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The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
Associated PressPresident Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint on Wednesday that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits, raising taxes on the wealthy and trimming popular benefit programs including Social Security and...
It’s time for a gun-control amendment To the editor: I practiced law for more than 30 years and I understand the difficulty and the risk in convening a constitutional convention. But this is not an unprecedented solution. To grant blacks freedom,...
Conservatives exist in an ‘information bubble’ To the editor: I was fascinated by Ned Garrett’s conclusion (Feb. 22) that Barack Obama’s re-election was the result of “voter apathy.” Garrett professes the tea party...
Editorial unfairly characterized Paul Miller To the editor: I was dismayed to read The Herald-Mail’s negative portrayal of Paul Miller, the former director of the Humane Society of Washington County, in a Feb. 14 editorial. I’ve known him...
Associated PressPresident Barack Obama set up high-stakes clashes with Republicans over guns, immigration, taxes and climate change in a State of the Union address that showcased his determination to mark his legacy. Republicans urged Obama to get out of campaign mode...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County’s home sales market bumped up in 2012 over the previous year for its first annual increase since before the recession. Sales rose 2 percent to $187.7 million in total purchases, compared to $183.5 million in 2011, according to...
Europe has shown us our future To the editor: The presidential election and the hoopla of winning has deteriorated into the expectation of payback. Leaders in Detroit want their share of the spoils (federal funds). This was made clear by a city...
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A majority of taxpayers won’t be permitted to file their 2012 federal income taxes until Jan. 30 to give the Internal Revenue Service time to update forms and instructions that changed as a result of the American Taxpayer Relief Act. Congress...
Associated PressThe United States could lose its top credit rating for the second time from a leading agency if there's a delay in raising the country's debt ceiling, Fitch Ratings warned Tuesday. Congress has to increase the country's debt limit, which effectively...
I was in Hagerstown last month meeting with Sens. Christopher Shank and David Brinkley, Dels. LeRoy Myers and Neil Parrott, and business leaders in Washington County. The general consensus is that we are all disgusted with the utter and complete...
“Funny that I went to school, back in the 1990s, God was still in the schools, we had guns and no cops. Now we don’t have any God in schools, but we have guns and cops. What does this say to the world?” — Hagerstown “NRA...
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