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My Unbased Opinion – July 9

By David O. Heishman – Ten o’clock Sunday evening, Forth of July weekend. No column written and I need one by eight o’clock tomorrow morning. Too old to be up messing around with this stuff this time of night. A […]

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At a Snail’s Pace

Again our friends in the Far Panhandle have come out in support of Corridor H. In May, the Martinsburg Journal wrote the following in response to President Obama

My Unbased Opinion – July 2

By David O. Heishman – It’s a small table. Top about a foot square piece of tongue and groove. Cut from a good sized piece of

My Unbased Opinion – June 18

By David O. Heishman – Recent defeat of Eric Cantor, a Republican, Majority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia by David Brat, an economics professor

Live Web Cameras Deliver Nature and More

(Guest Editorial) CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Many West Virginians enjoy exploring the hidden beauty of nature or examining more urban settings through their home computers and other devices. What we could barely imagine 20 years

My Unbased Opinion – June 11

By David O. Heishman – I wish I knew more about money and banking and America’s financial system. I’ve read and studied about stock markets since mid 2008

Election Notes

Voters typically don’t turn out in droves in non-presidential election years, and participation is even lower in primaries. In the 2010 midterm primary, only 24 percent of registered

My Unbased Opinion – June 4

By David O. Heishman – Best I can remember it was about six feet wide and eight feet long. A big open window in front beside a narrow

Be Prepared

Hurricane season in the North Atlantic arrived June 1 and will last through November 30. Two of the biggest and most damaging floods to hit our part of

My Unbased Opinion – May 28

By David O. Heishman – Why does the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) need .40 cal. S&W submachine guns with thirty round magazines? We’re not talking “bad”

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