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Vent Line for July 7, 2015

n Why hasn’t AEP given the Kanawha River plant employees their severance packages? The plant is closed and they are all out of work. They have received no packages of any kind. Please find out what is going on. AEP is lying and hasn’t...

Vent Line for July 7, 2015

n Why hasn’t AEP given the Kanawha River plant employees their severance packages? The plant is closed and they are all out of work. They have received no packages of any kind. Please find out what is going on. AEP is lying and hasn’t...

Hoppy Kercheval: State could face tough fiscal year

Best solution to lower revenues from energy is a strong, vibrant economy

Noah Smith: More job-creating immigrants needed

Admitting high-skill immigrants could grow US economy

Editorial: PGA tournament shows the best of the state

Residents everywhere can adopt Jim Justice’s positive attitude

Editorial: Vision, new perspective can boost business

Young leaders taking advantage of area’s positives to improve rank

Editorial cartoon for July 7, 2015
Editorial cartoon for July 7, 2015

Editorial cartoon for July 7, 2015

Letter to the editor: War on drugs doesn’t work

In 1971, President Richard Nixon termed drugs as “Public Enemy Number One.” With that, he established the DEA and America’s War on Drugs.

I will leave statistics to other writers. No doubt, certain drugs are a blight on...

Kevin Kearns: Vote against “fast track” showed support for U.S. manufacturers

America needs a strong manufacturing sector to sustain robust economy growth, one that creates new businesses, jobs, and opportunities for all.

Manufacturing is responsible for 70 percent of U.S. research and development, and often spins off...

Dan Cook: Keeping it between the lines

Highway signage needs replaced regularly for safety

Christopher Regan: Marriage decision protects Union

Country, state grow

stronger thanks

to marriage

equality ruling

In St. Francis’ prayer we ask God to grant, “that we may not so much seek to be consoled as to console; to be understood as to understand; to ...

Editorial cartoon for July 6, 2015
Editorial cartoon for July 6, 2015

Letter to the editor: Law makes health care affordable

On June 25, the United States Supreme Court once again upheld the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). This law has helped 16 million Americans and about 180,000 West Virginians gain health care coverage.

The Court upheld a key part of the law that ...

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Editorials

Editorial: PGA tournament shows the best of the state
Editorial: Vision, new perspective can boost business
Editorial: Should marriage be a purely private matter?
Editorial: State’s infrastructure should be a priority
Guest editorial: We hope Americans continue to feel safe

Editorial Cartoon

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Commentary

Noah Smith: More job-creating immigrants needed
Dan Cook: Keeping it between the lines
Christopher Regan: Marriage decision protects Union
Kellie Fiedorek: The Supreme Court’s blow to democracy
John Skaff: Education from three views

Daily Mail Columnist

Hoppy Kercheval: State could face tough fiscal year
Shelley Moore Capito: Internet access can close homework gap
Laurie Lin: A prevailing wage “crisis” that isn’t

Syndicated Columnists

Robert Samuelson: How countries fall into debt trap
George Will: Some GOP candidates come unhinged
Thomas Sowell: Supreme Court’s disastrous justices

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: War on drugs doesn’t work
Kevin Kearns: Vote against “fast track” showed support for U.S. manufacturers
Letter to the editor: Law makes health care affordable
Letter to the editor: Restore original prevailing wage law

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