Cumberland Times-News

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  • Orion and Jupiter are ruling evening skies

    Orion, the brightest of the 88 constellations, is now striking in the south around 8 p.m.

    February 1, 2014

  • Those people had plenty to argue about

    Tomorrow is the 99th anniversary of a minor footnote in American history but an important date in West Virginia history.

    February 1, 2014

  • Jim Goldsworthy The bum ran off? It’s OK, you’re covered

    My current favorite TV commercial is the one in which two young men in gray suits are sitting in the front seat of a car.

    January 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • BOB DOYLE We need to watch out for space rocks

    Last Feb. 15, there was a brilliant point of light flying across the dawn skies of Chelyabinsk in southwestern Russia.

    January 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Some of us are ‘privy’ to certain information

    Outhouses used to be an object of fascination for me. (and in fact I wrote a column about them in 2007. Since we have all forgotten that, I decided to write another one this week.

    January 25, 2014

  • MIKE SAWYERS Get ready! Get set! Legislate!

    The wheelings and dealings associated with the 90-day Maryland General Assembly have been going on for more than two weeks now and some legislation having to do with hunting fishing has already been proposed.

    January 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Not so fast Not so fast

    Maryland lawmakers should take a wait-and-see approach before approving legislation to legalize marijuana.

    January 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Benton rolls 300 game, 805 series

    Bobby Benton started with 17 consecutive strikes on his way to an 805 series at White Oak Lanes. The first 12 accounted for his 300 game. Bobby is one of the most dedicated tournament bowlers in our area and his hard work is paying off.

    January 20, 2014

  • No autocross? No autocross?

    Airport officials have asked U.S. senators from Maryland and West Virginia for help in the matter of a Federal Aviation Adminstration grant that apparently comes with strings attached that would preclude autosports events from being held at the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport.

    January 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • It’s lethal It’s lethal

    Carbon monoxide’s reputation as a “silent killer” was sadly reinforced Tuesday when a Cumberland man died and an Ellerslie man was found in critical condition at a home they were remodeling.

    January 15, 2014 1 Photo