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The Eagles - Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and Timothy B. Schmit- to Perform at the Charleston Civic Center The Eagles are bringing their tri- umphant "Farewell I" tour to Charles- ton with a concert, at the Charleston Civic Center on Sunday, March 13th 2005. This marks the band's first appear- ance in Charleston in more than 10 years. The Eagles will be performing songs from their 30-year career in- cluding their current double Platinum CD, Eagles - The Very Best Of, that includes the Grammy-nominated single "'Hole in the World." Tickets will go on sale Saturday, December 4. Ticket prices are depending on seat- ing selection. The Eagles are currently on tour in release as a follow-up to their award winning "Hell Freezes Over" DVD. The DVD will include two songs the band has just debuted in concert, the Glenn Frey composition "No More Cloudy Days" and the Joe Walsh- penned "One Day at a Time." The Eagles - Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit - will be performing songs from their 30-year career including their current double Platinum CD, Eagles - The Very Best Of, that in- cludes the Grammy-nominated single "Hole in the World." The Eagles have performed more than 100 concerts since kicking of IRS officials Thursday. Dec. 9. 2004 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Page 9B Awards. Their Greatest Hits 1971- 1975, Hotel California, and Their The IRS issued a consurner alert today to help taxpayers Greatest Hits Volume 2 have sold 28, avoid potential piffalls when they donate their automobiles to 16, and 11 million albums, respec- charities. tively. The Eagles were inducted into In addition, as taxpayers plan their charitable giving, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in donors should understand the way that the American Jobs 1998. creation Act of 20Q4 will alter the rules for the contribution The Eagles have teamed up with of used motor vehicles, boats and planes after Dec. 31, 2004. iloveallaccess.com to offer the ulti- Next year, if the claimed value of the donated motor mate fan experience for the Charles- vehicle, boatorplaneexceeds$500andtheitemissoldbythe ton concert featuring a variety of VIP charitable organization, the taxpayer is limited to the gross ticket packages. Packages for the proceeds from the sale. March 13th concert will be available Under the new rules, the .charitable organization must Tuesday, November 30. For more provide an acknowledgement to the donor within 30 days of details go to www.eaglesband.com, the sale stating the amount of gross proceeds. Alternatively, Tickets will be available to the gen- if the charity significantly uses or materially improves the eral public starting on December4 at vehicles, the charity must certify this intended use and urge care for those making a car donation deduction for car donations because they don't itemize deductions on their personal tax return. For taxpayers, the decision to itemize is determined by whether their total itemized deductions are greater than the standard deduction (for 2004, the standard deduction will be $4,850 for single; $9300 for married filing jointly). Slightly more than one- third of the 130 million individual taxpayers itemized in 2001, the last year for which complete data is available. Calculate the Fair Market Value - The donor must take many factors into consideration to establish the value of the car. Many used-car buying guides contain step-by-step in- structions so that readers can make adjustments to the value of a car for accessories, mileage and other indicators of its general condition. Both Publication 526, Charitable Deduc- tions, and Publication 561, Determining the Value of Do- nated Property, provide detailed instructions. Both publica- Asia, Japan and Australia to SRO their "Farewell I" tour in May 2003. www.ticketmaster.com, at all duration and provide