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4th Circuit: State high court must rule on inspectors’ liability for miners’ deaths

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A federal appeals court said Tuesday the state Supreme Court should decide whether Mine Safety and Health Administration inspectors can be held liable for coal miners’ deaths, calling it “a matter of exceptional importance for West Virginia.” ...

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Unemployment rates fell in most U.S. cities in July

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in a majority of U.S. cities in July, despite the weak economy that is producing few jobs. The Labor Department says unemployment rates dropped in 193 large metro areas, increased in 118 and were flat ...

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DuPont plaintiffs can sue, seek medical monitoring

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Fourteen plaintiffs in a personal-injury case against DuPont can enroll in a related, court-administered medical monitoring program even as they sue the chemical giant over a former West Virginia zinc-smelting plant that they say made them sick. ...

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