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  1. Turf Motel, Rib Room owner seeks bankruptcyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A Jefferson County real estate developer and hotel owner has filed for bankruptcy protection, listing more than $7.5 million owed to creditors. Ronald Marcus filed for bankruptcy Dec. 19 ahead of a foreclosure sale for both Turf LLC, which owns the Turf Motel and Rib Room at 741 E. Washington St., in Charles Town, as well as Marcus Enterprises LLC, the developer of a number of lots in the Fox Glen and Briar Run subdivisions, together valued at more than $3.1 million.

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  2. No bad heir daysRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    It's not unusual for people to spend decades building a family farm, store or other business, then begin to wonder who'll take over once they retire or pass away, explains an expert behind a free workshop planned for next month. "Transition planning is an extremely underutilized practice," said Michael Harman, a West Virginia University Cooperative Extension Service agent in Kearneysville.

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  3. Full steam aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Jefferson swimming coach Glenn Edwards makes a habit of shuffling his lineup throughout the season, keeping his teams fresh with an eye on developing the best possible groupings. That formula has proven to be quite successful in recent years, as the Cougars girls' program has won consecutive regional championships while the boys finished undefeated in dual matches a year ago.

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  4. Jefferson nabs three first-team all-state selections after state bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Despite falling a bit short on the pitch, the Jefferson boys' soccer team won big at the postseason ballot box. The Cougars, who reached the Class AAA high school state semifinals before losing 2-0 to eventual champion Morgantown, placed three players on the first-team all-state squad, tied with Winfield for the largest contingent.

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  5. Winfield's Lawman named girls player of the year for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    The senior has been the heart and soul of the Generals' recent dominance, helping the them finish off a run of unprecedented success with a 2-1 victory over Washington two weeks ago in the girls high school state championship game. Because of her leadership on and off the pitch and skill on it Lawman repeated as the girls prep soccer Player of the Year late last week, selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

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  6. Exotic dancer sues to get minimum wagesRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Exotic dancers should be paid at least minimum wage and a Morgantown nightclub is breaking the law by failing to do so. That's an argument made by Christie Lynn Brundege in a federal class action lawsuit filed Friday against the owners of the Blue Parrot Cabaret in Morgantown.

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  7. Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian filmRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    "It's a lot of stress," Lynch told The Associated Press on Tuesday as she was heading from West Virginia to Rock Hill, South Carolina, to finish filming. "But I have to say I've had fun with it and it's an opportunity.

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  8. Jefferson girls off to winning campaign in 2014 for first-year coachRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    First-year Jefferson girls soccer coach Matt Speaker couldn't have penned a much better start to the season if he were a Hollywood scriptwriter. Six victories and one tie through the first seven games have seen the Cougars clicking largely unscathed through the early going.

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  9. Survey seeks to enhance West Virginia's food hub potentialRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    As a way to support the growing local food movement, the New Appalachian Farm and Research Center is conducting a supplier survey to assess West Virginia's ability to maximize the use of food hubs for small farmers and ranchers in the state.

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  10. Police issue 182 citations as WVU students returnRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Police issued more than 180 citations and arrested more than a dozen people during West Virginia University students' first weekend in Morgantown for the fall semester.

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  11. Officials say WVU enrollment numbers hold steadyRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    West Virginia University officials say the number of students on its Morgantown campuses is expected to look similar to last year's total.

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  12. Local 4-H'er takes top honor in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Ksusha Lowry-Neufeld, a member of the Shenandoah Shamrocks 4-H Club that meets in Ranson, recently emerged a winner at State 4-H Days held on the campus of West Virginia University here.

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  13. Human trafficking conference set in MorgantownRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    The conference is being organized by the public-private West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center, which is part of the state Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety.

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  14. Martinsburg to celebrate electric vehicle stationRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Colin Williams with Mountain View Solar tells The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown, Md., that the charging station will enhance Martinsburg's historic business district.

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  15. 'Ghost murals' being restored across AppalachiaRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    The murals were painted on buildings more than a century ago, before radio commercials, electronic billboards or television.

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  16. Police find infant buried in forest in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    An infant's body was found buried in the George Washington National Forest in Hardy County over the weekend, and the child's parents were being held in jail Monday.

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  17. Don Knotts statue fundraising campaign tops goalRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Beth Fuller tells The Dominion Post that the Greater Morgantown Convention & Visitors Bureau recently donated $5,000 to the project.

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