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Sunday Sit-Down: Bob Ney

September 4, 2011
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Ney: I took a job ... with Ellen Ratner at Talk Radio News Service, which I didn't originally want to do frankly, because when she first proposed it I didn't want back in any of the spotlight. ... She said I think you'll be good at analyzing news. I did that and then she and Howard Monroe approached me about WVLY, I did a talk radio show for about a year, I liked it ... but the thought of continuing and being locked five days a week into those hours wasn't the most enthusiastic venture for me. ... Now I do two things: I continue political analysis for Talk Radio News Service, call in to stations across the country ... and the second thing I do is I'm executive director of a brand new foundation called Mending Minds that utilizes meditation, particularly Tibetan meditation, not as a religion but as a proven scientific fact that meditation can help people with PTSD - our veterans are returning with terrible stress - and also substance abuse, using meditation in lieu of medication. I also babysit my granddaughter.

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