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The Charleston State Journal
Flash Flooding Hits Miltonby two customers who reported finding worms in food at the fast-food chain's re
Flash Flooding Hits Milton
The Charleston State Journal / Posted a minute ago
by two customers who reported finding worms in food at the fast-food chain's restaurants in two Kentucky communities. West Virginia Supreme Court to hear cases in HuntingtonWest Virginia Supreme Court to hear cases in HuntingtonWest Virginia... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Hillary Clinton’s Felonious Friends in Virginialaw? If we're going to have government by plebiscite, let's repeal the Constitu
Hillary Clinton’s Felonious Friends in Virginia
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
law? If we're going to have government by plebiscite, let's repeal the Constitution and do everything by SurveyMonkey. The Virginia Supreme Court issued a rebuke to McAuliffe that should have settled the matter. It didn't, which we'll get to. But... Read more
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Deseret News
One U.S. governor's quest to restore former criminals' voting rightselections to boost numbers for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Republican
One U.S. governor's quest to restore former criminals' voting rights
Deseret News / Posted 15 hours ago
elections to boost numbers for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Republican legislators brought McAuliffe to the Virginia Supreme Court, where a judge ruled against him saying that while he does have the power to restore voting rights on... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia newsfor West Virginia storm survivors to register for federal disaster assistance h
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 21 hours ago
for West Virginia storm survivors to register for federal disaster assistance has been extended to Sept. 7.More >> West Virginia Supreme Court to hear cases in HuntingtonWest Virginia Supreme Court to hear cases in Huntington The state Supreme... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Digital records project moving forward in WVcircuit clerks scan and digitize order books to make them available internally,
Digital records project moving forward in WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
circuit clerks scan and digitize order books to make them available internally,” said Rory Perry, court clerk for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. “Before this effort, counties each had their own case management system. “Pulling all the... Read more
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Daily Press
DP Buzz: Phil HamiltonHis political and public employee careers have been ended. He's paid the price!
DP Buzz: Phil Hamilton
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
His political and public employee careers have been ended. He's paid the price! Bill Travis Poquoson Who cares? The Virginia Supreme Court will probably make up a law as they go and we will have no need for constitutional reality or guilt or... Read more
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New America Media
Virginia Makes Progress as Push to Restore Voting Rights GrowsBut Banks’ eyes suddenly turned downcast. And he could hardly contain his outra
Virginia Makes Progress as Push to Restore Voting Rights Grows
New America Media / Posted 4 days ago
But Banks’ eyes suddenly turned downcast. And he could hardly contain his outrage and sense of injustice. For in July, the Virginia Supreme Court stripped away his voting rights and those of about 200,000 other ex-felons, striking down the governor’s... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Man Speaks About Restoration of Voting RightsBryant. The restoration of rights has been a hot topic. The governor's previou
Charlottesville Man Speaks About Restoration of Voting Rights
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 4 days ago
Bryant. The restoration of rights has been a hot topic. The governor's previous attempt to restore them was blocked by the Virginia Supreme Court. There are still more than 180,0000 people eligible to have their voting rights restored in Virg... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Justice Ketchum elected vice president of Conference of Chief JusticesWest Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Menis Ketchum has been elected a vice
WV Justice Ketchum elected vice president of Conference of Chief Justices
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Menis Ketchum has been elected a vice president of the Conference of Chief Justices, making him the first West Virginian to serve on the organization’s board in its almost 70-year history. The Conference of... Read more
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Philly.com
Efforts to restore felons' voting rights cause deep divideDemocratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued a blanketed restoration of voting rights
Efforts to restore felons' voting rights cause deep divide
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued a blanketed restoration of voting rights to felons earlier this year, but the Virginia Supreme Court struck it down. McAuliffe was disappointed with the decision because, he said, it was made for... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News Circuit Court judge to step down in Februaryof the discussion. Pugh was presiding over a jury trial Tuesday and unavailabl
Newport News Circuit Court judge to step down in February
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
of the discussion. Pugh was presiding over a jury trial Tuesday and unavailable for comment. But in an Aug. 11 letter to Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons, he said he would retire effective Feb. 1. "It has been my highest... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Liberty University Graphic design students putting skills to work for local nonprofits, start-upsNetwork Team found in his rental car in June 2015. Donors offering no explanat
West Liberty University Graphic design students putting skills to work for local nonprofits, start-ups
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Network Team found in his rental car in June 2015. Donors offering no explanationsDonors offering no explanations West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Davis’ out-of-state 2012 campaign donors aren’t saying why they felt... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Wheeling, WV, sex offender gets 26-year sentenceNetwork Team found in his rental car in June 2015. Donors offering no explanat
Wheeling, WV, sex offender gets 26-year sentence
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Network Team found in his rental car in June 2015. Donors offering no explanationsDonors offering no explanations West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Davis’ out-of-state 2012 campaign donors aren’t saying why they felt... Read more
