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Edward C. Armbrecht Jr.: Invite the pope to W.Va. coalfields? What a good idea
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Edward C. Armbrecht Jr.: Invite the pope to W.Va. coalfields? What a good idea

By Edward C. Armbrecht Jr.

In a June 20 op-ed, West Virginia Coal Association President Bill Raney invited Pope Francis to visit the West Virginia coalfields, because the pope opposed global warming. Raney’s commentary was clearly...

Edward C. Armbrecht Jr.: Invite the pope to W.Va. coalfields? What a good idea
Edward C. Armbrecht Jr.: Invite the pope to W.Va. coalfields? What a good idea

By Edward C. Armbrecht Jr.

In a June 20 op-ed, West Virginia Coal Association President Bill Raney invited Pope Francis to visit the West Virginia coalfields, because the pope opposed global warming. Raney’s commentary was clearly...

Vent line: July 4, 2015

My grandmother, who I loved dearly, bought company houses in a holler for $300 and she would fix them up and rent them. If people could pay the rent, fine; if not, fine. She let it go. She told me not to buy a house because of the expenses. That is...

Readers’ Voice: July 4, 2015

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Tax-supported stupidity. Eastbound I-64 is so rough in Putnam County you have to drive in left lane all the way...

Editorial: A possible tool to prevent some campus rapes

A couple of weeks ago, the state Higher Education Policy Commission held a Campus Safety Summit in Charleston, focusing on rape of college students. It’s a danger sorely needing stronger protections.

Parents who send their teenage...

Public employees deserve to be heard

They clear our roads in winter, protect us from criminals, provide safekeeping for abused children, feed our students and generally make sure our government runs smoothly. Once a year their pay and retirement are decided not by their supervisor but by ...

Readers’ Voice: July 4, 2015

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West Virginia was considered the second fattest state in the United States and we only have 1.6 million people....

Editorial: America’s income inequality problem

A few Republicans are beginning to admit that it’s wrong for the privileged elite to take enormous shares of U.S. wealth, while average families struggle and founder. GOP front-runner Jeb Bush told the Detroit Economic Club not long...

Dr. Frank Grant: To solve problems, we have to start somewhere

Two churches made headlines for vastly different reasons. Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., was the scene of murderous abuse and racial violence where nine people died. And the pope of the Catholic Church issued a chamade — a call...

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Readers’ Voice: July 2, 2015

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To the reader complaining about people being on disability and being able to walk or whatever they’re...

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