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A Huntingdon County man in jail on charges he sexually abused four children in three counties had some charges withdrawn against him in Bedford County on Wednesday.

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The following defendants waived their right to a preliminary hearing in central court on Wednesday:

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. A court fight will almost certainly follow over the government’s desire to hold migrant families until their cases are decided.

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Bedford High School Class of 1960 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Homewood at Spring House Estates. For reservations, call 623-8019.

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Party in the Park has been rescheduled to Sept. 7. The event, rescheduled from Aug. 15 due to inclement weather, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Tenley Park in Everett and will feature Desperado, an Eagles tribute band.

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ATLANTA (AP) — The first day of fall semester brought fear to Clark Atlanta University, where students worried about their safety the day after gunshots were fired into a crowd of 200 people outside the school’s library.

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HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Wednesday that a recent deadly explosion at a military testing site in northwestern Russia hasn’t posed any radiation threat, but he remained coy about the circumstances of the mysterious incident.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — New California data shows insurance companies declined to renew nearly 350,000 home insurance policies in areas at high risk for wildfire since the state began collecting data in 2015.

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Escalating an international spat , President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a “nasty” statement when she rejected his idea to buy Greenland as an absurdity.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is pulling the plug on a billion-dollar, technically troubled project to build a better weapon that would destroy incoming missiles. The move is aimed in part at considering new approaches to missile defense at a time of rapid technological change.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported Wednesday.

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A Bedford man, who owned an assisted living center in Mifflin County that was shut down in 2016 because of poor facility conditions, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge that he failed to forward about $224,000 in employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service over an 18-month period.

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A Fulton County man was charged with possessing child pornography.

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The energy company studying the potential for wind turbines in the area of Bedford, East St. Clair and South Woodbury townships cited its development of a natural gas facility in Cambria County as an example of how it will work with local communities in Bedford County.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the passage of a law requiring Pennsylvania gun owners to report stolen or lost firearms, suggesting Tuesday that it could have prevented the shooter in last week’s wounding of six Philadelphia police officers from getting such firepower.

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A truck driver who threatened to “shoot up” a church in Memphis and said he was haunted by “spiritual snakes and spiders” people put in his bed was arrested in Indiana, less than a week before the day of the planned attacks, authorities said in newly filed court records.

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FISHERTOWN — The Chestnut Ridge school board on Tuesday got the first taste of the feasibility study on the district’s buildings.

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The Bedford Area School District’s school board toured the high school’s new weight room during its meeting Tuesday night before continuing discussions about a larger renovation project on the high school’s athletic wing.

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Cards have been requested for Lyda Herold on the occasion of her 103rd birthday on Aug. 28. Cards may be sent to Pennknoll Village, 208 Pennknoll Road, Everett, PA 15537.

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ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned Tuesday, blaming the collapse of his 14-month-old populist government on his rebellious, anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who triggered a political crisis to try to force early elections.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain, which are hurtling toward what many economists say could be a costly, damaging no-deal split in a little over two months, kicked off a high-wire week of diplomacy Tuesday by entrenching themselves deeper in their irreconcilable positions.

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NEW YORK (AP) — When Donald Trump assumed the presidency, conservative religious leaders drew up “wish lists’ of steps they hoped he’d take to oppose abortion and rein in the LGBTQ-rights movement. With a flurry of recent actions, Trump’s administration is now winning their praise for aggres…

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Missouri farmer blamed for running the largest organic food fraud scheme in U.S. history has died by suicide, weeks before he was to report to federal prison to begin serving a 10-year term, a coroner said Tuesday.

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SAXTON — Members of the Tussey Mountain elementary and high school teaching staffs and support personnel Tuesday participated in the third of a series of armed shooter exercises aimed at preparing them for such a situation.

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EVERETT — The Everett Area School District hired a new assistant principal for its middle and high schools on Monday, filling a newly created position intended to replace the head teacher role.

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SAXTON — A Saxton-Liberty Police Department officer will once again be in the halls of the Tussey Mountain School District Schools pending Saxton Borough approval.

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HOLLIDAYSBURG —A man and a woman were arrested Monday on charges relating to the death of a one-month-old boy in Freedom Township, Blair County, in June.

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A fishing magnate known as the Codfather will never be allowed to return to U.S. fisheries, the federal government said Monday in announcing it has settled its civil case against a man whose arrest for shirking quotas and smuggling profits overseas shocked the East Coast industry.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.