Every so often, someone in the West Virginia Legislature or elsewhere gets the idea that state and local governments should stop running legal advertising in newspapers. It’s an expense that can be done away with in the internet age, with no harm done to the public’s ability to know what’s g…

A quarter century after Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman infamously led his armies of the Tennessee and Georgia rampaging through the South, snapping the spine of the Confederacy, his brother ushered into law legislation aimed at ensuring business behemoths could not decimate their rivals…