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West Virginia gov: Suspended, convicted justice resigning

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

CHARLETON, W.Va. - West Virginia's governor disclosed Saturday that he has accepted a letter of resignation from a suspended state Supreme Court justice recently convicted of federal charges, days ahead of a planned legislative session to consider the justice's removal.
In a one-sentence statement, the office of Gov. Jim Justice said Saturday that the governor had received and accepted the letter of Justice Allen Loughry to step down at the close of business Monday. Justice had no additional comment on the departure and Loughry's equally terse one-sentence letter dated Friday didn't...
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