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Stop meddling with educators

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Educators in West Virginia already suffer from far too much micromanagement. A bill approved by the state Senate Education Committee this week would make it worse. If enacted, the measure will ban school administrators from asking teachers to use their planning[Read More…]

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Rioting juveniles damage Parkersburg center

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A riot at the Lorrie Yeager Jr. Juvenile Center at 907 Mission Drive in Parkersburg Tuesday evening caused an extensive amount of damage, an official said. Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Parkersburg Police Department were summoned to the Lorrie Yeager Jr. Juvenile Center to assist[Read More…]

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Economic Impact Study on pseudoephedrine prescription requirement sees $149.4 million cost for West Virginia

West Liberty University professor predicts a total cost Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) Wednesday released the following statement regarding a new economic impact study conducted by Dr. Serkan Catma of West Liberty University. The study, which was supported by a grant from CHPA, examined the potential costs associated with[Read More…]

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Lethal mix of heroin turning up in West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Police officials have confirmed that a deadly heroin batch mixed with fentanyl is in this region. The lethal concoction of heroin and the drug fentanyl — that is 100 times more potent than morphine — has been blamed for dozens of deaths in the eastern United States.[Read More…]

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Keep gun records open

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. That is good advice, especially when West Virginia legislators are debating a bill aimed at a non-problem – but with the potential to increase government officials’ ability to operate in secrecy. Don’t we have[Read More…]

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