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August 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

July jobless rates spike in most states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 30 U.S. states last month, even as employers in... More...

Dollar General enters bid war for rival chain

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s top dollar store chains are betting big that their... More...

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Glimpses of Bedford County

Agency assures victims care, compassion

Your Safe Haven, established in 1996, is located at 195 Drive-In Lane,... More...

Ridge classroom

One classroom of Chestnut Ridge Middle School fourth graders was omitted from the Back to School... More...

Uninvited Bedford man facing charges

Bedford Borough police have charged a Bedford man in six different incidents that began in July.... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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The long goodbye

I t surprised a lot of people when the coroner in Northern Virginia ruled Jim Brady’s death a... More...

Talking tax to middle class

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s middle class is getting a lot of attention from... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers looking to expand no-huddle on the road

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers have done a good job with... More...

Slumping Pirates surrender six early runs, fall to Braves

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first... More...

Phillies beat Mariners behind a three-hitter from Williams

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Jerome Williams took a threehitter into the eighth inning, Andres Blanco... More...

Vital Statistics

Blessed events

Christopher and Lindsay (Clark) Turnbull of Everett welcomed a daughter to their family Aug. 7. Mae... More...

Pa. group: Health registry needed for drilling

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican... More...

Kindergarten class size a concern for Tussey Mountain

SAXTON — The size of the kindergarten class at Defiance Elementary School is a concern the... More...

Three fawns poached, dumped along Bedford Twp. road; reward offered

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is looking for information on the illegal killing of three fawns... More...

Top of th' Morning

Crews responded to a Saxton fire Monday evening. Saxton, Six Mile and Huntingdon County... More...

Obituaries

Mildred L. Buseck - 2014-11-22
Richard D. Stroup - 2014-11-22
Jere Lynn Conner - 2014-11-21
John G. James Sr. - 2014-11-21
Barbara Anne Montag - 2014-11-21
Richard D. Stroup - 2014-11-21
Lila J. Whetstone - 2014-11-21
Russell L. Berkey - 2014-11-20
Naomi J. Harnish - 2014-11-19
Margie M. Heltzel - 2014-11-19
Mabel M. Burkett - 2014-11-18
Mary E. Cessna - 2014-11-18
Maynard Curtis Spade - 2014-11-18
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

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State/National

Man saved after scenic crash

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Police believe a man may have fallen asleep at the wheel before his car... More...

New utility line faces opposition

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is... More...

Convict judge’s daughter facing fraud charge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The daughter of convicted former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan... More...

World

Iraqi forces retake key dam

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured Iraq’s largest dam from Islamic... More...

Terrorist fighters to be topic of summit

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. administration says that President Barack Obama will host a... More...

Mexico to offer 4.9B in electric projects

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says it expects to put out for bid $4.9 billion in electrical... More...

Local Sports

Beisinger, Ridge team wins at BCAA tourney

Chestnut Ridge’s Hunter Beisinger won the individual championship at the annual Bedford... More...

Bison tennis sweeps

Bedford opened the 2014 girls tennis season in fine fashion with a 5-0 shutout of... More...

Senior Pirates throttle Yankees

STATE COLLEGE — The Pirates jumped out to an early lead on the Yankees at State College and... More...