Another "fair and balanced" article from a Wheeling "newspaper"
Here is the headline from yesterday's News-Register front-page article:
Northern Panhandle Schools Flunk Test
And here's the lede:
. . .
Northern Panhandle public school districts fared poorly on West Virginia's Smarter Balanced Assessment Test, a review by the Sunday News-Register indicates.
Criticizing the EPA
A couple of reactions:
The editorial says that the EPA is breaking the . . .
Charles Patton, the president of WV's largest electric utility - Appalachian Power, spoke yesterday at the state Energy Summit. David Gutman in this morning's Gazette-Mail reported what Patton said (emphasis is mine):
Coal consumption is not likely to increase, regardless of whether new federal regulations on power . . .
dealing with WV's drug problem
Amid all the "blame-Obama for drugs" hoopla that we got last week from state Republicans and our local "newspapers," none of the finger-pointers wanted to mention, let alone blame, the drug companies and their distributors for shipping pain pills into southern West Virginia in numbers that far exceeded the demand. At the . . .
Despite what WV politicians and Wheeling "newspapers" tell us (Updated October 27)
The University of Texas at Austin recently released a new poll tracking American's attitudes toward energy sources. According to medium.com
A new poll from the University of Texas at Austin shows that large majorities of Americans support renewable energy like solar, while coal is considered “the worst” energy source by . . .
Does anybody at that "newspaper" actually follow the news?
Earlier this week Andrew Napolitano wrote a syndicated column about questions that he thinks should be asked of Hilary Clinton when she appeared before the House Benghazi Committee. A quick Google search suggests that the Napolitano article appeared in a number of papers on Wednesday and Thursday. As anyone who spent any time yesterday or . . .
A part of the Congressional Incumbency Protection Program
Congressman David McKinley's most recent "Legislative Update" arrived a few days ago. Here is what I wrote about his last update back at the end of 2014:
If you live in WV’s 1st Congressional District you probably received in the mail Congressman David McKinley’s glossy end-of-the-year report which is mostly a . . .