Preliminary work by Titan Industrial Services Inc., Baltimore, to renovate the Interstate 68 bridge overtop Cumberland is under way in the vicinity of Canal Place. Officials requested work begin there so the tourism season is not disrupted. Early stage work includes construction fencing and the start of a construction platform. Repairs include sandblasting of steel, strengthening of concrete, sealing of the road surface and creation of water drains. New lighting will be installed. The bridge has been divided into seven sections for work purposes.
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House votes to boost child tax credit for some
More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a dispute that divides Republicans and Democrats, millions of the poorest low-income families would still lose the credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire.
County to develop plan to revitalize Greene Street
Driving Greene Street takes courage and caution; it’s not a drive for the faint of heart. The street is full of potholes, narrow passages and damaged pavement, especially at the underpass where your car’s suspension will get a workout.
Joe Manchin sued by brother over loan
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by one of his brothers, who says the West Virginia Democrat and another brother never repaid a $1.7 million loan intended to keep the family’s carpet business afloat.
Jenkins appointed director of W.Va. Natural Resources Police
The new leader of natural resources law enforcement in West Virginia is a native of Hardy County, a graduate of Mathias High School and a field officer for 10 years in Mineral County.
Airport Authority turns attention to media relations
The Potomac Highlands Airport Authority discussed its stance on responding to the media during Thursday’s meeting.
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Meyersdale theft losses exceed $7,000
A fraud incident involving purchases made with “cloned” credit cards is under investigation by Pennsylvania State Police.
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