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This Just In: Ohio County

Brandon Smith Apr. 21, 2006, 2:10am

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This Just In: Mason County

The West Virginia Record Apr. 21, 2006, 2:10am

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This just in: Monongalia County

Audrey Holsclaw Apr. 21, 2006, 2:05am

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WVU takes businesses to global market

The West Virginia Record Apr. 20, 2006, 9:11am

MORGANTOWN -- Business leaders from across the state with hopes of expanding to Asia and other parts of the world are getting help at the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics.

Appointment of special assistant AGs terminated

John O'Brien Apr. 20, 2006, 8:56am

Darrell McGraw CHARLESTON - The office of state Attorney General Darrell McGraw, Jr. has terminated the Jan. 27 appointments of Weirton attorneys M. Eric Frankovitch and Michael Simon as special assistant Attorneys General.

Calhoun County native featured in Washington Post

Ann Knef Apr. 20, 2006, 7:05am

Jed Purdy Calhoun County native Jed Purdy, elevated to national fame after authoring a book in his second year of law school, is the subject of a Washington Post feature article April 13.

Morgantown magistrate named in civil case

John O'Brien Apr. 20, 2006, 6:10am

MORGANTOWN - A man charged with driving under the influence has filed a Writ of Prohibition in Monongalia Circuit Court, asking that Magistrate Jennifer Wilson be ordered to drop her decision regarding his second offense of driving with a suspended license.

Voting snafu has Kanawha official worried about lawsuits

Chris Dickerson Apr. 20, 2006, 5:27am

Kent Carper CHARLESTON – When early voting for the May primary election began Wednesday, many West Virginia counties had to fall back to paper and optical scan ballots. The vendor chosen to supply new touch screen machines didn't get the machines programmed in time. That snafu has Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper worried about potential lawsuits.

Woman sues over alleged wrongful survey

John O'Brien Apr. 20, 2006, 5:25am

WAYNE - A Huntington woman is charging a Lavalette man with performing a wrongful survey on her land and costing her $200,000.

Man with mangled arm sues employer

John O'Brien Apr. 20, 2006, 5:24am

HUNTINGTON - A Culloden man diagnosed with nerve injuries to his left arm is suing CSX Transportation, the successor-in-interest to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, for failing to provide a safe place to work.

Pizzeria Uno owners being sued again

John O'Brien Apr. 20, 2006, 5:23am

HUNTINGTON - A construction company in Hurricane has filed a lawsuit against Absolut-Huntington, doing business as Pizzeria Uno, claiming that it did not fully compensate it for a building project.

Expert to discuss coal liquefaction in China at WVU

The West Virginia Record Apr. 20, 2006, 3:18am

MORGANTOWN -- The National Research Center for Coal and Energy at West Virginia University will hold its next Energy Seminar from 11 a.m. to noon on April 25 in the NRCCE Assembly Rooms, featuring Xiangkun Ren on "Coal Liquefaction in China."

Man loses job, files suit against St. Albans

John O'Brien Apr. 20, 2006, 2:50am

CHARLESTON - A St. Albans man who was hired to be a city employee is suing the City of St. Albans and the St. Albans City Council because his job was terminated before it began.

Woman out of coma, suing owner of believed coal truck

John O'Brien Apr. 20, 2006, 2:45am

CHARLESTON - A Boone County woman who was put into a coma for 30 days because of a car accident is suing Big E Trucking Company and the unknown driver of the truck she allegedly collided with.

Charleston lawyer, alumnus, joins WVU business school advisory board

The West Virginia Record Apr. 19, 2006, 5:09pm

Michael J. Basile MORGANTOWN -- Michael J. Basile, a Charleston lawyer and West Virginia Vision Shared co-chair, recently was named to the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics 30-member board of advisors.

State leaders join to focus on leadership learning

The West Virginia Record Apr. 19, 2006, 5:04pm

CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin, Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon, WVU President David Hardesty and nationally prominent leadership author Dr. Richard Boyatzis contribute diverse perspectives to the program of the Fourth Annual West Virginia Leadership Conference to be held Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4, 2006 at Stonewall Resort.

Governor's Internship Program offers opportunities statewide

The West Virginia Record Apr. 19, 2006, 5:01pm

CHARLESTON -- Now is a great time for college students to start thinking about summer employment opportunities and apply for the Governor's Internship Program.

State senator calls for four-day workweek

The West Virginia Record Apr. 19, 2006, 4:56pm

Billy Wayne Bailey CHARLESTON -- State Senator Billy Wayne Bailey (D-Wyoming) submitted a letter to Gov. Joe Manchin on April 19 asking him to consider initiating a 10-hour, four-day workweek for state employees.

Byrd funds for WVU coal-to-liquids headed for campus

The West Virginia Record Apr. 19, 2006, 4:54pm

Sen. Robert C. Byrd MORGANTOWN -- A coal-to-liquids cooperative effort between the United States and China will be fueled by an international team of experts at West Virginia University, U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd announced April 19.

SupCo Calendar for 4/24 issue

The West Virginia Record Apr. 19, 2006, 4:53pm

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals