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The Local News Stories of 2012

December 31st, 2012 by WCBC Radio

  • Preliminary approval for construction funding for a new Allegany High School secured
  • Lakes groups buys Rocky Gap resort for casino, scales back project
  • Footer Dye Works building at center of debate,  reports in November that a private developer is considering several commercial ventures for the site including a movie theatre complex at the adjacent Air Con Engineering building.
  • City pulls plug on former Memorial building project, decides to demolish
  • NewPage goes through bankruptcy, Luke Mill not impacted during process
  • Marcellus Shale debate continued weighing the economic benefits against potential environmental concerns.
  • Roscoe Bartlett defeated in bid for 11th term, with most attributing the newly re-drawn district as the main reason for his loss to democrat John  Delaney.
  • Marylanders approve same sex marriage,  dream act and expanded gambling
  • County cracks down on synthetic drugs and panhandling
  • 2 children killed in Harrison Street blaze
  • Cumberland Postal Sorting Facility To Close
  • Three Fatality Fire in Ft. Ashby
  • Local Officials Continue Initiative Against Synthetic Drugs
  • Galliker's/Potomac Farms Dairy Strike
  • BW Football Coach Fired
  • Sandy causes significant damage in Garrett County




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