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Thursday August 21 2014

A DISTRICT JUDGE IN CENTRE COUNTY YESTERDAY ORDERED 53 YEAR OLD FREDERICK RICE OF Harrisburg TO STAND TRIAL AFTER HE WAIVED HIS PRELIMINARY HEARING.

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Related Topix: Centre County, PA, Blair County, PA, Davidsville, PA, Huntingdon County, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Evening Sun

Everyday Hero: Hanover woman encourages volunteerism

Peg Sennett, 72, of Hanover, takes a break from painting a deck during a home restoration in Swan Quarter, North Carolina, in May 2012 after Hurricane Irene damaged the coastal area.

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Related Topix: Hanover, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Hurricane Sandy

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Evangelical Lutheran bishop stepping down

Bishop Gregory Pile, of the Allegheny Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will retire Aug. 31 after 21 years of leading the synod.

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Related Topix: Friedens, PA, Huntingdon, PA, Somerset, PA, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Daily Kos

WE Tortured

New York City, Washington DC, Stonycreek Township: Americans on aviation fueled missiles, doomed to crash into World Trade Center, Pentagon and a Somerset County Pennsylvania field, like Malaysian Flight 17's 298, no survivors We follow the leaders who murder, following killers emulating torturers and inhumane zealots like Putin, the Klu Klux Klan ... (more)

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Mitt Romney

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Mountain Playhouse in Jennerstown marks 75 years

More than 75 years ago, Mountain Playhouse founder James Stoughton ran into where his sister, Louise Maust, was having breakfast one morning and said, "How much money do you have, Louise? We're going to open a theater."

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Related Topix: Jennerstown, PA, Theater, Arts, Home Listing, Home

The Tribune-Democrat

One reported dead in Somerset crash

One person is dead after a car-motorcycle crash in Somerset Township, emergency dispatchers said.

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Related Topix: Somerset, PA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Vietnam veterans will be honored

Tom Caulfield, director of Community Veterans Initiatives of Johnstown, said Thursday the Vietnam Era was among the most divisive in the nation's history.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA, Cambria County, PA, Life, Veteran Affairs

Altoona Mirror

Pain at the gas pump eased in Bedford

Except, that is, a gasoline price war - at least if the lines at the Bedford turnpike-interchange Sheetz are any indication.

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Rocklin and Roseville Today

Lincoln Man Serving Aboard the Navy's USS Somerset

Petty Officer 1st Class Brian West, an aviation boatswain's mate from Lincoln, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Shanksville, PA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

New filtration system targets mine water

There is a rusty tint to some nearby water and mud, too. Soon, though, a new filtration system, consisting of shallow vegetative wetlands, a settling basin, concrete trough, buried limestone and aeration component, is expected to help return those elements back to their natural appearances.

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Related Topix: South Fork, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Diaries of Baptist minister are a window to Lehman's past

The Rev. Charles Franklin Hall, a native of Somerset County, was pastor of the Baptist churches in Lehman Township and Centermoreland in the years 1895-6.

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Related Topix: Lehman, PA, Northumberland County, PA, Wedding, Dallas, PA, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

Antiques of all kinds coming to Somerset

The antiques show area, which will take up eight to 10 blocks, will encircle the courthouse and flow toward North Center Avenue to West Main Street, where it will end at Somerset Trust Co.'

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Related Topix: Somerset, PA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Danville News

Complainer: Cars whiz by, and drivers take whiz

The Pennsylvania Turnpike has asked state police to increase patrols near an area of the toll road where a woman says she can see motorists exposing and relieving themselves near her backyard.

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Related Topix: Stahlstown, PA

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