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Project AWARE

November 2, 2014 Wood County’s public school system is one of three in West Virginia that will serve as demonstration sites to guide development of a statewide approach to improve mental health services — for... more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

November 1, 2014 UP: To everyone remembering to turn back their clocks on Sunday as we fall back into Eastern Standard Time. It also is a good time for homeowners to replace the batteries in their smoke alarms. more »»

Giving Back

October 31, 2014 Eagle Scout Service Projects are a chance for young men to demonstrate their desire — and ability — to give back and make a difference in their communitie. more »»

Dismissive Attitude

October 30, 2014 Members of the West Virginia Board of Education Commission on School District Governance and Administration displayed a disturbing lack of faith in the ability of West Virginians to make good... more »»

Childhood Obesity

October 29, 2014 West Virginians — particularly children — are trending in the wrong direction when it comes to obesity and chronic health problems like Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure. In fact, Dr. more »»

Health Risk

October 28, 2014 Political correctness can mean taking extreme measures to avoid insulting or marginalizing anyone — no matter how much the truth must be bent to do so. more »»

Gate Crashers

October 27, 2014 Another apparently mentally ill person jumped the White House fence last week. more »»

Truancy Officers

October 26, 2014 Truancy officers have made an enormous difference for Wood County students in recent years, but their job is an ongoing one, and requires continued help from policymakers and parents or guardians. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

October 25, 2014 UP: To the American Heart Association for its Mission: Lifeline program that will teach students in 27 public and parochial middle and high schools in Wood County how to perform cardiopulmonary... more »»

Protect Patients

October 24, 2014 Nurses and doctors are not interchangeable. That seems fairly clear. more »»

Gabriel Project

October 23, 2014 When Stacy DeCicco spoke to the Parkersburg Rotary Club this week, she made a point that surely raised more than a few eyebrow. more »»

Bill Johnson

October 22, 2014 On both national issues and those of direct concern to East Ohio communities, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, has been a leader. more »»

John Kasich

October 21, 2014 When John Kasich took the reins as governor of Ohio in January 2011, the state was a mess. more »»

Alex Mooney

October 20, 2014 The Nov. 4 election is of critical importance to all Americans — and in some ways, especially so to residents of our area who will be electing someone new to represent them in Congress. more »»

Capito

October 19, 2014 West Virginians need a U.S. senator who will fight for us without regard to political interests. For years, Rep. Shelley Capito has been doing that for part of our state. more »»

Re-elect McKinley

October 18, 2014 Voters in our area of West Virginia, the First Congressional District, have had reason to be grateful for our good judgment in sending David McKinley to the House of Representatives. more »»

Safe at Home

October 17, 2014 West Virginia’s most at-risk kids are getting a little extra support from a federal waiver that will allow the state to implement a Safe at Home program designed to enhance the state’s child welfare... more »»

Identity Theft

October 16, 2014 Ohio residents have more evidence to back up warnings about increased identity theft in the state. more »»

Stay Focused

October 15, 2014 By now, most drivers understand it can be as dangerous to drive distracted as it is to drive under the influence. more »»

Deadline

October 14, 2014 Today marks the deadline for registering to vote in West Virginia for the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting will then begin Oct. 22. more »»

 
 
 

 

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