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Readers’ voice: July 24, 2014

We would have been better off having nobody in Congresswoman Capito’s office than we are having her in office.

Ignorance is bliss. Anyone who thinks that President Obama is a dictator needs to do some traveling abroad — far, far...

Readers’ voice: July 24, 2014

We would have been better off having nobody in Congresswoman Capito’s office than we are having her in office.

Ignorance is bliss. Anyone who thinks that President Obama is a dictator needs to do some traveling abroad — far, far...

Editorial: Sen. Manchin opposes his daughter’s action

West Virginia’s Sen. Joe Manchin says he would support law changes to prevent unpatriotic “inversions” — such as his daughter’s decision to shift Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ national identity to Holland to duck U.S....

Elliot M. Namay Jr.: Climate change deniers risk more than their own futures

In the struggle between the rushing water and the rock, the water always prevails. If the stone yields to the water and allows itself to move and progress forward, it is shaped and smoothed and made more beautiful by the flowing water; it’s...

James Oxendale: Coalfield residents deserve more than war rhetoric, being ignored

Coalfield residents are concerned with recent decisions to tighten greenhouse gas emissions. The entire political leadership of the state seems to oppose “Obama’s war on coal.” A currently running ad sponsored by Americans For...

Editorial: No room at the inn for refugee children

Faith groups around West Virginia are considering what they can do, if anything, to help the flood of child refugees who have been streaming into the country for months. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s office says the state has no capacity to offer...

Readers’ Voice: July 23, 2014

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

Quit whining about the police shooting aggressive dogs. When they do it, it’s in self-defense or in...

Editorial: ‘Armed society’ not particularly safe

In Texas last week, an enraged ex-husband went to his sister-in-law’s home, tied up parents and five children, forced them to lie face-down, and shot all seven in the back of the head. Six died and a teen daughter survived.

In gun-...

Carl McLaughlin: Kanawha State Forest offers long legacy of conservation

In 1938 before Kanawha State forest opened to the public, Company 2599 of the Civilian Conservation Corps had transferred into this nearly 7,000-acre tract of land. Camp Kanawha, S-76, was established at the mouth of Shrewsbury Hollow (the location of ...

Reader’s voice: July 22, 2014

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

Why are city, state, federal and local governments allowing strip mining that close in Kanawha State Forest? If...

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Colleges seek prestige and tuition rises

Editor:

In your editorial about college debt getting way out of hand, as usual you blamed the GOP. However, I was reminded of several articles I have read in your paper and others. They alleged...

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