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Shade Talks About Issues with College Grads Leaving Area

November 11th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

During last week’s meeting held in Mt Savage, one man questioned the Allegany County Commissioners decision in recent years to take a percentage of revenue from Rocky Gap gaming to go toward a scholarship program at Allegany College and Frostburg State University. The suggestion was that most of those taking advantage of the scholarships aren’t staying in the area once they graduate- and the money could be better utilized giving a tax break to citizens. County Commissioner President Jake Shade acknowledged that young people leaving the area after college is a problem…


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