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Job training for women: Step-Up for Women spring training is from April 22 to June 14 at the James Rumsey Technical Institute in Martinsburg. For more information, call Jennifer Wood at 304-754-9258 or go online to apply at wvwomenwork.org. Football camp: Jefferson County Parks and Recreation is offering a non-contact football camp at Sam Michael’s […]

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One for the books

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One for the books
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CHARLES TOWN – Sen. Joe Manchin said in an interview Tuesday that groups running ads indicating that he supports sweeping gun control measures are not being truthful. “Let me make it very clear: the only thing I’m working on is a criminal and mental background check,” Manchin said. “Anything else people have heard is basically […]

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MORGANTOWN (AP) – Morrell Bolyard wasn’t suspicious when smooth-talking land men started knocking on doors in Preston County a few years back, offering as little as $5 an acre for oil and gas rights. Bolyard, 72, said he had seen the same thing happen in the 1960s, when the going rate was $1. But the […]

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CHARLES TOWN – New Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Dougherty will resign his position on the county board of education, he announced Tuesday after getting the thumbs up from county commissioners to be the county’s chief law enforcement officer. The vacancy leaves the board of education with 45 days to choose a successor. “It has always […]

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WHEELING – A Parkersburg doctor has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for health care fraud and tax evasion. Barton Joseph Adams, 61, who operated a pain management clinic in Vienna, was given a 50-month sentence. In a plea agreement, he agreed to forfeit $3.7 million and make $3.1 million in […]

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Ag chief’s aim: Double farm production by 2018 MORGANTOWN – West Virginia’s new agriculture commissioner has an ambitious plan to more than double the output of state farms within five years by growing the poultry and beef industries, and by encouraging school boards, correctional institutions and other government agencies to buy from local producers. No […]

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Feb. 24 11:24 a.m. West Liberty Street, vehicle crash, minor damage/information exchanged 11:54 a.m. West North Street, welfare check, no problems 8:15 p.m. Dunlap Drive, alarm, residence secure Feb. 25 8 a.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, parking complaint, tow sticker issued 10:30 a.m. U.S. 340, motorist assist, assistance rendered 11:05 a.m. Burnlea Road, petit […]

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West Virginia lawmakers and officials have for a long time offered up the promise of economic development for West Virginia if it could only make the necessary investments in broadband technology that businesses, institutions and schools needed. Well, the state got its wish, thanks to $24 million from the Obama Administration’s 2009 stimulus Broadband Technology […]

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Whatever one thinks of the appointment made by the Jefferson County Commission to fill the position of sheriff, we can find no fault with how the commissioners went about making their selection. While there has been harping in some quarters about why neither this nor that applicant was selected, we think the commission acted courageously […]

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