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Gas drilling panel discussing best practices

CUMBERLAND — A state panel studying prospects for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland is trying to pinpoint the best practices used elsewhere. That’s the main focus of a meeting Friday in Cumberland of the Marcellus Shale Advisory ...

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Slots at Rocky Gap planned for latter half of 2013

CUMBERLAND — The new owner of the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland says the resort plans to start operating slot machines late next summer or early next fall. The Cumberland Times-News reported Tuesday on a Securities and ...

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Bartlett apologizes for Holocaust remark

WASHINGTON — Rep. Roscoe Bartlett is apologizing for invoking the Holocaust during a discussion about federally subsidized student loans. The Washington Post reports that the western Maryland Republican apologized Thursday for using what he called “an extreme example” to make ...

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Deal for sale of Rocky Gap Lodge awaits Md.’s OK

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland’s Board of Public Works is poised to approve a $9.8 million deal enabling a casino operator to buy the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort near Cumberland. The panel consisting of the governor, treasurer and state comptroller ...

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