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“The new government, like a scientific laboratory, was designed to accommodate an ongoing series of experiments, extending indefinitely into the future. Nobody could anticipate what the results might be, so the government was structured, not to guide society toward a specified goal, but to sustain the experimental process itself. It might blow up in the […]

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It’s not only safe to say that Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum made a huge impact on our community in his four short months on the job, it would be an understatement. Crum’s promise when taking office was that he would do his best to take the drugs out of Mingo County and off of […]

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Thank you for Tyler story   Please allow me to express on behalf of myself and my husband too our sincere and deepest appreciation for your heartwarming article on our grandson Tyler Wilt (Spirit of Jefferson, Page A1, March 20). Thank you for seeing the value in such an article and sharing it with the […]

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In 2011, according to data collected, police officers in the United States shot 1,146 people, killing 607. The stun gun Taser device, supposedly a non-lethal law enforcement weapon, is meant to incapacitate citizens without causing great harm. However, in the period between 2001 and 2012, Taser devices used by law enforcement across America claimed the […]

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CHARLESTON – A bill that would enlarge the kinds of communication that count as electioneering, and are therefore subject to disclosure of donors, received a nod from the House Judiciary Committee this week. Senate Bill 604, sponsored by Senate President Jeff Kessler, would add the use of billboard, direct mailing and telephone bank communications to […]

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Walls rising on Hospice project

KEARNEYSVILLE — Hospice of the Panhandle’s “Building the Dream” construction project is well underway, with site and road work about 85 percent complete and the general contractors now on site. Hospice, a 33-year-old nonprofit that cares for seriously ill residents in the four-county area, is constructing two buildings on 17 acres at the Berkeley-Jefferson county […]

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Breaking new ground
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EDITOR’S NOTE

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When events get ahead of our newspaper By the time many of you picked up your Spirit at stores or in your mailbox last week, some of the news we featured was no longer up to date. Case in point: our front-page coverage of the gun-related legislation before lawmakers in Charleston. Our deadline requires us […]

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Thursday This month’s free Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum at the Inn at Charles Town begins with a networking hour at 5:30 p.m. April’s topic: Farming as a business. For more information, call Kathy Mason as 304-267-4144.   Saturday The Morgan’s Grove Farm Market kicks off the season with locally grown food, locally raised beef, unique […]

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Autumn’s art

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Autumn’s art
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