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Feb. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: More student-business connections needed

Too often young people are discouraged that they do not see more job opportunities, and businesses complain they struggle to find workers with the skills and the talent they need.


Feb. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

House Bill 2208 is irresponsible

A bill was introduced Jan. 22 that could take away the smoke-free regulations we curre ...


Feb. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Joanie Ward Smith: Volunteer group assists animal shelter

Finding loving and forever homes for abandoned and homeless dogs and cats in our area is the primary goal of Advocates Saving Adoptable Pets.


Feb. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Evan Jenkins: Laying out goals, communication links for 3rd Congressional District

As the new representative of the 3rd Congressional District of West Virginia, I am honored to serve our great state and bring the values and concerns of hardworking West Virginians to Congress.


Feb. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Chris Hamilton: Obama ignores reality in his State of Union speech

Watching President Obama's recent State of the Union speech, I found myself wanting to move to whatever country he was talking about it sure wasn't the United States.


Jan. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: State makes solid strides in handling concussions

An analysis of state laws passed in the wake of a concerted effort by the National Football League to help protect youth from concussions shows that many of those statutes fall short of hitting the mark the NFL sought.


Jan. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: History bill goes in wrong direction

West Virginia needs to improve student performance in its public schools, and many of those elected to the legislature have pledged to do that.


Jan. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Renew annual MU-WVU game


Jan. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Milt Hankins: Pipeline's risks outweigh the benefits from jobs

The State of the Union message reminded me that, after all I'd heard, I knew almost nothing about the Keystone pipeline. I understood, generally speaking, Democrats are against it, and Republicans are for it. So, I did some research.


Jan. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: New collaboration on health a worthy move

A high percentage of people in the Huntington region - just like much of Appalachia - suffer from a wide range of health issues.