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PA Legistlator is Being Deployed
December 1, 2017

A Pennsylvania legislator has announced he will be deployed to the Middle East next year. Republican state Rep. Matt Gabler announced…

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Former Altoona Bus Driver Wins Court Battle
November 30, 2017

A fired Pennsylvania school bus driver who believed being fingerprinted would leave “the mark of the devil” on her has won…

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PA Holiday Crash Totals
November 29, 2017

There were fewer fatal crashes and more alcohol-related arrests on Pennsylvania’s highways over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. State troopers investigated 981…

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Blair County Real Estate Taxes Could Jump 25% With New Budget
November 28, 2017

According to reports, the Blair County Commissioners are planning to introduce a new county budget that would include a 25% hike…

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PA State Officials get Salary Bump
November 28, 2017

The salaries of Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials, including Gov. Tom Wolf, will rise in 2018. The…

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PA Deer Hunting Update
November 27, 2017

Pennsylvania’s Game Commission estimates about 550,000 hunters with rifles are expected to take to the woods in search of white-tailed deer….

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Judge Blocks effort to Shutdown PA Medical Malpractice Insurer
November 24, 2017

A federal judge is temporarily blocking an effort by Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped state government to shut down a state-created medical malpractice insurer…

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United Way of Blair Co. Partners with Local Small Businesses
November 23, 2017

United Way of Blair County reminds everyone to shop local this holiday season and give back to your community especially as…

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McGinnis Update on Facebook Page
November 22, 2017

Representative John McGinnis of Blair County, was released from UPMC Altoona on Tuesday, after being admitted to the hospital with stroke-like…

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Update on State Rep. John Mcginnis
November 21, 2017

The latest on State Representative John Mcginnis, he is scheduled to be released from UPMC Altoona today after being admitted to…

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