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  1. Being HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | 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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  2. Glover makes switch, will walk on at WVURead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | 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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  3. Reflecting back on 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | 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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  4. Justice discusses entering gubernatorial raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | 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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  5. Worthy Effort: Tomblin's Japan trip should pay off for W.Va.Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Trust Before TradeRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Trust is a precious commodity. Think of the last time someone you trusted broke a promise.

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  15. Bill would open home rule to all citiesRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    A bill making its way through the West Virginia Legislature eventually would open the state's Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program to all towns and cities in the state. Senate Bill 323 is on its third reading in the state Senate today.

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  16. Walls reaches 1,000 points in Falcons' winRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Isaiah Walls scored a team-high 17 points and reached the 1,000-point mark in Faith Christian Academy's 67-48 boys basketball win over Calvary Christian. Brady Mann also had 17 points for the Falcons , while Sam Romine added 11 points and Will Smoot nine points.

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  17. Addiction task force coming to PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    One man recalled his "utter shock" after walking into a restroom at work, only to find a coworker openingly shooting heroin - complete with a tourniquet on his arm -while standing near the urinals. Another woman was saddened when a friend posted on Facebook about having lost her son - turns out, the young man had been lost to heroin addiction, even though he'd not yet died of an overdose.

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  18. Good ChemistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    With everything going so well for the Shepherd women's basketball team, Gabby Flinchum agonized a bit over how she was going to fit in. The senior missed the first semester because of a strained achilles tendon as the Rams fashioned a 7-3 record.

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  19. Property rights or corporate might?Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    According to a January 2 article in the Wheeling Intelligencer, Republican legislators are discussing resurrecting failed legislation that would force West Virginia property owners to bow to the interests of corporate entities under a concept known as "Forced Pooling." Forced pooling, in essence, means forcing uncooperative landowners to allow corporations to remove coal, natural gas, whatever, from beneath their property if enough of that landowner's neighbors are willing to sign on.

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  20. Home Rule ordinances approved unanimouslyRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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