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Someone Has to Pay For Government

July 20, 2014 Editor, News-Register: Regarding June 20 “Online Poll” asking if the federal government should raise the gasoline tax 12 cents a gallon to pay for road projects — 18 percent “yes,” 82 percent “no. more »»

Nation’s Woes All Rooted in Money

July 20, 2014 Editor, News-Register: Guns! Guns! Guns! Here I go again and it’s about one of our biggest problems. I have heard these words so many times: Guns do not kill people. People kill people. more »»

Legion Post Thanks Program Sponsors

July 20, 2014 Editor, News-Register: Emys Watkins Post 45 Follansbee again sponsored qualified Brooke High School junior boys to attend the American Legion Mountaineer Boys State at West Virginia’s Jackson’s Mill... more »»

Kudos to Strong Reporting

July 18, 2014 Editor, News-Register:? It was gratifying to read the article by reporter Ian Hicks in the Saturday, July 12, Wheeling Intelligencer, wherein M. more »»

Border Control Action Costly

July 15, 2014 Editor, News-Register: The United States border with Mexico is approximately 1,933 miles long. My heart beats approximately 100,000 times per day. more »»

Rose Family’s Honest Act Is Commended

July 13, 2014 Editor, News-Register: I am writing this letter to publicly thank a kind gentleman and his family that performed a very honest act for us on July 5. more »»

Obama Has Free Rein To Change America

July 13, 2014 Editor, News-Register: Saul Alinsky and Bill Ayers are nothing more than anti-American scum when it comes to their teaching and promoting anti-American values. more »»

Loving Our Country, Hating Government

July 13, 2014 I am a Marine. I served from 1971 to 1975 and I was always told and heard that, no matter what, the United States of America does not make deals with terrorists. more »»

No Longer Repairing Our Faults

July 11, 2014 Editor, News-Register: Hillary Clinton recently told a newspaper that despite earning more than $100 million dollars since she and her husband left the White House, that she is “not truly well off,... more »»

War on Coal All Too Real

July 10, 2014 Editor, News-Register: With regard to your front page story in the Friday, May 30, 2014, edition, I can assure that nobody in the U.S. more »»

Pharmaceutical Rules Need Updated

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: According to the Pharmaceutical Distribution Security Alliance (PDSA), “Today’s pharmaceutical distribution supply chain is governed largely by a patchwork of state laws and... more »»

Treatment Often Does No Good for Molesters

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: I agree with most of Mike Myer’s comments on perverts, with one exception. more »»

Rice Will Be Excellent In Post as Fire Chief

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: Well, the Cumberland Trail Fire District had very bad news at the end of last year when then-Chief Ken Saffell died. more »»

Save Wheeling Money On Garbage Service

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: Mr. City Manager, Mr. more »»

Sheriff’s Department Action Questioned

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: It is indeed with some misgivings that I write this letter because I truly believe that I dedicated eight productive years to bring the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office out of, if... more »»

Hospital Safety Report Is Criticized

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: For 23 years, I worked in Pittsburgh while living in Wheeling. I am no stranger to defending my town and state against the evils of misleading polls, surveys and “public dat. more »»

Friends of Wheeling Cemetery Tour Praised

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: My wife Sharon and I went on the Friends of Wheeling Greenwood Cemetery tour recently. It was wonderful, all the people who brought back to life the people they were portraying. more »»

Price Paid for Stamp Is Labeled ‘Obscene’

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: Regarding June 17 article, “Rare 19th Century Stamp Could Set Record at NYC Auction,” I feel if anyone could afford to pay $10-20 million for a single stamp, regardless of age... more »»

‘Bean Poll’ Covers Fracking, Deficit

July 6, 2014 Editor, News-Register: The results of a new opinion poll, dubbed “Bean Poll” because opinions were expressed by placing dried beans in jars, seem to show a majority of Ohio Valley residents feel... more »»

Don’t Cut Firefighters, Police

June 30, 2014 Editor, News-Register: This is an open letter to the Wheeling mayor, city manager and to Council. more »»

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