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Fire Marshal Honoring Western Md. Investigators

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is honoring law enforcement officers whose work led to the convictions of eight people for setting 42 fires in western Maryland last year.

07/08/2014

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Western Maryland Rail Trail Link Will Avoid Tunnel Bats

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is extending the Western Maryland Rail Trail by bypassing a tunnel that’s home to a colony of federally endangered Indiana bats.

06/09/2014

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Western Md. Doctor Charged With Sex Offenses

A western Maryland physician charged with sexually assaulting a patient at a walk-in clinic in LaVale last month served more than 3 1/2 years in prison for raping a Florida woman at gunpoint in 1986, public records show.

05/29/2014

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Full Economic Study Of Md. Gas Drilling Due

Towson University researchers are preparing to release their full study of the prospective economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland.

05/25/2014

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Maryland Ag Leaders Promote ‘Ice Cream Trail’

The Maryland Agriculture Department is promoting an ice cream trail stretching from western Maryland to the Eastern Shore.

05/19/2014

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O’Malley Signs Western Md. Sunday Hunting Bills

Gov. Martin O’Malley is giving his blessing to more Sunday hunting in western Maryland despite opposition from birdwatchers and horseback riders.

05/15/2014

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Md. Scenic Railroad Acquiring 2nd Steam Locomotive

The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad says it’s acquiring a 65-year-old steam locomotive from the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore.

05/07/2014

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Man Who Fled To England Convicted In Md. Slaying

A New York man who fled to England after a slaying in western Maryland has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2006 shooting.

04/23/2014

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Western Marylanders Urged To Be Aware Of Bears

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is advising western Maryland residents to take measures to avoid unwelcome visits from hungry black bears.

04/04/2014

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GOP’s Hogan Making Western Md. Campaign Swing

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Larry Hogan is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a campaign swing through western Maryland.

03/17/2014

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Md. Gypsy Moth Spraying Acreage Reduced

The Maryland Department of Agriculture says it’s reducing its gypsy moth spraying to about 5,200 acres this year, down from more than 12,000 acres in 2013.

03/11/2014

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4 Arrested In Western Md. Protest Of Gas Exports

Four western Maryland residents face criminal charges for blocking a Cumberland courthouse entrance to protest Dominion Resources’ plan to export natural gas.

02/27/2014

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