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West Virginia's Lawsuit Climate: Bad news, but then some good news

The West Virginia Record Sep. 15, 2015, 9:00am

La vie en rose. The world seen through rose-colored glasses, or glasses of rosé. It's a wonderful world, where everything turns out right (ultimately), the boy always gets the girl (eventually), and there's always a happy ending (if you last that long).

Getting to the root of the matter

The West Virginia Record Sep. 8, 2015, 2:58pm

You can save a lot of money by doing it yourself, provided you know how.

We're not the ones who need to move on

The West Virginia Record Sep. 1, 2015, 10:57am

Why are Americans still talking about slavery? Yes, and no. It has been a century and a half since the end of slavery in America. That's true enough. Should it have ended in our country sooner? Surely. Could it have? Maybe. Was it good that it finally ended when it did? Of course. We can all agree on that.

You can't hold back the tide, Mr. Morrisey!

The West Virginia Record Aug. 25, 2015, 10:21am

Some of us are old enough to remember when major American cities had multiple daily newspapers, all with different owners and different perspectives.

Counting the days until the EPA’s war on coal can be stopped

The West Virginia Record Aug. 18, 2015, 11:14am

It's more than 17 months away – more than 500 days, more than 12,000 hours – but it can't come soon enough.

Patrick Morrisey is keeping his promises

The West Virginia Record Aug. 11, 2015, 12:22pm

Promises, promises. That's pretty much all voters have to go on when a candidate runs for office the first time.  When seeking re-election, however, that same candidate has a record to run on. Voters can scrutinize that record and judge accordingly. Have the promises been kept, for instance? If not, why not?

The battle begins

The West Virginia Record Aug. 4, 2015, 10:55am

Two months ago, having concluded that its authority extends only to promulgated rules and not to proposed ones, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia declined to conduct a review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, as requested by Patrick Morrisey and 14 other state attorneys general.

Justice Robin Davis gets an ethics pass from her judicial peers

The West Virginia Record Jul. 28, 2015, 11:01am

Ah yes, the old double standard! We've all experienced it.

Enjoy the Charleston Gazette-Mail while you can

The West Virginia Record Jul. 21, 2015, 12:57pm

There was a time when many major cities in America had as many as half a dozen newspapers: two or three morning papers, two or three afternoon papers, with multiple editions published throughout the day.

What's best for West Virginia?

The West Virginia Record Jul. 15, 2015, 7:10am

Why do we let ourselves be pitted against each other?

“Navigable waters” means something

The West Virginia Record Jul. 6, 2015, 2:54pm

Question the precise meaning of a word or complain that a particular phrase is vague or ambiguous and someone – perhaps a politician – is likely to respond patronizingly, dismissing your concerns as quibbling, nitpicking, or paranoia.