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Editorials

Creating a better business climate

Give the pencil-pushers in Charleston a little credit: They made a move late last month they spun as a way to reduce unemployment insurance costs for the state’s businesses by as much as 25% next year — they paid off WorkForce West Virginia’s federal pandemic loan of $185 million before ...

Remembering the bedrock of our nation

Today we honor our Constitution, the foundation of our society. Signed on Sept. 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, that document gave power, structure and form to the national system of government that began with the U.S. Declaration of Independence 11 years before. There to reform the Articles of ...

Some oldtime fun at the fair

Some more traditional fun will be found at Tomlinson Run State Park this weekend with the return of the Hancock County Oldtime Fair. Since it was chartered in 1930, the fair has brought a sense of pride for Hancock County and its residents, relying more on local history and community spirit ...

Show support for the Weirton United Way

The Weirton United Way continues its year-round work to assist the community this weekend with its annual fall golf tournament, and we’re sure it will be another successful event. Teams of area golfers will take to the fairways of Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course Saturday morning to ...

Our veterans deserve better

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 ...

The pandemic’s impact on Social Security

Want another piece of bad news that be blamed, at least in part, on the COVID-19 pandemic? There is now so much financial pressure on Social Security and Medicare that the programs’ trustees have moved up by one year the date for which the depletion of Social Security’s reserves will ...