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  1. No Good Cause: Lottery Commission off mark on 'casino nights'Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    It is legal in West Virginia - encouraged, in fact - to use betting to support commercial gambling establishments, as well as people who raise dogs and horses for racing. It is unlawful to stage a "casino night" to help a sick child or generate funding for a soup kitchen.

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  2. Peggy A. ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    Born Oct. 17, 1928, in Wheeling, she was the daughter of the late William Edward Kasserman and Margaret Garland Williams Kasserman, of Wheeling. She received her primary education in Ohio County Public Schools, graduated from Warwood High School in 1946, and continued her education at West Virginia University.

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  3. Jones case may get more scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Martinsburg Journal

    William J. Ihlenfeld II, the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, has met with representatives of the Berkeley County chapter of the NAACP to discuss the Wayne A. Jones case. "I'm very satisfied that he is investigating the case," Hubert Smith, president of the Berkeley County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said Wednesday in a telephone interview.

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  4. Now Republicans are suing each other?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Martinsburg Journal

    You had to laugh last week when Republican Attorney General Patrick Morrisey called out Berkeley County Republican Mike Folk's foolish lawsuit against the State of West Virginia. Delegate Folk sued our own Mountain State, Gov. Tomblin, a non-existent government department he called the "Office of Administration," and our Superintendent.

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  5. Delicate Balance: Tax reform not as simple as it may seemRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Tax policy is like a house of cards, West Virginia legislators are learning. Pulling out even a single card can bring the whole thing tumbling down.

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  6. O'Dell leads at West Virginia Amateur golf tournamentRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Sam O'Dell shot a 6-under-par 66 Tuesday for a one-stroke lead at the West Virginia Amateur at The Greenbrier resort. Vienna's Alan Cooke had two eagles and was a stroke back at 5-under 67. A year ago in the first round, Cooke shot 68 on the par-70 Meadows Course but was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard.

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  7. Understaffed: More inspectors needed for W.Va. gas pipelinesRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Most natural gas pipelines in West Virginia are subject to relatively little state regulation. But the Public Service Commission lacks adequate staff to check even those falling under its jurisdiction, the official in charge of the process said recently.

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  8. Being HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    A few local athletes and one sports journalist were honored at the West Virginia Sports Writers Association Victory Awards Dinner at the Westbanco Arena in Wheeling on Sunday. Jefferson's Christian Johnson, left, won the inaugural Randy Moss award as the top wide receiver in the state.

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  9. Glover makes switch, will walk on at WVURead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Prep school seemed like the perfect place for Deonte Glover to spend a year because he's about a year-and-a-half younger than some of his senior classmates at Musselman. So Glover, who turned 17 in November, was all set to go to Fork Union Military Academy, Virginia, and play on the postgraduate football team there after being offered a roster spot.

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  10. Reflecting back on 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Baseball isn't all about what it's become in this day and age, flashing lights that rim the upper decks of stadiums and whacky contests either on the field or shown on video boards. The game, which stands solidly by itself, meshes poetically with nostalgia, as widespread or personal any of it might be.

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  11. Justice discusses entering gubernatorial raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    When asked why he would want to enter the political arena and run for governor, West Virginia native Jim Justice said the answer was an easy one - his love for the state. After filing his pre-candidacy paperwork Tuesday, Justice traveled to Martinsburg as part of his three-city media tour, which also included Clarksburg and Wheeling, to discuss his candidacy and platform.

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  12. Worthy Effort: Tomblin's Japan trip should pay off for W.Va.Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    If West Virginians are to have more of the good manufacturing jobs that helped build our state, it appears economic development efforts can no longer be targeted at steel companies in Pittsburgh or automotive firms in Detroit. Japan has proved to be more fertile ground for planting the seeds of a manufacturing renaissance in the Mountain State.

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  13. Shepherd teams hope to finish strongRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Only one week of the regular season remains for the Shepherd University softball and lacrosse teams, as both look to finish up strong heading into postseason play. The softball team wraps up its remaining schedule with doubleheaders against Fairmont State, Wheeling Jesuit and West Liberty.

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  14. Huggins wins fourth Furfari award as College Coach of YearRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    There was no secret weapon on its way and no plans were etched in stone when Bob Huggins told the world he had to fix the West Virginia University men's basketball program after its first season of Big 12 conference play in 2013. "We simply had to get better.

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  15. Roundup: Phelan named player of weekRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Junior midfielder Erin Phelan of the Shepherd women's lacrosse team has been named the Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Week as announced by the league office today. Phelan tallied seven goals in a 2-0 week for the Rams.

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  16. Area Roundup: Musselman wins softball tourneyRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Applemen beat Lincoln 8-0, Wheeling Central 7-1 and Martins Ferry, Ohio, 10-0 to reach the championship game. Musselman then defeated River, Ohio, 7-1 for the title.

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  17. Tourney is basketball heavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    For four days, the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum is full of basketball - six games Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and then three championship games on Saturday. You can sit courtside and observe as a privileged member of the media and enjoy that perspective, see a couple of fouls called in the Westside-Robert C. Byrd game by officials by officials not quick enough to keep up with a fastbreak and anticipate contact when there was nothing close to a teenager's peach fuzz.

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  18. Game of ChanceRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    What is the difference between a restaurant or bar operating five electronic slot machines and being permitted to have seven? The easy, obvious answer is more money for the state of West Virginia - perhaps millions of dollars a year. When state legislators set up the "limited video lottery" system in 2001, they decided establishments should be limited to five electronic slot machines per site.

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  19. Report: Ethics complaint filed against HouseholderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    According to a Charleston newspaper, an ethics complaint has been filed against state Delegate Eric Householder, R-Berkeley, although the filing cannot be confirmed. "I'm aware of the accusations, but I haven't received any notification," Householder said Friday in a telephone interview.

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  20. Clarence W. LongRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Mr. Long retired from the U.S. Air Force, receiving the rank of lieutenant colonel. After retirement, he was civil service in the pentagon until he retired in 1984.

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