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2014-10-30 16:21:19

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bailey & Glasser LLP is investigating the facts surrounding a recent notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) urging consumers to act immediately to replace defective Takata airbags found in over 7 million vehicles. According to NHTSA, the defect can cause the airbags to deploy with too much force, sending shrapnel into the face and chest of the driver or passenger that can cause serious injury or...

2014-10-29 23:12:01

Charleston nursing home abuse attorneys at The Bell Law Firm launched a comprehensive database of nursing homes across West Virginia on Oct. 27 for families of residents to check safety ratings, complaints, violations and more for each facility. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Bell Law Firm announces the launch of its West Virginia nursing home directory, a new searchable tool at belllaw.com allowing families of assisted living facility and nursing home residents to...

2014-10-25 23:01:55

The Firm is representing hundreds of women who allegedly suffered serious vaginal mesh complications due to devices manufactured by Boston Scientific Corp. and other companies. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 The federal judge overseeing thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuit2015.com/ ) filed against Boston Scientific Corp. in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia has denied a...

2014-10-24 16:25:22

Point-Of-Sale System Blocks Illegal Pseudoephedrine Sales But Protects Lawful Purchase LUTHERVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today highlighted the latest results achieved by West Virginia's real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine (PSE) tracking system. The National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) system automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine purchases at the point of sale and helps flag meth offenders for...

2014-10-23 20:21:14

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. [NYSE:GBX] invites shareholders and other interested parties to listen to its financial results conference call for the fourth quarter ended August 31, 2014, live, either over the Internet or via dial in. What: The Greenbrier Companies Q4 2014 Financial Results Conference Call When: Thursday, October 30, at 8:00 a.m. PDT Listeners can access the webcast at the Greenbrier website at www.gbrx.com. To...

2014-10-23 08:30:39

New Equestrian Lifestyle Channel Is Available To Armstrong Customers FORT WORTH, Texas and BUTLER, Pa., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ride Television Network, Inc. and Armstrong are pleased to announce that on October 13(th), Armstrong began offering RIDE TV to customers in Butler, PA, Boardman, OH, Zelienople, PA and Harrisville, WV. RIDE TV is available in both high definition and standard definition on channels 235 (HD) and 489 (SD) as part of the company's Extra Pack....

2014-10-21 23:14:20

Judge rules in favor of plaintiff who claims he received more than 30 telephone calls from Dish Network within an eight-month period, despite the fact that he was not, nor had ever been, an account holder with the company. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Charleston-based attorney Harry F. Bell, Jr., managing partner of The Bell Law Firm, in partnership with Tampa law firm Morgan & Morgan, has secured a favorable decision for Chester Moore, who filed suit against Dish...

2014-10-21 23:13:08

Coal public awareness campaign, Huntington Banks team up for 'Recognition Night' for WVU Trauma Center Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Remember The Miners, the not-for-profit public awareness campaign whose mission is to tell the story of the men and women of the coal industry, partnered with Huntington Banks of West Virginia to sponsor the 5th Annual Night of Recognition of the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center at West Virginia University. Each year, the highly skilled...

2014-10-20 23:05:22

Investors allege that Medtronic misled them about Infuse’s safety profile and potential commercial possibilities. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 A federal judge in Minneapolis, Minnesota just ruled that a shareholder lawsuit brought over Medtronic’s Infuse bone growth protein may proceed. The lawsuit alleges that Medtronic and its management, which includes its former CEO, William Hawkins, misled investors concerning the safety and potential commercial viability of...

2014-10-20 23:01:31

The Firm is representing hundreds of women who allegedly experienced serious transvaginal mesh complications due to devices marketed by Ethicon, Inc. and other companies. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Thousands of vaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/gynecare/) filed against Ethicon, Inc. continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP...


Latest West Virginia Reference Libraries

Monongahela National Forest
2013-11-21 13:15:26

Monongahela National Forest, also known as the MNF, is a United States national forest that is located in eastern West Virginia in the Allegheny Mountains. The forest holds 921,150 acres and is separated into four ranger districts known as Cheat-Potomac Ranger District, Gauley Ranger District, Greenbrier Ranger District, Marlinton-White Sulphur Springs Ranger District. There are eight designated wilderness areas within the forest including Dolly Sods Wilderness and Spice Run Wilderness....

Flatwoods monster
2013-08-26 08:20:20

The Flatwoods monster is claimed to be an unidentified species of either a terrestrial cryptid or an extraterrestrial being. It was reported being seen in the town of Flatwoods, West Virginia, on September 12, 1952 on some land owned by a local farmer, G. Bailey Fisher. The witnesses include two brothers, Edward and Fred May, their mother Kathleen, a friend of the boys, Tommy Hyer, along with Neil Nunley, Ronnie Shaver, and national guardsman Eugene Lemon. It was described as being ten...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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