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Why Do We Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is a holiday that is celebrated on February 14th each year. It is a day to express love and affection, typically through the exchange of cards, flowers, and gifts. The holiday has its origins in ancient Roman times, and it is named after Saint Valentine, a martyred Christian saint who was known for performing secret marriages for soldiers who were forbidden to marry.

Police Log News – 1/29/23 to 1/30/23

1/30/23 Burglary (Commercial), S Potomac Street, Hagerstown Robbery, Randolph Ave, Hagerstown 1/29/23 Burglary (Residential), Oak Hill Ave, Hagerstown Disorderly Conduct, Summit Ave, Hagerstown Motor Vehicle Theft, S Prospect Street, Hagerstown Assault, S Locust Street, Hagerstown Weapons Violation, S Cleveland Ave, Hagerstown Disorderly Conduct, S Potomac Street, Hagerstown

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When Innocence is Sacrificed: The Consequence of Plea Bargains

Plea bargaining is a common practice in the criminal justice system where defendants agree to plead guilty in exchange for reduced charges or a lighter sentence. While plea bargaining can help to speed up the process of resolving a case, it can also result in innocent people being forced to accept a guilty plea. This happens when prosecutors use the power and resources at their disposal to push defendants into accepting a plea deal, regardless of their actual innocence.

Washington County Property Owners Along Proposed Civil War Rail Trail Could be Impacted by Brunswick Line Study

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (1/29/2023) – The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has released a new report, The Brunswick Line Study Technical Report, which proposes reopening the former B&O line in Washington County and utilizing the entire corridor previously proposed for the Chesapeake and Western Rail Trail (CWRT), potentially impacting Washington County property owners. No mention of the proposed CWRT is present in the Brunswick Line Study Report.

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