left to cherish his memory Are his. Wife of 59 year Addie Lou Rocchetti of the Home 5 daughters Frances Lafferty and husband Larry of King George a Margie Cordle and husband Alex of Princeton we Teresa Rocchetti of Princeton we Beverley Rocchetti and Fiance Scott mask of Portsmouth a Angela Rocchetti of King George a 4 sons Michael Rocchetti and wife Elaine of Crumpler we Joseph Rocchetti of Crumpler we Louie Rocchetti of Bluefield we Perry Rocchetti and wife Brandi of Princeton we 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Brother Mosie Mike Rocchetti and wife Rosalie of Princeton we numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian burial will be on monday August 31, 2015 at 1 00 pm at the sacred heart Catholic Church in Powhatan with father Luis Anthony Tony Lascon officiating. Burial will follow at the Rocchetti family cemetery on Crumpler Mountain with friends and family serving As pallbearers. Friends May Call on sunday evening from 6 00-8 00 pm at the Cravens Shires funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell. Online condolences will be accepted at Ciao esp slain amp i fut it us emote. 304 589 3860 www.craven8hhires.com Tony Thompson Matoaka Tony Thompson 41, of Matoaka died wednesday August 26, 2015 at Coal City. Born february 2,1974 at Mullens he was the son of Shirley George Thompson of Lake Shawnee and the late Richard Thompsonsr. 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Associated press we Presa Assn copyright 2018 Bluefield deity Telegraph All rights reserved contents May not a disseminated without permission of the Bluefield daily Tala graph the daily Telegraph is not responsible Tor Advance payments mad to earners payments Tor More than one month should a mailed or delivered to the daily Telegraph business office mail delivery rates daily 8 sunday 1 year.$246 00 6 month .125,00 3 month. 63 10 in North. 2125 a loved his family very much. In addition to his tether he was preceded in death by one brother Christopher Thompson. In addition to his Mother survivors include his wife Tabitha Poff Thompson five children Tony Thompsonjr. And wife Courtney of Matoaka Morgan Robinson of Keystone Austin Thompson of Rock Ayden Brewer of Matoaka and Erie Brewer of Matoaka three Brothers Ronald Lyle and wife Barbara of Spanishburg Andy Thompson of Virginia and Richard Thompsonjr. And wife Vanessa of Rock and two Sisters Tammy Norris of Green Valley and Sandra Bailey and husband Rodney of Matoaka. Graveside services will be at 12 00 . Monday August 31, 2015 at Robert Bailey cemetery near Matoaka with pastor David Lee officiating. Those attending the service Are asked to meet at the cemetery. Online condolences May be sent to the family at . ®Ailco-1kirh funeral Home 304 425-8176 official announces Pentagon funding new High tech venture funerals funerals scheduled today include a Mary Louise Martin Glah 11 ., memorial service at Westminster presbyterian Church in Bluefield. A Shaheem Malik Martin i p a a p Mcconnell funeral Home Lac in Bluefield. A Virginia Bess Micheal la ., first United methodist Church in Princeton. Entombment will follow at Roselawn memorial gardens mausoleum Princeton. A or. Steven Blaine of Saile 2 ., George Vav Seaver Chapel of Seaver funeral Home in Princeton. Burial will follow at Roselawn memorial gardens Princeton. A Nora a. Payne 2 ., the Church of the lord Jesus in Narrows a. Burial will follow at Payne cemetery Narrows. A Rita Gail Wilburn Short i ., Greenview United methodist Church in Green Valley elsewhere. Survey generation log most irked by grammar slips new York apr its the lol generation that appears most annoyed by bad Gram mar and spelling slips Accord to a Survey by the site found in an online Harris poll done july 31 to aug. 4 that 80 percent of american adults 18 and older consider themselves Good spellers but they May be overestimating their abilities. The Survey of 2,052 people showed 71 percent responded that they often find spelling mistakes in correspondence from others. Among respondents 18 to 34, 74 percent said they were irked by such slips on social Media a More than any other ago group. A while wed assume they a be accustomed to seeing and using abbreviated speech and Lingo because they Are a tech Sawy generation we actually found that they have much higher standards a said Liz Mcmillan the site chief executive from the company a Headquarters in Oakland California. Women notice grammar and spelling mistakes More than men with 75 percent saying they often find errors in the wring of others. That a com pared to 66 percent of men who spot errors according to the Survey. Specifically what is the biggest Peeve typos on restaurant menus store is Pis and ads for 59 percent of respondents. But the most irksome set of Oft confused words at least to 46 percent of the surveys respondents was an old Standard a their they re and Mountain View Calif. Apr defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting Edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft. The High tech investment could Lead to wearable health monitors that could be built into military uniforms or used to assist the elderly. Or it could Foster thin bendable sensors that could be tucked into cracks or crevices on weapons ships or Bridges where Bulky wiring could never fit. The sensors could Telegraph structural problems or trigger repair alerts. Speaking to business leaders and others at nasal Sames research Center Carter acknowledged the challenges of improving ties with a tech Industry that is often wary distrustful and frustrated with the government. Because the two sides have different missions and different perspectives a sometimes we disagree. And i think that a Okay a he said. A addressing disagreements through partnership is better than not speaking at he told the Silicon Valley leaders that he is a there to under the new plan the Pentagon will provide $75 million and the Industry Academia and local government will contribute $96 million Over five years to a newly created High tech innovation Institute. The consortium called the flexible hybrid electronic Institute will be led by California based flex tech Alliance and be made up of 162 companies universities and other groups. Carter Laid out the details in his speech Friday in californians Silicon Valley. This is Carters second trip to the technology Hub in four months As he works to get a a a the High tech investment could Lead to wearable health monitors that could be built into military uniforms or used to assist the elderly. The defense department to increasingly tap into the regions High tech expertise and workforce. A Given what we be already done there a truly a limit to what we can achieve together a said Carter. A a that a Why in be been pushing the Pentagon to think outside our five sided Box and invest in innovation Here in Silicon Valley and in tech communities across the he said the flexible electronics have enormous potential for the military even though a we done to know All the applications this new technology will make possible a that a the remarkable thing about but he pointed to the potential to give wounded warriors