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6 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

Saxton man sentenced for gun trafficking

A federal judge sentenced a Saxton man Thursday to 35 months in prison for his role in a 2013 Bedford County-to-Baltimore handgun trafficking scheme that followed a Saxton gun store robbery.

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14 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

Lancaster Co - US-222 Repairs in Manheim Twp

Preparatory work will begin Sunday, Aug. 3, weather permitting, on a 4-mile section of U.S. 222 in Lancaster County because of the state's new transportation plan.

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Related Topix: Manheim, PA, Lancaster, PA, Lancaster County, PA, New Enterprise, PA

Yesterday | The Tribune-Democrat

Wine tasting, picnic will aid animals

The wine tasting and picnic will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 17. Proceeds benefit animals at the Bedford County Humane Society.

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Related Topix: Everett, PA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

Child rapist to report to jail Monday; medical concern cited

A Johnstown man set to pick a jury today on charges he sexually abused two boys, entered a guilty plea in Cambria County court Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA, Cambria County, PA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Bedford pleases palates

You won't find chain restaurants like Olive Garden and Red Lobster in downtown Bedford, but you will find some high-quality eating establishments.

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Related Topix: Bedford, PA, Life, Food, Dining, Home Gardening, Home, Recipes, Osterburg, PA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Thursday July 24 2014

MAJOR DRAMA YESTERDAY IN THE PARKING LOT OF ALTOONA'S LOGAN VALLEY MALL AND THE NEARBY K-MART STORE.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PennLive.com

Pennsylvania firefighters are part of contingent battling Oregon wildfires

A group of 22 Pennsylvania firefighters are among a group of 100 from the mid-Atlantic region who are fighting wildfires in Oregon.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

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Wednesday, JULY 23 2014

TIME POLICE CHIEF JEFFREY KETNER IS RETIRING EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1ST, BUT BORO OFFICIALS AND KETNER AREN'T COMMENTING.

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Related Topix: Clearville, PA, Cambria County, PA, Vintondale, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Vet clinic opened in Fulton County

MCCONNELLSBURG >> A low-cost spay/neuter and wellness clinic for cats and dogs opened in March in Penns Village Shopping Center, 182 Buchanan Trail.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, PA, McConnellsburg, PA, Vaccinations, Health, Everett, PA, Opinion

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Jason Michael Eugene Fetter

Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Anna and Charles Oldham of Bedford; and his father, Jeffery McKissick and fiancee, Michele, of Tyrone and her children, Trinity Burd and Serenity Sollenberger.

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Related Topix: Bedford, PA, Manns Choice, PA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

Saxton man killed in Bedford County accident

A Saxton man was killed in a pickup truck accident around 8:47 p.m. Fridaya Son Mosquito Hollow Road near this northeastern Bedford County community.

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Related Topix: Saxton, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Hundreds still without power Wednesday from Tuesday storm

Paul Wise cleans the yard at his home on New Franklin Road, Guilford Township. Strong winds from a Tuesday evening storm swept through a section of New Franklin, taking out trees and downing power lines.

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Related Topix: Franklin, PA, Franklin County, PA, Fulton County, PA, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, Opinion

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Budget strains county service

Since 1942, books have been delivered along rural, Centre County roads in a vehicle serving as the county library's bookmobile.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Alum Bank, PA, Huntingdon County, PA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Location of rare plant species hidden

Over the coming year, environmental experts are set to flock to Bedford County, updating a detailed roster of its unique, rare and threatened environmental wonders for the first time in 26 years.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Police investigating fire at alleged shooter's home

State police from Bedford are investigating a shooting and a subsequent "suspicious fire" at the Everett area home of the alleged shooter that occurred after he was incarcerated in lieu of $150,000 cash bail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Evening Sun

Hanover-Adams under severe thunderstorm watch

Hanover-Adams residents can expect thunderstorms tonight but clear weather throughout the Fourth of July weekend, according to the National Weather Service in State College.

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Related Topix: Weather, State College, PA, Somerset County, PA, Gettysburg, PA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Legal costs grow in Bedford case

The financial battle between the Bedford County commissioners and the county's chief judge hasn't ended yet, with the judge's court-ordered repayment on hold, a Supreme Court appeal filed and legal expenses mounting.

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