CHARLESTON - Gov. Joe Manchin has announced that West Virginia will host an International Mining Health and Safety Symposium this April.
First Lady Gayle C. Manchin and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steve Paine receive a $225,000 grant from the Benedum Foundation. CHARLESTON – First Lady Gayle C. Manchin and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steve Paine officially received a $225,000 grant from the Benedum Foundation on Feb. 8 to expand project that trains students to troubleshoot and repair computers and networks in various schools across the state.
CHARLESTON - West Virginia would no longer require underground coal mining experience for its mine safety director under a bill that the Senate passed Feb. 8.
HUNTINGTON – A Wayne couple is seeking for a provision in the Medical Professional Liability Act to be declared unconstitutional.
HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman is seeking damages for injuries she suffered after she tripped and fell over a manhole outside her dentist's office.
CHARLESTON -- Charleston Area Medical Center and four medical specialists are being sued by a Wyoming County woman who claims she was left paraplegic because vital information about her blood clotting disorder was not relayed to her surgeon prior to an aneurysm operation.
CHARLESTON -- A Michigan man and his wife have filed suit against a litany of defendants in Kanawha County, claiming he developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos while working as a laborer and floor tiler in West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN -- "Service to the State" will be the theme of West Virginia University Day at the Legislature on Friday, Feb. 17, at the state Capitol Complex.
MORGANTOWN -- Nearly 50 business professionals from across the state embarked on a West Virginia University Executive Master of Business Administration degree recently, with some at WVU Potomac State College (PSC) –- the first time for students on the Keyser campus.
WEIRTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin has joined Northern Panhandle lawmakers, community and business leaders to announce the establishment of the Mittal Steel-Weirton Task Force, a working group that will be charged with development of a plan to address continuing issues at Mittal Steel's Weirton operations.
CHARLESTON – Kim Aaron has been named chief magistrate of Kanawha County.
CHARLESTON – A couple says negligent readings of pap smears led to a late diagnosis of her cancer and her inability to have more children.
CHARLESTON – A Charleston man seeks $250,000 from a South Charleston family from a 2004 automobile accident.
CHARLESTON – Over the last three years, more than 50 law firms and 237 individual donors have given or pledged more than $800,000 to ensure that low-income West Virginians have access to legal representation through Legal Aid of West Virginia.
WHEELING - A member of Alcoholics Anonymous is suing another member after attempting to break up a fight and eventually getting attacked himself.
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Menis Ketchum CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin has announced that Huntington attorney Menis E. Ketchum has agreed to serve as a volunteer legal advisor to the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training (MHST) as it reviews and implements new mine safety regulations authorized earlier this month by the West Virginia Legislature.
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEALS OF WEST VIRGINIA
CHARLESTON -- House Speaker Bob Kiss has appointed 12 delegates to the House Select Committee on Mine Safety Issues, which will work on legislation to further improve mine safety in West Virginia.