Darrell McGraw CHARLESTON - The office of state Attorney General Darrell McGraw, Jr. has terminated the Jan. 27 appointments of Weirton attorneys M. Eric Frankovitch and Michael Simon as special assistant Attorneys General.
MORGANTOWN - A man charged with driving under the influence has filed a Writ of Prohibition in Monongalia Circuit Court, asking that Magistrate Jennifer Wilson be ordered to drop her decision regarding his second offense of driving with a suspended license.
Kent Carper CHARLESTON – When early voting for the May primary election began Wednesday, many West Virginia counties had to fall back to paper and optical scan ballots. The vendor chosen to supply new touch screen machines didn't get the machines programmed in time. That snafu has Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper worried about potential lawsuits.
HUNTINGTON - A Culloden man diagnosed with nerve injuries to his left arm is suing CSX Transportation, the successor-in-interest to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, for failing to provide a safe place to work.
MORGANTOWN -- The National Research Center for Coal and Energy at West Virginia University will hold its next Energy Seminar from 11 a.m. to noon on April 25 in the NRCCE Assembly Rooms, featuring Xiangkun Ren on "Coal Liquefaction in China."
Michael J. Basile MORGANTOWN -- Michael J. Basile, a Charleston lawyer and West Virginia Vision Shared co-chair, recently was named to the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics 30-member board of advisors.
CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin, Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon, WVU President David Hardesty and nationally prominent leadership author Dr. Richard Boyatzis contribute diverse perspectives to the program of the Fourth Annual West Virginia Leadership Conference to be held Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4, 2006 at Stonewall Resort.
Billy Wayne Bailey CHARLESTON -- State Senator Billy Wayne Bailey (D-Wyoming) submitted a letter to Gov. Joe Manchin on April 19 asking him to consider initiating a 10-hour, four-day workweek for state employees.
Sen. Robert C. Byrd MORGANTOWN -- A coal-to-liquids cooperative effort between the United States and China will be fueled by an international team of experts at West Virginia University, U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd announced April 19.