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Client files suit against Bill Kinder & Associates after loss of $130,000 investment

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

BECKLEY – A Lewisburg woman is suing a financial adviser and a business after she allegedly lost thousands that she invested based on their recommendations.

Delegate says WVAJ president misleading citizens about work WV CALA does

By Terry Waxman | Mar 26, 2019

I am proud of the work that I did when I used to serve on the board of WV CALA and the work it did during the 2019 Session. I hope everyone sees past the misleading information from Mr. New and joins WV CALA in the fight to improve the lives of every day West Virginians.

SBA administrator celebrates two years of supporting entrepreneurs

By Michelle Christian | Mar 5, 2019

Dear Editor: Shortly after President Trump swore her in as U.S. Small Business Administrator, Linda McMahon vowed to meet as many small business owners and their employees as she could.

Opposition to charter schools doesn't make sense

By Gary Dungan | Feb 19, 2019

It is puzzling to us that there could be such great acceptance of public charter schools in New Orleans and such total opposition from the unions and the school boards, including the State School Board, in West Virginia, where our public schools rank near the bottom in achievement.

Inventory tax removal will benefit West Virginia

By Rebecca McPhail | Feb 13, 2018

Dear Edi​tor: As West Virginians, we recognize the obstacles we need to overcome to achieve greater economic prosperity. We talk about it, mull it over, debate it, but not often enough do we decide and act.

Longest serving state lawmaker endorses road bond issue

By Frank Deem | Sep 19, 2017

Dear Editor: As a member of the Republican State Executive Committee, I feel compelled to write this letter endorsing the road bond issue which will be voted upon October 7th.

Thanks to UMWA president for helping save retiree benefits

By Josh Sword | May 9, 2017

Dear Editor: On the very best day in Washington D.C., it’s easy for interests of the everyday working person to get lost in the shuffle.

Coal will come 'roaring back' if given a chance

By Tom Harris | Apr 11, 2017

Dear Editor: In response to Hoppy Kercheval's recent opinion piece on your website, I think coal WILL come "roaring back."

West Virginia needs coal jobs and a better EPA under Pruitt

By Steven Golden | Jan 18, 2017

Dear Editor: Retaining a coal job over the past few years has not been easy, but I’ve been blessed to keep my job at Mepco. Still, like so many others in my community, I’ve been worried about the of future of my career over the past eight years as the “War on Coal” has seemed to have no end in sight.

U.S. Senate should confirm Pruitt as EPA Administrator

By Roger Summerfield | Jan 18, 2017

Dear Editor: It is clear that West Virginia has been a victim of Obama’s War on Coal these past eight years.

Clean Power Plan won't do anything for the climate

By Tom Harris | Oct 11, 2016

Dear Editor, Judges considering arguments against the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan ( must recognize that the rules will have no measurable impact on climate.

Morrisey’s office touts transparency

By Roman Stauffer | Aug 30, 2016

Dear Editor: Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has made great strides in instituting ethical, good-government policies on the state’s hiring of private lawyers for litigation, and he has worked to limit the amount of settlement dollars paid to these lawyers.

Charleston chiropractor draws praise from a patient

By Jo L. Rowe | May 25, 2016

Dear Editor: Your recent article regarding Simmons Family Chiropractic, wherein a patient of Dr. Darby Simmons has filed a lawsuit alleging negligence and premises liability, concerns me.

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