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email@example.comA Republican Washington County delegate, with help from Democrats, is mounting a challenge to the repeal of the death penalty, a measure that was signed into law by Gov. Martin O’Malley earlier this week. Neil C. Parrott, R-Washington, announced...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County Board of education member Karen Harshman has questioned the practice of naming schools after individuals or families. One of her concerns, she said, was that over time, people no longer would remember who the person was, or why a...
email@example.comLarry Togans, a former eight-year member of the Jefferson County Board of Education, has been chosen to fill out the remainder of the term of former board President Peter Dougherty. The vacancy was created last month when he was appointed to succeed...
The Rev. Dr. Rose Ann (Robinson) Duckett, 75, of Washington, D.C., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 7, 2013. Born Aug. 3, 1937, in Inwood, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Douglas and Grace (Mash) Robinson. She was an alumni of the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFamily members of Wayne Jones, who died March 13 from multiple gunshot wounds when five Martinsburg police officers tried to arrest him during an altercation, claimed at a news conference Wednesday that Jones was struck 15 times by police bullets. The...
The fourth annual League of Women Voters storytelling event will be Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Women’s Club, 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown. Advanced registration costs $10 or pay $12 at the door. The agenda: “Jane Addams Made...
email@example.comGov. Martin O’Malley testified Thursday at hearings in front of the House and Senate judicial committees in support of his bill to repeal the death penalty, but a majority of Washington County legislators still support the death penalty. “Is...
African-Americans have been part of the American story from the founding of our nation. Men and women of African ancestry have been instrumental in forging the great nation we have today. For too long, racism and prejudice obscured the rich history of...
Capital News ServiceDavid M. Johnson knows how to convince people. The 65-year-old spent the majority of his adult life as an advertising executive in New York City, with clients such as Pepsi and GE Corporate. He’s even credited with coming up with Dodge’s...
Candidate’s behavior was ‘unseemly’ To the editor: After attending the NAACP candidate forum at the Clarion Hotel here in Jefferson County, W.Va., I was appalled at the behavior of Stephen Skinner, delegate candidate for the 67th...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA representative for Marylanders for Marriage Equality was in Hagerstown Tuesday night in an attempt to drum up support for a general election ballot question that would allow gay and lesbian couples to obtain a civil marriage license. Amy Adler spoke to...
A judge considering a challenge to a politically charged Pennsylvania law that requires voters to show photo identification suggested Thursday he may strike part of it so that someone who doesn’t have a valid ID at the polls can cast a provisional...
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