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- In Brief - 05/18/2013
- Storms devastate North Texas
Faculty wants input on new Alco
About 70 people attended a visioning session held in the Allegany High School auditorium Thursday, many with a wish list of additions and improvements they hope will be part of a new, $41 million Allegany High School being built several miles away.
Unmanned DNR boat sinks on Deep Creek
A large Maryland Department of Natural Resources boat used on Deep Creek Lake sunk Wednesday afternoon but was floated to the surface with air bags Thursday and brought to shore, according to Eric Null, Deep Creek Lake State Park spokesman.
Budget conflict turning personal
County Commissioner Michael McKay said an email from a teacher attacking his family over school funding was the last straw.
- Smooth ride into Rocky Gap
Audit: State agency failed to resolve easements violations in timely manner
The state agency that helps fund and organize agricultural preservation in Allegany County and statewide has failed to ensure that easements violations were resolved in a timely manner, state auditors said. Easements are a crucial part of the program to protect farm and other agricultural lands in the state.
Cox names new principals, chief academic officer
Allegany County Public Schools will have two new principals and a new chief academic officer in the upcoming school year, Superintendent of Schools David Cox announced Thursday.
O’Malley signs tougher gun-control bill
Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a gun-control measure on Thursday to give Maryland some of the nation’s tightest gun laws and the National Rifle Association plans to challenge it in court.
Governor also inks gas tax, announces highway projects
Gov. Martin O’Malley signed Maryland’s first gas tax increase in 20 years into law on Thursday and announced $1.2 billion in highway and transit projects.
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