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WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) -- Mountain State University is being sued by a Huntington licensed practical nurse who claims the school misrepresented the nursing program's accreditation when it sought her enrollment.

Amy C. Pack's lawsuit claims the school didn't tell her that a national accreditation body had placed the nursing program on warning in 2008 and denied continuing the accreditation in 2010.

The lawsuit also claims that Pack wasn't informed about a pending investigation by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered and Professional Nurses. The board revoked the nursing program's accreditation in February.

According to the lawsuit, Pack took classes at the program's Teays Valley location.

The State Journal reports that Pack filed the lawsuit last month in Putnam County Circuit Court.

A Mountain State spokesman declined to comment on the lawsuit.

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