Spruce Forest Artisan Village at Penn Alps in Grantsville hosted a Family Day Saturday that featured interactive and hands-on activities for children and families. Above, Stephanie Bryner, 13, of Accident looks at a clothes pin doll with her mother Missy. Right, Anastasia Klein, 10, of LaVale views a Victorian tea party photo from the Gordon Roberts House in Cumberland through a stereoscope 3D viewer. Spruce Forest and area partnering organizations offered numerous attractions where participants were able to experience life in the 1800s.
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W.Va. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin sued by brother over loan
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — 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.
Dr. John Manchin II filed the lawsuit in Marion County against the senator and Roch Manchin.
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The issue was brought up in regards to an editorial in the Times-News that questioned whether the authority should go into closed session to discuss the Open Meetings Act. The editorial pointed out that the Maryland Open Meetings Act has a big loophole that allows public bodies to discusses virtually anything if their attorney is present.
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