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Style Weekly
The 2016 Richmond Power List: Politicshelping protégé Levar Stoney in the mayoral race, and made a popular, sweeping
The 2016 Richmond Power List: Politics
Style Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
helping protégé Levar Stoney in the mayoral race, and made a popular, sweeping restoration of felons’ voting rights. The Virginia Supreme Court said he went too far, but he’s working around it. McAuliffe pushed such deals as Stone Brewing Co.’s... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Juvenile Justice Commission blasts DHHR plan to change treatment placements for at-risk kidswork with them to improve the child welfare system in West Virginia." "The DHH
WV Juvenile Justice Commission blasts DHHR plan to change treatment placements for at-risk kids
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
work with them to improve the child welfare system in West Virginia." "The DHHR will honor the stay issued by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and is hopeful that the Supreme Court will ultimately rule in the Department’s favor," she... Read more
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Al.com
Something you probably didn't know about Alabama's governor's mansiontheir prison sentences and any on parole or probation – a total of about 206,00
Something you probably didn't know about Alabama's governor's mansion
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
their prison sentences and any on parole or probation – a total of about 206,000 people. State Republicans sued and the Virginia Supreme Court later ruled McAuliffe's order was unconstitutional. McAuliffe countered by restoring rights... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Virginia Just Restored Thousands Of Ex-Prisoners' Voting RightsVirginia's population of former prisoners is disproportionately black and there
Virginia Just Restored Thousands Of Ex-Prisoners' Voting Rights
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
Virginia's population of former prisoners is disproportionately black and therefore more likely to vote Democrat. The Virginia Supreme Court said McAuliffe didn't have the authority to issue such a sweeping order, saying the governor would... Read more
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Breitbart
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Defies Court, Gives Voting Rights to 13,000 Felonsin other states were also given Virginia voting rights. But State Republican l
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Defies Court, Gives Voting Rights to 13,000 Felons
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
in other states were also given Virginia voting rights. But State Republican leaders successfully sued McAuliffe, and the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that those 13,000 felons must be banned from voter rolls once again: “Never before have any of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to Felons Againwould process applications for 13,000 felons so that they might vote in Novembe
Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to Felons Again
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
would process applications for 13,000 felons so that they might vote in November. The move comes a month after the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that governors cannot restore felons' voting rights en masse. In April, McAuliffe had issued a... Read more
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International Business Times
Virginia Governor McAuliffe restores the right to vote to 13,000 former criminalsRepublicans to sue and claim the move was a partisan effort to help Democratic
Virginia Governor McAuliffe restores the right to vote to 13,000 former criminals
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
Republicans to sue and claim the move was a partisan effort to help Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. In July 2016, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled in favour of Republicans. McAuliffe's order was ruled unconstitutional and the court added the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Terry McAuliffe's Second Try at Restoring Felon Voting Rightsbut it inspired an immediate backlash from Republicans in the commonwealth, who
Terry McAuliffe's Second Try at Restoring Felon Voting Rights
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
but it inspired an immediate backlash from Republicans in the commonwealth, who vowed to block the move. In July, the Virginia Supreme Court sided with the GOP, ruling by a 4-3 margin that while the governor had the ability to grant clemency... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Governor McAuliffe restores voting rights to 13,000 felonsto approximately 206,000 Virginia felons. It was then challenged by state lawma
Governor McAuliffe restores voting rights to 13,000 felons
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
to approximately 206,000 Virginia felons. It was then challenged by state lawmakers and ultimately struck down by the Virginia Supreme Court. Writing for a 4-3 court, Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons held that the "assertion that a Virginia... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Governor expected to restore voting rights to 13,000 Virginia felonsvoting rights to approximately 206,000 Virginia felons, but that order was chal
Governor expected to restore voting rights to 13,000 Virginia felons
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
voting rights to approximately 206,000 Virginia felons, but that order was challenged by state lawmakers. Ultimately, the Virginia Supreme Court struck down McAuliffe's order calling it unconstitutional. Writing for a 4-3 court, Chief Justice... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
‘Try This’ awards WV project grantsFortunately there are exceptions to that sad story. Donors offering no explana
‘Try This’ awards WV project grants
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Fortunately there are exceptions to that sad story. Donors offering no explanationsDonors offering no explanations West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Davis’ out-of-state 2012 campaign donors aren’t saying why they felt... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Mountaineer wrongful death lawsuit dismissedmachine suppliers have a "duty of care" to protect patrons from compulsive gamb
Mountaineer wrongful death lawsuit dismissed
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 10 days ago
machine suppliers have a "duty of care" to protect patrons from compulsive gambling. Stamp put the question to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, in order to address motions filed by the defendants to dismiss... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Duty admitted to barMcCune, Chief Public Defender. “We are very happy to have him on board.” McCun
