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Editorials

Optimism

Lawmakers have already proved they are serious this year about working with employers to bring opportunities to the state. Certainly this time they had a target in mind, and therefore were able to act with more confidence, but passage of the West Virginia Industrial Advancement Act could be a ...

Almost Heaven

Many West Virginians, when returning to their beloved Mountain State, share a tradition of playing John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads” when crossing the state line, singing along to the state’s unofficial anthem. We all know the impact the song has had on West Virginia, ...

Opportunity

Lawmakers have already proved they are serious this year about working with employers to bring opportunities to the state. Certainly this time they had a target in mind, and therefore were able to act with more confidence, but passage of the West Virginia Industrial Advancement Act could be a ...

Frightening

It is a frightening thought: military grade weapons, lost by the U.S. government and appearing again on the streets. But an Associated Press investigation found assault rifles, machine guns, handguns, armor-piercing grenades, artillery shells, mortars, grenade launchers and plastic explosives ...

Unacceptable

Our Department of Veterans Affairs does not always do a good job of meeting its responsibilities to those who were willing to give everything for the rest of us. We’ve seen countless examples over the years of bureaucracy for bureaucracy’s sake, yet somehow poor oversight and organization ...

Research

As West Virginia’s congressional delegation continues to work for more research dollars for Mountain State institutions of higher learning, U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., have announced nearly $900,000 from the National Science Foundation for West Virginia ...