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Governor O’Malley Announces Disaster Relief For Flooding

Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced a disaster relief package to help residents of Allegany and Washington counties who were affected by flooding in June.

08/08/2014

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3 Found Dead In Apparent Double Murder-Suicide

A family of three is found dead in their Washington County home. Deputies believe it may be a case of murder-suicide.

06/05/2014

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Description Of Western Md. Human Remains Released

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is releasing a description of human remains found in a wooded area near Hagerstown last month in hopes that someone can help identify the man.

06/04/2014

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Washington County Draws More Workers From Outside

Maryland’s Washington County has become more of a magnet for workers who live elsewhere over the past decade.

04/27/2014

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Teen Charged In Shooting Of Vehicle

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a 17-year-old Cascade boy shot a vehicle in the rural mountain town, but the driver and his two young children weren’t hurt.

04/17/2014

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More Charges For Md. Man In Grandparents’ Slaying

A Washington County grand jury is adding seven counts to the murder and assault charges facing a Keedysville man in fatal stabbing of his grandparents.

04/09/2014

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Man Charged With 2 Slayings Waives Extradition

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a man charged with fatally stabbing his grandparents has waived extradition from Virginia.

03/20/2014

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Prom Photo Venue Makes Schools Reserve Time

The Hagerstown student tradition of shooting prom and homecoming photos in a museum’s outdoor rose garden causes such traffic jams that the museum is making high schools pay for the privilege.

03/13/2014

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Md. Bill Would Require Reporting Of Dead Bodies

Two Republican state lawmakers from Washington County want to make it crime not to report a dead body or death.

03/05/2014

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Suspect In Fatal Stabbing Claims Self-Defense

A man charged in a fatal stabbing in Boonsboro allegedly told police he was defending himself.

02/07/2014

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Washington County Schools To Reinstate ‘D’ Grade

Washington County public schools are making it easier for students to pass by bringing back the D.

12/18/2013

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CVB Chief Played Role In Promoting Washington Co.

Thomas B. Riford jokes that he started his career in marketing and promoting Washington County at the youthful age of 18.

12/14/2013

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