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Jul. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Way cleared for companies to help block unwanted calls

Technology related to phones has made remarkable strides over the past couple of decades. An estimated 60 percent or so of Americans now have smart phones that are essentially mini-computers they can carry around all the time. Factoring in less sophisticated models, more than 90 percent have cellphones.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Milt Hankins: Several changes could make nation a better place to live

What a difference it would make if ...


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: W.Va. unemployment rate headed in wrong direction

West Virginia is accustomed to coming up on the wrong end of national rankings on health, education and income.

 


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Jul. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Lone wolf attacks in US will escalate

Last Thursday, five members of our military were viciously attacked by yet another Islamic extremist, this time on American soil. It should never have been allowed to happen.

 


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Pluto reminds us of greater picture

In the last few days, the NASA New Horizons spacecraft, after a near-decade journey, is in "eye-shot" of Pluto, some 4.6 billion miles from our earth. Pluto is our most distant planet (demoted in 2006 as a non-planet, a "dwarf," to much outcry). I grew up with nine planets in our solar system - hard to deal with just eight !


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: W.Va. must factor kids' needs into its priorities

The challenges faced by West Virginia have long been known, and most of us do not need a reminder about what they are.

 


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: Dangerous stretch of road deserves some attention

When Luther and Patricia Shaffer of Charleston were killed in a highway crash near Lesage earlier this month, it confirmed some residents' fears about that stretch of W.Va. 2.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Diane Mufson: Coal will not be state's future economic lifeblood

There are many traditional work patterns, but sometimes the world changes, making it necessary to re-evaluate familiar patterns. For West Virginia, coal has been a traditional livelihood for generations.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: Regatta rebuilding riverfront excitement

It is encouraging to see organizers of the Huntington Classic Regatta, which kicks off this weekend, rebuilding that excitement for this year's event. The most recent regatta incarnation is in its fifth year and will feature a carnival, food vendors, a petting zoo and live music and a new level of powerboat racing.