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Teachers Need To Be the Leaders in Their Classrooms

August 30, 2015 As a senior at the University of Pittsburgh in 1969, I was finishing my student-teaching obligation in the Pittsburgh Public Schools system. The experience was a disaster. more »»

Almost Redneck Heaven?

August 30, 2015 Brace yourself, Wheeling, to lose a big chunk of the travel and tourism money that rolls into town. more »»

Changes at Indian Mound Will Include Removal of Most Trees

August 30, 2015 There will be some changes at the Mound, the first of which is expected to be undertaken this fall. There are currently seven large trees on the Mound, with six of them to be removed. more »»

Keeping the Flag Flying; A Worldwide Event; and Colors

August 30, 2015 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspaper. more »»

Congress Should Reject Flawed Deal With Iran

August 30, 2015 As a young second lieutenant in the Air Force in 2005, my first assignment as an intelligence officer was with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C. more »»

About That Flat Land Problem ...

August 29, 2015 Well, what do we do about that? About the biggest economic development challenge holding West Virginia back? In case you missed it, state Secretary of Commerce Keith Burdette told legislators... more »»

Identifying Ultimate ‘Bad Seed’

August 29, 2015 For many readers, it’s now old news. But for those of us who bring you the news each day, it is still raw, fresh in our minds. more »»

An Addict For Every Classroom?

August 23, 2015 Perhaps a heroin addict beside them in geography class would be a good thing for middle school students in West Virginia. more »»

Recognizing Those Who Do Well Without College

August 23, 2015 Many high schools base their success on student ACT and SAT test scores, the percentage of students who have been accepted to college, and the number of scholarships that have been awarded. more »»

Board Members Pleased With John Marshall High School Work

August 23, 2015 “I really want (the building) to pop out like you’ve never seen it. I’m hoping we can do something out of the ordinary. more »»

It’s Time for Nation to Repay Debt to W.Va.

August 23, 2015 John Kennedy, in his inaugural address, said that America would “pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, or oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of... more »»

Tapping W.Va. Common Sense

August 22, 2015 There’s a lot of good, old-fashioned common sense to be found in the West Virginia hills. Sen. more »»

Memories of a Newsroom

August 22, 2015 I miss them. Those iconic newspaper men and women who forged an industry out of paper, manuel typewriters and gallons of black ink. more »»

litary Can Help The Police

August 16, 2015 Among the chief complaints of law enforcement critics is that many police forces have become too “militarized. more »»

Using Our God-Given Brains for Good Decisions

August 16, 2015 Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate said, “I’m the only one to separate Siamese twins, the only one to operate on babies while they’re still in their mother’s... more »»

Moundsville Looking For Admittance for Home Rule Program

August 16, 2015 A year ago, the city of Moundsville made a formal presentation seeking Home Rule authority. However, it was denied although city officials believed they had made an outstanding proposal. more »»

Defending Free Speech, Rule of Law in America

August 16, 2015 John Adams once coined a phrase which perhaps best personifies the American form of order: “A government of laws, and not of men.” His meaning behind this phrase was quite clear. more »»

Getting Politics Fix on the Internet

August 15, 2015 Mitt Romney came closer than you may think to winning the 2012 presidential electio. more »»

Hospitality Is Twilight

August 15, 2015 Where did they go? I swear I just had them here a minute ago. My car keys have a way of getting lost despite my best efforts to keep them in plain sight. more »»

Too Big A Killer To Fail

August 9, 2015 Most Americans don’t like the “too big to fail” philosophy of government’s relationship with business. While most politicians insist they agree, their behavior indicates they don’t, really. more »»

EPA Ignoring Economic Havoc From New Rules

August 9, 2015 What would you think if I told you Washington was going take another $1,700 a year out of your family’s checking account? How would that affect your family? How much would it hurt? This isn’t a... more »»

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Dodging Raindrops and Rabbits

July 14, 2015 I don't know about you, but I'm really growing tired of the rain. It's made it very difficult to plan anything outdoors, from simply cooking on the grill to cutting the grass. more »

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