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Group takes aim at local gun-control laws in Md.

HAGERSTOWN — A gun owners’ rights group has threatened to sue 35 Maryland counties or municipalities unless they repeal regulations that the group says violate state gun laws. The Second Amendment Foundation of Bellevue, Wash., said Thursday that Maryland is ...

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Former Frostburg student gets 14 years for murder

CUMBERLAND — A former Frostburg State University student is starting a 14-year prison sentence for fatally stabbing another female student during an off-campus fight in 2011. Twenty-five-year-old Shanee Liggins of Waldorf was sentenced Monday in Cumberland. The judge suspended six ...

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Md. bills to ban or delay gas drilling are dead

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers seeking to block the gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have struck out in the General Assembly. The Cumberland Times-News reports that a bill seeking a moratorium on the practice was withdrawn Thursday in the House ...

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Permit official: Garrett Co. wind project in sensitive area

OAKLAND — A Garrett County permitting official says most of a proposed wind farm on Fourmile Ridge lies in areas designated as sensitive by the state. Permit and Inspections Division Chief Jim Torrington says 75 percent of the proposed wind ...

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Rocky Gap holding job fair for casino card dealers

FLINTSTONE — The Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland is looking for card dealers. The resort inside Rocky Gap State Park is holding a job fair Wednesday to fill 100 dealer positions for a casino that will open ...

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Plane museum proposed at Cumberland airport

CUMBERLAND — Two high-flying brothers are proposing an aviation museum at the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport. The Cumberland Times-News reports that retired Northwest Airlines captain Steve Van Kirk says he and his brother Malcolm have eight airplanes and an extensive ...

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