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Apr. 11, 2014 @ 11:58 PM

Voice of the People

In my opinion the Beautiful Baby Contest had nothing to do with the most beautiful baby.

Apr. 11, 2014 @ 11:55 PM

Dale Lee: State takes step toward competitive teacher pay

West Virginia lawmakers took some important steps for teachers during this year’s regular legislative session.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 11:33 PM

Milt Hankins: Is Yellowstone Park about to explode?

I suspect many readers have recently learned about the anticipated cataclysmic eruption in Yellowstone National Park.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 11:30 PM

Editorial: Beautification effort looks to build on momentum

Last year’s volunteer-driven beautification initiative to compete in a national contest proved to be a catalyst for a cleaner-looking, more colorful Huntington and a boost for community pride.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 11:27 PM

Voice of the People

Basketball players are winners in life

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Voice of the people

A recent letter in the paper talked about voting, or the right to vote on Sunday.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Mark Caserta: Leadership can make the US strong again

Liberals are strikingly one-dimensional in their thinking about how other nations perceive America's strength.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Editorial: Young families struggling with child care costs

At first blush, the rise in the number of stay-at-home moms might seem to be a return to more traditional values.

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 11:19 PM

Election opinions

The Herald-Dispatch will publish one guest column per candidate prior to May primary elections in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Columns submitted by candidates must be no more than 600 words and submitted via email (either in an attachment in Word format or in the body of the email) by Wednesday, April 16, to lessmith@herald-dispatch.com.

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Diane Mufson: W.Va. must alter views on education, immigration

It's hard to avoid seeing that West Virginia is again in the headlights of national negativity. For many of us, this state is a wonderful place to call home. Yet, there are problems that we can no longer ignore. To become economically vibrant, our state must make many changes, particularly our views about education and immigration.