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Apr. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Voice of the people


Apr. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: More needs to be done to block illegal robocalls

You may have gotten one of these phone calls recently: A casual sounding voice says "Hey, this is Sam, and I am calling to check on your credit card account." The caller promises that he has offers that could save you money with extremely low interest rates.

 


Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Evolving campaign strategies reduce transparency

Knowing the high-stakes nature of politics, it's not surprising that election campaign organizations try to push the limits to gain every advantage. Now, we're learning about some new strategies that could extend the boundaries even further, paving the way for big money to have even greater influence on elections.

 


Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Stephen B. Spoor: Have no doubt: Residents are opposed to annexation

The city of Milton announced its desire to annex an area of land that more than doubles its current size, grabs over 1,000 unwilling residents, and includes U.S. 60 to the Putnam County line. As property holders, our first question should be, "What does Milton offer me so that I shouldn't oppose this annexation?"

 


Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Cuts to waiver program would devastate families

This is directed to Gov. Tomblin:

I am writing to beg you to reconsider these devastating cuts that are being planned to the waiver program.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: 'Cracker' plants must remain atop state's priority list

West Virginia's hopes for capitalizing on its natural gas supplies suffered setbacks this week regarding the status of two possible "cracker" plants, which transform ethane from natural gas into ethylene for making plastics and resins in a variety of industries.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Voice of the people


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: W.Va. to host national Girl Scout Jamboree

The world-class, high adventure Scouting center in Fayette County will highlight West Virginia's "wild and wonderful" fun to a new audience this summer Girl Scouts.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

State needs to invest in energy research

International insurance executive and Huntington native Marty Becker sees great potential for our region and West Virginia.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Milt Hankins: GOP idol Reagan had share of troubles

Rhetoric heats up as Republicans zero in on Hillary Clinton. Candidates creep in with snide remarks about the one candidate who is remotely qualified to be president of the United States.