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O’Malley calls snowy Garrett Co. ‘my whole state’

OAKLAND — Gov. Martin O’Malley focused resources Thursday on restoring electricity to Garrett County and checking on snowbound residents suffering their fourth day without power after a blizzard spawned by Superstorm Sandy buried western Maryland’s mountains under more than two ...

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Frosh: Majority of Senate would support fracking moratorium

A majority of the state Senate would support a legislative moratorium on hydraulic fracturing if such a bill is released from committee, Sen. Brian E. Frosh said Wednesday.

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Raskin, Frosh to join in calling for fracking moratorium

A pair of Montgomery County senators are planning to join a colleague in the House of Delegates in supporting a moratorium on a controversial drilling technique used to extract natural gas. Sen. Jamin B. “Jamie” Raskin and Sen. Brian E. ...

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Md. black bear season opens with expanded quota

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland’s black bear hunting season is opening with an expanded kill quota and more hunters to help manage the growing population. The season opens Monday, with hunting restricted to the two westernmost counties, Allegany and Garrett. The season ...

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Open-records group praises Garrett Co. improvements

OAKLAND — A national open-records group is applauding Garrett County for putting more government information online. The Alexandria, Va.-based Sunshine Review said Wednesday that it’s boosting the county’s transparency grade from a C to an A-minus. The county launched a ...

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On borrowed time

A large white rabbit near our house is now living on borrowed time. Part of a domestic rabbit “experiment” last fall, the animal was set free by neighbor’s friends who had rabbits in cages. The herd needed thinning after a ...

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