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August 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gunman fires at police from Georgia school

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Ready for battle

Bedford, Everett and Alum Bank firemen gathered at Fort Bedford Park Tuesday evening to hone their... More...

Special Sections

Local

ACM prepares to offer ‘blended’ courses

CUMBERLAND, Md. — Allegany College of Maryland, a regional leader in extending higher... More...

Group plans race events for Labor Day

Cumberland Valley Rec Council will kick off its Annual Labor Day picnic with a “Racin’... More...

Commissioners hire jail, court staff

The Bedford County commissioners took care of some personnel items Tuesday in a brief meeting. The... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Filner’s headlock

Being mayor of San Diego has to be one of the best jobs in American politics: wonderful year- round... More...

Can he write his own laws?

A s a reaction to the crack epidemic of the 1980s, many federal drug laws carry strict mandatory... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers still sloppy at the halfway mark of preseason

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Mike Tomlin is running out of patience. Even worse, his team is running... More...

Eagles name Vick the starter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Vick took a pay cut and had to compete for his job when he... More...

Marathon bombing responders, vets play at Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Josh Wege stepped into the pitch and smacked the neon yellow softball off the... More...

U.S. considers cutting some aid to Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration, undertaking a major review of... More...

Bedford prepares for ‘best days of the year’

Bedford Area School Board approved numerous business and personnel items Tuesday as the district... More...

Wildfire spending tops $1B

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Wildfires burning in Oregon, Idaho and Montana are taxing national... More...

Top of th' Morning

“Meet the Bison Night” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at Bedford High School. All... More...

Obituaries

Margaret I. Bowser - 2014-11-15
Leo J. Hankinson - 2014-11-15
Justin Wade Henderson - 2014-11-14
Betty L. Weyant - 2014-11-14
Roxie Ann Birmingham - 2014-11-13
Helen (Ford) Gates - 2014-11-12
Adaline Irene Craig - 2014-11-11
Mary Grace Benna - 2014-11-10
Deborah J. Heeter - 2014-11-10
John H. Mills - 2014-11-10
Laura V. Melius - 2014-11-08
Shirley A. Barefoot - 2014-11-07
Lois Beachly Armstrong - 2014-11-06
Lucy May Pittman - 2014-11-06
Marjorie M. Roland - 2014-11-06
Robert C. McFarland - 2014-11-05
James William Cornell - 2014-11-05
Justin Allen Ketterman - 2014-11-04
Vance E. Carson - 2014-11-03
L. Jean Claycomb - 2014-11-03
Grace Lynn Ritchey - 2014-11-03
Arnedia Jane Sphon - 2014-11-03
Robert Terry Whetstone - 2014-11-03
John J. Yotko - 2014-11-03
Arnedia Jane Sphon - 2014-11-01
John J. Yotko - 2014-11-01
Martha Ann (Koons) Lau - 2014-10-30
Betty Jane Bivens - 2014-10-29
Beth A. Miller - 2014-10-29
Samuel J. Glass - 2014-10-29
Virginia C. Mock - 2014-10-29
Michael W. Spencer - 2014-10-29
John William Bayer Jr. - 2014-10-28
Edmund Lee Hillegass - 2014-10-28
Karen Diane Jackson - 2014-10-28
John Richard Williams - 2014-10-28
Anna Mae Christopher - 2014-10-27
Edward A. Dodson - 2014-10-27

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State/National

Hawaii to study sharks after spike in attacks

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials plan to spend the next two years studying tiger shark... More...

Mosquitoes worse this summer in parts of U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tiny mosquito all too often has man on the run. And this summer, it... More...

Pa. man proud of Paterno billboard

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man says he paid for a billboard on a rural... More...

Local Sports

Straub, Bedford team capture titles at BCAA

Bedford made an early statement toward being the county’s best golf team in 2013 by winning... More...

Lady Bison tennis opens with win over Johnstown

Last fall, the Bedford girls tennis squad was young and it showed. The Lady Bisons returned only... More...

Funds still needed for fields

The financial end of the project to upgrade the athletic fields at the Snake Spring Community Park... More...