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  1. Free to wed Harpers Ferry couple marry - " and make Jefferson Co. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Greg Dean and Stephen Sherry found themselves grappling with some unexpected good news last week: After 15 years as a couple, they could finally stand before a judge and legally wed. Stephen Sherry and Greg Dean, who met in D.C. and moved to Harpers Ferry in 2001, married Tuesday morning in Charleston.

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  2. Eric Lewis named to Vision Shared boardRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Certified public accountant Eric Lewis has been named to the board of directors of the Charleston-based nonprofit Vision Shared. Lewis is a founding partner of Ours, Lawyer, Lewis & Co.

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  3. Shepherd outlasts talented Golden Eagles' programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    But anytime the Rams can knock off a previously unbeaten conference foe on the road it should be considered a welcome conclusion. Shepherd quarterback Jeff Ziemba looks downfield Sept.

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  4. West Virginia detective: Shooting victim had no gang tieRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 4 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A Charleston police detective says he believes a teenager fatally shot on the city's West Side this year will get compensation from the state's fund for crime victims. Tymel McKinney's mother, Deanna, was told she wouldn't get any compensation because her son wasn't considered an innocent victim.

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  5. Nuns on bus tour to stop in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    The nuns are reprising their 2012 nationwide bus tour to urge people to vote. They're also showing how proposed federal budget cuts would decimate programs for low-income families.

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  6. West Virginia tank tally: More than 46,400 and growingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    State environmental officials had tallied more than 46,400 aboveground storage tanks as a Wednesday deadline to register them approached. Despite the deadline, the Department of Environmental Protection expects to register thousands more, even after Wednesday.

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  7. No parole for West Virginia man in hammer slayingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A former lawn care worker has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing a 90-year-old Charleston man with a hammer. Prosecutors say the Charleston resident hit George Molle Jr. with a hammer and took money from the victim's house.

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  8. Georgetown, Harvard team in West Virginia to discuss spillRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Georgetown University and Harvard University researchers visited Charleston on Wednesday to discuss the response to a January chemical spill into the state's largest public water supply. The research team met with state and local officials and community stakeholders at the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department.

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  9. Students use essay to win college moneyRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Fifteen West Virginia students have been named regional winners of an essay contest that earns them money to invest for college. The children in kindergarten through fifth grades were recognized at a ceremony Thursday at the state Culture Center in Charleston as part of the seventh annual "When I Grow Up" essay contest.

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  10. Enrollment surging at University of CharlestonRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Enrollment at the University of Charleston has surged to more than 2,100 students, an all-time high for the private school. Last year, Charleston took over Mountain State University campuses in Beckley and Martinsburg.

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  11. Bankruptcy judge OKs $2.9M spill settlementRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A federal bankruptcy judge has approved a $2.9 million settlement to benefit 300,000 people whose water was contaminated in a January chemical spill. Judge Ronald Pearson filed the order Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Charleston.

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  12. Arrest made in West Virginia slayingRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Police say a North Carolina man has been charged in the death of a West Virginia man whose body was found in a park. Police in St. Albans say in a statement that an arrest warrant was served in Charleston on Friday charging 24-year-old Michael Benbow of Huntersville, North Carolina, with first-degree murder.

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  13. CDC in West Virginia discussing spill health monitoringRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Federal health officials are in Charleston this week discussing options for medical monitoring after a January chemical spill contaminated water supplies to 300,000 people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health officials say they are a few weeks to a month away from deciding how to track people's long-term health.

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  14. West Virginia breeders say budget cuts hurting racetracksRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Mardi Gras racetrack in Charleston showed purses for greyhound racing dropped from $98,000 for the first week of Sept. 2010 to $61,700 this year.

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  15. Home Rule moves aheadRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    City officials with Charles Town and Ranson presented their case for home rule during a meeting Monday with the West Virginia Home Rule Board. Home rule would allow both cities to have more control over their ordinances, acts, resolutions, rules and regulations.

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  16. Colbert leading young Cougars early on during fall campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    It's no surprise where the county's best chance for success in high school cross country rests: With Jefferson junior Abby Colbert. Jefferson junior Abby Colbert, pictured in May during the Gazette Relays in Charleston, is ranked No.

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  17. Judge worried West Virginia company may abandon spill siteRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A bankruptcy judge is concerned that a chemical company may abandon the site of a massive January spill without cleaning it up. The order points out that Freedom Industries' plan to liquidate says the company expects to pay $850,000 or less to remediate its Charleston spill site, plus related consulting costs.

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  18. West Virginia schools getting $2M for higher educationRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller on Friday said that the University of Charleston and West Virginia Wesleyan College are receiving money from U.S. Department of Education's Strengthening Institutes Program.

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  19. Items stolen from West Virginia food pantryRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A food drive is being held to help restock a Clay County pantry where an estimated $2,000 of items meant for hungry families was stolen. Director Freda Auxier says canned goods were taken from the shelves, and freezers and refrigerators were emptied of turkeys, hamburger, hot dogs, hams and other items.

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  20. Utility opposes $2.9M deal in West Virginia spill caseRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A utility is opposing a $2.9 million bankruptcy settlement that would fund projects to benefit 300,000 people whose water was contaminated in January.

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