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Make ATV Riding Safer for Children

May 30, 2014 East Ohio residents are painfully aware of the dangers of all-terrain vehicles ridden by children. Just last fall, an eighth-grader at St. Clairsville Middle School was killed in an ATV cras. more »»

Preventing Murder By the Unbalanced

May 30, 2014 Nearly all the mass murders that have occurred in the United States during recent years have been committed by deeply disturbed people who “fell through the cracks” of laws intended to keep them... more »»

Try Again On Abortion Limits

May 29, 2014 West Virginians with deep moral concerns about abortion often grow frustrated at the name-calling so prevalent in most discussions of the subject. more »»

Examine Benefits Of Federal Grants

May 29, 2014 Politicians in Washington dole out billions of dollars in grants every year. It makes them appear to be tackling tough challenges. more »»

Recognizing Good, Swift Police Work

May 29, 2014 Within minutes of a bank robbery in Bridgeport on Tuesday morning, the suspect was in custody. That does not always happen in such situations. more »»

Punishment Key To Reform at VA

May 29, 2014 No wonder some bureaucrats think they can get away with shaby, dishonest treatment of veterans. more »»

Avoid Claims Of Favoritism

May 28, 2014 Lawyers seem to be substantially more in-volved than people in many other fields when it comes to supporting candidates for political offic. more »»

Tips to Police Can Make a Difference

May 28, 2014 Members of a special law enforcement task force deserve high commendation for a “blitz” that took a large number of alleged criminals off the streets in Ohio County last wee. more »»

Energy Can Build Diplomatic Links

May 28, 2014 A major new natural gas contract will do more than keep tens of millions of Chinese warm. It also will thaw relations between their government and Russia. Meanwhile, U.S. more »»

Increase Domestic Tourism Economy

May 28, 2014 No doubt some in the travel and tourism industry were anticipating a speech last week by President Barack Obama eagerly. more »»

Safeguarding Our Children

May 27, 2014 Sexual predators eager to victimize children are threats everywhere, even in West Virgini. more »»

Juvenile Detention A Challenge Again

May 27, 2014 State officials in charge of juvenile detention in West Virginia may have a whole new appreciation of the phrase “out of the frying pan and into the fire. more »»

Ensure Veterans Get Needed Care

May 27, 2014 As more and more reports pour in of neglect endangering veterans — and sometimes costing them their lives — at Department of Veterans Affairs health care facilities, the agency finally is looking... more »»

Improving STEM Education in U.S.

May 27, 2014 Every year, U.S. businesses with job openings for technology specialists resort to hiring thousands of bright young foreigners to fill them. more »»

Honoring Heroes Who Were Different

May 26, 2014 Today, even as we honor those who gave their lives in military service for us, Americans are tolerating another round of warnings about those who came home. more »»

Rein EPA In By Delays in Court

May 25, 2014 New Environmental Protection Agency rules will drive the cost of electricity up 4 percent this year and an additional 13 percent by 2020, the U.S. Energy Department said last week. more »»

Breaching Trust Involving Children

May 25, 2014 School principals have a dual responsibility. They are supposed to ensure children get the best education possible. They also are expected to look after youngsters’ welfare in other ways. more »»

Rockefeller Himself Displaying Bigotry

May 25, 2014 Once again, U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has accused those critical of President Barack Obama’s health care law of being racists. He did it a few days ago during a Senate hearing. more »»

Be Realistic About Future

May 24, 2014 Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie’s comment this week that the city needs to “reinvent” itself really was not news. more »»

Making the Classic A Local Tradition

May 24, 2014 It is not uncommon for local residents to see their neighbors out jogging or running to keep in shape. more »»

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