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The Gadsden Times
Labor Day closingsEtowah County: Gadsden, Attalla, Southside, Sardis, Altoona, Rainbow City, Hoke
Labor Day closings
The Gadsden Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Etowah County: Gadsden, Attalla, Southside, Sardis, Altoona, Rainbow City, Hokes Bluff, Glencoe, Walnut Grove and Reece City offices will be closed Sept. 7. Marshall County: Albertville, Boaz and Douglas offices will be closed Sept. 7. St. Clair... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
To Wisconsin and back: 4-H Exchange group has fun summer tripA group of Morgan County 4-H kids enjoyed a summer trip to Wisconsin they soon
To Wisconsin and back: 4-H Exchange group has fun summer trip
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 6 hours ago
A group of Morgan County 4-H kids enjoyed a summer trip to Wisconsin they soon won't forget. The trip culminated the two years that the Morgan County 4-H and Eau Claire County 4-H groups have been working together on this exchange program. Morgan... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Labor Day closings

Municipal Offices

Etowah County: Gadsden, Attalla, Southside, S

Labor Day closings
The Gadsden Times / Posted 6 hours ago

Municipal Offices

Etowah County: Gadsden, Attalla, Southside, Sardis, Altoona, Rainbow City, Hokes Bluff, Glencoe, Walnut Grove and Reece City offices will be closed Sept. 7.

Marshall County: Albertville, Boaz and Douglas... Read more

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GoPSUsports.com
UNRIVALED: The Penn State Football Story Presented by Pepsi Premieres September 3Penn State Athletics partners with WPSU Penn State for Emmy-nominated weekly fo
UNRIVALED: The Penn State Football Story Presented by Pepsi Premieres September 3
GoPSUsports.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Penn State Athletics partners with WPSU Penn State for Emmy-nominated weekly football preview show Sept. 2, 2015UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State Athletics and WPSU... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Two fans, one autograph - and a completed questScott Modist visited Dolphins practices at Biscayne College as a kid in the ear
Two fans, one autograph - and a completed quest
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
Scott Modist visited Dolphins practices at Biscayne College as a kid in the early 1970s, watching them work and getting autographs. So when he read my column last week of Dolphins fan Ryan Dunn’s quest to get all the 1972 team’s autographs and was... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ CampbellShe was born to the late Paul and Florence Thomas. She was the beloved wife fo
Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Campbell
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
She was born to the late Paul and Florence Thomas. She was the beloved wife for 60 years of the late Robert Campbell; mother of Sister Roberta, O.S.B., of Pittsburgh, Elizabeth Mokulis of Garner, N.C., Rebecca (Gordon) Mathers of Altoona, Daniel... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Mary Louise PeckShe was born in Tyrone, daughter of the late Dorothy (Peck) Moser. Surviving a
Mary Louise Peck
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
She was born in Tyrone, daughter of the late Dorothy (Peck) Moser. Surviving are a daughter, Deanna S. Overcash and husband, William, of Claysburg; grandchildren by choice: Matt and Linda Ososky; several nieces and nephews; and her best friend, Judy... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Paula ‘PJ’ EldredShe was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Paul and Sara (Berkhimer) Simms.
