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  • One priest ministers to 6 W. Md. parishes

    One priest ministers to 6 W. Md. parishes
    On Palm Sunday morning, the Rev. Jim Hannon awoke at 5:30, prayed and then exercised on a treadmill for 20 minutes. By 7:30, the priest was set for a day of ministry in Western Maryland. That's when the real workout began. The 55-year-old Hannon pastors...
  • Cookbook helps you find the good stuff

    Cookbook helps you find the good stuff
    Ask Lucie L. Snodgrass what she would recommend for Easter dinner and she does not simply say lamb. Instead, she says, "some of Edwin's lamb." She is referring to what would be an extremely local main dish, a lamb raised by her Harford County neighbor and...
  • Environmental safeguards put brakes on boom

    Environmental safeguards put brakes on boom
    David Hill's forehead is gashed, his fingernails are caked with grease, the outline of a Copenhagen tobacco tin is traced in filth on the pocket of his mud-drenched T-shirt - and he couldn't be happier, because he is drilling another well. "It's a real...
  • Soldier gets year in prison in Iraq abuses

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The request made to Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits was simple, and the soldier had a simple response. Describe, his lawyer told him during his court-martial yesterday, what it was like to work at the Abu Ghraib prison. Sivits, dressed in desert-...
  • The C&O, rails and Elvis converge in Cumberland

    What do George Washington and Elvis have in common with the C&O Canal and the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad? This weekend, they all come together in Cumberland. The Western Maryland city - home to the canal and the railroad and once George...
  • Tornado's power, path rare for Md.

    Tornadoes occur somewhere in Maryland nearly every year. But few have had the power to pick up automobiles and cause the deaths, injuries and destruction seen from College Park to Laurel on Monday. "I was impressed by the continued strength of the...
  • Tables turn, Harry Hughes is back

    When William Donald Schaefer was governor, the nicest thing you heard about his predecessor, Harry R. Hughes, was that his dog ruined the rugs in the Governor's Mansion.But with a new governor in Annapolis, it's Mr. Schaefer who is in the doghouse and Mr....
  • Md. board seeks criminal checks for doc licensees

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Board of Physicians said Wednesday that it is seeking statutory authority to conduct criminal background checks on medical license applicants despite one member's concern that health care professionals are being singled...
  • Loan aid offered to western Md. flood victims

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Small Business Administration is making low-interest loans available to people whose homes or businesses were damaged by flooding in two western Maryland counties in June. Gov. Martin O'Malley says the funds will...
  • Carroll school board votes to put spring break on table to make up for school closures

    As snow continued to pummel Carroll County last winter, educators began to wonder how students would make up for the lost time inside the classroom. Next school year, the Carroll County Board of Education will have more options of vacation days to...
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