Opinion

Editorial: Remember King’s words of America’s promise
By January 15, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Remember King’s words of America’s promise

Charleston Gazette-Mail editorial There are still West Virginians who remember segregation — white-only schools, restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, pools, neighborhoods. Higher-skilled jobs were tougher for black people to get. Wave after wave of civil rights struggles have moved the United States closer to its aspirations. In the early 20th century, many thousands of black Americans […]

By January 15, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Remember King’s words of America’s promise

From The Charleston Gazette-Mail: There are still West Virginians who remember segregation — white-only schools, restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, pools, neighborhoods. Higher-skilled jobs were tougher for black people to get.a Wave after wave of civil rights struggles have moved the United States closer to its aspirations. In the early 20th century, many thousands of black […]

Lifestyles Columnist Linda Arnold: Four words to stop any argument
By January 14, 2018 Read More →

Lifestyles Columnist Linda Arnold: Four words to stop any argument

 By Linda Arnold Life 101 Columnist Nobody wins in a heated argument.  What if there was a way to defuse that heat and provide a “time out?”  This one-minute video reveals a phrase you can use to get a conversation back to neutral.  It disarms the other person — without taking away your power.  

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By January 7, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Now is not the time to weaken W.Va. coal miners’ protection

The Times West Virginian of Fairmont: President Donald Trump, during his campaign in 2016 and since taking office, has stated clearly that he backs the coal industry. In the months ahead, we’ll likely find out whether his administration’s concern for the industry also extends to the health and safety of coal miners. The answer will […]

By January 7, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Gov. Justice won’t let West Virginia won’t be caught off guard at corrections facilities

From The Dominion Post of Morgantown: Gov. Jim Justice’s executive order did not escape our notice last week. True, our governor’s knack for speaking and behaving like he’s on a stage often captures our attention. However, he still fails to win much beyond polite applause for his demeanor or his initiatives. But last week’s executive […]

Opinion: Amazing things await when we invest in West Virginians
By January 7, 2018 Read More →

Opinion: Amazing things await when we invest in West Virginians

By Senator Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson President of the West Virginia State Senate Would you train and prepare for a marathon, run 25 of the 26.2 miles, and just quit? Well, no. Of course you wouldn’t. That doesn’t make much sense. There would be no incentive to put in all that hard work to stop just short of […]

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Editorial: West Virginia needs to push for accurate Census count

From the Herald-Dispatch of Huntington: West Virginia is one of the most rural states in the country, according to the 2010 Census. About 48 percent of Mountain State residents live in what are considered “urban” clusters, according to population density. That does not just mean the state’s larger cities. Most of the state’s small towns […]

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Editorial: West Virginia and Virginia legislatures facing different obstacles

From the Bluefield Daily Telegraph: The upcoming legislative sessions in Charleston and Richmond, Va., could prove to be an interesting contrast of cooperation and chaos. In West Virginia, Republicans are now in full control of the House, Senate and the governor’s mansion. Jim Justice, who was elected to office as a Democrat, is now a Republican. […]

By January 7, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Bring natural gas storage hub to W.Va.

From The Intelligencer of Wheeling:  West Virginia may well have an advantage over other potential locations for a major facility to store natural gas liquids. State officials and our delegation in Congress should pull out all the stops to make the project a reality for the Mountain State. Area residents have heard much talk of […]

Opinion —  U.S. Rep. Jenkins: 2017 was a year of wins for West Virginia
By January 4, 2018 Read More →

Opinion —  U.S. Rep. Jenkins: 2017 was a year of wins for West Virginia

By U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va. With the inauguration of President Donald Trump one year ago, America entered a new era of prosperity, hope and optimism. The president’s Make America Great Again strategy is putting American families first by creating jobs and growing our economy here at home. I’m proud to support our president and […]