Ella Kimble snuggles up to Santa Thursday evening as he and Mrs. Claus kicked off Midnight Madness in the city’s downtown. The holly-jolly couple made a special visit to The Book Center at 15 N. Centre Street to hear children’s Christmas wishes. Downtown visitors can see Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty and Rudolph from 5 to 8 p.m. each Friday before Christmas.
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Another tornado confirmed in West Virginia
JOHNSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Another tornado has been confirmed in West Virginia.
Md. physicians board pursues criminal checks for licensees
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Board of Physicians is reversing its opposition to criminal background checks for medical license applicants.
Three area schools remain without fiber connection
The Allegany County Board of Education, with three of its schools still without fiber optic cable, continues to move forward with an effort to extend the high-capacity lines to all 22 county schools.
Gardeners overcome chaotic weather to put on colorful fair flower exhibit
In keeping with the spirit of Oliver Wendell Holmes, the exhibit hall at the Mineral County Fairgrounds was filled with colorful flowers, including African violets, lilies and marigolds despite the chaotic weather.
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