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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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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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Md.’s Cumberland Now Has Sister City In Estonia

Cumberland now has a sister city in Estonia.

06/21/2013

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Cumberland Close On New Site For Fireworks Display

Officials in Cumberland are finalizing a deal with a private landowner for a new location for the city’s annual Independence Day fireworks display.

06/08/2013

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Body Found In North Branch Is That Of Missing Man

Authorities say a body found in the North Branch of the Potomac River in Cumberland is that of a missing man.

05/31/2013

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Accused Jailhouse Gang Leader Given Permission To Move To Federal Prison Facility

An inmate accused of leading a jailhouse gang was granted permission to be moved from the Maryland Prison System to federal custody.

05/17/2013

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Concern Over Possible Gypsy Moth Outbreak In Md.

Maryland officials are concerned about a possible gypsy moth outbreak in parts of the state.

05/11/2013

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Rocky Gap Casino Could Open May 22

Maryland regulators say the state’s fourth casino could open as early as May 22 at the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland.

04/26/2013

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