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  1. Naloxone bill aims to curb statewide heroin traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    As law enforcement officials are increasingly turning their attention to the growing problem with heroin in West Virginia, many of them have strong opinions on the legislation that provides greater access to Naloxone, an opioid antagonist that combats the effects of an overdose. That bill, which goes into effect today, will allow police officers to carry the medicine.

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  2. Insulation fire strikes at distribution center; cause not yet determinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Fire ripped through bales of insulation at the Knauf Insulation distribution center in the Tabler Station Business Park on Monday afternoon. According to Berkeley County Central Dispatch, the fire was called in around 1:20 p.m. Monday.

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  3. Breakfast honors fallen, raises fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Memorial Day is a holiday for people to come together and remember those who have lost their lives serving the country in war. In honor Memorial Day, the Martinsburg Rotary Club held a pancake breakfast at War Memorial Park in Martinsburg to celebrate the area's veterans and those who have fallen in battle, and to raise funds in the fight against polio.

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  4. R. Scott SencindiverRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    R. Scott Sencindiver, 50, of Hedgesville, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at the home of his brother, Paul, while under the care of Hospice. Born Aug. 11, 1964, in Martinsburg, he is the son of Vincent Lee Sencindiver and step-mother, Betty, of Martinsburg, and the late Sandra Kay Morgan Sencindiver.

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  5. George C. Hoover Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    George Charles Hoover Sr., 68, of Charles Town, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Jefferson Medical Center in Ranson. Born Oct. 6, 1946, in Camden, New Jersey, he was the son of the late George Hoover and Katherine Bieri Hoover.

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  6. Frances L. MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Frances LuRee Miller, 94, of Inwood, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at home, with her family around her. She was born Feb. 13, 1921, in Frederick County, Virginia.

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  7. Journal Junction for May 26Read the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner. Journal Junction comments should be limited to two to four sentences and be no longer than 80 words.

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  8. Hardy continues to excel on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Kyle Hardy is rapidly rising to superstar status in this region among the Super Late Model contingency. The Stephens City, Virginia, youngster is already a very good driver and showing signs of continuing to get better.

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  9. Sourcewater studies moving forwardRead the original story

    Sunday | Martinsburg Journal

    Although the so-called Tank Bill was heavily amended during this year's legislative session to reduce regulations on above-ground storage tanks, the new legislation did not significantly change the original requirements for water utilities to develop sourcewater protection plans. The original legislation, Senate Bill 373, was passed in 2014 in reaction to a toxic chemical spill in the Elk River in Charleston that contaminated the drinking water of about 300,000 customers throughout the region, including state lawmakers, who were in session at the time.

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  10. Officials discuss community-oriented policingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Martinsburg Journal

    An old saying goes "there's more than one way to skin a cat," and the same goes for policing. One method of policing, which has its roots in the founding of the London Metropolitan Police by Sir Robert Peel in 1829, is community oriented policing.

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  11. Church continues Memorial Day traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Martinsburg Journal

    Worshipers at River's Edge Ministries on Sunday continued a three-year old tradition of honoring veterans - as well as collecting a special love offering to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1074. But it was also a time for looking back and remembering fallen comrades who died serving their country, said the Rev.

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  12. Blue Sox open season with splitRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Martinsburg Blue Sox opened their season by splitting two games on the opening day of the Reno Powell Tournament. Against Brunswick, the Blue Sox pulled away with a five-run third inning, thanks in part to consecutive RBI hits by Philip Longnecker, Logan Clark, Jacob Whitmore and Darrin Zombro.

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  13. Roy D. Maynard Jr.Read the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Roy D. Maynard Jr., 67, of Martinsburg, went to be with the Lord on May 22, 2015 at the Martinsburg VA Center with family by his side. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Vietnam War.

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  14. Geraldine A. MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Geraldine Ann "Sissy" Miller, 82, of Martinsburg, went to be with the Lord Friday, May 22, 2015, at Berkeley Medical Center. Born June 6, 1932 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Russell Taft Mumaw and Arvella Marie Mumaw.

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  15. Panhandle cities at top of W.Va. in growthRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Three of the top five cities gaining population in West Virginia are in Berkeley and Jefferson counties, according to the latest population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014, Charles Town added the second most new residents in the state at 191 for a total of 5,706, a growth rate of 3.5 percent.

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  16. Veteran's family commemorates milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Family, friends and comrades of retired United States Air Force veteran Douglas Dearing gathered at Winchester Avenue Christian Church in Martinsburg on Saturday to commemorate two milestones-Dearing's 80th birthday and 40 years in retirement from the Air Force. According to Darwyn Dearing, one of Dearing's sons and the emcee for the ceremony, his father served in the U.S. Air Force in the branch's infancy.

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  17. Marine veteran shares fishing passion with othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    Frank Roach is right where he wants to be, and doing what he does best -sharing his love of fishing with others. Although he's employed at the U.S. Geological Survey's Leetown Science Center, the retired Marine - he spent 21 years in the military, including a year in Vietnam - also runs a special fishing program for individuals of all ages with special needs.

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  18. Journal Junction for May 23Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner. Journal Junction comments should be limited to two to four sentences and be no longer than 80 words.

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  19. Down The StretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    Colbert conserved energy throughout the race, keeping this a little close, but that late surge put the icing on the cake. "I played it smart.

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  20. Man pleads guilty, pays fineRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    A New York man pleaded guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to deliver cocaine in Berkeley County Circuit Court on Thursday afternoon. Luis M. Delgado, 23, of the Bronx, was arrested with four other people in a February 2013 raid by members of the Eastern Panhandle Drug Taskforce at Centre Street in Martinsburg that yielded one ounce of crack cocaine and more than $1,300 in cash.

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