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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

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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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More Trouble Behind Bars: 12 Prison Guards Assaulted In Cumberland

More criticism aimed at the state’s prison system. Twelve officers at the maximum security facility in Cumberland have been assaulted since June.

07/26/2013

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Bear Killed After Feeding For Weeks In Westernport

Maryland wildlife officials say they have killed a bear that was being fed by people in the town of Westernport over the last month.

07/05/2013

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Cumberland Fireworks Go On As Originally Planned

There’s good news in Cumberland for residents celebrating Independence Day: the annual fireworks show is back on at its original location.

07/04/2013

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Conowingo Dam Relicensing Process May Shed Light On Bay Pollution

The Clean Chesapeake Coalition hopes the Conowingo Dam’s relicensing process will create an opportunity to address concerns about the dam’s role in Chesapeake Bay pollution.

07/02/2013

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