News from November 2009

Man facing life for officer's murder gets new trial

By Steve Korris | Nov 24, 2009

CHARLESTON -– Michael Martin, facing life in prison without mercy for his part in the murder of Beckley policeman Chuck Smith, has won a new trial.

THEIR VIEW: Capito is right about health reform

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 24, 2009

Roberts CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Rep. Shelley Moore Capito for voting against House Bill 3962, the health insurance "reform" bill that narrowly passed the House of Representatives.

*** Manchin gives state employees full day off for Christmas Eve

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 24, 2009

CHARLESTON -– Gov. Joe Manchin has announced that he has declared an additional one-half day off on Thursday, Dec. 24, which will constitute a full day off on Christmas Eve for all state government employees.

*** West Virginians invited to upcoming holiday events

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 24, 2009

CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin and First Lady Gayle Manchin are encouraging all fellow West Virginians to attend Joyful Night, the state's annual holiday celebration.

*** WVU to pay tribute to coal miners with Miner's Day event

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 24, 2009

MORGANTOWN -– West Virginia University will pay tribute to coal miners with a Miner's Day program to be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. in the Mountainlair Blue Ballroom.

*** New ABA Web site to highlight rulings by federal appellate courts

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 24, 2009

CHICAGO – The American Bar Association recently launched a new Web site intended to inform the media and public of important cases in the nation's federal appellate courts.

*** Woman-owned small business lands NASA contract

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 24, 2009

Judy K. McCauley, Director SBA West Virginia District Office; Arria Whiston, President/CEO, Allegheny Technology Corporation; Dr. Dale S. "Butch" Caffall, Director, NASA IV&V Facility. (Courtesy photo) FAIRMONT -– Allegheny Technology Corporation (ATC), a small woman-owned, disadvantaged company, signed their first federal contact with the NASA IV&V Facility in Fairmont.

*** WV Executive Magazine celebrates 2010 Young Guns

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 24, 2009

CHARLESTON -- Nov. 19 marked the induction of the 11th class of Young Guns for West Virginia Executive.

McGraw's office warns West Virginians of scammers

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 24, 2009

McGraw CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office is warning West Virginians to not respond to e-mail scams.

Living the Dream award nominations sought

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 25, 2009

King CHARLESTON -– The Martin Luther King Jr. West Virginia Holiday Commission is seeking nominations for the "Living the Dream" annual awards.

Benjamin, Manchin to dedicate new courtrooms

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 25, 2009

CHARLESTON -- Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent D. Benjamin and Gov. Joe Manchin III will dedicate two new courtrooms in Mercer County on Monday.

Local lawsuit helped spur crib recall

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 25, 2009

CHARLESTON – A death of a Fayette County infant helped trigger this week's recall of more than two million cribs, according to a Charleston attorney.

Drugmaker says Mylan attempt to sell generic Copaxone early is illegal

By Kelly Holleran | Nov 25, 2009

MORGANTOWN -- A Delaware pharmaceutical corporation claims Mylan is illegally attempting to sell a generic form of a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis that the Delaware company patented.

PERSONNEL FILE: Nelson Mullins opening first West Virginia office

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 27, 2009

Williams HUNTINGTON -— Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is opening an office in Huntington on Dec. 1.

Studying a problem until everyone forgets about it

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 27, 2009

I just dropped in. To see what condition my commission was in.

Recht shouldn't have prevented insurance hearing, Justices rule

By Steve Korris | Nov 27, 2009

Recht CHARLESTON -– Circuit Judge Arthur Recht of Wheeling prevented a hearing he should have held on a doctor's malpractice insurance policy, the Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled.

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