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Aug. 27, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs Up: Streamlining regulations could aid brewing industry

The growing popularity of craft beer was on full display in Huntington two weeks ago, when local organizers put together a Craft Beer Week celebration that culminated with the second annual Rails and Ales Craft Beer Festival on Aug. 16 at Heritage Station.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs Down: Fatality illustrates need to limit riding in cargo spaces

A recent traffic accident in Kentucky offers both the public and policy makers plenty to think about when it comes to safety procedures while traveling in vehicles.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People

Anyone with first-hand experience with the Affordable Care Act in West Virginia knows that the "common knowledge" that Shelley Moore Capito gives in her TV ad attacking "Obamacare" consists only of often-repeated myths.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Diane W. Mufson: Columnist raises crucial points on education

Most folks know I tend toward liberal views. But as I have told friends and critics, there are issues and times that conservatives make excellent sense.


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

John Patrick Grace: Upheaval in Ferguson evokes riots of mid-1960s

Ferguson, Missouri ... a throwback to the racial upheavals of the mid 1960s?


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: PSC finds right balance for letting chemical-spill probe to proceed

In determining what information the water company affected by the Jan. 9 chemical leak into the Elk River must turn over to regulators, West Virginia's Public Service Commission has hit upon a reasonable course.


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People

I applaud Mayor Steve Williams for standing up and fighting the drug epidemic which has engulfed our city. Huntington needed a leader to combat this epidemic, and Mayor Steve responded like a true hero.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People -- Monday, August 25

By all accounts, July 27, 2014, started out as a pretty normal day. But all of that changed when a call went out to 9ll that the historic Morris Building on the corner of Fourth Avenue and 9th Street was ablaze.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Military gear a balancing act for law enforcement

The images from Ferguson, Mo., over the past two weeks have been troubling on many levels.


Aug. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Education may be most critical issue for region

Business leaders from around the state will gather this week at The Greenbrier resort for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting.