Thanks to action in the recently concluded session of the West Virginia legislature, the Mountain State has been put in a better position to attract more tourism dollars.
It seems that many currently sitting members of the West Virginia Legislature advocate "religious exemptions" in civil rights laws, in immunization laws and several other laws. I oppose such exemptions.
In their first Oval Office meeting in 2009, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and agreed to do everything possible to keep Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.
Letters recall quote from famous writer
A key aspect of next year's budget approved by the Huntington City Council on Monday involves a stepped-up effort to collect unpaid fees and taxes owed the city. The plan put forth by Mayor Steve Williams is that the hiring of two people focused on gathering those unpaid obligations will boost city revenues by $650,000.
Concerns about how colleges and universities are handling the growing problem of sexual assault on campus have prompted federal legislative proposals and some state-level action, too.
Although many people prefer to keep things exactly as they are, life forces most of us to face a world full of changes. Some adaptations are not as difficult as predicted; other times, it is precisely the opposite.
Netanyahu speech just warmongering
Accepting the GOP invitation to speak without the courtesy of informing the White House is disrespectful, not only to the president, but to the nation that has backed Israel from its inception. Mr. Netanyahu's warmongering speech aimed to torpedo all deals with Iran but war.
Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" for families with seriously ill children children battling cancer, born prematurely, injured in car accidents, drug-addicted newborns being adopted.
Charles Dickens' "Tale of Two Cities" opens with a line that's become a classic: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." The line may have some resonance with West Virginia's evolution into the 21st century and its current struggles and triumphs.