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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.

PERSONNEL FILE: Todd M. Swanson joins Steptoe & Johnson

The West Virginia Record 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.

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.

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.

Recreational Trails Program a great resource for state

The West Virginia Record 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.

SupCo calendar for the week of Jan. 7-11

The West Virginia Record Jan. 3, 2008, 1:55am

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Standalone p1 art for 1/7 issue: Desert swarm

The West Virginia Record 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)

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.

PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman, Thomas & Battle announces new members

The West Virginia Record Jan. 3, 2008, 3:15am

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

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

The West Virginia Record 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.

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.

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

The West Virginia Record 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.

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

The West Virginia Record 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."

$1 million donated to WVU at Fiesta Bowl

The West Virginia Record 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.

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

The West Virginia Record 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).

MU's Bridge Campaign surpasses half of goal

The West Virginia Record 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.

MU's Bridge Campaign surpasses half of goal

The West Virginia Record 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.

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.

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.

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.