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Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Private gun sales need more oversight

The case of a West Virginia man who killed four people on Dec. 1 offers an example of how background checks for prospective gun buyers aren't applied as broadly as they should be.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Act like mature adults, win or lose

 


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Broken promises caused election losses

Apparently honesty, integrity and the rule of law have little meaning for liberals. For they would have you believe these missing qualities in the Obama administration had nothing to do with the shellacking Democrats took in the November election.


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: Challenges with business, education good place to start

Republicans will control both houses of the West Virginia General Assembly in January, and early indications are that the state's business climate and education system will be top priorities for the new leadership.


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: Obeying restrictions could keep young drivers safe

West Virginia places restrictions on young drivers for good reason: They are inexperienced at handling a vehicle and they have much to learn. The idea behind the limits placed on teen drivers with instructional permits is to try to keep them safe while they become familiar with driving.


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Legalize medical marijuana in W.Va.

 


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Diane W Mufson: It's time to 'just do' immigration reform

This isn't the first time I've written about our nation's immigration conundrum. It's probably not the last, because this vital national issue is stuck in a time warp.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

John Patrick Grace: Ferguson replay: Outrage is warranted

Whatever your political persuasion, I invite you to join me in expressing outrage not too strong a word for the post-shooting scenarios that played out in Ferguson, Missouri, in the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last August. Ask yourself, please, how you would feel if the following happened to your errant teen (yes, let's admit Brown was a delinquent).


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

City, not feds, must take care of HFD


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Public's right to know undercut by some pension systems

It seems lawmakers and pension officials in some states, including Kentucky, have forgotten whom they work for. Apparently, they are in sore need of a reminder that they are employed to serve the public and, as such, how they conduct their business should be open to scrutiny by the public.