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Middle school drug prevention program expanded by Morrisey, Marshall University

HUNTINGTON – The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office and Marshall University are expanding a drug prevention program designed to educate middle school students about the perils of prescription opioid abuse.

Jenkins: $1.4 million federal grant for state's drug courts will help expand services

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Justice Department has granted a $1.4 million federal grant to West Virginia to aid the state’s drug court system.

Fourth Circuit finds in favor of coal miner in 'mark of the beast' case

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court in Virginia has affirmed a $586,861 jury award handed to a man who says h​​​​​e was forced to retire from his mining job when religious principles prevented him from using a biometric hand scanner.

Fourth Circuit finds in favor of coal miner in 'mark of the beast' case

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court in Virginia has affirmed a $586,861 jury award handed to a man who says he was forced to retire from his mining job when religious principles prevented him from using a biometric hand scanner.

Despite Paris Agreement pullout, WVU professor says 'coal jobs aren't coming back'

MORGANTOWN – James Van Nostrand is convinced President Trump’s decision to pull the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change won’t have much impact in coal heavy states like West Virginia or across the industry as a whole.

West Virginia Law Adventure Program inspiring young students

CHARLESTON – A group of West Virginia’s most-gifted students recently came face-to-face with some state scholars they hope to someday succeed.

Oliva becomes first WVU professor named a Bellow Scholar

MORGANTOWN – Jennifer Oliva finds herself in the rarest of company based on her commitment to touch the lives of as many West Virginia veterans in need as she possibly can.

Legal Aid of West Virginia recognizes staffers at conference

CHARLESTON – Legal Aid of West Virginia recently recognized some of its members for going above and beyond the call of duty at the organization’s biannual statewide conference. 

West Virginia disability rights group changes name, could have more legal focus

CHARLESTON – The Disability Rights of West Virginia Advocates group is no more. And in the end, that could be an even better thing than it’s been for the people of West Virginia.