an acknowledgement to the donor tions can be found at I~,.gov audiences featuring five nights in The Eagles have sold more than 120 Ticketmaster outlets, and the Civic within30daysofthecontributiou.Ifthecharitysignificantly Deduct Only the Car s Fair Market Value - Some car Melbourne, Australia. The concerts million albums worldwide, earning Center Box Office, or Charge-By- uses or materially im_pro,_,ves the vehicle, generally, thedonor donation program operators have mistakenly claimed that arebeingtapedforanupcomingDVDfour#1U.S.singlesandfourGrammy Phone at 304-342,-5757. may deduct the vehicle s market value, dono~ can deduct the highest value listed in a used-car ...... Forlhe remainder of 2004, however, the new rules do not buyer s guide for their make and model of car, regardless of .... o , I, ,, I, . apply. Under the rules in effect for 2004, taxpayers will be the donated car s condition. The IRS, however, will only .%'#t'irld 1/)11"1 lrlli.h tar alrp.. trap. alr able to deduct the fair market value of the contributed allow a deduction for the fair market value of the car. Fair /" J " property, market value takes into account many factors, including the Raze crews in West Virginia rocently joined with Stand Stronger clean indoor air policies in both states would "Just because the rules will be. tightened for vehicles vehicle's condition. The fair market value of the taxpayer's Ohio teens to make the case for eliminating secondhand protect both sides of the river from the toxic effects of donated next y.e~ doesn'tme~, anyone should g!ve .a car to car may be substantially different ~ the highest value cigarette smoke at the Williamstown Bridge near secondhand smoke. Both counties currently allow for 25 charity and claim an lntlated value this year, said ~ hsted m a used-car buyer's guide for that make and model Parkersburg. ,, percent of seating in restaurants to be designated as a Commissioner Mark W. Everson. of car. " The event, called Raze the standard" pushed for stron- smoking section and ban smoking in certain other public I~ officials recommend that people who want to donate Document the Charitable Contribution Deduction - For gerrestrictions against secondhand smoke in WoodCounty, places such as enclosed malls, their vehicle by Dec. 31, 2004. .take. the following, steps', vehicle donations, taxpayers must document the cardonation .... West Virginia and Washington County, Ohio. The Raze Brainard said, "The only way to eliminate secondhand Check That the Organtzataon is Q.nahfi .ed - Taxpayers and Its fair .market value. Record.keeping requirements are group walks from the West Virginia side of the bridge, smoke exposure for the public and employees in,public should make ce.rtam that they contntmte mew car to an comprehenswe and vary depending on the amount of the which spans the Ohio River, while the STAND group facilities is to eliminate smoking in those venues, eligibleorganization;otherwise, theirdonationwillnotbetax contributionandthetotalamountofthecharitablededuction. started from the Ohio side-. They met in the middle at 2 Gus Nelson, a tobacco prevention specialist with the deductible. Taxpayers can use the lRS Web site to check that IRS Publication 526 details requirements for the types of p.m., and, following a demonstration on the bridge itself, West Virginia Department of Education, said the Raze an organization is qualified by searching Publication 78 at receipts taxpayers must obtain and the forms they must file. both groups walked to the Ohio side of the bridge and groups, called crews, wanted to do something about the www.irs.gov/bus_in[o/e.o/.eosearc&htral. Publication 78 is Contact State Charity and IRS Officials When in Doubt - l continued the rally at Don Dunn Stadium. problem, an annual, cumulative list ol most organizations that are Donors with questions about whether a contribution is de- 'This event began as a discussion in Ohio and West Many