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Beth Henry Jun. 9, 2006, 2:15am

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The West Virginia Record Jun. 9, 2006, 2:10am

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Woman claims gender discrimination at coal company

John O'Brien Jun. 8, 2006, 3:41am

MOUNDSVILLE - An Ohio County woman says she was not hired by Consolidation Coal Company because of her gender.

Shepherdstown Police charged with brutality

John O'Brien Jun. 8, 2006, 3:33am

CHARLES TOWN - A Shepherdstown woman says the Shepherdstown Police Department unlawfully arrested her while using excessive force in a recently filed lawsuit.

Monongalia man allegedly beaten, ran over

John O'Brien Jun. 8, 2006, 3:31am

MORGANTOWN - A Westover man says he was attacked, beaten and ran over outside his home and is suing the man responsible.

Development sued for not having stop sign

John O'Brien Jun. 8, 2006, 3:29am

MARTINSBURG - The parents of a 10-year-old girl who was hit by a car while riding her bike are suing the driver and the housing development at which the incident occurred and are seeking $5 million.

Moundsville man says he was fired in retaliation

John O'Brien Jun. 8, 2006, 3:28am

MOUNDSVILLE - A Moundsville man says he was fired from his job at ConocoPhillips Services for reporting the unsafe driving of a coworker and because of his age.

AG's office settles with credit counselor

John O'Brien Jun. 8, 2006, 3:26am

Darrell McGraw CHARLESTON - State Attorney General Darrell McGraw reached a settlement agreement with a Massachusetts credit counseling company that was charging more interest than allowed by West Virginia law.

Workman allowed to wear judicial robe

John O'Brien Jun. 8, 2006, 3:13am

Margaret Workman CHARLESTON - When her attire was questioned, former state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman probably wondered if her black judge's robe had a giant red-and-white bull's-eye on the back.

AG Edwards Ad starts 6/12 issue

The West Virginia Record Jun. 8, 2006, 3:07am

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'Right Stuff' hero claims children wronged him

Ann Knef Jun. 7, 2006, 5:02pm

Chuck Yeager The first man to break the speed of sound, West Virginia favorite son Chuck Yeager has filed suit against his children accusing them of diverting his pension funds.

Plans for Mason County power plant could move faster

Ann Knef Jun. 7, 2006, 4:26pm

American Electric Power Inc. could locate its first electricity-generating coal gasification plant in Mason County because of funding glitches in Ohio.

Manchin talks with Russian trade delegation

The West Virginia Record Jun. 7, 2006, 9:38am

CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin met recently with representatives of a Russian trade delegation visting West Virginia to discuss economic trade opportunities with companies based in the Mountain State.

WVU's Mining Extension training class has openings

The West Virginia Record Jun. 7, 2006, 9:07am

MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University Mining Extension still has openings in a new miner training class that begins Monday, June 12, at its training facility at Dolls Run near Morgantown .

Mezzatesta ordered to pay fine

John O'Brien Jun. 7, 2006, 5:40am

Jerry Mezzatesta CHARLESTON - Special Judge C. Reeves Taylor ordered Tuesday that former House Education Chairman Jerry Mezzatesta to pay a $2,000 fine he incurred for violating ethical guidelines.

Saad joins Steptoe & Johnson's Huntington office

The West Virginia Record Jun. 6, 2006, 4:18pm

Saad HUNTINGTON -- Abraham J. Saad has joined the Labor Department of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC practicing in the firm's Huntington office as an associate.

Powerball winner Whittaker sues condo sellers

John O'Brien Jun. 6, 2006, 11:01am

Jack Whittaker CHARLESTON - Powerball winner Jack Whittaker is suing two women and their business over a group of condominiums he purchased from them.

Woman's estate sues over hot coffee

John O'Brien Jun. 6, 2006, 11:00am

CHARLESTON - A recently filed lawsuit alleges a nurse gave a woman with muscular dystrophy in her hands a hot cup of coffee, which then spilled.

Man claims assault at Kanawha City bar

John O'Brien Jun. 6, 2006, 11:00am

CHARLESTON - A Lincoln County man says he was assaulted during a trip to George's Lounge in Kanawha City.

St. Albans woman claims racial discrimination

John O'Brien Jun. 6, 2006, 4:30am

CHARLESTON - A St. Albans woman fired from her claims adjuster job is claiming she was discriminated against because of her race and gender.