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McGraw's campaign funds less than in 2004, 2008 elections

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Sep. 14, 2012, 3:00am

McGraw CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has not raised nearly as much money so far this campaign season, as compared to past elections.

Supreme Court denies Loughry's request

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Sep. 7, 2012, 7:00am

Loughry CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on Friday deemed the matching funds provisions of the state's Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program unconstitutional.

Former W.Va. Democratic Party chairman challenges candidate financing program

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Jul. 19, 2012, 4:30am

Callaghan CHARLESTON - The former chairman of the West Virginia Democratic Party is suing the secretary of state and members of the State Election Commission in federal court, saying the matching funds provision of the Supreme Court's public campaign financing pilot program is unconstitutional.

Maloney, Tomblin sound off on EPA greenhouse gas ruling

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Jun. 29, 2012, 2:50am

Maloney CHARLESTON -- A federal appeals court ruling upholding the EPA's regulations limiting the emissions of greenhouse gas air pollutants has spurred a debate between West Virginia's gubernatorial candidates.

T-shirt maker lashes out at WVU for lawsuit

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Jan. 24, 2012, 8:24am

CLARKSBURG – The owner of a Morgantown t-shirt company says he finds it "absolutely absurd" that West Virginia University is picking on him.

Davis to run for Court in 2012

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Jun. 1, 2011, 4:52am

Davis CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis announced Wednesday she is running for re-election to the Court in 2012.

Court rules in favor of Rich Rod in home sale case

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Mar. 10, 2011, 8:17am

Rodriguez MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia Circuit Court has granted partial summary judgment to former West Virginia University and University of Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez after a Weirton attorney sued him over problems with the purchase of the coach's Morgantown home.

Senate passes appellate court bill

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Mar. 2, 2011, 7:00am

Kessler CHARLESTON -- The push for an intermediate appellate court is now headed to the House of Delegates.

McGraw says 2012 funds can't be used in 2011 special election

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Feb. 14, 2011, 1:30am

McGraw CHARLESTON -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office says gubernatorial candidates who raised campaign money for committees for the 2012 election can't use those funds for this year's special election.

Judge issues temporary restraining order for Bayer, MIC

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Feb. 14, 2011, 1:25am

Goodwin CHARLESTON (Legal Newsline) -- A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on Thursday temporarily prohibiting Bayer CropScience from making the chemical methyl isocyanate, or MIC, at a West Virginia industrial park.

Caperton refiles Massey suit in Virginia

Jessica M. Karmasek and Chris Dickerson Nov. 11, 2010, 2:30am

Caperton CHARLESTON -- Former coal mine operator Hugh Caperton on Tuesday refiled a lawsuit against Richmond, Va.-based Massey Energy Co.