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Lawyer from Baltimore gets jail time, probation in W.Va. fraud

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Maryland man who admitted defrauding clients while working as a lawyer in West Virginia will spend four months in jail and five years on probation. Berkeley County Circuit Court Judge Gray Silver sentenced 37-year-old Kenneth J. ...

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Supreme Court upholds W.V. congressional districts

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld West Virginia’s congressional redistricting plan against a challenge that small population variations among its three congressional districts violate the Constitution. The justices, in an unsigned opinion, reversed a lower federal court ruling ...

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Regional power line killed after 5 years of plans

FREDERICK — An effort to build a $2 billion regional power transmission line from West Virginia to Maryland has officially ended. The board of regional power grid planner PJM Interconnection has formally removed the project from future plans. A spokesman ...

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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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