The problem of drug addiction in West Virginia - and other parts of Appalachia, for that matter - is a moving target.
US needs more qualified leaders
High on congressional Republicans' priority list for 2015 has been passing a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline's completion from the Canadian border down through the plains states to Louisiana and Texas, on behalf of the Canadian oil company, TransCanada. Bad idea.
NYPD places blame on wrong person
Police body cameras seem to offer a simple solution to concerns about law enforcement performance and accountability.
Research could help animal shelter
More than 50 years have now passed since the nation's surgeon general issued a report that for the first time linked smoking to lung cancer and other deadly diseases.
It didn't get much attention at the time, but the elections last November did more than give Republicans a majority in the U.S. Senate. Voters also added to the ranks of people on both sides of Capitol Hill who believe members of Congress should serve a limited number of terms.
A convergence of dreams occurred Monday at an abandoned residential building at 1355 Charleston Ave. in Huntington.
West Virginia's young people need more education, not less. But a recent report from the state's Higher Education Policy Commission shows the percentage of students going to college is dropping, not rising.