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EXCHANGE-HOLOCAUST-EDUCATION

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Melinda Neely is striving to create lessons that will engage and promote students' understanding of Holocaust history.

Neely, a English and reading teacher at South Middle School, was one of 226 teachers nationwide selected to attend a Holocaust education conference this July at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. By Adranisha Stevens, The Journal.

EXCHANGE-RAIL-BIKE RIDES

CLAY, W.Va. — Volunteers are scrambling to assemble rail bikes and small passenger cars to keep pace with visitor demand to ride the rails of a 113-year-old railroad line severely damaged during the June 2016 floods. By Rick Steelhammer, Charleston Gazette-Mail.

In Brief:

NASA MATHEMATICIAN, from Institute, W.Va. — West Virginia State University has honored NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson with a bronze statue and scholarship dedication on the eve of her 100th birthday.

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