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Editorial

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is taking advantage of the opportunity to ask residents to “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” FEMA, the Ohio EMA and ReadyOhio are asking families to work toward weekly ...

Our veterans deserve all care that is needed

Imagine being the bureaucrats running the federal agency in charge of ensuring the nation does right by those who were willing to fight for this country, and needing to be told to “quickly develop a comprehensive plan to connect Afghanistan and Global War on Terrorism veterans to VA benefits ...

Women remain affected by economic challenges

While the United States continues to fight surges in COVID, businesses struggling and unemployment all at the same time, a reminder has popped up that we as a country still are not doing right by a subsets of citizens — and particularly women within that group. A study from Policy Matters ...

How to reach your elected WVa officials

UNITED STATES SENATOR JOE MANCHIN Capitol Address: 306 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510 State Address: 900 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 629, Charleston, WVA 25302 Capitol Phone: 1-202-224-3954 State Phone: 1-304-342-5855 Email: ...

Don’t let your mask become a driving risk

Here’s an interesting one: Masks can be dangerous … if they are hanging from the rear-view mirror of your vehicle. Though it is something we probably should have retained from our driver’s education classes, a refresher is always helpful — don’t hang anything from a vehicle’s ...

West Virginia seeing record number of COVID infections

Still think we’re better off now than we were a year ago in dealing with COVID-19? Officials at our state’s hospitals will tell you you’re dead wrong. As of Friday, West Virginia was two patients short of the record high 818 hospitalized virus patients we had on Jan. 5 — before ...