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  • Watson wins Masters Watson wins Masters

    Bubba Watson raises his putter after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday in Augusta, Ga. Watson’s three-shot victory over 20-year-old Jordan Spieth is his second in three years. For more, see Sports, 1B.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • County gives go-ahead for law enforcement firing range project

    CUMBERLAND  — Allegany County commissioners gave the go-ahead Thursday for development of a law enforcement firing and training range at Mexico Farms on county-owned property.

    April 13, 2014

  • FSU planning new campus security facility

    FROSTBURG — Officials at Frostburg State University are moving forward with plans to construct a new public safety building at the school that will be twice the size of the current security facility.

    April 13, 2014

  • Three dead after man opens fire outside Kansas City Jewish community

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A man in his 70s opened fire Sunday outside of a Jewish community center and nearby retirement community, killing three people, authorities said.

    April 13, 2014

  • Bill to create concussion sensor pilot project dies without vote

    COLLEGE PARK — A House of Delegates bill that would have established a pilot program to add concussion sensors to football equipment at high schools throughout the state died in subcommittee this session without a vote.
    The bill would have required each county to select a high school that would equip all football players’ helmets with sensors to alert athletic staff of potentially concussion-inducing hits.

    April 13, 2014

  • Mineral school board to take up library funding

    KEYSER, W.Va. — The Mineral County Board of Education is set to discuss and possibly vote on a funding request from the Keyser-Mineral County Public Library during a meeting on Tuesday.

    April 13, 2014

  • Mineral school board to take up library funding

    KEYSER, W.Va. — The Mineral County Board of Education is set to discuss and possibly vote on a funding request from the Keyser-Mineral County Public Library during a meeting on Tuesday.

    April 13, 2014

  • Bees create quite a buzz Bees create quite a buzz

    LAVALE — Millions of bees descended upon LaVale last week, but the only swarm was caused by the activity of area apiarists — or beekeepers.

    April 13, 2014 2 Photos

  • Walk-worthy causes Walk-worthy causes

    People came in droves for two charity walks held Saturday in Cumberland. At left, FSU football player Russell W. Terry III assists Elaine Hager, Cumberland, at the registration table for MS Walk: Cumberland at the Western Maryland Railway Station. The three-mile walk benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. At right, Brayden Elliott, 5, of Bedford, Pa., plays in a go-kart during the 12th annual Cumberland Tri-State Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising walk at Allegany College of Maryland. More than 1,200 people took part in the walk and raised more than $44,000 to benefit Austism Speaks. The funds go toward autism research and to raise awareness about the increasing prevalence of autism and the need for increased research funding to combat the disorder. The ongoing fundraising goal for Cumberland is $1 million. For information on how to donate, call 301-697-2543 or email marcy@cumberlandautismwalk.com

    April 13, 2014 2 Photos

  • Frostburg to receive $1.4 million for CSO project

    FROSTBURG — Frostburg is expected to be approved for $1.4 million in state funding for the city’s combined sewer overflow abatement project when the funding request goes before Maryland’s Board of Public Works for final approval on Wednesday.

    April 13, 2014

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