Opinion

By December 8, 2013 Read More →

The Daily Athenaeum looks at the working student

For many college students, having a job is a necessity. These students probably pay their own bills, their rent and are probably trying to cut down on debt as much as possible. While the University offers a wide variety of jobs for students, it only allows each employee to work a maximum of 20 hours […]

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By December 8, 2013 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram recognizes positive efforts in community

Editor’s note: The Exponent Telegram devotes Saturday’s editorial to recognizing positive efforts from people throughout our readership area. We call this feature “Hats Off!” To nominate a person or group for recognition, send submissions to: “Hats Off,” at jmiller@exponent-telegram.com, or call John Miller at (304) 626-1473. We salute: – People’s Hospice, which provides special programming around […]

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By December 7, 2013 Read More →

Gee Good Pick As Leader at WVU

  An editorial from The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — When West Virginia University President Jim Clements announced he was leaving to become president of Clemson University, WVU’s Board of Governors faced a dilemma. The search for a permanent successor is expected to take until next fall. In the interim, progress made at […]

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By December 6, 2013 Read More →

Protect W.Va. Credit Rating

An editorial from The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register: WHEELING, W.Va. — For several years while West Virginia held a monopoly on some types of gambling in this region, state legislators could smile and watch the money roll in. It allowed the state to do many good things that otherwise would not have been possible. But […]

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By December 6, 2013 Read More →

How not to teach life’s most important lessons

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail:   CHARLESTON, W.Va. — He was good at football and baseball, but his real passion was basketball. Imagine his disappointment when he failed to make the varsity basketball team in his first year at Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, N.C. Michael Jordan didn’t quit. He played […]

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By December 5, 2013 Read More →

Parents warned to keep tabs on youngsters online

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel: PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Thank Heaven someone finally noticed something was wrong when a 52-year-old Charleston man made multiple trips to Sardis, Ohio, to pick up a 14-year-old girl – then took her back across the Ohio River to a New Martinsville motel, where the the pair had […]

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By December 5, 2013 Read More →

W.Va. residents should brace for budget cuts

An excerpt from an editorial in the Dominion Post: “MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — …It would appear that mid-year cuts are probably imminent. This bodes ill for a range of state functions, including road repair and mine inspections, and scores of other fundamental services…” Click here for the paper’s e-edition. 

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By December 4, 2013 Read More →

W.Va. officials faulted for demise of broadband proposal

An editorial from The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — It should have come as no surprise that federal officials are not going along with a proposal to spend $2.5 million for another high-speed Internet project in West Virginia. Mismanagement of other broadband initiatives left little reason for confidence in this one. West Virginia already has burned […]

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By December 3, 2013 Read More →

Cross this off your gift list for children

An editorial from The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — If you’re still shopping for the children on your Christmas list, we have a suggestion: Cross off pellet guns that look like real firearms. They are not toys. Pellet and BB guns can be good gifts for teenagers and adults. But some are so […]

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By December 3, 2013 Read More →

Daily Mail website has new domain name

A blog post by Brad McElhinny, editor and publisher of the Charleston Daily Mail:   If you have visited the Charleston Daily Mail’s website recently, you might have noticed a shift. Those who visit www.dailymail.com, which has been established as the newspaper’s domain name since 1996, are quickly and automatically shifted to www.dailymailwv.com. That’s going […]

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