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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.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Diane Mufson: Holiday shopping requires realistic financial planning

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.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Donate to approved nonprofit group


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

John Patrick Grace: A resolution for 2015: Take care of your teeth

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:


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Paying jurors a fair wage would help


Dec. 15, 2014 @ 11:38 PM

Editorial: Help juvenile offenders get on the right track for life

A troubled young person's first brush with the law is a pivotal experience.


Dec. 15, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Proposal to aid drug-addicted babies worth a closer look

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.


Dec. 15, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Piped-in music not appreciated at MU sporting events


Dec. 14, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: New strategies needed for old housing stock

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.