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Conditions were ripe, albeit rather briefly, for a tornado in the Eastern Panhandle Monday evening, but emergency officials said they received no reports of any of the violent storms forming in the area. The threatening storms tracked across Berkeley...
email@example.comFifteen years ago, Hagerstown’s eastern edge along Dual Highway near Interstate 70 was Washington County’s hotel hot spot, with four of its five busiest hotels. But these days, the locations that dominate have swung to the city’s...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe unemployment rate in Washington County fell from 9.4 percent in January to 8.8 percent in February, and the number of people working and the total labor force also dropped, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the Maryland Department of...
The Maryland Agricultural Commission will hold a public meeting Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. at the Howard County Fair Grounds Dining Hall, 2210 Howard County Fair Road, in West Friendship. Anyone interested in farming and rural topics is encouraged...
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Ned Augustus Martin, age 81, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at Grant Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 16, 1931, in Williamsport, Md., and was a son of the late Gussie Benjamin Martin and Lucy (Poffenberger) Martin. Mr....
email@example.comThe first unemployment report for Washington County in 2013 shows the jobless rate rose from 8.9 percent in December to 9.4 percent in January as the labor force added more than 2,800 people, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the...
Police looking for missing teen Police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who walked off from the Sylvan Learning center on Northern Avenue on Wednesday afternoon. Hannah McKenzie Elizabeth Gossard was taken to the center at 4 p.m. for a tutoring...
Caroline Regina Beall Long, 96, passed peacefully into the next life Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Formerly of Williamsport, Md., she resided at Sterling House in Rotonda West, Fla. She was the widow of Charles Amos Long. Born June 27, 1916, in...
The Maryland House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would allow law enforcement officials to obtain location records from mobile devices without a search warrant. Opponents of the legislation said during a House judiciary committee hearing...
Washington County’s unemployment rate rose to 8.9 percent in December, nearly a full percentage point above November’s adjusted rate of 8.1 percent, according to state figures that were released Friday. The county’s jobless rate was 8.8...
The unemployment rate in Washington County ticked up from 8 percent in October to 8.1 percent in November as the number of people working and seeking work fell, while the number of unemployed increased, according to preliminary figures released Friday...
Capital News ServiceIn poorer public school districts in Maryland, the percentage of students receiving special education is disproportionately higher than in wealthier districts, and has been since early 2000. It’s a nationwide trend that experts say isn’t...
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