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This Just In: Putnam County

The West Virginia Record Jun. 1, 2007, 2:00am

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This Just In: Jefferson County

The West Virginia Record Jun. 1, 2007, 2:00am

May 10

This Just In: Marshall County

Brandon Smith Jun. 1, 2007, 2:05am

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This Just In: Brooke County

Jennifer Fleahman Jun. 1, 2007, 2:15am

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This Just In: Berkeley County

Beth Henry Jun. 1, 2007, 2:20am

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This Just In: Ohio County

Brandon Smith Jun. 1, 2007, 2:25am

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This Just In: Monongalia County

Donna Kisner Jun. 1, 2007, 2:30am

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This Just In: Kanawha County

Cara Bailey Jun. 1, 2007, 2:35am

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Dues under investigation for new complaints of unethical behavior

Lawrence Smith Jun. 1, 2007, 2:40am

CHARLESTON – In addition to its lawsuit, a Nicholas County finanical services company has filed a companion ethics complaint against a Kanawha County mental hygiene commissioner.

Judge biased jurors, Supreme Court rules

Steve Korris Jun. 1, 2007, 2:45am

Starcher CHARLESTON – Circuit Judge Richard Facemire biased Clay County jurors against a defendant by acting like a prosecutor, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals unanimously ruled May 15.

Autistic girl assaulted, $6 million suit claims

Cara Bailey Jun. 1, 2007, 2:50am

CHARLESTON - The mother of an autistic girl is seeking $6 million from the West Virginia and Logan County Boards of Education, among others, claiming an aide physically, mentally and sexually assaulted her daughter for several years.

Retirement accounts belong to teachers, not board, Lees says

Steve Korris Jun. 1, 2007, 2:55am

Lees CHARLESTON – Teachers who have managed their retirement accounts wisely and teachers who have managed their accounts poorly would receive the same benefits if the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board has its way, according to attorney Jim Lees of Charleston.

Ink-stained delusions of grandeur

The West Virginia Record Jun. 1, 2007, 5:00pm

The U.S. government is investigating whether West Virginia willfully diverted federal Medicaid funds.

Mother files wrongful death suit for son's children

Cara Bailey Jun. 4, 2007, 7:30am

MORGANTOWN - The mother of a man who died in a house fire has filed a suit on behalf of his children, seeking damages under the West Virginia Wrongful Death Act.

Huntington landowner says nightclub stole his property

Cara Bailey Jun. 4, 2007, 8:00am

HUNTINGTON - A Huntington landowner has filed a suit against the owners of a nightclub previously located on his property, claiming the owners stole from him and destroyed the property.

Pa. man blames Wheeling Island for fall on escalator

Cara Bailey Jun. 4, 2007, 8:30am

WHEELING - A Pennsylvania man has filed a suit against a West Virginia gambling facility, claiming he was injured while on the escalator.

Md. woman seeks $50 million for paralyzing wreck in rental car

Cara Bailey Jun. 4, 2007, 9:00am

MORGANTOWN - A Maryland woman is seeking $50 million after the rented vehicle she was riding in wrecked, causing her to become permanently paralyzed.

Fayette man seeks $10 million for on-the-job fall

Cara Bailey Jun. 5, 2007, 2:00am

HUNTINGTON - A Fayette County man is seeking $10 million in compensatory and punitive damages, after he was seriously injured while worked on a construction site in Ashland, Ky.

Judge order Whittaker to honor terms of agreement

Cara Bailey Jun. 5, 2007, 4:00am

Whittaker CHARLESTON - Powerball winner Jack Whittaker has been ordered by a Kanawha Circuit Court judge to honor the terms of an agreement with a woman who said he assaulted her in 2004.

PERSONNEL FILE: LaCagnin to serve on CDC panel on worksite obesity prevention

Chris Dickerson Jun. 5, 2007, 4:00am

LaCagnin CHARLESTON -- Steve LaCagnin, a member of Jackson Kelly PLLC and Administrative Manager of the firm's Morgantown and Clarksburg offices, is on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Second Expert Panel on Worksite Obesity Prevention in Atlanta.