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W.Va. governor: Bigger teacher salary raise not realistic
Given the tough budget forecast, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin thinks a proposal to give teachers $6,000 in raises over three years is unrealistic.
- News Briefs - 03/06/2014
Garrett County residents sentenced in circuit court
A 28-year-old Grantsville woman was sentenced to a four-year prison term Tuesday in Garrett County Circuit Court.
City works on $36.3M budget for fiscal 2015
City officials have have begun work on developing a new 2015 fiscal year budget estimated at around $36.3 million. Officials hope to improve the city’s financial picture by switching health care providers in July and by considering yet another sewer rate increase.
Board of Education faces declining general fund
During a recent budget meeting of the Allegany County Board of Education, school officials revealed that they are projecting an 85 percent decline in the board’s general fund between 2012 and fiscal year 2016.
- Fat Tuesday
Three injured in rig crashes on I-68
Three people were injured when a tractor trailer overturned late Monday on westbound Interstate 68 near Flintstone and a half-hour later another rig slammed into five cars stopped for the first accident, according to the Allegany County 911 Center.
One speed camera bill dies, another awaits vote
Motorists caught speeding have lost one chance to catch a break when a bill that would tighten enforcement on camera systems designed to catch speeders was killed by a House Committee. House Bill 57 was sponsored by Del. Jon Cardin.
- Building blocks
Somerset man injured in car-train crash
A Somerset man suffered serious injuries Tuesday when he reportedly drove his vehicle onto a railroad crossing against activated warning lights and was struck by a CSX train in Somerset Township.
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