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 2020-10-31 04:00 

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Today in History...

Today is the 305th day of 2020. There are 61 days left in the year. This is Halloween....

 2020-10-30 23:20 

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Trump pitches 'back to normal' as Biden warns of tough days...

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — President Donald Trump dangled a promise to get a weary, fearful nation "back to normal" on Friday as he looked to campaign past the political damage of the devastating pandemic. It was a tantalizingly rosy pitch....

 2020-10-30 21:38 

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Walmart returns guns and ammunition to US store displays...

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has reversed course, announcing it is returning ammunition and firearms to their displays in its U.S. stores....

 2020-10-30 20:51 

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Tech losses drive Wall Street down again, ending grim week...

Wall Street closed out another punishing week Friday with the S&P 500 posting its first back-to-back monthly loss since the pandemic first gripped the economy in March....

 2020-10-30 20:12 

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State leaders facing 2nd wave resist steps to curb virus...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even as a long-feared second wave of coronavirus infections strains hospitals, officials in many hard-hit states are resisting taking stronger action to stop the spread, with public fatigue and political calculations running ...

 2020-10-30 20:08 

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Body found in Garrett County woods identified as missing W.Va. man...

GRANTSVILLE — The body of a missing Morgantown, West Virginia, man was found early Friday in a heavily wooded area off Lower New Germany Road, Maryland State Police said....

 2020-10-30 18:43 

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Actor Lori Loughlin reports to prison in college scam...

BOSTON (AP) — "Full House" actor Lori Loughlin has reported to a federal prison in California to begin serving her two-month sentence for her role in the college admissions bribery scandal, authorities said Friday....

 2020-10-30 18:42 

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France mourns 3 killed in church attack, tightens security...

NICE, France — Mourners lit candles and prayed silently Friday to honor three people killed in a knife attack at a church, as France heightened security at potential targets at home and abroad amid outrage over its defense of the......

 2020-10-30 16:43 

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COVID cases continue spike...

CUMBERLAND — Cases of COVID-19 continued to spike across Western Maryland on Friday, with Allegany County reporting 46 new cases and Garrett adding slightly to its total and Frostburg State University officials elaborating on a Thursday decision to ...

 2020-10-30 15:25 

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City woman charged with drug offenses...

CUMBERLAND — A city woman is awaiting trial on drug charges following her arrest during a traffic stop Thursday, according to Cumberland Police....

 2020-10-30 14:56 

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West Virginia settles with road paving companies for $101.3M...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials announced a $101.3 million settlement Friday in an antitrust suit against 11 asphalt and paving companies the state accused of cornering the market and driving up project costs....

 2020-10-30 11:46 

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Election 2020 Today: Biden in Iowa, Trump packs in thousands...

Here's what's happening Friday in Election 2020, four days until Election Day:...

 2020-10-30 10:44 

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New arrest after France church attack, security tightened...

NICE, France (AP) — The investigation into a gruesome attack by a Tunisian man who killed three people in a French church had a second suspect in custody Friday, as France heightened its security alert amid religious and geopolitical tensions......

 2020-10-30 10:12 

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On virus, Trump and health advisers go their separate ways...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump's bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government's top health...

 2020-10-30 07:50 

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'Our heart breaks': South digs out from Zeta's wrath...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trees on top of buses and cars. Roofs ripped off homes. Boats pushed onto the highway by surging seawater. Hundreds of thousands of people left in the dark....

 2020-10-30 06:00 

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West Virginia voters laud Trump for trying to save coal...

DANVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — As a laid off coal mine electrician, Nolan Triplett doesn't think his industry will ever return to the heady days when it powered America and offered generations of Appalachians a chance at a middle class life....

 2020-10-30 04:09 

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As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands...

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled....

 2020-10-30 00:49 

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Maryland, Virginia, N Carolina reach offshore wind agreement...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina announced an agreement on Thursday to advance offshore wind development....

 2020-10-29 23:49 

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FSU suspending in-person instruction...

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University has suspended in-person instruction until at least Nov. 4, a response to rising COVID-19 cases in the region as well as increases in symptomatic cases monitored by the campus health center....

 2020-10-29 23:47 

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Tunisian carrying Quran fatally stabs 3 in French church...

NICE, France — A young Tunisian man armed with a knife and carrying a copy of the Quran attacked worshippers in a French church and killed three Thursday, prompting the government to raise its security alert to the maximum level......

 2020-10-29 23:02 

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Zeta soaks Southeast after swamping Gulf Coast; 6 dead...

ATLANTA — Millions of people were without power and at least six were dead Thursday after Hurricane Zeta slammed into Louisiana and made a beeline across the South, leaving shattered buildings, thousands of downed trees and fresh anguish over a......

 2020-10-29 22:24 

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Walmart removes guns, ammunition on display at U.S. stores...

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at its U.S. stores, citing "civil unrest" in some areas....

 2020-10-29 20:03 

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New craft brewery opens in Little Orleans...

LITTLE ORLEANS — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of the Locust Post Brewery in Little Orleans....

 2020-10-29 18:07 

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Hunters harvest 102 black bears in first three days of Maryland hunt...

CUMBERLAND — Hunters on Wednesday had harvested 102 black bears during Maryland's 17th annual hunt, which began Monday and ends Friday....

 2020-10-29 17:56 

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Police: Garrett man run over after drug deal interrupted...

MCHENRY — A McHenry man was seriously injured and a Friendsville man faces charges following a Wednesday hit-and-run incident described by police as a drug deal gone wrong....

 2020-10-29 15:24 

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Health officials warn of Halloween risks...

