Need LINQ to get substring

I have this LINQ

            var ArticleList = (from s in db.Articles
                               where s.ArticleContent.Contains("<more>")                              
                               select s).ToList();

What I am looking to do is only return the text in ArticleContent up to the substring "<more>"

is this possible?
Charles BaldoSoftware DeveloperAsked:
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käµfm³d 👽Commented:
Use the Substring method.

var ArticleList = (from s in db.Articles
                   let articleContent = s.ArticleContent
                   where articleContent.Contains("<more>")
                   let moreStart = articleContent.IndexOf("<more>")
                   select articleContent.Substring(0, moreStart)).ToList();

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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi charlesbaldo;

Try it like this

// This version only works with Linq to SQL
var ArticleList = (from s in db.Articles 
                   where s.ArticleContent.Contains("<more>")                               
                   select s.ArticleContent.Substring(0, s.ArticleContent.IndexOf("<more>"))).ToList();

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Charles BaldoSoftware DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Both

I had an issue with the fact that it produced a list<string> and I needed  list<Articles> but was able to modify and learned from both answers
käµfm³d 👽Commented:
That's because you said, "only return the text".

; )
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