The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, 2 May 2016 17:42:25 EDTMon, 2 May 2016 17:42:25 EDT More Use Of What Works idea that got its start here in the Northern Panhandle, drug courts, is working wonders for some victims of substance abuse. Drug courts have been so effective they have been expanded throughout the state.Mon, 2 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTDon't Allow Job Application Change employers have very good reasons for rejecting job applicants with criminal histories. For example, you probably don't want your local police department offering jobs to convicted felons.Mon, 2 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSchool Reform Vital in W.Va. the weeks leading up to the regular session of the West Virginia Legislature this winter, some lawmakers vowed a serious effort would be made to overhaul the public school system. It never happened.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTBudget Requires Long-Term Fix of West Virginia's state budget crisis this way: If the only thing done to address it would be taking money out of the emergency Rainy Day fund, the $748 million there would be gone in no more than two years, probably less.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTDoing More to Curb Teen Pregnancies good news for West Virginians who want our children and grandchildren to have better lives is that births to mothers aged 15-19 have declined during the past quarter-century.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT