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Editorial Cartoon for March 30, 2015
Editorial Cartoon for March 30, 2015

Editorial Cartoon for March 30, 2015
Editorial Cartoon for March 30, 2015

Editorial: West Virginia can get healthier

Putnam may be proud; more work remains to be done in Kanawha

Guest editorial: Bring tourist cash to West Virginia

Republished from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register.

WHEELING, W.Va. — With gasoline prices lower and many Americans thinking about road trips, now is the time to attract tourists to West Virginia, right?

Not with...

Robert J. Samuelson: Remember the 1937-38 recession

Looking back,

most agree reversal was caused by government policies

Lisa Rickard: West Virginia should be commended for improving its lawsuit system
Lisa Rickard: West Virginia should be commended for improving its lawsuit system

West Virginia has gone from leader in litigation abuse to legal reform capital

Scott Rotruck and David Levine: Don’t restrict competition on energy
Scott Rotruck and David Levine: Don’t restrict competition on energy

James Fawcett’s March 17 opinion piece in the Charleston Daily Mail perfectly illustrates the failure of Appalachian Power and other monopoly utilities to serve...

Hoppy Kercheval: West Virginia makes bold bid to host 2016 debate
Hoppy Kercheval: West Virginia makes bold bid to host 2016 debate

West Virginia has only rarely played a significant role in Presidential elections in the modern era.

In the 1960 Democratic primary, John Kennedy famously convinced the nation that a Catholic could win in a protestant state, propelling him to...

Gary Fox letter: Pharmacy and fraud

The owner of Trivillian’s Pharmacy, a pharmacist, recently entered guilty pleas to defrauding the Medicare and Medicaid programs over a period of several years. This is the lowest and most despicable crime that can be committed against...

William Schwartz letter: Asbestos compromise

I do not agree with the new Legislature’s agenda on labor, education or our civil justice system. However, I want to thank two senators who lead this new Legislature.

As introduced, Senate Bill 411, or the so called “Asbestos...

Delmar Hagedorn letter: No to charter schools

The state of West Virginia should not allow chartered schools.

They pose a threat to unconventional and un-American ideals for our continued freedom and may be used for additional voter referendum education levies. We don’t need...

Your vents, March 30, 2015

n A reader said the Affordable Care Act would “lead to chaos and arbitrary interpretation of all laws.” Wow. Those are strong words for a law that actually helps the average American. I bet he swallowed, without a whimper, the so-...

Editorial cartoon for Saturday, March 27
Editorial cartoon for Saturday, March 27

Editorial cartoon for Saturday, March 27

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Editorials

Editorial: West Virginia can get healthier
Guest editorial: Bring tourist cash to West Virginia
Short Takes on snow days, winter reflections and burdens on beasts
Hats off to Lisa Allen, CEO of Wheeling’s Ziegenfelder Co.
Editorial: After enormous mess, Yeager Airport tries to help

Editorial Cartoon

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Commentary

Lisa Rickard: West Virginia should be commended for improving its lawsuit system
Scott Rotruck and David Levine: Don’t restrict competition on energy
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

Daily Mail Columnist

Laurie Lin: Our monuments to political vanity

Syndicated Columnists

Robert J. Samuelson: Remember the 1937-38 recession

Letters to the Editor

Gary Fox letter: Pharmacy and fraud
William Schwartz letter: Asbestos compromise
Delmar Hagedorn letter: No to charter schools
Jerry Walker: More Alzheimer’s research needed
Terry O’Fiesh: Hail to Eddie King gym

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