Paula ‘PJ’ Eldred
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Paul and Sara (Berkhimer) Simms. She married William Eldred on Aug. 30, 1980, in Altoona. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Kelli May (Sean) of Villa Park, Ill.; a grandson, Joshua Harry May; an... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Guilty plea planned in fatal crashSeveral weeks ago, Jennifer Joyce Sloan, 34, of Cresson, through her attorney,
Guilty plea planned in fatal crash
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
Several weeks ago, Jennifer Joyce Sloan, 34, of Cresson, through her attorney, Thomas M. Dickey, filed a petition asking that she be allowed visitation with her son. "I haven't seen my son in a year," Sloan told Judge Elizabeth A. Doyle Tuesday, as... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Treating everyone right: Mike's Court offers family atmosphere, varied menuEach new visitor is asked to sign one of many basketballs that line the walls o
Treating everyone right: Mike's Court offers family atmosphere, varied menu
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
Each new visitor is asked to sign one of many basketballs that line the walls of the bar section, and owner Mike Luciano said he's filled up more than 160 of them with the signatures. "I wanted to make sure I treated everyone right," Luciano... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Curve closing in on playoff spotBOWIE, Md. - The Curve now find themselves with a golden opportunity, to both c
Curve closing in on playoff spot
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
BOWIE, Md. - The Curve now find themselves with a golden opportunity, to both clinch a playoff spot in the coming days and to set things up for their best-case scenario in the postseason. Altoona moved closer to wrapping up a playoff berth Tuesday... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Norfolk Southern unveils reduced emission locomotives for rail yardsNorfolk Southern unveiled the nation's first reduced emission locomotives devel
Norfolk Southern unveils reduced emission locomotives for rail yards
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
Norfolk Southern unveiled the nation's first reduced emission locomotives developed under a public-private partnership for use in rail yards in urban areas in Atlanta on Tuesday. The Eco units were designed and built by Norfolk Southern at its... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
‘Bigfoot’ is on the airOn the radio, that is. Bigfoot Country radio is now on the airwaves, replacing
‘Bigfoot’ is on the air
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 16 hours ago
On the radio, that is. Bigfoot Country radio is now on the airwaves, replacing the stations formerly known as WJUN 92.5; WLZS 106.1; and WHUN 106.3. "We took WJUN and started with that as a center and regionalized it," said Pete Herman, who is now... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Guilty plea planned in fatal Dysart crashSeveral weeks ago, Jennifer Joyce Sloan, 34, of Cresson, through her attorney,
Guilty plea planned in fatal Dysart crash
Altoona Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
Several weeks ago, Jennifer Joyce Sloan, 34, of Cresson, through her attorney, Thomas M. Dickey, filed a petition asking that she be allowed visitation with her son. "I haven't seen my son in a year," Sloan told Judge Elizabeth A. Doyle Tuesday, as... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Judge to decide restitution on caseSusan Schezzini was 18 years old on July 8, 2013, when her Nissan Altima went a
Judge to decide restitution on case
Altoona Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
Susan Schezzini was 18 years old on July 8, 2013, when her Nissan Altima went airborne on Sinking Valley Road and slid into a vehicle driven in the opposite lane by a 26-year-old mother and carrying her two young children. Jordan Dean Dodson, 18, of... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Cross Country teams looking to improveIn last year's conference championship meets, the men's squad placed third whil
Cross Country teams looking to improve
Altoona Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
In last year's conference championship meets, the men's squad placed third while the women's team finished in second. Matt and Heidi Manfred, who are entering their eighth years as the cross country program's head coaches, have reason to believe... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Man arrested for threatening school employeeAn Altoona man is behind bars after making threats against a school employee.
Man arrested for threatening school employee
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 21 hours ago
An Altoona man is behind bars after making threats against a school employee. Pleasant Hill police said Aaron Bucklin, 42, made violent threats against a Southeast Polk school employee Tuesday. Police did not give additional details about the... Read more
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GoPSUsports.com
Women's Cross Country Checks in at No. 23 in USTFCCCA Preseason RankingsPenn State cross country also received some attention in the Saucony Flo50 XC C
Women's Cross Country Checks in at No. 23 in USTFCCCA Preseason Rankings
GoPSUsports.com / Posted yesterday
