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Cumberland targets kayaking sites

(AP) Officials from the city of Cumberland and the National Park Service are making progress toward a Potomac River public access point for kayakers and canoeists. The Cumberland Times-News reported that officials toured several potential launch sites Monday. Most say ...

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Auto racing at Cumberland airport sought

(AP) A car-racing group in Cumberland wants to resume racing at the local airport next year. The Cumberland Times-News reported Tuesday that National Road Autosports has asked the Potomac Highlands Airport Authority to consider the request at its October meeting. ...

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Allegany Museum seeks $2.75M from state of Md.

CUMBERLAND — A historical museum in Cumberland is asking Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley for $2.75 million for renovation work. Allegany Museum President Gary Bartik told The Cumberland Times-News the renovations would make the downtown museum a national heritage attraction. Allegany ...

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Md. rural counties group plans economic summit

CUMBERLAND — A coalition of rural counties is planning an economic summit next month in Annapolis to get the word out about the importance of rural communities to Maryland’s economy. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the Maryland Rural Counties Coalition ...

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Md. DNR moving offices to Rocky Gap State Park

FLINTSTONE — Portions of the Maryland Department of National Resources are moving from downtown Cumberland to offices in Rocky Gap State Park in nearby Flintstone. The Cumberland Times-News reports the first move takes place this week when the licensing office ...

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Union heartened by response to Md. prison assault

CUMBERLAND — A second prison manager is departing the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution after an inmate stabbed a correctional officer there earlier this month and the Maryland public safety department on Monday proposed tighter security measures at the lockup. ...

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Washington’s headquarters remains a tourism draw in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND — The small log building that served as George Washington’s headquarters at the beginning and end of his military career is located right here in Cumberland. The guest book shows that visitors come from all over the world to ...

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