CUMBERLAND — As with everything else this year, Halloween festivities are going to be a little different, juggling risk with safety and taking appropriate measures with finding some sense of normalcy....

 2020-10-29 15:14 

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Johnstown federal judge denies request for ballot-counting injunction; plaintiffs plan to appeal...

A Johnstown federal judge has denied a request for an injunction that would prevent county election officials in Pennsylvania from counting some mail-in ballots received up to three days after Election Day....

 2020-10-29 14:11 

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Jobless claims fall to 751,000, but new infections a threat...

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March, but it's still historically high and indicates the viral pandemic is forcing many employers to cut jobs....

 2020-10-29 13:00 

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Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris to play CMAs...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Luke Combs and more are set to take the stage at the CMA Awards in November....

 2020-10-29 12:44 

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U.S. economy grew at 33% rate in Q3 but recovery is incomplete...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a sizzling 33.1% annual rate in the July-September quarter — by far the largest quarterly gain on record — rebounding from an epic plunge in the spring, when the eruption of the......

 2020-10-29 12:40 

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U.S. jobless claims aid fall to 751,000, virus resurges...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March, but it's still historically high and indicates the viral pandemic is still forcing many employers to cut jobs....

 2020-10-29 12:35 

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Police in Garrett County search for missing W.Va. man...

MCHENRY — A search is ongoing for a West Virginia man whose vehicle was located in Garrett County three days before he was reported missing....

 2020-10-29 12:30 

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Virus claims 25th Allegany County resident...

CUMBERLAND — Another Allegany County resident has died from complications of COVID-19....

 2020-10-29 11:40 

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The University of Pittsburgh acquires August Wilson trove...

NEW YORK — The University of Pittsburgh has acquired the archive of the late playwright and Pittsburgh native son August Wilson, a trove that contains recordings, letters, artwork, poetry, unpublished work and notebooks....

 2020-10-29 10:19 

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3 dead in knife attack in French church; terrorism suspected...

PARIS (AP) — An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, authorities said. It was the third attack in two months in France....

 2020-10-29 09:34 

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Zeta barrels northeast after battering storm-weary coast...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fast-moving Zeta weakened to a tropical storm as it barreled northeast Thursday morning after ripping through Louisiana and Mississippi where storm-weary residents were advised to stay indoors overnight while officials assessed ...

 2020-10-29 01:30 

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AHEC hosts access event for addiction resources...

CUMBERLAND — A Wednesday event hosted by AHEC West and held in concurrence with others in the region provided access to a range of resources for people in recovery and those struggling with active addiction....

 2020-10-28 23:54 

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Hurricane Zeta hits Louisiana with flooding, power outages...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Zeta slammed into Louisiana on Wednesday with New Orleans squarely in its path, pelting homes and businesses with rain and howling winds, knocking out power to thousands and threatening to push up to 9 feet......

 2020-10-28 21:13 

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Virus claims 25th Allegany County resident...

CUMBERLAND — Another Allegany County resident has died from complications of COVID-19....

 2020-10-28 20:48 

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S&P 500 sinks 3.5% as surging virus cases lead to shutdowns...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 943 points Wednesday as surging coronavirus cases forced more shutdown measures in Europe and raised fears of more restrictions in the U.S....

 2020-10-28 20:18 

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Grow West breaks ground on facility expansion...

CUMBERLAND — Representatives of the Grow West Cannabis Co. broke ground Wednesday on construction of a new facility that's expected to result in the hiring of 100 additional employees in the future....

 2020-10-28 19:58 

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Maryland official discusses outreach effort on vaccine trust...

ANNAPOLIS — As health officials face skepticism about rushed COVID-19 vaccines, Maryland will conduct outreach efforts to promote trust in a vaccine when a safe one becomes available, the state's deputy health secretary said Wednesday....

 2020-10-28 18:01 

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Keyser man killed in Garrett County motorcycle crash...

Keyser resident killed in Garrett County motorcycle crash...

 2020-10-28 17:15 

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Ruling favors governor in lawsuit over bar closures...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled in favor of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice in a lawsuit over his decision to close bars in student-heavy Monongalia due the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-10-28 17:13 

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Heightened unrest in Philadelphia after Black man's killing...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A tense Philadelphia braced for more demonstrations Wednesday over the police killing of a Black man following two nights of protests that set off clashes with police and break-ins of stores on the other side of the......

 2020-10-28 17:03 

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Zeta remnants to bring heavy rain to region...

CUMBERLAND — Remnants of Hurricane Zeta are expected to deliver heavy rain Thursday to Mountain Maryland and the Potomac Highlands region....

 2020-10-28 15:38 

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Hurricane Zeta speeds toward a storm-weary Louisiana...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana and intensifying, with landfall expected as a Category 2 hurricane Wednesday afternoon. New Orleans, where a pump system failure raised flood risks, was squarely in its way....

 2020-10-28 15:10 

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Calvary students pack more than 20,000 meals for hungry...

CRESAPTOWN — The helping spirit of Calvary Christian Academy staff and students filled the gymnasium on Wednesday morning in place of the normally large crowd of volunteers they host for their annual meal packing event....

 2020-10-28 13:41 

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Growing area with rural roots a window into swing state Ohio...

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Wood County is a mix of just about everything that makes the entire state an election bellwether with its growing suburbs, a farm culture rooted in conservative values and a university that attracts younger,......

 2020-10-28 12:30 

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Allegany captures WestMAC golf championship...

OAKLAND — Led by Darian Bauer's tournament-low 82, Allegany captured the WestMAC golf championship held Saturday at the Oakland Country Club....

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