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  1. 11 file for 2 open Supreme Court seats, deadline TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Martinsburg Journal

    By the close of business Friday, 11 candidates have filed for two open seats on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. According to the West Virginia Secretary of State's office, six candidates have filed to fill the unexpired term of former Justice Menis Ketchum, whose term is up in 2020.

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  2. Around the Region - Aug. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Martinsburg Journal

    Participants will begin with breakfast at the Dining Hall at 7:30 a.m., then will fan out across the community to work until 4 p.m. Nonprofit agencies that are participating include the Shepherdstown Visitors Center, Shepherdstown Community Club, PurposeFULL Paws, Boys and Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle, Telamon Corporation, Potomac Valley Audubon Society, St. Andrew's Mountain Community Center, Shepherdstown Day Care, Green Hill African American Society, Burke Street Elementary School in Martinsburg, Berkeley Senior Services, Martinsburg Garden of Promise, Children's Home Society, Christ Reformed UCC in Shepherdstown, Horses with Hearts, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and Panhandle Home Health.

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  3. Around the Region - Aug. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Martinsburg Journal

    A Friday, 7:30 a.m.: Women's Network Healthy Living Group meets at the Comfort Inn Martinsburg, 1872 Edwin Miller Blvd. A Aug. 24, 7:15 a.m.: Rise and Shine Breakfast at the Holiday Inn Martinsburg. Guest speaker will be George Murray, deputy district director, who will discuss, A Aug. 31, 7:30 a.m.: Women's Network Healthy Living Group meets at the Comfort Inn Martinsburg, 1872 Edwin Miller Blvd. MARTINSBURG - The Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority Board will meet at 4 p.m. Monday at the transit office, 446 Novak Drive.

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  4. Woman, boyfriend charged in her 2-year-old son's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Martinsburg Journal

    West Virginia State Police say a 2-year-old has died and that his mother and her boyfriend were arrested in his death. Sgt. M.D. Clemons tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph the boy died Friday morning after being on life-support at a Charleston hospital.

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  5. House of Delegates impeaches 3 Supreme Court justicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Martinsburg Journal

    Setting a precedent, the West Virginia House of Delegates voted to impeach three out of four justices for the first time in state history, with more articles being considered into the night. The House of Delegates passed 10 articles of impeachment by press time.

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  6. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin talks about the future of Social Security at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Martinsburg Journal

    The West Virginia Press Association's Convention 2018 opened its Friday sessions with a panel on the future of Social Security. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, David Certner from AARP and Simon Haeder from West Virginia University gave three viewpoints.

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  7. Temporary Supreme Court justice sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Martinsburg Journal

    A temporary justice on the West Virginia Supreme Court was sworn in Friday while another judge disagreed in part with the order assigning him. Judge Paul T. Farrell of the Sixth Circuit in Cabell County was sworn in by Justice Robin Davis in a morning ceremony at the Supreme Court.

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  8. Around the Region - Aug. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Martinsburg Journal

    Three people charged in the death of an 88-year-old West Virginia woman found living with a rotting leg have pleaded not guilty. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Lisa Jean Dunlap, John W. Rogers and Kayla Lea Rogers pleaded guilty Wednesday after Norma Dunlap died May 9. They're charged with neglect of an incapacitated adult causing death and other offenses.

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  9. Around the region - Aug. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Martinsburg Journal

    U.S. Cellular associates in Martinsburg are hosting a Customer Appreciation Celebration today to Sunday. Everyone who visits the store at 940 Foxcroft Ave., will receive a free water bottle , and there will be a mobile prize wheel where customers can use their smartphones to spin to win prizes that include bill credits and accessory discounts of up to 30 percent.

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  10. Around the region - Aug. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library will host a script writing workshop at 4 p.m. Tuesday for those ages 12 to 19. The three session workshop will include character development, research, script editing and directing actors. Space is limited.

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  11. Services Friday in West Virginia for Betty SchoenbaumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Martinsburg Journal

    Services are scheduled in West Virginia for Betty Schoenbaum, widow of the founder of Shoney's Restaurants. Schoenbaum's funeral is set for Friday at B'nai Jacob Synagogue in Charleston, followed by a burial at the B'nai Jacob Eternal Home in South Charleston.

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  12. Shepherd predicted to win another MEC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Martinsburg Journal

    For all of the change afoot, Shepherd finds itself in a familiar position: The Rams are favored to win the Mountain East Conference football The winner of 30 straight conference games, Shepherd was picked to win a fourth straight title in the Rams' last season in the league, as announced Thursday at MEC media day. Shepherd, which will be under the direction of a new coach for the first time in three decades, will be moving on to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference next year.

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  13. Dems grow impatient with pace of impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Martinsburg Journal

    Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee are ready to move on articles of impeachment on the only justice left on the bench under federal indictment. In a press release Wednesday morning, the minority members of the committee said there was enough evidence to present articles of impeachment against Justice Allen Loughry.

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  14. Group seeks to halt prayers at West Virginia council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Martinsburg Journal

    A West Virginia city that opens its council meetings with The Lord's Prayer is being sued by the Freedom from Religion Foundation. The Madison, Wisconsin-based group and two of its members filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court in Charleston against the city of Parkersburg.

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  15. PEIA Taskforce subcommittee members disagree on final reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Martinsburg Journal

    A subcommittee tasked with submitting a final report to the PEIA Taskforce by today will wait six days until there is more agreement on what kind of report to submit. The PEIA Taskforce Public Outreach Subcommittee met Tuesday at the Capitol in Charleston.

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  16. Former Justice Ketchum takes plea deal in federal investigation of Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Martinsburg Journal

    A former justice of the state's highest court is cooperating with federal investigators as they look into abuse of the public's trust by the court. Menis Ketchum, whose last day as a justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals was Friday, agreed pleaded guilty to one felony count of wire fraud for use of a state fuel card in federal court.

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  17. Justice, transportation officials unveil road websitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Martinsburg Journal

    State officials hope two new websites help give the public more oversight of road construction projects and a voice in what gets fixed. Gov. Jim Justice and Department of Transportation Secretary Tom Smith unveiled the websites during a press conference Monday at the state Capitol.

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  18. Committee reviews Supreme Court spending habitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | Martinsburg Journal

    After a marathon session Thursday, members of the House Judiciary Committee had no major witnesses Friday, choosing to review invoices and travel records of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Hearing from legislative attorneys and auditors, the committee reviewed invoices for the renovation of offices for the supreme court justices.

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  19. Breaking the opioid cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Martinsburg Journal

    The most valuable resource in West Virginia's war against opioids may be talking and listening to each other. That's one of the lessons gleaned by Talley Sergent, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Congressional seat for the 1st District of West Virginia, during her stop at the Burke Street Elementary School in Martinsburg on Monday.

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  20. Around the region a " July 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum will be held Aug. 2 at the Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave. Networking and refreshments will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the program at 6 p.m. Hannah Vargason will present Attendees will learn about funding/financing options and other resources small business owners and entrepreneurs can use to start, sustain or expand their business; as well as risk and what forms of capital may be available. HEDGESVILLE - Hedgesville Volunteer Fire Company, 4217 Hedgesville Road, will hold its annual chicken barbecue at 10 a.m. July 28. Half-a-chicken, baked beans, cole slaw and roll is $10.

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