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May. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Voice of the people


May. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Blight needs bigger focus across state

Huntington was among the first West Virginia cities to recognize the region's unique problem with housing and blight.

 


May. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Diane W. Musfon: Free speech and liberty require more than bravery

Last month an opinion column carried in this newspaper and others, "True liberty - including free speech - requires bravery" by Walter E. Williams, presented interesting themes relating to free speech that didn't sound completely accurate.


May. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

John Patrick Grace: Surveying today's 'churchscape' can be dizzying

Let's say you've just become a new Christian. So what church or set of theologians or moral philosophers are you going to trust? "Just believe," they've been telling you. And you want to.


May. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Voice of the people


May. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Sick-leave payouts should follow the rules

Huntington City Council member Scott Caserta sparked a firestorm last week when he asked Cabell County's prosecutor to investigate whether a payout of nearly $34,000 to a former city police chief for accrued sick time violated a city ordinance.


May. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Less reliance on group homes for children a step forward

Earlier this year, West Virginia adopted a juvenile justice reform strategy aimed at trying to reduce the number of youth who run afoul of the law and provide better help for those who do.


May. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Fast food chains surely play a role in obesity epidemic

West Virginia's obesity rate is the highest in the United States at 31.5 percent. Obesity puts Americans at risk for a range of health problems. West Virginia is first in incidence of hypertension, second in diabetes and seventh in physical inactivity.


May. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

T. Hogan Haas: 2015 Picnic with the Pops aims to amaze

Summertime is almost here and it's time to start planning those summer events. Many of our events will center around families gatherings, church picnics and some have to go to those dreaded high school reunions.


May. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Shrinking cities bad trend for state

The U.S. Census Bureau this week listed 749 American cities that had populations of more than 50,000 in 2014.