Western Maryland

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Western Md. Wind Project Gets Conditional Approval

State regulators have given conditional approval to a proposed wind power project in far western Maryland.

12/13/2013

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Window Blind Maker Adding 250 Jobs In Western Md.

Hunter Douglas says it’s adding 250 jobs at its window-blind factory in Cumberland.

12/06/2013

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Guests Relocated After Fire At Western Md. Hotel

Dozens of guests at a western Maryland hotel had to be relocated after a fire broke out inside the building.

11/23/2013

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Western Md. Secession Group Holding Town Hall

A group seeking separate statehood for western Maryland is holding its first official town hall meeting in Cumberland.

11/22/2013

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Western Md. Wildlands Proposal Hits Opposition

The Garrett County Planning Commission is opposing a state plan to strengthen protection of land along the Youghiogheny River in far western Maryland.

11/12/2013

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Windy & Cold: Some Parts Of Md. See Flurries

Parts of Maryland are seeing some snow. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Garrett and Allegany Counties until 7 p.m. Tuesday. Two to four inches of snow are expected there, but the rest of Maryland will most likely see flurries, if anything at all.

11/12/2013

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Sandy-Spawned Snow Was Wake-Up Call In Western Md.

The mountain dwellers of far western Maryland know a lot about snow, but a crippling blizzard spawned last year by Superstorm Sandy taught them a painful lesson in emergency preparedness.

10/26/2013

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Western Maryland Sees First Snow Of The Season; Freeze Watch In Effect For Parts Of Md.

In Western Maryland, it’s already starting to feel a little like winter.

10/23/2013

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Cats Targeted With Blowgun Darts

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office says two men and a 17-year-old boy shot at cats with blowgun darts in communities along Georges Creek south of Frostburg.

10/23/2013

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Record 41 Bears Killed On First Day Of Md. Hunt

Hunters in far Western Maryland killed 41 black bears Monday, topping the previous record of 38 in a single day.

10/22/2013

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Md. Bear Hunt Opens With Expanded Quota

Maryland’s black bear season is opening with rule changes that could push the tally over 100 for the first time since a 51-year ban on bear hunting was lifted in 2004.

10/21/2013

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2 More Plead Guilty In Western Md. Arson Ring

Two women are pleading guilty to being involved in an arson ring blamed for 40 fires in western Maryland.

09/24/2013

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