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Carmichael's 'Voluntary tax scenario' is nothing more than a misleading slogan

Christopher J. Regan Feb. 26, 2017, 6:50pm

WHEELING – No one distorts language better than a politician.

Companies ask judge to dismiss Preston Board of Education lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Feb. 24, 2017, 6:34pm

KINGWOOD – Two of the defendants in a lawsuit filed by the Preston County Board of Education for breach of contract are asking the circuit judge to dismiss the lawsuit.

State Chamber boss thinks lawmakers will find a way to limit new taxes

Chris Dickerson Feb. 24, 2017, 11:59am

CHARLESTON – During his gubernatorial campaign, Jim Justice frequently said West Virginians were taxed enough.

Customer blames Kroger store for injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 24, 2017, 9:10am

HINTON — A customer is suing Kroger, alleging the store's negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Customer blames retailer, snow removal contractor for injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:10am

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County man is suing a retailer and snow removal contractor, alleging their negligence caused him to be injured. 

Customer blames shopping plaza operators for injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:09am

NEW CUMBERLAND — A Weirton woman is suing operators of a local shopping plaza, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries. 

Father blames electrical service providers for son's death

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:08am

BECKLEY — A Beckley man is suing two power companies, alleging their negligence caused the death of his son. 

New bill would reward West Virginia businesses hiring veterans

Tricia Erickson Feb. 24, 2017, 9:08am

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) voted recently to pass legislation that would help increase job opportunities to veterans.

Widow alleges Citibank broke mortgage laws

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:07am

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County widow is suing Citibank and other mortgage loan servers and holders, alleging abusive loan servicing practices and unconscionable inducement.

WVU speaker discusses parallels between health care injustice, Black Lives Matter movement

Cheyenne Dickerson Feb. 24, 2017, 9:06am

MORGANTOWN – Noted legal scholar and current law professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Mary Crossley spoke to attendees Feb. 10 at the West Virginia University College of Law regarding her thoughts on law and medicine.

Nursing home operators accused of negligence

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:06am

CHARLESTON — A Fayette County woman is suing Oak Hill nursing home operators, alleging negligence led to injuries for a resident. 

Policyholder alleges Prudential violated workers' compensation acts

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:05am

WILLIAMSON — A Kentucky woman is suing Prudential Insurance, alleging violation of workers' compensation acts.

Trust beneficiary alleges co-trustees breached fiduciary duties

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:04am

MOUNDSVILLE — A Glen Dale hospital is suing co-trustees and interested parties, alleging breach of fiduciary duty.

Blankenship's request for a full re-hearing denied by Fourth Circuit

Chris Dickerson Feb. 24, 2017, 8:24am

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court refuses to give Don Blankenship a full re-hearing of his appeal. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Feb. 24 denied a request by the former Massey Energy with a three-sentence order.

Morrisey lauds Trump move restoring state control in transgender school policy

Chris Dickerson Feb. 23, 2017, 1:16pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is applauding President Trump’s directive restoring decisions regarding transgender students to states.

Carper thinks Gorsuch is 'totally qualified' for U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Feb. 23, 2017, 11:10am

CHARLESTON – A well-known Kanawha County Democrat says he thinks Neil Gorsuch is well qualified to become the next United States Supreme Court justice.

Legal Aid of West Virginia recognizes staffers at conference

Glenn Minnis Feb. 23, 2017, 10:00am

CHARLESTON – Legal Aid of West Virginia recently recognized some of its members for going above and beyond the call of duty at the organization’s biannual statewide conference. 

West Virginia immigrants' impact includes crucial creation of jobs

Carrie Salls Feb. 23, 2017, 9:58am

CHARLESTON – New American Economy (NAE) has released a Map the Impact report, which highlights the economic, voting and other impacts immigrants have on their respective states, cities, congressional districts and industries and uses that data as a basis for its call for immigration reform efforts across the country.

Property owners accuse construction company of negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 23, 2017, 9:56am

WINFIELD — Putnam County property owners are suing construction companies, alleging negligence and reckless conduct.

Former machinist accuses motor repair facility of age discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 23, 2017, 9:55am

LOGAN — A skilled machinist is suing a Logan County electric motor repair business, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.