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Putnam woman sues after treatment for cancer she didn't have

Cara Bailey Sep. 2, 2008, 7:42am

CHARLESTON - A Poca woman has filed a suit against a pathologist after she received radiation and chemotherapy for cancer she did not have.

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Mortgage company sues Jefferson County man

Kelly Holleran Sep. 3, 2008, 3:44am

BERKELEY SPRINGS -- Saxon Mortgage Services has filed a breach of contract complaint, alleging a Jefferson County resident failed to pay a loan agreement.

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Man owes more than $100,000, company says

Kelly Holleran Sep. 3, 2008, 3:49am

BERKELEY SPRINGS -- Faslo Solution LLC has filed a breach of contract complaint claiming a Jefferson County man failed to pay back a loan of more than $100,000.

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Woman blames street festival for injuries

Kelly Holleran Sep. 3, 2008, 3:51am

MARTINSBURG -- A woman has filed suit against a street festival after she allegedly was injured when she tripped over wiring in the middle of a street.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Mayhew joins Steptoe & Johnson

News Service Sep. 3, 2008, 6:38am

Mayhew MORGANTOWN – Steptoe & Johnson is pleased to welcome Kelly Mayhew as a new associate in the firm's Morgantown office.

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State Law Library to host Grandparents Rights workshop

News Service Sep. 3, 2008, 6:58am

CHARLESTON -- In recognition of the thirtieth anniversary of Grandparents Day, the State Law Library will present a free workshop titled "Grandparents' Rights" at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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Debt settlers still on McGraw's radar

John O'Brien Sep. 3, 2008, 10:54am

McGraw CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw announced Wednesday that more consumers will have their debts wiped out because of his office.

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Bayer takes tax assessment plea to Supreme Court

Kelly Holleran Sep. 3, 2008, 1:10pm

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County business made it case for a lower tax assessment Wednesday to the state Supreme Court.

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Ads in AG, SupCo races are here

Chris Dickerson Sep. 4, 2008, 2:30am

CHARLESTON – With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, the General Election is just around the corner.

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Extravagant damages the possible problem with dry cleaner suit, WV CALA says

Kelly Holleran Sep. 4, 2008, 3:41am

Pressed for Time is located on Quarrier Street in downtown Charleston. (Photo by Chris Dickerson) CHARLESTON -- A Charleston attorney who has sued a dry cleaning store for missing clothes should be entitled to a reasonable amount of money if the court finds the cleaners responsible, but should not be awarded extravagant damages, according to the leader for a statewide legal reform group.

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Huntington wants residency ordinance reinstated

Kelly Holleran Sep. 4, 2008, 4:00am

CHARLESTON -- A Huntington ordinance that requires all civil service employees to live in Huntington city limits was declared void, but the city of Huntington would like to see it reinstated.

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W.Va.'s 'out-of-state' debate continues in DuPont saga

John O'Brien Sep. 4, 2008, 5:29am

Manchin CHARLESTON - Businesses complain about out-of-state plaintiffs lawyers trying to run West Virginia's courts, while out-of-state attorneys gripe about out-of-state corporate interests attempting to influence state officials.

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THEIR VIEW: The Silence at Racine

News Service Sep. 4, 2008, 5:45am

By VIC SPROUSE

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Supreme Court candidates talk business

Steve Korris Sep. 4, 2008, 6:00am

Ketchum WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – State Supreme Court candidate Menis Ketchum asked West Virginia's Chamber of Commerce to endorse him and said it was unfair to label him as a plaintiff lawyer.

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Ohio County Bar honors Miller

Kelly Holleran Sep. 4, 2008, 6:50am

Miller WHEELING -- The Ohio County Bar Association has adopted a resolution to honor a former state Supreme Court chief justice who recently died.

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Juror bias could result in new wrongful death trial

Kelly Holleran Sep. 4, 2008, 1:57pm

CHARLESTON -- A doctor and hospital sued for wrongful death and negligence in the death of a woman could face another trial because of alleged juror bias.

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