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Increase Research On Exotic Diseases

October 2, 2014 In all likelihood, you have never heard of Hendra Virus Disease or Chapare Hemorrhagic Fever. You probably do know about Ebola, however. more »»

Ensure Safety Is Priority in Mines

October 2, 2014 At one time, fatal accidents in coal mines were common because too often, virtually no one — from miners themselves on up to top management — took safety seriously enough. more »»

Don’t Make Same Error in Afghanistan

October 2, 2014 With headlines about Ebola, the Secret Service and Islamic State terrorists monopolizing the news, some Americans may have missed an extraordinarily significant report this week. On Tuesday, U.S. more »»

Help Withheld In Drug War

October 1, 2014 Jefferson County has one of the highest rates of heroin overdose deaths in Ohio. Drug-related violence has become an epidemic in Steubenville. more »»

Getting Accurate Drug Death Data

October 1, 2014 Heroin use seems to be spreading like wildfire in Ohio and with it comes an increasing death toll due to overdoses. more »»

Don’t Give Up On Ormet Site

October 1, 2014 Another of the valley’s manufacturing giants, Ormet Aluminum, is dead. The huge smelting plant at Hannibal, on life support for many months, is gone. more »»

Secret Service Must Improve Protection

October 1, 2014 President Barack Obama should be livid about revelations over the Secret Service’s failures in protecting him and his family. All Americans should be angr. more »»

Abortion Down Due to Choice

September 30, 2014 In record numbers, more Ohio women are choosing to have their babies rather than abort them. Pro-abortion groups prefer not to view that as a sign of changing attitudes, however. more »»

VA Still Trying To Cover Tracks

September 30, 2014 Department of Veterans Affairs officials were caught red-handed in failure to serve men and women who have served in the military. more »»

Accelerating School Reform

September 30, 2014 Middle and high school students in West Virginia are being targeted by the “My State, My Life,” campaign, which aims to encourage them to prepare for the careers that will allow them to continue to... more »»

Illegal Immigrant Report No Surprise

September 30, 2014 Imagine yourself as an illegal immigrant who has managed to sneak into the United States from Mexico. You are caught by Border Patrol agents. They tell you they are allowing you to go your own way. more »»

Keep Housing Complexes Safe

September 29, 2014 Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority commissioners are right to be upset about what seems to be a failure to communicate between them and JMHA?Executive Director Joe Costantini — especially... more »»

Insist Lawmakers Follow the Rules

September 29, 2014 Investigators looking into lapses by lobbyists who work at the Ohio Statehouse have hinted they may cast a wider net. Good. more »»

Change Limits On Police Radar

September 29, 2014 If Frank Longwell was a Wheeling police officer, there would be no problem with him using radar to catch and convict speeders on W.Va. . more »»

Intelligence Agencies Still Not Adequate

September 29, 2014 President Barack Obama admitted Sunday what most observant Americans already knew:?Once again, U.S. intelligence agencies failed to “connect the dots” on a terrorist group. And once again, U.S. more »»

Tennant Claims Not Believable

September 28, 2014 If a person is known by the company she keeps, Natalie Tennant clearly is an ultra-liberal of the type most West Virginians have rejected soundly. more »»

Keeping Young People in W.Va.

September 28, 2014 West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee tried hard to be upbeat during his speech at a Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce event last week. more »»

Pats on the Back:

September 28, 2014 -- To local students named as semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships. more »»

Curb Truancy In Our Schools

September 27, 2014 The worst failures in public schools sometimes occur in classrooms featuring very good, extremely dedicated teachers. There is not much they can do for a student who is absent habitually, after al. more »»

Getting Involved In Senate Debate

September 27, 2014 For a full hour on the evening of Oct. 7, the two leading candidates for a Senate seat from West Virginia will answer questions about various issues important to state resident. more »»

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