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Saturday Sep 13 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Chilly Saturday

SMITHFIELD HOPEFULLY YOU CAN MAKE IT OUT THERE AND YOU MIGHT WANT TO BUNDLE UP. THE RAIN WON'T BE AN ISSUE FOR THEM, BUT IT'S CHILLY ALL DAY.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Clarion, Washington County, PA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Maryland, Pennsylvania win Miss America prelims

Miss Maryland Jade Kenny won Thursday's swimsuit competition, while Miss Pennsylvania Amanda Smith won the talent portion by singing "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again" from the musical "Phantom of the Opera." "I've been singing since I was 2 or 3," said Ms.

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Related Topix: Miss America

Pocono Record

U.S. Capitol flag donated to Shanksville 9/11 memorial

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert gave the flag that flew atop the U.S. Capitol on 9/11 to the Flight 93 National Memorial on Thursday, saying the building might not still be standing if the plane's passengers and crew had not rebelled against four hijackers. Hastert spoke to hundreds of family members, dignitaries and spectators at a ceremony in a field in Shanksville, Somerset County, where the United Airlines plane crashed on Sept.

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Related Topix: Shanksville, PA, Flight 93 National Memorial, US National Parks, Air Accidents

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The York Daily Record

Todd Platts: 9/11 aftermath showed the 'greatness of America,' resiliency

Ordinary Americans showed resilience and greatness in the aftershocks of the 9/11 attacks, former congressman Todd Platts told a gathering at the Jacobus Lions Club meeting Thursday night, the 13th anniversary of the attacks. The former six-term representative, now a county judge, was only in his first year in Washington the day the nation was rocked by those attacks.

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Related Topix: Jacobus, PA, York County, PA

The Bulletin

9/11: Flight 93 crashed in professor's hometown

Though most remember the events that took place on Sept. 11, 2001, not many can say that Flight 93, the plane that citizens overtook before it reached the White House, landed not only in their hometown, but nearly in their mother's backyard.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, PA, Stoystown, PA

Examiner.com

Metro Atlanta youth are remembering first responders and victims of 9/11

Across Metro Atlanta and the country students and communities are remembering the tragic deaths of nearly 3,000 people on the unforgettable 9/11 . Thirteen years ago today, people lost their lives in three separate attacks on September 11, 2001: at the World Trade Center in New York City, The Pentagon in Washington D.C. and in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

WBOC-TV Salisbury

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Holds Summer Commencement

Celebration and reflection were the day's watchwords as the University of Maryland Eastern Shore held its summer commencement and 128th Founders' Day Convocation on Thursday, according to university spokesman Bill Robinson. The university awarded 28 doctor of physical therapy degrees and recognized four leaders for their contributions and loyal support of the institution.

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Related Topix: University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Wedding, United States Air Force Academy

Wed Sep 10, 2014

PennLive.com

Sept. 11, 2014: Shanksville, Pa., 13 years after 9/11, and so much has changed

The Flight 93 National Memorial is located outside the town of Shanksville, in Stonycreek Twp., Somerset County. The wall of names,with forty inscribed white marble panels, honors the passengers and crew.

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Related Topix: Shanksville, PA, Flight 93 National Memorial, US National Parks, Terrorism

WDSN-FM Du Bois

Woman Charged With Conversion Of Government Funds

A 44-year-old Somerset County woman has been charged with conversion of government funds after she allegedly received and cashed Social Security checks to which she was not entitled. Lisa Azzarella cashed 32 checks worth $21,124 from the Social Security Administration between January 2008 and August 2010.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Casey honors 9/11 fallen at gold medal ceremony

With the 13th anniversary of 9/11 -- one of the darkest days in American history -- approaching, U.S. Senator Bob Casey honored the fallen of that day at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony Wednesday morning in the U.S. Capitol. Senator Casey has worked with the Families of Flight 93 and members of Congress to fund and advance construction of the memorial near Shanksville, Somerset County.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Robert Casey, Democrat, Shanksville, PA

PennLive.com

Remembering September 11, 2001

Firefighters and emergency personnel investigate the scene of the crash of a a United Airlines Boeing 757 with at least 45 passengers Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2001 near Shanksville, Pa., Somerset County.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757, Shanksville, PA

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Patch.com

Somerset County Freeholders To Place Wreath At 9/11 Memorial

Members of the Somerset County Board of Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione, will place a wreath at the county's 9/11 memorial at the corner of Main and Bridge streets on Thursday, Sept. 11. The public is welcome to attend.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Speaker lauds ordinary people who stepped up after 9/11

Members of the Chambersburg Area Senior High School Junior ROTC Color Guard perform their duties Sunday during the annual 9/11 Memorial Service at Letterkenny Chapel outside Chambersburg. Guest speaker Rev.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Terrorism, Shanksville, PA, Opinion

SFGate

Tree-destroying pest detected in Burlington County

When the invasive beetle turned up in Somerset County last spring, state officials were immediately concerned. The emerald ash borer had already killed tens of millions of ash trees across 23 states and two Canadian provinces and spread across Pennsylvania and New York.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Entomology, Science

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Somerset Freeholders to place wreath at 9/11 Memorial

Members of the Somerset County Board of Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione, will place a wreath at the county's 9/11 memorial at the corner of Main and Bridge streets on Thursday, Sept. 11. The public is welcome to attend.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Times News

Historical

The Valley Forge military camp by the American Continental Army over the winter of 1777-1778 was pivotal in the American Revolution.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Times Observer

DUI problem

"Same Problem, Different County" read the headlines in Saturday's Warren Times Observer , however the source of the problem may not be the same as proclaimed by the Somerset County district attorney, Ms.

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Related Topix: Warren County, PA, Warren, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

PennLive.com

Flight 93 National Memorial 9/11 service includes first display of Congressional Gold Medal

The Flight 93 National Memorial is located outside the town of Shanksville, in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County.

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Related Topix: Flight 93 National Memorial, US National Parks, Shanksville, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Waly 103.9

Monday August 25 2014

A PENN STATE FRESHMAN FROM BOALSBURG WAS FOUND DEAD YESTERDAY MORNING INSIDE A CONSTRUCTION SITE AT THE HUB ROBERSON CENTER ON CAMPUS.

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Related Topix: Cairnbrook, PA, Vintondale, PA, Indiana County, PA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Oops: County Wrongly Figured Blood-Alcohol Levels

People who told police they were not that drunk while driving may have been right in one Pennsylvania county.

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