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 2021-01-16 05:00 

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Today in History...

Today is the 16th day of 2021. There are 349 days left in the year....

 2021-01-16 01:49 

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The Latest: Oregon governor blames feds for vaccine delay...

SALEM, Ore. - Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that plans to vaccinate Oregon residents over 65 starting next week would have to be delayed and scaled back substantially as she accused the Trump administration of backtracking on a promise of......

 2021-01-16 01:19 

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The Latest: TSA says some people could be barred from planes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's impeachment and the fallout from the Jan. 6 attack of the Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists (all times local):...

 2021-01-16 00:59 

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NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation's most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York....

 2021-01-15 23:13 

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Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning just before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration to begin his post-presidential life in Florida....

 2021-01-15 23:10 

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Former Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller dies...

ANNAPOLIS — Thomas V. Mike Miller, a major force in Maryland politics for decades and the nation's longest-serving state Senate president, has died, his family said. He was 78....

 2021-01-15 22:34 

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Local health departments distributing COVID-19 vaccines 'as quickly as we receive them'...

CUMBERLAND — The speed and progress of Allegany County's COVID-19 vaccination effort depends on the amount of vaccine received, local health department officials said Friday....

 2021-01-15 21:45 

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Hogan declares state of emergency for inauguration...

ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency on Friday related to next week's presidential inauguration, and he is asking for a presidential disaster declaration to reimburse the state for costs due to last week's...

 2021-01-15 20:54 

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Official: No 'direct evidence' of plot to kill at Capitol...

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal prosecutors said there was "strong evidence" the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to "capture and assassinate elected officials," but the head of the investigation cautioned Friday th...

 2021-01-15 20:41 

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Biden's aid plan could revamp economy, prompt GOP resistance...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The $1.9 trillion rescue plan unveiled by President-elect Joe Biden offers the chance to sculpt the U.S. economy toward the Democrats' liking: a $15 minimum wage, aid to poor families and federal dollars going to public schools....

 2021-01-15 20:32 

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Maryland Senate overrides some of governor's vetoes...

ANNAPOLIS (AP) — The Maryland Senate voted Friday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a measure to fund a first-in-the-nation state board that focuses on making high-cost prescription drugs more affordable....

 2021-01-15 20:11 

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Heritage Days expected to make September return...

CUMBERLAND — The popular Heritage Days festival will return in September....

 2021-01-15 18:07 

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'This is not a game': Global virus death toll hits 2 million...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million Friday, crossing the threshold amid a vaccine rollout so immense but so uneven that in some countries there is real hope of vanquishing the outbreak, while in......

 2021-01-15 17:14 

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Mineral COVID-19 cases continue decline...

KEYSER, W.Va. — Days ahead of students' return to the classroom, Mineral County entered "gold" status Friday on the state's color-coded daily map for the first time in months....

 2021-01-15 16:45 

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Hogan announces $30M in relief for entertainment venues...

ANNAPOLIS (AP) — The state of Maryland is allocating $30 million in emergency relief for music and entertainment venues, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday....

 2021-01-15 16:27 

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Federal watchdogs open probe of response to Capitol riot...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal watchdogs launched a sweeping review of how the FBI, the Pentagon and other law enforcement agencies responded to the riot at the U.S. Capitol, including whether there were failures in information sharing and other preparat...

 2021-01-15 16:26 

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Piedmont sets public meeting...

 2021-01-15 16:00 

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The Latest: Vaccine rollout uneven in some southern states...

ATLANTA — The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but some states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates. Data from the states and the CDC shows less than 2% of the population......

 2021-01-15 15:49 

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The Latest: Calls to governors for more Guard troops for D.C....

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's impeachment and the fallout from the Jan. 6 attack of the Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists (all times local):...

 2021-01-15 14:32 

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Pentagon says U.S. has dropped to 2,500 troops in Afghanistan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has met its goal of reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan to about 2,500 by Friday, a drawdown that appears to violate a last-minute congressional prohibition....

 2021-01-15 14:25 

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Man convicted in 3 killings to be last executed under Trump...

COLLEGE PARK (AP) — The last federal inmate facing execution before President Donald Trump leaves office was sentenced to death for the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge, a crime that led to a life sentence for......

 2021-01-15 13:30 

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Grant County man indicted on federal drug charge...

ELKINS, W.Va. — A Grant County man was indicted last month on a federal drug distribution charge, according to U.S. Attorney Bill Powell....

 2021-01-15 13:29 

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Biden taps former FDA chief Kessler to lead vaccine science...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has picked a former Food and Drug commissioner to lead vaccine science in his drive to put 100 million shots into the arms of Americans in his administration's first 100 days and stem the......

 2021-01-15 12:04 

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Biden picks familiar faces for top roles at FEMA, CIA...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is nominating New York emergency department commissioner Deanne Criswell to serve as the Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator and has tapped former CIA deputy director David Cohen to return to...

 2021-01-15 11:32 

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U.S. executes Virginia gang killer despite COVID-19 infection...

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. government executed a drug trafficker Thursday for slaying seven people in a burst of violence in Virginia's capital in 1992, with some witnesses in the death-chamber building applauding as the 52-year-old was p...

 2021-01-15 10:38 

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Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump's supporters massed outside the Capitol last week and sang the national anthem, a line of men wearing olive-drab helmets and body armor trudged purposefully up the marble stairs in a single-file line, ...

 2021-01-15 01:33 

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Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy...

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end "a crisis of deep human suffering" by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic's prol...

 2021-01-15 01:12 

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Expanded vaccine rollout in US spawns a new set of problems...

The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots....

 2021-01-15 01:12 

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Expanded vaccine rollout in U.S. spawns a new set of problems...

The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots....

 2021-01-15 01:04 

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Man gets life prison sentence for killing on college campus...

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A white man who stabbed a Black college student to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland's flagship College Park campus was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for what prosecutors claimed......

 2021-01-15 00:19 

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Trump impeachment trial to focus on his attacks on election...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's historic second impeachment could go to trial as soon as Inauguration Day, with U.S. senators serving not only as jurors but as shaken personal witnesses and victims of the deadly siege of the Capitol by......

 2021-01-14 23:13 

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National Guard troops flooding in as Washington locks down...

WASHINGTON — All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several blocks was the beeping of forklifts unloading more fencing....

 2021-01-14 22:04 

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Maryland announces expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility...

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday....

 2021-01-14 22:03 

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Overdose deaths soar in region...

CUMBERLAND — Western Maryland saw the state's largest percent increase in opioid deaths in the third quarter of 2020, according to a recently-released state report....

 2021-01-14 21:22 

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The Latest: 21,000 National Guard troops approved for DC...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's impeachment and the fallout from the Jan. 6 attack of the Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists (all times local):...

 2021-01-14 20:55 

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RIP: Mars digger bites the dust after 2 years on red planet...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA declared the Mars digger dead Thursday after failing to burrow deep into the red planet to take its temperature....

 2021-01-14 16:39 

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Unclear who presides at Trump trial if he's out of office...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Constitution says the chief justice is to preside at the impeachment trial of a president. But what about an ex-president?...

 2021-01-14 16:36 

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The Latest: N.Y. congressman latest to test positive for virus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's impeachment and the fallout from the Jan. 6 attack of the Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists (all times local):...

 2021-01-14 16:28 

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Trump impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an extraordinary end to the defeated president's tenure in the White House....

 2021-01-14 16:26 

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US unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes toll...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and a sign that the resurgent virus has likely escalated layoffs....

 2021-01-14 16:22 

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Bowling Green fire injures one...

CUMBERLAND — A small fire Wednesday evening in the basement of an Iris Avenue residence resulted in one minor injury, according to the Allegany County Department of Emergency Services....

 2021-01-14 16:19 

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Hot again: 2020 sets yet another global temperature record...

Earth's rising fever hit or neared record hot temperature levels in 2020, global weather groups reported Thursday....

 2021-01-14 15:55 

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Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy dies...

Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of the magic duo Siegfried & Roy who entertained millions with illusions using rare animals, has died in Las Vegas, his publicist tells The Associated Press. He was 81....

 2021-01-14 15:23 

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Vaccines and masks: Biden plan aims to break pandemic cycle...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A coronavirus action plan being unveiled by President-elect Joe Biden centers on a mass vaccination campaign and closer coordination among all levels of government....

 2021-01-14 15:15 

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Keyser adopts fairness ordinance...

KEYSER, W.Va. — The Keyser City Council adopted Wednesday an ordinance protecting residents from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and other protected classes....

 2021-01-14 14:39 

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ACM graduates 187 in virtual commencement...

CUMBERLAND — Allegany College of Maryland recognized 187 graduates at the conclusion of the fall session who earned a total of 203 associate degrees and certificates. A recording of the virtual commencement exercises is available on the college'...

 2021-01-14 14:30 

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Maryland man turns self in, faces charges in Capitol breach...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who was fired from his job after wearing his company badge as he stormed the U.S. Capitol during the violent siege by supporters of President Donald Trump has turned himself in....

 2021-01-14 12:58 

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Lady Gaga to sing anthem, J-Lo to perform at inauguration...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Joe Biden's inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when Biden is sworn in as the nation's 46th president......

 2021-01-14 11:11 

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WHO team arrives in Wuhan to investigate pandemic origins...

WUHAN, China (AP) — A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might tr...

 2021-01-14 10:54 

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Expecting trouble, DC locks down a week before inauguration...

WASHINGTON (AP) — All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several blocks was the beeping of forklifts unloading more fencing....

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