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Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Milt Hankins: Will we be nicer to GOP president?

Republicans' and neocons' latest assault on President Obama appears to be that he is either unpatriotic or "does not love America."

 


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

City not using our tax dollars wisely

 


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Michael Martirano: Don't confuse standards, curriculum

Common sense is the key to effective decision making. This is true when it comes to the West Virginia Next Generation Standards. These standards guide the work of teachers as they help our children learn and thrive and prepare them for college and careers.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Current concealed weapon law offers protections

West Virginia lawmakers are moving toward taking a step back in public safety, and the reason for doing so isn't all that clear other than to further gain favor of the gun lobby.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: States need to reduce social worker turnover

With more than a quarter of the children in West Virginia, Kentucky and some areas of Ohio living in poverty, it is not surprising that the demands on social workers are high.

 


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Theater does not cater to elderly

Don't take an elderly parent to the theater at Pullman Square, unless you take an electric blanket. They won't turn the heat on in their theater unless you complain. Needed to wear a hat, scarf and gloves along with a coat. The manager needs to try and sit through a movie with no heat during the winter.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Muslim outcry over terrorism is missing

Civilized nations around the world are mourning the loss of 21 Egyptian Christians, ruthlessly murdered last week by the Islamic terrorist group, ISIS.

 


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Don Perdue: Proposal to test aid applicants for drugs a bad idea

"The democracy of today holds the liberty of one man to be absolutely nothing, when in conflict with another man's right of property."

 


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Sheriff's Office response lacking


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Diane Mufson: Giuliani's remarks about Obama make no sense

Politics is nasty business. Some folks say it is worse today than ever, but when we hear about historical political scandals such as Tammany Hall, the Tea Pot Dome and Watergate, it's clear that the word "politics" has earned negative sobriquets honestly.