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Sending our kids off to college helps keep them here at home

Earl Ray Tomblin Aug. 30, 2016, 9:12am

CHARLESTON – Over the past few weeks, families across the state hugged their children goodbye and sent them off to college.

Morrisey’s office touts transparency

Roman Stauffer Aug. 30, 2016, 8:48am

Dear Editor: Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has made great strides in instituting ethical, good-government policies on the state’s hiring of private lawyers for litigation, and he has worked to limit the amount of settlement dollars paid to these lawyers.

Morrisey critical of Reynolds' business relationship with Charleston Newspapers

Chris Dickerson Aug. 30, 2016, 8:35am

CHARLESTON – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has gone on the offensive, criticizing Democratic challenger Doug Reynolds’ business relationship with the state’s largest newspaper.

POWER initiative grants aim to revitalize coal-mining areas

Andrew Burger Aug. 30, 2016, 8:01am

CHARLESTON – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined representatives from the federally funded Appalachian Regional Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration in announcing $10 million in funding for nine projects aimed at revitalizing West Virginia communities suffering from the economic impacts of the coal industry downturn.

Woman blames injuries on store operator's failure to provide safe premises

Philip Gonzales Aug. 30, 2016, 7:40am

RIPLEY — A patron is suing a gas station and convenience store operator, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Fence company accused of failing to pay rent

Philip Gonzales Aug. 30, 2016, 7:39am

WINFIELD — A lessor is suing Whittington Fence Company Inc., a lessee, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman claims credit reporting agencies, lessor violated laws

Philip Gonzales Aug. 30, 2016, 7:37am

MARTINSBURG — A woman is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, TransUnion LLC and General Motors Financial Company Inc., two consumer reporting agencies and a lessor, citing alleged violation of credit laws.

Divorced pair claim misrepresentations by loan servicer

Philip Gonzales Aug. 30, 2016, 7:32am

MOUNDSVILLE — Two people formerly married to each other are suing Citimortgage Inc., a loan servicer, citing alleged illegal fees, misrepresentations and suppressions.

Couple claim drug makers failed to provide adequate warnings

Philip Gonzales Aug. 30, 2016, 7:30am

BLUEFIELD — A married couple's lawsuit against drug manufacturing companies responsible for Nexium cites alleged breach of express and implied warranties.

Survey indicates nearly 30 percent of W.Va. members would leave union if they could

Dawn Geske Aug. 29, 2016, 1:09pm

A new survey indicates that almost 80 percent of union members in West Virginia would rather represent themselves with employers if they opted out of the union.

AG's office announces $1.3M antitrust settlement with four financial firms

Chris Dickerson Aug. 29, 2016, 11:18am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has reached additional settlements totaling $1.28 million with four financial corporations, bringing the amount of the broader case to $4.7 million.

Man sues Affliction Holdings for breach of contract

Kyla Asbury Aug. 29, 2016, 11:00am

BECKLEY – A Beckley man is suing Affliction Holdings LLC after he claims it breached its contract with him and caused him damages.

West Virginia, New Hampshire senators urge National Guard to change apportionment of counterdrug funds

Andrew Burger Aug. 29, 2016, 10:59am

West Virginia's Republican U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito and Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire recently joined in calling on the National Guard to change the way it apportions funds to address drug abuse epidemics in U.S. states.

Some workers in West Virginia bite on Right to Work legal aid offer

Carrie Salls Aug. 29, 2016, 10:59am

CHARLESTON – The National Right to Work Foundation’s offer to provide free legal aid to any employees seeking to assert their rights under a new Right to Work law has drawn interest in West Virginia.

INFUSE program brings WVU together with State Department for global learning

Dawn Geske Aug. 29, 2016, 10:58am

MORGANTOWN – With natural gas a growing part of West Virginia’s energy sector, one of the state’s universities has been tapped by the U.S. Department of State to make its knowledge global.

Looneyville woman sues Poca Valley Bank for fraud

Kyla Asbury Aug. 29, 2016, 10:58am

SPENCER – A Looneyville woman is suing The Poca Valley Bank Inc. after she claims it committed fraud.

Almost $1.2 million saved in AG's Charleston Cooperative Disability Investigations Unit partnership with feds

Karen Kidd Aug. 29, 2016, 10:57am

CHARLESTON – Almost $1.2 million in projected savings has been generated for the state and federal governments in the six months that a disability fraud unit has operated, a spokesman for West Virginia's attorney general said in a recent interview.

Tennessee woman sues FirstEnergy Generation for injuries

Kyla Asbury Aug. 29, 2016, 10:55am

ST. MARYS – A Tennessee woman is suing FirstEnergy Generation LLC after she claims she was injured during the course of her job duties.

Man alleges Love Toyota breached warranty, would not repair vehicle

Philip Gonzales Aug. 28, 2016, 6:31pm

CHARLESTON – A man alleges a car dealership did not honor a warranty to repair rust on a vehicle he purchased.

Sealant manufacturer says contractor hasn't paid

Philip Gonzales Aug. 26, 2016, 7:25pm

WINFIELD — A sealant manufacturer is suing Egreen of Dayton LLC, a contractor, citing alleged breach of contract.