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Religion doesn’t belong in public schools

BY: - November 16, 2023

It’s a lesson that school officials can learn the easy way or the hard way: Schoolhouses are not churches. The actions of two West Virginia school systems in recent months illustrate this quite clearly. Both school systems erred by forcing religious views onto a captive audience of students, but one chose costly litigation while the […]

How much money could your local government receive from opioid settlement funds this year?

BY: - November 8, 2023

At its inaugural meeting on Monday, leadership with the West Virginia First Foundation announced that a portion of the settlement funds from opioid litigation is expected to be distributed to localities across the state by the end of this year. Using percentages listed for each municipality and county in the foundation’s memorandum of understanding, West […]