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RANSON – Prompted by a complaint filed by a Jefferson County-based environmental group, four public officials and others opposing the Rockwool factory, a nongovernmental Danish mediation organization has agreed to open a preliminary investigation into whether Rockwool followed European guide…

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MARTINSBURG – A Mountaineer Gas Co. construction crew punctured a pipeline while installing a replacement pipeline Monday, causing a blast that spread natural gas fumes through a Martinsburg neighborhood for nearly three hours.

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CHARLES TOWN — A Washington High School teacher has tested positive for COVID-19, the first case of a Jefferson County Schools staff member contracting the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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MARTINSBURG – A Westminster, Maryland, man who is among three people charged with murdering a 33-year-old Taneytown, Maryland, man near Rippon over a drug dispute in March was charged last week in Berkeley County for allegedly killing a woman who witnessed the Rippon slaying.

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RANSON – As many as 300 shipping containers are stacked outside Rockwool’s new 460,000-square-foot factory and another 100 containers are scheduled to arrive in the near future.

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CHARLES TOWN – Tom Lange has seen a fair number of bureaucratic and legislative ploys to hide unpopular or unsavory dealings during his 33 years in public education, teachers’ union leadership and high-level government service in West Virginia.

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