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Jan. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Utilities must do better maintenance


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Diane W. Mufson: 'Marshmallow study' still relevant today

If you were entering the field as a psychologist in the 1960s and 1970s, you knew about the famous marshmallow experiment. It had nothing to do with nutrition, but much to do with ability to delay gratification and self-control.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: Ohio introduces useful tool to combat metal theft

It seems only right that officials in Ohio do their share to help scrap metal dealers meet the requirements of a law aimed at deterring the theft of metal. The state has come up with a tool to do just that.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: Potential students could be missing out on financial aid

For most people thinking about furthering their education, paying for more schooling is a struggle. For them, finding sources of financial aid is crucial, and can make the difference in whether they actually decide to enroll in higher education.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Using local workers is best for W.Va.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

John Patrick Grace: Attack in Paris raises free-speech questions

Free Speech: License ... Limits Liabilities.

That's my idea for a seminar that Marshall (or any other) University might productively hold, with panelists whose expertise was in constitutional law, civil law, government studies, religion and perhaps sociology.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Exploring partnership for animal shelter worth doing

In what seems to be a never-ending quest to improve operations at the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control Shelter, the new chair of the shelter's board of directors is casting about for solutions presumably aimed at reducing the number of animals that are euthanized and increasing the ability to find new homes for more of the animals it takes in.


Jan. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Obama's community-college idea has merit

President Barack Obama is championing a concept that ought to be of interest to West Virginia leaders in education, government and the business world.


Jan. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Matt Boggs: Unity boosts efforts for addiction recovery

On December 12, 2014, more than 480 area residents were in attendance as television star Duane "Dog" Chapman took the stage to share his personal battles and how he experienced transformation.


Jan. 19, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the people

Dual failure in firefighter’s DUI