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Joshua Kurt Higginbotham: Blaming everyone but the criminal

When a child feels guilt for wrongdoing, they tend to play the “blame game” by pointing fingers or casting lies.

In the case of the recent terrorist attack in Charleston, S.C., the United States of America is also like a guilty...

Letter to the editor: EPA: editorial based on misconceptions

On its May 29th editorial page, the Charleston Daily Mail expressed sharp criticisms of the Clean Water Rule that appear to be based on misinterpretations of what the rule does and how it came into existence.

The facts are that when Congress...

Letter to the editor: Pipeline could bring opportunity to state

I am writing in support of the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline. The gas pipeline is expected to run underground through eleven West Virginia counties and a few more in Virginia.

This pipeline is a great opportunity for our state and...

George Rodriguez: Jones confident, capable leader

I used to be the West Virginia Housing and Urban Development director and I worked with many mayors — in state and across the nation — in my 20 years with HUD.

However, I can honestly say, Danny Jones was among the best if not the ...

Shawn Taylor: Council candidate asks for vote

I ask Charleston voters to consider the following facts when choosing their at-large council members.

In 2005, I was nominated by Mayor Jones and confirmed by your City Council to be your municipal judge, and was elected by you in 2008.

My ...

State returns library’s property

On March 23rd, Roger Hughes from the State Treasurer’s office came to the South Charleston Public Library board meeting to return unclaimed property to the library’s foundation.

It was quite an unexpected windfall for the library...

Leonard Mc Ie: Why the lack of interest in freedom?

The issues of my letter as a free American citizen are with our upcoming Fourth of July/ Independence Day observance and celebration this coming July, and what this day of observance and celebrations are all about.

Why is it there is getting to...

Paul Epstein: Capito should help lead us to a better future

In a letter from Senator Capito responding to my request that she vote against a measure that would have prevented any tax or fee on carbon emissions from coming before the Senate, she informed me that she has “consistently opposed the...

Lawrence Lyon Jr.: Iran agreement is worthless paper

Neville Chamberlain came back to England after negotiating with Adolph Hitler and said, “I bring you peace, peace in our time.”

Winston Churchill said, “You have brought us a worthless scrap of paper and war....

Gordon Gee: WVU fans demonstrated bond at WNIT game

I would like to thank the Kanawha Valley community and Mountaineer fans from across the state for such a warm reception for our women’s basketball team during the WNIT championship game at the Charleston Civic Center on Saturday....

Mike Carey: Thanks to the many Mountaineer fans

On behalf of the West Virginia University women’s basketball program, I say thank you for helping us cap-off a memorable post season run into the WNIT championship game.

How the Kanawha Valley community came together to pack the...

Nellie Britton: Are legislators doing their job?

I have been following the news on the legislative session and the work our elected officials have (or have not) been doing.

In doing so, I have had several questions come to mind. Maybe you, some of your readers or even our elected...

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