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Editorial: Educated on climate science

Some members of West Virginia’s Board of Education — presumably swayed by the state’s polluting industries — attempted to cast doubt over global warming by changing rules for discussion in Mountain State science classrooms.

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Editorial: The profound value of religious freedom

Article III, Section 15 of West Virginia’s constitution says:

“No man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place or ministry whatsoever; nor shall any man be enforced, restrained, molested or burthened,...

Eva Knapp: Education in a corporate state

That blonde, tousle-headed kid with an arresting cowlick in the front remains indelible in my memory. On this particular day, he sat somber and transfixed while his English class was discussing why, in Coleridge’s poem “Rime of the...

Rick Wilson: How we got a prevailing wage law offers lessons

The new leaders of West Virginia’s Republican-controlled legislature have made jobs and economic prosperity a top priority. That being the case, I hope that some will reconsider support for a bill that would take money out of the pockets of the ...

Readers’ Voice: Jan. 23, 2015

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

It kind of makes you wonder if some of these NFL games aren’t fixed for all of the heavy betting that...

Editorial: Democratic values for Democratic Party?

Thursday’s resignation of state Democratic Chairman Larry Puccio opens an opportunity for genuine Democratic values to return to West Virginia.

For years, the state party has shunned humane, people-helping principles of national Democrats....

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William D. Turner: New Congress may block protections to streams, wetlands

Not since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972 has the pollution of America’s lakes, streams and rivers been a more pressing issue, and the new leadership in the U.S. Senate makes the threat even immediate. Across America, vitally...

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Editorial: Rediscovering the Great Kanawha

Among the lessons, large and small, to come out of the 2014 water crisis is another way to think about the Kanawha River.

West Virginians can thank Randy Huffman, secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection, for suggesting that ...

Editorial: Economic opportunity for all

Outnumbered by Republicans now controlling both houses of Congress, President Obama offered a message of hope for average American families, an appeal for “middle-class economics” to boost regular folks.

In his seventh State of the ...

Readers’ Voice: Jan. 22, 2015

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People worry that liberals are brainwashing their children, while at the same time forcing them to go to church...

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