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Tools Of The Trade

August 10, 2013 Over the years, there have been many questions about the flathead Stanley screwdriver stuffed into my coffee mug/pen holder on my work desk. more »»

Our Nation Still at Risk

August 8, 2013 School is out. No one wants to think about serious issues including the quality of American education. After all, it’s summer.  It’s a time of carefree optimism and jo. more »»

It’s Your Building, But ...

August 4, 2013 So, you’re getting ready to paint your house, are you? Do you have the list of approved paint colors? I don’t mean the handful of paint samples you picked up at the home improvement store. more »»

‘Obamacare’ Working, Despite Criticisms

August 4, 2013 There is a lot of uneasiness about Obamacare, primarily because many Americans listen to doom and gloom scenarios by Republicans. more »»

Baseball Trip Included Historic Site Visits

August 4, 2013 Tours of two baseball parks, along with a stop at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, a tour of the city of Boston, and a visit to Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pa. more »»

Retiring Rahall a Real Possibility

August 3, 2013 Keeping one’s campaign strategy close to the vest is common among politicians. But West Virginia Sen. Evan Jenkins’ plan is so obvious there’s no reason to be coy about it. more »»

Front Porch Friends

August 3, 2013 Grandma Ziegler would be very happy these days. Most summer evenings you could find her sitting on her front porch along McColloch Street in East Wheeling. more »»

Gentle, Nurturing Guidance Best for Kids

July 29, 2013 It is easy for us to say that children today "have more than we ever dreamed of having." However, they also inherited some negative offsprings of today's highly competitive society. more »»

Propaganda Accepted, Reform Isn’t

July 28, 2013 Apparently health care depends on whose ox is being gored. more »»

Gentle, Nurturing Guidance Best for Kids

July 28, 2013 It is easy for us to say that children today “have more than we ever dreamed of having.” However, they also inherited some negative offsprings of today’s highly competitive society. more »»

Back to School in Cameron

July 28, 2013 It is back to school Thursday for Cameron High and Cameron Elementary School students. The faculty and service personnel will report on Monday. more »»

‘Cracker’ Options Are Limited

July 27, 2013 “So, other than that, Mrs. more »»

Britons, Babies & Bullets

July 27, 2013 A royal baby was born in England this week with as much fanfare as the end of a war. In Newell, a half-naked toddler was found wandering alone in a quiet neighborhood, rescued by a concerned resident. more »»

Much at Stake for Coal

July 24, 2013 Editor’s Note: Following are excerpts from a speech given Saturday by Robert E. Murray, chief executive officer of Murray Energy Cor. more »»

In a Way, Zimmerman Very Guilty

July 21, 2013 A gun changes everything. Perhaps that’s the lesson many Americans ought to take from the tragic death of Trayvon Martin. It’s something we really need to think abou. more »»

Government Police Raise Issues on Liberty

July 21, 2013 Following the Civil War, the former Confederate States were subjected to rule by U.S. Army troops during the10 long years of what history calls the Reconstruction. more »»

Kicking Off Annual Marshall County Fair

July 21, 2013 It’s fair time! This is the 65th year for the fair at its current location, the Marshall County Fairgrounds. more »»

Setting a Trap for Pat Morrisey

July 20, 2013 If you ever doubt politics permeates much that is done in Charleston, consider West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s dilemma. more »»

When Lightning Strikes

July 20, 2013 “You kids turn off the television and get away from the windows!” That was the usual response with the first clap of thunder heard at our childhood home. more »»

Americans Love Lists

July 17, 2013 America has fallen in love with rankings. more »»

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