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  1. Weekend intrasquad games scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... d photos in the clubhouse but I'll try to snap a photo later today. The guy had a "Rudy Owens Perm Hat" give away in Altoona, Pa., so this is in fact a legitimate news item. (OK, maybe not. Still, a week-plus into spring training, anything helps.)

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  2. Mtn. Lions' upset bid falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    The Altoona Area High School boys basketball team's season bounced all over the place before taking a sharp turn in the right direction in February. It wasn't all that unlike the final 11.8 seconds of the Mountain Lions' District 6 Class AAAA championship game with State College.

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  3. Aviation system modernization: Let's get the facts straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    ... into National Airport - in no way resembles what's needed to handle a twin-prop's flight taking four passengers from Altoona, Pa. to Shreveport, La. Unfortunately, the discredited idea that all airplanes impose the same cost on the system has long ...

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  4. Symphony Orchestra concert to honor the region's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altoona Mirror

    An immigrant from Hong Kong, Altoona Symphony Orchestra Maestra Teresa Cheung says she has long been fascinated with how a young America has evolved while holding on to its short history. "America is a very youthful country, and you see a lot of changes, things morphing, and it is very exciting to be a part of it," she said.

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  5. Sheetz 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CSP

    ... 10 finalists and will announce the winner on March 7 at the WVU vs. Oklahoma State University (OSU) football game. Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz has more than $6.9 billion in revenue and more than 16,000 employees. The company operates 500 convenience ...

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  6. Area fish dinners and seafood buffetsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Altoona Mirror

    ... fries, roll, cake and a choice of coffee or punch. Fish dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Unter Uns Club, Van Buren Avenue. Altoona. Dinners will be a choice of baked or fried haddock, macaroni and cheese or scalloped potatoes, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw, ...

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  7. Shelby Chief Charlie Roub retires after 35 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | News Journal

    ... chief of a police department was something Roub, 56, never envisioned when he moved to Shelby from his hometown of Altoona, Pennsylvania. Roub came to Shelby toward the end of his senior year of high school. He stayed long enough to graduate from ...

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  8. Son charged as suspect in murder of retired professorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Penn

    ... car was missing from her garage. The victim's son, Todd Royce Walters, 36, was found driving his mother's car in Altoona and now faces criminal charges for homicide and aggravated assault. Officials said that Walters was traveling with a number of ...

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  9. Northwest AAA Region Wrestling Pairings AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | GantDaily.com

    The Clearfield Bisons knew after their exciting come-from-behind District 9 title on Saturday night in Clarion that they would be sending nine wrestlers on to the Northwest Region Wrestling Championships at the Altoona Area High School Fieldhouse, which begins on Friday February 28 and concludes on Saturday March 1. For the first time, the Northwest Region has expanded from a 12-man bracket to a 15-man bracket. In Friday night's first round, which begins at 5:00 pm, one district champ at each weight will receive a bye.

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  10. Revenge game: Altoona knocks out Lady TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Altoona Mirror

    Thanks to a fabulous second quarter, the third time was a charm for the Altoona Area High School Lady Lions Monday night. After having lost both of their regular-season games to archrival Hollidaysburg, the Lady Lions emphatically squared accounts in the semifinal round of the District 6-AAAA playoffs Monday, riding a 14-2 second-quarter advantage to a 51-35 victory in a game played at the Tyrone Area Middle School gymnasium.

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  11. Sheetz to offer free coffee, fountain drinks on Feb. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... located at 1810 Liberty Drive, Thomasville, N.C., according to the press release. Sheetz was established in 1952 in Altoona. According to the press release, the convenience store chain runs operations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, ...

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  12. N.C.'s newest Sheetz will be the company's 500th storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    Sheetz Inc. will hold a grand opening Tuesday for its new location in Thomasville, which will be the company's 500th store location in the U.S. The store at 1810 Liberty Drive is part of a larger expansion. The Altoona, Pennsylvania-based gas station and convenience store chain plans to open six additional stores in the Tar Heel State over the next two months.

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  13. William M. SagaitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of Dorothy and the late Alexander Sagaities. He married Julie A. on April 30, 1983.

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  14. Saverio - Sam' LaCroceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Altoona Mirror

    ... Bonita K. Weyrauch and husband, Jim, of Drexel Hill, Chief Milton R. "Mickey" Fields Jr. and wife, Karen, of Altoona, and Sam Anthony LaCroce and wife, Karen, of Altoona; six grandchildren: Meghan LaCroce (fiance, Daniel Price) in North Carolina, ...

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  15. Three-peatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Lewistown Sentinel

    The weather outside was frightful, but the Mifflin County wrestling team was more than delightful at the District 6 Class AAA wrestling championships on Saturday. The Huskies crowned four champions, matching their record mark from a year ago, and pushed nine through into the Northwest Regional championships next week at Altoona.

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  16. Politics pays off for some leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Altoona Mirror

    ... to garner 100 signatures from registered voters within their political party. The same goes for those running for Altoona's mayoral, council and controller seats. Those running for most borough and township offices, however, need only 10 signatures ...

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  17. Easter Seals fallout continuesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Altoona Mirror

    ... its own board, CEO and control of finances. After Easter Seals of Central and Western Pennsylvania ended services in Altoona, Blair County commissioners signed documents on Feb. 6 that allowed the Tyrone Regional Health Network to take over the ...

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  18. Free book giveawayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Altoona Mirror

    ... circle." To enter to win this book, please send your name, address and daytime telephone number to Cory?Dobrowolsky, Altoona Mirror, 301 Cayuga Ave., Altoona, PA 16602, or email your information to cdobrowolsky@altoonamirror.com . Please be sure to ...

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  19. Retired professor beaten to death, son chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Pocono Record

    ... Center. The coroner ruled that blunt force trauma was the cause of death. Hours later, police stopped her car near Altoona in Blair County and arrested Todd Royce Walters, 36, who also lived in the home. He was charged in Indiana County with ...

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  20. Retired Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor slain, son chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Morning Call

    ... Center. The coroner ruled that blunt force trauma was the cause of death. Hours later, police stopped her car near Altoona in Blair County and arrested Todd Royce Walters, 36, who also lived in the home. He was charged in Indiana County with ...

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