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West Virginia / Attorney General State Seal
STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
PATRICK MORRISEY
Phone: 304-558-2021
Email: communications@wvago.gov
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Beth Ryan, Communications Director
Phone: (304) 558-2021


Release Date: March 5, 2013

ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE TO PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE TO WVU ON TIER 3 MEDIA RIGHTS ISSUE



CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued the following statement:

“West Virginia University has asked the Office of the West Virginia Attorney General to provide legal advice and assistance on the WVU Athletic Department’s Tier 3 media rights matter.

“Specifically, this office will assist WVU in the ongoing internal review of this issue. Through our engagement, we will help ensure that all applicable laws and regulations are being followed.

“To facilitate this review, WVU has offered to provide the Attorney General’s Office with all necessary information, access, and resources.

“In light of our new engagement with West Virginia University, this Office will not make any further statements at this time.”

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