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July 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Pa. gears up for heat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yes, Pennsylvania, another heat wave is coming. Heat warnings and... More...

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Farmers market planned in Claysburg

The Claysburg community is looking for farmers to start a local food market later this... More...

Slow tractor race winners

Alum Bank Fire Department has announced the winners of its Slow Tractor Race, held Saturday during... More...

Nemacolin breaks ground on new ski lodge

FARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern Pennsylvania resort has broken ground on a new, larger... More...


New Zealand gold miners rescued after fire

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Twenty-eight miners were rescued from a New Zealand gold mine... More...

Local Sports

Somerset nips Bedford for CCAL crown

Businessmen score walk-off win with two runs in seventh inning

SOMERSET — In the game of baseball, there has to be a winner and a loser, whether it is the... More...

Two early runs not enough in loss to Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — Altoona scored two runs with its first four batters on Monday night but was... More...

Gabriel second at Cadet Greco-Roman

FARGO, N.D. — Bedford’s Jon Gabriel finished as the 94- pound runner-up in the Cadet... More...

Vital Statistics

Blessed events

Lee and Katelyn ( Lasure) Friedline of Bedford welcomed twin sons to their family on July 7. The... More...

U.S. drought spreading

Drought grips more than half of U.S.

WALTONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The nation’s widest drought in decades is spreading, with more... More...

Tussey sees savings in food services

SAXTON — The Tussey Mountain School District will purchase a new cafeteria software program... More...

Top of th' Morning

Free ice cream sundaes will be available at the gazebo during the Farmer’s Market Wednesday,... More...


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Trans fat ban made fast food a bit healthier in N.Y.

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Turns out it’s possible to make a fast-food lunch a bit healthier... More...

Paterno family denies Louis Freeh report findings

Joe Paterno’s family on Monday vowed its own investigation of the Jerry Sandusky child sex... More...

State Briefs

Pa. credit-rating dropped... More...


Political Cartoon

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ID law troublesome

I t’s mid-July; do you have the proper identification card to vote on Nov. 6? When the... More...

Voter ID law fills lull

No matter what people say about Pennsylvania’s new photo ID requirement for voting, the... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates’ batting through the years

Last week, I wrote about the pitching history of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and especially the... More...

Rice, Forte sign long-term deals with current teams

Ray Rice and Matt Forte got what they wanted Monday: long-term contracts that sometimes elude NFL... More...

Masters champ Bubba hoping to rebound at British Open

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Another major championship has Masters champion Bubba Watson... More...