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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...

2014-10-16 23:10:06

Greenbrier Academy, a therapeutic boarding school for girls based in West Virginia announces new CEO to take the place of Dr. Mark Dennison. Alderson, WV (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Greenbrier Academy is pleased to announce John Grago as its new CEO. Grago officially began his tenure on Oct. 10, 2014 after former CEO Dr. Mark Dennison’s decision to step down in pursuit of his lifelong dream of building his own therapeutic school for boys in Alabama. Greenbrier Academy wishes Dr. Dennison...

2014-10-16 12:35:32

Household Survey: Participation in Afterschool and Parent Satisfaction Increase, But Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs Persists in West Virginia WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strong participation among students and high satisfaction with afterschool programs among parents is driving progress in meeting the need for afterschool programs in West Virginia, according to a new household survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance. But the 2014 edition of America...

2014-10-16 12:26:16

WEIRTON, W.Va., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network WHAT: Verizon Wireless XLTE is coming to Weirton, West Virginia. XLTE enriches the customer's mobile lifestyle experience by providing enhanced access over the 4G LTE network. WHERE: In the busiest parts of Weirton to ensure capacity and provide faster...

2014-10-16 08:24:01

HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) today announced that it has signed a purchase and sale agreement with Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) to acquire certain oil and gas assets covering approximately 413,000 net acres in West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania targeting natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil contained in the Upper Devonian, Marcellus and Utica shales for approximately $5.375 billion. The acquired assets...

2014-10-15 16:23:40

More than 6,000 Customers Will Benefit from Project, Including Snowshoe Mountain Resort Area FAIRMONT, W.Va., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is installing new automated switching equipment on a 47-mile, 69,000 volt transmission line serving nearly 6,000 customers in the Marlinton and Snowshoe Mountain Resort areas of Pocahontas County. The work is expected to...

2014-10-14 23:14:42

Wright & Schulte LLC Continues To File C8 Lawsuits After C8 Science Panel Report Found Kidney Cancer And Five Other Health Complications Have Links To C8 Contaminated Water From Dupont’s Washington Works Plant in West Virginia. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a C8 lawsuit lawsuit on behalf of a 45-year-old West Virginia man who alleges that he developed kidney cancer as a result of consuming C8 contaminated water. According to the C8...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.