Justice set us up for financial crisis

Recently, The Dominion Post Editorial Board met with longislandexterminatingco Kelly Allen from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, and she taught us a few things about how the state’s budget works (or, as…


Legislators learn about shortage of EMS workers

MORGANTOWN – Legislators received a mountain uscasummer of figures on Tuesday demonstrating that there aren’t enough EMS responders across the state. Delegate Joe Statler, R-Monongalia and co-chair of the Joint Committee on Volunteer Fire Departments…



County students have stories to tell

If you can read, the old adage in education goes, you can learn. However, teachers also love saying that if you can write, you can read — and in that order. “Writing,” as in short…




Only Congress can tap brakes on AI

You could almost hear palms smacking onto foreheads all over the techier corners of the internet last week, after a Google artificial intelligence program began generating pictures of Black founding fathers, a female Pope and…


You need to know what Trump is saying

by Jackie Calmes Donald Trump famously benefited from billions in free media in his 2016 campaign — way too much, as some in the business later conceded. Back then he was a ratings monster; cable…


Hurray for the ticket splitters

by Scott Klug A must-read for political junkies, Sabato’s Crystal Ball had bad news for fans of ticket splitting like me in February: The once widespread practice has plummeted in recent presidential elections. “Just 16…