Jim Wallace Feb. 3, 2009, 5:00am
CHARLESTON -- An attorney representing the state Department of Health and Human Resources has asked the state Supreme Court to tell a Kanawha County Circuit judge to back off from his attempt to require the department to change the way it deals with people with mental illness.
News Service Feb. 3, 2009, 5:11am
CHARLESTON -- It's a new day for West Virginia. The state Ethics Commission has a new director. Against the backdrop of pay-to-play antics in the governors' offices of Illinois and New Mexico, the Mountain State can set a tone for conduct in public office as pure as the driven snow.
News Service Feb. 4, 2009, 2:20am
West Virginia University is celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin with DarwinFest, a series of talks and presentations examining the naturalist's work. The events run from February through early April. MORGANTOWN -- The legal issues surrounding the teaching of intelligent design in public schools will be the topic of a talk Feb. 9 at West Virginia University.
News Service Feb. 4, 2009, 4:33pm
CHARLESTON -– Judge Derek C. Swope of the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Mercer County will be the keynote speaker at the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Children and Families' "PIP Kickoff" Thursday at the Charleston Civic Center.