Hoppy Kercheval
Why Sen. Manchin passed up the governor’s race
Sen. Joe Manchin has always been politically stealthy.
September 6, 2019 - 7:47 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Brown has won over Mountaineer Nation, for now
When Dudley DeGroot arrived in Morgantown in 1948 to coach the football team, he already had nearly 20 years of college and professional head coaching experience.
August 30, 2019 - 7:43 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Manchin-Toomey gun bill’s outcome depends on Trump
Getting consensus in Washington on gun control is more difficult than fans of and Pitt finding common ground.
August 23, 2019 - 8:42 am
Hoppy Kercheval
‘Do Something!’ rallying cry for response to violence
When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine spoke during a vigil for the victims of the deadly mass shooting in Dayton, the crowd began to chant Do something!Professional soccer player Alejandro Bedoya of the Philadelphia Union followed up his score of a goal Sunday by grabbing the on-field microphone and declaring, Hey, Congress, do something now! End gun violence! Lets go!Do something is often what someone says while in panic mode.
August 9, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Hoppy Kercheval
Raising minimum wage doesn’t happen in a vacuum
Heres a loaded question: How much do you think you should be paid for your labor?If youve been in the workforce, then you probably have a pretty good idea of what your skills are worth, and if you operate a business then you know the value of particular jobs.
August 2, 2019 - 7:36 am
Hoppy Kercheval
More tough times reportedly ahead for coal
Coal continues to be a difficult business. Environmental pressures, increased competition from natural gas and renewables, and market conditions mean its harder than ever for coal operators to stay in business.
July 19, 2019 - 7:55 am
Hoppy Kercheval
From the moon to a continuous orbit of outrage
Were approaching the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
July 17, 2019 - 8:04 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Small donations adding up for Dems’ Stephen Smith
It does not take long to review the second quarter campaign financial statement of incumbent Gov.
July 12, 2019 - 7:53 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Cline’s legacy: Success and contributions
Chris Cline had a way of staying one step ahead in the volatile coal business.
July 9, 2019 - 8:08 am