Upshur County Grand Jury returns indictments
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Upshur County Grand Jury returned 20 indictments, no-billed four cases and passed one March 18, said Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd. Of the indictments, seven were sealed because no...
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Martial law which was decreed in Thailand shortly before the military seized power in a coup last MayThailand's junta chief said Tuesday he had asked the king for permission to lift martial law, after coming under pressure from foreign governments, but added that the military would retain sweeping powers. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha said the ailing 87-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej would now decide whether to lift martial law, which would be replaced with a new executive order. "A new order (to replace martial law) will be issued very soon," the former army chief said. Thailand has been under increased pressure from western allies, businesses and tour operators to lift martial law which was decreed shortly before the military seized power in a coup last May.


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Prices in the 19-nation eurozone were down 0.1 percent in March, less than the drop of 0.3 percent in February with low energy costs still impacting the cost of living, the EU statistics agency Eurostat saidDeflation in the eurozone eased in March, official data showed Tuesday, reducing concerns that the economy faces a dangerous spiral after four straight months of falling consumer prices. The threat of deflation in the eurozone remains a global concern, with fears that a huge bond-buying spree by the European Central Bank came too late to fight off the negative effects of falling prices. In January, the ECB set out its huge bond-buying programme, an audacious and controversial scheme to ward off deflation and stimulate growth in the eurozone, which expanded a weak 0.9 percent in 2014. On Monday, Fitch ratings agency said a renewed eurozone debt crisis was the biggest risk to the global economy, even greater than unstable oil prices and despite the ECB's quantitative easing programme.


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Jerry (Animal) McFadden's escape to be featured on Investigation Discovery Channel
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Mar 29, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A re-enactment of the late Jerry (Animal) McFadden’s nationally publicized 1986 escape from the Upshur County Jail, and his abduction of then-sheriff’s dispatcher Rosalie Williams (now Rosalie Turn...
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