Duty admitted to bar
Williamson Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
McCune, Chief Public Defender. “We are very happy to have him on board.” McCune moved Duty’s admission before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and Ryan Donovan, Duty’s former schoolmate, introduced him to the Federal Court. Donovan... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Ohio man sentenced to 25 months in prison for dealing heroinDonors offering no explanationsDonors offering no explanations West Virginia S
Ohio man sentenced to 25 months in prison for dealing heroin
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Donors offering no explanationsDonors offering no explanations West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Davis’ out-of-state 2012 campaign donors aren’t saying why they felt compelled to pump money into an election so far beyond their... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Donors offering no explanationsWest Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Davis’ out-of-state 2012 c
Donors offering no explanations
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 10 days ago
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Davis’ out-of-state 2012 campaign donors aren’t saying why they felt compelled to pump money into an election so far beyond their borders. They aren’t saying much of anything. Davis came under... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Why felons in Virginia lost their right to vote, againwith newly enfranchised ex-offenders. Two months later, on July 22nd, the order
Why felons in Virginia lost their right to vote, again
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 days ago
with newly enfranchised ex-offenders. Two months later, on July 22nd, the order was reversed by a Republican-controlled Virginia Supreme Court. Underscoring that this was a political dispute veiled in legalities, the lead plaintiffs were the... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Virginia Governor in Colombia for Trade MissionRulingGov. McAuliffe Speaks Out Against Va. Supreme Court Ruling Governor Terr
Virginia Governor in Colombia for Trade Mission
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 12 days ago
RulingGov. McAuliffe Speaks Out Against Va. Supreme Court Ruling Governor Terry McAuliffe says a recent ruling by the Virginia Supreme Court against him was politically motivated. Governor Terry McAuliffe says a recent ruling by the Virginia... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Augusta County Leaders to Hold Meetings on CourthouseRulingGov. McAuliffe Speaks Out Against Va. Supreme Court Ruling Governor Terr
Augusta County Leaders to Hold Meetings on Courthouse
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
RulingGov. McAuliffe Speaks Out Against Va. Supreme Court Ruling Governor Terry McAuliffe says a recent ruling by the Virginia Supreme Court against him was politically motivated. Governor Terry McAuliffe says a recent ruling by the Virginia... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Titan America Looking for Alternate Route to Transport ChalkRulingGov. McAuliffe Speaks Out Against Va. Supreme Court Ruling Governor Terr
Titan America Looking for Alternate Route to Transport Chalk
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
RulingGov. McAuliffe Speaks Out Against Va. Supreme Court Ruling Governor Terry McAuliffe says a recent ruling by the Virginia Supreme Court against him was politically motivated. Governor Terry McAuliffe says a recent ruling by the Virginia... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle County Police Chief Holds First Official Outreach EventRulingGov. McAuliffe Speaks Out Against Va. Supreme Court Ruling Governor Terr
Albemarle County Police Chief Holds First Official Outreach Event
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
RulingGov. McAuliffe Speaks Out Against Va. Supreme Court Ruling Governor Terry McAuliffe says a recent ruling by the Virginia Supreme Court against him was politically motivated. Governor Terry McAuliffe says a recent ruling by the Virginia... Read more
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Daily Press
McAuliffe: State justices 'scared,' felon voting decision makes no senseRICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe stood by his criticism of the Virginia Supreme
McAuliffe: State justices 'scared,' felon voting decision makes no sense
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe stood by his criticism of the Virginia Supreme Court Tuesday, saying he could only see politics behind the felon voting rights decision that went against him last month. The four justices who decided that case... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
How to register to vote in North Carolina and every other US state and territoryhave had your rights restored. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is in favor of all
How to register to vote in North Carolina and every other US state and territory
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 15 days ago
have had your rights restored. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is in favor of allowing felon voting, but was rebuffed by the Virginia Supreme Court. Also: According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, this state has a strict photo ID... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
How to register to vote in every US state and territoryhave had your rights restored. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is in favor of all
How to register to vote in every US state and territory
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 15 days ago
have had your rights restored. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is in favor of allowing felon voting, but was rebuffed by the Virginia Supreme Court. Also: According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, this state has a strict photo ID... Read more
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Daily Press
Administration says McAuliffe won't prioritize voting restorations to help Dems — but he couldmay have driven the trend as well. But the data suggest a question as the McAu
Administration says McAuliffe won't prioritize voting restorations to help Dems — but he could
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
may have driven the trend as well. But the data suggest a question as the McAuliffe administration regroups from a Virginia Supreme Court decision striking down the governor's mass restoration order. As the governor prepares individual... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia newsBluefield satellite magistrate office ordered closedBluefield satellite magistr
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 16 days ago
