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Mark Polen: Is a government regulated Internet in our future?

Should a 1930s era regulatory model be governing the future Internet?

Mark Polen: Is a government regulated Internet in our future?

Should a 1930s era regulatory model be governing the future Internet?

Hoppy Kercheval: US Millennials don’t measure up
Hoppy Kercheval: US Millennials don’t measure up

18 to 29 age group knows video games, but workday math?

Jennifer Rubin: Harry Reid’s legacy of obstruction

Nevada senator poisoned political debate and muddied the Upper Chamber

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Changing Islam from within

Euphemisms don’t work. Time for reform is now

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...

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...

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...

Chris Hamilton: Professionalism and progress on key issues characterize new WV legislature
Chris Hamilton: Professionalism and progress on key issues characterize new WV legislature

Given the tide-turning November elections and the exceptional class of incoming legislators, expectations were high for the 81st Legislature. Now that the 2015 session is complete, it is the opinion of many Capitol-watchers that we have witnessed the ...

Erik Wemple: Charlottesville police wasted resources chasing down bogus Rolling Stone reporting

College journalism professors may want to take a close look the press conference held Monday by Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo. The occasion for Longo’s extensive statement was the conclusion of a five-month...

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