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Cumberland Holiday Inn sold for $3.6M

CUMBERLAND — The Holiday Inn in downtown Cumberland has a new owner. The Cumberland Times-News reported Monday that CHPHC Hotel LLC of New York bought the 130-room property Feb. 8 from Maryland Motel Management Inc. State tax records list the sale ...

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Assault charges dropped against guard at North Branch prison

CUMBERLAND — Prosecutors have dropped assault charges against a Maryland correctional officer for an incident in which an inmate was injured at the North Branch Correctional Institution near Cumberland. Court records show that two counts of second-degree assault against David ...

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Allegany, Garrett counties urge quick OK for safe gas drilling

CUMBERLAND — Two western Maryland counties that sit atop the Marcellus Shale geological formation are urging the administration of Gov. Martin O’Malley to quickly approve safe drilling for natural gas. The Cumberland Times-News reports that all six county commissioners from ...

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$60,000 deal ends Maryland inmate’s open-records case

CUMBERLAND — The state of Maryland is paying $60,000 to resolve a lawsuit that established that state prison inmates have the same right to public records as anyone else. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the state Board of Public Works ...

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Cumberland man agrees to sentence for child porn bulletin

GREENBELT — A Cumberland man is agreeing to serve 10 years in federal prison for running a child pornography bulletin board with about 140 members. U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein says 70-year-old George Sell pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to transport ...

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Can Willie Nelson, slots revive Rocky Gap?

FLINTSTONE — Two companies vying for a state permit to bring up to 1,000 slot machines to a struggling resort inside Rocky Gap State Park dangled Willie Nelson and a water park Tuesday before the commission that will select the ...

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