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Man charged in death of woman found in Maryland apartment

Sep. 11, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A man remained jailed Saturday for the death of a woman found lying on the floor of her Maryland apartment, cut on her head and neck, authorities said. Travis Allen Duckworth, 44, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Krystal Rose...

150th anniversary of freed slave buying home marked in Md.

Sep. 04, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Descendants of Jane Gates and local officials gathered Tuesday to celebrate the life of the former slave who purchased a home on Greene Street in 1871. Last week, both the Mayor and City Council of Cumberland and the Allegany County Board of...

Get outside -- adventure awaits in PA lakes, forests, parks

Jun. 19, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Just look at Pennsylvania’s numbers: 2.2 million acres of forestland; 140 state and national parks; home to part of the Appalachian Trail; and 2,500 lakes (including a Great Lake, by the way). And most of it is free. ...