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May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Old Main Corridor making steady progress

It was about 12 years ago that Huntington City Council first discussed a plan to revitalize 4th Avenue between Marshall University and downtown.

 


May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Baltimore mayor made bad decisions

Whatever happened to "taking responsibility for our actions"?

The mayor of Baltimore was elected to make decisions. That's her job. Unfortunately, those decisions were probably not her finest.


May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Islamic terrorism looms on our American soil

Last September, the Islamic group of terrorists known as ISIS called for a wave of random attacks to begin in the United States. Emboldened by a "weak at the knees" Obama administration, it was now time to advance their threat of terror into the most powerful nation in the West. There would be no greater victory than to die advancing the cause of the caliphate in America.

 


May. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: State makes progress for biking enthusiasts

West Virginia still has a steep hill to climb in terms of being one of the most bicycle-friendly states in the country, but it appears to be making some progress, according to new state-by-state rankings.


May. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Stephanie Heck: Public deserves answers in HPD officer's firing

A Huntington police officer has been recently fired for alleged illegal conduct. The voters of Huntington have no idea of what the policeman allegedly did, or why he allegedly did it. We the people of Huntington, are told that he is summarily fired, and we are not entitled to know who he is, because our leaders say so.


May. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Diane W. Mufson: Regional airport failure a missed opportunity

Back in 2000, shortly after I started writing for this newspaper, I became a firm supporter for a proposed regional airport midway between Huntington and Charleston. This appeared to be a viable way to increase industry and business in our area.


May. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

Supreme Court doesn't make laws

An Associated Press article ("Supreme Court to hear gay marriage arguments") in The Herald-Dispatch of April 28 contained this subtitle: "Justices to decide if same-sex marriage should be legal."


May. 12, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

John Patrick Grace: Here's more fodder for rules to live by

Bromides for business, school and life (maybe marriage, too):

A rolling stone gathers no moss. Keep your body moving - also your mind.


May. 12, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Help needed to save Dreamland pool

The anticipation of summer fun always fills the weeks leading up to Memorial Day.

But in recent years, late April and early May also have been marked by the annual struggle to open the region's few remaining public pools.


May. 12, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the people

City neglects 28th St., Norway area

I feel cheated! I pay all my taxes and fees the city of Huntington throws at me, just like everyone else. But yet, my neighborhood is in such disrepair it's pathetic!