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Keep alert as school year begins

August 24, 2016 Within a week, every school district in our area will have opened its doors for another school year. more »»

Protecting addicts from themselves

August 23, 2016 Huntington, W.Va., made national news a week ago when, in the space of a few hours, 28 people there overdosed on heroin laced with a deadly additive. Just two of the victims died, however. more »»

Look into limits on VA health care

August 22, 2016 Some government benefits for military veterans, including health care, are linked to income. more »»

Keep peace or disband the agency

August 21, 2016 When was the last time you remember reading of the United Nations’ peacekeeping forces actually keeping the peace? Been awhile, hasn’t it? More likely is that you have seethed over reports of the... more »»

Tax increases not the answer

August 20, 2016 Congressional Budget Office analysts estimate the national debt, now at 75 percent of the gross national product, will grow to 86 percent in a decade. more »»

Man’s death raises critical questions

August 19, 2016 The video recording that shows the last minutes of Perry Galloway Jr. on earth is gut wrenching and heart breaking. Every law enforcement officer and official in the area should view i. more »»

Our states losing war on drugs

August 18, 2016 An unusual meeting set for today in Wheeing is an indication of the magnitude of the drug abuse epidemic in our two states. more »»

Flood victims need specific assistance

August 17, 2016 As recovery from devastating floods in West Virginia — including one in nearby Follansbee in Brooke County — continues, the needs of those affected are changing. more »»

Being careful with pellet, ‘airsoft’ guns

August 16, 2016 You may have read a similar message previously, but here is one more plea to local residents, especially teenagers, to be very careful with toy and pellet guns that look like real firearm. more »»

State’s timber industry vital

August 15, 2016 Harvesting trees and processing wood products is becoming a more and more important industry in West Virginia. more »»

National debt keeps growing

August 14, 2016 Congressional Budget Office analysts estimate the national debt, now at 75 percent of the gross national product, will grow to 86 percent in a decade. more »»

Delta outage could have been worse

August 13, 2016 Computer equipment went on the fritz at Delta Airlines this week. Tens of thousands of passengers and employees were affected by more than 1,000 canceled flights and 2,800 delayed takeoffs. more »»

Head injuries are serious issue for student athletes

August 12, 2016 Damage from concussions or other brain injuries can take years — maybe decades — to appea. more »»

‘Routergate’ just the tip of the iceberg

August 11, 2016 You may remember “Routergate,” the expensive fiasco involving West Virginia officials’ misuse of millions of dollars in federal technology funding. more »»

Charter schools should be held accountable

August 10, 2016 Private charter schools in Ohio ought to have to comply with the same accountability standards applied to public schools. more »»

Proud of WVU Olympian

August 9, 2016 She may be a native of the Old Dominion, but Virginia “Ginny” Thrasher is now a West Virginian. We’ve adopted her. Thrasher, of Springfield, Va. more »»

Providing more help for addicts

August 8, 2016 Drug addiction has exploded in the United States during the past decade or so. more »»

Better planning needed on the debate schedule

August 7, 2016 By late September, even voters interested in the presidential election may be ready for some football as an alternative to politics. more »»

West Virginia Derby lets region shine

August 6, 2016 At approximately 5 p.m. more »»

Ohio tax holiday helps shoppers

August 5, 2016 Ohio will welcome back-to-school shoppers today through 11:59 p.m. Sunday with a tax holiday on the most-used school supplies. more »»

Follansbee needs state, federal help

August 4, 2016 What happened in Follansbee last weekend pales in comparison to the disaster in several other counties of West Virginia earlier this summer. more »»


Railroad Retirees August 25, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL — Railroad Retirees meet 11 a.m. today at L&B Donut Shop. All departments welcome. more »

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