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We the People program brings grant money to W.Va. teachers

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Career employee charges Lowe’s with age discrimination in job loss

Oct. 13, 2015, 12:42pm by

CHARLESTON–A Raleigh County resident is suing a major home improvement retail business and an employee on claims of age discrimination in the plaintiff’s recent job loss.

WVU wrongful termination suit goes to federal court

Oct. 13, 2015, 12:41pm by

CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing the West Virginia University Board of Governors after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated. Robin Jones was employed by WVU for approximately 40 years as an assistant professor, according to a complaint initially filed in Monongalia Circuit Court and removed to federal court. Jones claims she was a resident faculty leader and on Dec. 2, she was notified that her secondary appointment as a RFL would not be renewed for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. On D

Ohio couple says Cook's Heating & Cooling breached contract

Oct. 13, 2015, 12:38pm by

BECKLEY – An Ohio couple is suing Cook's Heating & Cooling after they claim it breached their contract when building their home. Castle Rock Construction LLC; Gregory Eugene Cook, individually and doing business as Greg Cook Services; Joey L.

Woman accuses welfare group, Goodwill of race discrimination

Oct. 13, 2015, 12:34pm by

WHEELING – A woman is suing Zanesville Welfare Organization and Goodwill Industries after she claims she was discriminated against based on her race. Tishawna Terry was employed by the defendant beginning in July 2011 and in September 2011, she was promoted to store manager, according to a complaint filed in U.S.

Inmate sues West Virginia Prison Facility over sexual harassment claims

Oct. 13, 2015, 12:32pm by

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing the prison facility at which she was incarcerated over allegations of sexual harassment.

Baby monitor house fire case removed to federal court

Oct. 13, 2015, 12:30pm by

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit involving an alleged faulty baby monitor has been removed to federal court. The notice of removal states that the federal court has original jurisdiction of all civil actions where the matter in controversy exceeds the sum of $75,000, according to the notice. Summer Infant is a Rhode Island corporation and Toys R Us is a Delaware corporation, satisfying the diversity of citizenship requirements, according to the notice of removal. In May 2012, Travis E.

Neighbors claim cellphone towers caused major water damage

Oct. 13, 2015, 12:22pm by

CHARLESTON – A Cross Lanes community has come together claiming their property is under water after cell tower construction and is suing the company.

Morgantown man blames WVU for table saw injuries

Oct. 13, 2015, 11:26am by

MORGANTOWN – A Morgantown man is suing West Virginia University Board of Governors after he claims he was forced to work in unsafe conditions that caused him injury. On Oct. 2, 2013, WVU Board of Governors caused Christopher Waters to perform work in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology Workshop where he was using a table saw, according to a complaint filed in Monongalia Circuit Court. Waters claims he was ordered to use the table saw without a guard to cut a piece of Teflon plastic.

Morgantown resident files suit to remove mayor, City Council members

Oct. 13, 2015, 11:18am by

MORGANTOWN – A Morgantown man has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to remove three Morgantown City Council members and the mayor from their positions. The suit seeks to remove Morgantown Councilpersons William Kawecki, Jennifer Selin, Nancy Ganz and Mayor Marti Shamberger. George Papandreas claims the city council members and mayor are guilty of misconduct, malfeasance in office, incompetence and neglect of duty, according to a complaint filed Oct. 8 in Monongalia Circuit Court. Papandreas claim

Customer charges Dollar General with ignoring her complaint

Oct. 12, 2015, 12:22pm by

RIPLEY–A Jackson County resident is suing a retail business on claims of negligence stemming from a slip-and-fall incident, coupled with allegations of failure to address her initial complaint.