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Burned firefighter feels normal again after face transplant

NEW YORK (AP) — A Mississippi firefighter who received the world's most extensive face... More...

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Plans display for the Hopewell Bridge project

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will conduct an open house and plans display to... More...

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Very warm with... More...

Central Court

EVERETT - The following defendants waived a preliminary hearing on criminal charges Wednesday, Aug.... More...


Italy earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubble

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out... More...

Powerful earthquake shakes Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least... More...

Local Sports

Schellsburg softball playoffs in full swing

After a two hour rain delay and working on back field, the second game of the quarter-final between... More...

Curve fall 4-3 to Senators

HARRISBURG — The Altoona Curve rallied to take a lead in the eighth inning, but fell on a... More...

Bedford district continues its mold clean-up

The Bedford Area School District is continuing the clean-up of a mold issue which has delayed the... More...

An unlikely combination

StarKist tuna company honors veterans

SCHELLSBURG—At first glance, it may seem an unlikely pairing to think of StarKist Tuna and... More...

Top of th' Morning

Bedford Area school students are invited to visit Old Bedford Village, free of charge, if... More...


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Scientists find Earth-like planet at neighboring star

WASHINGTON (AP) — After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where... More...

Meet Octobot, a robot that’s a real softie

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest revolutionary robot isn’t the metallic, costly machine... More...

Man found unconscious on CSX tracks heads to court

EVERETT — A Maryland man, charged with threatening an officer and resisting arrest, will be... More...


Same old, same old

Guest editorial

‘It is time clean up Harrisburg,” said Gov. Tom Wolf when he first took office in... More...

Different Strokes —

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Everybody’s coach


Once in a Little League game I saw a third-base coach stop the action while he walked out to the... More...

State/National Sports

McSorley to start at quarterback for PSU

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Trace McSorley will start at quarterback for Penn State when the... More...

Cole struggles again, Pirates fall to Astros

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After seeing rookie Jameson Taillon and newcomer Ivan Nova put together... More...

Steelers Heyward ready to work on defensive line

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh defensive end Cameron Heyward isn’t opposed to a rotation... More...