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Salango honored, ready to get to work as Kanawha County's newest circuit judge

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 8, 2018

CHARLESTON – Tera Salango still is trying to let it all soak in. “It feels good,” Salango said just hours after winning in the Nov. 6 election to become Kanawha County’s newest circuit judge. “I’m excited. It still hasn’t set in, but I’m excited and ready to get to work.

Judicial oversight amendment passes

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia voters supported an amendment to give lawmakers more judicial oversight of the budget.

Armstead, Jenkins win Supreme Court seats

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 6, 2018

CHARLESTON — Tim Armstead and Evan Jenkins secured their seats on the West Virginia Supreme Court tonight to continue the two- and six-year terms they were appointed to by Gov. Jim Justice earlier this year.

Loughry files a second motion seeking an acquittal or a new federal trial

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – Convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has filed a second motion seeking a new federal trial.

Frank has three-part plan to instill confidence in Supreme Court if elected

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — Supreme Court candidate Robert J. Frank said he has a three-part plan he wants to enact if he is elected to the court.

Workman rips 4-1 Supreme Court decision regarding black lung benefits for coal miners

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – A state Supreme Court decision could affect how coal miners file workers’ compensation claims, but Chief Justice Margaret Workman isn't happy about it.

Supreme Court affirms PSC decision approving Brooke County gas-powered plant

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has affirmed the state Public Service Commission’s approval of Brooke County Power’s gas plant, saying developers had “substantially complied” with state power plant siting rules.

Candidate Wilkes wants to restore civility to Supreme Court

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — Supreme Court Candidate Chris Wilkes said if he's elected, there won't be a learning curve.

Candidate Kessler wants confidence back in Supreme Court

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — Former Senate president and current Supreme Court candidate Jeff Kessler hopes to instill confidence in the court if he is elected.

Supreme Court candidate Douglas to continue championing for families if elected

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — Supreme Court candidates Jim Douglas wants to champion for rights of children and families if elected to the court.

Candidate Bruner wants to change the Supreme Court into a winning court

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — Harry "Bo" Bruner Jr. wants to make the Supreme Court a winning court if he is elected.

Candidate Lewis wants partisanship off the Supreme Court

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — Hiram "Buck" Lewis IV wants to get politics out of the judiciary if he is elected to the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court candidate Woods wants to bring West Virginia together

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — Attorney and pastor Jeff C. Woods hopes to bring West Virginia together if he is elected to the Supreme Court.

State high court candidate Smith seeks transparency, accountability

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — Supreme Court of Appeals candidate Dennise Renee Smith wants more transparency and accountability for the West Virginia Supreme Court if she is elected.

Supreme Court candidate Hatfield seeks to increase public awareness

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals candidate Ron Hatfield hopes to bring awareness to State Bar Association programs and increase public awareness if elected to the bench.

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