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  1. Aggravated assault charges against inmate tossedRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    A Blair County judge has dismissed three aggravated assault charges against a death row inmate accused of sucker-punching his Cambria County attorney in court last spring.

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  2. 5 things to know for today in Pennsylvania newsRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    ABOUT 19,000 CUSTOMERS STILL IN THE DARK, COLD IN PHILADELPHIA AREA They lost power during last Wednesday's storm, which knocked out electricity to about 850,000 customers when ice toppled power lines and tree branches.

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  3. Russian-born student in Altoona facing federal charges over bombsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    Federal authorities on Thursday charged a Penn State-Altoona student with making an unregistered destructive device after police found two bombs in his apartment Jan. 24. U.S. Attorney David Hickton announced the federal charges againsts Vladislav Miftakhov, 18, at a news conference in Johnstown.

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  4. Bail reduction denied in Altoona bomb materials caseRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    A Blair County judge has refused to reduce bail for a college student from Russia charged with possession of bomb-making and marijuana-growing materials.

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  5. Altoona nurses plan one-day strikeRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    Nurses at UPMC Altoona will stage a one-day strike on Feb. 11, the union announced today.

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  6. Feds reviewing Altoona student's bomb arrestRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    The FBI and federal prosecutors were reviewing allegations against a college student from Russia who has been charged with possessing bomb-making and marijuana-growing materials, though police acknowledge the suspect told them he wasn't planning on "blowing anything up."

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  7. Local News in Brief | $72G in scholarships goes to area studentsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    Bridge Educational Foundation and its donors, CSX Transportation and Waste Management, announced that $72,000 in scholarships went to students in Cambria County through participation in Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.

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  8. Altoona man stole 12-pack - of hand sanitizer - to make cocktails, police sayRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    Authorities say an Altoona man stole 12 bottles of hand sanitizer from a Blair County hospital so he could mix it with orange juice and drink it for the alcohol it contained.

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  9. State News in Brief | Police: Tyrone man beat motherRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    State police said a Blair County man nearly killed his mother by beating her about the face and head as the two argued in the waning moments of 2013.

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  10. Police: Blair County man severely beat mom on New Year'sRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | The Tribune-Democrat

    State police say a Blair County man nearly killed his mother by beating her about the face and head as the two argued in the waning moments of 2013.

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  11. Police ID 91-year-old Altoona woman killed crossing streetRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2013 | The Tribune-Democrat

    Police have released the name of a 91-year-old woman who was struck and killed by a pickup in Blair County, but say they're still not sure whether the driver will face charges.

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  12. Ex-Altoona soccer coach guilty of sex with 2 playersRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2013 | The Tribune-Democrat

    A former Altoona Area High School assistant soccer coach has pleaded guilty to having romantic and sexual relationships with two players, and will serve at least 60 days in the county jail followed by two years' probation.

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  13. Locked-out union members demonstrate at Penelec Altoona headquartersRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2013 | The Tribune-Democrat

    About 100 locked-out Penelec workers and family members spent more than an hour in Saturday's biting cold demonstrating along busy West Plank Road near the company's Altoona headquarters.

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  14. Penelec union families illustrate lockout's affectRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2013 | The Tribune-Democrat

    About 150 locked-out Penelec workers and family members spent more than an hour today demonstrating along busy West Plank Road near the company's Altoona headquarters.

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  15. Attorney sues county over client's sucker punchRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2013 | The Tribune-Democrat

    A defense attorney is suing a Blair County's commissioners, prison board, district attorney and sheriff's deputies - but not his former death-row inmate client - for somehow allowing the handcuffed prisoner to sucker punch the lawyer in a courtroom May 13. Blair County officials aren't commenting on the lawsuit reported Tuesday by the Altoona ... (more)

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  16. Radio host 'Frogman' Kelsey dead at 56Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | The Tribune-Democrat

    The host of a popular central Pennsylvania FM radio morning show known on the air as Steve "Frogman" Kelsey has died.

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  17. Attorney: Self-defense an issue in Altoona club deathRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2013 | The Tribune-Democrat

    A defense attorney says self-defense will be an issue in the trial of a man charged in a shooting death at a Pennsylvania nightclub on Halloween night.

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  18. $250,000 lottery ticket sold in AltoonaRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2013 | The Tribune-Democrat

    An Altoona pharmacy recently sold a lottery ticket worth $250,000. Thompson's Pharmacy, 2329 Broad Ave., in Altoona, sold the lucky Mega Millions ticket from Friday's drawing.

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