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Clinton wins historic nomination with a boost from Sanders Clinton wins historic nomination with a boost from Sanders

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party in the race for the White House. Full Story →

Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police this evening after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination.

JUNIOR LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck keeps sights set on title JUNIOR LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck keeps sights set on title

CENTER TOWNSHIP — Walbeck Insurance made the statement that it would not be an easy out for any opponent when it trounced Farmington on the opening day of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament.

- DUSTIN FILLOY, TERI ENCISO
MARION CENTER: Directors agree to maintain current staffing levels MARION CENTER: Directors agree to maintain current staffing levels

MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District will start the 2016-17 school year with the complement of sixth-grade and music teachers it has now.

- RANDY WELLS
Foundation grants boy's wish to be a garbage man Foundation grants boy's wish to be a garbage man

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Ethan Dean will be living his dream today.

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Cambria-Rowe college to close doors Cambria-Rowe college to close doors
13 hours ago - - SEAN YODER
Cambria-Rowe Business College will cease operations at the end of August. [Read More]
IUP receives reaffirmation of accreditation IUP receives reaffirmation of accreditation
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received reaffirmation of accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. [Read More]
BURRELL TOWNSHIP: Township to receive more in block grants BURRELL TOWNSHIP: Township to receive more in block grants
13 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
BLACK LICK — Burrell Township is in line for a bigger share of block grant funds for 2016 but there’s no clear frontrunner among projects that could use the money. [Read More]
Tree felled in Oak Grove Tree felled in Oak Grove
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Dan Zack of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania grounds crew cut up a large tree that came down in the Oak Grove during an intense thunderstorm late Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Walk for a Wonderful Life set Walk for a Wonderful Life set
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The Suicide Task Force of Indiana County will hold the fourth annual “Walk for a Wonderful Life” on Sept. 25 at the J.S. Mack Park fairgrounds from 1 to 3:30 p.m. [Read More]
Route 85 lane closures rescheduled Route 85 lane closures rescheduled
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The daylight, short-term lane closures scheduled for Thursday on Route 85 in Plumville Borough and Mahoning, Washington, and Rayne townships have been postponed. [Read More]
ABATE makes donation to IRMC ABATE makes donation to IRMC
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The Indiana County Chapter of ABATE (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) of Pennsylvania recently held a bike ride to benefit the pediatrics department at Indiana Regional Medical Center. [Read More]
Parts of Old Route 56 to close Parts of Old Route 56 to close
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Beginning Thursday, portions of Old Route 56 will be closed for reconstruction. [Read More]
Area agencies accept volunteer service Area agencies accept volunteer service
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Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
Business school with branch in Indiana to close Business school with branch in Indiana to close
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Cambria-Rowe Business College will cease operations at the end of August. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
Carp aren't so bad after all
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The common carp, or European carp, does not get much respect. People think of them as a bottom feeder (they are!) and a fish of polluted water. Although, carp can survive in polluted water, they are also found in clean streams and rivers. [Read More]
ICL PLAYOFFS: Colts, Bovard take leads in series ICL PLAYOFFS: Colts, Bovard take leads in series
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BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 4-3 win over West Lebanon and take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five Indiana County League semifinal playoff series on Monday. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT:   NORWIN 4, CONNELLSVILLE 2 YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: NORWIN 4, CONNELLSVILLE 2
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Hard-throwing 15-year-old Derek Turcovski tossed a gem, and Norwin inched closer to qualifying for the state tournament by edging once-beaten Connellsville in an elimination-game. [Read More]
Antlerless tags are available
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Antlerless tags are available
13 hours ago - - ZEKE WILSON
More than 17,300 antlerless licenses remain for WMU 2D, while only 3,065 remain for WMU 2E. [Read More]
These spots are great for summer
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These spots are great for summer
13 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
With summer in full swing, anglers have many venues at their disposal. If panfish and bass appeal to you, consider a trip to one of the following three waters. [Read More]
Partners team up for victories at ICC Partners team up for victories at ICC
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The winners in the Partner-Partner golf tournament at the Indiana Country Club on Sunday were, from left, Paul Rezk Jr. and Gary Dickie and Jennifer Myers and Connie Bence [Read More]
ICL PLAYOFFS: Blairsville, New Derry tie series ICL PLAYOFFS: Blairsville, New Derry tie series
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Second-seeded Blairsville blasted six extra-base hits, including a pair of home runs by Scott Thompson, and the visiting Colts routed third-seeded West Lebanon, 8-1, on Sunday to tie their best-of-five Indiana County League baseball playoff series at one win apiece. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck's early-morning rally falls short YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck's early-morning rally falls short
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CENTER TOWNSHIP — It was 1:15 a.m. today and Walbeck Insurance had just two hits on the board and trailed by three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, but the Homer City-based team had no plans of going quietly into the night. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: South County hands Connellsville first loss YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: South County hands Connellsville first loss
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South County jumped out to a three-run lead early and then rode the arm of Shad Haskins to outlast previously unbeaten Connellsville, 4-2, in a winners bracket game of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Sunday at First Commonwealth Field. [Read More]
Hughes chasing title at Sunnehanna
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Hughes chasing title at Sunnehanna
3 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Local junior golf phenom C.J. Hughes has a chance to win another major tournament this week, if he can conquer the field at the C.R. Miller Memorial Match Play tournament. [Read More]

