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Easy A: Grade inflation on the rise

Americans understandably worry about inflation. Increasing prices for goods and services put a strain on the family budget. But there is another inflationary factor of growing concern in this country — grade inflation. A comprehensive…


AAA: Gas prices rise ahead of Memorial Day

Sheetz on Chestnut Ridge Road gas stations. The average price for gasoline across northern West Virginia is 2 cents higher this week at $3.513 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.   The…




Border state abortions are on the rise

Data show that in recent years between 1,000 and 1,200 abortions were performed annually in West Virginia. But that was before the Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe vs. Wade and sent the abortion question back…