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These days, everyone’s an auctioneer if they want to be. Read More
Dear Editor, In response to personal injury lawyer Mark Moreland’s Aug. 22 letter to The Record, West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA) is a local grassroots watchdog movement that has been active in West Virginia for more than … Read More
CHARLESTON — During every presidential cycle of the past two decades, we have seen states growing more concerned with holding their Primary elections sooner rather than later.
Gov. Joe Manchin, left, and CEO Aubrey McClendon speak during the Chesapeake Energy Corporation Eastern Division Headquarters unveiling ceremony on Aug. 21.
CHARLESTON — In 1989 with just a $50,000 investment and nine employees, Aubrey McClendon had a vision that he could build one of the world’s leading energy exploration companies.
We’ve opined repeatedly on these pages that state Attorney General Darrell McGraw’s strongarm-squandering of $10 million in Purdue Pharma lawsuit settlement proceeds would soon catch up with West Virginia. Read More
I remember the first time I rolled into South Charleston, West Virginia, as a junior chemical engineering student from Penn State.
Dear Editor: It seems hypocritical to me that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce would accuse trial attorneys of trying to hide behind a new name when it funds The West Virginia Record and tries to pass it off as an … Read More
Those of us who believe our courts are intended to dispense justice, not settle personal scores, are routinely underwhelmed by the rhetoric of our State Supreme Court’s Larry Starcher.
CHARLESTON — Last year I had knee replacement surgery and, thanks to the expertise and care from our West Virginia physicians and health care professionals, I’ve had a tremendous recovery. I am more active and feeling better than I did before.
You get a three-piece at KFC. Or make a sandwich at home. Have a bowl of beef vegetable soup. Read More
CHARLESTON — The signs that West Virginia’s broken legal system needs to be fixed seem to pop up faster than the fireworks explosions at the West Virginia State Fair.
Dear Editor: I wanted to take a moment to weigh in on the lawsuit Deb Novak and John Witek have filed against the makers of “We Are Marshall.” I should mention up front that my parents died in the plane … Read More
CHARLESTON — If you are a parent, guardian, babysitter or even a passer-by then you know that children are notorious for constantly putting things into their mouths whether it is food, a toy, or even dirt.
CHARLESTON — It is always fun to have something, someone or some place to brag about in my monthly column. That is never hard to do!