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Bill would allow retired officers to carry guns on school property
A bill being considered by the Maryland General Assembly takes into account demographic and career changes among police officers and could enhance school security, said Del. Kevin Kelly.
City mayor, delegation at odds over CSO proposal
Cumberland Mayor Brian Grim has gone on the offensive about his planned $30 million project to mitigate problems stemming from the city’s antiquated combined sewer and storm water system.
Ukraine on edge as Putin, Russia threaten
Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their stranglehold on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula Monday, openly defying the U.S. and the European Union and rattling world capitals and stock markets.
West Virginia PSC nixes Hampshire Development Authority loan to utility
A Feb. 27 memorandum written by the Public Service Commission of West Virginia does not approve a $75,000 loan between Hampshire County Development Authority and the Central Hampshire Public Service District.
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Education panel supports W.Va. teacher raise
The House Education Committee voted Monday to sharply increase pay for West Virginia teachers and service personnel, despite concern about balancing the state’s 2015 budget.
Md. standardized tests begin this week
Maryland schools plan to start their annual round of standardized tests this week, despite legislators’ efforts to cancel or replace them this year.
Much of country dealing with latest blow of ice, snow
On the latest snow day in a winter full of them, residents of parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast were coping with several inches of snow on top of a layer of slush.
Board names Gordon Gee as WVU president
West Virginia University’s Board of Governors voted unanimously Monday to hire E. Gordon Gee to lead the state’s flagship school again as its 24th president.
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