Inter-Mountainhttp://www.theintermountain.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 23 Jul 2014 02:49:18 EDTWed, 23 Jul 2014 02:49:18 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssFirst test for new state schools chiefhttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/573938.htmlWest Virginia's new state superintendent of schools, Michael Martirano, has set lofty goals to improve students' academic performance. He will have to add one to the list.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSeniority shouldn't guarantee positionhttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/573897.htmlSeniority - how long a person has held a particular job - may have some legitimate uses in managing public schools.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTState must exercise spending disciplinehttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/573823.htmlWest Virginians cannot afford for state finances to be handled the same way some people manage their money. You know the type: Toward the end of pay periods at their workplaces, they run short of cash. So they cut expenditures.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTBoos & Applausehttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/573761.htmlApplause to the events and donations helping the Elkins-Randolph County YMCA?achieve its $500,000 fundraising goal for the pool renovation project.Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTTruth still in doubt at Clarksburg VAhttp://www.theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/573733.htmlSomething is badly wrong at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Clarksburg. The question is, what? Both U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT