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Corrections Dog Dies When Vehicle Catches Fire On I-68

Corrections officials say a dog with the K9 unit at the Cumberland prison complex died when the car it was traveling in caught fire. A second corrections dog was rescued by two officers, who were not hurt.

04/15/2015

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Spring Rains Force Delay Of Opening At Cumberland Speedway

Race promoters say spring rains, which delayed resurfacing of the track at the Cumberland Speedway, have pushed back opening day.

04/14/2015

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45 Days Home Detention In Western Md. Animal Cruelty Case

A Cumberland man has been given 45 days of home confinement for letting nine dogs starve to death in an empty house.

03/31/2015

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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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