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Former Member of Legislature Dies

Thais Blatnik
Amy Shuler Goodwin

 A former member of the West Virginia Legislature has died.  Thais Blatnick of Wheeling was 96.

Blatnik served in the West Virginia Senate from 1977-78 and 1980-1986. She served in the House of Delegates from 1989-1996.

The State Journal reports Blatnick, Democrat, was known for working to help children and fighting for women’s rights. 

Funeral services will be held Friday in Wheeling. 

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