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Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Nick Joe Rahall: Teamwork, experience will fuel job growth

This is one of a series of columns written by candidates in the May primary elections.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs Down: Kentucky should pursue action on heroin, treatment

During its recently concluded session, the Kentucky Legislature apparently intended to move forward on a bill aimed at addressing a part of the serious substance abuse problem in the state. Even though the Senate passed the legislation in January, the House never got around to voting on the measure despite efforts to act on the last day of the session.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs Up: DMV starts to close the gap in online world

The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles has been behind the curve regarding what it allows residents to do via the Internet. But, finally, there are tangible signs that the DMV is trying to catch up.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People

A lawsuit alleges that the movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" was financed by nefarious investors in the Middle East. Detractors of America are lined up to defame us and simmer us in our own greed.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Guns discovered at airport checkpoints on the rise

Some readers may have been surprised to read that a loaded .32-caliber handgun was confiscated from a woman's carry-on luggage at Tri-State Airport in Ceredo this week.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Milt Hankins: Most findings show climate change real

Truthfully, I'd never given much thought to global warming or climate change. I was aware of Al Gore's work on the subject and, I admit, this March wasn't what I considered a "normal" March.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People

I would like to make a correction to a letter from a writer ranting about "Country Roads" becoming our official state song. The writer seems to be confused about the location of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah River.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Opal Sanders: Fairness, training are key for a magistrate

Editor's note: This is one of a series of columns written by candidates in May primary elections.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Legalization trend shouldn't mask marijuana dangers

The nation's growing movement to legalize marijuana for medical or recreational use is no doubt sending the message to many that the substance is harmless.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Rhonda Smalley: Experience as an educator will benefit board

Editor's note: This is one of a series of columns written by candidates in May primary elections.