MOV Parent: Cartographers is puzzle-y fun

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If your kids enjoy Tetris-like games, they will enjoy Thunderworks Games’ “Cartographers.” Designed by Jordy Adan and illustrated by Lucas Ribeiro, this game uses cards and map drawing sheets. Each player is taking on the role of a cartographer, drawing forests, farming lands, towns, ...

MOV Parent: Time for the lunch bell

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The summer months are ending, and back to school is quickly approaching. With going back to school, it can be difficult to begin or continue a healthy lifestyle. It is easy to choose unhealthy lunches and snack ideas. However, I would like to share with you the importance of packing a healthy ...

Bureaucracy: West Virginia lawmakers should follow auditor’s advice


King Bureaucracy is rather fond of itself; and elected officials don’t normally have the courage to confront it once they have forgotten for whom they work. Still, West Virginia lawmakers could not have gotten a clearer sign that they should eliminate some of the waste in state government by ...

RISE: Lawmakers must keep pressure on program


In 2016, West Virginians experienced a historic flood that devastated homes and communities. Now, more than five years later, the RISE West Virginia program has completed ... 84 percent of the houses and projects it promised it would complete to help families recover. Jennifer Ferrell, ...

Criminal: VA still needs answers on Mays murders


Perhaps taking advantage of the craze for true-crime podcasts and forensics documentary series, federal prosecutors in West Virginia have decided to host a conference in October to discuss the methods used to convict a former nursing assistant in the deaths of numerous patients at Louis A. ...

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UP: To the possibility that the Paden City Groundwater site could be added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund National Priorities List, for getting federal funding to help in cleanup. “If finalized, today’s proposed listing will enable us to continue our joint work, ...