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Allegany County

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Miss Maryland Crowned

Jade Kenny has won the Miss Maryland pageant and will compete in September for the crown of Miss America.

06/29/2014

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Storm Damage Closes Western Md. Potomac Bridge

Allegany County authorities say damage from a recent storm has closed a private toll bridge over the Potomac River between the western Maryland community of Oldtown and Green Spring, W.Va.

06/18/2014

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Allegany Co. Students Compile Sports Documentary

Fifteen students at Mountain Ridge High School participated in the creation of a documentary video on sports in western Allegany County, particularly the Georges Creek area, that features interviews with former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Bob Robertson, Bob Kirk and a great-niece of baseball Hall of Famer Robert “Lefty” Grove.

06/15/2014

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Md. Suspends Doctor With 1987 Rape Conviction

A doctor convicted of raping a Florida woman at gunpoint in 1986 had his medical license in Maryland suspended Thursday after two women patients complained he molested them at a walk-in clinic this year.

06/05/2014

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Md. Renews Fight Vs. Rural Allegany Homes Project

The Maryland Department of Planning is renewing its objection to a proposed housing development in rural Allegany County that led to a landmark state Court of Appeals ruling in 2008.

04/09/2014

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Allegany County Celebrates Baseball Great Lefty Grove

Home opening day for the Baltimore Orioles is Lefty Grove Day in Allegany County.

03/31/2014

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C&O Canal Recruits Retired Teachers In Allegany Co.

The Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park is looking for retired school teachers in Allegany County.

01/17/2014

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Cold Weather Death Reported In Maryland

Maryland health officials say there has been another death caused by cold weather in the past week, this time in Allegany County.

01/15/2014

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Allegany Eyes Casino Revenue As Scholarship Source

Allegany County wants to put casino revenue to work, sending local residents to college.

12/19/2013

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9 Security Officers Set For Allegany Co. Schools

The Allegany County Board of Education has reached agreement with several law enforcement agencies to staff school.

11/28/2013

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Camper Dies From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Department says a camper at the fairgrounds in Cresaptown has died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

08/08/2013

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Md. Puts Gas Drilling Proposals Out For Review

Maryland’s Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed “best practices” for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.

06/27/2013

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