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Jul. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: New projects keep downtown momentum going

Pullman Square has done much to help revitalize downtown Huntington.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs up: Child obesity levels hold steady in W.Va.

One of the early signals that West Virginia was developing a child obesity problem came from the work of Huntington native Dr. William A. Neal. For the past 16 years, Neal has been checking the weight and health of elementary school students in the state through the West Virginia University School of Medicine's CARDIAC Project.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs down: Caffeine in form of powder poses new diet danger

The death of a Ohio high school student in May is drawing attention to a new drug-like danger -- powdered caffeine.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the people -- Wednesday, July 23

I see in the paper that the director of the Huntington-Cabell-Wayne Animal Control Shelter has been let go because the shelter's board wants to go in a "different direction." What direction?


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Diane W. Mufson: Don't let khat become the next drug scourge

Some years ago, in my effort to use the letter Q in Scrabble and Words with Friends, I was introduced to the useful word khat, which can be written qat. But this word, once a drug used only in faraway lands, is now coming to places closer to home.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the people

Someone has made Huntington, Charleston and other Tri-State towns very major drug stops for the past several years. Look at all the fires Huntington experienced the past two years. Also drug dealers look at Marshall University's campus as a melting pot for fast money.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Despite stronger budget, city still faces challenges

For far more years than not over the past decade-and-a-half, Huntington has fit into the mold of what observers call a "financially strapped city."


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

John Patrick Grace: Catholics, Protestants seem to be closing gaps

Is the end of four-plus centuries of divisiveness between Protestants and Catholics on the horizon?


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Board finds logical changes to Huntington's city charter

Members of the city of Huntington's charter review board and Mayor Steve Williams are heading down a proper path by striving to have the city's charter better reflect reality.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People -- Monday, July 21

In response to a recent letter saying Congressman Nick Rahall owes the state an apology, I say Rep. Rahall represents coal country. To suggest that he is in any way supportive of the president's proposals that impact coal is absurd.