Ray Brabson of Brabson & Sons Demolition uses an excavator to raze a structure at 478-480 Baltimore Ave. in Cumberland on Wednesday. The property is the first of several that will be demolished this week, according to city officials. The work coincides with a street project that will result in a portion of Baltimore Avenue being widened and repaved. “The intention is for Baltimore Avenue to look significantly different by the time the street repairs are complete and it is opened again to two-way traffic,” said Mayor Brian Grim.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
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W.Va. board to meet this week to discuss dangerous animals
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A board tasked with compiling a list of animals that are illegal to keep as pets in West Virginia will consider one that’s shorter than a list suggested earlier.
Media outlets report the state Wild and Dangerous Animal Board will meet on Wednesday as it tries to comply with legislation passed earlier this year.
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