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  1. 2 raccoons test positive for rabies; person and cow bittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Baltimore Sun

    The Garrett County Health Department has announced two raccoons, one that bit a cow and one that bit a person, have both tested positive for rabies. The Cumberland Times-News reports a raccoon chased and then bit a person in the Accident area before being shot.

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  2. Youngest elected mayor in Maryland to be sworn into officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Washington Post

    ... everyone to participate." Spencer Schlosnagle, at age 19, was elected to the council of Friendsville, Md., in Garrett County - population 491 - in the early 1980s, according to Maryland municipal league officials. He became mayor at 21 and still ...

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  3. Rockville United Church to Host Multi-Congregation Yard SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Patch.com

    ... ed Church of Christ and Seneca Valley United Church of Christ. Come help us raise the funds to build homes in Garrett County. Help us celebrate our 25th Year with Garrett County Habitat.

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  4. Juanita - Jean' ShiflettRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    Juanita "Jean" Shiflett, 72, of Bayard, W.Va., died on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland.

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  5. Train Derailments in Md. Send 11 Cars Off The TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | FireHouse.com

    April 15--SWANTON -- No injuries were reported and no hazardous material spilled when 11 cars of a CSX Railroad freight train derailed early Wednesday near Spring Lick Road, according to the Garrett County 911 Emergency Center. The derailed cars were empty with the exception of one car that carrying 126 tons of heating fuel.

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  6. Md. Democrats make overture to governor on budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | SFGate

    ... deficit and finally address a structural deficit. "Republican members are thinking," Sen. George Edwards , a Garrett County Republican who is on the conference committee, said. "I'll leave it at that right now." The committee also agreed to put the ...

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  7. Mystery Lottery Winner Bought $1 Million Powerball Ticket in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... from the drawing on Wednesday, Feb. 11. That ticket was purchased at Winner's Circle Convenience in Oakland (Garrett County). A third $1 million winner who had been at large until this week came forward late Thursday, April 9, Everett said. His ...

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  8. Assembly votes to ban fracking for two yearsRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... sets a clear timetable for when drilling could begin. Accident, Md.--1/7/15-- Billy Bishoff, president of the Garrett County Farm Bureau, is a proponent of fracking in Western Maryland. Accident, Md.--1/7/15-- Billy Bishoff, president of the Garrett ...

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  9. Severe Weather Statement issued April 09 at 7:12PM EDT until April 09 at 10:00PM EDT by NWSRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Republican

    The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: ...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN GARRETT COUNTY WILL EXPIRE AT 715 PM EDT... THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT OF THE AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

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  10. Tornado Warning issued April 09 at 6:56PM EDT until April 09 at 7:30PM EDT by NWSRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Republican

    The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: ...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN GARRETT COUNTY... AT 656 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR REDHOUSE...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH. HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

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  11. Tornado Warning issued April 09 at 6:41PM EDT until April 09 at 7:30PM EDT by NWSRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Republican

    The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... CENTRAL GARRETT COUNTY IN WESTERN MARYLAND... SOUTHEASTERN PRESTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA... * UNTIL 730 PM EDT * AT 641 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A

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  12. Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued April 09 at 6:24PM EDT until April 09 at 7:15PM EDT by NWSRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Republican

    The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHWESTERN GARRETT COUNTY IN WESTERN MARYLAND... SOUTHERN PRESTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA... * UNTIL 715 PM EDT * AT 624 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FELLOWSVILLE...AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

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  13. Study links radon levels in Pennsylvania homes to frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... could be issued until a year later. Parts of Maryland also have high radon levels. Thirty percent of homes in Garrett County have registered radon levels at or above the threshold at which the Environmental Protection Agency recommends residents ...

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  14. Md. county wants more info on frackings economic impactRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. FRIENDSVILLE, Md. (AP) -- The Garrett County Commissioners say they want an objective study of the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western ...

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  15. Teen pleads guilty, gets time served in Ravens Super Bowl parade killingRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and the teen contacted police after the two got into another fight at the Savage Mountain Youth Center in Garrett County. He said the victims did not know Williams. Williams answered questions from Judge Charles Peters, indicating he understood the ...

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  16. Md. county wants more info on fracking's economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Baltimore News

    The Garrett County Commissioners say they want an objective study of the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland. The Cumberland Times-News reports that board members expressed support for such a study Monday after hearing from some businesses near Deep Creek Lake that depend largely on tourism and second-home buyers.

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  17. Fracking moratorium passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... amount of energy produced in the United State. The leading Senate opponent of a moratorium, George Edwards of Garrett County, voted for the bill after initially opposing the delay. Edwards called the bill "a good first step" and said it would take ...

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  18. Fracking Opponents Rally As Senate Takes Up BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... regulations drafted by the O'Malley Administration. Jess Whittemore, a town councilman in Friendsville in Garrett County, says he believes the underground natural gas drilling will contaminate the water supply, in spite of assurances from the oil ...

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  19. Facebook MLB fan map shows Orioles holding steady in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Maryland Gazette

    Facebook released its map of MLB fan locations on Wednesday , with the newest data showing a steady border between Orioles country and Nationals territory outside of Washington, D.C., with just one northern Virginia county switching its allegiance from Baltimore to Washington. According to the map, all Maryland counties but Montgomery County, Prince George's County, Charles County and Garrett County lean Orioles orange.

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  20. Baby boom boosting black bear population in Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... VISIT A DEN TO LEARN HOW AND WHY BIOLOGISTS TRACK THE BABY BEARS AND THEIR MOTHERS. SHE HAS THE LATEST FROM GARRETT COUNTY. KERRY: AS THE ICE MELTS ON DEEP CREEK LAKE, TEAMS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ARE CARRYING OUT A RITE OF SPRING ...

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