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August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between... More...

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Local

Model railroad group to host show

The Bedford Model Railroaders will host their 10th anniversary “N-Scale Weekend” Aug. 23 and... More...

SOUND OFF

It’s a time of joy and sadness — Bedford County’s students are returning to... More...

Pets-In-Need at Live Well Chiropractic

Pets-In-Need volunteers, including canine ambassador Tinker, pictured, will participate in the... More...

Editorial

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End pigeon shoots

A true sportsman or sportswoman cringes at the thought of blasting away at pigeons released from... More...

Hillary got it right

‘G reat nations need organizing principles, and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff ’ is... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers O-line showing strong

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The offensive line has been a sore spot for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the... More...

Gilbert gets a new six-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers and offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert have reached... More...

Braves send Pirates to another loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew... More...

Bedford votes to keep candy sale

The candy bars are coming and the superintendent is... More...

Clearville man gets prison for role in thefts, burglaries

A Clearville man pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 5-10 years in state prison by Judge Travis... More...

Ferguson pledges outreach efforts after shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson’s leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark... More...

Top of th' Morning

HOPE for Hyndman Charter School students start classes today. As area schools gear up for the year,... More...

Obituaries

Ruth A. Sparks - 2014-09-20
Ruth E. Rose - 2014-09-20
Peggy A. Cottle - 2014-09-19
Robert K. Dempsey - 2014-09-17
Mary Helen Deihl - 2014-09-17
Evelyn Putt - 2014-09-17
Janet Mae Summers - 2014-09-17
Vivian P. Evans - 2014-09-16
Carson Junior Shaffer - 2014-09-16
Juanita Felten - 2014-09-13
Connor Lee Ickes - 2014-09-13
Lewis Dwight Ellis - 2014-09-12
Polly Anna Wambaugh - 2014-09-12
Robert Raymond Earnest - 2014-09-11
Tracy A. Bishop - 2014-09-10
Sonya E. McGhee - 2014-09-10
James B. MacRae Jr. - 2014-09-10
Leah Duella Ramper - 2014-09-08
Phyllis L. Koontz - 2014-09-06
William L. Fockler Sr. - 2014-09-06
Virginia Z. Meck - 2014-09-06
S. David Hoenstine - 2014-09-04
Olive M. Hughes - 2014-09-04
Freda P. Snowden - 2014-09-04
Rev. D. Lloyd Abbott - 2014-09-03
Dona Faye Feather - 2014-09-03
Olive M. Hughes - 2014-09-03
Betty L. Bowser - 2014-09-02
Charlene K. Gonsman - 2014-09-02
Benjamin L. Knisely - 2014-09-02
Floyd W. Shaw - 2014-09-02
Gregory Rogers Wells - 2014-09-02
Mary F. Mangus - 2014-09-02

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State/National

Thousands of gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

CINCINNATI ( AP) — An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio... More...

Winning Powerball jackpot unclaimed

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia that was worth $1 million... More...

Los Angeles schools decriminalize discipline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students caught misbehaving in the nation’s second largest school... More...

World

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president declared a curfew and ordered security... More...

WWII bomb found near Frankfurt airport

BERLIN (AP) — AWorld War II bomb found Tuesday next to a highway near Frankfurt airport was... More...

Argentina car crash kills pope’s relatives

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in... More...

Local Sports

Sports Schedule

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20Girls TennisBedford at Forest Hills, 4 p.m.Shanksville-Stonycreek at... More...

Schellsburg Fast-Pitch

PLAYOFFSFirst Round (Best of Three Games)Sunday, August 10(6) Queen City 12, (3) Union Hotel... More...

Bulletin Board

Winning Edge Athletics is holding tryouts for its new 18U fastpitch softball girls team. They will... More...