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Couple claims Bristol-Myers Squibb Company didn't warn about drug risks

BLUEFIELD – A couple is suing Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for failing to warn them about the risk associated with one of its drugs.

West Virginia would be hard hit with loss of DACA

NEW YORK — Data about the impact of immigrants and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) on West Virginia's economy is part of today's iMarch for Immigration, a 50-state campaign calling for a congressional solution to the impasse over the measure also known as the DREAM Act by year's end.

Woman blames Walmart, Starbucks after getting sick from outdated Frappuccino

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman has filed a lawsuit against Walmart and Starbucks claiming she became ill after drinking an outdated Frappuccino.

Woman blames DISH Network for house fire

CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing DISH Network after she claims improperly installed equipment caused her home to catch fire.

Federal judge dismisses Kostenko’s CBS defamation lawsuit

BECKLEY – U.S. District Judge Irene C. Berger has dismissed a lawsuit filed by former doctor Michael Kostenko against CBS Evening News for defamation.

Jenkins: Schumer 'not welcome here in West Virginia'

CHARLESTON –U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is coming to West Virginia next month for a Democratic fundraiser.

PcW faces blame for being lied to

“And the Academy Award for Best Picture goes to La La Land! Uh, wait a minute, not La La Land, Moonlight! The Best Picture award goes to Moonlight. Sorry, La La Land.” Whoops! Somebody from PricewaterhouseCoopers gave the wrong envelope to presenter Warren Beatty, co-presenter Faye Dunaway read out the wrong name, and the wrong actors and filmmakers took the stage to accept an award that wasn't meant for them – only to be told moments later on live television that a mistake had been made and they had to turn over their golden statues to the rightful recipients.

Bank accuses JP Morgan Chase of breaching agreement

BECKLEY — A bank is suing JP Morgan Chase, alleging breach of loan agreement.

Murray Energy coal companies accuse The New York Times of defamation

WHEELING – A group of Murray Energy coal companies has filed a lawsuit against The New York Times claiming the newspaper published defamatory statements that damaged the businesses’ reputation.

Huntington contractor alleges property owners owe more than $1,600

WINFIELD — A Huntington contractor is suing Putnam County property owners, alleging breach of contract.

Disabled worker alleges Met Life improperly denied benefits

CLARKSBURG — A disabled Marion County woman is suing Met Life Insurance, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Retired worker accuses mortgage servicer of misrepresentation

WHEELING — A Wheeling man is suing a mortgage loan servicer and holder, alleging illegal debt collection.

Supreme Court says Frontier class action should go to arbitration

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a 2014 Frontier class action lawsuit needs to be remanded back to state court to go through arbitration.

Mercer Board of Education asks federal judge to dismiss Bible class lawsuit

BLUEFIELD – The Mercer County Board of Education has filed a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation attempting to end its Bible in the Schools program.

Morrisey provides one-year progress report on Frontier settlement

CHARLESTON — Frontier Communications has increased internet speeds for approximately 30 percent of customers impacted by its estimated $160 million settlement with West Virginia, according to the state Attorney General's office.

Trump expected to sign resolution to end coal rule, McKinley's office says

WASHINGTON — The beginning of the end of the so-called "war on coal" began this week when both chambers of Congress approved resolutions to overturn the Obama-era Stream Protection Rule, the office of U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.V., announced Feb. 2.

WVU Law lecturer brings UN experiences to Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – Internationally known scholar and international criminal law and human rights practitioner Susan Lamb shared her expertise and unique experiences through the C. Edwin Baker Lecture for Liberty, Equality and Democracy at the West Virginia University College of Law on Jan. 30.

One religion we can do without

We never thought we'd see a conservative Republican attacking a cult-like religion, but now we have, and it's our own state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey doing it.

'Middle market' firms make outsized contribution to West Virginia's economic health

West Virginia ranks 19th in the nation for the percentage of so-called “middle market” companies in the state, which contribute an outsized portion to both tax revenues and jobs, according to the latest Middle Market Power Index from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet.

Ex-cop says injury claim cost him his job

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man says he was forced to resign from the Mabscott Police Department after trying to file a workers' compensation claim for an injury he suffered during training.