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  • Prosecutors confront marijuana law’s challenges

    A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.

    April 14, 2014

  • Teacher in training Teacher in training

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  • GOP targets women in W.Va., nine other states

    Two West Virginia counties are among two dozen nationwide that Republicans are targeting to sway women’s votes.

    April 14, 2014

  • Five vye for Hampshire school board seats

    Three incumbents — Gerald Mathias, Jean Shoemaker and Jim Breinig — are running for re-election to the Hampshire County Board of Education. They face competition from John Ward Jr. and John Dan Sitar, who are also running for four-year terms on the board.

    April 14, 2014

  • Beard candidate for Garrett County commissioner

    Mr. Beard is a graduate of Frostburg State University and has taken part in advanced studies there, as well as at West Virginia University, Bowie State College and the University of Kentucky.

    April 14, 2014

  • W.Va. schools to get free computer system upgrades

    West Virginia’s public schools will get free computer operating system upgrades for five years under a new agreement with Microsoft.

    April 14, 2014

  • News Briefs - 04/15/2014

    April 14, 2014

  • School board recognizes student achievements

    The Allegany County Board of Education recognized seven Allegany County Public School students for being selected by the Maryland Music Educators’ Association to participate in the annual All State performing organizations, including junior and senior chorus.

    April 14, 2014

  • FSU senior Katie Dignan receives Beall Fellowship

    The J. Glenn Beall Jr. Public Affairs Institute at Frostburg State University has awarded senior Katie Dignan of Cumberland with one of two Beall Fellowships.

    April 14, 2014

  • Mineral schools to conduct alcohol, drug survey

    Mineral County School students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 will take part in the 2013-2014 Pride Surveys during the survey window of April 22 to May 10.
     The survey is anonymous — students do not put their name anywhere on it — and no student will ever be mentioned by name in a report of the results. The survey, designed to protect the identity of the child, asks students to fill out a paper and pencil questionnaire about student alcohol, tobacco and other drug use; school safety; and risk and protective factors.

    April 14, 2014

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