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 2021-04-15 04:00 

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Today in History...

Today is the 105th day of 2021. There are 260 days left in the year....

 2021-04-14 23:21 

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J&J vaccine to remain in limbo while officials seek evidence...

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo for a while longer after government health advisers declared Wednesday that they need more evidence to decide if a handful of unusual blood clots were linked to the shot — and......

 2021-04-14 23:18 

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The Latest: California governor says all schools must reopen...

SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging all schools in the state to reopen, saying there are no health barriers to getting children back into classrooms and ending distance learning....

 2021-04-14 21:32 

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Cemetery group holding service...

The Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization will hold a reading and memorial service April 17 at 2 p.m. at Pollock Cemetery, located just off state Route 51 in Mexico Farms, at the end of River Road near the C&O Canal....

 2021-04-14 21:14 

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Stinging report raises new questions about Capitol security...

WASHINGTON — Shields that shattered upon impact. Weapons too old to use. Missed intelligence in which future insurrectionists warned, "We get our president or we die."...

 2021-04-14 20:45 

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12 missing from capsized ship after 6 rescued off Louisiana...

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard searched for 12 people missing off the coast of Louisiana on Wednesday after finding one person dead and pulling six survivors from rough seas when their commercial vessel capsized in hurricane-force winds....

 2021-04-14 20:35 

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Prosecutors: No charges for officer in Capitol riot shooting...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors will not charge a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she climbed through the broken part of a door during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6....

 2021-04-14 20:22 

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Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Black motorist...

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — A prosecutor said Wednesday that he charged a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest an...

 2021-04-14 20:22 

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Expert blames George Floyd's death on heart rhythm problem...

MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former Officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial, contradicting experts who said Floy...

 2021-04-14 19:48 

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Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan, end 'forever war'...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from the "forever war" in Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 terror attacks of 20 years ago cannot justify American forces still dying in the nation...

 2021-04-14 19:45 

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UPMC Western Maryland holding vaccine clinic registration...

CUMBERLAND — UPMC Western Maryland continues to hold online registration for a COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled Friday in the hospital auditorium....

 2021-04-14 19:44 

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More COVID state shutdowns unlikely, despite CDC suggestion...

When one of the nation's top health officials this week suggested states dealing with a spring spike of coronavirus cases should "shut things down," the remark landed with a thud....

 2021-04-14 19:11 

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Pieces of honor: Garrett County native makes quilts for veterans...

CUMBERLAND — Piece by piece, Carolyn Mellott connects symbols of gratitude to merited honor....

 2021-04-14 18:43 

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Coinbase soars in market debut, valued near $100 billion...

Coinbase made a rousing debut on Wall Street Wednesday, with the digital currency exchange's rising as high as $429, briefly giving it a market value over $100 billion....

 2021-04-14 18:04 

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Republican Kelly Schulz enters Maryland governor's race...

ANNAPOLIS — Kelly Schulz, the head of Maryland's Commerce Department, announced Wednesday she will seek the Republican nomination in the state's 2022 governor's race....

 2021-04-14 17:55 

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No. 2 House Republican says GOP would act against Gaetz...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 House Republican leader said Wednesday that party leaders would "take action" against Rep. Matt Gaetz if the Justice Department formally moves against the Florida lawmaker, who is under federal investigation for a...

 2021-04-14 17:46 

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Mother of teen killed by trooper mourns 'awesome young man'...

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The mother of a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a Maryland State Police trooper said Wednesday that her son was "an awesome young man."...

 2021-04-14 16:37 

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Salem Children's Trust to reopen in September...

CUMBERLAND — After closing its doors last year, officials from Maryland Salem Children's Trust said Wednesday the facility will reopen this fall after entering into a partnership with Winchester, Virginia-based Grafton Integrated Health Network....

 2021-04-14 16:36 

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Biden to address Congress under security, COVID restrictions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress will look like no other in recent memory....

 2021-04-14 16:23 

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Minnesota officer will be charged in shooting of Black motorist...

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, igniting days of unrest and c...

 2021-04-14 15:07 

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Users could soon hide 'like' counts on Instagram, Facebook...

The tiny red hearts that appear under Instagram photos of kids, kittens and sandwiches can be a source of stress for many users, an insidious way of measuring self worth and popularity....

 2021-04-14 15:03 

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Banks to see big profits as COVID 'bad' loans become 'good'...

NEW YORK — The nation's largest banks are expected to report big profits for the first quarter amid renewed confidence that pandemic-battered consumers and businesses can repay their debts and start borrowing again....

 2021-04-14 14:51 

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The Latest: European agency expects J&J recommendation soon...

LONDON -- The European Medicines Agency is assessing the rare blood clots reported in the U.S. after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, and a recommendation for European countries is expected soon....

 2021-04-14 14:49 

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Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died in a federal prison early Wednesday. He was 82....

 2021-04-14 14:42 

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Judge refuses request to acquit Chauvin in Floyd's death...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The judge at Derek Chauvin's murder trial Wednesday turned down a defense request to acquit the former officer in George Floyd's death, rejecting claims that prosecutors failed to prove Chauvin's actions killed the Bla...

 2021-04-14 13:40 

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Construction underway at Cumberland Gateway site...