smart prosthetics that could have the full flexibility of human skin or commercial applications that could improve diagnostic x rays to make breast cancer tests More accurate and less painful during his first trip to Silicon Valley in april Carter launched a new program called defense innovation unit experimental aimed at scouting out promising emerging technologies and beefing up the Pentagon a ability to work with High tech firms. Later on Friday he will visit the units new office. One of Carters much repeated goals is to build better relations with High tech Industry in order to better equip the military Force of the future. According to a senior defense official using such partnerships allows the department to pursue technologies it might not otherwise be Able to invest in. And officials Are making a strategic bet that the innovations new Epa water rules take effect in some states Washington apr new Federal rules to protect smaller streams tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday a but Only in some states. A Federal court ruling thursday hours before the rules were to go into effect blocked the regulations in 13 states. Those states had sued the environmental Protection Agency and the . Army corps of f2ngineers, arguing that the rules Are Federal overreach and could he costly and confusing for landowners. The government says the new rules will help protect the nations Waters from pollution and development and safeguard drinking water for 117 million americans. Things to know about the new rules and court action blocking them a a a Epa says rules Are needed the regulations issued by the environmental Protection Agency and the . Army corps of engineers in May to clarify which smaller Waterways fall under fed eral Protection after two supreme court rulings left the reach of the clean water act Uncertain. Those decisions in 2001 and 2006 left 60 percent of the nations streams and millions of acres of wetlands without Clear Federal Protection according to Epa causing confusion for landowners and government officials. The new rules would Force a permitting process Only if a business or landowner took Steps that would pollute or destroy the affected Waters a those with a a direct and significant connection to larger bodies of water downstream that Are already protected. For example that could include tributaries that show evidence of flowing water. A a a a states Farmers say they Arentt despite the Epan Assur ances. Opponents fear a steady uptick in Federal regulation of every Stream and ditch on Rural lands. More than half of states have sued the Epa in Hopes of delaying or blocking the Rule. State officials from Georgia to new Mexico to Wisconsin have suggested the regulations could be harmful to Farmers and landowners who might have to pay for extra permits or redesign their property to manage Small bodies of water on their private land. The Federal ruling thursday was in North Dakota where officials from that state and 12 others argued the new guidelines Are Overly Broad and infringe on their sovereignty. . District judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo agreed that they might have a Case issuing a temporary injunction. The Epa said after the ruling that it would not implement the new rules in those 13 states a Alaska Arizona Arkansas Colorado Idaho Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada new Mexico North Dakota South Dakota and Wyoming. Several other lawsuits remain from other states and also from farm and business groups. A a Epa says criticism is overblown defending the Rule in North Dakota the government argued in court that the new Rule clarifies some of the ambiguity in the Law and actually makes it easier for the states to manage some Waterways. Government lawyers said during a hearing in Fargo last week that North Dakota a objection wrongly assumes some bodies of water will be affected they also argued that the state is already going through some of the permitting procedures they re complaining about. Since the rules were originally proposed last year the Epa has been working to Clear up some misconceptions like some critics assertions that average backyard puddles would be regulated that Spring from the projects would also have commercial uses. The official was not authorized to discuss the Issue prior to Public release so spoke on condition of anonymity. A for those interested in foreign policy and National Security there Are lots of interesting challenges and problems to work on a said Carter in another speech excerpt. A and that a also True for those interested in technology. But the intersection of the two is an Opportunity Rich Environ according to the Pentagon flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing is an innovative process at the intersection of the electronics Indus try and the High precision printing Industry. It can create Light weight sensors that can conform to the curves of the human body or stretch across the Structure of an object. The winning consortium includes major companies like Apple United technologies and Hewlett Packard with others that can embed these flexible Bend Able electronics into every thing from medical devices to supersonic jets. This project is the seventh such private Public partner ship to be announced by the Obama administration. Six Are led by the defense. Department and this one will be managed by the air Force research Laboratory. Earlier this month vice president Joe Biden unveiled one focused on photonic research in Rochester n y., while others included a 3d printing technology Hub in Youngstown Ohio and an advanced materials Center in Knoxville Tennessee Biden office said. What a in a billion Facebook users hit Milestone in one Day new York apr you. Your mom your grandma and elementary school buddy Lawrence might have been some of the billion people who logged in to Facebook on monday a the first time that has happened in a single Day. That a right one billion peo pie or one seventh of the Earth a population. It was a big symbolic mile Stone for the worlds biggest online social network which boasts nearly 1.5 billion users who log in at least once a month Cox Mark Zuckerberg mar ked the Occa Sion with a f Aee Book Mist most of the billion people who logged in on monday were outside the . And Canada of Facebook a Over All users More than 83 per cent come from other coun tries. This is also where Facebook next billions of users will Likely come from As it grows. Drone zooms by Monk relaxing atop wind Turbine Portsmouth . Apr a Benedictine Monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding Solitude is no easy feat even 175 feet ii the air. Brother Joseph Byron was recently relaxing atop the Portsmouth Abbey schools wind Turbine a As he often does a when a drone zoomed in. Video taken by the drone owned by a californian on vacation shows Byron sprawled across the turbines Flat surface with views of Narragansett Bay in the background the footage was posted online this we Eek he says he found the drone interesting at first but was annoyed after it a Ltd med by a second time

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