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This Just In: Marshall County

Brandon Smith Aug. 11, 2006, 2:15am

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This Just In: Jefferson County

The West Virginia Record Aug. 11, 2006, 2:05am

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This Just In: Berkeley County

Beth Henry Aug. 11, 2006, 2:00am

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Woman falls on coat hanger, seeks $200K

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 9:35am

CHARLESTON - A woman says she tripped over a broken coat hanger at the St. Albans Value City and is entitled to $200,000.

Woman says she was given wrong medication

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 9:30am

CHARLESTON - Instead of filling a prescription for anti-inflammatory medication, a Kanawha County woman says she was given anti-depressants by the Rite Aid pharmacy.

CAMC moving to buy Putnam General

The West Virginia Record Aug. 10, 2006, 6:49am

CHARLESTON – It seems Putnam General Hospital won't close after all after Charleston Area Medical Center announced plans to buy the embattle facility.

Reverend fell on waiting room table and was slandered, lawsuit says

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 6:35am

CHARLESTON - Adding insult was even worse than his injury, a Wyoming County reverend says about a remark made at a doctor's office that hurt his reputation.

Woman's fall in Huntington lands in Kanawha court

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 6:30am

CHARLESTON - A Cabell County couple says their Huntington hospital should have prevented a fall.

Attorney for fired state worker denies impending suit

Chris Dickerson Aug. 10, 2006, 5:45am

CHARLESTON – The attorney for a fired state official who received a $50,000 settlement denies a claim that a lawsuit was about to be filed in the matter.

Class action nursing care case sent back to Circuit Court

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 5:40am

CHARLESTON - Federal vs. state court, according to one Charleston attorney, is an issue that recently had more to do with time.

Skaggs demands BrickStreet information

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 4:41am

CHARLESTON - A Charleston attorney has filed a lawsuit against the state's insurance commissioner, demanding she provide certain information about BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Company.

Substitute teacher out of control, lawsuit says

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 3:35am

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County woman claims her daughter was assaulted by a substitute teacher at Cedar Grove Elementary School.

Asbestos suit names 17 defendants

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 3:30am

CHARLESTON - A man who worked in various plants around the state for 40 years says he was given lung cancer as a result of exposure to asbestos.

Lindsay calls Druckman's suit 'nuts'

Chris Dickerson Aug. 10, 2006, 2:45am

CHARLESTON -- A Charleston attorney and physician isn't mincing words about a fellow lawyer with whom he had a working relationship.

Man says he was forced to quit after workers' comp claim

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 2:35am

CHARLESTON - A Charleston man says his supervisor forced him to quit his maintenance job because he filed a Workers' Compensation claim.

Women say they were sexually harassed, suing Verizon

John O'Brien Aug. 10, 2006, 2:30am

CHARLESTON - Two Kanawha County women claim they were sexually harassed while employed at Verizon West Virginia.

Clothing voucher: A back-to-school necessity for needy families

The West Virginia Record Aug. 9, 2006, 6:20pm

Gov. Joe Manchin CHARLESTON -- During the past 19 months, we as West Virginians have worked together like never before to make positive changes that will create a brighter economic future for our state.

Belle company to pay $55,000 to settle labor claims

The West Virginia Record Aug. 9, 2006, 6:02pm

CHARLESTON -- A Belle-based coal sampling and analysis company has will pay $55,000 in back wages and damages to settle allegations that it violated federal labor law.

Courtroom drama honors state's first black lawyer

The West Virginia Record Aug. 9, 2006, 5:44pm

HARPER'S FERRY -– The story of West Virginia's first black attorney and the precedent-setting, equal-education case he won before the state Supreme Court was to be portrayed by a cast of judicial celebrities at the Niagara Movement's Centennial.

Kanawha magistrate sued for junk on property

Chris Dickerson Aug. 9, 2006, 5:30pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County magistrate has found himself in an unusual position: On the other side of the bench.