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Former Braxton Attorney Jim Douglas has close call

Kanawha Family Court and former Braxton County attorney Judge Jim Douglas was injured Monday when a bullet struck a cruise ship he was traveling on in Portland, Oregon. According to an article published in Wednesday’s Charleston Gazette, a bullet pierced thick glass on the Portland Spirit dinner cruise boat Monday night mildly injuring Douglas who was aboard the boat with longtime companion Phyllis Veith.At around 9:30 p.m., as the ship maneuvered to dock, a bullet tore a sizable hole in thick glass on the other side of the ship from where Douglas and Vieth were . . .

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