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Times-News Reporting Subject of Dave Norman Program

September 20th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

WCBC’s “Dave Norman Show” took issue Friday with the Cumberland Times-News reporting on last weeks UPMC Western Maryland’s temporary EMS diversion- saying the story blurred the line between news and commentary. The article in question suggested that the surge in COVID-19 cases may have been the reason for the action. Questions submitted to UPMC Western Maryland from the newspaper seeking specifics were not replied to immediately. The “Morning Mayor” questioned the reporter speculating on possible causes- and called the article a “hit piece” on the hospital administration…