teens their age work in restaurants, where they qualified to receive deductible contributions. Publication 78 ductible should call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 or for TI~/ | Virginia on h,,ow we as communities can address second- are exposed to secondhand smoke,' Nelson said. "Raze is also available in many public libraries. In addition, taxpay- TDD help, call 1-800-829-4059. They can also find IRS |hand smoke, Carrie Brainard, West Virginia Regional teens have been successful in encouraging their peers to ers can call lRS Tax ExemptlGovemment Entities Customer forms and publications at the IRS Web site at http:// [ Tobacco Prevention Coalition Coordinator, said. "Both not start smoking; now they want,to ensure teens aren't Servlceat 1-877-829-5500.Besuretohave .the or .g,anization s www.irs.g, ov/bus_inf.o/eo/inde...,~html.Donorsconcernedthat | groups wanted to do something about this issue, and since being exposed at their workplace.' correct name and its headquarters location, ff possible, contributions are being ~lictted for fra.udulent purposes | we're just across the river, we combined efforts." Raze is West Virginia s teen-led anti-tobacco move- Churches, sy.nagogues, temples:mosques.andgovernments should contact the appropriate state chari~ official, who is 1 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention esti- merit that has helped cut high school smoking by 32 are not required to apply for this exempt.l.on m ..order to he often located m the state attorney general s office. A list of I mate that 65,000 nonsmokers in the U.S. die every year percent since 1999. It is funded by the West Virginia quahfied. They frequently are not hsted m .Pu.bhcatlon 78. state charity official offices can he found online at I from exposure to secondhand smoke-induced cancer and Department of Health and Human Resources. Stand is a Donations to these institutions are tax deductible. , www.nasconet.org, andalistofstateattorueysgeneral can he heart disease. " similar teen-led movement in Ohio. Itemize in Order to Benefit- Many taxpayers can t take a found at www.naag.org. i hildren Need Hel Durin Wine r ce ves Commission on C . P g ning report Ii I The F/u ........................ ........ [ over , ,now.w ,..o. to,ov,owooDlfficult Allergy Season [ v Whde other kids enjoyed summer L. Ron Hubbard's breakthrough re- ~u[a~,onsnon- [ sented the Commission on G rn- government structure and determine l at!onswl!hm.eirgranoparents, Ned search shows that pollutants and tox- [ ing in the 21st Century report from what changes could be made to make | dams was m me emergency room - ins are being stored in the fatty tissue | ~o~,,,,~'~'~ I Sen. Brooks McCabe, chairman,government run more efficiently and | !ace again fighting to breathe .For of the body for long p.enods of time, [ ~m;lar"to [ w~%a~nO~ated~ ~he:om~;ssemn, ef~.~eltl~:ked the com " " 1Neiltherewasnoposslbdttyofvlslt andthatthlshasaslgnlficanteffecton I ~eople inoculated in | . . . Y . ml.smon for I mg his grandparent's farm; he had our health-both physical and mental. [ ~ave some (~:) de? ] der, during his State of the State ad- its work and McCabe for his leader- [ asthma and a severe allergy to horses. "I tried everything with Nell, said | ~nat we can tmost I dress in January. He directed the corn- ship. The senator presented the report For children hke Nell, summer her Mrs | . " " " - . Adams. 