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Md. renews fight vs rural Allegany homes project - CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Planning is renewing its objection to a proposed housing development in rural Allegany County that led to a landmark state Court of Appeals ruling in 2008. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

2 firefighters hurt battling Cumberland, Md. blaze - CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — The Cumberland Fire Department says two firefighters sustained relatively minor injuries battling a blaze that destroyed a vacant house and damaged two occupied homes. - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Md. inmate pleads guilty in officer's stabbing - CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A convicted double murderer had 20 years added to his sentence Tuesday for stabbing a correctional officer in an attack that prompted a management shake-up at the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution near Cumberland. - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

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County presented with tobacco settlement funds - Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, joined other state and county officials on last Thursday at the Cumberland County Health Department in Crossville to present a celebratory check for $52,748 in funding as part of the Tennessee Tobacco Settlement Program. - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Sports Roundup - 03/29/2014 - CUMBERLAND — Bishop Walsh School is seeking a head coach for high school girls soccer. Interested persons should send their resumes to athletic director Jim Zamagias at - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

2 Firefighters Hurt Battling Cumberland Blaze - The Cumberland Fire Department says two firefighters sustained relatively minor injuries battling a blaze that destroyed a vacant house and damaged two occupied homes. - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Trout Production To Resume At Western Md. Site - The Department of Natural Resources says it's preparing to resume trout production at a western Maryland facility closed seven years ago after fish there were found to be infected with a trout-killing parasite. - Mon, 24 Mar 2014

Md. inmate pleading guilty in officer's stabbing - - Allegany County State's Attorney Michael Twigg says a state prison inmate is pleading guilty in Cumberland to stabbing a correctional officer in an attack that led to the warden's firing. - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

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Fourmile Ridge wind project approved, moves forward - Cumberland Times-News - The project was hinging on the decommissioning of the Grantsville VOR/DME system, which drew opposition from Ed Kelley, manager of the Garrett County Airport, and the Maryland Aviation Administration. ... “The decommission of the Grantsville VOR would ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

JIM SIEHL | Music to my ears - The Tribune-Democrat - I missed a Cumberland exit to Route 220 south and didn't get back on track until I exited Route 68 at Grantsville, Md. (Is this a clue that I should seek another navigator?) I can't help contrasting my misadventure to Keyser with the smooth-sailing ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Flint, Saginaw rank high among the fastest shrinking cities in US - Detroit Free Press - Allegany County, Maryland — the central county of the Cumberland, Maryland metro area — peaked in population during the 1950 Census. The county's population has since fallen by 18%, according to the Census Bureau's 2013 population estimates. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Pub Run raises money for two local schools - Chambersburg Public Opinion - Chad Merill, Hagerstown, Md., also said he did pretty well for his first time running the course. "It was a great course," he said. "Every mile had a marker and I like to count down to the end. Every runner has their own technique." Among his training ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Here is the latest Maryland and Delaware news from The Associated Press - Fox Baltimore - CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) -- A legal dispute over a western Maryland wind farm has ended. A U.S. District Court judge in Baltimore dismissed the case Tuesday at the request of both sides. In December, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved changes ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Sheriff Seeks Brighter Lights on Western Md. Road - Fox Baltimore - Mullendore told local media Thursday that he has asked the Maryland State Highway Administration to examine lighting along a divided stretch of road in Hagerstown called the Dual Highway. City police say a 27-year-old woman was badly hurt Wednesday ...Sheriff seeks brighter lighting on Hagerstown, Md., street where 2 pedestrians ... - Daily Journal - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Md. man fined in connection with striped bass - abc27 - ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Lanham man has been fined $2,000 after pleading guilty to catching more than 200 undersized striped bass during a fishing trip. ..... Digital renovations are underway at the iconic West Shore Theatre in New Cumberland. Updated: ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

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