Bartender Ed Davis serves a drink to Kari Gomer at the F Bar during the Shamrock Shuffle in Frostburg on Saturday. Seventeen city businesses took part in the second annual event, with each offering different varieties of Irish food, drink and entertainment. The event was designed as a way to boost the local economy. The Shanty Irish band, performers of traditional Irish folk music from the 18th and 19th centuries, performed at four of the participating businesses and donated its proceeds to the Union Rescue Mission. At right, a group of Frostburg State University students and alumni hang out at Hi-Way Pizza.
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Taking the fifth
The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency’s targeting of conservative groups told Congress on Wednesday that she had done nothing wrong in the episode, and then invoked her constitutional right to refuse to answer lawmakers’ questions.
Rocky Gap casino opens
The newly christened Rocky Gap Casino Resort has opened its doors to the public.
Frostburg officials OK 2014 budget
The Frostburg mayor and city council have voted to adopt a $9.7 million budget for fiscal year 2014 and to keep open an alley that many citizens feared would be closed.
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Okla. tornado may have caused more than $2B in damage
The tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb this week may have created $2 billion or more in damage as it tore through as many as 13,000 homes, multiple schools and a hospital, officials said Wednesday as they gave the first detailed account of the devastation.
Somerset-to-Meyersdale U.S. Route 219 sends its last permit
The final permit is on the way for a Somerset-to-Meyersdale U.S. Route 219 improvement project to begin.
Delaney introduces an initiative for a national infrastructure bank
Freshman U.S. Rep. John Delaney on Wednesday rolled out his signature legislative initiative for his first term — a plan for a national infrastructure bank that requires no federal appropriations.
Fireball spotted over Maryland
A bright light seen traveling across the sky over the weekend by dozens of witnesses across Maryland and the region is what astronomers are calling a fragmenting meteoric fireball.
6th annual DelFest has arrived, bigger than ever
Thirty national recording artists are preparing to step into the Cumberland spotlight this weekend at the Allegany County Fairgrounds as DelFest rolls into town for its sixth annual musical festival.
Keyser woman organizing opposition to proposed housing complex
Barbara Hartman, who lives near Pine Swamp Road, said she doesn’t want Bayridge Green built near her and is trying to do something about it.
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