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Tuesday Jul 8 | WTOP-FM Washington

Police search for teen reported missing in Western Md.

Maryland State Police are searching for a teen boy who was reported missing from a state-run group home in Garrett County and is now believed to have committed several crimes while on the run.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Garrett County, MD, Hagerstown, MD

Tuesday Jul 8 | Baltimore News

Fire marshal honoring western Md. investigators

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is honoring law enforcement officers whose work led to the convictions of eight people for setting 42 fires in western Maryland last year.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Frederick County, MD

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Rosie the Riveter was proud to help

The then-Jane Snyder grew up on a dairy farm in Leitersburg, Maryland, and knew nothing about factory work before she got a job at the Fairchild Aircraft plant in Hagerstown in 1942.

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Related Topix: Leitersburg, MD, Hagerstown, MD

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

First responders from three counties called to house fire

Fire companies from Berkeley County, Jefferson County and Washington County, Maryland, responded to a house fire on Duncan Road on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Ex-Chambersburg man gets 20 years for robbery conspiracy with juvenile

HAGERSTOWN, MD. >> A former Chambersburg man, Charles Benjamin McNeal, was sentenced to 20 years during a hearing at Washington County Courthouse Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Opinion

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Edith L. Sweigert

Edith Lucy Sweigert , 91, of Harpers Ferry, formerly of Hagerstown, Maryland, passed away to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Jefferson Medical Center in Ranson.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, World News, Germany,

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Police ID woman, 2 babies found dead in car in Md.

Investigators on Friday ruled out the possibility that someone else killed a 32-year-old woman and her two baby daughters whose bodies were found in their car in a middle school parking lot in Hagerstown.

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ABC News

Police ID Woman, 2 Babies Found Dead in Car in Md.

Investigators on Friday ruled out the possibility that someone else killed a 32-year-old woman and her two baby daughters whose bodies were found in their car in a middle school parking lot in Hagerstown.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

$180,000 Given to Upgrade Wicomico Baseball Field

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources said the upgrades are made possible by Program Open Space.

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Related Topix: Wicomico County, MD, Carroll County, MD, Westminster, MD

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Patch.com

Montgomery Leaders Seek to Make Marijuana Offenses Lowest Priority

Seven of the nine Montgomery County Council members support new legislation that would make marijuana the lowest priority for police officers and state attorneys.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WFMD-AM Frederick

Red Cross Continues To Assist Clear Spring Residents

Relief work continues in the community of Clear Spring in Washington County, which was devastated by last week's flooding.

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Related Topix: Clear Spring, MD

Mon Jun 16, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Ernst Named Deputy Fire Marshal Of The Year

A deputy state fire marshal who investigated a multi-county arson spree in the region in 2013 has been named deputy fire marshal of the year.

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Related Topix: Fire

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Taste of the Valley June 21 in Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN, MD >> Festival organizers anticipate that on June 21, as many as 2,500 attendees will sample local wines alongside an assortment of cheese, meat, fruit and other "foodie" delights, all locally produced and presented by Washington County restaurateurs and farmers.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Wine, Drink, Leitersburg, MD, Leonardtown, MD, Opinion

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Baltimore News

US 40 in western Md. remains closed after flooding

Washington County highway officials say a 5-mile section of U.S. 40 remains closed after a flash flood in the western Maryland town of Clear Spring.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Clear Spring, MD, Hagerstown, MD

Fri Jun 13, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Flood threatens more Clear Spring, Md., residents

Washington County officials are urging people who live along Conococheague Creek to consider moving to higher ground.

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Related Topix: Clear Spring, MD, Weather, Big Pool, MD

The Washington Post

Extreme flooding in western Maryland Thursday

Over the course of just a couple hours Thursday afternoon, 3 to 5 inches of rain inundated parts of western Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Weather, Clear Spring, MD, Hagerstown, MD

Baltimore News

Dozens rescued from western Md. floodwaters

Building inspectors are assessing the safety of about 20 homes in the western Maryland community of Clear Spring after flash flooding forced the evacuation of dozens of residents.

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Related Topix: Weather, Clear Spring, MD

Thu Jun 12, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Fatal Crash In Washington County Under Investigation

Maryland State Police in Hagerstown continue to investigate a fatal crash Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Leitersburg, MD

Baltimore News

No charges against Md. deputy in pedestrian fatal

Washington County State's Attorney Charles Strong won't bring criminal charges against a sheriff's deputy who fatally struck a woman with his patrol car on a main Hagerstown thoroughfare.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD

Watersblogged

Washington County, Maryland Leadership Guides Unemployment Rate to...

'We've taken a job-by-job approach with a focus on expanding economic development opportunities for our citizens,' said Sarah Lankford Sprecher, Washington County, Md.

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