'Traditional medicine, I ~gnt~n~o,, [ mission to study, among other issues, to,Wise after eight months of study/ I aids the beginning of yet another sea- homeopathy and chiropractic - noth- [ ~ncea~'n [ s.t~teg,c ways to.increase opportum Th!s is one of .Governor Wise s I SOn of sneezes, wheezes, and itches, mg helped him. Then I heard about [ with double pneumonia and pleuns~'nfluenza exoertspre- | ties and economic development and most slgmficant mmatives that hope- [Coupled with the unpleasant side ef- the program outlined in Clear Body | [Due to Ire size of the~~andernic [ alleviate financial burdens for court- fully will allow the state to fundamen- I fects from medicatiorrs~that~cost par- Clear Mind and it made so mucli I local Baptist Church~ not lony could occur [ tiesi:no~U[tic2tP~t~wlmsmesses m~lulYir~organizehowit~eP~vrate,,satthe IfI If Nell got near a horse,lae would As soon as she could, Mrs. Adams t"h~,~',~'~,~,~:!i ~ !h,;at~tt~mems~:eir~aibr;I create jobs and provide the most ef- torMci~'~s~d.,'~t~si~d~dgate. i are up in seconds. We would have to put Neil through the program detailed I ~~v~=~'v~ h,,_ [ fective services and programs, we way to the future." l~shhimhomeforahotshower, drugs, in the book. "Neil ,has not had an ] ~ce(squite [ . land rest.' said Neils m~her, Judy asthma attack since.' she said with I thOr gile. And that fra-[ West Vlr lma Fiber "-'lt'"(' nflCS [Adams. 'But Nell loved horses- he relief. "It's been three years since he [ ~e.t ms f r_0m_o_ur- [ g . , Iwished he could spend time on the did the program and almost all of his [ ~e:,~:~ ! " Tr lnln Pro ram far~y~dtliTr~qtoiliwdestwo earsold allwg~es have been reheved Bar Foundahon a g g I. - y , hile the program makes no medi- [ ~~!!r [ , : |[ne was already on allergy medication~ under the age of five and ItCal, saClaimS'carefullyandbalancedbenefitScombi.natlonVary docu.frm looks v,,_,,o,~,~oooo~,,,oat oals ~c~:Annunced;'~;~;~': land two inhalers. His breathing was person toperson, it has undergone 12 l~an~S:khe~t'E~YiT~ i;'Iii? !~ ii:~!!~,:a'O~:~:~il g ...w. : i.athe focus of theenhre famdy W,th ,ndependent scientific studies l~an e, t o.!hose [ ,asthmareachlngepldemtcpropo~lons ment, ngltssafetyandeffectlveness ::72 ~2!~ii:,l isanon-profitcorporationvoluntar- communications through a new part- in.c ildren ily organized by members of the West nership program announced recently |allergies affecting as many as 40 to 50 of moderate aerobic exercise, vitamin Vir,,inia State Bar " " I~ mdhonmtheU S , Ned ls not the only andmmeralsupplementat~on andre. |many people died during that year's ing down ever so persistently, and [ ;I'~eFoundation's u osesinclude, ~YecFm::nt Slate Commumty & lone who has been so affected termittent sauna to eliminate the tox but are not limited t~ ~h~e followin,,: FSC & 1 COy e~n _ I "Neil becamenervousandoutof ins from the body through sweating. [!_Pai~iBnu)~;/~a~men~Cu:et:yt~: ety:ntuail.ysuccu?blng:ur.fr?g.il"[ = C Pes e tBlairMont I~ionntrolat home and re,school, con- R.es.ul.ts from the program have in- [ ~tts=ano ,oomg ! To establish and promote the ad- gomery announced that Orbit Educa- [,,-ues .mrs. ,'~oa.ms. rns ~acners cludedtheabilitytothinkmoreclearly I ~'. ....... ~..~?_~_'2'_v.'...,~ I ministration of justice; tional Group Inc. and the colleoc wanted to put him on Ritahn and and ant = |~ " "ncrease in general happiness. I ~~'"t~ ~i [ To establish and support proerams have formed a partnership to deliver l[amily members had no patiencewith "After I completed the program, I [ ~~l~o'la: ] that will promote and enhance the the training. [ram. Ihadtoexplainthathewasjust was very anxious to see how I had | tory~n'-t want to buv into | public'sunderstandingofthelawand The pro~ram is designcd to rovide [r2actin.~ to the medication and then improved," said Neil. "I went to visit [ ~reventive drugs and [ the leeal system; the studen~ with necessary ~ Ils ,n b~now them the list of side effects!" my grandparents on their farm and [ ~.