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Letters to the Editor

Good Samaritans

Editor, News-Register: On Sunday, Oct. 28, my husband and I were on 1-70 eastbound on our way to The Highlands. In the area between Wheeling Hospital and the truck weigh station, we hit a large pothole and blew out the passenger side back tire. Thank goodness we were near the exit by the ...

U.S. Status Diminished

Editor, News-Register: During President Trump’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly, the president, in truly Trumpian fashion, incredibly stated that his administration had already “accomplished more than almost any administration in U.S. history.” All this, unbelievably, ...

Dial Back the Toxicity

Editor, News-Register: Fear is a lot like opioids in that the fear-monger must keep increasing the level of fear to keep getting the effect he wants just as the dealer encourages greater use to keep his mark addicted. The danger is that at some point a crazy person will take it upon himself ...

Under Assault

Editor, News-Register: We are under assault in Belmont County! We all just got a post card from the auditor telling what our current appraised value is, according to the county, and what our proposed appraisal is going to be. This is all we know! We are not given the formula for how are taxes ...

DHHR Choice Explained

Editor, News-Register: To the editor regarding the Wheeling Department of Health and Human Resources location: The replacement of the existing Wheeling DHHR first went to public bid in approximately the 2006-2007 time frame, with no respondents meeting the criteria of the bid regarding ...

Don’t Let Dems Win

Editor, News-Register: A few weeks ago, President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen, who is now a Democrat, stated that this is the most important mid-term election in our lifetime. Since then that sentiment has been echoed over and over in the press; recent events demonstrate that this ...