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AG Gansler: Part of wind turbine bill unconstitutional

OAKLAND — Maryland’s attorney general has deemed a portion of a law aimed at putting distance between wind turbines and homes unconstitutional. The Times-News reports that Attorney General Douglas Gansler wrote Gov. Martin O’Malley in May noting that a portion ...

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Sewage spill prompts Deep Creek Lake restrictions

McHENRY — Garrett County officials say about 36,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a creek that flows into Deep Creek Lake. Officials imposed swimming and fishing restrictions in the north western end of Marsh Run Cove where the domestic wastewater ...

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2 captured after escape from Md. juvenile facility

WESTERNPORT — Authorities say two 17-year-old boys escaped from the Backbone Mountain Youth Center in Garrett County, but were captured within hours. The Cumberland Times-News reports that an Allegany County deputy sheriff and deputies and officers from other agencies found ...

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