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Award-winning Western Md. farm does a lot on a little

When Ali Mohadjer was around 7 years old, his father retired and began gardening at their home in Iran. As he helped his father with his roses and cherry trees, he said recently, he developed a “little green thumb,” and an aspiration: to one day have a little orchard, farm or garden of his own.

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Window-blind maker adding 250 jobs in western Md.

CUMBERLAND — Hunter Douglas says it’s adding 250 jobs at its window-blind factory in Cumberland. The Cumberland Times-News reported in its Friday edition that the company expects to hire the new workers by July. A spokeswoman says the plant currently ...

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Md. rural counties group plans economic summit

CUMBERLAND — A coalition of rural counties is planning an economic summit next month in Annapolis to get the word out about the importance of rural communities to Maryland’s economy. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the Maryland Rural Counties Coalition ...

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