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West Virginia flags lowered for former congressman
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State and U.S. flags at state facilities are at half-staff in honor of former Rep. Mick Staton.
Staton died April 14. He was 74.
Truck catches fire on city bridge
CUMBERLAND — Cumberland firefighters doused a pickup truck fire on the Baltimore Street bridge spanning Wills Creek about 11 a.m. Tuesday, but not before it destroyed the engine compartment and damaged the passenger area of the Chevrolet.
Carbon monoxide causes evacuation at Ramada
CUMBERLAND — High carbon monoxide readings at the Ramada Inn on George Street resulted in the evacuation of the first floor at midday Tuesday and caused a senior citizen prom to be moved elsewhere.
Workers begin picketing outside WV Schools for Deaf and Blind
ROMNEY, W.Va. – Child care workers and union reps began picketing outside the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Tuesday morning.
Romney firefighters get federal grant
ROMNEY, W.Va. — The Romney Fire Company will receive $67,925 in funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
Sgt. Walt May earns Award of Merit
CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Natural Resources Police honored Sgt. Walt May of Westernport during its annual awards ceremony held last week at Chesapeake College.
Police charge woman with false statements
CUMBERLAND — A Cumberland woman was charged with giving two false statements to police after they investigated an alleged assault and robbery.
City business reports burglary
CUMBERLAND — City police are investigating a breaking and entering to a business in the 300 block of Valley Street that was reported Monday.
Spring turkey seasons to open in West Virginia next week
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources says spring gobbler season will open Monday and run through May 24.
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