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This Just In: Putnam County

Chris Dickerson Jul. 7, 2006, 2:25am

June 5

Fight over Belle restaurant continues

Steve Korris Jul. 7, 2006, 2:25am

CHARLESTON – Eric Gardner and William Gardner started a feud in JD's Pilot House the day they bought it, and the feud continues in Kanawha Circuit Court.

This Just In: Monongalia County

Timothy Kryaninko Jul. 7, 2006, 2:20am

June 27

This Just In: Berkeley County

Beth Henry Jul. 7, 2006, 2:15am

June 12

This Just In: Ohio County

Brandon Smith Jul. 7, 2006, 2:10am

June 28

Woman says Zyprexa caused diabetes

Chris Dickerson Jul. 6, 2006, 5:09am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman has filed a lawsuit against the makers of Zyprexa for causing her diabetes.

McDonald's blamed for busted ketchup packet

Ann Knef Jul. 6, 2006, 4:38am

A busted ketchup packet left on the floor of a Huntington McDonald's restaurant has rendered a Kentucky woman sick, sore and lame.

Florida woman sues after fall at Kanawha City Foodland

The West Virginia Record Jul. 6, 2006, 4:19am

CHARLESTON – A Florida woman has filed a lawsuit against a Kanawha City grocery store after she fell there during a visit two years ago.

Injuries caused by intoxicated driver, suit claims

Ann Knef Jul. 6, 2006, 4:15am

A woman claiming permanent injuries from an auto accident two years ago filed suit against the alleged intoxicated driver who caused the wreck.

Maynard says colleagues set double standard

Steve Korris Jul. 6, 2006, 3:50am

Justice Spike Maynard CHARLESTON – Justice Spike Maynard suspects his colleagues on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals set a double standard when they denied a $5 million tax refund to Elk Run Coal Company.

Morgantown couple sues insurer for denying claim

Ann Knef Jul. 6, 2006, 3:48am

A Morgantown couple is suing State Farm Fire and Casualty for refusing to pay a $75,000 water damage claim in 2003.

Woman says credit union CEO filled workplace with sexual harassment

Chris Dickerson Jul. 6, 2006, 2:45am

CHARLESTON – A former employee of Pioneer West Virginia Federal Credit Union says she and her former co-workers were subjected to a workplace filled with sexual harassment of all kinds.

Lawyer annulled after losing Colorado license

Steve Korris Jul. 6, 2006, 2:35am

CHARLESTON – When the Colorado State Bar kicked out Daniel Post, he should have reported it to West Virginia where he still held a license to practice law.

State native now Florida's Chief Justice

Chris Dickerson Jul. 6, 2006, 2:30am

R. Fred Lewis, Florida's new chief justice, is a native of West Virginia. He grew up in Raleigh County. He's shown here with his fellow Florida Supreme Court justices. TALLAHASSEE - West Virginia native R. Fred Lewis began his two-year term as Florida's chief justice with an open invitation to "come share with us your vision of justice."

ON THE MONEY: What to do if you're suddenly a trustee

The West Virginia Record Jul. 5, 2006, 8:27pm

Jeffery Thomas CHARLESTON -- Many people establish trusts as a way to pass on their wealth to their family and loved ones.

Standalone P1 art package for 7/10 issue

The West Virginia Record Jul. 5, 2006, 6:56pm

Byrd on the Levee

Man says care facility to blame for wife's death

Chris Dickerson Jul. 5, 2006, 6:38pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man blames a South Charleston care facility for his wife's death after she was entrapped in her bed, entered a coma and later died.

Attorneys file 16 joint asbestos suits

Chris Dickerson Jul. 5, 2006, 6:16pm

CHARLESTON – Attorneys have filed 16 joint asbestos cases each naming 143 defendants in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Conductor blames motel, CSX for fall in room

Chris Dickerson Jul. 5, 2006, 6:01pm

CHARLESTON -- A conductor for CSX Transportation blames his employer and the operators of a Hinton motel for injuries he sustained when he slipped on water in his motel room.

WVU mining chair Peng steps down

The West Virginia Record Jul. 5, 2006, 5:43pm

Peng MORGANTOWN -- Syd Peng, a well-known figure on the state, national and international coal mining scenes, is stepping down as chair of the West Virginia University Department of Mining Engineering after more than 28 years on the job.