CINCINNATI (AP) - From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge's decision to allow a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader's defamation lawsuit against a gossip website to go to trial. The Internet giants recently filed briefs in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) - Fifteen western Pennsylvania residents have sued FirstEnergy Corp. in federal court, claiming a 1,700-acre impoundment has leached chemicals and contaminated groundwater. The suit claims that Little Blue Run has leached arsenic, sulfates and chlorides into nearby waterways, released noxious odors, and caused wet yards and shifting foundations. Little Blue Run is West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Three Huntington attorneys are candidates to replace a retiring Cabell County judge. The West Virginia Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission recommended the candidates to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin last week.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Camden Clark Medical Center has received state approval to consolidate its two campuses. A certificate of need issued by the West Virginia Health Care Authority says consolidating the Parkersburg hospital's St. Joseph's and Memorial campuses is expected to cost $47 million.
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