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Editorial cartoon for Friday, March 27
Editorial cartoon for Friday, March 27

Editorial cartoon for Friday, March 27

Editorial cartoon for Friday, March 27
Editorial cartoon for Friday, March 27

Editorial cartoon for Friday, March 27

Editorial: After enormous mess, Yeager Airport tries to help

Blame may come later; current steps are responsible actions

Editorial: Presidential politics, on a Mountain State stage?

West Virginia is ideally suited to host a 2016 presidential debate

Vent Line for March 27, 2015

n A big “thank you” to Steve Henson and crew for fixing the curb. We really appreciate it.

n They should have placed the airport between Huntington and Charleston, but those old selfish tight wads at the Kanawha County Commission...

Jerry Walker: More Alzheimer’s research needed

In West Virginia, more than 100,000 people are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia.

I helped care for my father and I know the struggles of being a caregiver. My father, along with four out of six brothers and...

Terry O’Fiesh: Hail to Eddie King gym

It’s not every day that a kid has access to a college gymnasium in his/her own backyard!

Growing up two blocks away from what was then “Morris Harvey College,” we neighborhood kids had the run of the Eddie King gym, its...

Duane Zobrist: Lawsuit reforms will boost WV economy

In January, we encouraged newly elected state Senate President Bill Cole, House Speaker Tim Armstead and Members of the West Virginia Legislature to act boldly during the legislative session to address our state’s notorious legal system. ...

Learning to teach to Common Core standards made us better teachers
Learning to teach to Common Core standards made us better teachers

By Kyle Schwartz

Special to The Washington Post

When the Common Core State Standards were rolled out in Colorado in 2010, it was a challenge. At first, my colleagues and I at Doull Elementary in southwest Denver struggled to understand...

Editorial cartoon for the Sweet Sixteen
Editorial cartoon for the Sweet Sixteen

Editorial cartoon by Wade McComas

Vent Line, March 26, 2015

n So school teachers get an automatic pay increase. What about other state employees, such as social workers, who are also required to have a college degree and a license in order to practice? The DHHR cannot keep people because of low pay and bad...

Hoppy Kercheval: The EPA’s fish story
Hoppy Kercheval: The EPA’s fish story

Fifteen percent of all babies in utero in West Virginia have mothers who are subsistence fisherwomen — each of whom eats up to 300 pounds of fish every year that they or their family caught themselves from lakes.

Well, at least that is...

Bill Howley: AEP seeks to stifle WV energy freedom
Bill Howley: AEP seeks to stifle WV energy freedom

Fair competition is the foundation of a healthy economic system. But, Ohio-based holding company AEP, and its subsidiary Appalachian Power, don’t agree. It is obvious they don’t want to compete with solar energy.

This is the only...

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Editorials

Editorial: After enormous mess, Yeager Airport tries to help
Editorial: Presidential politics, on a Mountain State stage?
Editorial: Trimming the budget, with taxpayers in mind
Editorial: Progress on addiction and overdose treatment
Editorial: March’s madness includes tipoff times and travel

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Commentary

Duane Zobrist: Lawsuit reforms will boost WV economy
Learning to teach to Common Core standards made us better teachers
Hoppy Kercheval: The EPA’s fish story
Bill Howley: AEP seeks to stifle WV energy freedom
Chris Hamilton: Professionalism and progress on key issues characterize new WV legislature

Daily Mail Columnist

Laurie Lin: Our monuments to political vanity
Hoppy Kercheval: Many Democrats voted for GOP bills

Syndicated Columnists

Charles Krauthammer: No peace in our time

Letters to the Editor

Jerry Walker: More Alzheimer’s research needed
Terry O’Fiesh: Hail to Eddie King gym

Vent Line

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