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Opinion

Helping To Forge a New Downtown

Editorials

It˾ֱs interesting to study the shift that has taken place over the past 70 years when it comes to downtowns ˾ֱ primarily downtown living. There was a time when families chose to live in downtown Wheeling, or just adjacent to downtown in neighborhoods such as East Wheeling and Center ...

Jerry West Was the Best of West Virginia

Letters to the Editor

Editor, News-Register: Jerry West was a basketball genius and a defining figure in the NBA for more than 60 years. He distinguished himself not only as an NBA champion and an All-Star in all 14 of his playing seasons, but also as a consummate competitor who embraced the biggest moments. He ...

U.S. Attorney˾ֱs Office Can Help If You˾ֱve Been Scammed

Local Columns

He was a U.S. Navy veteran from Charles Town. After serving his country, he went to work for the federal government. He saved his money, invested it wisely, and accumulated enough to enjoy retirement. But he was lonely and so he passed his time at the local American Legion to be around other ...

Finding a New Path in Mountain State

Editorials

For 161 years (and two days), West Virginia has been our Wild and Wonderful home. Much good is taking place right now, and it˾ֱs not hard to be bullish about the state˾ֱs future. Consider: in the past year, we˾ֱve seen personal income tax rates drop 21.5% for all residents. We˾ֱve seen ...

Encountering Kindness on Trails

Letters to the Editor

Editor, News-Register: My daughter and I planned a biking trip from Coraopolis, Pa., to Weirton through the Montour and Panhandle trails. The ride was fabulous ˾ֱ we passed by streams, small towns and beautiful nature. When we pulled into Weirton, it was already getting dark. While trying ...