Don’t Drink, Drive On New Year’s Eve
December 29, 2013 New Year’s Eve traditionally has been a time to let one’s hair down and celebrate. Too often, that means drinking too much alcohol, then getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. more »»
Policing W.Va., Ohio Officials
December 28, 2013 Corrupt public officials are not simply the realm of historical researchers or big-city newspapers in other parts of the country, as West Virginians and Ohioans have learned this year. more »»
Driving Electric Bills Up in U.S.
December 27, 2013 By 2040, U.S. households will be getting more of our electricity from natural gas than from coal, the federal government predicts. That may not be good news for tens of millions of Americans. more »»
Making a Decision On Pipeline Plan
December 27, 2013 For five years, President Barack Obama has delayed making a decision whether to allow construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to the United States. more »»
Pentagon Clamps Down on Information
December 27, 2013 Some observers say President Barack Obama’s administration is among the most secretive in history. Bolstering that contention is a decision by the Pentagon. more »»
Help Addicted Babies in W.Va.
December 26, 2013 On Christmas Day, a day when we West Virginians lavish our love on children, including the tiniest, some babies in our state were in agony caused by their mothers. more »»
State, Federal Efforts Paying Off
December 26, 2013 Some time ago, we urged state and federal law enforcement agencies to do more to help Jefferson County residents in what seemed to be a losing battle against illegal drugs and violence. more »»
Being Prepared For Emergencies
December 24, 2013 Officials in Ohio are doing their best to get ahead of the game, and are making fantastic strides in public safety and emergency management. more »»
Silent Night, Holy Night...
December 24, 2013 It is Christmas Eve, and the hustle and bustle of preparing for the big day is nearly ended. Gifts have been purchased and wrapped. more »»
Obamacare Will Damage Economy
December 24, 2013 News flash: President Barack Obama believes in Santa Claus. We can think of no better explanation for his press conference, the last of the year, on Friday. more »»
Reducing Student Loan Debt in W.Va.
December 24, 2013 West Virginia lawmakers have spent the past year discussing college affordability, as it pertains to their effort to increase enrollment in higher education programs. more »»
Probe Hancock Parks Board
December 23, 2013 Clearly, a thorough investigation of the Hancock County Parks and Recreation Board is appropriate, in the wake of a review by the West Virginia State Auditor's office. more »»
Protecting West Virginians’ Health
December 23, 2013 West Virginia falls behind most other states when it comes to handling threats of infectious disease, according to a report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. more »»
New Spending Showdown Near
December 23, 2013 Remember last week, when official Washington was assuring the American people a controversial budget deal would prevent any new fiscal crises for some time to come? Well, forget it. more »»
Washington, D.C. The Capital of Waste
December 23, 2013 Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., has released his annual “Wastebook,” giving us all a window into the positively absurd ways in which the federal government spends the hard-earned tax dollars we give it. more »»
Training Students For Good Careers
December 22, 2013 Among the top priorities for public school reform in West Virginia, as stipulated by the Legislature last winter and embraced by the state Board of Education, is vocational training. more »»