Jared Ritchey, media production specialist at Allegany College of Maryland, shows Corbin Swanger how to use a studio production camera Friday. Standing in front of a video green screen, from the left, are Allegany County public school transition students Candy Cheek, Amanda Lafferty, Durius Hanlin and Cody Beal. A weather map was projected on the screen. The students and their teacher, Brent Simpson, visited ACM’s Instructional Technologies and Multimedia Services department to learn how television news is produced.
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Upcoming changes in Medicare could save older diabetics money
Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar — but it also may cause some confusion as patients figure out the new system.
CSX sees rail use potential in sites, especially Barton Industrial Park
A CSX Transportation representative told a gathering of local economic development officials Wednesday that there are properties locally that may be attractive to rail use companies and recommended the Barton Industrial Park for consideration for marketing by the transportation giant.
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Garrett County commissioners OK transportation plan
The Garrett County commissioners approved the county planning commission’s recommended priority list for nine projects, one of which is new, to the State of Maryland Consolidated Transportation 2014 Plan. The planning commission recommended that a new project, state Route 135/Sand Flat Road intersection, be added to the list for safety reasons, according to John Nelson, director of planning and land development.
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Mineral County man third person sentenced in cocaine distribution
Charles Page Haines III, 51, was sentenced to 92 months’ imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release.
Russell Livengood, retired city fire chief, dies at 84
For more than four decades, Russell Livengood answered the call, actually thousands of calls, for the citizens of Cumberland as a member of the Cumberland Fire Department.
New $4M medical center to open in Meyersdale
A new state-of-the-art building for primary care physicians and specialists is expected to be opened at Conemaugh Health System’s Meyersdale Medical Center by the fall of 2014.
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Three playing for all the marbles in New Jersey
Briana Brode had another near-perfect day and with 15 wins and only one loss is tied for first place in the girls division after preliminary play Wednesday at the National Marbles Tournament.
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