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Sharon Carte: Save CHIP

Sen. Jay Rockefeller gavels his last hearing as chairman of the U.S. Senate Health and Human Services Subcommittee this week to take up an extension of federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Rockefeller has been ...

Editorial: Manchin on target over ISIS

When Washington tries to impose its will on the Middle East, calamity can occur.

The Reagan White House secretly sent the CIA to arm fanatical Muslim “freedom fighters” to drive Russians out of Afghanistan in the 1980s — and ...

Readers’ Voice: Sept. 18, 2014

Express your opinion on any subject you wish. Not all comments are published. Call 304-357-4451 or email readersvoice@wvgazette.com.

Obamacare may be working for those who never had health insurance, but what about people who bought their own...

ACA tax hurts small businesses

ACA tax hurts small businesses

Editor:

The Health Insurance Tax (HIT) that’s part of the Affordable Care Act is an encumbrance that small businesses cannot withstand. My surveying company used to have at least a dozen employees,...

Voice you opinion on garbage bags

Voice you opinion on garbage bags

Editor:

Recently you printed that Charleston is going to solicit bids for garbage bags again. Hopefully your readers will let city officials know how much they like bags that are too small to fit over the...

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Readers’ Voice: Sept. 17, 2014

Express your opinion on any subject you wish. Not all comments are published. Call 304-357-4451 or email readersvoice@wvgazette.com.

Have you ever noticed how 70 percent of the people complain about the political situation, but only 3 out of 10...

Some couldn’t survive without government aid

Readers’ Voice -- Sept. 16, 2014

Express your opinion on any subject you wish. Not all comments are published. Call 304-357-4451 or email readersvoice@wvgazette.com.

Unlike the self-serving Republicans now, Democrats patriotically rallied behind Bush after 9/11 instead of...

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Joe Morris: W.Va used to welcome wind power. Why not anymore?

“Chasing the Wind: Inside the Alternative Energy Battle.” By Rody Johnson. University of Tennessee Press, 2014, 175 pages. Paperback, $29.95

By Joe Morris

More wind power generation is under construction today than...

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