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2 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Historic Maryland Theater Wants More Funding

A historic theater in western Maryland wants another $50,000 for a seat-replacement project. The Washington County Board of Commissioners previously agreed to conditionally award $200,000 in hotel tax funding to The Maryland Theatre project in Hagerstown.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Hagerstown, MD

Tue Sep 16, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Hagerstown-Washington Co. Chamber Of Commerce Names New President

The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce has selected Paul Frey as its new President and CEO. Frey had been Vice President of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce for four years before assuming his current position.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Western MD Church Linked To Slavery, Civil War

A western Maryland church is inviting people to explore its historical connections to both slavery and the war that ended it. St. Mark's Episcopal Church in the unincorporated community of Lappans in Washington County is dedicating two markers on Sunday.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

CBS Local

2 Arrested For Drugs After Md. Traffic Stop

Maryland State Police says two people have been arrested after a trooper found 100 grams of marijuana in a car during a traffic stop in Washington County. The Maryland State Police says that on Wednesday at about 1:30 a.m. a trooper from the Hagerstown barrack stopped a green 1999 Honda Accord that was speeding on Interstate 70 near Route 66. Maryland State Police says the trooper smelled marijuana and searched the vehicle, leading to the discovery of drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Hagerstown, MD

Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Commission learns of underpayment

Instead of hearing about employee overpayment during its regular meeting Wednesday, the Washington County Communications Commission learned that many dispatchers might have been underpaid for many years. During the meeting, Washington County Attorney Larry Brock, speaking for the Washington County Auditor's Office, explained that the county might owe back overtime payments to many of the dispatchers.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Shenandaoh County Fair: Livestock show results: Goats

Judge: Jeff Semler, of Washington County, Maryland. 4-H/FFA Goat Showmanship Novice Champion: Cortney McDonald Novice Reserve Champion: Joseph DiRoberto Junior Champion: Cassidy Barrett Junior Reserve Champion: Casey Wenn Senior Champion: Bethany Gochenour Senior Reserve Champion: Ethan Gochenour Grand Champion Goat Showman: Bethany Gochenour ... (more)

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WUSA-TV Washington

How young is too young to fire a gun?

It might surprise you, but there are no laws governing how young is too young to shoot a gun in our area.

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Related Topix: Guns, Hagerstown, MD

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

How young is too young to fire a gun?

It might surprise you, but there are no laws governing how young is too young to shoot a gun in our area.

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Related Topix: Guns, Hagerstown, MD

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Washington Co. ranked nation's top economic recovery leader

Washington County, Maryland, has been named the number one Economic Rapid Recovery Leader in the U.S. by Business Facilities magazine - a leading source for corporate site selectors.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Washington Examiner

Sheriff seeks public's help in identifying remains

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying human remains found in in a tributary of Antietam Creek.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Three Vehicle Crashes Tie Up Traffic On I-70

State Police in Washington county say a tractor trailer operated by Kent Nixon, 59, of Linthicum, was traveling eastbound when it came upon some heavy traffic.

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Related Topix: Linthicum, MD, Laurel, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Storms could bring heavy rain, strong winds Wednesday afternoon, evening

Severe thunderstorms were moving through Western Maryland on Wednesday afternoon and could bring periods of heavy rain and damaging wind gusts to the Baltimore area later.

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Related Topix: Weather, Boonsboro, MD, Frederick County, MD, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Forbes.com

SungardASVoice: Don't Google Me: How Your Online Reputation Can Kill Your Career

In 2012 the European Commission created the Right To Be Forgotten Privacy Ruling.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

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