Opinion

By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Big changes in the works at Marshall’s business college

From The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington: The Elizabeth McDowell Lewis College of Business at Marshall University received the largest donation in its history recently when Brad Smith, CEO and chairman of software company Intuit, and his wife, Alys, announced they were giving the school $25 million. The donation allows the business school to modernize its curriculum […]

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By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Emotions, ratings and freedom of the press

From The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg:  For now, CNN’s Jim Acosta is back in the White House and freedom of the press advocates can claim victory. But there is concern that the victory may be temporary, that a promised “code of conduct” will lead to more White House ejections and court battles. To us, it […]

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By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Opinion: WVSOS Warner calls for oversight of WV Board of Risk & Insurance Management

Release from the Office of the W.Va. Secretary of State: The WV Board of Risk & Insurance Management (BRIM) is the state agency that is responsible for handling lawsuits brought against any and all state, county and municipal governments. Earlier this year, 10 former employees of the WV Secretary of State’s Office jointly brought lawsuits against the office […]

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Opinion: West Virginia led the nation in election preparation
By November 16, 2018 Read More →

Opinion: West Virginia led the nation in election preparation

By Mac Warner Secretary of State I am very pleased to report that West Virginia hosted a very successful November General Election.  Here are a few of the highlights from my perspective as the state’s chief elections officer. Approximately 593,900 ballots were cast statewide resulting in 48 percent voter turnout. A total of 183,205 West […]

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By October 30, 2018 Read More →

Best Choice: Manchin should be re-elected to Senate

The Inter-Mountain Too many members of Congress are preoccupied with what leaders of their political parties want. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is different. He has earned a national reputation as a political maverick by making what his fellow West Virginians want and need his top priority. That can be seen in both his votes […]

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By October 30, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Ojeda is best choice to represent 3rd District

The Logan Banner No one should doubt Richard Ojeda’s determination or his passion. Old-timers might say he’s as subtle as a chain saw. He’s a fighter. He is someone who is not afraid of putting himself forward and accepting the risks that come with it. That’s what West Virginia needs in the U.S. House of […]

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By October 30, 2018 Read More →

Logan Banner: Our view: No on Amendment 1, yes on 2

The Logan Banner West Virginians who go to the polls in the Nov. 6 general election will be asked to vote on two proposed amendments to the state’s constitution. One, labeled Amendment 1, seeks to clarify that nothing in the constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the use of tax money […]

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By October 26, 2018 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch endorsement editorial: Incumbents, newcomers backed in legislative races

The Herald-Dispatch Voters in this area will have several choices to make when they decide who will represent them in the West Virginia Legislature for the next two years. Some choices are clear, while others are less so. State Senate, 5th District: This one is easy. Sen. Mike Woelfel, D-Cabell, is finishing his first term. […]

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By October 26, 2018 Read More →

Daily Mail endorsements: House endorsements for Charleston area races

Charleston Gazette-Mail By most any measure, West Virginia has benefited from Republican majority rule in the state House of Delegates and Senate after 83 years of Democrats being in control. Yet despite the high levels of partisanship, particularly at the national level, there are still many state Democrats and Republicans willing to listen to others […]

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By October 26, 2018 Read More →

Daily Mail endorsements: Stick with the ‘R’s in area state Senate races

Charleston Gazette-Mail In the three Charleston area races for State Senate — Districts 4, 8 and 17 — voters once again have good choices among both Democrat and Republican candidates. But the experience and philosophy of each of the GOP candidates earns them the Daily Mail endorsement. District 4 covers Mason and Jackson counties and […]

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