The Mineral County Relay for Life began Friday evening at Keyser High School. The public awareness event, in which survivors of the disease, loved ones and friends walk laps, serves as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
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Lonaconing business fire ruled arson; loss estimated at $300,000
Fire that destroyed Uncle Willie’s Place at 15914 Lower Georges Creek Road early Saturday was quickly ruled by a team of state fire investigators as a deliberately-set fire.
House gives initial OK to medical pot bill
A measure designed to make Maryland’s medical marijuana law effective moved a step forward on Saturday in the Maryland House of Delegates.
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South at heart of close fight to control U.S. Senate
The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it’s where the party’s toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.
Allegany Museum seeks money for new roof
Allegany Museum officials traveled to Annapolis re-cently to provide testimony in support of their request for $250,000 in state bond funding for a new roof.
“We are really due for a new roof,” said Gary Bartik, museum president.
Families plan to mark 50th anniversary of plane crash
A niece of Maj. Robert E. Townley, a radar navigator who died in the 1964 B-52 bomber crash in Garrett County, was the catalyst for the formation of a committee, according to member Bucky Schriver.
Frostburg State University’s dual elementary-middle school certification option gains approval from state
Addressing a gap
in the traditional preparation of
teachers and acting in response to
the needs of Maryland’s public
schools, Frostburg State University
has become the first higher education
institution in Maryland approved
to offer a dual elementary-middle
school teacher certification.
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Former city man assumes ownership of Great Scale Model Train Show
Scott Geare, a former city
resident, has undertaken a
partnership interest in the
Great Scale Model Train
Show, which is held four
times a year in Timonium,
just north of Baltimore.
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