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Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: More marketing money should boost tourism

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.

 


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Stephanie Heck: Religious exemptions aren't proper in secular laws

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.

 


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Obama's actions expose his convictions

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.

 


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Letters recall quote from famous writer

 


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: Just to be clear: Officials should be paid up on taxes

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.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: College leaders' attitudes regarding assaults troubling

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.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Diane W. Mufson: Time for US to be more racially tolerant

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.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

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.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Jaye Toler: Students pitch in for Ronald McDonald House

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.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

John Patrick Grace: W.Va. has its own 'best of-worst of'

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.