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Federal suit alleges prison failed to protect inmate from cellmate attack

The daughter of a Hagerstown man who was killed by his cellmate just days before his conviction was overturned has filed suit against the state, alleging prison officials did not sufficiently protect her father. Roger Lee Largent died Feb. 17, 2017, ...

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MDE alleges closed paper mill is polluting Potomac River

A now-closed paper mill in Western Maryland is accused of polluting the North Branch of the Potomac River by improperly dumping “pulping liquor,” which sparked complaints over the summer. Luke Paper Mill, in Allegany County, manufactured paper products until its ...

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Register of wills charged with stealing funds from office

CUMBERLAND — A register of wills for a Maryland county has been indicted on charges that she stole more than $4,000 from office accounts. News outlets report that State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt said Thursday that Rebecca D. Drew, the ...

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Cumberland to end mutual aid for ambulance calls

CUMBERLAND — Cumberland officials have voted to end standing agreements for mutual aid between the city and Allegany County for emergency ambulance calls. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the mayor and city council voted Tuesday to terminate the agreement due ...

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