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Md. Offers Town $1.4M For 400 Acres It Owns

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources has offered Thurmont $1.4 million for about 400 acres of land it owns.

06/20/2012

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Thurmont In Talks To Sell Land For State Park

The town of Thurmont says it’s negotiating to sell 450 acres to the state to expand nearby Cunningham Falls State Park.

06/06/2012

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Obama, G-8: Recovery Takes Both Growth And Cutting

Confronting an economic crisis that threatens them all, President Barack Obama and leaders of other world powers on Saturday declared that their governments must both spark growth and cut the debt that has crippled the European continent and put investors worldwide on edge.

05/19/2012

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Ethiopian Activists Join G-8 Protests In Maryland

Dozens of police officers in riot gear contained more than 200 Ethiopian activists who jammed a small Maryland town’s square Saturday to protest their prime minister’s involvement in a global economic summit at nearby Camp David.

05/19/2012

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Activists Predict Peaceful Protests For G-8 Summit

Protesters who hope to make their voices heard at a global economic summit at Camp David said they plan peaceful demonstrations Friday in the nearby town of Thurmont.

05/18/2012

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Quiet Thurmont Is Abuzz With Protesters & Reporters Covering The G-8 Summit

Some of the most powerful men and women in the world are arriving in Western Maryland. The G-8 Summit is getting underway outside Thurmont and the small mountain town is buzzing with activity.

05/18/2012

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Thurmont Extends Hand To G-8 Demonstrators

Ethiopian expatriates, unmanned drone replicas and an anti-nuclear Buddhist monk are heading to the Maryland mountain town of Thurmont in hopes of influencing world leaders at a global economic summit at nearby Camp David on Friday and Saturday.

05/18/2012

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Thurmont Tightens Security Ahead Of G-8 Summit

Leaders from the most powerful countries in the world descend on Maryland for the G-8 Summit. Critical world issues will be on the table, including the European financial crisis and the war on terror. And it’s all happening in a small mountain town.

05/17/2012

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Scenic Camp David Is Where Presidents & World Leaders Relax, Socialize

Security is high in Frederick County as leaders from around the globe visit Camp David. They are gathering for the G-8 Summit to discuss a variety of critical issues, including the economic crisis in Europe.

05/17/2012

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Police Prepare For G8 Summit, Protesters

With foreign leaders coming to Maryland to meet with President Barack Obama next week, security will be heavy. Even though the annual G8 summit will be tucked away at Camp David, it’s visiting protesters police are preparing for.

05/09/2012

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Md. To Close Park Near Camp David For G-8

The Department of Natural Resources says it will close Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont to all public access during the G-8 Summit.

04/02/2012

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G8 Summit Puts ‘Sleepy’ Town In International Limelight

A small Maryland community moves into the international spotlight. In less than three months, the G8 Economic Summit will get underway at Camp David in Frederick County.

03/08/2012

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