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Md. man pleads, could get 50 years for child porn

HAGERSTOWN — Washington County prosecutors are seeking a 50-year sentence for a man who was featured on “America’s Most Wanted” after fleeing from child pornography charges in Maryland. The Herald-Mail newspaper of Hagerstown reports that 46-year-old Robert Mulkern pleaded guilty ...

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Md. inmate homicides spiked in 2012

HAGERSTOWN — Inmate-on-inmate homicides at Maryland state prisons spiked in 2012 to seven, the highest number in at least 11 years, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Tuesday. The seven slayings, up from four in 2011, ...

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Plan for old Hagerstown hospital up for discussion

HAGERSTOWN — Hagerstown officials are considering a proposed redevelopment concept for the former Washington County Hospital properties in the city’s East End. Meritus Health owns the largely vacant tracts of land. The Herald-Mail reports the company unveiled its initial plan ...

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Hagerstown looks anew at downtown redevelopment

HAGERSTOWN — The city of Hagerstown is taking a fresh look at downtown redevelopment. The agenda for Tuesday’s City Council meeting includes a presentation from Towson-based Sora Development. The company is a partner in a public-private revitalization effort in Glassboro, ...

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Hagerstown Community College sees enrollment spike

HAGERSTOWN — Hagerstown Community College has jumped ahead of all other community colleges in Maryland in enrollment growth. The Maryland Higher Education Commission says enrollment at HCC grew by 6.8 percent this fall. That’s the highest-percentage increase in the state. ...

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