Penn State cross country also received some attention in the Saucony Flo50 XC Countdown, presented by Flotrack.org, checking in at No. 20 on the women's side. With the mix of youth and experience, the 2015 cross country season should be one for the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Judge dismisses 'ridiculous' appeal by Easton triple murdererFacing the death penalty in 2011 on charges he gunned down three people inside
Judge dismisses 'ridiculous' appeal by Easton triple murderer
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Facing the death penalty in 2011 on charges he gunned down three people inside an Easton home, a New Jersey man agreed to put his fate in the hands of a judge, and not a jury. Olayiwola Hollist's decision had its logic: By opting for a bench trial,... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
Orioles reinstate RHP Chaz Roe from the 15-day disabled listThe Orioles today announced that they have reinstated RHP CHAZ ROE from the 15-
Orioles reinstate RHP Chaz Roe from the 15-day disabled list
Baltimore Orioles / Posted yesterday
The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated RHP CHAZ ROE from the 15-day disabled list. Roe, 28, made one relief appearance with the Double-A Bowie Baysox on a Major League rehab assignment, August 31 against Altoona, earning the win after... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Facebook makes it official: Third Prineville data center on wayFacebook officials made it official Tuesday, announcing they will build a third
Facebook makes it official: Third Prineville data center on way
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
Facebook officials made it official Tuesday, announcing they will build a third data center in Prineville after city and Crook County officials approved a new property tax break last week. Currently, Facebook's Prineville data centers employ 147... Read more
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The Express-Times
Appeal denied for Easton triple murdererA man convicted of three murders in Easton had his request for a new trial thro
Appeal denied for Easton triple murderer
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A man convicted of three murders in Easton had his request for a new trial thrown out Tuesday. It's unclear whether the attorney for Olayiwola "T-Bone" Hollist will appeal the decision to a higher court. Hollist, 31, claimed he was outside throwing... Read more
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The Morning Call
Area unemployment rate inches up in July to 5.6 percentThe region's unemployment rate has been holding fairly steady, according to dat
Area unemployment rate inches up in July to 5.6 percent
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
The region's unemployment rate has been holding fairly steady, according to data for July from the state Labor & Industry Department. The Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton seasonally adjusted jobless rate for the month stood at 5.6 percent, up two-tenths... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
John Dabkovich joined the FOX5 team as a morning anchor in October 2012. He began reporting i
John Dabkovich
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
joined the FOX5 team as a morning anchor in October 2012. He began reporting in August of 2015. John is a very hard-working journalist whose career is filled with success. He enjoys covering everything, from breaking news to fun... Read more
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Freeman journal
Mae Etta Cramer, 89, ClarionFuneral services for Mae Etta Cramer will be held on Thursday, September 3, 201
Mae Etta Cramer, 89, Clarion
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
Funeral services for Mae Etta Cramer will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the United Church of Christ Congregational, 405 2nd Street in Blairsburg, with Pastor Tom Bower officiating. A private family burial will take place at... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
State medalist Gilkey leads Lady Devils into 2015Wilson's 2014 team won the PIAA Class AA state team championship, and Central C
State medalist Gilkey leads Lady Devils into 2015
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
Wilson's 2014 team won the PIAA Class AA state team championship, and Central Cambria graduated just one runner from that team this past spring. The returning group is led by junior Sydney Gilkey, who won the District 6-AA championship and finished... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Mtn. Lions’ Fink takes Iron Masters Invitational crownFink's score of 75 was one better than a group of four golfers who finished tie
Mtn. Lions’ Fink takes Iron Masters Invitational crown
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
Fink's score of 75 was one better than a group of four golfers who finished tied for second. Among the runners-up were last year's District 6 Class AAA champion, Hollidaysburg's Isaac Wood and Huntingdon's Matt Krupa. Hollidaysburg captured the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Tiffany S. Carper, 44, Altoona, died Sunday evening. Surviving are her parents: Thomas Feather
Tiffany S. Carper
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
, 44, Altoona, died Sunday evening. Surviving are her parents: Thomas Feather in West Virginia and Barbara Wicker of Altoona; her husband, Brian Carper; two sons: Adam Pfeister of Butler and Devin Carper at home; a half brother,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Craig A. BaumHe was born in Altoona, son of Mary E. (Murray) Estep (Pete Rickens) of Cresson
