News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia man has filed a lawsuit against General Motors. Jason Vest of Princeton claims a defective ignition switch in a Chevrolet Cobalt caused a 2006 accident that killed his pregnant wife.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A task force aimed at combatting the rising heroin problem in the capital city region is scheduled to meet. The Heroin Eradication Associated Task Force meets today in Charleston.

Part of the meeting will be devoted to discussing the negative impact of heroin in the county.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A Charlotte, North Carolina, man has pleaded guilty to firing a gun near a school in Charleston. Twenty-year-old Aric Adams entered a guilty plea yesterday in Kanawha County Circuit Court to wanton endangerment and brandishing.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A lawsuit has been filed against the producers of a run that was canceled in Charleston in which participants were told they wouldn't be issued refunds. The Charleston firm of Preston and Solango filed the lawsuit yesterday in Kanawha County Circuit Court on behalf of participants who signed up for the Dirty Girl Mud Run. The lawsuit seeks class-action status.

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