Bluefield satellite magistrate office ordered closedBluefield satellite magistrate office ordered closed The West Virginia Supreme Court has confirmed that the satellite magistrate offices in Bluefield must soon be closed as a cost-saving measure... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Bluefield satellite magistrate office ordered closedBLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Supreme Court has confirmed that the
Bluefield satellite magistrate office ordered closed
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 17 days ago
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Supreme Court has confirmed that the satellite magistrate offices in Bluefield must soon be closed as a cost-saving measure for the state. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit.ly/2bnwgs8 ) reports that... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Court halts changes to children's psychiatric care contractsCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has halted the state's
Court halts changes to children's psychiatric care contracts
The Marietta Times / Posted 18 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has halted the state's Department of Health and Human Resources plan to implement new provider agreements for 19 residential psychiatric care facilities for children. The Charleston... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Court halts changes to children's psychiatric care contractsCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has halted the state's
Court halts changes to children's psychiatric care contracts
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has halted the state's Department of Health and Human Resources plan to implement new provider agreements for 19 residential psychiatric care facilities for children. The Charleston... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Court halts changes to children's psychiatric care contractsCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has halted the state's
Court halts changes to children's psychiatric care contracts
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 18 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has halted the state's Department of Health and Human Resources plan to implement new provider agreements for 19 residential psychiatric care facilities for children. The Charleston... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Hurricane, WV, insurance agent sentenced for arson, witness tamperingwrongful death suit and already a long-simmering controversy over a Mississippi
Hurricane, WV, insurance agent sentenced for arson, witness tampering
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 18 days ago
wrongful death suit and already a long-simmering controversy over a Mississippi law firm’s alleged ties to a sitting West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals justice has flared up. Opening arguments haven’t even begun in a Clarksburg, WV wrongful... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Atlanta man admits stealing mail from Beckley, WV, businesses in counterfeit check cashing schemewrongful death suit and already a long-simmering controversy over a Mississippi
Atlanta man admits stealing mail from Beckley, WV, businesses in counterfeit check cashing scheme
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 18 days ago
wrongful death suit and already a long-simmering controversy over a Mississippi law firm’s alleged ties to a sitting West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals justice has flared up. Opening arguments haven’t even begun in a Clarksburg, WV wrongful... Read more
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Daily Press
Partial felon voting list releasedrestore these voting rights again, signing individual orders instead of the mas
Partial felon voting list released
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
restore these voting rights again, signing individual orders instead of the mass order that GOP leaders objected to and the Virginia Supreme Court ruled, 4-3, to be unconstitutional. He initially said that process would take only weeks, but in the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Governor’s office says there’s currently no process to quickly restore felons voting rightsvote under an executive order made by McAuliffe granting felons who served thei
Governor’s office says there’s currently no process to quickly restore felons voting rights
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 20 days ago
vote under an executive order made by McAuliffe granting felons who served their time the right to vote. But, now that the Virginia Supreme Court ruled the order unconstitutional, he does not know what’s going on, and he showed up to the Town Hall... Read more
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The Washington Times
John Hinckley likely to register to vote after settling in Virginiaorders one by one to grant the right to ex-offenders who have served their sent
John Hinckley likely to register to vote after settling in Virginia
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
orders one by one to grant the right to ex-offenders who have served their sentences and completed probation after the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that the governor didn’t have the authority to restore the right en masse. But because he was... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
McAuliffe’s promise to restore voting rights to ex-felons in two weeks not fulfilledoriginally issued an executive order to restore the voting rights of all nonvio
McAuliffe’s promise to restore voting rights to ex-felons in two weeks not fulfilled
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 21 days ago
originally issued an executive order to restore the voting rights of all nonviolent ex-felons, but not long after the Virginia Supreme Court struck down the order in a 4-3 vote calling it unconstitutional. Ex-felon Darryl Cousins, who showed... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Pennsylvania man sentenced for dealing drugs in Harrison County, WVwrongful death suit and already a long-simmering controversy over a Mississippi
Pennsylvania man sentenced for dealing drugs in Harrison County, WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 21 days ago
wrongful death suit and already a long-simmering controversy over a Mississippi law firm’s alleged ties to a sitting West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals justice has flared up. Opening arguments haven’t even begun in a Clarksburg, WV wrongful... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Nursing home trial raises concerns before it startswrongful death suit and already a long-simmering controversy over a Mississippi
Nursing home trial raises concerns before it starts
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 22 days ago
wrongful death suit and already a long-simmering controversy over a Mississippi law firm’s alleged ties to a sitting West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals justice has flared up. The trial, slated to begin Aug. 8, brings Hattiesburg,... Read more
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