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Yesterday | 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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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Altoona Mirror

NCambria school district hires new superintendent

At a special meeting Aug. 11, the school board unanimously hired Joe Kimmel, 43, of Somerset County to lead the district.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Connecticut Post

Oops: County wrongly figured blood-alcohol levels

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

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Waly 103.9

Thursday August 21 2014

A DISTRICT JUDGE IN CENTRE COUNTY YESTERDAY ORDERED 53 YEAR OLD FREDERICK RICE OF Harrisburg TO STAND TRIAL AFTER HE WAIVED HIS PRELIMINARY HEARING.

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Related Topix: Centre County, PA, Blair County, PA, Davidsville, PA, Huntingdon County, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Evening Sun

Everyday Hero: Hanover woman encourages volunteerism

Peg Sennett, 72, of Hanover, takes a break from painting a deck during a home restoration in Swan Quarter, North Carolina, in May 2012 after Hurricane Irene damaged the coastal area.

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Related Topix: Hanover, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Hurricane Sandy

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Evangelical Lutheran bishop stepping down

Bishop Gregory Pile, of the Allegheny Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will retire Aug. 31 after 21 years of leading the synod.

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Related Topix: Friedens, PA, Huntingdon, PA, Somerset, PA, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Daily Kos

WE Tortured

New York City, Washington DC, Stonycreek Township: Americans on aviation fueled missiles, doomed to crash into World Trade Center, Pentagon and a Somerset County Pennsylvania field, like Malaysian Flight 17's 298, no survivors We follow the leaders who murder, following killers emulating torturers and inhumane zealots like Putin, the Klu Klux Klan ... (more)

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Mitt Romney

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Mountain Playhouse in Jennerstown marks 75 years

More than 75 years ago, Mountain Playhouse founder James Stoughton ran into where his sister, Louise Maust, was having breakfast one morning and said, "How much money do you have, Louise? We're going to open a theater."

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Related Topix: Jennerstown, PA, Theater, Arts, Home Listing, Home

The Tribune-Democrat

One reported dead in Somerset crash

One person is dead after a car-motorcycle crash in Somerset Township, emergency dispatchers said.

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Related Topix: Somerset, PA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Vietnam veterans will be honored

Tom Caulfield, director of Community Veterans Initiatives of Johnstown, said Thursday the Vietnam Era was among the most divisive in the nation's history.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA, Cambria County, PA, Life, Veteran Affairs

Altoona Mirror

Pain at the gas pump eased in Bedford

Except, that is, a gasoline price war - at least if the lines at the Bedford turnpike-interchange Sheetz are any indication.

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Rocklin and Roseville Today

Lincoln Man Serving Aboard the Navy's USS Somerset

Petty Officer 1st Class Brian West, an aviation boatswain's mate from Lincoln, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Shanksville, PA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

New filtration system targets mine water

There is a rusty tint to some nearby water and mud, too. Soon, though, a new filtration system, consisting of shallow vegetative wetlands, a settling basin, concrete trough, buried limestone and aeration component, is expected to help return those elements back to their natural appearances.

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Related Topix: South Fork, PA

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