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February 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Hope for answers as release of Amtrak crash evidence nears

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eight months after a deadly Amtrak derailment, federal investigators are... More...

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Weather Today

Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers: Mainly in the morning. Cooler with highs in the upper 40s. West... More...

School Menus

Bedford Elementary   Monday: Hot dog sandwich or ham and cheese sandwich, hash brown pattie,... More...


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The SAT’s $10 words

Guest editorial

Say so long and good riddance to the SAT’s abstruse vocabulary... More...

Old Photo Album

Mary Catherine (Dibert) Robinette of Bedford celebrated her 90th birthday on Sunday, Jan.... More...

The demand for villains

The latest tempest in a teapot controversy is over a lack of black nominees for this year's Academy... More...

State/National Sports

Jeter shines as Pitt tops Virginia Tech, 90-71

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With his team coming off its third double-digit loss in two weeks,... More...

PSU wrestlers pound Michigan; Pitt falls to NC State

UNIVERSITY PARK – #1 Penn State (12-0, 7-0 B1G) dominated #10 Michigan (10-2, 5-1 B1G) in... More...

Djokovic, Kerber earn Australian Open championships

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In five previous Australian Open wins, Novak Djokovic had never... More...

Gabriel earns fourth title

Bedford’s Jonathan Gabriel top, rides Brian Courtney of Athens in the 126-pound Thomas... More...

Bench brings students together

EDINBORO,... More...

Top of th' Morning

The Bedford County Technical Center will have its annual open house on Thursday, Feb.... More...


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Dozens killed by bombs in Syria... More...

Candidates push for turnout

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Emily Isaac used her college graduation gift money to fly from... More...

Pentagon says it won’t demote Petraeus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will not demote retired Army... More...


Oxfam: $1.9B in Ebola aid not delivered by donors

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — International donors have failed to deliver $1.9 billion in... More...

Local Sports

Ridge earns three Thomas champs, team title

Heading into Saturday’s action at the 2016 Thomas Chevrolet Tournament, it was widely... More...

Bedford’s Gabriel captures fourth title

Jonathan Gabriel puts winning four Thomas Tournament championships in a similar place on the totem... More...

2016 Thomas Chevrolet Wrestling Tournament Results

2016 Thomas Chevrolet Tournament Team Key and Standings... More...


Religion News

CHILI Cookoff will be hosted by St. Peters Lutheran Church, Graybill Road, Osterburg, from noon to... More...