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Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Brandi Roisman: You can help museum fulfill its important role

As a volunteer for the Huntington Museum of Art, I have served on the Board of Trustees and helped the museum plan fundraisers such as the Museum Ball and the West Virginia Wine Classic.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Time has come to take down Confederate flag

During The Civil War, Southern forces marched under several different Confederate flags and many state flags.

Most Americans would not recognize most of them, and a couple might be mistaken for early versions of the Stars and Stripes. Today, they are relegated to history books and museums.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Sylvia Ridgeway: Hate, racism are learned and must be dealt with early

It has been a couple of weeks since the bizarre incident in Charleston, South Carolina, and what happened in this beautiful, historic city was meticulously calculated by a young man who used other recent incidents to justify his behavior.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

America needs to practice respect, tolerance for all

On Wednesday, June 17, we all learned about the horrific massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, during a Bible study session. Among the innocent victims was the noted Rev. Pinkney.


Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Carole Boster: Most fireworks should be left to the professionals

Due to lack of enforcement by previous administrations, use of illegal fireworks has escalated in Huntington as residents compete to see who can set off the loudest, most spectacular display. Fireworks manufacturers feed into this mindset as they attempt to produce more dangerous items than their competitors.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: Low bidder has to go to court to win project

The state of West Virginia too often has trouble in awarding contracts for work it wants done. Legislative auditors have uncovered several occasions in recent years where bids weren't sought according to state purchasing rules, including seeking competitive bids.


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: Agency takes right step on trans fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration didn't exactly shake up the food industry when it announced this month that companies have three years to stop using trans fats in their products. After all, food companies have been reducing their use over the last few years anyway.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Milt Hankins: Republican friends offer some good entertainment

My GOP friends give me a good guffaw. They say some of the strangest things which they believe are true.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Dirty needles present dangers for users, public

It is another unsavory byproduct of the rising heroin use in our area - dirty needles.