Craig A. Baum
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
He was born in Altoona, son of Mary E. (Murray) Estep (Pete Rickens) of Cresson and John Baum of Lilly. Surviving are his parents; his grandfather, Jack Baum of Cresson; a special friend, Regina Robine of Cresson; and numerous aunts, uncles,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Dennis S. BentonHe was born in Claysburg, son of Sherman and Winifred (Kimmel) Benton. He marri
Dennis S. Benton
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
He was born in Claysburg, son of Sherman and Winifred (Kimmel) Benton. He married Deanna J. Welch on June 7, 1969, in Claysburg. Surviving are his wife; two children: Ray S. and wife, Kimberly, of Claysburg and Denise A. of Bellefonte; two... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Louise J. DeBernardisShe was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Giovanni and Theresa (Rubino) DeB
Louise J. DeBernardis
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Giovanni and Theresa (Rubino) DeBernardis. Surviving are a beloved sister-in-law, Erma M. DeBernardis; a brother, Alfred DeBernardis of Silver Spring, Md.; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Judge: Teens will be tried as adultsIn two hearings Monday, Judge Travis Livengood indicated Deauntay Moye, 17, of
Judge: Teens will be tried as adults
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
In two hearings Monday, Judge Travis Livengood indicated Deauntay Moye, 17, of Woodbury and Ryan Hardwick, 16, of Martinsburg would continue to be treated as adults in the January murder of 21-year-old Stephanie Waters. The teenagers' attorneys had... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Huskies can’t find their grooveIn fact, it's fair to say that Hurlburt was determined, working the ball method
Huskies can’t find their groove
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
In fact, it's fair to say that Hurlburt was determined, working the ball methodically on the way to a 6-3, 6-4 win over Altoona's Stevens in the Huskies' first non-league tennis match of the season. Unfortunately for Mifflin County, the No. 1... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Crash injures 1AIRYDALE - One person was flown from the scene of a vehicle crash Monday aftern
Crash injures 1
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
AIRYDALE - One person was flown from the scene of a vehicle crash Monday afternoon. The crash occurred at 4:19 p.m. on state Route 655, approximately 200 feet north of Metz Lane, Brady Township, Huntingdon County, according to a report from... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
More information released in 20-arrest prostitution stingAuthorities released more information Monday in a prostitution sting on Aug. 18
More information released in 20-arrest prostitution sting
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
Authorities released more information Monday in a prostitution sting on Aug. 18. Some 20 people were arrested and charged in the sting by members of the Mid-Iowa Enforcement Narcotics Task Force. Authorities said the sting was conducted at the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Curve playoff possibilities this week Sunday's home finale for the Curve felt more like a "see ya later" than an ac
Curve playoff possibilities this week
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Sunday's home finale for the Curve felt more like a "see ya later" than an actual "goodbye." Altoona beat Trenton, 2-0, before 6,268 fans who showed up for the final regular-season game at Peoples Natural Gas... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Isolated P.M. thunderstorms; warm & muggyGABE: THIS AFTERNOON, A MODEM -- A MOMENT OF SILENCE AS BOTH TEAMS ARE MEMBERED
Isolated P.M. thunderstorms; warm & muggy
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 2 days ago
GABE: THIS AFTERNOON, A MODEM -- A MOMENT OF SILENCE AS BOTH TEAMS ARE MEMBERED A LIFETIME FAN. ANNOUNCER: NOW, A WGAL NEWS 8 STORM TEAM FORECAST, WITH METEOROLOGIST ETHAN HUSTON. ETHAN: SUNSHINE IS STARTING TO PEAK OUT THERE ACROSS THE SUSQUEHANNA... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Weather, low turnout dampens Colfax Mineral Springs DaysBy Alex Olp Jasper County Tribune COLFAX — A low turnout from weather, competit
Weather, low turnout dampens Colfax Mineral Springs Days
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
By Alex Olp Jasper County Tribune COLFAX — A low turnout from weather, competition of other level area events and what organizers see as a lack of community engagement plagued Friday and Saturday’s Mineral Springs Days in downtown Colfax. The annual... Read more
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Washington Post
Medical errors are up at VA hospitals, but they’re actually doing less to figure out whyHospitals across the country are under growing pressure to reduce preventable m
Medical errors are up at VA hospitals, but they’re actually doing less to figure out why
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Hospitals across the country are under growing pressure to reduce preventable medical mistakes, the errors that can cause real harm and even death to patients. But the Department of Veterans Affairs, which runs a massive system of hospitals and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Visions of fantasy: IlluXCon returns to AllentownThe opportunity to unleash your imagination through the best in fantasy artwork
