Opinion

By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Parkersburg News and Sentinel endorsement: McKinley: Congressman a worthy advocate for W.Va.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., rarely misses an opportunity to help his fellow West Virginians on the national stage. We need to retain him in Congress so he can keep up the excellent work. Just during the current session of Congress, McKinley has sponsored bills to: Read the entire article  […]

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By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Parkersburg News and Sentinel endorsement: Manchin: West Virginia Senator deserves another term

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel It seems sometimes as if partisanship reigns over principle in Washington, D.C. Questions about what is right or wrong for Americans are pushed aside in favor of what is best for Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., doesn’t see that as his mission. For nearly eight years, he […]

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By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch Endorsement editorial: Experience the deciding factor in judicial races

The Herald-Dispatch Following months of observing an unprecedented attempt to clear West Virginia’s entire Supreme Court from the bench, voters are now being asked to show up to the polls next month to select the two newest members of the state’s highest court. In August, all of the justices of the state Supreme Court were […]

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By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Gazette endorsement: For WV Legislature, these candidates offer promising future

Charleston Gazette-Mail Readers sometimes tell us that it looks like the Gazette Opinion page simply chooses all Democrats to endorse. That’s not true, but we can see why it might seem that way. Like any responsible voter, we evaluate each candidate and recommend the one who is best for the job, of whatever party. When […]

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By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Vote No on Amendment 1

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel At the end of the ballot West Virginia voters will receive in a few short days, voters will find two proposed amendments to our State constitution. I write to discuss the proposed Amendment 1, dealing with the emotionally and politically charged issue of abortion. The language of the proposed amendment […]

By October 25, 2018 Read More →

The Sunday News-Register endorses Joe Manchin for U.S. Senate

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register It seems sometimes as if partisanship reigns over principle in Washington, D.C. Questions about what is right or wrong for Americans are pushed aside in favor of what is best for Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., doesn’t see that as his mission. For nearly eight years, he […]

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By October 15, 2018 Read More →

OPINION Coal production: A differing tale of two states

Bluefield Daily Telegraph editorial It was an interesting tale of two states last week with regard to coal production in West Virginia and Virginia. In the Mountain State, officials confirmed that second quarter coal production gains in southern West Virginia had increased over a million short tons from the first quarter of the year to 13.3 […]

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National Newspaper Week: Journalism matters in your community
By October 12, 2018 Read More →

National Newspaper Week: Journalism matters in your community

By JIM ZACHARY Deputy national editor of CNHI and editor of the Valdosta (Georgia) Daily Times. Beyond the noise of the Beltway and the daily vilification of national media outlets, are community newspapers serving cities, counties and regions throughout the U.S. Your local newspaper is far from being The Fake News.  Your newspaper is most definitely not […]

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National Newspaper Week: Journalism under attack when needed most
By October 11, 2018 Read More →

National Newspaper Week: Journalism under attack when needed most

By SID SCHWARTZ Editor The Gazette, Janesville, Wis. When has the work of journalists been more important? Was it 50 years ago, when America’s inner cities were burning and the Pentagon was hiding the scope and nature of the war in Vietnam? Or 100 years ago, when the administration of President Woodrow Wilson was muzzling newspapers […]

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National Newspaper Week: Your journalism has never been more important
By October 10, 2018 Read More →

National Newspaper Week: Your journalism has never been more important

By RUSTY CUNNINGHAM Editor, La Crosse Tribune Executive Editor, River Valley Media Group LA CROSSE, Wis. — “…Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” –Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States of […]