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WVU sues Rodriguez for $4 million

Cara Bailey Jan. 2, 2008, 7:00am

Rodriguez MORGANTOWN - West Virginia University has sued former head football coach Rich Rodriguez after he left the school before completing his contract.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Todd M. Swanson joins Steptoe & Johnson

News Service Jan. 2, 2008, 7:18am

Swanson CHARLESTON -- Todd M. Swanson has joined the Business Department of Steptoe & Johnson and will practice in the firm's Charleston office.

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Stowers plans to run for Putnam Circuit Judge seat

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2008, 2:45pm

Stowers WINFIELD -- Putnam County attorney Phillip M. Stowers recently filed pre-candidacy papers to run for Circuit Judge.

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Ketchum resigns from MU Board of Governors

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2008, 2:56pm

Ketchum HUNTINGTON -- State Supreme Court candidate Menis Ketchum resigned from the Marshall University Board of Governors on Wednesday.

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Recreational Trails Program a great resource for state

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 1:48am

Manchin CHARLESTON -- Last month, I joined representatives from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the West Virginia Department of Transportation to award more than $990,000 in Recreational Trail Program grant awards to 22 projects across our state.

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Standalone p1 art for 1/7 issue: Desert swarm

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 2:26am

West Virginia University defensive end Johnny Dingle celebrates the Mountaineers' 48-28 victory against Oklahoma on Jan. 2 in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. As the clock wound down, the team gave interim coach Bill Stewart a Gatorade bath. "I have never had a Gatorade bath," Stewart said. "For all those assistant coaches out there that are better than me, that was for you." (Photo by Greg Ellis, WVU)

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Former Mason doctor also faces sexual imposition charges in Ohio

Lawrence Smith Jan. 3, 2008, 3:00am

Dr. Jack Levine (Photo courtesy of the Shelbyville Daily Union) CHARLESTON – Along with pending civil cases in West Virginia and Illinois, a former Mason County physician now faces criminal charges in Ohio, according to police and media reports.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman, Thomas & Battle announces new members

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 3:15am

CHARLESTON -- The law firm of Spilman Thomas & Battle is pleased to announce the election of the following new members:

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Has the jury reached a verdict? Your role in a fair judiciary

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 3:16am

Cohen CHARLESTON -- We are all familiar with the Constitutional guarantee to trail by a jury of our peers. It is brilliant principle of democracy to reflect the conscience of a community.

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Cabell woman says she was wrongly fired for her disability

Cara Bailey Jan. 3, 2008, 3:32am

CHARLESTON - A Cabell County woman has filed a suit against her former employer, claiming she was fired because of a mental disability.

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Candidate filing period begins Jan. 14, ends Jan. 26h and ends January 26th

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 3:40am

CHARLESTON -- The time draws near for those seeking public office in West Virginia to file the papers necessary to see their name on the ballot in the 2008 elections.

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AARP to kick off legislative session with 'Breakfast of Champions for Change'

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 3:45am

CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin and legislative leaders will pledge to work together across party lines to improve health care and financial security at AARP's "Breakfast of Champions for Change."

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$1 million donated to WVU at Fiesta Bowl

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 3:51am

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- West Virginia University alumnus Ken Kendrick welcomed the Mountaineers to Arizona on Dec. 31 with a surprise donation of over $1 million to cover the cost of unsold tickets to the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.

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Michael named program leader for WVU Extension's Institute for Labor Studies and Research

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 3:53am

Michael MORGANTOWN -- Tony Michael has been selected as the new program leader for West Virginia University Extension's Institute for Labor Studies and Research (ILSR).

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MU's Bridge Campaign surpasses half of goal

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 3:59am

HUNTINGTON -– Marshall University's Bridge Campaign, launched during homecoming festivities this past October, has reached more than half of a $16 million goal.

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MU's Bridge Campaign surpasses half of goal

News Service Jan. 3, 2008, 3:59am

HUNTINGTON -– Marshall University's Bridge Campaign, launched during homecoming festivities this past October, has reached more than half of a $16 million goal.

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ALL THINGS JURY: Trial research is communications research

R. Robert Samples Jan. 3, 2008, 4:00am

Samples CHARLESTON -- The growth and evolution of the trial research profession has been explosive over the past several years.

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Widow names 56 companies in asbestos suit

Cara Bailey Jan. 3, 2008, 4:35am

CHARLESTON - The widow of a West Virginia man who died from mesothelioma has filed an asbestos lawsuit against 56 companies, claiming each had a role in her husband's death.

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Med mal law fixed non-problem, Starcher writes

Steve Korris Jan. 3, 2008, 4:56am

Starcher CHARLESTON – West Virginia's medical malpractice law fixed a non-existent problem, according to Justice Larry Starcher of the Supreme Court of Appeals.

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