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Jun. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Supreme Court has become too political

As the highest court in the land, the Supreme Court of the United States has the responsibility of interpreting the law as it applies to all cases and controversies arising under the Constitution. Unfortunately, through the years, the court has succumbed to being government's ultimate political apparatus.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs Up: Tougher ordinance proposed for city's nuisance property

A property is not maintained or falls into disrepair, and it becomes a nuisance for the whole area. Overgrown yards become home to pests and eyesores for residents and visitors. Dilapidated structures create hazards for residents and neighbors alike. Abandoned buildings attract crime and illegal activity.

 


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs Down: Numbers just didn't add up for intercity bus service

Like virtually all public transit services, the commuter bus connecting Charleston and Huntington on weekdays doesn't pay its own way because revenues from fares simply aren't enough to cover the costs.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Diane W. Mufson: Court should take a lesson from Ireland

A few weeks ago Maury and I indulged in one of our favorite pastimes - travel. Our life experiences have convinced us that it truly helps to understand people from other countries and cultures when we can view their environment first-hand.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Jun. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Jun. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: E-recycling options continue to grow

New innovations in communications and electronics are being developed at an ever faster pace. That means your old computer, cellphone or television becomes obsolete more quickly, too. That can be frustrating, but don't expect the pace to slow down.

 


Jun. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

J.P. Grace: Populism may be flavor of 2016 campaigns

The most striking theme as candidates jockey for position in the 2016 presidential caucuses and primaries, starting in just six months, is an emerging populism - not only in the Democratic camp but also among a crowded Republican field. And the political figure likely to be most influential in driving that wave is someone who says she's not running: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.


Jun. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Jun. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Regulations on dog attacks warrant further review

On March 31, 2014, a pit bull injured his 8-year-old neighbor as a group of children and the dog were playing with a ball in Wayne County.