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Pedestrian Killed By Truck Near Downtown Cumberland, Md.

Police in Cumberland are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a truck near the downtown area.

03/20/2015

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4 Proms On 1 Night Means Stress For Merchants In Md. Town

Prom night is stressing out some merchants in the western Maryland city of Cumberland, where four area high schools have scheduled formal spring dances on May 9.

03/06/2015

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Park Service Rescinds C&O Canal Entrance Fee Proposal

The National Park Service is rescinding a proposal to start charging entrance fees along the entire, 185-mile length of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

02/06/2015

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Man Dead, Woman Wounded In Cumberland Double-Stabbing

A Cumberland man has been arrested in a double-stabbing that left one man dead and a woman in the hospital.

01/30/2015

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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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