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Apr. 21, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Jim Morgan: Listening, working for solutions reflect candidate's goals

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


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Boost for tourism marketing a good strategy

Shortly after the Jan. 9 chemical leak into the Elk River in Charleston happened, West Virginia officials made clear their concerns about what the incident might do to the state's tourism industry. The spill, which left about 300,000 people in the Kanawha Valley without drinkable tap water for days, made headlines across the country and beyond.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

C. Richard Cobb Sr.: Let's make Huntington, W.Va., shine

On Saturday, April 12, Huntington citizens were out around town participating in the City of Huntington's spring cleanup in conjunction with the "West Virginia -- Make It Shine" campaign.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Tom Miller: Manchin leaves open option of another run for governor

Even though there are some heated political campaigns already underway for West Virginia's 2014 primary and general election, the most interesting campaign news last week was the word from U. S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., that he may run for governor in 2016 when Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's second term is over.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People

There is a picture on my refrigerator of my grandmother, my grandfather, their sons and daughters and their husbands and wives, and grandchildren.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Rebecca Faye Smith Galli: Can spring's confidence inspire our own renewal?

Spring will be in full bloom soon (we hope!) as Easter announces this life-changing season of renewal, rebirth and reawakening.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Expanding pre-kindergarten worth investment

Cycles of poverty and poor health are a very costly proposition for West Virginia.


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.