Visions of fantasy: IlluXCon returns to Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
The opportunity to unleash your imagination through the best in fantasy artwork this side of the Mississippi is back for a second year in Allentown Sept. 17-21. It's IlluXCon 7, which calls itself the largest display of original imaginative realist... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Friendship Church Road bridge to close for about six monthsThe bridge over Pole Creek is a 29-foot concrete-and-steel structure being repl
Friendship Church Road bridge to close for about six months
The Gadsden Times / Posted 2 days ago
The bridge over Pole Creek is a 29-foot concrete-and-steel structure being replaced as part of the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program, Nail said. It will be replaced with a concrete culvert-style bridge. Nail said... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Curve ride Brault’s gem by ThunderAltoona beat Trenton, 2-0, before 6,268 fans who showed up for the final regula
Curve ride Brault’s gem by Thunder
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Altoona beat Trenton, 2-0, before 6,268 fans who showed up for the final regular-season game at Peoples Natural Gas Field. The Curve now close with eight games on the road, but they're in a strong position to earn a postseason berth - holding a... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Howsare still part of New York rosterFLORHAM PARK, N.J. - The New York Jets have released 12 players, including five
Howsare still part of New York roster
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - The New York Jets have released 12 players, including five wide receivers, reducing their roster to 78 a day after defeating the New York Giants 28-18. Julian Howsare, an Altoona Area High School and Clarion University graduate,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
State medalist Kachman leads Bisons into 2015Central Cambria's Bryce Descavish also returns as a state qualifier for a stron
State medalist Kachman leads Bisons into 2015
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Central Cambria's Bryce Descavish also returns as a state qualifier for a strong Central Cambria squad that went 11-0 in dual meets a year ago and finished runners-up in District 6 Class AA. District 6 Class AAA runners-up Altoona tries to get past... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Police nab violators in saturation patrolDuring the event, designed to help deter criminal activity, officers made 63 fi
Police nab violators in saturation patrol
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
During the event, designed to help deter criminal activity, officers made 63 field contacts, 75 vehicle stops, 13 field visits to probationers and four bar checks, according to an Altoona Police Department Facebook post. Officers issued 20 traffic... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Developer brews plan for old jailShuffling through years of dust accumulated in the cellblock of the Old Cambria
Developer brews plan for old jail
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Shuffling through years of dust accumulated in the cellblock of the Old Cambria County Jail, Piepenburg said Wednesday the building reminds him of just that. With a signed sales agreement giving him ownership of a large chunk of the building by... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Peter J. Jerosky Jr.He was born in Gallitzin, son of the late Peter J. Sr. and Emma (Clossin) Jeros
Peter J. Jerosky Jr.
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
He was born in Gallitzin, son of the late Peter J. Sr. and Emma (Clossin) Jerosky. He married Starla F. McCloskey in 2013. Surviving are his wife; two sons: Keith and Kevin, both in Arizona; and a sister, Joanne Long of Altoona. Jerosky He was... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
3 vehicle crash in Eau Claire, one taken to hospitalPHOTO SLIDESHOW: Meth Bust MugshotsPHOTO SLIDESHOW: Meth Bust Mugshots Western
3 vehicle crash in Eau Claire, one taken to hospital
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Meth Bust MugshotsPHOTO SLIDESHOW: Meth Bust Mugshots Western Wisconsin (WQOW) - In the slideshow above, you'll see mugshots for 20 people who've been charged after a year-long investigation into meth distribution throughout the... Read more
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WJAC 6 Johnstown
Three of 14 rooms cleared of mold at Westmont ElementaryUpdated: Sunday, August 30 2015, 08:12 PM EDT By: Jackalyn Kovac WESTMONT, Pa
Three of 14 rooms cleared of mold at Westmont Elementary
WJAC 6 Johnstown / Posted 2 days ago
Updated: Sunday, August 30 2015, 08:12 PM EDT By: Jackalyn Kovac WESTMONT, Pa. -- Last week, Westmont Hilltop School District announced Hilltop Elementary school students would start classes Sept. 8, eight school days later than their older... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Projecting Top 20 2nd Basemen in 20202020 Offensive Outlook Signed out of the Dominican Republic, Alen Hanson debut
Projecting Top 20 2nd Basemen in 2020
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
2020 Offensive Outlook Signed out of the Dominican Republic, Alen Hanson debuted as a 17-year-old with a .324/.383/.447 line that included 10 doubles, seven triples and two home runs. He's continued to hit every step of the way while climbing the... Read more
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