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Letters to the Editor

We Must Build a Better Nation

Editor, News-Register: As a proposed independent bipartisan commission — which would have consisted of five Democratic and five Republican U.S. senators, to investigate the Jan. 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol insurrection/riot, in which supporters of Donald J. Trump, at the then-president’s urging, ...

Many Helped Make Fest Success

Editor, News-Register: The Ohio Valley Black Heritage Festival Committee, originator of the Rib & Chicken Cook-Off, thanks all of the people who attended this year’s cook-off event. A special thanks is extended to our sponsors who, without their support, the festival would not be ...

There Is a Plan at Wheeling U

Editor, News-Register: I read William Becker‘s letter dated June 27, 2021 “What’s the Plan at Wheeling U,” and I strongly disagree with his assessment of the current president and administration for Wheeling University. William does recognize that “the troubles” were not created ...

Fighting for Individual Liberty

Editor, News-Register: The last year has been a struggle. Lockdowns, restrictions, job losses, foreclosures and bankruptcies have crippled our economy. Then there’s the physical toll — rises in addiction, depression and domestic abuse. It’s time for us to rebuild, but to start that ...

What’s the Plan at Wheeling U?

Editor, News-Register: On Thursday, the 27th of May, I attended the West Virginia Black Bears baseball game against the Frederick (Md.) Keys. Before the first pitch a father, with his five very well-behaved boys, took seats in the row in front of my wife and myself. As expected of one who ...

Helping in Fight Against Cancer

Editor, News-Register: Cancer doesn’t stop for a pandemic. Every day, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network continues its lifesaving work to fight cancer through public policy. My cousin is a three-time breast cancer survivor. This experience compelled me to become part of ...