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Breakingnews | By DAVE McMILLION and davem@herald-mail.com | May 6, 2012
Feeling horrified and numb, a steady stream of friends of Williamsport High School seniors Brendon Edward Colliflower and Samantha Rae Kelly turned out at the spot along Rench Road on Sunday afternoon where the two sports standouts were killed in an accident the night before. Colliflower, a pitcher on this year's Williamsport High School baseball team, and Kelly, a tennis and volleyball athlete at the school, had been to the high school's prom at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Shepherdstown, W.Va., Saturday night.
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By KAUSTUV BASU | kaustuv.basu@herald-mail.com | October 26, 2012
The array of solar panels all facing south give the appearance of a shimmering lake. And by late December, the 300,000 solar panels, each roughly the size of a 46-inch flat screen television near the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown off Roxbury Road, are expected to generate a peak of 20 megawatts of power per hour. The solar farm annually will produce enough electricity to power 4,000 to 5,000 single family homes, according to an estimate by an official at First Solar Inc., the company leasing the land from the state to run the plant.
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May 21, 2010
-MAY 12, 2010 ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Ian Archer Navarro (Mendez), 44, died of metastatic cancer on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, in St. Louis, Mo. Ian had recently moved to St. Louis, Mo., with his partner, Paul Huber. They previously resided in Pittsburgh, Pa., Hollywood, Fla., and Tulsa, Okla., for several years, where Ian managed their real estate holdings and a small art gallery. Ian was a 1983 graduate of Boonsboro High School in Boonsboro, Md., and was a well-known and much-loved entrepreneur in the Frederick, Md., area.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 3, 2012
A fight filmed on the steps of the historic Berkeley County Courthouse played out on televisions across the country Sunday night as part of TLC's “My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding.” Two young Romanichal gypsy women shoved and punched each other following a wedding in the reality series that depicts the everyday lives of families like Mellie Stanley's. She was charged with disorderly conduct after the brawl. Cameras caught Mellie and the maid of honor, Diamond, in what Mellie called “a huge argument.” It centered around comments allegedly made about the bride's mother-in-law.
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BY TIFFANY ARNOLD | tiffanya@herald-mail.com | February 8, 2011
A steady stream of morning customers flowed in and out of the Spickler's Market, picking up everyday items - everything from pop and cigarettes to produce and household items. Sandwiches and cold cuts are sold at the deli counter in the back of the store. The cashier is at the front. Melissa Shives, a new cashier, works the 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. shift. She said it gets the busiest between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., the lunch rush, she said. "Yeah, we've got our regulars," she said between transactions on a recent Friday morning.
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BY TIFFANY ARNOLD | tiffanya@herald-mail.com | April 3, 2011
Loved ones filled the hospital room at Meritus Medical Center to say goodbye to Michael Bell, who was on the verge of death. His long fight with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was nearing an end. "I didn't know how to feel, how to think, because I'm standing here watching my son die," said his father, Charles Bell Jr., who held his son's hand in the hospital room. It was a difficult predicament. The longer Michael Bell lived, the more time family had to spend with him — and the more likely the disease would compromise his remaining organs, preventing him from fulfilling a final wish to be an organ donor.
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Bill Kohler | February 15, 2012
Dear Jennifer: Hard to believe you are turning 50 today. Hard to believe we can be as old as we are. But here's something that's not hard to believe: You are the coolest big sister a guy could ever have. The story of Jennifer Kohler Fridinger Warner begins in 1962. You had it made: Only child, doting parents, and a couple of aunts to spoil you rotten and take you places. Then along came your worst nightmare: Brothers! Three mouthy, noisy, smelly, attention-stealing boys invaded your life within the span of 11 months.
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By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | arnoldp@herald-mail.com | June 2, 2013
Wendy Kidd was working inside a client's home, cleaning the master bathroom when, suddenly, she heard a noise in the bedroom. Peeking around a corner, Kidd gasped when she saw a man - the husband in the family that owned the house - beginning to undress. “I said, 'What are you doing?!!'” Kidd remembers screaming. As it turned out, the man hadn't known she was there, and he was just changing his clothes. “I don't know who was more embarrassed - him or I,” Kidd said.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | September 30, 2004
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - General Motors Corp. will phase out operations at one of its two plants in Martinsburg over the next few years and move the work to three plants in Michigan, cutting nearly half of the jobs at the Berkeley County facility, a company spokeswoman said Wednesday. A local United Auto Workers official said Wednesday night he was "very upset" about the announcement. Several meetings were held with GM employees throughout the day to let them know of the plans, said Katie McBride, director of communications for GM Service and Parts Operations.
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By TRISH RUDDER | June 10, 2008
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The man convicted of second-degree murder in the 2004 killing of Keese Bare was sentenced Monday by 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge Gina M. Groh in Morgan County Circuit Court. Jason Payne, 26, of Berkeley Springs, received a sentence of 14 to 75 years, which includes the murder conviction, a prior conviction and other convictions unrelated to the 2004 crime. Payne received the maximum sentence of 40 years for second-degree murder, plus an additional five years for a prior conviction of armed robbery and wanton endangerment in 2001.
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