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WWII spy, 92, gets his day

Charles Town vet honored CHARLES TOWN – U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller calls Frederick Mayer one of the “unsung heroes” of World War II. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , […]

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As Relay for Life nears, still time to get involved

CHARLES TOWN – With a little more than six weeks to go before Jefferson County’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser, organizers say there’s still time to get involved in the fight to find a cancer cure. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use […]

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Morrisey launches ‘jobs summit’

CHARLES TOWN — West Virginia needs to get serious about job creation. That was the message West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey brought to Jefferson County Monday when he spoke to a crowd of about 30 residents in the basement of the Charles Town Library to chew over reasons for the state’s bleak economic development […]

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A Fair day’s work

Kids kick off market season with swine weigh-in This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , click “buy” and view it instantly. Exclusive content Already have a Cleeng account? Welcome back! […]

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CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s decision to open Medicaid to more low-income West Virginians was reached neither quickly nor easily, administration officials say. The path to last week’s announcement began in June, when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the federal health care law. The ruling struck down language that threatened existing federal Medicaid funding […]

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Drawn to Adventure

Shepherdstown’s Danielle Corsetto breaks ground with graphic novel SHEPHERDSTOWN — Danielle Corsetto has just got back from the future. It’s where she met Finn, the 14-year-old human, his adopted brother Jake, the magic dog, and, well — Princess Bubblegum and the Ice King, all residents of the Land of Ooo in the popular Cartoon Network […]

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CHARLES TOWN – Jefferson County Delegate Stephen Skinner has requested that the state Public Service Commission investigate Potomac Edison’s billing and business practices, even as PSC officials say they are continuing to look into claims by individual ratepayers against the utlility. In an April 23 letter to PSC Chairman Michael Albert, Skinner said he has […]

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Pawpaw aspirations

Traditional fruit headed to modern marketplace? KEARNEYSVILLE — Could it be the pawpaw’s time in the sun? This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , click “buy” and view it instantly. […]

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Snyder mulling run for Congress

CHARLES TOWN – Young Democrats of America president and agriculture lobbyist Rod Snyder says he is thinking of running for the congressional seat that will be vacated by Shelley Moore Capito in 2014 when she runs for the Senate. He says he expects to come to a final decision by the end of May. Snyder, […]

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