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Stop Obama’s Abuse of Power

November 21, 2014 Beating the will of the people to the punch is not part of the job description for presidents of the United States. Neither is altering or hamstringing laws with which a chief executive disagrees. more »»

Enforce Pledges To Repair Roads

November 21, 2014 Harrison County commissioners are right to be upset about a two-year delay in repairing roads damaged by power company projects. They also are correct in how they addressed the problem. more »»

Rockefeller Vote Wrong for W.Va.

November 20, 2014 Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has lost touch with his constituents — even with many of the Democrats who traditionally have supported hi. more »»

Drilling Waste Rules Appropriate

November 20, 2014 Radioactivity from “drilling mud” sent to landfills may not pose a threat to human health, but it still should be controlled and monitored at landfills in West Virgini. more »»

Brown’s Excuse Makes No Sense

November 20, 2014 Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, stuck with his fellow ultra-liberals Tuesday, in voting against a measure to allow construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. more »»

Moundsville Council Right About Center

November 20, 2014 Moundsville City Council members were right to reverse themselves on a prior decision regarding the Sanford Center. more »»

Rethink Ohio Redistricting

November 18, 2014 Accusations of gerrymandering will never be eliminated from the process of setting districts from which state and federal legislators are elected. more »»

Release Wind Farm Data on Bird Kills

November 18, 2014 It turns out alternative energy companies, supposedly kinder than kind to Mother Nature, have some dirty not-so-little secrets. At least one of them wants to keep it that way. more »»

Manchin Backs State, Not Party

November 18, 2014 Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is a staunch Democrat who believes in most of his party’s principles. more »»

WVNCC Provides Opportunity to Many

November 18, 2014 Local residents have been extremely fortunate in one education-related concern:?Leaders of West Virginia Northern Community College since its inception have made it an institution that is extremely... more »»

Give Schools Pay Flexibility

November 17, 2014 Public schools in Ohio are required to pay teachers more for their years in the profession and for advanced college degrees. more »»

Keeping Families Safe From Fire

November 17, 2014 Two children, ages 3 and 9, died when fire swept through their mobile home in Scott Depot, W.Va., earlier this month. more »»

Get Keystone XL Under Construction

November 17, 2014 For six years, President Barack Obama has blocked construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. He claims he wants the State Department to give the proposal additional study. There he goes again. more »»

Rethink Plan to Stop Islamic Terrorists

November 17, 2014 Islamic State terrorists — still, for some reason, referred to by many in the media as “militants” or “extremists” — say they have beheaded another American. more »»

Reject Rotten Deal With China

November 16, 2014 a Let President Barack Obama talk. more »»

Eliminate Culture Of Risks in Mining

November 16, 2014 All the state and federal regulations on the books cannot keep coal miners safe if a culture of risk-taking prevails in their workplaces and companies. more »»

Cracking Down On Alcohol at WVU

November 16, 2014 A young Buffalo, N.Y. man who wanted to attend West Virginia University never got the chance. Nolan Michael Burch, 18, was killed by a WVU tradition — abuse of alcohol. more »»

Right to Know Has Price Tag

November 15, 2014 It seems everything has a price these days. Even freedom of information — the very foundation of our liberty. more »»

Fighting Infectious Diseases in Ohio

November 15, 2014 Perhaps in part because of her excellent handling of the Ebola scare in Ohio, former state epidemiologist Dr. Mary DiOrio has been promoted. Gov. more »»

Give Schools More Flexibility

November 14, 2014 Taxpayers sometimes join public school officials in complaining that state and federal mandates give local educators little or no flexibilit. more »»

Changing Our Eating Culture

November 14, 2014 West Virginians — particularly children — are going in the wrong direction when it comes to obesity and chronic health problems such as Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure. more »»

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Amazing grace

November 14, 2014 (Note: This is a revised edition.) Amazing. That is the word I have used several times to describe the funeral service on Thursday of 10-year-old Josiah "JoJo" Titus-Glover of Wheeling. more »

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