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 2022-10-07 20:29 

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Maryland court upholds earlier mail-in ballot count...

Maryland's highest court has upheld a lower court's granting of an emergency petition from the state elections board that will allow mail-in ballots to be counted earlier than currently allowed by state law. Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge M...

 2022-10-07 19:45 

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Official: Maryland student in custody after stabbing attempt...

One student has been taken into custody after an attempted stabbing in a Maryland high school cafeteria. The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says the situation at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School on Friday was an isolated incident, no one was......

 2022-10-07 18:39 

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Uvalde schools suspend entire police force after outrage...

Uvalde school leaders have pulled its embattled campus police force off the job four months after the Robb Elementary School shooting. The decision Friday follows a wave of new outrage over the hiring of a former Texas state trooper who......

 2022-10-07 17:45 

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Mayor declares state of emergency for NYC over migrants...

New York City's mayor has declared a state of emergency over the thousands of migrants being sent from southern border states. Mayor Eric Adams said Friday that the demand being put on the city to provide housing and other assistance......

 2022-10-07 17:38 

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Stocks slump on fears about rates, recession after jobs data...

Stocks are slumping on worries that a still-strong U.S jobs market may actually make a recession more likely. The S&P 500 was 2.6% lower Friday after the government said employers hired more workers last month than expected. Wall Street is......

 2022-10-07 17:03 

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Ukraine city takes more hits as apartment attack deaths rise...

Russia is concentrating attacks in its increasingly troubled invasion of Ukraine on areas it illegally annexed. The governor of the Zaporizhzhia region said Friday that Russian forces fired more missiles at the regional capital and also used used Iranian-...

 2022-10-07 16:50 

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Nobel Peace Prize to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine...

This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to jailed Belarus rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian group Memorial and the Ukrainian organization Center for Civil Liberties. Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, said ...

 2022-10-07 16:20 

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Thais mourn dozens, mainly kids, killed in day care attack...

Relatives wailed and collapsed in grief over the small coffins of children after a fired police officer stormed a rural Thai day care center at naptime and massacred dozens of people. Thailand's deadliest mass killing left virtually no one untouched.....

 2022-10-07 15:50 

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Another month of solid US hiring suggests more big Fed hikes...

America's employers slowed their hiring in September but still added 263,000 jobs, a solid figure that will likely keep the Federal Reserve on pace to keep raising interest rates aggressively to fight persistently high inflation. Hiring fell from 315,...

 2022-10-07 15:29 

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Org. of American States boss faces probe over relationship...

The Associated Press has learned that the head of the Organization of American States is facing an internal investigation into allegations he carried on an intimate relationship with a staffer that may have violated the organization's code of ethics. ...

 2022-10-07 15:08 

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Biden: Nuclear 'Armageddon' risk highest since '62 crisis...

President Joe Biden says the risk of nuclear "Armageddon" is at the highest level since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, as Russian officials speak of the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons after suffering massive setbacks in the eight-mo...

 2022-10-07 14:50 

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LaVale garage fire injures 2...

LAVALE — Two people were injured Thursday evening when fire significantly damaged a garage in LaVale....

 2022-10-07 12:30 

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PODCAST: Views from the Press Box - Episode 16...

Cumberland Times-News sportswriters Kyle Bennett and Alex Rychwalski sit down to discuss tonight's high school football action, including a highly-anticipated meeting between No. 1 Fort Hill and No. 2 Mountain Ridge in Frostburg....

 2022-10-07 12:22 

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Cumberland man charged in child neglect investigation...

CUMBERLAND — A city man is awaiting trial after Cumberland Police officers were called recently to UPMC Western Maryland for a matter involving a child who was allegedly abandoned....

 2022-10-07 12:15 

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Battle for No. 1: Fort Hill travels to Mountain Ridge tonight...

FROSTBURG — The Fort Hill-Mountain Ridge matchup is one plenty of people have had circled on their calendars over the past year-plus....

 2022-10-07 12:00 

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Allegany dominant in 55-6 win over Southern...

OAKLAND, Md. — Allegany traveled to Oakland and left with a dominant 55-6 win over Southern on Thursday....

 2022-10-07 09:48 

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US carrier, S. Korea warships start new drills amid tensions...

The nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan has begun a new round of naval drills with South Korean warships. The two-day training that began Friday came a day after North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the sea and......

