Newest census figures show cities in W.Va. still need help
Could we one day look back at 2010 as a turning point for Huntington’s population trend?
We hope so.
After recording a drop in city population in every decade’s census since 1960, the 2012 population estimates released last month show the city of Huntington’s population slightly above the 2010 census number.
Relay for Life: Celebrate survival and build hope that more will be cured
Some of them are people we may see every day.
But there is nothing characteristic about them to say they have cancer — or ever have had cancer.
We might be able to see ourselves in their lives.
Is distracted driving in state decreasing?
West Virginia phased in its distracted driving ban once the landmark bill passed last year.
In 2012, lawmakers passed and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed into law a ban on texting while driving, which took effect immediately, and a ban on talking on a cell phone while driving, which becomes a primary offense within days.
Appalachian Petroleum Technology Training Center brings exciting opportunities to region
The supply of energy sources in the United States is definitely on the upswing.
New technology, combined with the high price of oil, has brought previously unproductive sources of energy to the market.
Public has chance to voice its opinion about tough choices on state road funding
To combat soaring gas prices, consumers are looking toward more fuel-efficient vehicles and making purchases with that in mind.
But the less gasoline purchased and consumed sure takes a toll on the roadways in the state. You see, a majority of funding for roads projects comes from taxes levied at the pump.
High school graduation is first day of the rest of life
When all is said and done, after pre-K, kindergarten, elementary and middle schools and then high school, students walk away with something to treasure.
Their magnificent contribution and ultimate sacrifice are never forgotten
With the celebration of another Memorial Day, we once more are reminded of our blessings and heritage as Americans. The survival of any successful society or nation depends largely upon an armed force for protection. These men and women from all generations have bravely stepped forward to answer the call of their country.
How can state’s traffic fatalities be decreased?
The Appalachian region has less than 10 percent of the nation’s population.
Yet, West Virginia University researchers have found that the region’s traffic fatality rate is 45 percent higher than other areas.
Student loan fix shouldn’t require huge political battle
College is a time when young men and women hit the books to prepare themselves to enter the workforce in their chosen profession.
College-level math and science and literature are tough courses.
Appropriate rationale, safety go away in face of drug addiction
The No. 1 prescribed drug among Medicare patients in West Virginia isn’t for heart disease, high blood pressure or high cholesterol.
No, it’s the very powerful narcotic hydrocodone-acetaminophen, known by brand names like Lortab, Lorcet, Dolorex and Vicodin.
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