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WVU biometrics program featured in guide to unique college programs

The West Virginia Record Mar. 9, 2006, 8:24am

MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University 's biometric systems major, the only one of its kind in the nation, is featured in a recently published guidebook to interesting, lucrative and cutting-edge college majors unknown to many.

Second phase of WVU Research Park development to begin this spring

The West Virginia Record Mar. 9, 2006, 8:14am

MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University and R.E. Michel Co. have agreed to a property exchange that will clear the way for the next phase of development at the University's Research Park off Route 705, WVU officials announced last week.

Nominations Sought For Governor's Service Awards

The West Virginia Record Mar. 9, 2006, 8:04am

CHARLESTON - Nominations are being sought for the 2006 Governor's Service Awards for extraordinary service, sponsored by the Governor's Office and the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service.

NPR transcripts: Silicosis Ruling Could Revamp Legal Landscape

The West Virginia Record Mar. 9, 2006, 7:20am

One of National Public Radio's premier programs, "All Things Considered," recently aired a critical examination of the outbreak of silicosis litigation in the U.S.

Harron and son take the 5th in congressional hearing

Ann Knef Mar. 9, 2006, 4:32am

Dr. Ray Harron After a medical expert and law professor tore apart the validity of national asbestos and silicosis litigation before a congressional committee Wednesday, doctors responsible for diagnosing nearly 10,000 disputed claims chose to remain silent.

Landlord, Huntington being sued over freak death

John O'Brien Mar. 9, 2006, 4:28am

WAYNE - The daughter of a man who was killed by a faulty window frame is suing the landlord of the building and the City of Huntington.

Couple sues Diocese, golf cart driver after incident

Brandon Smith Mar. 9, 2006, 4:10am

WHEELING - A couple is suing the Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston after being struck by a golf cart at a couples' retreat.

Ohio woman sues Huntington after slipping on rotten apple

The West Virginia Record Mar. 9, 2006, 4:05am

HUNTINGTON - An Ohio woman is suing the city of Huntington after she slipped on a rotten apple and fell to the ground in a city parking garage.

Morgantown man says unknown person tried to kill him

Audrey Holsclaw Mar. 9, 2006, 4:00am

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County man claims someone assaulted and tried to kill him.

Two Summers women sue Whittaker

Chris Dickerson Mar. 9, 2006, 3:49am

Jack Whittaker BECKLEY – Two Summers County women accuse Powerball winner Jack Whittaker of assault and battery, groping them, threatening to kill one of their friends and illegally firing a gun.

Asbestos suits name Mansuetto Roofing, Weirton Steel

John O'Brien Mar. 9, 2006, 3:44am

CHARLESTON - A woman representing the Estate of John Diehl has listed 136 defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit, while a New Cumberland man suffering from lung cancer and asbestosis has listed 96 in his lawsuit.

Putnam deputy sues after settlement offers not up to snuff

Chris Dickerson Mar. 9, 2006, 3:40am

WINFIELD – A Putnam County deputy has filed a lawsuit, claiming an insurance company and others were negligent in offering a settlement after a 2003 accident.

Welch Police Chief under fire in death of gay man

John O'Brien Mar. 9, 2006, 2:53am

CHARLESTON - The mother of a gay McDowell County man who died in June is suing the City of Welch and the Welch Police Chief for allegedly refusing her son CPR while he was suffering from a heart attack.

Patient sues eye doctor for vision loss

Zak Ritchie Mar. 9, 2006, 2:40am

BUCKHANNON – A man from Upshur County has filed a lawsuit against his eye doctor for allegedly causing loss of vision after the doctor completed a procedure without first receiving the informed consent of the plaintiff.

Berkeley man blames dentist for wife's death

Beth Henry Mar. 9, 2006, 2:35am

MARTINSBURG -- A Berkeley County man is suing his dead wife's dentist, claiming his wife died because the dentist extracted seven of her teeth without reasonable care.

Man sues after legs crushed in accident at GM plant

Beth Henry Mar. 9, 2006, 2:31am

MARTINSBURG -- A Berkeley County man is suing three companies and four men after his legs were crushed in an accident at a General Motors plant.

Man charges nursing home with wrongful death

John O'Brien Mar. 9, 2006, 1:35am

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man is claiming that poor care in a nursing home led to his wife's death.

Company says it wasn't paid for demolition of townhouses

John O'Brien Mar. 9, 2006, 1:30am

CHARLESTON - The company hired to level the Capital Heights Town Homes in Charleston says it wasn't paid even though it signed four contracts related to the job.

Letter: Marshall should have a law school

The West Virginia Record Mar. 8, 2006, 4:36pm

I am writing in support of a law school for Marshall University and for southern West Virginia.

Updated SupCo calendar for 3/13 issue

The West Virginia Record Mar. 8, 2006, 4:31pm

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