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  1. $250,000 In Rolexes Taken From Altoona MallRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Baseball as well as Pitt Football and Men's Basketball. The Fan also features live and local programming, 7-days [] ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) - Police are searching for three men a jeweler says stole about $250,000 worth of Rolex watches from a central ...

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  2. People thankful for dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    For a fifth-grade teacher like Megan Cornelius of Frederick, Md., a peaceful Thanksgiving day nap and some reading without any disruptions is "wonderful to me," she said. Cornelius said she read and slept a little about 11 a.m. Thursday-in her car outside of Best Buy in Altoona as she waited for doors to open at 5 p.m. And about eight others, all waiting to get special deals on electronics, were also waiting in their cars Thursday at Best Buy.

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  3. Sheetz Says Happy Holidays with Free CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2011 | CSP

    ... and Decaf round out the menu; giving Sheetz the widest variety of fresh coffees anywhere. Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pa., Sheetz, Inc. is one of America's fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, with more than $4.9 ...

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  4. Mary E. MitchellRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    Mary E. Mitchell, 100, formerly of Altoona, went home to be with the Lord early Tuesday morning at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William E. and Lena Mae McMinn.

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  5. Workers keep roads safe for Thanksgiving travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altoona Mirror

    ... Avenue and the 10th Avenue Expressway, the city has 181 miles of roads to cover when inclement weather bears down on Altoona. And most of those roads are two lane, Diedrich said, meaning all the city's plows were driving more than 360 miles - ...

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  6. Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | GantDaily.com

    ... Police received a report about a single-vehicle accident on the Old Erie Pike. The driver, police said, was flown to Altoona for treatment of injuries. Police received a report about a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Route 322. No injuries were ...

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  7. Sheetz Among Best Places to Work in VirginiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | CSP

    ... Virginia and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final ranking. Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pa., Sheetz Inc. is one of America's fastest-growing family-owned and -operated convenience retailers, with more than $6.6 ...

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  8. Police ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | GantDaily.com

    ... Police received a report about a single-vehicle accident on the Old Erie Pike. The driver, police said, was flown to Altoona for treatment of injuries. Police received a report about a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Route 322. No injuries were ...

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  9. Police: Four sold sex, drugsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Altoona Mirror

    Jamal W. Nelson, 34, and his girlfriend, Theresa N. Benson, 32, both of Johnstown, are accused of peddling heroin and sex in a Logan Township motel Saturday, and bringing with them two women, Brittney K. Rugg, 28, of Windber and Tess C. Triplin, 29, of Johnstown, to meet with men who answered their online classified ads, according to police. "We got information they were coming to to the area to sell heroin," said Altoona police Cpl.

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  10. Attorney John F. SullivanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Altoona Mirror

    Attorney John F. Sullivan, 82, Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday at the manor after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late John F. Sr. and Dorothy B. Sullivan.

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  11. Luetta I. CawthernRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Samuel E. and Pearl A. Wallace. She married David L. Cawthern on June 6, 1946, in Shamokin.

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  12. 'Babes in the Woods' discovered 80 years ago, Nov. 24, 1934Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | PennLive.com

    ... leaving the girls' bodies in the woods, Noakes and Pierce drove west, abandoned their car between McVeytown and Altoona and hitchhiked to Blair County. On Nov. 23, Pierce sold her coat, the couple's last possession except for the clothes they were ...

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  13. Leonard A. MeyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Leonard A. Meyers, 70, of Spencer, transitioned from this life on Friday, November 21, 2014. He was born December 14, 1943 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, to James and Augusta Meyers.

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  14. Ethel Marie (Foor) Lantz DeGolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Altoona Mirror

    ... She was preceded in death by her elder son, William C. Lantz III, in 1985; two sisters: Maude McNally of Altoona and Mae Shriver of Lewisburg; and three brothers: Elton Rush Foor Jr. of Garden Grove, Calif., and Don Foor and Jay Foor, both of ...

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  15. Franklin County area police logRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... store with a full cart of groceries worth about $255.42, according to police. THEFT >> Paul Russell Riggleman, 30, Altoona, was charged with retail theft at 10:17 a.m. Monday at Sheetz, 1 Monticello Court, according to Chambersburg police. ...

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  16. Suspect says shooting was - tragedy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Altoona Mirror

    The Altoona woman suspected of killing her mother showed no emotion as she heard the charges against her Thursday morning during her first appearance before a judge. "I've never got into trouble a day in my life," Tracy A. Stephenson, 48, of 3706 Fifth Ave. told Magisterial District Judge Fred Miller during her arraignment on homicide and related charges via videoconference between Central Booking and Miller's office.

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  17. Fischer, Hunsberger Ready for NCAA ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Penn State Athetlics

    ... (Pittsburgh, Pa.) paced the women with her 11th-place finish. Glen Burkhardt (Kennett Square, Pa.), Wade Endress (Altoona, Pa.) and Robby Creese (Mount Airy, Md.), along with Fischer garnered all-region honors as they tallied top-25 finishes. ...

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  18. Belles, David A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Newark Advocate

    ... Hill Cemetery. David passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born March 25, 1944 in Altoona, PA to the late Wesley Smyth and Madelynn Ruth (Macelwee) Belles. David was a compassionate man with a big heart who was ...

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  19. 2015 recruiting class profiles: Kevin GivensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Cardiac Hill

    ... and skill set translates to being a defensive end at the college level. Kevin Givens helped lead a big turnaround at Altoona High School in recent years, as they have been a bottom-feeder in the WPIAL since they joined a few years ago. Altoona ...

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  20. Crystal Ball Brewing Company in York is branching out, giving backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The York Daily Record

    ... Ryne Bogart) Jesse James De Salvo, co-founder, said the West York brewing company is working with a distributor in Altoona, Pa., and will expand its distribution to Clearfield, Centre, Indiana, Cambria, Blair, Mifflin, Huntingdon, Westmoreland, ...

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