The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Registerhttp://www.theintelligencer.netTop Blogsen-usThu, 24 Jul 2014 18:59:27 EDTThu, 24 Jul 2014 18:59:27 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssLink between education outcomes and drug/alcohol abuse?http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1520/Link-between-education-outcomes-and-drug/alcohol-abuse?.htmlThe latest Kids Count survey made headlines today, with our newspaper noting West Virginia's kids are faring among the worst in the country, including ranking 46th in education and 35th in health.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:09:54 EDTCompassion, discipline not mutually exclusivehttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1519/Compassion,-discipline-not-mutually-exclusive.htmlIt is hard being a compassionate parent without becoming a pushover parent. I have to be able to say to my 8-year-old daughter, "I know you are upset because you aren't allowed to watch or play longer. But it's time to (whatever).Tue, 8 Jul 2014 14:45:47 EDTBored Yet?http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1518/Bored-Yet?.htmlIt's just about a month until tickets go on sale for the 2014-15 Broadway at the Capitol series, but season ticket holders can claim their seats now! <P> I'm happy to see that five Broadway musicals are back on the bill this season; last season...Fri, 4 Jul 2014 15:30:47 EDTSave A Prayer (With Apologies to Duran Duran)http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1517/Save-A-Prayer-(With-Apologies-to-Duran-Duran).htmlI cover many public meetings as a reporter. Sometimes the entity involved starts with a short prayer or a moment of silence -- in most cases they don't. <P> Most always they start with the Pledge of Allegiance.Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:45:00 EDTLeery of lightninghttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1516/Leery-of-lightning.htmlThat sure was a thunder boomer last night! I was driving home from Pittsburgh at about 10 p.m. when I hit the rain in Washington County.Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:20:15 EDT