CUMBERLAND — After years of preparation, construction is underway along Park Street....

 2021-04-14 13:23 

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Watchdog lays bare Capitol Police's riot security failures...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection — riot shields that shattered upon impact, expired weapons that couldn't...

 2021-04-14 12:22 

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Texas police officer shot multiple times during traffic stop...

BURLESON, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer was shot multiple times during a traffic stop early Wednesday and police were searching for suspects, authorities said....

 2021-04-14 12:15 

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Keyser dominates playoff game...

KEYSER, W.Va. — If defense wins championships as Bear Bryant famously orated, then Keyser's first-half performance against Berkeley Springs could be a good omen....

 2021-04-14 12:00 

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FSU reports 30 new COVID-19 cases...

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University reported 30 new COVID-19 cases for the week of April 5-11, a third straight week of increased cases on campus. The university had reported 19 and 20 cases, respectively, the previous two weeks....

 2021-04-14 10:07 

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Coast Guard: 6 rescued from capsized ship off Louisiana...

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard and multiple other boats have rescued six people from a commercial lift vessel that capsized off the coast of Louisiana on Tuesday night and are searching for more, the agency said....

 2021-04-14 05:53 

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U.S. to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were coordinated from that country, several U.S. officials said....

 2021-04-14 00:56 

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Maryland trooper shoots, kills teenager who had airsoft gun...

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland State Police trooper responding to a pair of 911 calls shot and killed a teenager who was pointing what investigators determined was an airsoft gun at him, authorities said Tuesday....

 2021-04-13 22:45 

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Bedford Road fire hydrant dispute resolved in City Hall meeting...

CUMBERLAND — A recent dispute between the Bedford Road Volunteer Fire Department and the city of Cumberland over the use of a fire hydrant for training purposes was resolved Tuesday morning when the involved parties met at City Hall....

 2021-04-13 22:37 

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16 states back Alabama's challenge to Census privacy tool...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sixteen other states are backing Alabama's challenge to a statistical method the U.S. Census Bureau is using for the first time to protect the privacy of people who participated in the 2020 census, the nation's once-a-de...

 2021-04-13 22:06 

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Local providers temporarily halting J&J vaccine use...

CUMBERLAND — Tuesday's federal "pause" of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine led to changes for the local hospital and health departments....

 2021-04-13 21:33 

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Cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist's death...

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday, as did the city's police chief — moves that the mayor said he hoped would......

 2021-04-13 21:07 

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FSU reports 30 new COVID-19 cases...

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University reported 30 new COVID-19 cases for the week of April 5-11, a third straight week of increased cases on campus. The university had reported 19 and 20 cases, respectively, the previous two weeks....

 2021-04-13 21:00 

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Mineral confirms 6 non-recent deaths...

KEYSER, W.Va. — Mineral County health officials on Tuesday confirmed six COVID-related deaths that were not recent and not reported to the county health department....

 2021-04-13 19:21 

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U.S. recommends 'pause' for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a "pause" in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, setting off a chain reaction worldwide and dealing a set...

 2021-04-13 18:11 

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Officer, police chief resign two days after Black motorist's death...

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb and the city's chief of police resigned Tuesday, moves that the mayor said he hoped would help......

 2021-04-13 17:45 

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The Latest: Dr. Fauci reminds of tiny risk for J&J vaccine...

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci says Americans who've recently received a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shouldn't be anxious about the "pause" in shots because of reports of blood clots....

 2021-04-13 17:32 

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Official: Iran to enrich uranium to 60%, highest level ever...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran will begin enriching uranium up to 60% purity after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility, a negotiator said Tuesday, pushing its program to higher levels than ever before though still remaining short......

 2021-04-13 17:10 

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Defense begins case in ex-cop's trial over Floyd's death...

MINNEAPOLIS — The defense began its case Tuesday at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin, seizing on a 2019 confrontation between police and George Floyd in which Floyd suffered dangerously high blood pressure and confessed to heavy use....

 2021-04-13 16:58 

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Poll: 15% of Americans worse off a year into pandemic...

While most Americans have weathered the pandemic financially, about 38 million say they are worse off now than before the outbreak began in the U.S....

 2021-04-13 16:34 

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Commission hears request from Civil Air Patrol...

KEYSER, W.Va. — The Mineral County Commission agreed Tuesday to consider a funding request from the local branch of the Civil Air Patrol, though no guarantees were made....

 2021-04-13 16:24 

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U.S. to leave troops in Afghanistan beyond May, 9/11 new goal...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has decided to leave American troops in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline negotiated with the Taliban by the Trump administration, and has set the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks as the new......

 2021-04-13 16:16 

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Notice to Readers...

Due to an adjusted printing schedule that is necessitating an earlier-than-normal deadline, coverage of Tuesday evening events will appear in Thursday's edition and online at www.times-news.com....

 2021-04-13 15:50 

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U.S. recommends 'pause' for J&J vaccine over clot reports...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a "pause" in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, a development that could jeopardize the rollout of ...

 2021-04-13 14:46 

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Genealogy group to meet...

CUMBERLAND — The Genealogical Society of Allegany County will meet April 15 at 1 p.m. in Rooms CE 12-14 of the Continuing Education Building at Allegany College of Maryland....

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