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HARPERS FERRY – If the West Virginia Supreme Court rules that four potentially decisive ballots cast in last summer’s municipal election in Harpers Ferry should be counted, the court will be asked to consider whether the ballots were tampered with, according to an attorney involved in litiga…

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RANSON—The name may be unusual, Two Crows Antique Mall, but the devotion to both antiques as well as the Eastern Panhandle are very much a part of Cheryl Burns’ life. And, crows are too.

Burns, in her mid-60s, co-owns the business with her husband Ed, who is in his mid-70s. They have been running the mall, located at 1212 N. Mildred St., since September of last year. Burns is helped by employees Mark Gruner and Anne Price.

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RANSON – Robbie Roberts mildly scoffs at the so-called TV reality cop shows. Don’t believe them—real cops don’t act or talk like that, he said. “How they interact with people and how they explain what they're doing,” he explained. “I think some of them are hamming it up for the cameras. It’s…

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Nancy Pelosi said she undertook impeachment "prayerfully," and apparently what she was praying was that she could get it over with as soon as possible. 
The House is preparing to send a flagrantly incomplete factual record to the Senate as the basis of an effort to remove a sitting president for the first time in our history. 
Pelosi has affected a posture of heavy-heartedness since the outset of the process, saying that "there's no joy in this" and urging a somber spirit as Democrats pursue the facts wherever they may take them -- so long as that's not too far into an election year. 
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 CHARLES TOWN — Fifteen clients and residents came together in a conference room at Jefferson County Community Ministries last week and sat down to a 10-course family dinner they prepared and cooked from scratch with fresh healthy ingredients.

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HARPERS FERRY – A Jefferson County Circuit Court judge has agreed to temporarily suspend an earlier order that directed Harpers Ferry officials to count the votes on four provisional ballots rejected during the town’s June 11 election.

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CHARLES TOWN – Every Thanksgiving Day, countless church halls and civic centers across the country open their doors to generously serve free community meals of holiday turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy.

As gestures of goodwill, the hot dinners are offered to anyone who is hungry or in need of holiday companionship. Dozens of Jefferson County residents are expected to gather at the Ranson Civic Center for such a communal banquet provided by Harvest Pointe Church from Ranson this year. Read more

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 “I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood.”
 
That prophetic note, as far as we know, is the last thing of substance John Brown had to say before he was executed by hanging in Charles Town on December 2, 1859. 
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