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Attorneys pitch in to help Little League, other sports teams

News Service Aug. 1, 2007, 4:25am

CHARLESTON -- As friends, parents, or other relatives sit on the sidelines watching the children play Little League Baseball and a variety of other sports, the team's sponsors probably do not come to mind much during the game.

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Quadriplegic sues group that helps those with disabilities

Cara Bailey Aug. 1, 2007, 6:00am

CHARLESTON - A quadriplegic Raleigh County man has filed a lawsuit against a state nonprofit organization that is supposed to help residents with disabilities live independent, productive lives.

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Retired judge says AG, state agency bullying him over home sale

Chris Dickerson Aug. 1, 2007, 7:00am

Egnor CHARLESTON – A retired judge wants to sell his home, but he says the state Real Estate Commission and even Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office are working to keep him from doing so.

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Video showing some King plaintiffs shows up on YouTube

Chris Dickerson Aug. 1, 2007, 3:00pm

WINFIELD – Videotaped testimony from six of the more than 100 people who have filed medical malpractice suits against a former Putnam County doctor have popped up on YouTube.

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State personnel director returning to private sector

News Service Aug. 2, 2007, 3:00am

Streyle-Anderson CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin has announced that Billie Jo Streyle-Anderson, director of the West Virginia Division of Personnel, ws to leave the administration Aug. 3 to return to private sector work focusing on employment law and government liability.

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Work injury led to bankruptcy, man's suit says

Cara Bailey Aug. 2, 2007, 3:14am

WELLSBURG - An Ohio man and his family have filed a suit against a West Virginia steel company after he became ill and was forced to file for bankruptcy to help pay for his medical expenses.

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State Chamber annual meeting to highlight economic development, tax strategies

News Service Aug. 2, 2007, 3:19am

Maynard CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday released the agenda for the 2007 Annual Meeting and West Virginia Business Summit.

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Women say they were fired from Wells Fargo because of their age

Cara Bailey Aug. 2, 2007, 3:26am

CHARLESTON - Charleston attorney Mark Atkinson has filed lawsuits on behalf of three Fayette County women who claim they were fired because of their age.

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Hospital supervisor sexually harassed woman, suit says

Cara Bailey Aug. 2, 2007, 3:31am

CHARLESTON - A Lawrence County, Ohio, woman has filed a lawsuit against her former supervisor at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, claiming he sexually harassed her.

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Special judge appointed to hear noise ordinance writ

Lawrence Smith Aug. 2, 2007, 3:49am

WINFIELD – As one legal action a Hurricane man filed in Putnam Circuit Court gets under way, another sees some action with the appointment of a special judge, and response by the defendant.

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Journalist sues contractor over attempt to censor story

Lawrence Smith Aug. 2, 2007, 3:55am

WINFIELD – The publisher of a Putnam County news Web site has filed suit against an Ohio contractor for its attempt to stifle a story he was preparing on unlicensed blasting taking place on a new Wal-Mart store near his home.

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State economy is better than you think

News Service Aug. 2, 2007, 4:42am

Decanio CHARLESTON -- Regarding Forbes magazine's recent report of West Virginia's business climate ranked 50th, there is evidence to the contrary. There are several studies that indicate West Virginia has a better climate than Forbes claims.

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Supreme Court to hear jail case in October

News Service Aug. 2, 2007, 6:00am

HUNTINGTON - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has set a date to hear arguments over who should pay to house state inmates.

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Woman sues for daughter hit by drunken driver

Cara Bailey Aug. 2, 2007, 6:54am

MARTINSBURG - A Berkeley County woman has filed a suit on behalf of her daughter who was hit by a drunken driver while walking down a Martinsburg street.

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Woman sues after being hit by Mack truck

Cara Bailey Aug. 2, 2007, 8:00am

MORGANTOWN - A Monongalia County woman has filed a lawsuit seeking damages after she was hit by a Mack truck.

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ALL THINGS JURY: Attorneys and researchers -� partners for success

Mark C. Blankenship Aug. 2, 2007, 9:00am

Blankenship CHARLESTON -- Lawyers spend years honing their skills as advocates for their clients. With each filing, brief, motion, argument, and trial, lawyers practice the best way to tell a client's story in mediation, before the bench and in front of a jury.

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Berkeley man ordered to pay Papua New Guinea embassy $70K

Cara Bailey Aug. 2, 2007, 9:00am

MARTINSBURG - A federal court has ordered a Berkeley County man to pay the Embassy of Papua New Guinea more than $70,000 in fraudulently obtained funds.

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