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Sep. 25, 2014 @ 06:54 AM

FDA's approval of powerful new drug should be reviewed

If officials with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration didn't grasp how illogical they acted last fall in approving a powerful new prescription drug, they received another reminder this week.


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs Up: New initiative takes aim at serious problem

One transformation already is underway at the corner of 9th Street and 6th Avenue in downtown Huntington. If things work out as hoped, many more could take place in the years to come.


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Jim Morgan: Listening to problems builds basis for solutions

This is one of a series of columns written by candidates in the Nov. 4 general election.


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Thumbs Down: Americans' civic literacy continues to decline

As we enter this election season, it would be nice to think most citizens have a grasp on how our government works. But surveys continue to show that too many Americans just don't have a clue. Here are a few findings released last week by the the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania:


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Diane W. Mufson: Common Core morphs into a donnybrook

American education has many problems. A primary issue is that we know it needs to be strengthened, but we are stymied as to how to improve it to everyone's satisfaction.


Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the people

I was so impressed by the recent story on TV on channels 3 and 13 about the young man found in the deep end of the pool unconscious. I loved that they praised those who helped and I especially loved that God was given the praise also.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 08:48 AM

Gallery: Bucks for Ducks

The Bucks for Ducks took place Saturday, Sept. 20 at Huntington High School.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 06:57 AM

Large majority see ISIS as threat to United States

Surveys show that 90 percent of Americans consider the Islamic State group, or ISIS, to be a threat to our homeland security as well as a threat to destabilize the entire Middle East, includ ing our close ally, Israel.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the People

I have resided near the 5th Street Interstate 64 exit for 32 years, so I am very familiar with the many traffic accidents on I-64 between this exit and the Hal Greer Boulevard exit, most of which occurred at the "crooked bridge" involving westbound traffic.


Sep. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Students relay vital message: Avoid distractions

Students associated with the Cabell County Substance Abuse Partnership have undertaken some important message campaigns in recent years, getting the word out about the risks associated with alcohol and substance abuse.