Inter-Mountainhttp://www.theintermountain.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 25 Oct 2014 13:45:31 EDTSat, 25 Oct 2014 13:45:31 EDT & Applause's note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in - pro, con or neutral.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTLibertarian candidates gaining traction of the five candidates for the U.S. Senate from West Virginia are under no illusions about winning the election. They know they have no chance of prevailing. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., is virtually certain to win the Senate seat.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTManchin trying to change minds Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., has a well-deserved reputation as a conciliator, eager and often able to make political opponents understand his positions and sometimes agree with them.Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTPunishments should be severe in Morgantown who destroyed property and assaulted firefighters and police officers Saturday night in Morgantown should be prosecuted and punished severely. If they are West Virginia University students, they should be expelled.Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTBelington Council 'throws out' proposal City Council did the right thing by voting last week to do away with a controversial proposed ordinance that would have required an application and a $25 fee from anyone who wanted to move into the town.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT