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Allegany County

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  • Place to be: Garrett or Allegany counties

     
    Hard to find a pleasant forecast anywhere in Maryland today. There are Excessive Heat and Air Quality alerts up for the entire state on Thursday. Almost, anyway. If you head west, to Garrett or Allegany counties, you'll find the only alert-free......
  • Freeze watch posted tonight for northern counties

     
    We're in for a drippy day today in Central Maryland as we wait for the next cold front to move through late this afternoon. And once it finally gets by us, we're in for some of the first really nippy temperatures of......
  • Prison inmate found dead in his cell

    A 57-year-old prison inmate was found dead Thursday night inside a maximum-security prison cell in Allegany County, state police said. The man was an inmate at the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland. Division of Correction officials have...
  • Maryland environmental enforcement actions: Naughty Businesses of the Week

    The Maryland Department of the Environment has announced enforcement actions for the following businesses: Land Pollution LEAD: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program enforces mandatory requirements to reduce lead paint risk in rental...
  • Schaefer helped Western Maryland, too

    When Marylanders reflect on William Donald Schaefer's life in public office, his most defining accomplishments are obviously related to tourism and economic development. Most folks would immediately and appropriately point to the World Trade Center, the...
  • Slots panel wants to make Rocky Gap more attractive

    State slots commissioners are urging lawmakers to loosen the requirements for prospective developers of a casino at Rocky Gap in Western Maryland, which has proved the least attractive of the five sites approved for slot-machine gambling. Two requests...
  • Same-sex marriage opponents set to turn in first petitions

    Same-sex marriage opponents set to turn in first petitions
    Church-led activists hoping to repeal Maryland's same-sex marriage law plan to deliver the first batch of petitions ahead of schedule this week, and they say the number of signatures will far exceed the mark. The question is: By how much? There's little...
  • Md. yet to distribute $3.6M in slots funds for small businesses

    Nearly two years after Maryland's first casino opened, the state has yet to dole out any of the $3.6 million in slots revenue that has accumulated for small, minority- and women-owned businesses, frustrating advocates and lawmakers. State officials are...
  • Craig wants Harford considered for casino site

     Harford County Executive David R. Craig has asked a work group appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley to consider allowing a casino to open in that jurisdiction despite the proximity of an existing slots parlor in neighboring Cecil County. Craig,...
  • With no table games, will Maryland Live Casino draw young gamblers?

    With no table games, will Maryland Live Casino draw young gamblers?
    Last month, David Tewell gathered a group of friends and headed north to Atlantic City's new Golden Nugget casino and resort for two nights of eating well, club-hopping and, of course, gambling. For the 27-year-old Annapolis resident, hitting the poker...
  • Cordish unimpressed by windfall projection

    National Harbor's hired expert on the gambling industry is predicting that the Cordish Cos.' Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills would enjoy an $84 million annual windfall from a gambling expansion plan favored by the developers of the Prince George'...