Opinion

By May 4, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Express your thoughts on PEIA

The Weirton Daily Times editorial West Virginia has its own “entitlement” problem, and it will be the subject of public meetings in our area during the next several weeks. Programs such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are the elephants in the room when talk turns to reining in deficit spending by the federal government. […]

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By April 26, 2018 Read More →

EDITORIAL: #SaveStudentNewsrooms — the importance of student media

By KAMERON DUNCAN The Daily Athenaeum editorial It’s often said that college campuses are places where ideas can be shared and discussed in many different ways. After all, how many places offer the combination of thousands of individuals with many different viewpoints and life experiences? Colleges and universities offer students the opportunity to learn with […]

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By April 25, 2018 Read More →

EDITORIAL: Don’t overlook details on safety

The Intelligencer editorial: Safety against violent intruders has become a major concern in planning construction of new schools and renovation of existing ones. That can mean expensive provisions such as “mantrap” entrances and metal detectors. Let us not overlook the little things. A commission investigating the attack on a Florida high school earlier this year, […]

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By April 24, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: ‘Free-range’ laws could aid parents more than kids

The Herald-Dispatch editorial Some states are pushing the notion that it’s OK — beneficial, even — to think beyond the backyard fence when it comes to raising self-reliant children, to the delight or dismay of modern parents. The new buzzword is “free-range,” and in this instance, it’s not describing barnyard fowl. It’s the idea that […]

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By April 19, 2018 Read More →

EDITORIAL: West Virginia is the place tourists belong, too

The Intelligencer editorial West Virginians who have done much traveling know the song “Country Roads,” and the state for which it has come to stand, are known all over the world. Bar patrons in almost any country sing along, word for word, if the tune comes over the sound system. If there happens to be […]

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By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Almost Heaven – Tourism officials right to embrace slogan

From the Parkersburg News and Sentinel:  West Virginians who have done much traveling know the song “Country Roads,” and the state for which it has come to stand, are known all over the world. Bar patrons in almost any country sing along, word for word, if the tune comes over the sound system. If there […]

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By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: West Virginia must change its ways or turn out the lights

From The Register-Herald of Beckley:  If West Virginia wants to seriously take a run at finding a cultural, educational and economic mojo that entrepreneurs and businesses can take to the bank, if it wants to shape a place with lifestyle options that younger folks would find attractive and inviting, then it will also have to address […]

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By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: W.Va. Primary election —  Deadline to register to vote is Tuesday

From the Bluefield Daily Telegraph:  With the West Virginia primary election now less than a month away, area residents need to start mulling over the plethora of candidates on the ballot, and their respective campaign themes and promises. It’s also imperative that you double check your voter registration status. If you aren’t currently registered to […]

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Opinion: April 17 is the last day to register to vote in May primary election
By April 11, 2018 Read More →

Opinion: April 17 is the last day to register to vote in May primary election

By Mac Warner West Virginia Secretary of State There are hundreds (and probably thousands) of examples nationwide where elections have been won by just one vote. In West Virginia, we’re doing our best to make sure that every vote counts. Working with our county clerks, we’re cleaning up our voter registration lists. In just about […]

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Opinion: Creative Thinking at WVU
By April 10, 2018 Read More →

Opinion: Creative Thinking at WVU

By Charles McElwee Creative thinking defined is a way of looking at problems or situations from a fresh perspective that suggests unorthodox solutions. That describes what is taking place at the Health Sciences Center at WVU under the leadership of Clay Marsh, MD, Vice President of the University, Executive Dean of the Center, and Professor of […]

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