 2022-10-07 08:00 

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National Park Service awards $2.4M for W.Va. projects...

The National Park Service is funding recreation and restoration projects in West Virginia state and local parks with $2.4 million. The awards include $900,000 to Mannington Hough Park pool replacement, $750,000 to Canaan Valley State Park Trails accessibi...

 2022-10-07 07:53 

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Police: 2 dead, 6 injured in stabbings along Las Vegas Strip...

Police say an attacker killed two people and wounded six others in stabbings along the Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Yoni Barrios, 32, was booked on two counts of murder and six counts of attempted murder late......

 2022-10-07 04:00 

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Today in History: October 7, Fox News Channel's debut...

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 2022-10-07 01:13 

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Ian evacuees return to mud, rubble as death toll hits 101...

Hurricane Ian's death toll has climbed into the triple digits. The number of recorded storm-related deaths rose Thursday to at least 101 in the eight days since the storm made landfall in southwest Florida. Of the total deaths, 92 were......

 2022-10-06 23:07 

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Suggestions offered for former Allegany High School land...

CUMBERLAND — A pair of Cumberland residents said Thursday that senior residential living facilities should be among the choices for the vacant land where the former Allegany High School once stood....

 2022-10-06 21:58 

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WVa Supreme Court OKs non-public school scholarship program...

A program that incentivizes West Virginia families to pull their children out of K-12 public schools by offering them state-funded scholarships can resume. The state Supreme Court issued an order on Thursday reversing a lower court's ruling. The Hope ...

 2022-10-06 20:18 

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Uvalde schools fire ex-Texas trooper who was at shooting...

Uvalde school officials have abruptly fired a former Texas state trooper who was on scene of the Robb Elementary School massacre in May and then hired by the school district. The firing Thursday came after CNN first reported that Crimson......

 2022-10-06 20:14 

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Man pleads guilty to seditious conspiracy for Capitol attack...

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to plotting with other members of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group to violently stop the transfer of presidential power after the 2020 election. Jeremy Joseph Bertino is the first Proud Boys member......

 2022-10-06 20:02 

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Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana...

President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of "simple possession" of marijuana under federal law, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug and addressing charging practices that disproporti...

 2022-10-06 19:14 

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Drug gang kills 20 in attack on city hall in southern Mexico...

A drug gang has shot to death 20 people, including a mayor and his father in the mountains of southern Mexico. A video posted on social media showed men identifying themselves as the Tequileros gang claiming responsibility for the shooting......

 2022-10-06 19:10 

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After being swept last season, Ravens face Bengals again...

The Cincinnati Bengals return to play the Ravens on Sunday night in Baltimore. That's the site of the Bengals' 41-17 victory last season. Cincinnati also trounced the Ravens 41-21 in a December rematch, when Joe Burrow threw for 525 yards......

 2022-10-06 18:54 

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Federal judge halts key parts of New York's new gun law...

New York's attorney general says her office will appeal a federal judge's ruling that halted key provisions of the state's new rules on guns. The judge ordered a temporary hold earlier Thursday over restrictions on where people can carry weapo...

 2022-10-06 18:18 

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'Our worst fears': Kidnapped baby, parents, uncle found dead...

Police say a baby girl, her parents and uncle have been found dead in a central California orchard two days after they were kidnapped at gunpoint from their business. Sheriff Vern Warnke announced Wednesday that the bodies were found in......

 2022-10-06 18:10 

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'Forever chemicals' in deer, fish challenge hunters, tourism...

Wildlife agencies in the U.S. are finding elevated levels of a class of toxic chemicals in game animals such as deer. The discovery is prompting health advisories in parts of the country where hunting and fishing are ways of life......

 2022-10-06 18:07 

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Former cop attacks Thai day care center, kills at least 36...

A former police officer facing a drug charge burst into a day care center in Thailand, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers and then shooting more people as he fled. At least 36 people were killed Thursday in the deadliest......

 2022-10-06 17:45 

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Jan. 6 committee schedules next public hearing for Oct. 13...

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has scheduled its next hearing for Oct. 13. That will be the committee's first public session since a series of blockbuster hearings in late July that touched on nearly......

 2022-10-06 17:08 

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Harrowing rescues save migrants off Greece; at least 22 die...

Bodies are floating amid splintered wreckage in the water off two Greek islands as the death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats in Greek waters has risen to 22, with many still missing. Residents of the island of......

