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Man says he bought a lemon at Wetzel County dealership

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2006, 1:00am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man claims a vehicle he bought in February is a lemon and wants out of the contract.

Mother unsuccessfully fights SSAC over son's suspension

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2006, 1:00am

WINFIELD – The mother of a Hurricane High School basketball player was unsuccessful in her attempt to obtain a temporary restraining order against the state Secondary School Activities Commission which forced her son to sit out the first two games of the season.

Estate of man running for Congress is sued

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2006, 1:00am

Tom Easterly WINFIELD – The estate of a man who was running for Congress is being sued by the son of a woman who also was killed in the accident that claimed his life earlier this year.

Pennsylvania couple sues man for I-79 accident

Audrey Holsclaw Jan. 2, 2006, 1:00am

MORGANTOWN -- A couple from Erie County, Penn., claim that a Monongalia County man hit their automobile and seriously injured both of them.

Monongalia man says friend owes him thousands

Audrey Holsclaw Jan. 2, 2006, 1:00am

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County man claims his friend has not returned a phone call or letter in almost two years to discuss or pay back a $15,000 loan.

WVU agrees to pay for asbestos testing for employees

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2006, 2:01am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia University has agreed to pay for up to 20 years of medical testing for current and former employees who say they inhaled asbestos at the Morgantown campus.

Company says City of South Charleston is trespassing

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2006, 9:41am

CHARLESTON – A holding company has sued the City of South Charleston, claiming the city has failed to vacate property it obtained earlier this year.

Woman claims she was injured by defective file chest

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2006, 9:43am

This is the Richmond Low file chest sold by the Bombay Company. CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman has filed a lawsuit against Bombay Company for injuries she said she sustained because of a defective file chest.

Insurance agent claims Nationwide failed to meet promises

Chris Dickerson Jan. 3, 2006, 8:34am

CHARLESTON – A Charleston insurance agent has filed a civil lawsuit against Nationwide, claiming the insurance company and its representatives didn't fulfill promises made to him when he joined the company.

Cedar Grove couple claims Taurus was a lemon

Chris Dickerson Jan. 3, 2006, 9:06am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County couple claims a Taurus they purchased at Turnpike Ford in Marmet is a lemon.

Putnam couple sues N.C. company for auto accident

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2006, 3:19am

WINFIELD – A Putnam County couple has sued a North Carolina company and one of its employees for a 2004 automobile accident near Teays Valley.

Hurricane woman sues after being struck by vehicle

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2006, 3:40am

WINFIELD – A Hurricane woman is suing another city resident for injuries she sustained when she was hit by a vehicle while walking along a road.

Cabell woman says friend was injured in school bus accident

Drew Smith Jan. 4, 2006, 5:08am

HUNTINGTON -- A Cabell County woman claims her friend was injured when a car struck the school bus she was riding.

Couple sues manufacturer, store over model airplane mishap

Drew Smith Jan. 4, 2006, 5:11am

HUNTINGTON - A Cabell County couple has sued a model airplane manufacturer and a hobby store over an incident involving a design defect.

Kanawha County man says he was discriminated against by Adjutant General

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2006, 5:59am

West Virginia Adjutant General Allen E. Tackett CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man claims he was discriminated against by West Virginia's Adjutant General because he is being treated for depression and anxiety.

Inmate sues for leg broken while working on labor crew

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2006, 6:30am

CHARLESTON – An inmate at the Huntington Work Release Center has sued the state Division of Highways after a tree-cutting incident that left him with a broken leg.

ICG sells millions of shares, moving to Putnam County

Steve Korris Jan. 5, 2006, 1:57am

ASHLAND, Ky. – International Coal Group, owners of the mine that exploded at Tallmansville, recently sold 21 million shares in a public offering at $11 per share, according to a Dec. 12 press release on the company's website.

First coal mining lawsuit filed after 1880 blast

The West Virginia Record Jan. 5, 2006, 2:07am

From State Archives:

PI attorney predicts dangerous times ahead as coal industry grows

Steve Korris Jan. 5, 2006, 2:52am

MADISON – Rapid expansion of coal mining could reverse West Virginia's record of progress in safety, according to attorney Tim Conaway of Madison.

Byrd had favorable meeting with Alito in November

The West Virginia Record Jan. 5, 2006, 3:45am

Sen. Robert C. Byrd U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., says Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito respects the right of Americans to express their religious beliefs in public places.