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Breaking news: Rulings in Massey, AP FOIA cases


West Virginia’s Supreme Court ruled today in favor of Massey Energy in the big Harman Mining case and — in a politically related case — refused to force the release of e-mail messages between Massey Energy President Don Blankenship and former Justice Spike Maynard.

The ruling in Harman Mining is here, and the ruling in the Associated Press Freedom of Information Act case is here.

Updated, 5 p.m.:

Here’s a link to my buddy Paul Nyden’s news story.