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Best Martin Luther King Day Getaways Near Baltimore

Martin Luther King Day provides working Marylanders the promise of a long weekend. Consider these locations for a weekend getaway to perk you up and get you recharged until summer vacation time comes around.

01/10/2015

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Western Md. Senator Seeks Change In Land Fees

A western Maryland state senator is seeking a change in how the state compensates counties that contain large tracts of public land.

12/16/2014

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Md. Man Convicted In Deaths Of Nine Dogs

A Cumberland man faces the prospect of more than a year in jail for leaving nine dogs to die in an empty house. Three others survived.

12/10/2014

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Volunteer Firefighter Charged In Several Arsons

Authorities say a volunteer firefighter from Cumberland has been charged with setting several fires in the city.

12/04/2014

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Md. City Advised It Owns Dam Some Want Removed

The Maryland attorney general’s office says the city of Cumberland apparently owns a Potomac River dam at the center of a debate about the waterway’s future.

11/28/2014

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Administration To Propose Md. Gas Drilling Regulations

The administration of outgoing Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley says it will propose regulations next month for safely extracting natural gas by hydraulic fracturing of a shale formation in western Maryland.

11/25/2014

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Mom: 2 Girls Nearly Spared From Md. House Fire

The mother of two western Maryland girls killed in a house fire last week says her daughters nearly escaped the blaze with her

10/27/2014

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2 Maryland Sisters, 5 And 7, Killed In House Fire

Two girls have been killed in a house fire in western Maryland.

10/23/2014

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Sen. Mikulski Promotes Student Loan Bill

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is visiting a community college in Cumberland to promote her ideas for making higher education more affordable.

10/15/2014

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Potomac Kayak Plan Advances In Cumberland, Md.

Officials from the city of Cumberland and the National Park Service are making progress toward a Potomac River public access point for kayakers and canoeists.

10/07/2014

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Allegany County Sheriff’s Office To Open

Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to speak at the grand opening of the new Allegany County Sheriff’s Office.

09/23/2014

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Md. Planning Third Cumberland-Area Prison

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is proposing a third state prison near Cumberland.

09/08/2014

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