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Lancaster man charged with raping woman Lancaster man charged with raping woman
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A Lancaster County man was jailed Sunday on charges of rape after police were called to an Indiana woman’s residence. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Two people were charged with harassment after an altercation turned physical on July 15, according to state police. [Read More]
Last of slain Baton Rouge officers buried Last of slain Baton Rouge officers buried
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BATON ROUGE, La. — Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country streamed past the casket Monday of a slain Baton Rouge police officer, some solemnly saluting and others making the sign of the cross as they paid their respects and mourned one of their own. [Read More]
Police: Parents locked kids in cage
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ROBERTSDALE (AP) — Central Pennsylvania police said a couple locked their children in a basement dog cage as punishment and even left their 6-year-old inside a cage overnight. [Read More]
Fired police officer wants court to dismiss charge Fired police officer wants court to dismiss charge
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fired city police sergeant wants a federal judge to dismiss a charge that he filed a false police report to obstruct an investigation into allegations that he punched and pushed a drunken man without provocation during a November arrest. [Read More]
Girl, 13, detained after fire at shop
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SHAMOKIN (AP) — A 13-year-old girl was in juvenile custody on charges she set a fire in the ladies room at a central Pennsylvania doughnut shop. [Read More]
Elevator door part focus in fall deaths of inmate, guard
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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Parts on an elevator door that gave way have become the focus of an investigation after a Pennsylvania jail guard and an inmate plunged about 60 feet down an open shaft to their deaths. [Read More]
Alabama jailer charged with using Bible to smuggle drugs
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FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A county jail guard in Alabama has been charged with trying to smuggle drugs inside a Bible. [Read More]
California man sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State
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SANTA ANA, Calif. — A federal judge on Monday sentenced a California man to 15 years in prison for trying to join the Islamic State group in Syria, calling his conduct a serious threat to the U.S. and saying it was influenced by his abusive childhood and history of mental problems. [Read More]
Arkansas execution drug likely from Pfizer subsidiary
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An execution drug obtained by the Arkansas prison system this month appears to have been made by a subsidiary of Pfizer, even though the pharmaceutical giant has said it doesn’t want its drugs to be used in executions. [Read More]

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ENGAGEMENT: Jolene Ulrich and James Garrettson ENGAGEMENT: Jolene Ulrich and James Garrettson
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Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ulrich, of Goodfield, Ill., and Jeannette Nord, of Bloomington, Ill., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jolene Marie Ulrich, to James Adam Garrettson, son of Dr. and Mrs. James A. Garrettson, of Indiana. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 26
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 25, 2016: [Read More]
WEDDING: Todd Holbay and Ashley Fetsko WEDDING: Todd Holbay and Ashley Fetsko
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Todd Adam Holbay and Ashley Elizabeth Fetsko were united in marriage on June 6, 2016, in an intimate ceremony beneath the umbrage of giant redwood trees along the Avenue of the Giants in California. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 25: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 25:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
WEDDING: Julie Prior and Mitchell Receski WEDDING: Julie Prior and Mitchell Receski
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Julie Michele Prior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Prior, of Pittsburgh, and Mitchell Robert Receski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Receski, of Indiana, were married on June 25, 2016, at St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church, Pittsburgh. The Rev. Father John Skirtich officiated. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 24: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 24:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
BIRTH: Julian James Maverick Warner BIRTH: Julian James Maverick Warner
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Julian James Maverick Warner was born June 15, 2016, at 4:45 p.m. at Magee-Womens Hospital of Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Scholarship awarded to Homer-Center alumni Scholarship awarded to Homer-Center alumni
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A Homer-Center Alumni Scholarship was recently awarded to Lane Matthew Potts, a 2016 graduate of Homer-Center High School. [Read More]

