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CHARLES TOWN – A large crowd filled the Jefferson County courtroom in June, citizens eager to know whether the West Virginia Constitution allowed Danish insulation manufacturer Rockwool to receive millions in special corporate tax breaks. But even before the lawyers spoke, state officials 30…

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CHARLES TOWN — The year was 1784, and George Washington, the just-retired hero of the Revolutionary War, had a grand vision for his new country. It would be a prosperous, bustling nation united by commerce whose brightest future pointed west.

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On Thursday, the Jefferson County Commission will meet in a special session to consider local funding of the MARC train. Governor Justice has indicated that he would be willing to consider funding MARC service through June 2020 if county and municipal governments from Jefferson and Berkeley …

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KEARNEYSVILLE — For 40 years, the Appalachian Fruit Research Station in Kearneysville, part of the United States Department of Agriculture, has been conducting research vitally important to the agricultural industry. Residents will get the opportunity to see this work firsthand at the facili…

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When people think about John Brown's raid of the federal armory in Harpers Ferry in the fall of 1859, it's easy to forget about the problems its aftermath caused the citizens of Charles Town.