Lily Crites, 5, of Ridgeley, W.Va., left, hangs from playground equipment Tuesday at Constitution Park, while her grandmother Mary Lou Zembower pushes her 11-month-old brother Abel Crites in a baby swing. They took advantage of the warmer weather and spent some family time outdoors. The mercury reached 63 degrees in Cumberland, according to the Allegany High School WeatherBug.com weather station. For today’s forecast and what to expect the rest of the week, see the AccuWeather package on 8A.
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National parks in Maryland pull in more than six million people
A new National Park Service report shows that more than six million visitors to national parks in Maryland spent $212.7 million and supported 2,689 jobs in the state in 2013.
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Maryland church built in 1773 ravaged by fire
HEBRON, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a 241-year-old church on the National Register of Historic Places has been ravaged by fire in Maryland.
Southwest plane makes emergency landing in Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Port Columbus International Airport because a fire-indicator light came on.
Fla. trucker sentenced in Frederick crash that killed 2
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Florida trucker is starting a one-year jail sentence for killing two men when the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned atop a pickup truck in Frederick County.
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Grant money would help Frostburg restore business district
Frostburg officials have announced plans to move forward with an application for $175,000 in grant funding through Maryland’s Community Legacy Program to revitalize the city’s business district.
Dollar General project snag worked out
Despite a June meeting designed to improve communication between State Highway Administration officials and developers, a local legislator had to intervene to smooth over issues that developed over plans to build a Dollar General store at Naves Crossroad.
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Garrett County business reopens
The Santa Fe Grille reopened in May with improvements after closing earlier in the year, according to Doug Railey, volunteer facilitator and adviser who worked on reopening the restaurant.
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