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May. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Hankins wrong about blacks, police

I seldom read Mr. Hankins' articles because of his left wing, anti-Christian ideology. I did recently glance at his article on the Republican Party and his unbalanced observation of the Reagan presidency. Both were poor at best. However, his article last week citing the dangers blacks face with white police officers is one that has caused me to ask The Herald-Dispatch to send Mr. Hankins packing.


May. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Artisan Express is big hit in downtown

If the past weekend is any indication, Huntington's railroad-themed art project is going to be one of downtown's big summer attractions.

 


May. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

John Patrick Grace: Recent discourse focuses on 'bad death'

Hell popped into the news recently via remarks by two rather well-known personalities, Ron Reagan, a son of President Ronald Reagan, and Pope Francis.


May. 18, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Low voter turnout puts power in the hands of a few

The 2014 midterm elections will be remembered for creating a new balance of power in Washington.


May. 18, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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May. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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May. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Babies' plight illustrates urgency of drug crisis

As people in the Huntington area wrestle with ways to curb the drug epidemic that has killed so many over the last decade, a stark reminder about the problem's pervasiveness and widespread effects resurfaced recently. It had to do with the impact on newborns exposed to harmful substances while in their mothers' wombs and the lasting consequences that exposure can have on their lives.

 


May. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Isaac Sponaugle: Forced pooling undercuts land owners' private property rights

The Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides, among other things, that no person may be deprived of "property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation."

 


May. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Job creation is top issue for 2016 gubernatorial race

November 2016 is 18 months away, but the race to become the next governor of West Virginia is already underway.

This week, billionaire businessman Jim Justice joined state Sen. Jeff Kessler as a declared candidate for the Democratic nomination. State Senate President Bill Cole, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and U.S. Rep. David McKinley are all exploring a run for the Republican nomination.


May. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Class-act athlete will be missed

Rarely has someone so prominent in our community passed on with so little attention. Most likely it's due to his quiet demeanor. I'm speaking, of course, of "Corky" Perry, who was a lifetime runner and a symbol of fitness.