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Positive Group sues Waterfront Place Hotel, Compass Bank for unjust enrichment

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 11:14am

CLARKSBURG – Positive Group LLC is suing Waterfront Place Hotel and Compass Bank after it claims they were unjustly enriched at its expense.

Man sues AEP for Wayne County car accident

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 1:06pm

WAYNE – A man is suing American Electric Power Company after he claims one of its drivers caused a car accident that caused him injuries.

Woman accuses Coalfield Development Corp. of pregnancy discrimination

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 1:04pm

WILLIAMSON – A woman is suing Coalfield Development Corp. for discriminating against her based on her pregnancy.

Woman sues Professional Land Resources for fraudulently transferring assets

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 1:01pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A woman is suing Professional Land Resources for fraudulently transferring assets between related companies.

Man blames Appalachian Power Company for tree damage

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 12:59pm

WILLIAMSON – A man is suing Appalachian Power Company after he claims it failed to clear multiple trees that fell and caused him damages.

Not nearly a clean bill of health, but moving in the right direction

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 8:32am

Annual physicals can get monotonous, particularly if your condition fails to improve from year to year.

All Raymond Ebner needs is a good kick in the keister

The West Virginia Record Sep. 6, 2017, 8:19am

A rich person may be described as “having money coming out of his …," but this coarse figure of speech is surely not meant to be taken literally, much less as a fiscally or anatomically accurate description of asset management. Try telling that to Raymond Ebner.

On the court and in the court, Judge O'Briant accused of playing favorites

The West Virginia Record Aug. 29, 2017, 11:10am

Anyone who ever played organized sports as a child or has watched offspring play is familiar with that scourge of athleticism: the bad ref.

West Virginia's latest epidemic: opioid lawsuits

The West Virginia Record Aug. 22, 2017, 12:13pm

West Virginians first had to face the epidemic of addiction to opioids. Now there’s an epidemic of opioid lawsuits. Who's responsible for the first epidemic, in addition to the drug abusers, is subject to dispute. The ones responsible for the second epidemic are known.

Secretary of State Mac Warner deserves his own team

The West Virginia Record Aug. 16, 2017, 1:41pm

Personnel is policy. If members of a public office holder's staff are not like-minded and supportive of his policies, they're not going to implement those policies. They may not resort to open rebellion, for fear of losing their positions, but they will not make energetic efforts to put policies they oppose in place.

A life lesson missed!

The West Virginia Record Aug. 8, 2017, 9:04am

There are lots of lessons to learn in life, and the sooner you learn them, the better. Ideally, your parents and other adults gave you some pointers while you were young, and that saved you some of the trouble of having to figure things out for yourself.

West Virginians get the last laugh

The West Virginia Record Aug. 2, 2017, 2:22pm

President Obama and his bureaucrats laughed at the citizens of West Virginia and our representatives for eight years as they waged their wicked war on coal (on behalf of other energy interests, foreign and domestic), but who's laughing now? We are, and so is U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins.

It's time for Richard Cordray to go

The West Virginia Record Jul. 18, 2017, 4:48pm

Last year, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and other state AGs expressed concern that a rule on arbitration agreements proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “exceeds the CFPB's statutory authority and fails to advance consumer protection or the broader public interest [and] should be withdrawn.”

Caleb McDonald’s quest for football injury payday

The West Virginia Record Jul. 11, 2017, 12:54pm

High school sports can be dangerous – especially high school football, which accounts for nearly half of severe sport injuries for teenagers. Knees, shoulders, and hands are the body parts adolescents most often injure on the gridiron, with fractures and ligament sprains being the most common types of injury. Head injuries are less often but can be more severe.

Thanks to POTUS, maybe WOTUS won't go to SCOTUS

The West Virginia Record Jun. 27, 2017, 12:33pm

A good headline may give readers a concise summary of the content to come or it may pique curiosity just enough to entice a further read, but a really good headline does both. How about that one above? It's a real humdinger, isn’t it? Probably you have no idea what the headline says.

The Clean Power Plan is a 'government knows best' power play

The West Virginia Record Jun. 20, 2017, 3:21pm

Last year, West Virginia State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and peers from other states successfully challenged the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan (CPP) in court and delayed its implementation.

Drug companies don’t cause drug abuse

The West Virginia Record Jun. 13, 2017, 3:16pm

West Virginia has the highest drug-overdose death rate in America – and one of the highest opioid prescription rates, as well. Now, West Virginia also is trying to take the lead in lawsuits filed by local politicians against opioid drug makers.

Trump to globalists: Non means non!

The West Virginia Record Jun. 6, 2017, 12:06pm

It might be too early yet to join Larry and Balki of TV's Perfect Strangers in their exuberant Dance of Joy, but the time of jubilation and celebration is fast approaching. There's been a ceasefire in the war on coal.

WSAZ investigates: Who's calling them on the phone?

The West Virginia Record May 30, 2017, 3:20pm

There's mystery ga​​​​​lore at WSAZ-TV in Huntington. As many as eight persons have been calling Channel 3 for more than two years, making harassing and obscene comments about one of the NBC affiliate's news anchors, but management at WSAZ claim not to know who the callers are and refuse to identify the targeted anchor, despite inadvertently divulging her sex.

Here's a candidate for a new federal coal mine safety director

The West Virginia Record May 23, 2017, 11:45am

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship thinks he has a thing or two in common with Donald Trump and said so in a letter written to the president just days after his release from federal prison after serving a one-year sentence on a misdemeanor charge of conspiracy to willfully violate mine safety standards prior to the 2010 explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine.