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  1. State Approves Recreational Projects in Calvert, Garret and Prince George's CountiesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Maryland Department of Natural Resources

    ... Community Center in St. Leonard, to further expand the center and increase parking opportunities. Oakland in Garrett County will receive an additional $20,000 to install an Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible walkway for pavilion number five, ...

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  2. New Md. laws take effect Oct. 1: Are youaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester County Times

    ... added new wildlands areas was in 2002, when the Department of Natural Resources designated 4,361 acres in Garrett County. Since then, the Department of Natural Resources has conducted studies and acquired new land, which has resulted the single ...

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  3. Gas Drilling Public Health Risks Get An AiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | CBS Local

    Garrett County residents are getting a chance to hear about the potential public health risks of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in their region. The local health department is hosting a presentation Thursday night on a study conducted by the University of Maryland School of Public Health.

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  4. Public discussion about hydraulic fracturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | ABC2 Maryland

    Garrett County residents are getting a chance to hear about the potential public health risks of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in their region. The local health department is hosting a presentation Thursday night on a study conducted by the University of Maryland School of Public Health.

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  5. Bongino takes on Delaney in 6th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Gazette.net

    Dan Bongino knows that a Republican running for Congress in Maryland has an uphill battle, but it's one he believes must be fought. Bongino spent 12 years as a Secret Service agent, protecting Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, among other duties.

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  6. Bongino takes on Delaney in 6th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Gazette.net

    Dan Bongino knows that a Republican running for Congress in Maryland has an uphill battle, but it's one he believes must be fought. Bongino spent 12 years as a Secret Service agent, protecting Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, among other duties.

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  7. Mid-Atlantic fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above. Here are a few: You might have been to Garrett County in summer to swim in Deep Creek Lake and in winter to ski at Wisp, but maybe you haven't yet experienced it in fall. The ...

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  8. Governor O'Malley, LT. Governor Brown Announce 2014 Early College, Digital Learning GranteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Afro American Newspaper

    ... school systems: Baltimore County ($300,000), Carroll County ($340,000), Frederick County ($500,000), Garrett County ($232,000), Harford County ($510,000) Howard County ($500,000), Prince George's County ($350,000), Somerset County ($470,000), and ...

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  9. Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above. Here are a few: You might have been to Garrett County in summer to swim in Deep Creek Lake and in winter to ski at Wisp, but maybe you haven't yet experienced it in fall. The ...

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  10. Oakland Md. Named Best Town In Country To See Fall ColorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Big News Network.com

    ... Maryland town takes top honors for the best town in the country to see fall colors. That town is Oakland in Garrett County. Travel and Leisure Magazine named Oakland the best for leaf-peeping - thanks primarily to the enchanting fall colors found at ...

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  11. Western Maryland town named best place in U.S. to see fall colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Baltimore Sun

    Nature lovers need to search no farther than Garrett County for the best fall colors this year, according to Travel + Leisure magazine . Out of 20 towns featured, the national magazine awarded Oakland in Western Maryland the best town to view changing leaves.

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  12. Rural classrooms connect to Internet with help of federal funding, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Hechinger Report. The entire state received about $115 million for wireless upgrades. That helped schools in Garrett County, Maryland's smallest and most remote school system, get more students online at once. Teachers also are using the services to ...

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  13. When Schools Can't Get OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Government Executive

    ... high-speed Internet service. "It opens up the world. A lot of our kids haven't really been outside of Garrett County, so you can let them know there are different things out there," said Dana McCauley, the principal and a teacher at Crellin ...

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  14. Maryland Would Play Major Role In Washington 2024 Olympics BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | CBS Local

    ... and the University of Maryland. Sailing competitions may take place in Annapolis. A whitewater course in Garrett County is already hosting an international canoe and kayak competition. Washington 2024 has launched a new website and announced a board ...

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  15. Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... IN THE MID 80s, TOMORROW IT WILL GET EVEN WARMER. RIGHT NOW TAKE A LOOK OUTSIDE. IF YOU LOOK DOWN TOWARDS GARRETT COUNTY, MARYLAND, AND SOMERSET COUNTY, STRAY SHOWERS, OTHER THAN THAT, EVERYONE WAS ENJOYING THE MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. OUT TO THE WEST, ...

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  16. Severe Weather Statement issued September 02 at 3:11PM EDT until September 02 at 3:15PM EDT by NWSRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Republican

    The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: ...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 315 PM EDT FOR GARRETT COUNTY... THE THUNDERSTORM THAT PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS EXITED THE WARNED AREA.

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  17. Severe Weather Statement issued September 02 at 2:59PM EDT until September 02 at 3:15PM EDT by NWSRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Republican

    The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM EDT FOR GARRETT COUNTY... AT 257 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE DETECTED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MCHENRY TO MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK TO GATZMER...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

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  18. Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued September 02 at 2:45PM EDT until September 02 at 3:15PM EDT by NWSRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Republican

    The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... GARRETT COUNTY IN WESTERN MARYLAND... SOUTHEASTERN PRESTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA... NORTHEASTERN TUCKER COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA... * UNTIL 315 PM EDT * AT 243 PM EDT...SEVERE ... (more)

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  19. Woman, 4 children found safe on Backbone MountainRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Garrett County Sheriff's Office says a woman and her four children were found safe after getting lost on Backbone Mountain.

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  20. A Whirl Around The Fracking World: 29 Aug 2014Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Pam's House Blend

    ... now available. Oil and gas companies are eager to begin fracking in the Marcellus Shale, specifically in MD's Garrett County. In their second report, the University of Maryland warns of air pollution, impact on workers' health and even "adverse ...

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