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

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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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  2. Baby boom boosting black bear population in Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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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  3. Maryland House, Senate pass fracking billsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Washington Times

    ... development. "Obviously this bill is an attempt to ban the practice altogether," said Wendell Beitzel, R-Garrett County, who submitted most of the failed amendments to the moratorium bill. "All these hurdles and things have been placed in front of ...

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  4. Winter Weather Advisories Issued For Parts Of AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | CBS Local

    ... set counties in Pennsylvania from 1 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday. A Winter Weather Advisory is also in effect for Garrett County, Maryland from 1 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday.

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  5. Senators debate language in fracking billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... HOLDING FRACKING COMPANIES ACCOUNTABLE FOR DAMAGE. FRACKING EXTRACTS NATURAL GAS FROM SHALE, FOUND UNDERNEATH GARRETT COUNTY AND PARTS OF ALLEGHENY. A TOWSON STUDY FINDS THAT TAPPING INTO IT COULD INFUSE BILLIONS INTO THE ECONOMY. THE BOTTOM LINE, ...

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  6. Senators hotly debate language in fracking billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... the bill. Fracking extracts natural gas from Marcellus shale, which can be found underneath of nearly all of Garrett County and parts of Allegany County. A Towson University study finds tapping into Marcellus shale could infuse billions into the ...

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  7. Md. Schools Superintendent Visiting Garrett Robotics LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | CBS Local

    ... science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs in Garrett and Allegany county schools. A team of Garrett County high school students won the Greater Pittsburgh Regional title last weekend in a national robotics contest. The contest is ...

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  8. Defendant Found Not Competent For Md. Bank Fraud TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | CBS Local

    ... the award-winning CBS Sports. High-profile personalities from [...] BALTIMORE (AP) - A federal judge says a Garrett County developer is not competent to stand trial on charges he bilked banks out of $3.7 million in fraudulent real-estate schemes. ...

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  9. Business owners, residents call for fracking moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... to that extent. And the second thing is that we want to let the legislators know that all the businesses in Garrett County do not support fracking. This is not supported by most of the people in western Maryland because it will effectively destroy ...

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  10. Hundreds seek moratorium on frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... FOR US TONIGHT FROM THE STATE HOUSE, DAVID, I KNOW WESTERN MARYLAND HAS A LOT OF GAS RICH SHALE. DAVID: GARRETT COUNTY AND ALLEGHENY COUNTY HAVE MARCELLUS SHALE, WHICH CONTAIN NATURAL GAS. OPPONENTS SEEM TO BE THE ONLY ONES LAWMAKERS ARE HEARING ...

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  11. Forest Park girls finish best season in school history with state semifinal lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Baltimore Sun

    Forest Park's girls basketball team could not get past a tall roadblock in its drive to finish the season undefeated with its first state championship - Southern center Lauren Francillon. The 6-foot-2 junior scored 32 points and had 17 rebounds as the defending state champions from Garrett County defeated Forest Park, 66-38, in a Class 1A girls semifinal Wednesday at Towson's SECU Arena.

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  12. Business owners, residents call for fracking moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... to that extent. And the second thing is that we want to let the legislators know that all the businesses in Garrett County do not support fracking. This is not supported by most of the people in western Maryland because it will effectively destroy ...

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  13. Real estate group opposes frackingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Daily Record

    Real-estate brokers in Western Maryland are supporting a proposal in the Maryland General Assembly for an eight-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas pending further study. The Garrett County Board of Realtors expressed concern Tuesday about the possible impact of fracking on public health.

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  14. Western Md. Realtors support fracking moratorium billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | NewsOK.com

    Real-estate brokers in far western Maryland are supporting a proposal in the Maryland General Assembly for an eight-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas pending further study. The Garrett County Board of Realtors expressed concern Tuesday about the possible impact of fracking on public health.

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  15. House OKs speed limit boost to 70 mph on Maryland highwaysRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Big News Network.com

    ... hurdle.The House of Delegates voted 126-10 on Thursday for a measure sponsored by Del. Wendell Beitzel, a Garrett County Republican.The Senate voted 39-7 last month for a bill sponsored by Sen. George Edwards that does the same thing. The House ...

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  16. All 24 Maryland school systems close FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Baltimore Sun

    Public schools in Garrett County announced Friday they would close, meaning all 24 jurisdictions would have a snow day.

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  17. House Approves 70 MPH Speed LimitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... hurdle. The House of Delegates voted 126-10 on Thursday for a measure sponsored by Del. Wendell Beitzel, a Garrett County Republican. The Senate voted 39-7 last month for a bill sponsored by Sen. George Edwards that does the same thing. The House ...

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  18. Snow pilling up in Mid-Atlantic as temperatures fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Baltimore News

    A WINTER STORM WARNING in through 7 PM Thursday evening for the entire area. Snow will fall heavily at times through Thursday early evening.

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  19. Governor calls for 'common sense' as snowstorm pelts Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Baltimore News

    ... elsewhere in the state ranged from an inch in Prince George's County to about 8 inches in the mountains of Garrett County. State police and highway officials report numerous accidents on interstate highways in Frederick and Washington counties, due ...

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  20. 1 school system delayed after ice, before snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Harford Community College announced it would open at 10 a.m. Loyola University will open at 11 a.m. Also, in Garrett County, buses will not serve Blue Ribbon or Jasper Riley roads Wednesday morning due to high water, the school system announced.

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