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September 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Group: More than half in 39 states will be obese

NEW YORK (AP) — We Americans already know how fat we are. Can it get much worse? ... More...

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The Bedford County commissioners opened bids for water line work in... More...

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Local

Area dairy farms at All-American show

HARRISBURG — Several dairy farms in the Bedford County area won top awards during the 49th... More...

Coverlet museum to host fiber retreat

The National Museum of the American Coverlet in Bedford will host its first Fiber Retreat on Sept.... More...

Osterburg man pleads guilty in federal court

An Osterburg man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of possession of child... More...

Editorial

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The insult tactic

Mitt Romney has settled on a curious campaign strategy: insulting the people he needs to get... More...

The abandonment

There are two positions one can take regarding the Iranian nuclear program: (a) it doesn’t... More...

State/National Sports

Harrison, Polamalu are still questionable for Steelers

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Mike Tomlin still isn’t sure when injured defensive stars James... More...

Penn State is not looking past Temple in non-conference finale

STATE COLLEGE,... More...

Gallardo lifts Brewers to a 6-0 shutout at Pirates

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Yovani Gallardo gave up just two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the surging... More...

County shortfall blamed on funds dispute

The Bedford County commissioners will sit down with department managers and elected officials this... More...

Bedford looks at enrollment, online learning

Bedford school officials reported to the school board on the district’s online learning... More...

Chicago teachers return to classroom

CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on... More...

Obituaries

William M. Strayer Jr. - 2017-02-20
Dale L. Price - 2017-02-18
Nancy Green - 2017-02-18
Sandy M. Crawford - 2017-02-17
Sharon Sinclair-Snyder - 2017-02-17
Mary Jane Whitesell - 2017-02-17
Margaret F. Entrekin - 2017-02-17
L. Faith Horner - 2017-02-17
Jennifer (Angelo) Meck - 2017-02-16
Mark (Marck) Robinson - 2017-02-16
Ruby V. Shroyer - 2017-02-16
Thomas L. Spencer - 2017-02-14
Paul M. Calhoun - 2017-02-13
Richard A. May - 2017-02-13
Brent Allen Pensyl - 2017-02-13
Glen M. Johnson - 2017-02-11
Lois Mae Sollenberger - 2017-02-11
Stanley W. Corley Sr. - 2017-02-10
Michael Brady Rininger - 2017-02-10
Cheyanne Marie Powell - 2017-02-10
Dacota Emily Powell - 2017-02-10
Mark B. Atkinson - 2017-02-09
Shirley M. Conner - 2017-02-09
S. June Gosnell - 2017-02-09
Harold Grant Bishop - 2017-02-08
Arnold R. Miller - 2017-02-08
Minnie E. Miller - 2017-02-07
Derek Shane Burr - 2017-02-04
Mary Amelia Machtley - 2017-02-04
Erma Ruth Ling - 2017-02-04
Ronald W. Bingham - 2017-02-03
Carlton F. Rinker - 2017-02-03
Gary Francis Suggars - 2017-02-03
Roger A. Dodson - 2017-02-02
Geraldine A. Logsdon - 2017-02-02
Brenda J. Sacratini - 2017-02-02

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State/National

Customs probes helicopter for stunt

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — After a government helicopter was used in an over-the-top invitation to a... More...

Businessman buys Gettysburg map

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The massive light-up map depicting the Battle of Gettysburg will head... More...

NCAA task force to oversee Penn St. fine

A 10-member task force has been named to come up with guidelines for how to distribute the record... More...

World

Mexico pipeline fire near U.S. border kills 26

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A big fire erupted at a natural gas pipeline distribution center near... More...

Oil falls below $96 on economic worries

NEW YORK ( AP) — The price of oil fell for a second day, as a major shipping company gave... More...

Scholar: Jesus cites wife in ancient script

BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University professor on Tuesday unveiled a fourth-century fragment of... More...

Local Sports

Dell is ready for an Everett homecoming

2012 Olympic rower visiting area with bronze medal from London Games

Natalie Dell’s ultimate dream of winning an Olympic medal became reality. That said, her... More...

Chestnut Ridge girls dominate McConnellsburg in sweep

McCONNELLSBURG — Over the last couple years, the Chestnut Ridge and McConnellsburg volleyball... More...

Everett beats Tussey Mt.

EVERETT — Host Everett worked past Tussey Mountain for a three-game sweep on Tuesday. The... More...