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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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