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Last of slain Baton Rouge officers buried Last of slain Baton Rouge officers buried
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BATON ROUGE, La. — Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country streamed past the casket Monday of a slain Baton Rouge police officer, some solemnly saluting and others making the sign of the cross as they paid their respects and mourned one of their own. [Read More]
Mom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at club Mom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at club
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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby’s life. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: McGinty regrets Toomey comment
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Katie McGinty is apologizing for using an expletive to describe her Republican opponent, Pat Toomey, in Pennsylvania’s closely watched race. [Read More]
Sanders urges fans to rally behind Clinton Sanders urges fans to rally behind Clinton
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PHILADELPHIA — Sen. Bernie Sanders urged supporters to rally behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic convention, but ardent followers who marched for hours in punishing heat Monday and planned to do so again seemed intent on keeping his upstart campaign alive. [Read More]
Two attackers slay priest in Normandy church before being shot dead Two attackers slay priest in Normandy church before being shot dead
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SAINTE-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France — Two attackers took hostages inside a French church during morning Mass on Tuesday near the city of Rouen, killing an 86-year-old priest by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. [Read More]
Police: Parents locked kids in cage
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ROBERTSDALE (AP) — Central Pennsylvania police said a couple locked their children in a basement dog cage as punishment and even left their 6-year-old inside a cage overnight. [Read More]
Pennsylvania casinos scoff at $1 million liquor license
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers recently passed legislation giving the state’s 12 casinos the ability to sell liquor between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., but casinos say they aren’t biting. [Read More]
Fired police officer wants court to dismiss charge Fired police officer wants court to dismiss charge
13 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fired city police sergeant wants a federal judge to dismiss a charge that he filed a false police report to obstruct an investigation into allegations that he punched and pushed a drunken man without provocation during a November arrest. [Read More]
Girl, 13, detained after fire at shop
13 hours ago -
SHAMOKIN (AP) — A 13-year-old girl was in juvenile custody on charges she set a fire in the ladies room at a central Pennsylvania doughnut shop. [Read More]
Elevator door part focus in fall deaths of inmate, guard
13 hours ago -
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Parts on an elevator door that gave way have become the focus of an investigation after a Pennsylvania jail guard and an inmate plunged about 60 feet down an open shaft to their deaths. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Response to Homer City fire lauded Letter to the Editor: Response to Homer City fire lauded
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We would like to thank all the firefighters and the Homer City police for all that they did the night of the fire that heavily damaged our home on June 26. Not enough credit is given to these men and women who risk their lives for their communities. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A fine show of teamwork Letter to the Editor: A fine show of teamwork
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I would like to say to all the members of the local fire companies who took part in the events at the recent convention in Black Lick: “Job well done!” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Do we really need more gun laws? Letter to the Editor: Do we really need more gun laws?
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So, let me understand this correctly. The Associated Press, a well-known left-leaning organization, and GfK, a market research firm from Nuremberg, Germany, have decided that “Americans” think we need more gun laws. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who will pay bill for free tuition? Letter to the Editor: Who will pay bill for free tuition?
13 hours ago -
Recently I see that candidate Hillary Clinton is accepting some of the ideas of socialist Bernie Sanders. I would not think that it has something to do with this week’s convention. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reassessment still hurting taxpayers Letter to the editor: Reassessment still hurting taxpayers
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On July 13, over 40 concerned taxpayers attended a commissioners’ meeting. Approximately 20 of those in attendance spoke during the public comment portion. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Father knows best Letter to the editor: Father knows best
2 days ago -
When it comes to education, my father, Tony DeLoreto, candidate for state Senate in the 41st District, knows best. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Wrong direction Letter to the editor: Wrong direction
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A stunning 79 percent of Americans now believe the country is heading in the wrong direction, a 15-point spike over recent years, according to an Associated Press – GfK poll. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: ABATE thanks supporters Letter to the Editor: ABATE thanks supporters
3 days ago -
Indiana County ABATE (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) recently had its 2016 Camp Orenda fundraising campaign. It was another great year and we would like to send an enormous thank-you to the following businesses, organizations and their patrons, as well as private donors. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The right restroom door? Letter to the Editor: The right restroom door?
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I would like to begin with a simple-to-understand passage of Scripture: Genesis 1:27, “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” This verse is easy to comprehend. It is not difficult to know the gender in which you are born. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: At long last, a choice in the 41st district Letter to the Editor: At long last, a choice in the 41st district
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Kudos to state Senate candidate Tony DeLoreto for his July 7 letter headlined “Workers deserve more from senator.” [Read More]

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