Both of this state's nominees for a six-year term in the U.S. Senate -- current 2nd District Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican, and current Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, a Democrat -- are women.
This summer's voter registration numbers deliver two strong messages for West Virginia.
My wife attended Marshall University. She visits her family and friends, and I accompany her if my schedule allows. Trips to West Virginia are enjoyable, having never lived there. This July 4th was a "fast track lesson" of West Virginia politics. Congressman Nick Rahall, Evan Jenkins and Americans for Prosperity formed an intriguing topic.
It's time to face reality: Using advanced coal combustion technologies and nuclear power to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from the production of electricity should be a no-brainer.
I want to applaud Mayor Williams, the Sanitary Board and City Council for their efforts to cure the flooding problems of Huntington.
Throughout life I've learned the hard way that an apology resolves much.
Drug addiction is a complex problem in the Tri-State and across the country.
Maybe Ohio should legalize the sale of marijuana. Anyone wishing to purchase it must sign a paper promising not to use it in Ohio.
A recent government report gauging to what extent our nation's youth engage in risky behaviors turned up a positive trend in at least one regard. Fewer high school students are smoking cigarettes.
Recently, after my healthcare provider took an EKG, I was admitted to a local hospital. Since I'd had open-heart surgery and numerous cardiovascular issues, she made the right decision.