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  1. Lottery UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... ALL OF THESE MAJOR BIG TICKETS. SPEAKING OF MILLIONAIRES WE HAVE TWO UNCLAIMED POWER BALL $1 MILLION ONE FROM GARRETT COUNTY A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO, SECOND TIER POWER BALL PRIZE AND ONE FROM LAST WEDNESDAY POWER BALL $1 MILLION. DEBORAH: WHAT IS THE ...

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  2. Push for a later start to the Md. school year introducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... districts are grappling with mounting snow days. But Franchot is not concerned about snow days. He points to Garrett County, which he says sees the most snow and plans its calendar smartly to avoid extending the school year. "We are asking the ...

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  3. Frosh wades into fracking fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Leo Martin, mayor of Mountain Lake Park, walks past the only remaining natural gas well left in the small Garrett County municipality. The old "iron horse" pumping rig from the 1950s has been replaced with newer equipment. Leo Martin, mayor of ...

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  4. Fracking may not stand chance in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... against drilling," said Delegate Wendell Beitzel, R-Allegany and Garrett counties. Fracking is backed by a Garrett County citizen group, the County Commissioners and the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. It's viewed as a source for revenue, jobs and ...

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  5. Charity Raffles Home to Save Homeless AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Market Wire

    Saving cats and dogs has become a mission for thousands of communities in the U.S. HART for Animals, located in Garrett County, Maryland, one of those communities. It is raising funds to raise the roof of the HART Adoption Wing by raffling a house and 18 other cash prizes as part of their "Forever Home" fundraiser.

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  6. Wind chill advisory issued for the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A wind chill advisory is in effect from 6am to 7pm Monday for the ridges of Fayette and the ridges of Westmoreland Counties in Pennsylvania, Preston and Tucker Counties in West Virginia, and Garrett County in Maryland. Another round of arctic air is draining into the area.

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  7. Western Maryland counties discourage travel during snowRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Big News Network.com

    ... twork. Snow emergency plans were put into effect Saturday morning for Washington County, Frederick County and Garrett County. Travel is discouraged during the snow emergency....

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  8. Maryland's Speed Limit May Jump to 70 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Patch.com

    ... in favor of changing the state law, according to reports in The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun . Garrett County Republican Sen. George Edwards is the measure's sponsor. During the hearing, Edwards said that several other states already have a ...

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  9. Senate Votes To Raise Speed LimitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    ... but stalled in a Senate committee. A similar bill is pending in the House this year. Sen. George Edwards, a Garrett County Republican, is the sponsor of the measure. He says other states have a speed limit of 70 mph, and that the increase would not ...

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  10. Md. Senate OKs Speed Limit Boost to 70 on State HighwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | CBS Local

    ... but stalled in a Senate committee. A similar bill is pending in the House this year. Sen. George Edwards, a Garrett County Republican, is the sponsor of the measure. He says other states have a speed limit of 70 mph, and that the increase would not ...

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  11. Faster in Maryland, slower in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Trucker

    ... but stalled in a Senate committee. A similar bill is pending in the House this year. Sen. George Edwards, a Garrett County Republican, is the sponsor of the measure. He says other states have a speed limit of 70 mph, and that the increase would not ...

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  12. Maryland Senate votes to raise maximum speed limit to 70 mphRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... warning increasing speed limits could cause more crashes and traffic fatalities. Sen. George C. Edwards, a Garrett County Republican and the bill's sponsor, said the bill authorizes but does not require the State Highway Administration to raise ...

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  13. Md. Senate OKs speed limit boost to 70 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | ABC2 Maryland

    ... but stalled in a Senate committee. A similar bill is pending in the House this year. Sen. George Edwards, a Garrett County Republican, is the sponsor of the measure. He says other states have a speed limit of 70 mph, and that the increase would not ...

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  14. Fracking, and the workers it draws, change a region's cultural landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... a third-year high school teacher with a master's degree. Drilling regulations that would open a percentage of Garrett County to fracking were published in the Maryland Register Jan. 9, and comments were gathered through Feb. 9. Officials are now ...

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  15. The coldest of the cold: Near-zero temperatures expected Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... to the weather service. But it won't come close to all-time state record - minus 40 degrees set in Oakland in Garrett County on Jan. 13, 1912. The weekend looks warmer, with a high around the freezing Saturday and jumping to the mid- to high-40s on ...

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  16. Bowie couple's good fortune includes $1 million in huge Powerball drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    ... daughters heard that Giant had sold a $1 million ticket. The other $1 million ticket in Maryland, sold in Garrett County, has not yet been claimed, state lottery spokeswoman Erica Palmisano said. The daughter called her mother, who said, "there was ...

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  17. 23 of 24 Maryland school systems close for snowRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Garrett County was the only one of 24 Maryland school systems to open Tuesday. The 12 schools - eight elementary schools, two middle schools and two ...

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  18. Versatile Sydney Hines not finished leading New TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... she led her team to the state Class 1A final, where she scored 17 points in a 52-47 loss to Southern of Garrett County. This winter, she has averaged 15.1 points, 6.5 assists and 4.7 steals per game for the No. 15 Titans (17-2). Hines, who has ...

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  19. Snow closes nearly all public school systems in Mid-AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Baltimore News

    Just one system -- Garrett County in far western Maryland -- opened Tuesday. Students there had a two-hour delay following the storm.

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  20. $1 million Powerball ticket sold in BowieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... old at Giant, located at 15520 Annapolis Road in Bowie. The other was sold at a convenience store in Oakland, Garrett County.

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