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Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Natalie Tennant: Doing right by West Virginians will guide votes

This is one in a series of columns written by candidate in May primary elections.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs Down: Dry conditions require extra care in spring burning

Smokey Bear has it right when he says "Only you can prevent forest fires." Unfortunately, not enough people seem to be listening to the iconic symbol for outdoors fire safety.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Diane W. Mufson: Learning new things never goes out of style

A few years ago, I clipped a newspaper article from of the New York Times about a college sophomore, Jeremy Gleick, whose goal was to learn something about a new subject every day. The article, "Renaissance Man," by Diana Kapp, seemed to promote a great concept.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the people

Much has been said about Evan Jenkins and his decision to switch parties. I switched parties, too, and for good reason. When I saw the Democratic party leaders in Washington all lining up to support President Obama's War on Coal and a health care plan that hurts hard-working Americans, I felt uneasy.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs Up: Food hub momentum continues into 2014

As you sit down for lunch or dinner, take a guess at how many miles the food on your table traveled to reach your plate.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

John Patrick Grace: Some gays unhappy with their sexual lifestyle

It's an unpopular topic: Gay people who want out of the gay life. Hardly anyone in the mainstream media wants to write about it. And yet, it's a reality.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Water-safety rules warrant full review by all

West Virginia lawmakers spent many hours during the past winter's session working on a new law that aims to prevent the kind of chemical leak in January that interrupted water service for several days in a nine-county area in and around Charleston.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Freddie Hayes Jr.: Taxes, jobs, safety among top issues

This is one of a series of columns written by candidates in May primary elections.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the people

The next time you are driving in your car, count the number of people talking on a cell phone.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 07:06 AM

Voice of the people

We need to focus more on living the right way