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The West Virginia Record Apr. 19, 2006, 4:11pm

Gov. Joe Manchin visits with several members of the West Virginia National Guard during his trip last week to Iraq. Manchin spent his Easter holiday weekend with some of the bravest West Virginians around -- those men and women from the Mountain State who are serving our country in the Middle East. Visiting the troops

AG's office going after home improvement company

John O'Brien Apr. 19, 2006, 9:12am

Jill Miles CHARLESTON - The office of state Attorney General Darrell McGraw is suing a home improvement company that allegedly did not provide services paid for nor refunds.

Mason County physician being sued over spam

John O'Brien Apr. 19, 2006, 8:45am

Dr. Anthony McEldowney POINT PLEASANT - A St. Louis doctor is suing a Point Pleasant doctor for unwanted fax messages sent to her office.

State police respond to sex offender

John O'Brien Apr. 19, 2006, 8:44am

CHARLESTON - The West Virginia State Police filed its response to a lawsuit brought on by a man challenging the sex offender registration laws.

Blame still disputed in ATV death

John O'Brien Apr. 19, 2006, 8:42am

CHARLESTON - Who's to blame for the death of a 13-year-old Logan boy still is being disputed as the defendants in the mother's civil lawsuit recently responded to her allegations.

Homeowners association challenging Berkeley Planning Commission

John O'Brien Apr. 19, 2006, 8:40am

MARTINSBURG - A homeowners association has filed for a Writ of Certiorari in Berkeley Circuit Court, asking Judge David Sanders to review the actions of the Berkeley County Planning Commission.

Teachers file suit over retirement plans

John O'Brien Apr. 18, 2006, 5:39am

Jim Lees CHARLESTON - As expected, several teachers have filed a lawsuit in Kanawha Circuit Court against the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board in an attempt to block the effects of a coming change in teacher retirement plans.

Company says Kanawha Manufacturing owes more than $1 million

John O'Brien Apr. 18, 2006, 5:38am

CHARLESTON - A Michigan-based company is claiming that Kanawha Manufacturing Company still owes it more than $1 million.

Woman again claming gender discrimination

John O'Brien Apr. 18, 2006, 5:37am

CHARLESTON - A woman who was previously awarded a settlement over gender discrimination charges is alleging that her severance payment from BB&T was half the amount male employees received.

Two asbestos suits filed jointly

John O'Brien Apr. 18, 2006, 5:36am

CHARLESTON - Two men who claim to have contracted mesothelioma from years of asbestos exposure have filed joint lawsuits in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Greenbrier County woman says paint killed her son

John O'Brien Apr. 18, 2006, 5:35am

CHARLESTON - A Greenbrier County woman is suing her late son's employer, whom she says caused his cancer by exposing him to dangerous materials on the job.

Pritchard Mining says coal test was altered

John O'Brien Apr. 18, 2006, 5:34am

CHARLESTON - Pritchard Mining Company is claiming that tests on coal mined in West Virginia were altered to increase a New York-based company's profit.

Committee OKs Law Institute reports

The West Virginia Record Apr. 17, 2006, 2:27am

CHARLESTON – Last time West Virginia Law Institute president Ellen Cappellanti asked legislators for a research project, they gave her nothing.

Come as you are

The West Virginia Record Apr. 14, 2006, 10:02am

Maybe they misread the invitation, but our state's great debate over the fairness and quality of its justice system wasn't supposed to be a masquerade party.

Graham sued by ex-employee over retirement plan

Chris Dickerson Apr. 14, 2006, 2:45am

Bob Graham, right. WINFIELD – The embattled director of the Wyoming County Council on Aging has been sued for not allowing a former employee to take part in a retirement plan he administered.

Flood trial judge chides attorney for flirting with jurors

Steve Korris Apr. 14, 2006, 2:40am

Stuart Calwell BECKLEY – Attorney Stuart Calwell of Charleston tried to flirt with jurors at a trial about a flood in 2001, but he only aggravated the judge and bored the jury.

This just in: Kanawha County

John O'Brien Apr. 14, 2006, 2:30am

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Tobacco settlement lawyer fees never will drop

Steve Korris Apr. 14, 2006, 2:30am

Tobacco company payments to states may drop as smoker choices change the market, but fees for trial lawyers who negotiated the payments will never drop.

It's time to stop lying: West Virginians deserve the truth

The West Virginia Record Apr. 14, 2006, 2:30am

Jeffrey T. Jones Once again West Virginia is under attack by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce and the billion-dollar corporations that it represents. The charge? That West Virginia's courts are the worst in the country.

This just in: Monongalia County

Audrey Holsclaw Apr. 14, 2006, 2:25am

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