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West Virginians must vote, and hold their leaders accountable

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It’s said that Nero fiddled as Rome burned. Our leaders torched West Virginia this last session, fiddling with legislation that catered to those with the cash that paid their way into office. And, year after year, this great state...

Editorial: Pope Francis offers refreshing new model

The heart of all religion should be kindness, tolerance and compassion for less-privileged people who are cheated by life. New Catholic Pope Francis exemplifies those values — and millions of modern people are charmed by him.

Instead of...

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Why is it that the same Republican members of Congress who don’t trust Obama to do a deal with Iran are trying to give him “fast-track” authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade treaty in secret — from them ...

West Virginians must vote, and hold their leaders accountable

Editor:

It’s said that Nero fiddled as Rome burned. Our leaders torched West Virginia this last session, fiddling with legislation that catered to those with the cash that paid their way into office. And, year after year, this great state ...

Auto dealer’s op-ed on Tesla contained much misinformation

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I was glad to see that Mr. Chris Miller took a little time to tell us about our legislative process, Tesla Motors and the misinformation clouding the air (March 24). On second reading I have concluded there may be some...

Editorial: In court, a penalty for being a victim

Conservatives and corporations often protest that West Virginia is a “judicial hellhole,” meaning that state courts make it too easy for injury victims to collect compensation.

However, a case before the state Supreme Court tells a ...

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Moore’s law says the computing power of silicon chips doubles every two years. In 1965, the most sophisticated chip had 64 transistors — and now a single chip can contain 10 billion transistors. Mass production has lowered the cost per...

Gov. Jon M. Huntsman Jr.: Manchin is no quitter

By Jon M. Huntsman Jr.

This week, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., embodied something we don’t see enough in Washington, D.C.,: optimism. It was a pleasure to behold, especially since his optimism relates to something else we don’t see...

Trey Kay: Can we bridge the cultural divide?
Trey Kay: Can we bridge the cultural divide?

One night in the mid-’90s, my wife and I were watching a PBS documentary series called “With God On Our Side: The Rise of The Religious Right In America.” It featured a segment about how religious conservatives had tried to get...

Kenny Perdue: Oppose ‘fast track’ for Trans-Pacific trade deal

In late 2012, 23 United States senators, including West Virginia’s Sens. Rockefeller and Manchin, sent a letter to President Obama voicing numerous concerns with the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade treaty and asking the...

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Editoral: Giant rats save lives

Millions of landmines left buried after past wars are a curse on much of humanity. In less-developed nations, they kill multitudes of farmers and village children each year. Queen Noor of Jordan wrote:

“Every month, around 800 people are...

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Trey Kay: Can we bridge the cultural divide?
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