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Editorial: Science champion

Science — using intelligence to benefit humanity and expand knowledge — has been led by several highly visible figures over the past century.

Albert Einstein showed the world that reality isn’t as fixed as it...

Remembrance: Memorial Day insights

On this special holiday — a time to remember both departed relatives and service members killed in wars — it’s appropriate to acknowledge that all lives are temporary. Generations change, but life goes on. Memorial Day should spur ...

Editorial: A hope for Mideast peace?

Popular Pope Francis signed a Vatican treaty recognizing Palestine as a separate nation, a homeland for Arabs — even though Palestinians remain under military occupation by Israel. His action roused attacks by some conservative Jews. But other...

Letter: Earl ‘Lightening’ Harvey’s portrait should be in public gallery

Editor:

Concerning the article about Bernie Wiepper’s left behind art written by Douglas Imbrogno in Sunday’s Life and Style section, the article and photographs were excellent. One matter truly concerns me. Earl...

Letter: Fayette board of education member can’t support bond

Editor:

When I was elected to serve on the Fayette County Board of Education, I was elected to represent all of the residents of Fayette County. While I admit that I am an advocate for my home Valley District, I feel an overwhelming...

Letter: Pipeline could hurt critical habitat of whippoorwills

Editor:

Here are some corrections to the May 17 commentary “Federal regulators take heat from pipeline opposition” and some excerpts from my comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on May 4.

I live at the foot of ...

Letter: Forbes ‘being real’ in column about Charleston

Editor:

First of all, I don’t know Courtney Forbes, whose op-ed ran in Sunday’s Gazette-Mail. But, I do know Charleston. I’ve lived here most of my life and like Forbes, I love it. We’re missing the point if we think...

Vent Line: May 23, 2015

I was reading in the paper about the millions for dog breeders. I now don’t want to hear about government talking about a budget shortfall. Common sense would dictate you stop giving money away. Vote them out.

Jim Justice is a Democrat?...

Readers’ Voice: May 23, 2015

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

Just curious, Danny Jones — why did you neglect to tell the voters of Charleston that you planned to ask...

Paula Kaufman: Japanese teachers’ lament instructive to Americans

American teachers often complain about overwork and a test-crazed culture. I agree that we are heading in the wrong direction, but while things could be better for our teachers, they could also be worse. Japan is case study of what could happen when a ...

The Charleston Gazette: Executions fading

In his landmark book, “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker argues that humanity slowly is growing more decent and humane, less brutal and cruel. Although some murderous fanatics still decapitate prisoners ...

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Letter: Earl ‘Lightening’ Harvey’s portrait should be in public gallery
Letter: Fayette board of education member can’t support bond
Letter: Pipeline could hurt critical habitat of whippoorwills
Letter: Forbes ‘being real’ in column about Charleston

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