~sesome~ [ To research and publish reports re- begin a career in the telecommt~nicff- |. Accord!ng to a recent survey, 71 my grandma asked me to help her I ~~ ,,~,2.v~2 | lated to the law; tions, fiberoptic, voice date transmis- I rcent or teachers say they are see- saddle her horse." Nell had no ad- [ ~~h"o'~o~o[ I To relieve, aid and assist deserving sion, digital phone and voicemail in- |rag more children with health prob- verse reaction from the horse' and ] t~liaislife, and I membersofthe Bar who are ill, inca- tegration and electronic security alarm ile~s than ever before. Parents are quickly saddled up and joined his I ~~en he finally passed away-theyhad | pacitated or in need of help;industries. PUzzled because their children do not grandmother for a four-hour ride* To support any program or organi- The program will be offered at FSC i~mtorememberthingsasclearlyas 'When we came back, I washed Bethan- n._~__A__ zation whose operations are exclu- &TC'sCenterlorWorkforceEduca- y used to, and behavior roblems, down the h y r'~ut~=,:~u~ 1L " p " orses - something I had ..... "Dr Nelson i~ h,~;,,, ~ ..... ,~ ~,,, sively charitable, scientific, literary tion at 320 Adams St., Suite G01, in " I["_~eNelrs, arebecomingincreasingly never been able to do before," re- rece!ves International more than "decades"of~dedic"at'ion'to or educational; and :~:~ Fairmont. Ciasses are beginning now I[mmmon; membersNeil. Eaucation Award nromotim, international awareness Toownandmaintainafacilitytobe:-andstudentswillbeacceptedthrough " lal~_ccoramgto,Do.nsJ. Rapp, M.D.: Back at school that year, Nell's Bctt,:,ny college Professor of For- and cult~al understandin,, amon,, known as the West Virginia State Bar the end of December. lnterestedindi- |;,eamngspeclaustmtznvlronmental grades shot up and Mrs. Adamseign Lat,,,uages Dr Pauline R hioh school and colle"e ~u-'ent~ Center to house the activities, pro, viduals should call (304)367-4920 medicine, our environment is caus- sto d receivin " " ' ' " e ~ " ~' " I[:~ .... ppe g the constant calls Nelson, has received the 2004 Cyrus Go~lwin ~aid "~h,, ;~ nnt ,-~,h, ~. grams and services of the Bar. The program is on the West Virginia |[-gagrowmgnumnerofchildrento about his health and behavior. Neilis R Vance Award for International outstandin~,-schoTarana"teo~.",~,'~- For further information, cal the state-approvedlistofprogramswhich Oesic " , , = ,, ......,,... u. ..... 1~ k. It ts estimated that more than now an active 63' freshman in high Education in West Virginia Frenchlan-ua--e literatureandcivili State Bar at (304) 558-2456 or fax are ehg~ble for workforce training It40 million people have some sort of school who is getting good grades. "I Kay Goodwin West VirginiaCabi- zation but~ls~a'tir them at (30.;) 558-2467 funds env eless advocate for l! ironmental illness due to allergic was recently invited to learn to rope net Secretary or" Education and the study 'abroad and hi h schoo - l~.~'txicreactionstovarioussubstances calves and ride western with t~ 3 ,, ........... .~ ,. ...... , .... : . g . ] out i iii I IIIIlfll i I I II i Ii Iii I l,~n the environment time--t" - ........ i ~ ":~ " .,2.,~,~, v,.~=.,cu t.c ~twa~u to t.,r. reach programs mat provide youn,2 .M~ t--,,- !' -r.,_ . .- " . . _ na Ionm caurop ngcnamplon, Nelson durmgaceremonyand recep- West Vir~inians with a chance,,~ o~ ~" k ( !~=nealr, l,water,nOmesana saidNeil."Dreamsdoeometrueafter tionNov. 17, in Charleston. lnher periencetheworld.,, """" I/Famil. Foot Care/1 I:hhe~l:a~rsTaP~n/l:the~enW~tehoter~Ose0~n" all~ ..... :_, .... ; ..... i. ....prcsenta.t,on, Goodwtn said theDr. Nelson was presented a unique I ter the body the intensity ofe~ ~,-,i .... ~'~..~..~2,~_~2'~.~.',_"?_~oP_t~" ~ema.ny rro~essorwas setecteu trom Blenktr-designed glass decanter and I~ P-~-- ~, ..-- .1 ........E, taHllIUUt..Uiilplt;t~U, lt~lUt..l~-dfO~dly a dtstmgutshed group of nominees a$5 000 rize to be used to f rt l' , range trom mild to very severe Clear Mind b'" t o^. u..t.t.....~ ........... -, P u herhcr j, ~., ~u. =auuu,uu t,= representln h lzano stseconuar ~ s InhisbookClearBodvClearMi',i'~t ..... L . . . g - IX) Y o1"t2 rl." in the promotion of inlerna- \ ) W ~ t,k,~'" lit ~ - -------, visit www.cwarooaycwarmina.com, education from all parts of the state, tional education and understan.din,g. "-t k.~ 1 S . 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