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Friday October 24, 2014

Tennant’s campaign miscue

Secretary of State Natalie Tennant had a mini-campaign rally outside Kanawha County’s voter registration office Wednesday where early voting was getting underway.  Tennant led a...

Thursday October 23, 2014

WVU holds students accountable for riots

WVU President E. Gordon Gee was unequivocal when he spoke about the student riots following the football game last weekend:  “For those identified as participating...

Wednesday October 22, 2014

Manchin tries to lift Democrats caught under Obama’s weight

Red state Democrats would like to send a message to President Obama: Please stop trying to help. Democratic candidates in West Virginia and many other...

Tuesday October 21, 2014

Campaign spending update

Several political races in West Virginia this campaign season are becoming expensive propositions, according to the most recent filings with the Federal Election Commission. West...

Sunday October 19, 2014

WVU’s postgame celebration goes too far… again

WVU wins a big football game and students turn Morgantown into a riot zone. Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Unfortunately the big story...

Friday October 17, 2014

Why Ebola scares us

It’s unlikely that either you or I will contract Ebola.   It’s also farfetched that any of us will be attacked by a shark, but that...

Thursday October 16, 2014

Do we really need 55 county school systems?

Government bureaucracy announcements of plans to reorganize are often met with a fair amount of eye-rolling.  After meetings, studies and more meetings, the deck chairs...

Wednesday October 15, 2014

The energy renaissance

Forty years ago, the United States was thrown into a panic by the Arab Oil Embargo. OPEC’s decision to stop oil exports to the U.S....

Tuesday October 14, 2014

America’s fear

The word “fear” is in the news a lot these days. Fear that Ebola will spread.  Fear that ISIS (and other terror groups) will establish...

Monday October 13, 2014

Positive signs in WV public education

New state School Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano’s plan for improving public education in West Virginia has a towering title: “One Voice, One Focus: All Students...

Friday October 10, 2014

Harrison County scofflaws

Did some of the political shenanigans virus from Mingo County spread to Harrison County?  Follow along here and see what you think. Last week, the...

Thursday October 9, 2014

Debates: Who wins?

The first question everyone asks after a debate is, “who won?”   It fits with our obsession for applying sports metaphors while discussing politics. After Tuesday’s...

Wednesday October 8, 2014

West Virginia will soon allow same-sex marriage

It’s only a matter of time before same-sex marriage will be legal in West Virginia.   Whether it’s accepted in West Virginia families, communities, churches and...

Tuesday October 7, 2014

WVU admits mistakes in academic fraud case

WVU President E. Gordon Gee admits the University made mistakes in how it handled the case of Anoop Shankar and academic fraud. Gee, appearing on...

Monday October 6, 2014

Lottery cracks down on faux fraternals

In 2001, the West Virginia Legislature passed the Limited Video Lottery Act.  The goal was to regulate, control and tax the previously illegal practice of...

Friday October 3, 2014

Goodbye and good riddance to fiscal year 2014

A belated Happy Federal Fiscal New Year to you! Perhaps you missed the celebration back on October 1st when Uncle Sam officially put the 2014...

Thursday October 2, 2014

35 years later, former WV delegate still seeks absolution for sex crime

Metronews published a story story today that raises questions about the guilt of former Monongalia County House of Delegates member Clyde Richey. He was convicted 35 years...

Wednesday October 1, 2014

Some good news for a change?

In West Virginia, we often hear it said that we are our own worst enemy. A fatalistic attitude, deeply rooted in our Appalachian culture and...

Tuesday September 30, 2014

Abortion fight in WV-2 congressional race

Polls consistently show that most West Virginia voters are concerned about jobs and the economy. Abortion doesn’t rank near the top, but it’s an emotional...

Monday September 29, 2014

Capito-Tennant race gets personal

Secretary of State Natalie Tennant is apparently about to play her best card in an attempt to catch Representative Shelley Moore Capito in the race...

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