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Letters to the Editor – 7/22/11

DOT, DGS: State Center article got it wrong We request that you print this letter as a response to certain errors that were included in a recent Daily Record article (“Lawsuit over State Center redevelopment to go forward”). The article ...

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$100K grant fosters trail-related jobs in western Maryland

CUMBERLAND — A $100,000 federal grant is helping to create jobs along the western Maryland section of a Pittsburgh-to-Washington bicycling route. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the award Monday from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Maryland Trail ...

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3 firms interested in 3rd round of Rocky Gap slots license bidding

The taxes are lower, the incentives are higher and more developers are interested this time around, but building a casino in Western Maryland remains a risky bet, would-be casino owners said. A state commission plans to try its luck again ...

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Gov. O’Malley’s order bans fracking until 2014

After the General Assembly failed to pass a bill imposing a moratorium on drilling for natural gas in Western Maryland’s portion of the Marcellus Shale, Gov. Martin O’Malley imposed a de facto halt to the efforts Monday when he issued ...

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Study finds gas in drinking water near drilling sites

WASHINGTON — New research is providing some of the first scientific evidence that a controversial gas drilling technique can contaminate drinking water. The study published Monday found potentially dangerous concentrations of methane gas in water from wells near drilling sites ...

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