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Retirement board wants pension terminated

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 1:35am

CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board is attempting to terminate the pension of a man who pled guilty to several sexual assault and abuse crimes.

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Man unfairly jailed for 44 days, suit says

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 1:40am

CHARLESTON - A Delbarton man says the Boone County Sheriff's Department mistook him for someone else and wrongly jailed him for more than a month.

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Woman trips, sues

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 1:45am

CHARLES TOWN - A Jefferson County woman says she tripped and fell while shopping at a Dollar General store and is suing.

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Martinsburg furniture store sued again

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 1:50am

MARTINSBURG - A month after the Martinsburg Schewel Furniture store was sued for overloading a truck, a Williamsport, Md., woman says she was hit in the head by a falling glass picture frame there.

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TJ Maxx blamed for chair incident

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 1:55am

MORGANTOWN - A Marion County woman says a chair overturned when she tried to sit in it and is blaming TJ Maxx.

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Salad dressing causes fall, suit says

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 2:00am

CHARLESTON - A woman blames a St. Albans supermarket for not keeping its floor free from slippery substances and is suing over her alleged fall.

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Woman sues over alleged deadly hunting accident

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 2:05am

MORGANTOWN - A Monongalia County woman representing the estate of a man alleged to have been shot while hunting is suing the alleged shooter.

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Happy birthday to me

News Service Dec. 1, 2006, 2:06am

We're having fun, so it doesn't seem so long. This edition marks the anniversary of our very first here at The West Virginia Record.

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Slipknot sued for not performing

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 2:10am

Corey Taylor is the lead singer of Slipknot. HUNTINGTON - A Huntington concert promoter is suing the band Slipknot for canceling a 2001 show that he organized.

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Parents file wrongful death suit against WVU

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 2:20am

MORGANTOWN - The parents of an infant born at West Virginia University Hospitals are suing the school's board of governors and WVU Hospitals over its death.

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September trial set for Boone court reporter

Chris Dickerson Dec. 1, 2006, 2:30am

CHARLESTON - Massey Energy's case against the Boone Circuit Court reporter has been set for a September 2007 trial.

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Marshall movie ticket scalping legal, Assistant AG says

John O'Brien Dec. 1, 2006, 2:40am

CHARLESTON - Anyone familiar with ebay.com knows it doesn't matter that the "We Are Marshall" movie premiere is sold out -- tickets are easy to find on the Internet auction site.

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Medical malpractice reforms working

Steve Korris Dec. 1, 2006, 2:45am

Cline CHARLESTON – Reforms that West Virginia legislators enacted in a medical malpractice crisis have worked like a charm.

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Morgan County Courthouse receives $500,000 for rebuilding effort

Chris Dickerson Dec. 5, 2006, 2:16am

This courtroom in the Morgan County Courthouse was destroyed by the August fire. BERKELEY SPRINGS -– The Morgan County Commission received $500,000 from the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority Friday to assist with the rebuilding efforts of the Morgan County Courthouse.

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