Praising first responders The city of Boston and the town of West, Texas, could hardly be more dissimilar. One is a massive metropolitan center, with a combined residential population of more than 7 million, that also serves as the state’s capital, while the other is a rural crossroads of only 2,800 people that, until last week, was easily overlooked on a drive along I-35 between Austin and Dallas.
However, these two communities share one thing in common — the brave...
Poll: Public pessimism on economy is increasing WASHINGTON (AP) — For the third year in a row, the nation’s economic recovery has hit a springtime soft spot. Reflecting that weakness, only 1 in 4 Americans now expects his or her own financial situation to improve over the next year, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows.
The sour mood is undermining support for President Barack Obama’s economic stewardship and for government in general.
The poll shows that just 46 percent of Americans ...
Jennifer Agiesta and Tom Raum Associated PressAssociated Press
Felt like the world was coming apart Weeks like the one we just lived through can make it seem like the world is coming apart.
On Monday, a perfect day for distance running, two homemade bombs turned a day of celebration into a day of violence.
On Tuesday, we learned about poison being sent through the mail to the president, a senator and a judge.
On Wednesday, an explosion destroyed a small town in Texas.
On Friday, we awoke to images of an overnight shootout and a manh...
Letters To The Editor, May 19, 2013 Memorial Day Celebration
Greetings, my name is Rick Bradley. I am a retired-disabled U.S. Army veteran. I have enclosed an essay that I wrote in college that I wanted to share with m...
Letters To The Editor, May 12, 2013 Jared Marcum incident
I am appalled at the number of letters submitted by retired military personnel on the issue of the Jared Marcum incident. I can only surmise from their comments...
Letters to the Editor, May 5, 2013 First Amendment
A benefit of the First Amendment is that when all people can freely express themselves, normal people are regularly reminded of how warped some can be in their thinki...
Letters To The Editor, April 28, 2013 Looking for Donna
Hello, I’m from Michigan and I have been looking for Donna Sue Browning Gardner for over 35 years. I was told she still lives in Harts?
It is really important to ...
Letter to Editors, April 14, 2013 Cabell County DOH
Although I am not the supervisor for Corridor G, I would like to take the time to express my thanks to the DOH employees from Cabell County working in Logan on Corr...