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CLEVELAND (AP) — It started out civil enough, with President Donald Trump striding deliberately to his lectern, and Democrat Joe Biden nodding to his opponent and offering, “How you doing, man?”

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Marked by angry interruptions and bitter accusations, the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden erupted in contentious exchanges Tuesday night over the coronavirus pandemic, city violence, job losses and how the Supreme Court will sh…

CUMBERLAND — A Canal Place official requested Tuesday that the Cumberland Visitor Center reopen to allow the increasing volume of travelers on the towpath trail and Great Allegheny Passage to spend more time in Cumberland.

CUMBERLAND —  CSX Transportation is repairing the sidewalk and handrails within the Virginia Avenue underpass. Traffic will be reduced to one lane between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through Oct. 9. 

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's projected revenues improved by $1.4 billion in the current fiscal year with huge help from the federal government in response to the coronavirus, but state officials warned Tuesday of continued financial uncertainty amid the pandemic and Washington's response to it.

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, laid to rest beside her husband and near some of her former colleagues on the court.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Republican senators praised President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, as the conservative judge met privately on Capitol Hill Tuesday with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others in preparation for her fast-track confirmation before the…

In order to get a sense of local voter sentiment before Nov. 3 Election Day, The Daily Item and CNHI, owner of community newspapers in 22 states, are conducting a survey.

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CUMBERLAND — The Allegany County Board of Education on Monday approved an athletic plan for the 2020-2021 school year that allows students to practice fall sports beginning Oct. 7.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general has agreed to release the recordings of the secret grand jury proceeding that considered charges against three officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

FRIENDSVILLE — The Friendsville Volunteer Fire Department received an energy upgrade Saturday afternoon when an installation crew from Mountain View Solar installed free solar panels on the department’s roof as part of a community giveback initiative.

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, will meet on the debate stage for the first time Tuesday night in Cleveland. Millions of voters will get their first opportunity to compare the candidates' policies and personalities side by side on national tel…

NEW DELHI (AP) — The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to announce Monday that the federal government will begin distributing millions of rapid coronavirus tests to states this week and urging governors to use them to reopen schools for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

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COLLEGE PARK (AP) — A Maryland county has agreed to a $20 million settlement with the family of a man who was handcuffed in a patrol car when a police officer shot and killed him, a county official said Monday.

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