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By SARAH MULLIN | February 25, 2002
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., visited the Eastern Panhandle on Friday and toured the Blue Ridge Outlets, the future site of a planned Berkeley County judicial complex. She was joined at the outlets by Shepherd College officials with the Community and Technical College of Shepherd, which currently offers 19 programs in the Berkeley Building of the outlets. The Berkeley County Commission plans to consolidate the county's court system in the Berkeley Building. The community college will relocate to the Dunn Building, where it will lease space from the county for $150,000 a year.
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By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | September 4, 2013
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito listened with area bankers Wednesday as officials from the Pittsburgh branch of the Federal Home Loan Bank announced a new program to help low- and moderate-income families buy their first homes. The announcement came at a meeting of bankers at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College. The First Front Door program helps first-time homebuyers get help with down payments, closing costs and other ways to secure a mortgage. The program will grant qualified prospective borrowers $3 for every $1 they invest up to a maximum of $5,000.
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January 9, 2002
Capito makes working stop at telecenter By DAVE McMILLION / Staff Writer, Charles Town RANSON, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito paid a visit to the BizTech center in Ranson Tuesday to call attention to the success of the telecenter. The center, which opened in 1997, gives local federal and private sector workers a place to complete their jobs at computer stations instead of commuting to nearby cities. Capito, R-W.Va., said it is time for the marketplace to "embrace the practice of telecommuting.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | October 14, 2002
martinsburg@herald-mail.com Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert lived up to his job title Friday night, speaking for a half-hour on everything from his past to the country's plans for Iraq before a crowd of hundreds of area Republicans. He spoke at a formal dinner at Heritage Hall on U.S. 11 in Inwood to support U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, who is seeking re-election. As members of the large crowd sat at round tables and forked through salads, Hastert applauded the efforts of Capito, R-W.Va.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | April 4, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. -- Rep. Shelley Moore Capito said her visit Friday to the Berkeley County Senior Center was all about an effort to spotlight the need for residents to file a 2007 tax return, even if they don't have a tax obligation, to receive an economic stimulus check. "I'm just trying to get the level of awareness up," said Capito, who spoke to about 25 seniors gathered at the center in Martinsburg. "I want to make sure everybody in this room due a rebate gets a rebate," said the Republican lawmaker, who later billed her visit as district field work.
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BY DAVE McMILLION | March 20, 2002
RANSON, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito stopped at the BizTech center in Ranson Tuesday to show her support of a bill that would allow federal contractors to work at telecenters. The BizTech telecenter at 401 S. Fairfax Blvd. is an office building where federal government and private sector workers can work at their jobs through the use of computers instead of commuting to nearby metropolitan cities. The center has been growing in use, although some federal agencies have been slow to allow federal contractors to telecommute, said a spokesman for U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va.
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by MATTHEW UMSTEAD | June 27, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mike Callaghan, the former federal prosecutor challenging Republican Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito in the November general election, celebrated the opening of his campaign headquarters Monday in downtown Martinsburg. A Democrat, Callaghan was joined by Berkeley County Commission candidate Ryan B. Frankenberry, Morgan County House of Delegates candidate Gary Lee Nelson, Jefferson County Commissioner Dale Manuel and former Berkeley County Commissioner Robert Burkhart, among other supporters, at 123 S. Queen St. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | September 24, 2002
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito visited Rosemont Elementary School Monday afternoon and read a portion of Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" aloud to first-graders before giving a copy of the book to each student. Accompanied by Susan B. Neuman, assistant U.S. secretary of elementary and secondary education, and Laurie Rich, assistant secretary for intergovernmental affairs, Capito, a Republican, said the three came to Rosemont "to really highlight reading.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | June 2, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Passionate about honoring as many students for academic achievement as possible, Orchard View Intermediate School Principal Joyce Chapman admits she might need to tweak the school's academic excellence award requirements with the arrival of the state's new test this year. "The scores are probably not going to be as good," Chapman said. On Tuesday, Chapman, joined by U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., honored 51 of about 275 fifth-graders at the Martinsburg school for earning the President's "gold seal" Awards for Educational Excellence.
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By RICHARD F. BELISLE | November 25, 2009
CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. -- Virginia Lynch Graf, a former Catholic nun with no money -- and so far no campaign organization -- stood in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse and told about 50 supporters Wednesday that she was launching a "dark horse" run against Republican U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito in 2010.  "Never before in my wildest dreams did I think I would be asking you to serve in this capacity," the 70-year-old Graf said. "But I do now. " Graf, president of Jefferson County Democratic Women, said she plans to visit all 18 courthouses in the sprawling Second District.
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