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Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Pharmacists become more vigilant to reduce drug abuse

It's become evident over the past couple of decades that reducing the diversion of prescription drugs for non-medical uses requires a multi-pronged approach.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Milt Hankins: Changing moral standards are confusing

A significant number of Christians believe the moral fabric of our country is unraveling. These are folks who believe America was founded on Judeo-Christian principles, that our laws are extensions of the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:3-17). I believe, in reality, this is no longer true.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Give hope to those in drugs, crime

 


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

A few ideas for my presidential run

Now that people are starting to sign up for running for president of the United States in 2016, I thought I would throw in my hat as well.

 


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: State needs better solution on waiver program for kids

A West Virginia program has provided invaluable assistance to families with intellectually and developmentally disabled children.

 


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Common Core is nationalized education

Abe Lincoln once said, "The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next."

 


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Diane W. Mufson: Taxes small price to pay for living in US

Today is tax day, something that few American adults can forget. If you have a memory lapse, the Internal Revenue Service will help you out. But I, and most everyone I know, dislike paying taxes.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Never forget the Jewish Holocaust

One of the saddest and "back to the dark ages" movements in today's times are the evil efforts by prejudicial groups and individuals to deny the existence of the Jewish Holocaust, one of the most shameful and repugnant pages of human history.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: VA hospital shows gains in cutting wait times

A new analysis of how quickly VA medical centers across the country are seeing patients shows overall that not much progress has been made since a year ago, when it was learned that many veterans had to wait 30 days or more for appointments to see doctors.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Daniel Burnett: Lincoln's legacy fading from memory

It was 1862 in war-weary Washington.

The Emancipation Proclamation, an executive order to free all slaves in areas still in rebellion, was not yet in effect. The U.S. had already suffered what still remains the bloodiest day in American military history - the Battle of Antietam. And from the U.S. Capitol, the Secretary of the Senate read aloud President Abraham Lincoln's Second Annual Message to Congress.