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Western Maryland firm appeals $50,000 pollution fine

CUMBERLAND — A western Maryland company is appealing a $50,000 fine levied by the state Department of the Environment for alleged wastewater violations. The Cumberland Times News reports that Mexico Farms LLC filed the appeal in Allegany County Circuit Court in ...

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Cumberland eyes better Amtrak-bicyclist link

CUMBERLAND — Cumberland officials say nearly $300,000 worth of upgrades to the city’s Amtrak station will help strengthen the link between the passenger line and a Pittsburgh-to-Washington bicycle route. The Cumberland Times-News reported Sunday that the city is getting $173,000 ...

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Park service proposes C&O Canal upgrades in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — The National Park Service said Monday it aims to make the western Maryland town of Williamsport a star attraction of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, complete with a turn-of the-20th-century town square and boat rides ...

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Gov. O’Malley signs new slots deal at Rocky Gap

CUMBERLAND — Some western Maryland lawmakers have high hopes for the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort now that the state is offering better terms to prospective slot-machine operators. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed legislation Tuesday reducing the state’s take of ...

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O’Malley to sign bill to lure slots to Rocky Gap

CUMBERLAND — A spokesman for Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says the governor will sign a bill slashing the state’s share of proceeds from slot machines at the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland. The measure is aimed at ...

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Doctor settles $2M suit against practice

An obstetrician/gynecologist has settled a $2 million lawsuit against the Cumberland medical practice that fired her, allegedly in retaliation for her complaints that the office manager was referring most patients to her physician-husband, the facility’s medical director. Tri-State Community Health ...

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