News Service May. 1, 2008, 1:51am
Marshall University President Stephen J. Kopp presents top EMBA graduate Don Channell of Hurricane with a plaque. Channell earned a 4.0. (Photo by Rick Haye/Marshall University) CHARLESOTN – Fifteen business professionals in the current Marshall University Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) class were honored last weekend during a special hooding ceremony in Charleston.
News Service May. 1, 2008, 2:00am
Starcher CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Larry V. Starcher gave a presentation about J.R. Clifford, West Virginia's first African-American attorney and a civil rights pioneer, at the West Virginia All Black Schools Sports and Academic Hall of Fame on April 26 at the Charleston Civic Center.
News Service May. 1, 2008, 3:00am
CHARLESTON -– West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Elliott "Spike" Maynard commemorated the 50th anniversary of Law Day on May 1 by presenting the 2008 Liberty Bell Award to retired U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Staker during the West Virginia Bar Association's Past Presidents' Dinner.
News Service May. 1, 2008, 3:21am
It has long been known that older Americans vote in higher numbers than their younger counterparts. Whether this is due to an increased sense of duty, or the fact that governmental decisions increasingly affect older Americans (Social Security, Medicare, long term care issues), it is a trend not likely to change anytime soon.
News Service May. 1, 2008, 3:41am
PHILADELPHIA -- Americans overwhelmingly want their next president to focus more on improving their standard of living, providing universal healthcare, and stemming the outsourcing of jobs overseas than making it easier for immigrants to live and work in the U.S., according to the latest "America At Work" national opinion survey by the non-partisan Employment Law Alliance (ELA).
Chris Dickerson May. 1, 2008, 4:15am
Caitlyn Walters, left, and Annie DiGregorio were defense attorneys for James Dylan Taylor. (Photos by Jeff Gentner for the West Virginia Supreme Court) CHARLESTON – Eighth-grade students from Andrew Jackson Middle School helped kick off a new state Supreme Court mock trial program that is expected to be statewide in a few years.