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Stiffen ban on texting and driving

December 10, 2014 Fatal consequences can happen due to “distracted driving.” Not infrequently, police report accidents caused by motorists who were using cellular phones to talk or send text message. more »»

Learn why young athlete killed himself

December 9, 2014 What prompted Ohio State University student-athlete Kosta Karageorge to recently take his own life? Did the concussions he suffered as a wrestler and football player have anything to do with the... more »»

Getting back to the basics

December 8, 2014 It is good that finally, some Ohio legislators are worried about putting too many demands on public school teachers’ time. Perhaps they should take another look in the mirror. more »»

Make sure stress doesn’t ruin season

December 7, 2014 Take a deep breath — the holidays are upon us. Some people revel in the spirit of the holidays, humming Christmas songs as they go about the holiday preparation. more »»

Keep fire safety at the forefront

December 6, 2014 Winter is the peak season for home fires, according to the National Fire Protection Agency and the U.S. Fire Administration. more »»

Protect the state against violence

December 5, 2014 Why some politicians shrink from locking proved threats to the public up and throwing away the key is beyond us. more »»

Enjoy the local holiday happenings

December 4, 2014 Along with it being the “most wonderful time of the year,” the holiday season also can bring with it a hectic label as we scurry about searching out that perfect item. more »»

Funding of W.Va. DOH needs fixed

December 3, 2014 Gasoline, already below $3 a gallon at many stations in West Virginia, will drop another 1.1 cents come Jan. 1. more »»

The dangers of ‘toy’ guns

December 2, 2014 Twelve-year-old Tamir Rice of Cleveland probably would be alive today had he not brandished a realistic-looking gun when challenged by a police office. more »»

Time to stop EPA is now

December 1, 2014 Within a few years, your electric and natural gas bills will be drastically higher than they are today — perhaps by as much as $1,000 a year — if President Barack Obama and his liberal cronies are... more »»

Put emphasis on state energy

November 29, 2014 West Virginians will likely look twice at news that Republican leaders in Charleston are planning to elevate the Legislature’s energy committees to major committee status. more »»

Support small businesses this holiday season

November 28, 2014 It’s “Black Friday,” the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. more »»

Let’s all be thankful on this today

November 27, 2014 Today is Thanksgiving Day. That it comes in a week where the nation’s racial divide was laid bare once again does not mean the day should not occur. more »»

Democrats erred on Pelosi, Reid

November 26, 2014 Most Democrats in Congress seem to have learned nothing from the Nov. 4 elections. By repudiating President Barack Obama’s policies, many voters also were being critical of Democrat leaders in the U. more »»

Questioning the use of U.S. troops

November 25, 2014 About 2,000 American soldiers are in harm’s way this week — not against terrorists in the Middle East but in the fight against Ebola in West Africa. more »»

Bill to prohibit predators help needs passed

November 23, 2014 It should not have to be against the law for school officials to help sexual predators they have fired find new jobs working with children. more »»

War on drugs needs assistance

November 22, 2014 Hardcore drug pushers ought to be put behind bars — the longer, the better. Their victims, often those caught and charged with drug offenses, may be a different story. more »»

Give schools increased flexibility

November 21, 2014 Taxpayers sometimes join public school officials in complaining that state and federal mandates give local educators little or no flexibility. more »»

Fighting infectious diseases

November 20, 2014 Perhaps in part because of her excellent handling of the Ebola scare in Ohio, former state epidemiologist Dr. Mary DiOrio has been promoted. Gov. more »»

Bill Cosby allegation: It’s oral rape, not oral sex

November 20, 2014 One evening in 2012, she decided it was time to tell her story. She waited until after business hours to call because she wanted to be sure to get voice mail, not a live person. more »»

 
 

 

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