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Editorials

Being a good neighbor is still important

West Virginians are big on the concept of being good neighbors. So, when the head of the second-largest natural gas producer in our state talks about “old-school values,” we do not feel any need to applaud — because that is what we expect from other people. Nevertheless, recent comments ...

Epstein investigation must continue

A few of the women victimized by the late Jeffrey Epstein got their day in court on Tuesday, and some expressed frustration that they will never see him there. Epstein, the rich sexual abuser who committed suicide in jail earlier this summer, was to have been tried on various charges that he ...

Don’t become a big loser online

Opportunities to gamble are all around us. West Virginia has more than 6,200 video betting terminals in bars, restaurants, etc. More than 6,100 of the devices operate in casinos, where table gambling also is available. If you prefer old-fashioned wagering, lottery tickets can be purchased at ...

Cracking down on ‘robocalls’

How many times after your phone has rung have you looked at the caller ID, seen it was an in-state number, and answered — only to have a recorded voice offer you help in paying off your student loans? Welcome to ‘robocalls,” those annoying automated communications that at times seem to ...

Football season is almost here

The attention of fans from around the area will be directed on Harding Stadium and Barnesville Thursday night as the region’s high school football season gets under way. Steubenville Big Red will open its season that day when it meets Taylor Allderdice in Harding Stadium. Buckeye Local, ...

Looking toward the battles of the gridiron

The coming weekends of late summer and fall are special for residents of the Tri-State Area. They mean that the pageantry and traditions that are part of high school football have returned. Area teams are back in action this week, beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, when Steubenville Big Red hosts ...