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Agendas for this week's scheduled meetings of the Washington County Commissioners and Hagerstown's Mayor and Council (the county Board of Education is not scheduled to meet): WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS County Administration Building 100 W....
“It’s Earth Week. There should be zero tolerance in Hagerstown and Washington County for littering of cigarette butts; burning cigarette butts in roadways, and cigarette butts in our beautiful parks.” — Hagerstown “In regard...
email@example.comAfter throat cancer took his voice box, it took David Briles three years to learn how to speak a complete sentence by burping continuously. The 59-year-old Charleston, W.Va., native never regained much of his ability to laugh again, but was determined...
Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Francis, associating himself with the humble 13th-century Italian preacher...
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...
Congratulations to the American public, which has had the guts to stand up, look deep within its soul and boldly say with unified voice: “We are not drunk enough.” Forget the sequestration, universal health care, immigration, gun control,...
Tags: Gun Control, Washington, DC, Russia, Interior Policy, Politics
firstname.lastname@example.orgFor the first time since Gregory XII stepped down from the Throne of St. Peter in 1415, the leader of the Catholic Church is resigning. Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to step down took by surprise many local members of the Roman Catholic Church on...
Associated PressIn the second deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in five months, a suicide bomber struck the American Embassy in Ankara on Friday, killing a Turkish security guard in what the White House described as a terrorist attack. Washington immediately...
Tags: U.S. Embassy, Religion and Belief, Terrorism, Politics, Israel
Proponents for same-sex marriage have erroneously spun the narrative that approving this drastic change won’t materially impact society beyond expanding the pool of eligible participants. The truth is this ballot question vastly impacts areas far...
The garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a fire had been turning out clothes for Wal-Mart, Disney, Sears and other major retailers — some of whom say they thought they had stopped doing business with the place. The...
On Oct. 22, five high school students were inducted into the Colossians 3:17 Chapter of the Broadfording Christian Academy National Honor Society. A candlelight ceremony was held in the church auditorium in honor of the inductees who were recognized for...
email@example.comThe attorney for a man charged with murder who fought extradition from Great Britain for more than five years said Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court that he wants his client’s trial postponed, in part because many witnesses in the 2006...
Tags: England, Trials, Brooklyn (New York City), Politics, Murder
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