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Jul. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Voice of the people


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Data underlines need for addiction efforts

The sharp uptick in drug overdoses and overdose deaths in the Huntington region early this year prompted a host of organizations and individuals to begin working full force on developing and implementing strategies to address the issue of addiction.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

John Patrick Grace: Questioning Jesus' existence is sheer madness

Inscribing her thoughts under a rubric I might label "Wishful Thinking for Atheists," Seattle-based psychologist and writer Valerie Tarico has posted a missive on a site known as "Alternet" alleging "5 Reasons to Suspect Jesus Never Existed."


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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LGBT youths need state's protection

"Straight Lives Matter." That should be your campaign slogan next term, Senator Capito. You helped destroy the Student Non-Discrimination Act, and I have one question: Why? The very name of this bill seems to fall in the light of protecting individuals from harm. It would have protected West Virginians from harm. Is that not your job? Who are you representing when you kill a bill that would help with the pandemic of bullying?


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Motorists should take extra care in work zones

Barreling down the highway at 70 miles per hour - or faster - is standard on the nation's interstate highways. But as most of us have experienced, bottlenecks on down the road often back up traffic quickly, and suddenly a motorist can find himself approaching a sea of red brake lights.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Jul. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Bryan J. Hoylman: Prevailing wage rates amount to robbing taxpayers

For many in West Virginia, the recent spat over the reform of prevailing wage laws has created as much confusion as it has concern. Organized labor unions came to the West Virginia Capital in droves to protest any changes to our state's prevailing wage laws that, they claimed, would "cut workers' wages." Now they are standing strongly behind the newly proposed methodology, and are waging a public affairs offensive to ensure that taxpayers are unaware of what this process was actually intended to do, which is to determine a true prevailing wage.


Jul. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Chris Swindell: Don't get caught up in faux outrage at Supreme Court

Many conservatives are furious with the Supreme Court decisions that affirmed the Affordable Care Act and allowed people to marry no matter the gender.


Jul. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Area gets tragic reminder of flash flood dangers

Buzzing cellphones woke many Tri-State residents early Tuesday.


Jul. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Voice of the people