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:
Tobacco products generate huge amounts of revenue for state governments.
Does anyone recall "Christmas Clubs" that were run by banks generations ago? For those too young to have such memories, the arrangement was that each week you deposited a small sum, often a dollar, and after Thanksgiving you received all your money back for your shopping spree. That scenario is so far removed from today's lifestyle that it seems implausible.
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Before we know it, we'll be hard upon New Year's resolution time. Here's one to chew on (literally) and perhaps decide to adopt for 2015:
Paying jurors a fair wage would help
A troubled young person's first brush with the law is a pivotal experience.
West Virginia officials' effort to deal with women who expose their children to drugs both before and after they are born is a complicated one that requires multiple approaches.
Piped-in music not appreciated at MU sporting events
Almost a third of the houses in Huntington were built in 1939 or earlier. Another 20 percent were built in the 1940s and 18 percent in the 1950s. Add them up, and about 70 percent of the city's housing stock is more than 50 years old.