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By DAVE McMILLION | November 15, 2007
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The defense finished its case in Raymond Hoak's murder trial in Jefferson County Circuit Court on Wednesday and court officials said it is possible closing arguments could be heard in the case today. Rebuttal witnesses from the state are expected to be heard this morning. After Wednesday's testimony, defemse attorney Paul Taylor said he does not believe Hoak will testify. Taylor continued to call witnesses Wednesday, including Larry Dehus, a forensic science expert who testified that the bullet that struck victim Larry Hose in the chest traveled in a downward path.
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By DAVE McMILLION | January 8, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A juror in the Raymond Hoak voluntary manslaughter trial in November testified Monday in a hearing that she was the juror who had a note with penalties for possible verdicts written on it. Jurors are not supposed to have penalties for possible verdicts, and Hoak's attorney Paul Taylor is asking Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas W. Steptoe Jr. for a new trial for Hoak because of the discovery of the note. Mary Mauck testified that the note was "for me only" and was not shared with other jurors.
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By DAVE McMILLION | January 7, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. ? A juror in the Raymond Hoak voluntary manslaughter trial in November testified Monday in a hearing that she was the juror who had a note with penalties for possible verdicts written on it. Jurors are not supposed to have penalties for possible verdicts, and Hoak's attorney Paul Taylor is asking Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas W. Steptoe Jr. for a new trial for Hoak because of the discovery of the note. Mary Mauck testified that the note was "for me only" and was not shared with other jurors.
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August 16, 2000
7-Eleven clerk files suit over his lost job Staff and wire services MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The attorney for a clerk who was fired after foiling an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven said Wednesday the world believes his client is a hero, even if the company does not. Paul Taylor of Martinsburg represents Antonio Feliciano in a lawsuit filed this week seeking $105,000. Lloyd Scott, loss prevention manager at 7-Eleven's Chesapeake division, said Feliciano was fired for violating store policy and was "overly aggressive.
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by DON AINES | October 26, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Chambersburg School Board last month voted to spend $90 million to renovate Chambersburg Area Senior High School and build a comprehensive career and technology school, but the preliminary estimate on the high school project reviewed by the Buildings and Grounds Committee Thursday would cost $81 million. The budget worksheet of additions and renovations to the high school includes $10.1 million for a new 61,500-square-foot gymnasium; an administration and library area for $5 million; $4.5 million for a 25-meter swimming pool, locker rooms and bleachers; and $3.75 million for a new auditorium.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | November 6, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - An Inwood, W.Va., woman charged last year with animal cruelty stemming from the alleged mistreatment of 149 dogs was found in violation of her bail agreement and put in jail over the weekend after authorities found 37 canines on her property. Mara Spade, 62, of 386 Gunpowder Lane, was being held in Eastern Regional Jail without bond Monday night pending a bond reinstatement hearing requested hours earlier by her attorney, Dale Buck, according to jail and Berkeley County Magistrate court records.
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By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885 | December 10, 2008
Night of Lights The City of Hagerstown's Night of Lights will be Sunday, Dec. 21. The city's sidewalks and neighborhoods will be strung together through a series of luminarias lining the walkways. This event is sponsored by Neighborhoods First. For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 191. PTA meeting The South Hagerstown High School PTA meeting is today at 6 p.m. Those members who have not paid 2008-09 dues can do so at the meeting. Those who have Christmas cards for the troops are asked to bring them to the meeting.
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by DON AINES | July 21, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The cost of a new U.L. Gordy Elementary School has escalated by millions of dollars in the past year to $21 million, prompting debate among Chambersburg School Board members over the project. Architect Paul Taylor told the board the price could be reduced to $19.5 million by changing its design from three to two stories, but the resulting larger footprint would reduce the playground area on the property. It could also raise construction costs if it more rock is encountered, he said.
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by DON AINES | December 13, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A land development plan for a new U.L. Gordy Elementary School excluding lighted tennis courts will be on next week's consent agenda for the Chambersburg Borough Council. In 2005, the borough reached an agreement with the Chambersburg Area School District on land for the elementary school on Miller Street that would include the borough's West End Playground, Borough Manager Eric Oyer said. As part of that agreement, the school district agreed to install playground equipment, a basketball court and two lighted tennis courts on the 8-acre site.
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by DON AINES | November 9, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - After much debate and uncertainty over the shape of things to come, the Chambersburg School Board Wednesday voted to authorize the district administration and architects to continue work on designing the renovation and expansion of Chambersburg Area Senior High School at a cost not to exceed $81.7 million. The board voted 7-2 to proceed, despite having not yet received a recommendation on the future of the district's career and technology program, a key element of its secondary school program.
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