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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Lawmakers should be proactive regarding powdered alcohol

The makers of a new alcohol product scheduled to hit the market sometime next year are touting its convenience as a bene ...


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Magic Makers helped to make fun memories

When I read the article about the closing of Magic Makers, I was reminded of t ...


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 06:50 AM

Voice of the people

Disregard politics: move US forward


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Kopp's leadership will be felt for years to come

Stephen Kopp changed the face of Marshall University and Huntington. As the news of his unexpected death spread Wednesday night, some friends and associates described him as a visionary, and he was that.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Milt Hankins: Can lame-duck president frame meaningful legacy?

The Republicans are sputtering about what they can and cannot do to put the chocks under President Obama.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Keep working to improve graduation rates

The Big Sandy Superstore Arena was full of excitement Sunday as about 450 Marshall University students received undergraduate and graduate degrees at Winter Commencement.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Senate report fans flames of hatred of US

The day after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, hundreds of American patriots gathered at Harris Riverfront Park to mourn the loss of innocent life. As we joined in prayer and song, there wasn't a dry eye in sight. We needed healing, and we needed answers.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Don't let nation put W.Va.'s lights out

 


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Gil White: Agency oversteps bounds on labor regulations

When he signed the bill raising the state minimum wage, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin knew "there may be some unintended consequences," but I don't think anyone thought it would be this bad:


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: States need to invest in tobacco prevention efforts

Tobacco products generate huge amounts of revenue for state governments.