 2022-10-06 17:00 

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Maryland, bay states criticized days before big environmental meeting...

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania, the states with the largest runoff into the Chesapeake Bay, are not on track to meet their goals to restore the nation's largest estuary by 2025....

 2022-10-06 16:54 

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City to pay $12M to kin of Prude, Black man killed by police...

Rochester officials have agreed to pay $12 million to the children of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died after police held him down until he stopped breathing on a snowy street in the upstate New York city. A federal......

 2022-10-06 16:49 

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Whistleblower: Hundreds left FBI over misconduct in 20 years...

A U.S. senator says a whistleblower has alleged that an internal review found 665 FBI personnel have resigned or retired to avoid accountability in misconduct probes over the past two decades. The whistleblower told the office of Iowa Republican Chuck......

 2022-10-06 16:19 

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EXPLAINER: How will OPEC+ cuts affect oil prices, inflation?...

Oil cartel OPEC and its allies are cutting production. And that means oil prices are likely going up. The OPEC+ alliance says they're trying to support prices against future sagging demand from an uncertain and slowing global economy. Saudi Arabia'...

 2022-10-06 16:07 

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11 turkey farm workers charged with cruelty caught on video...

Eleven people working for a leading turkey producer have been charged with animal cruelty in Pennsylvania after state police said they were caught on video kicking, stomping and beating turkeys at several farms. Pennsylvania State Police said Thursday tha...

 2022-10-06 15:51 

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West Side street work scheduled...

CUMBERLAND — Several streets on Cumberland's West Side will be temporarily closed next week as crews complete chip sealing work....

 2022-10-06 15:24 

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Family of victim in 'Serial' case asks court to halt case...

The family of the victim in the murder case chronicled in the first season of the "Serial" podcast has asked Maryland's intermediate appellate court to halt Adnan Syed's court case pending the family's appeal of a judge's overturni...

 2022-10-06 15:19 

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Amazon to hire 150,000 workers for holidays, similar to 2021...

Amazon will hire 150,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees across its warehouses ahead of the holiday season. The announcement, made Thursday, shows the e-commerce behemoth is taking a less conservative approach to its holiday planning than Walm...

 2022-10-06 14:57 

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French writer Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel Prize in literature...

French author Annie Ernaux has won this year's Nobel Prize in Literature. The Swedish Academy said Ernaux, 82, was recognized for "the courage and clinical acuity" of her writing. She is one of France's most-honored authors and a prominent...

 2022-10-06 14:11 

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Amid end to COVID help, homelessness surging in many cities...

Homelessness is expected to be up when the federal government releases results from an annual count in coming months, the first full tally since the coronavirus pandemic began. Experts say that with the end of pandemic relief measures that kept......

 2022-10-06 13:17 

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Brittney Griner at 'weakest moment' in Russia, her wife says...

WNBA star Brittney Griner is at her "absolute weakest moment in life right now" as she faces a hearing in Russia later this month for her appeal of a nine-year prison sentence for drug possession. That's according to her wife,......

 2022-10-06 12:45 

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Fetterman records show light schedule as Pa. lieutenant gov....

In his campaign for a crucial U.S. Senate seat, Democrat John Fetterman takes credit for transforming Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor's office into a "bully pulpit" to advance progressive causes. Records from his time in office offer a ...

 2022-10-06 12:15 

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Keyser wins state golf tournament; Broadwater takes individual title...

WHEELING, W.Va. — For the first time in 20 years, Keyser will head back to Mineral County as the West Virginia state golf champions....

 2022-10-06 11:17 

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N.Korea flies warplanes near S.Korea after missile launches...

South Korea says North Korea flew 12 warplanes near their mutual border on Thursday, prompting South Korea to scramble 30 military planes in response. The highly unusual incident came hours after North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into the sea......

 2022-10-06 04:00 

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Ravenscroft named Keyser High principal...

KEYSER,W.Va. — Matthew Ravenscroft will serve as the next principal of Keyser High School after being unanimously confirmed by the Mineral County Board of Education Tuesday....

 2022-10-06 04:00 

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Keyser officials weigh in on Piedmont water...

KEYSER, W.Va. — While Keyser's water treatment plant could accommodate customers in Piedmont should the need arise, doing so would increase the need for an upgraded water treatment plant, city officials say....

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