The Herald-Dispatch Opinions RSS 2015-01-26T01:41:41-05:00 urn:uuid:1b4aaecd-a220-4476-a731-f1603094589d Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Voice of the People The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-26T00:01:01-05:00 <p> <strong>NYPD places blame on wrong person</strong></p> Editorial: Body cameras raise some thorny access issues The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-26T00:01:01-05:00 <p> Police body cameras seem to offer a simple solution to concerns about law enforcement performance and accountability.</p> Voice of the People The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-25T00:01:01-05:00 <p> <strong>Research could help animal shelter</strong></p> Editorial: Anti-smoking efforts in our region fall short The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-25T00:01:01-05:00 <p> More than 50 years have now passed since the nation&#39;s surgeon general issued a report that for the first time linked smoking to lung cancer and other deadly diseases.</p> Lee Hamilton: It will never be time for term limits on Congress The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-25T00:01:01-05:00 <p> It didn&#39;t get much attention at the time, but the elections last November did more than give Republicans a majority in the U.S. Senate. Voters also added to the ranks of people on both sides of Capitol Hill who believe members of Congress should serve a limited number of terms.</p> Thumbs up: Spruce-up project could give properties new life The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-24T00:01:01-05:00 <p> A convergence of dreams occurred Monday at an abandoned residential building at 1355 Charleston Ave. in Huntington.</p> Thumbs down: College-going rates continue to drop in W.Va. The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-24T00:01:01-05:00 <p> West Virginia&#39;s young people need more education, not less. But a recent report from the state&#39;s Higher Education Policy Commission shows the percentage of students going to college is dropping, not rising.</p> Voice of the People The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-24T00:01:01-05:00 <p> Board of Education needs a lesson</p> Milt Hankins: Distortions undercut freedom of speech The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-23T00:01:01-05:00 <p> Frankly, I am angered by the deceitful steps anti-Obama right-wingers take to discredit the President of the United States. My research shows they use misrepresentations of polite and appropriate behavior and quotations taken out of context from his books and speeches.</p> Voice of the People The Herald-Dispatch 2015-01-23T00:01:01-05:00 <p> Give more space for March for Life</p>