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Chenoa Shoemaker helps Ashley Winner adjust her mortar board prior to the
Allegany College of Maryland commencement ceremony on Friday.
Group wants non-native species laws strengthened
Barbara Beelar, executive director of local conservation group Friends of Deep Creek Lake, requested that the District 1 legislative delegation strengthen a law that gives the Maryland Department of Natural Resources control over transportation of non-native species.
Liquor board requests Sunday sales referendum
Debbe Owston, administrator to the Garrett County Liquor Control Board, requested that local legislators support a referendum vote for Sunday liquor sales both on and off premises. Numerous establishments have on-premise sales for alcoholic beverages and can sell an alcoholic beverage with a meal on Sunday between 1 and 10 p.m., and the vote would allow other establishments to do the same.
Obama puts a rosy spin on a difficult presidential year
Putting a rosy spin on a difficult year, President Barack Obama acknowledged frustrating “ups and downs” on Friday but exulted that the improving economy is creating new jobs and claimed crucial progress for his troubled health care overhaul. He predicted 2014 would be “a breakthrough year for America.”
Two city electrical fires cause $160,000 in damage
A sprinkler system in a North End warehouse that caught fire in the city Friday morning helped avert damages there, but six people were displaced by a fire in an Arch Street home Thursday that had no working smoke alarms, according to City Fire Marshal Lt. Shannon Adams.
Car hits house
The driver of this car that ran into the home located at 317 Cecelia St. on Friday at 1:41 p.m. and an occupant of the house were both taken to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center by Cumberland Fire Department ambulance.
Dome put back atop Hampshire courthouse
A replica of the 92-year-old dome and cupola that sat on top of the Hampshire County Courthouse is being installed.
Slots revenue plan receives approval
Allegany County commissioners on Thursday approved a plan that could add hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to scholarship funds for students at Allegany College of Maryland and Frostburg State University.
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Keyser Primary opening doors to students Jan. 8
Elementary students will be moving into the new Keyser Primary School on Jan. 8, according to Steve Peer, associate superintendent and treasurer. The Mineral County Board of Education’s punch list is expected to be completed Friday and teachers are moving their instructional supplies into the building. The new building is already furnished, according to Peer.
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