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The Spirit of Jefferson
December 4, 2013
By Bryan Clark

What is being hailed as a national model for community rebuilding was on display Monday as local, state and federal officials gathered for a symbolic community-wide groundbreaking ceremony to introduce a host of projects aimed at revitalizing Charles Town and Ranson. The five projects, which include major contributions by both government and the private sector, add up to some $104 million in investment in the two towns, said Matt Ward, a strategic consultant to both towns and who served as a master of ceremonies during a presentation at American Public University.

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