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  1. Home Rule ordinances approved unanimouslyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    During a special meeting of the Martinsburg City Council Thursday, the city's so-called home rule ordinances were approved unanimously on their third and final reading. After being accepted in October to take part in the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program Phase II, city officials proposed eight ordinances to the Home Rule Board, which oversees the program.

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  2. Senate president's son arrested on federal drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Martinsburg Journal

    The son of West Virginia Senate President Jeff Kessler was arrested Wednesday following a nine-count indictment charging him with trafficking oxycodone. According to U.S Attorney William Ihlenfeld, Jacob Kessler, 25, of Glen Dale was arrested following an investigation by the Ohio Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force that showed Kessler allegedly sold oxycodone through 2013.

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  3. Board approves Home Rule sales taxRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Martinsburg Journal

    With approval by the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Board now secure, Martinsburg is one step closer to enacting a 1 percent sales tax expected to generate $2.4 million each year to provide tax incentives for economic development. Martinsburg was among eight cities appearing before the board Monday seeking permission to move forward with various aspects of their home rule plans.

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  4. Football: Spring Mills at Wheeling CentralRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    Players to watch: Spring Mills - QB/LB Lane Riner, RB/DB William Sweeney, WR/DB Hunter Munson, RB/LB Demetreus Jalepes; Wheeling Central -RB/CB Kevin Keane, G/LB Chantz Chambers, QB/FS Isaac Rine, WR/CB John Burkhalter, RB/FS Ben Duplaga WHEELING - Spring Mills has a chance to finish the season at .500, and it will have to go a long way to do so. The Cardinals will make the trek to Wheeling for Saturday's contest with Wheeling Central Catholic, with the opportunity for improving to 5-5, which would be a four-game improvement from last season.

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  5. Virginia L. SnyderRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    She was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on June 11, 1940, to Hayes and Martha Fish. She graduated Martinsburg High School in 1958.

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  6. Journal Junction for September 19Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | 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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  7. Home Rule applicants don't have to wait longRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    A total of 22 West Virginia cities have applied for the 16 new slots in the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program. And they won't have to wait long to learn whether or not they have made the cut.

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  8. Sentiment is to open Home Rule to all applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    Members of the Home Rule Board heard one theme repeated several times Monday: the West Virginia Home Rule Pilot Program Phase II should be opened to all applicants. "When I look at the names of the municipalities that have applied, I don't see competitors - I see friends who all deserve to be in the program," Town of Bath Mayor Susan Webster said.

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  9. iGaming' could get push from W.Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    Consider these numbers: Since 2009, table gambling receipts have declined 76 percent at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, according to the West Virginia Lottery Commission. Slot machines haven't fared much better at the Wheeling track, dropping from a high of $2.2 billion put into the machines in 2004 to $1.08 billion in fiscal 2014.

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  10. Martinsburg puts focus on economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    The City of Martinsburg's application to be part of Phase II of the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program emphasizes economic development.

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  11. Football decision sickeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    Visiting distant relatives for a few days, we traveled to Steubenville, Ohio, to spend time with one of my grandmother's cousins and also spent a few days at the Steubenville area farm owned by another of cousin of hers.

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  12. Home Rule Board coming to PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Town of Bath, Charles Town, Martinsburg and Ranson will have a chance to make their case to be included in the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program, when the Home Rule Board comes to the Eastern Panhandle in September.

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  13. Roundup: Area graduate to run in steeplechase at NCAA meetRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    A redshirt sophomore at Oklahoma, he qualified for the NCAA event with the fourth-fastest time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the West Regional.

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