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Editorials

Grant Brooke County school funds

Brooke County school officials were in Charleston this week, seeking state School Building Authority funding for an important project. Many of the projects for which SBA money is sought are aimed at improving the education environment in schools. Brooke County’s request is much more ...

Keeping our faith

When the annual Faith in the Future Prayer Breakfast is held Friday, participants will be continuing a tradition that dates back to 2005. The event, traditionally held the Friday before Thanksgiving, has been based on a very simple message — the movement seeks to create a climate of economic ...

Commit to quit smoking

This Thursday is a good day to clear the air, so to speak. It’s the annual Great American Smokeout — marked on the third Thursday in November — when smokers, hopefully, will make the commitment to stop smoking for the day. It’s a great first step to stopping an extremely bad habit ...

Address still carries meaning

The Civil War was far from over on Nov. 19, 1863, when the dedication ceremonies were held for the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg. Politicians and dignitaries had gathered in the small Pennsylvania town to remember the battle of July 1-3 of that year in which Union forces had ...

Keeping college costs affordable

West Liberty University’s Board of Governors is seeking a new president for the institution. Incumbent President Stephen Greiner has announced he plans to retire, though he has given the board plenty of time to find a successor. Greiner intends to leave June 30. During his nearly four years ...

Real transparency a good start

A variety of potentially divisive issues, ranging from immigration to gun control, were being discussed by U.S. Roman Catholic bishops during a national meeting in Baltimore last week. Dealing with the elephant in the room ought to be at the top of their agenda. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, who ...