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Western Maryland

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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.


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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.


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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.



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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Bill To Repeal Md. Coal Tax Credit Revived

State lawmakers from far western Maryland are fighting an effort to repeal a tax credit that rewards electric companies for buying Maryland coal.



Elk Could Be Reintroduced Into Western Md. Come Spring 2013

A group supporting the reintroduction of elk in western Maryland says it hopes the state will decide this spring whether to move forward on the proposal.



Snow, Sleet Cause Crashes Across Western Md.

Maryland State Police are reporting scores of accidents on snow-covered highways across central and western Maryland.