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I-68 In Western Md. Closed Because Of Fire, Spill

State police say the eastbound lanes of Interstate 68 in far western Maryland are closed because of a vehicle fire and hazardous-materials spill.

04/17/2013

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4 Charged In String Of Western Md. Arsons

A 20-year-old man led a group of acquaintances in setting about 40 fires and dared a state investigator to “catch me if you can” in a message he spray-painted on a car, the Maryland fire marshal said Tuesday.

04/09/2013

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Man Gets 11 Years In Prison In Kidnapping

A western Maryland man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend last year.

03/12/2013

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Snow Piles Up In Frederick County

You didn’t have to climb very high in western Maryland to get a real taste of winter.

03/06/2013

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Ohio Man Dies After Accident At Md. Ski Resort

Authorities say a skier died in an accident at the Wisp resort in western Maryland — the second man to die on the same ski slope this winter.

02/23/2013

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NewPage Cutting 44 Jobs At Md. Mill

Papermaker NewPage Corp. says it’s cutting 44 jobs at its mill in the western Maryland town of Luke.

02/20/2013

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Western Md. Inmate Slain; Charges Pending

Authorities say an inmate at a state prison in western Maryland was found slain in his cell, and charges are pending against a fellow inmate.

02/10/2013

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Western Md. Man Pleads Guilty To 3 Bank Robberies

A 50-year-old man has pleaded guilty to three bank robberies in Cumberland.

01/30/2013

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3 Western Md. Hospitals Pursue ‘Affiliation’

Owners of the hospitals in Frederick, Hagerstown and Cumberland say they’re studying the possibility of joining forces for their continued stability.

01/24/2013

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Convicted Rapist Slain In Western Md. Prison

Authorities are investigating the slaying of a western Maryland prison inmate convicted of multiple rapes in Anne Arundel County.

01/17/2013

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Inmate Indicted In Cellmate’s Death In Western Md.

A western Maryland state prison inmate faces a first-degree murder charge in the strangulation of his cellmate.

01/17/2013

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Hearing Set For Rate Hike On Western Md. Bridge

The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving people a chance to speak up about a proposal to raise the cost of crossing the Potomac River at Oldtown.

01/14/2013

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