Nine local fire companies responded to 123 N. Lakewood Drive early Monday afternoon in response to the homeowner’s report of smoke coming from under his stove. Mineral County companies included Wiley Ford, Ridgeley, Short Gap, Paterson Creek and Fort Ashby, according to the county’s 911 center. Allegany County companies were from District 16, Bedford Road, Bowling Green and Cumberland, according to the county’s 911 center. Units remained on the scene for at least two hours following the 12:55 p.m. alert.
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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 Potomac Highlands Airport Authority discussed its stance on responding to the media during Thursday’s meeting.
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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