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Oct. 21, 2014 @ 12:09 AM

John Patrick Grace: Ebola, ISIS bedevil America as elections near

As our midterm elections approach, we face two major international scares:  the Ebola virus and the recruiting and ravaging land grabs of the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 12:08 AM

Editorial: Rahall remains the best choice to represent state’s 3rd District

The Herald-Dispatch has endorsed Nick Rahall for Congress 18 times over the past four decades.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Christopher Swindell: Candidates who 'tear down' shouldn't be rewarded

Recently, I heard a spot-on summation of the state of politics in the country - from a savvy Steve Williams, Huntington mayor. "Disruption." How perfect. Steve correctly asserts people who run for office should be evaluated based on whether disruption is their modus operandi.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Good field of candidates strive for positions in W.Va. legislature

Cabell and Wayne counties have a busy ballot of state legislative races for voters to consider over the next few weeks. ...

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 07:18 PM

Voice of the People

'Sarah Nott's Law' needs passed

Can you imagine how it feels to lose a child? I can. I lost my daughter, Sarah, in an a ...

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 11:28 PM

Tom Miller: Some counties slow in issuing same-sex licenses

West Virginia's efforts to accept the Legislature's action to declare that same-sex marriages can now be legally authori ...

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Voice of the People

In terms of religion, mind your manners

On Sunday, Aug. 31, someone wrote that God was the "invisible man in the sky." ...

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Editorial: Capito best choice for U.S. Senate

West Virginia's U.S. Senate race this year will have an historic outcome no matter who wins.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Election letters deadline

Letters related to candidates or issues in the Nov. 4 general election must be received by Tuesday, Oct. 21, in order to ...

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 08:23 PM

Voice of the People

Look objectively at the candidates

There is an important election coming, and people of West Virginia need to make good ...