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A new report indicates fracking could help the United States recover up to 2.85 quadrillion cubic feet of natural gas, but another study shows the drilling technique may also produce carcinogenic radon gas across the Marcellus and Utica shale regions.

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A landmark birthday for 
Dr. Maheswaran

It’s only fitting that a physician who has delivered more than 4,000 babies in Jefferson County gets some fanfare when his own birthday rolls around. Dr. Vettivelu Maheswaran, nicknamed “Dr. Mahe,” turned 80 earlier this month. He worked in Charles Town for nearly 40 years before retiring in 2002, but continues to volunteer with the […]

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How we respond to our family members and friends about their cancer experience is in large part related to our own feelings about cancer.

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There’s a reason so many in W.Va. love wild ramps

There’s nothing like a spring meal of wild ramps, onions and mushrooms served with cornbread and beans.

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As Shepherd’s Relay nears, a look at the ‘why’ behind the event

Relay For Life events happen overnight because cancer never sleeps.

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Appalachian scholar and historian Brandon Kirk will discuss his book “Blood in West Virginia: Brumfield v. McCoy”

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Country star Trace Atkins comes to Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races’ Event Center Saturday.

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The foundation for Eastern Panhandle Indigo Children has announced two important summer programs.

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‘New things at a fraction of retail’

The fastest-growing consignment sale franchise in the country returns to Jefferson County next week.

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The wonder of Montessori, right in Charles Town

A walk through Don Bosco Montessori School in Charles Town would put a smile on anyone’s face.

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