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This Just In: Upshur County

Zak Ritchie Mar. 24, 2006, 1:10am

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This Just In: Ohio County

Brandon Smith Mar. 24, 2006, 1:00am

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Three WVU students named Goldwater Scholars

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 8:30am

MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University 's long history of undergraduate students earning the nation's premier award in math, science and engineering continues. This year three WVU students, the most in any one year since 1994, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships.

Interim director of WVU mine training center named; second class starts

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 8:29am

MORGANTOWN -- Interim director of West Virginia University 's Mining Extension Department Joe Spiker has announced that Tom Hall has been named interim director of the Dolls Run Mine Training and Placement Center near Core in Monongalia County.

Supreme Court opinion (if needed)

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 8:17am


SupCo Calendar for 3/27

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 8:14am

Motion Docket

Nominations sought for Governor's Service Awards

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 8:13am

CHARLESTON - Nominations are currently being sought for the 2006 Governor's Service Awards for extraordinary service, sponsored by the Governor's Office and the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service.

AG's office shuts down advance fee loan scam

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 7:44am

CHARLESTON -- Attorney General Darrell V. McGraw Jr. has shut down a Canadian advanced fee loan scam operating under the name Global Capital Solutions, according to a release from his office.

AG's office settles with Time Inc.

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 7:42am

CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has joined with 22 other Attorneys General in reaching a settlement with Time Inc.

WVU's Law Review symposium looks at forensic, biometric security

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 7:29am

MORGANTOWN -- It wasn't so long ago that biometrics – which uses retina scans, vocal prints and other genetic markers for personal identification – was solely in the realm of science fiction and James Bond.

Manchin welcomes Italian-owned company to Kanawha County

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 7:26am

CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin on Thursday joined officials from Catalfer SRL, an Italian-based company, to announce the location of its new North American subsidiary, New Finishing Line LLC, in the Kanawha Valley.

Warrant issued on DiTrapano for failing to show at hearing

Chris Dickerson Mar. 23, 2006, 5:56am

Dante DiTrapano CHARLESTON – Charleston lawyer Dante DiTrapano's legal problems are mounting in Florida. A warrant was issued by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department Monday after DiTrapano failed to appear at a hearing on a crack cocaine possession charge, according to a department spokesman.

Two firms sue McGraw over appointment of Special Assistant AGs

John O'Brien Mar. 23, 2006, 5:45am

Darrell McGraw CHARLESTON - A New York-based company and a Georgia-based company have filed a pair of lawsuits against Darrell McGraw, West Virginia's Attorney General, saying he overstepped his boundaries when he appointed two Weirton attorneys to the position of Special Assistant Attorneys General.

Elmore recalls almost making the 'Big Dance'

Chris Dickerson Mar. 23, 2006, 5:39am

CHARLESTON – He never was invited to the Big Dance, but Charleston attorney Gay Elmore once was right there looking in at the party.

Point Pleasant woman sues pharmacy over slip and fall

John O'Brien Mar. 23, 2006, 4:39am

POINT PLEASANT - A Point Pleasant woman is suing a pharmacy that she claims caused her slip and fall during a March 2004 incident.

Secretary sued over notary responsibilities

John O'Brien Mar. 23, 2006, 4:39am

POINT PLEASANT - A man who was forced to pay his divorce settlement that he says he did not agree to is suing a secretary who he claims falsified divorce documents.

Charleston firm may move into former McCrory's building

John O'Brien Mar. 23, 2006, 3:02am

The McCrory Building on Capitol Street soon might be the new home of Bailey and Glasser. CHARLESTON - The Charleston Urban Renewal Authority recently accepted the bid of law firm Bailey and Glasser to purchase the former McCrory's department store building on Capitol Street.

McGraw needs to provide voters with answers, accountability

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 2:34am

Steve Roberts CHARLESTON -- West Virginia's Attorney General, Darrell McGraw, continues to evade the issue of why his office decided not to structure a consumer action settlement agreement so that the bulk of $10 million in lawsuit funds would go back to the state agencies for whom he served as legal counsel.

AG sues drug company for fraud

Steve Korris Mar. 23, 2006, 2:32am

POINT PLEASANT – Eli Lilly and Company committed fraud on the people of West Virginia in selling the drug Zyprexa, Attorney General Darrell McGraw claims in a suit he filed Feb. 28 in Mason Circuit Court.

Supreme Court sides with daughter on probate lawyer's will

Steve Korris Mar. 23, 2006, 2:30am

CHARLESTON – Ralph Haines made millions as West Virginia's top probate lawyer, but he blew his own will.