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Md. Man Sentenced 30 Years For 1 Murder Confesses To 2nd

A Maryland man convicted of murdering his girlfriend last year has confessed to killing another woman he was living with three years earlier, police said Tuesday.

01/14/2014

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Md. DNR Moving 20 Jobs From Cumberland To Park

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s moving 17 jobs from downtown Cumberland to nearby Rocky Gap State Park.

01/08/2014

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Delegate Says Md. Shouldn’t Control Canal Place

A state delegate from western Maryland says the state should give up control of the struggling Canal Place tourism development in downtown Cumberland.

01/06/2014

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Cumberland Airport Bans Car Races On Tarmac

Managers of the Greater Cumberland Airport say they’ll no longer allow car races on the tarmac.

12/16/2013

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Psychiatric Hospital Nurse Stabbed With Spike

An investigation into the stabbing of a nurse at a state psychiatric hospital is focusing on how a patient obtained a 7-inch galvanized metal spike that he allegedly used in the attack, the facility’s chief executive said Tuesday.

10/15/2013

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Cumberland Man Eyed In Death Of Second Woman

Police say a Cumberland man charged with killing his live-in girlfriend may be connected to the death of a Hagerstown woman in 2010.

10/04/2013

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Washington’s Headquarters Remains A Tourism Draw

The small log building that served as George Washington’s headquarters at the beginning and end of his military career is located in Cumberland. The guest book shows that visitors come from all over the world to get a peek into the life of America’s first great military leader and the man who created the presidency as it’s known today.

08/13/2013

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Prison Under Fire: Guards At North Branch Rally For Top Officials To Resign

Maryland’s prison system–out of control. Correctional officers call for action after security leaders fail to warn them about a planned inmate attack.

08/09/2013

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Md. Police Arrest Man Accused Of Stabbing Teen

Maryland State Police have arrested a Cumberland man wanted in the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy during a roadside a fight in LaVale.

08/09/2013

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Md. Defends Dismissal Of Youth Center Teachers

The Maryland departments of juvenile services and education are defending the dismissal of 10 veteran teachers from four youth detention centers in western Maryland.

08/08/2013

Tracking Hurricane Sandy

Western Md. Trail Closed As Sandy’s Effects Linger

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s closing a popular western Maryland hiking trail because of lingering damage from Superstorm Sandy more than nine months ago.

08/06/2013

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Hang Glider Loves Flying Friendly Md. Skies

Most days when the winds are right and he’s not working, you will find Cumberland resident Jim Rowan soaring the skies of the tri-state region aboard his single-wing hang glider.

08/04/2013

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