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Huntington judge placed on administrative leave

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2011, 2:59am

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington administrative law judge has been placed on leave while the Social Security Administration investigates the high number of social security applications he has granted so far this fiscal year.

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Davis to run for Court in 2012

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Jun. 1, 2011, 4:52am

Davis CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis announced Wednesday she is running for re-election to the Court in 2012.

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McGraw stops funeral home from selling preneed contracts

Jessica M. Karmasek Jun. 1, 2011, 4:13pm

McGraw CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has enjoined an Elkview-area funeral home and its owner from selling or providing preneed funeral contracts.

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THEIR VIEW: International trade comes with certain risks

News Service Jun. 1, 2011, 4:29pm

CHARLESTON -- West Virginia businesses are working hard to compete on the world stage. Our abundant natural resources -– coal, timber, metals –- actually allow our Mountain State to realize an almost-unheard-of trade surplus.

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Man sues CAMC Teays Valley after receiving injuries

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2011, 4:42pm

WINFIELD – A man is suing CAMC Teays Valley Hospital after he received injuries when his wheelchair turned over.

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Ohio couple sues Foot Locker for injuries

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2011, 5:00pm

HUNTINGTON -- A Chesapeake, Ohio, woman and her husband are suing Foot Locker Stores after she was injured in its Barboursville store.

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle sues driver, Heard Green Lawns

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2011, 5:00pm

HUNTINGTON -- A pedestrian is suing Heard Green Lawns and the driver of a vehicle that struck him while he was walking in Huntington.

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Former employee sues Platinum Corral, managers for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2011, 5:00pm

HUNTINGTON -- An Ohio woman is suing her former employer after she claims she was wrongfully terminated from her employment after complaining about sexual harassment.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Dotson joins Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 2:24am

Dotson CHARLESTON -- Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso is pleased to announce that Joshua C. Dotson has joined the firm's Charleston office.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Lockhart named to Marshall alumni board

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 2:26am

Lockhart HUNTINGTON -- Huddleston Bolen has announced that Attorney Matthew Lockhart, an Associate in the Huntington office, has been named to the Marshall University Alumni Association Board of Directors.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Six lawyers admitted to practice in W.Va.

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 2:28am

CHARLESTON -- On May 10, six lawyers were admitted to practice law in the State of West Virginia during a ceremony before the Supreme Court of Appeals.

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PERSONNEL FILE: 29 lawyers admitted to practice in W.Va.

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 2:30am

CHARLESTON -- On May 25, 29 lawyers were admitted to practice law in the State of West Virginia during a ceremony before the Supreme Court of Appeals.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Massie to represent W.Va. in DRI

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 2:34am

Massie HUNTINGTON -– Robert L. "Bob" Massie, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's West Virginia office, has been named West Virginia State Representative of DRI -- The Voice of the Defense Bar.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Gardill appointed trustee of WVU Alumni Association scholarship fund

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 2:36am

Gardill MORGANTOWN -- The West Virginia University Alumni Association's Loyalty Permanent Endowment Fund (LPEF) Board of Trustees has appointed James C. Gardill as its newest member of the Trust Committee.

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Free seminar to focus on protection from blasting claims

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 2:38am

Veltri CHARLESTON -- The Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. of West Virginia presents a free seminar entitled "Protect Your Company from Blasting Claims" on June 15.

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Kanawha Courthouse gets grant for security improvements

Kyla Asbury Jun. 2, 2011, 2:53am

Carper CHARLESTON – Kanawha County court officials have received $26,000 in state grant funding to be used to improve security at the Judicial Annex in Charleston.

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Justice Ketchum to speak to new citizens

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 2:54am

Ketchum CHARLESTON -– West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Menis E. Ketchum will be the guest speaker at the naturalization ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, June 6, in the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse in Charleston.

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Robert Peirce: Once a client, always a client

News Service Jun. 2, 2011, 11:43pm

When you hire Robert Peirce to represent you, you've got a lawyer for life.

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