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“Sips & Giggles” will be hosted by Briar Valley Winery, 1036 Industrial Ave., Bedford, from 6 to 9 p.m. May 24. Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased at winery. Coltt Lepley will open the entertainment at 6 p.m. and will be followed by comedian Derrick Knopsnyder. Mike Travers will r…

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Junior Fair Board will host a car wash at the Bedford County Fairgrounds, Bedford, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15. For more information, call 839-4143.

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Beijing is airing Korean War movies (antagonist: America) to arouse patriotic feelings in the Chinese public and offering tax cuts to software and chip companies as U.S. export controls threaten Chinese tech companies.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump’s state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president’s federal filings.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly stalked out of a meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with Democrats unless they drop all investigations in the aftermath of the special counsel’s Trump-Russia report.

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Bedford County Technology Center celebrated the end of the careers for 65 students Wednesday during the annual Senior Recognition and Awards Night at Bedford Area High School.

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A fallen soldier killed during the Vietnam War will be honored during a bridge dedication ceremony Friday.

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In what only can be described as a very light voter turnout in Blair County, the big story was in the race for Blair County commissioner. Although the polls closed at 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening and the ballots were mostly counted, it will be some time until the smoke clears and the election can be properly certified by the Blair County Board of Elections.

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FISHERTOWN — Taxpayers in the Chestnut Ridge School District will see an increase in their bills.

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In contested races at the township, borough and school board levels, some new faces will join governing boards for the next term while familiar faces will stay in their positions.

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A Schellsburg woman has won the primary race for the office of the prothonotary/clerk of courts and will replace currently prothonotary Cathy Fetter provided there is no write-in challengers in the fall.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Fred Keller, a conservative state lawmaker, won the special election for Congress on Tuesday in a heavily Republican district that sprawls across areas of central and northern Pennsylvania that are a stronghold for President Donald Trump.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free preschool classes.

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PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Companies specializing in the handling of radioactive material are buying retired U.S. nuclear reactors from utilities and promising to clean them up and demolish them in dramatically less time than usual — eight years instead of 60, in some cases.

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Janet Ritchey, left, and Barbara Himmler, right, are shown with some of the bud vases made by the Bedford Lioness Club members following a recent meeting. Club members arranged 50 carnation bud vases to be distributed to ladies at Donahoe Manor nursing home in Bedford. The annual Mother’s Da…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Tamping down talk of war, top Trump administration officials told Congress on Tuesday that recent actions by the U.S. deterred attacks on American forces. But some lawmakers remained deeply skeptical of the White House approach in the Middle East.

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An Everett man was involved in a single-vehicle crash May 17.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying on Tuesday.

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Bedford County’s two incumbent Republican commissioners finished with the most votes during the primary election Tuesday, according to unofficial election results.

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Bedford High School’s Rosie the Riveter Bots IQ team earned Grand Champion honors at the National Robotics Competition Friday and Saturday at California University of Pennsylvania.

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Bedford attorney Brandi Hershey won both the Republican and Democratic nominations for judge of the Court of Common Pleas during the primary election Tuesday, according to unofficial election results.

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SAXTON—The Tussey Mountain School Board will advertise for technical support after the board failed to renew its contract with Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 for the same services.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation’s leading tobacco producers, said Monday he was introducing legislation to raise the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21.

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HOUSTON (AP) — A 16-year-old boy from Guatemala who died in U.S. custody Monday had been held for six days — twice as long as federal law generally permits — then transferred to another holding facility after he was diagnosed with the flu.